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Denials, tirades on drug criticisms won’t do: Ping

By ASHZEL HACHERO | April 23, 2018
SEN. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson yesterday said government should use facts and better communication strategies to address criticisms made by the European Union and the United States State Department on the country’s anti-drugs campaign, adding outright denials and angry tirades won’t cut it.
 

To celebrate TOYM awards, Aqui

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on December 20, 2013
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday said he would visit Tacloban City again on Sunday to check on rehabilitation efforts and the conditions of the victims of typhoon “Yolanda.”

Kerry voices ‘regret’ about di

by Reuters on December 20, 2013
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WASHINGTON. —US Secretary of Sate John Kerry called a top Indian official and voiced regret about the case of an Indian diplomat strip-searched after her arrest last week on charges of visa fraud, the US State Department said on Wednesday.

Despite graft court’s Xmas bre

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on December 20, 2013
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DESPITE wishing Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo peace and serenity this Christmas season, the country’s former leader remains the Aquino administration’s poster girl in the government’s anti-corruption campaign.

US prosecutor defends treatmen

by Reuters on December 20, 2013
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NEW YORK. — The US attorney in Manhattan defended on Wednesday the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was strip-searched after her arrest last week on charges of underpaying her nanny, a case that has strained US-Indian relations.

5 charged in flight of Korean

by GERARD NAVAL on December 20, 2013
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FIVE airport immigration personnel face criminal charges for the escape of Park Sung-jung, a fugitive Korean, last March.

Iran, six powers set nuclear

by Reuters on December 20, 2013
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DUBAI/VIENNA. — Iran and six world powers will resume talks in Geneva on Thursday about how to implement a landmark nuclear agreement, a week after Tehran broke off the discussions in anger at an expanding U.S. sanctions blacklist.

AFP belittles NPA cease-fire

by VICTOR REYES on December 20, 2013
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ARMED Forces chief Gen. Emmanuel Bautista yesterday ridiculed the six-day cease-fire that was announced by the Communist Party of the Philippines for the yuletide season when the government has yet to declare one.

Putin: Ukraine bailout not aim

by Reuters on December 20, 2013
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MOSCOW. — President Vladimir Putin portrayed on Thursday Russia’s bailout of Ukraine as an act of brotherly love to stave off economic crisis and said it was not designed to keep Kiev out of the European Union’s clutches.

Mandaluyong joins plastic bag

by CHRISTIAN OINEZA on December 20, 2013
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THE Mandaluyong City government will ban the use of plastic bags which include styrofoam starting next year.

A ‘no-steal’ rehab; Aquino ass

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on December 19, 2013
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PRESIDENT Aquino yesterday gave the assurance that every centavo given by donors would go directly to reconstruction and rehabilitation operations in areas damaged by typhoon “Yolanda.”

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The joys of aging

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | April 23,2018
‘May you all make it to 100-and-a-half!’
 

Opinion of the Day

The Philippine hour

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | April 23, 2018
 ‘Why haven’t we engaged in a similar “soft sell” program not so much the urban sprawl of Manila and Manileños but Filipinos everywhere else?’