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Final push in Marawi City: Fir

by VICTOR REYES on October 23, 2017
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REMNANTS of the Maute Group, numbering around 30, are now confined in one building in Marawi City and government forces were making the final push yesterday to rid the city of the Islamic State-inspired terrorists.

Honasan: Marawi rehab to take

by JP LOPEZ on October 23, 2017
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REHABILITATION and reconstruction of Marawi City, site of almost five months of fighting between government forces and the terrorist Maute Group, may take three years and cost at least P50 billion, Sen. Gregorio Honasan II said yesterday.

Many congressmen clueless on

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 23, 2017
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MANY congressmen are still clueless about the administration’s proposal to shift to a federal form of government, an opposition lawmaker said yesterday.

Landslides, floods leave 14 de

by VICTOR REYES on October 23, 2017
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FOURTEEN people have been reported killed from flooding and landslides in the Zamboanga Peninsula in the past week, the Office of Civil Defense said yesterday.

Sandiganbayan orders separate

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on October 23, 2017
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THE Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has ordered a separate trial to speed up the resolution of an ownership dispute between the government and a private firm involving two farm lots in Busuanga, Palawan covering a combined area of 887.76 hectares.

Sandiganbayan orders corruptio

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on October 23, 2017
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THE Sandiganbayan has affirmed graft and malversation charges filed by the Office of the Ombudsman against former Bataan Shipyard and Engineering Co. Inc. (Baseco) president and board director Proceso Maligalig.

Family of cop killed in Asean

by RAYMOND AFRICA on October 23, 2017
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THE family of the cop accidentally killed while performing Asean duty last week will receive more than P1.6 million in assistance, according to the Department of Interior and Local Government.

Bishop Pueblos, 74

October 23, 2017
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BUTUAN Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos died Saturday night, according to Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines.

MPD disputes Manila ranking in

October 23, 2017
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THE Manila Police District yesterday yesterday claimed the British study ranking the city of Manila as among the least safe cities in the world appeared to be inaccurate.
 

Commonwealth Ave. barriers se

October 23, 2017
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THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority yesterday installed plastic barriers on Meralco-Commonwealth Ave. to Ilang Ilang St. to ease traffic congestion in the area where part of the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 is being constructed. 

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Column of the Day

Finally, better airports

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 23,2017
‘Eight provincial airports being readied for night operations; to improve air travel, and help decongest NAIA. – Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr.’

Opinion of the Day

Who speaks for whom?

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | October 23, 2017
‘Let the people of Manicani speak for themselves and let the rest of us respect their wishes whatever that may be.’