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Only 3, not 10, bus terminals

July 20, 2017
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INSTEAD of 10 bus terminals, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, and the Quezon City government shut down just three terminals yesterday for violating the “nose-in, nose-out” policy banning public buses from maneuvering on EDSA.

Funeral benefits raised to P30

July 20, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte approved the increase of funeral benefits for private and government workers from P20,000 to P30,000.

Duterte wants ML till December

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 19, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte is seeking an extension of martial law (ML) in Mindanao until the end of the year, or until such time that Congress may determine, to address the “existing rebellion” in the region and “looming” threats, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said yesterday.

SC okays transfer of Maute ca

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 19, 2017
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THE Supreme Court has granted a request of the Department of Justice for the transfer of rebellion and other cases filed against members of the Maute terrorist group from the Cagayan de Oro Regional Trial Court to the RTC of Taguig City.

SC defers action on Imee petit

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 19, 2017
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CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and two other Supreme Court justices yesterday inhibited themselves from the petition filed by Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos seeking to stop the investigation by the House of Representatives on the alleged misuse of P66.45 million in the province’ share of tobacco excise funds and the release of six provincial employees detained for contempt since last May 29.

Military vehicle collides wit

by VICTOR REYES on July 19, 2017
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SEVEN civilians died Monday night in Misamis Oriental while eight other civilians and a soldier were injured in a collision between a military armored fighting vehicle and a passenger van.

Congress to appoint Con-Com me

by WENDELL VIGILIA on July 19, 2017
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SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez and Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III have agreed that Congress will be the one to appoint members of the 25-man Constitutional Commission tasked to craft proposed amendments to the Constitution after President Duterte failed to appoint its members.

Four top officials gain in ra

July 19, 2017
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PUBLIC satisfaction over the performances of Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, Senate President Aquilino Martin Pimentel III, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno all improved in the second quarter, the June 23 to 26 survey by the Social Weather Station (SWS) showed.

Americans told: Avoid Mindanao

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 19, 2017
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THE US State Department has warned its citizens to avoid all “non-essential travel” to several areas in Mindanao, including Marawi City where government forces are engaged in clashes with the Maute terrorist group for close to two months now.

3 suspected pushers nabbed in

July 19, 2017
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THREE suspected drug pushers were arrested in Quezon City and Tanay, Rizal last Monday.

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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.’