October 20, 2017, 8:25 am
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House okays bill to protect ki

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 17, 2017
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THE House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill (HB) 6570 that seeks to penalize drivers who leave kids aged eight-and-below unattended inside vehicles.

Soldier dead in NPA attack in

October 17, 2017
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A SOLDIER was killed and another was wounded Sunday in an attack staged by New People’s Army rebels in a school in Quirino town, Ilocos Sur.

Sandiganbayan affirms graft ra

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on October 17, 2017
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A SPECIAL division of five justices of the Sandiganbayan voted 4-1 to affirm a graft case against 13 state university officials accused in the alleged anomalous purchase of a service vehicle worth P1,114,492.57 in 2006.

iPad giveaways land former Gui

October 17, 2017
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A FORMER town mayor’s generosity has caused him and other municipal officials buckets of trouble after the Commission on Audit disallowed gifts that cost the local government P747,478.81.

Manila to auction off lot wit

October 17, 2017
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THE city government of Manila is set to auction a 22-hectare property in Parola Compound, Tondo after its owner failed to settle his tax arrears amounting to more than P1 billion, Mayor Joseph Estrada said yesterday.

‘Bautista tried to pull a fast

by WENDELL VIGILIA on October 16, 2017
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OUTGOING Elections Chair Andres Bautista tried to put one over congressmen by making it appear that the impeachment complaint against him has to be dismissed for being moot because he announced he is resigning, Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia said yesterday.

Transport strike causes work,

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on October 16, 2017
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MALACAÑANG yesterday suspended work in government and classes in all levels, in both public and private schools, nationwide on Monday due to the transport strike.

Tindig is spreading lies, says

October 16, 2017
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COMMUNICATIONS Secretary Martin Andanar yesterday said President Duterte is of sound mind, contrary to the claim of Tindig Pilipinas that Duterte has become a “paranoid and insecure little man.”

Iloilo, N. Ecija join 10 riche

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on October 16, 2017
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QUEZON City, Cebu, and Cainta, Rizal kept their lofty positions in the list of the country’s wealthiest cities, provinces, and municipalities for the second straight year, according to the 2016 Annual Financial Report on local government units released by the Commission on Audit last October 12.

Intense fighting continues in

by VICTOR REYES on October 16, 2017
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INTENSE fighting yesterday marked the day government forces were supposed to have ended the battle with the terrorist Maute Group in Marawi City.


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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.’