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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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