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Southeast Asian countries commit to thwart militants

June 23, 2017
THE Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia agreed yesterday to pool intelligence and tackle militant financing as fears grow that protracted fighting in Marawi City could be the prelude to an Islamic State infiltration of the region.

Vape adherents protest Ubial

June 23, 2017
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ADHERENTS of e-cigarettes or “vapes” are up in arms over what they claimed were grossly inaccurate statements made by Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial recently in her drive against all forms of smoking.
 

Diokno gets UP honorary doctor

June 23, 2017
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BUDGET Secretary Benjamin Diokno is scheduled to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of the Philippines (UP) on Sunday.

11 Abu Sayyaf men surrender in

June 23, 2017
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A SUB-LEADER of the Abu Sayyaf group and 10 members surrendered to government forces in Sumisip town in Basilan on Wednesday.

Tax evasion raps filed vs rest

June 23, 2017
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TAX evasion charges were filed yesterday by the Justice Department against a restaurant chain, two construction firms and a plastics maker that allegedly failed to pay P275.2 million in taxes.

OMB exec rapped for threats

June 23, 2017
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THE team leader of a towing company accredited by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has filed criminal charges against an alleged employee of the Optical Media Board who berated the towing team last month. 
 

Fair weather except for Mindan

June 23, 2017
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EXCEPT for Mindanao, the country will continue to experience fair weather with chances of isolated rains due to localized thunderstorms, weather forecaster Benison Estareja said yesterday.

Walk the talk vs LGBT bullying

June 23, 2017
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THE New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) yesterday urged President Duterte to reiterate his rejection of bullying and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people after its report showed that LGBT students suffer from bullying and discrimination.

BIFF storms school in North Co

by VICTOR REYES on June 22, 2017
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MEMBERS of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters yesterday occupied a school in Pigkawayan town in North Cotabato and took at least 20 civilians as human shields after a failed attack on security forces.

Duterte warns of retaliatory

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on June 22, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte has warned of bombings and retaliatory attacks in parts of Mindanao from the Maute Group which attacked Marawi City last month and other terrorist groups that are aligning themselves with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Public warned on groups solici

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on June 22, 2017
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MALACAÑANG and the military yesterday warned the public against unscrupulous persons or groups soliciting donations supposedly for soldiers and communities in Marawi City.

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Column of the Day

The hidden danger in Marawi

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | June 23,2017
‘What was supposed to be a simple police action has turned out to be the most serious military operation to date in the Duterte administration.’

Opinion of the Day

Metabolism: Why dieting fails

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | June 23, 2017
‘My doctor said that both hands lifting a gallon-size pail up to shoulder height daily can help my body’s fat-burning ability.’