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Lifestyle checks at DOF push

October 17, 2017
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SENATORS yesterday expressed support for lifestyle checks on employees of the Department of Finance (DOF) and its attached agencies in order to curb corruption.

Umali: House won’t stop while

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 17, 2017
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THE House of Representatives will try to impeach Elections Chair Andres Bautista for as long as he remains in office, the chair of the House justice committee said yesterday.

Death toll from Somalia bomb a

October 17, 2017
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MOGADISHU. – More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.

Will Duterte declare a revolu

by JP LOPEZ on October 17, 2017
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SEN. Panfilo Lacson yesterday said President Duterte’s threat to declare a revolutionary government could just be an impulsive statement, and not something Duterte would actually do.

PH launches National Resilien

October 17, 2017
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IN support of the 2017 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the Philippines launched the National Resilience Council (NRC) convened by Ambassador Roberto Romulo, chairman of Romulo Foundation and chairman of Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF) together with the  country’s most prominent organizations in DRR such as Philippines Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), National Competitiveness Council (NCC), Manila Observatory, Makati Business Club (MBC) among others  and joined by SM Prime’s Hans Sy who is leading  UNISDR’s (United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) ARISE Private Sector Alliance for Resilient Societies. 

Catalan leaders given ultimat

October 17, 2017
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MADRID/BARCELONA -- Catalan authorities must drop a bid for independence by Thursday, the Spanish government said, moving closer to imposing direct rule over the region after its leader missed an initial deadline to back down.

Lim, 70

October 17, 2017
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RETITED Col. Romeo Lim, former chief of staff of the Army’s elite First Scout Rangers Regiment, died on October 15 from pancreatic cancer.

Vitangcol tells tribunal: Om

by ASHZEL HACHERO on October 17, 2017
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FORMER Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol has asked the Supreme Court to stop Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales from performing the functions of her office, saying her term should have ended in November 2012 because she was only serving the unexpired term of her predecessor, Merceditas Gutierrez.

Visa-free entry to Taiwan for

October 17, 2017
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TAIWAN will allow visa-free travel to Filipinos next month until July 31 next year, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office said yesterday.

UST hazing witness wavering?

by ASHZEL HACHERO on October 17, 2017
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JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday said the camp of hazing suspect Ralph Trangia has yet to send word whether he would accept the offer to put him under the Witness Protection Program nearly a week after he and his mother returned to the country from the United States.

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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.’