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Punish erring barangay execs i

March 27, 2017
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FORMER Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr., author of the Local Government Code of 1991, yesterday said the plan of President Duterte to declare barangay positions vacant and appoint barangay officials has no legal basis and could impinge on the people’s right to vote.

Duterte takes early lead in T

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on March 27, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte leads the initial results of an online poll for Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Abella: No sacred cows with Du

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on March 27, 2017
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PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Ernesto Abella yesterday said President Duterte’s sacking of 92 government employees this month over allegations of graft and corruption is proof that there are no sacred cows in the administration.

Truce useless if NPA continues

by VICTOR REYES on March 27, 2017
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THE Armed Forces yesterday said no date has been set for the reinstatement of the government’s unilateral ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army, which President Duterte lifted last month.

4 dead, 23 injured in Sulu gr

March 27, 2017
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FOUR civilians died while 23 others were injured in a grenade explosion in Jolo town in Sulu on Saturday night, the military said yesterday.

Beijing-backed bet is first fe

March 27, 2017
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HONG KONG. – A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen on Sunday to be Hong Kong’s next leader amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better able to defuse political tension.

Leased patrol aircraft from Ja

March 27, 2017
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DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is due to receive today two of the five patrol aircraft leased by Japan to the Philippine government to improve its maritime patrol and surveillance.

Access to Corinthian Gardens s

March 27, 2017
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THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority yesterday said it is holding talks with the Corinthian Gardens Association Inc. to allow private motorists to pass through the exclusive subdivision to help decongest EDSA. 

Workers, employers to join com

March 27, 2017
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ON the heels of the issuance of Department Order No. 174, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is preparing to deploy representatives of labor groups and employers as part of labor compliance inspection teams.

Detained Korean to appeal arre

by RAYMOND AFRICA on March 27, 2017
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A 72-year-old Korean nabbed last Thursday for allegedly being an undesirable alien will question his arrest before the Court of Appeals today.

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Duterte immobilized

By DODY LACUNA | March 24,2017
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‘He should deter the AIDS outbreak victimizing the youth whom he has pledged to protect always.’

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Reviving Laguna de Bae (2)

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | March 27, 2017
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‘Industry and residents must be disciplined; penalized. “We are doing all these for the local subsistence fishermen.” – Jaime Medina, LLDA general manager.’