July 26, 2017, 10:42 am
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DND chief: Marawi conflict end

by VICTOR REYES on July 26, 2017
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ONE more time.

Rody missed the details, say

July 26, 2017
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MORE senators yesterday described President Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address as lacking, but details of it, other senators said, thankfully could be found in other documents.

Duterte threatens to bomb lum

July 26, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte on Monday night warned that he would order the bombing of schools operated by the Lumads for teaching about rebelling or going against government.

HIV cases in May highest sinc

by GERARD NAVAL on July 26, 2017
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THE number of HIV cases recorded for the month of May breached the 1,000-mark.

Imee attends hearing; Ilocos 6

by WENDELL VIGILIA on July 26, 2017
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ILOCOS Norte Gov. Imee Marcos narrowly avoided being ordered arrested yesterday after attending the hearing of the House committee on good government and public accountability which ordered the release from detention of the six provincial government officers who finally admitted their participation in the alleged anomalous purchase of vehicles using the local government’s share in the tobacco excise tax.

China backs joint energy dev’

July 26, 2017
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CHINA’S foreign minister on Tuesday said he supported the idea of joint energy ventures with the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea, warning that unilateral action could cause problems and damage both sides.

Duterte asks Congress for ID s

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 26, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte asked Congress again to pass into law the bills on the national Identification (ID) system and Freedom of Information (FOI).

But will the Balangiga bells b

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 26, 2017
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THE US Embassy yesterday said it will work with the Philippine government to solve the controversial issue of the Balangiga bells seized by American troops in Balangiga, Eastern Samar in 1901 as war booty.

CHR defends its existence

July 26, 2017
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FOLLOWING the threat of President Duterte to abolish the Commission on Human Rights, the agency yesterday said it will continue to perform its constitutional mandate to investigate human rights violations committed by state agents such as policemen and soldiers.

SC junks petitions for joint s

July 26, 2017
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THE Supreme Court yesterday junked petitions seeking to compel Congress to convene jointly to review President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao following an attack by Maute terrorist group in Marawi City on May 23.


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Column of the Day

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


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.’