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Corona prosecutor charged on P

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on July 21, 2017
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CRIMINAL charges been filed against former Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. after the Office of the Ombudsman found probable cause to indict him for  misuse of his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) totaling P4.8 million in 2008.

Davao board backs BuCor-Tadeco

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 21, 2017
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THE provincial board of Davao del Norte has thrown its support to the controversial joint venture agreement between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Corp., saying it provided jobs and improved the livelihood of some 180,000 residents of the province.

Singaporean woman rescued; kid

by RAYMOND AFRICA on July 21, 2017
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THE Philippine National Police has rescued a Singaporean woman a day after she was kidnapped by a group of casino loan sharks preying on high-rollers in Parañaque City last July 17.

Pagcor warns vs swindlers

July 21, 2017
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THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) warned the public against individuals who used the name of the agency to swindle large amounts of cash and products from their victims, mostly business establishments.

Check on ‘nose-in, nose-out’ b

by Evan Orias on July 21, 2017
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THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will inspect 12 bus terminals along EDSA in Pasay City today to check if bus operators are complying with the “nose-in, nose-out” policy that bans public buses from maneuvering on EDSA. 

Dela Rosa getting impatient ov

by RAYMOND AFRICA on July 21, 2017
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PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa yesterday said he will issue an ultimatum to the US arms supplier Sig Sauer from which the PNP is trying to purchase some 26,000 M4 assault rifles worth P1.7 billion.

Duterte says Maute, ASG to att

by VICTOR REYES AND WENDELL VIGILIA on July 20, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte has revealed to Congress that Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and the Maute Group are planning to launch attacks in Basilan province and the cities of Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, and Zamboanga.

Gov’t suspends back channel ta

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR AND VICTOR REYES on July 20, 2017
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GOVERNMENT has cancelled its back channel talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) after New People’s Army rebels staged attacks against government forces, including the Presidential Security Group, in Palawan and North Cotabato, Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza said yesterday.

SAF 44 kin ask Ombudsman for

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on July 20, 2017
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PARENTS of slain PNP-Special Action Force (SAF) troopers in the June 25, 2015 Mamasapano tragedy yesterday filed a consolidated motion for reconsideration with the Ombudsman pressing for the indictment of former President Benigno Aquino III on 44 counts of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide, one for each of the fallen police officers.

Senators undecided on length o

by JP LOPEZ on July 20, 2017
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GOVERNMENT security officials have yet to convince senators on the need to extend the martial law (ML) proclamation in Mindanao.

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Wyoming, we want our bells back!

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 26,2017
‘I uphold and stand for the entirety of President Duterte’s SONA... Also for his demand for the return of the Balangiga Bells whose fate I wrote about 22 years ago.’

Opinion of the Day

‘Assassination’

By DODY LACUNA | July 26, 2017
‘The possible assassination of the very popular Duterte by the CPP/NPA would likely lead to an intense civil unrest, with the military suddenly cracking down on leftist groups, the opposition and the media.’