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Gov’t forces prepared for symp

by VICTOR REYES on October 18, 2017
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ARMED Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año yesterday said the military is on “heightened alert” for attacks that may be launched by terrorist groups in retaliation to the killing of the leaders of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups in Marawi City.

Hearing resumes on hazing dea

by JP LOPEZ on October 18, 2017
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SEN. Panfilo Lacson yesterday threatened to cite in contempt and detain 14 members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity if they fail to attend a Senate hearing today, Wednesday, on the fatal hazing of University of Sto. Tomas law student Horacio Tomas Castillo III.

Faeldon’s ‘pasalubong’ was P1

by JP LOPEZ on October 18, 2017
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FORMER Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon received P107 million, and not P100 million, as “pasalubong” when he was installed as the BOC (Bureau of Customs) chief.

Duterte: Phase out jeepneys b

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 18, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday gave public utility jeep operators and drivers until the end of the year to phase out and modernize their decades-old vehicles, warning that he would have them arrested and the old vehicles destroyed if they failed to comply with the government modernization program of public transport vehicles.

Duterte wanted work, class su

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 18, 2017
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MALACAÑANG yesterday defended its suspension of work in government offices and classes at all levels in public and private schools during the two-day transport strike as a way to ensure the safety and welfare of the public, especially the young students.

‘Sereno did not delay benefit

by ASHZEL HACHERO on October 18, 2017
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CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno yesterday branded as baseless and unfounded the accusations of lawyer Larry Gadon that she was the reason for the delay in the release of the survivorship benefits of the wife of a retired Court of Appeals justice.

Pinoy among fatalities in Cal

by ASHZEL HACHERO on October 18, 2017
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THE Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday said a Filipino has died in the wildfires in Northern California.

Rerouting on Marcos Highway fo

by Evan Orias on October 18, 2017
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STARTING today, Wednesday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will implement a new rerouting scheme for public utility jeepneys passing through the Marcos Highway in Marikina City to decongest the area where the Light Rail Transit Line 2 East Extension is being constructed. 

MMDA strengthens no-contact po

October 18, 2017
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THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology, will install additional smart cameras on EDSA within the year to give more teeth to its no-contact apprehension policy.

Paolo now a severe tropical st

October 18, 2017
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“PAOLO” further gained strength yesterday, intensifying into a severe tropical storm from a tropical storm.

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Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’