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Duterte: Ban in Kuwait stays until maid’s killers are in jail

By RAYMOND AFRICA | February 23, 2018
PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said the deployment ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait stays until the killers of Joanna Demafelis, the domestic helper who was tortured and placed in a freezer for a year, are behind bars.

Duterte: Ban in Kuwait stays u

by RAYMOND AFRICA on February 23, 2018
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said the deployment ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait stays until the killers of Joanna Demafelis, the domestic helper who was tortured and placed in a freezer for a year, are behind bars.

PET imposes gag order on Marco

by ASHZEL HACHERO on February 23, 2018
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THE Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has issued a “gag order” directing former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo to observe the sub judice rule in connection with the pending electoral protest.

Cha-Cha rallies, job fairs ma

February 23, 2018
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ABOUT 800 policemen and traffic enforcers will be deployed around the People Power Monument on Sunday to help with security and traffic management for the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.

Minority senators seek De Lima

by ASHZEL HACHERO on February 23, 2018
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MINORITY senators have filed a resolution calling for the release from detention of Sen. Leila de Lima who is facing criminal charges before the Muntinlupa city regional trial court in connection with her alleged involvement in the illegal drugs trade at the New Bilibid Prison when she was still the justice secretary.

Health Dep’t fast-tracks suit

by GERARD NAVAL on February 23, 2018
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HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque III said the Department of Health will fast-track the filing of civil cases against Sanofi Pasteur, makers of Dengvaxia, after it refused to refund the used doses of the dengue vaccine worth P1.6 billion and to set up an indemnification fund for Dengvaxia recipients.

Duterte: P50,000 reward for ev

by RAYMOND AFRICA on February 23, 2018
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday upped the reward for those who will kill New People’s Army rebels.

5 senators reject divorce bill

by ASHZEL HACHERO on February 23, 2018
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AT LEAST five senators have expressed their opposition to divorce in the country, a day after the House committee on population and family relations submitted the divorce bill to the plenary for deliberations.

Napoles camp presses bail pet

by PETER TABINGO on February 23, 2018
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PLUNDER defendant Janet Lim Napoles has prodded the Supreme Court to rule on her petition seeking reversal of the Sandiganbayan resolution denying her bail request for alleged grave abuse of discretion on the part of the anti-graft court.

10 pushers killed by Bulacan

by RAYMOND AFRICA on February 23, 2018
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TEN suspected drug pushers were killed while one was injured in operations conducted by the Bulacan Police Provincial Office Wednesday and Thursday.

Duterte stands by ban on Rapp

February 23, 2018
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday assured Rappler it can directly cover his activities once proven it is a news entity owned by Filipinos.

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Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’