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House approves Con-Ass resolution

By WENDELL VIGILIA | January 17, 2018
THE House of Representatives last night approved the concurrent resolution seeking to convene the House and the Senate into a constituent assembly (con-ass) to introduce amendments to the Constitution.

Body of fugitive SoKor ferry

by Reuters on July 23, 2014
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SEOUL. — A body found more than a month ago in a South Korean plum orchard has been identified by authorities as that of a businessman who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people.

Town cop chief, barangay head

July 23, 2014
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THE chief of police of Paranas town in Western Samar was shot dead yesterday in Tacloban City by an unidentified man.

Impeach raps filed vs Aquino;

by WENDELL VIGILIA on July 22, 2014
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LEFT-LEANING activists led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan and leaders of various multi-sectoral organizations yesterday filed the first valid impeachment complaint against President Aquino for alleged misuse of public funds in the government’s Disbursement Acceleration Program, some key provisions of which were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

INC opens world’s biggest dome

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 22, 2014
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday said he would continue to have enemies and critics as his administration pursues the reforms that it has started.

The P144-B DAP Express; Funds

July 22, 2014
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THE GOOD, the bad, and the dead combine, in terms of projects and activities, under the Aquino administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program, which is now wreaking havoc on relations between institutions, as well as between the government and the citizens.

Binay leads presidential cont

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on July 22, 2014
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VICE President Jejomar Binay and Sen. Grace Poe will come out on top as president and vice president if the 2016 elections were held today, results from the Pulse Asia survey showed.

Fighting erupts in Ukraine as

by Reuters on July 22, 2014
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RELATIVES of three Filipinos who died when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine are having their travel documents being processed with the help of the Department of Foreign Affairs to enable them to fly to The Netherlands.

Country cleans up after Glen

by VICTOR REYES AND ANGELA LOPEZ DE LEON on July 22, 2014
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THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council yesterday reported three more fatalities from typhoon “Glenda” which hit several regions last week, bringing the official death toll to 97.

Two former mayors named in gr

by PETER TABINGO on July 22, 2014
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TWO former mayors face multiple counts of graft in connection with alleged anomalous deals.

Judiciary employees stage sile

by ASHZEL HACHERO on July 22, 2014
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JUDICIARY employees wearing red and black staged a “silent protest” in yesterday’s flag-raising ceremonies against what they said was the “rape of the Lady Justice” by no less than President Aquino.

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The real chilling effect

By ABIGAIL VALTE | January 17,2018
‘Even the half-blind can see the pattern of coercion and elimination employed against those believed to be critical of the Mr. Duterte’s moves.’

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Despite corporate questions, Rappler case is a press freedom issue

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 17, 2018
‘The decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission to void the registration of Rappler as a media entity is a press freedom issue.’