October 20, 2017, 7:59 am
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Duterte blasts EU, but it may

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 13, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday gave the ambassadors of the European Union countries 24 hours to leave the Philippines and threatened to cut diplomatic ties with them over the issues of illegal drugs and extra judicial killings,

Duterte tells foes, no matter

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 13, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said his critics and those seeking his ouster should just merge into one group so that he could deal with them all at the same

Rody tells comm group: Don’t

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 13, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday told the members of his communications team to avoid   arrogance and exaggerations while explaining the governance programs of his administration.

PNP disbands drug units, stops

by RAYMOND AFRICA on October 13, 2017
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PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa yesterday disbanded all Drug Enforcement Units and ordered police personnel to stop operations under the controversial Project Double Barrel and Oplan Tokhang, which critics say has led to extrajudicial killings.

Govt’ won’t be caught unprepa

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 13, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said there may have been “failures” that resulted in the attack in Marawi City by the terrorist Maute Group but he would rather prepare the country and ensure any terror attack would not happen again.

House wants to make sure Bauti

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 13, 2017
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HOUSE majority leader Rudy Fariñas yesterday said he would recommend to the plenary next month that the justice committee be allowed to hold hearings for the preparation of the articles of impeachment against Elections Chair Andres Bautista.

Bello: Peace talks with Reds s

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 13, 2017
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PEACE talks between government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP) remain “alive” and waiting for President’s Duterte’s go signal to formally resume, chief government negotiator and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said yesterday.

Main accused in Burgos disappe

by ANGELA LOPEZ DE LEON on October 13, 2017
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ARMY Major Harry Baliaga Jr., the main suspect in the disappearance of political activist Jonas Burgos in 2007, was acquitted by a Quezon City court yesterday.

Witness in UST hazing death te

October 13, 2017
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JOHN Paul Solano will take the hot seat in an open hearing when the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs resumes its investigation Monday next week on the hazing death of University of Santo Tomas law student Horacio Tomas Castillo III last September 17.

House impeaches Bautista: Vote

October 12, 2017
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THE House of Representatives yesterday impeached Andres Bautista hours after he announced his resignation as chairman of the Commission on Elections, effective end of the year.


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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’