February 20, 2017, 4:31 pm
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Sombero testimony will establish the truth: Gordon

SEN. Richard Gordon yesterday said the testimony of former police official Wenceslao “Wally” Sombero, the supposed middleman of gambling tycoon Jack Lam, would complete the picture on the P50-million bribery scandal that rocked the Bureau of Immigration.

Surigao residents warned to avoid damaged buildings

AMID aftershocks, disaster officials yesterday cautioned Surigao City residents against staying in school buildings and other structures with cracked walls and similar damage caused by the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that hit Friday night.
 

Duterte to rogue cops: Basilan or quit

PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said rogue cops will be sent to Basilan to beef up government forces in the fight against Muslim militants but also gave them the option to quit.

Hunt for NDF, NPA leaders begins

WITH the collapse of the peace talks, government forces yesterday started arresting consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.

Transport officials downplay jeepney strike

HUNDREDS of commuters were inconvenienced yesterday as jeepney and UV express van drivers held a transport strike to protest government’s plan to phase out jeepneys over 15 years old.
 

Bid to restore Trump travel ban junked

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT. – A US appeal court late on Saturday denied a request from the US Department of Justice to immediately restore an immigration order from President Donald Trump barring citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries and temporarily banning refugees.

‘Sacked BI execs had no authority to conduct probe’

FORMER Immigration deputy commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles had no authority to conduct a unilateral probe against individuals suspected of violating immigration laws or involved in human trafficking.

Duterte sending Panelo to SoKor to apologize for Jee’s kidnap-slay

PRESIDENT Duterte is sending chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo to South Korea to convey his apologies to the South Korean government over the abduction and killing of one of its citizens by rogue cops.

Dental surgery student is new Miss Universe

A DENTAL surgery student from Northern France, who advocates free education and oral hygiene for children, was crowned the new Miss Universe yesterday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in a show that was beamed via satellite to a billion televiewers.

New Miss Universe crowned today

A NEW Miss Universe who will succeed Pia Wurtzbach will be proclaimed and crowned today from among 86 delegates worldwide at the grand finale of the pageant’s 65th edition at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City in front of a billion televiewers worldwide via satellite.

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Trillanes to Duterte: Sign waiver of bank secrecy law addressed to BPI

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 20,2017
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‘Trillanes did not fall into the trap of Duterte diverting the issue with his personal insults to him.’

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More on the DeLima-Trillanes team

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 20, 2017
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‘Sen. Trillanes to President Duterte: “Disclose your bank account deposits!’