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Duterte: Ban in Kuwait stays until maid’s killers are in jail

By RAYMOND AFRICA | February 23, 2018
PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said the deployment ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait stays until the killers of Joanna Demafelis, the domestic helper who was tortured and placed in a freezer for a year, are behind bars.

PhilHealth opens P15T coverage

by Evan Orias on December 02, 2013
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The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) yesterday said amputee members can now avail of prosthetic legs at P15,000.

Money taps opened; Aquino orde

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR AND VICTOR REYES on November 29, 2013
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PRESIDENT Aquino has ordered government-owned and controlled corporations and government financial institutions to grant a six-month moratorium on loan payments, and extend interest-free loans to individuals, companies, and groups directly affected by typhoon “Yolanda,” Malacañang said yesterday.

aquino pledges aid for Bohol r

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on November 29, 2013
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday reassured Boholanos of continued relief and rehabilitation assistance from national government, even if normalcy has started to return in Bohol.

aquino pledges aid for Bohol r

by Raymund Omanito on November 29, 2013
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday reassured Boholanos of continued relief and rehabilitation assistance from national government, even if normalcy has started to return in Bohol.

Yolanda reconstruction may tak

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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The Philippines’ post-Yolanda reconstruction could take as long as 10 years, with the leadership of President   Aquino put to a test amid complex problems such as property rights, missing title deeds and land zoning, experts said on Wednesday.

US affirms support for Japan

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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WASHINGTON. — The United States pledged support for ally Japan on Wednesday in a growing dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea and senior US administration officials accused Beijing of behavior that had unsettled its neighbors.

2nd batch of pork barrel scam

by GERARD NAVAL on November 29, 2013
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JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima yesterday said the second batch of cases against those allegedly involved in the pork barrel scam are set to be filed today at the Office of the Ombudsman.

Aquino to Manny: Fight tax cas

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on November 29, 2013
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday said boxing champ Manny Pacquiao should just settle his tax row with the Bureau of Internal Revenue instead of engaging in a media war.

Embattled Thai PM easily survi

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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BANGKOK – Thailand’s embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra breezed through a no-confidence vote in parliament on Thursday as confusion emerged over the goals of an anti-government protest movement massing at government offices.

Ombudsman wins 10 cases in e

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on November 29, 2013
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OMBUDSMAN prosecutors are on a winning streak this month at the Sandiganbayan, claiming 10 scalps in just eight days. 

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Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’