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Sandiganbayan stands pat on di

October 18, 2017
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THE Sandiganbayan has junked the appeal of government prosecutors on the dismissal of a graft case against former Postmaster General Diomedio Villanueva and two other officials of the Philippine Postal Corp. (PPC) concerning alleged unlawful refund of P53,043,834.52 to a private parcel corporation in the United States in 2003.

Charges vs De Lima to be amend

by ASHZEL HACHERO on October 18, 2017
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JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday said the drug complaints lodged against Sen. Leila de Lima before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court are not trumped-up charges but added the National Prosecution Service might amend the charges filed against her. 

SC junks Napocor employees’ bi

by ASHZEL HACHERO on October 18, 2017
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THE Supreme Court has affirmed with finality its decision junking the bid of 16,500 employees of the National Power Corporation to collect P8.5 billion in back payment of additional cost of living allowance (COLA) and amelioration allowance (AA) covering the period July 1, 1989 to March 16, 1999.

Church seek more kids for rosa

October 18, 2017
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BISHOP Joel Baylon of the Archdiocese of Legazpi City yesterday encouraged students, including those from non-Catholic schools, to participate in the international “One Million Children Praying the Rosary” campaign which will be held today to celebrate the month of the Holy Rosary.

Soldier, 2 NPAs dead in Albay

October 18, 2017
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A SOLDIER and two New People’s Army rebels were killed in a firefight in Tiwi town, Albay yesterday morning.

House panel resets meet on Bau

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 18, 2017
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THE House committee on justice will no longer hold a meeting today on the impeachment case against Elections Chair Andres Bautista because its members did not confirm their attendance as Congress is in a month-long All Saints’ Day recess.

PNP rescues 3 kidnap victims i

by VICTOR REYES on October 18, 2017
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OPERATIVES of the PNP Anti-Kidnapping Group have rescued in Bulacan two Koreans and a Chinese separately kidnapped from a hotel in Malate, Manila.

Maute leaders killed; Año says

by VICTOR REYES on October 17, 2017
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TWO remaining leaders of the armed conflict in Marawi City were killed yesterday, together with seven of their followers, as government troops assaulted the lairs of the terrorist Maute Group.

LTFRB card: Strike scores ‘0.1

by Evan Orias on October 17, 2017
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GOVERNMENT yesterday said the first of the two-day transport strike “barely affected the riding public,” so much so that it declared the resumption of work in in public offices and classes at all levels despite the strike running on its second day.  

7 of 10 Pinoys believe EJK co

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 17, 2017
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CLOSE to 9 out of 10 Filipinos support the anti-drugs war of the government but 7 out of 10 Filipinos also believe extra judicial killings were committed during the conduct of the anti-illegal drugs campaign of government, the September 24 to 30 Ulat sa Bayan survey of Pulse Asia showed.


Front Page

Column of the Day

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.’