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4 more Abu Sayyaf men killed in Bohol

By VICTOR REYES | April 24, 2017
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FOUR remnants of the Abu Sayyaf group that plotted the kidnapping of foreign and Filipino tourists in Bohol two weeks ago were killed by government troops in skirmishes on Saturday.

‘Sahiron’s surrender key to Sa

by VICTOR REYES on April 21, 2017
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A MILITARY commander yesterday said senior Abu Sayyaf leader Radullan Sahiron appears to be serious in his offer to surrender to the military.

Arroyo on speaker post: ‘Not

by WENDELL VIGILIA on April 21, 2017
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REP. Gloria Arroyo (Lakas-CMD, Pampanga) yesterday sought to put rest rumors that she is preparing to challenge the post of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez who removed her as deputy speaker for Central Luzon last month for voting against the death penalty bill.

3 more bus passengers die; t

by RAYMOND AFRICA on April 21, 2017
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THREE more passengers of the mini-bus that plunged into a ravine in Nueva Ecija last Tuesday died yesterday, raising the death toll to 34.

Duterte, arch critic De Lima l

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on April 21, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte and his staunch critic Sen. Leila de Lima landed in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the world.

How Lady Justice slept for 30

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on April 21, 2017
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NEARLY 30 years after the filing of Civil Case no. 0033, the original coconut levy lawsuit, in July 1987, the Sandiganbayan ruled with finality that former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile was included in case by, er… uhmm… an unfortunate mistake.

Graft, falsification raps vs J

by PETER TABINGO on April 21, 2017
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FORMER Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr., along with 10 other city officials and a private contractor, will stand trial for criminal charges in connection with alleged anomalies in the award of Phases 4 and 5 of the Makati City Hall Parking Building project from 2011 to 2013 totaling P790.925 million.

Triple military spending requi

by PAUL ICAMINA on April 21, 2017
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CEBU CITY. – The Philippines needs to invest as much as P411.6 billion on military spending, including for the defense of its maritime resources, an economist said on Wednesday.

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits Dava

April 21, 2017
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A MAGNITUDE 4.5 earthquake struck near the southeastern coast of Davao Oriental yesterday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

New ‘Australian values’ test

April 21, 2017
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SYDNEY. —Australia plans to raise the bar for handing out citizenships by lengthening the waiting period, adding a new “Australian values” test and raising the standard for English language as part of a shake up of its immigration program.

North-bound SLEX remains close

April 21, 2017
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THE northbound leg of the South Luzon Expressway’s Alabang Exit yesterday remained closed to motorists as authorities have yet to erect the transmission tower of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) after a fire destroyed its base last Wednesday.


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Column of the Day

‘Nothing from the PNP Internal Afffairs Service’

By DODY LACUNA | April 21,2017
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‘Pulitzer Prize-winning photos are framed against a lawless landscape of Filipinos in brutal submission...’

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Ignored laws

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | April 24, 2017
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‘Shouldn’t the BIR deputize Seniors or high school student volunteers? Have them go from store to store demanding evidence that they pay BIR on their income?’