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DOTr gives consortium original proponent status

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By Myla Iglesias | July 18, 2018
CLARK, Pampanga. --  The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has given the  so-called super consortium composed of seven conglomerates an original proponent status (OPS) on its P106-billion unsolicited proposal for the expansion, rehabilitation and operation of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).



Aquino questions NBI’s Dengvaxia complaint

By ASHZEL HACHERO | July 18, 2018
FORMER President Benigno Aquino III yesterday said he was denied due process by the National Bureau of Investigation which is asking the Office of the Ombudsman to prosecute him in connection with the P3.5-billion procurement of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine for his government’s anti-dengue vaccination program.


Threats to peace

July 13,2018
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IED explodes at the construction site of the public market in Brgy. Poblacion, Datu Paglas, Maguindanao last July 11 this year. Based on the investigation, the ISIS-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) are the ones behind the explosion.


Arum now singing different tune

By Bong Pedralvez | July 18,2018
LOOK who’s singing a different tune now that Manny Pacquiao has boosted his stock by wresting the World Boxing Association welterweight crown from Argentine Lucas Matthysse with a sensational seventh-round knockout win in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last Sunday.


‘Mamma Mia!’ returns

July 18,2018
LONDON — Amid olive trees and plenty of ABBA tunes, the musical world of “Mamma Mia” took over a London theatre on Monday for the film sequel’s world premiere with Oscar winner Meryl Streep and pop diva Cher among the attendees.



A Night to Remember by the Ballet Manila

BALLET Manila (BM) will open its 23rd performance season with a one-night-only gala featuring fast-rising stars of Asian and American dance theater on July 7, 7:30 p.m., at Aliw Theater.

Special Features

Providing an enabling environment at the crossroads of digital transformation

July 16,2018
Thank you Association of Philippine Correspondent Bank Officers (APCB) for the opportunity to speak and share the BSP’s initiatives.  ACPB President Arthur Vincent Chung, members, key players and stakeholders in correspondent banking, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning.  

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Column of the Day

Tearing down the house (Second of a series)

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By Jego Ragragio | July 18,2018
‘The draft Federal Constitution is a clear example of tearing a house down in order to install a new door—where the new door goes into an existing door jamb. There’s barely anything new here, and the few things that are new, don’t actually need a constitutional amendment.’

Opinion of the Day

Heed this constitutional expert’s warning

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By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | July 18, 2018
‘The critique of Gene Lacza Pilapil, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, one of the resource persons, should warn us about the draft Federal Constitution produced by the Duterte-created Consultative Committee.’