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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.

Former Pinay death row inmate

by GERARD NAVAL on June 22, 2017
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OVERSEAS Workers Welfare Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said the agency will give additional assistance to jailed overseas Filipino worker Jennifer Dalquez and her family upon her return.

PH, Malaysia, Indonesia meet o

by ASHZEL HACHERO on June 22, 2017
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FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday said he will meet today with the foreign ministers and top security and intelligence officials of Indonesia and Malaysia to further intensify cooperation and intelligence sharing among the three countries in the fight against terrorism in the region.

48 men paid for sex, got HIV t

June 22, 2017
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FORTY-EIGHT people acquired the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after engaging in transactional sex, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

BJMP grants ‘Cyber Burol’ to P

June 22, 2017
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THE Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Puerto Princesa City launched a remote online system that allows inmates to view their departed relatives and talk to family members even if the courts do  not allow them to leave prison.

One-way traffic scheme in Maka

June 22, 2017
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THE Makati city government has started implementing a one-way traffic scheme at the northern part of the Central Business District to ease traffic congestion.

EDSA Balintawak vendors get nt

June 22, 2017
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FOR the nth time, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday warned ambulant vendors along EDSA Balintawak in Quezon City that the agency will burn their goods if they insist on occupying and selling on the sidewalk. 

EDSA Balintawak vendors get nt

June 22, 2017
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FOR the nth time, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday warned ambulant vendors along EDSA Balintawak in Quezon City that the agency will burn their goods if they insist on occupying and selling on the sidewalk. 

AFP starts preparing for Mara

by VICTOR REYES AND JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on June 21, 2017
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THE Armed Forces has started deploying engineering personnel and equipment to Marawi City in preparation for rehabilitation of areas devastated by the ongoing armed conflict with members of the terrorist Maute Group, the military said yesterday.

Lagman: Still seeking factua

by ASHZEL HACHERO on June 21, 2017
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OPPOSITION lawmaker Edcel Lagman yesterday said President Duterte’s decision to put Mindanao under martial law following the attack by members of the Maute terrorist group in Marawi City still has no basis despite the presentations made by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and AFP Chief Eduardo Año before the Supreme Court last week.

‘Ilocos 6’ can be detained up

by WENDELL VIGILIA on June 21, 2017
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THE House of Representatives can detain for the next two years the six Ilocos Norte officials for their refusal to answer questions about the provincial government’s alleged anomalous purchase of motor vehicles, majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas warned yesterday.

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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.’