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Duterte to release bank account history: Palace

By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR | February 20, 2017
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PRESIDENT Duterte is open to releasing the history of his bank transactions, if only to prove that he does not have any ill-gotten wealth or billions worth of savings, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said yesterday.

Tents sent for Surigao quake

by VICTOR REYES on February 14, 2017
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THE government is providing tents as temporary shelters for over 1,000 families affected by last Friday’s 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit Surigao City.

House tackles Cha-Cha in May

by WENDELL VIGILIA on February 14, 2017
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THE proposal to convene the two chambers of Congress into a constituent assembly (Con-Ass) to amend the Constitution will be sponsored in the House of Representatives’ plenary in May, after it votes on the proposed revival of the death penalty.

Condoms only from health cente

by GERARD NAVAL on February 14, 2017
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THE Department of Health (DOH) yesterday assured critics, including the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), that it is not giving away condoms to the public on Valentine’s Day.

Cedric Lee, ex-mayor to testif

February 14, 2017
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BUSINESSMAN Cedric Lee and former Mariveles, Bataan mayor Angel Peliglorio Jr. will testify in their own defense in connection with graft and malversation charges pending against them before the Sandiganbayan Third Division.

Drug rehab center to downsize

by GERARD NAVAL on February 14, 2017
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HEALTH Secretary Paulyn Ubial yesterday said the health department is downsizing operations of the Mega Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (DATRC) in Nueva Ecija from a bed capacity of 10,000 to only 500.

Baguio cold spell continues

February 14, 2017
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The city of Baguio continued to feel the cold spell with temperature dropping to 9.4 degrees Celsius yesterday morning.

Imelda’s jewels finally forfei

February 14, 2017
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The Supreme Court has upheld the partial summary decision of the Sandiganbayan ordering the forfeiture of the so-called Malacañang jewelry collection of former First Lady Imelda Marcos confiscated in 1986 in the aftermath of the EDSA People Power uprising.

4 NPAs killed in Masbate clash

by VICTOR REYES on February 14, 2017
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FOUR New People’s Army rebels were killed in Masbate yesterday while an NPA leader was arrested in Caloocan City Sunday.

Valor awardee heads fight vs A

by VICTOR REYES on February 14, 2017
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A RECIPIENT of the Medal of Valor, the highest military decoration in combat, is the new commander of the Joint Task Force Sulu which is going after the Abu Sayyaf in the island-province.

Two extorting cops caught on

February 14, 2017
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OPERATIVES of the newly-created Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF) early Sunday arrested two members of the Manila Police District Station 9 who reportedly extorted money from motorists in the Malate district.


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Trillanes to Duterte: Sign waiver of bank secrecy law addressed to BPI

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 20,2017
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‘Trillanes did not fall into the trap of Duterte diverting the issue with his personal insults to him.’

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More on the DeLima-Trillanes team

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 20, 2017
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‘Sen. Trillanes to President Duterte: “Disclose your bank account deposits!’