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Solgen Calida dared to bare SALNs to prove integrity

May 18, 2018

A taxpayer has challenged Solicitor General Jose Calida to disclose his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SLANs) to prove his integrity. In a letter sent to the Office of the Solicitor General, taxpayer Jocelyn Marie Acosta said Calida

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AFP belies harassment vs Lumad schools

May 18, 2018

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) denied on Friday the reported harassment and attacks against Lumad schools allegedly committed by the military forces in Mindanao. “We have inquired from our units in the Eastern Mindanao Command and 10th Infantry

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PNP releases P6B for mid-year bonus of its personnel

May 18, 2018

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has released P6 billion to pay the mid-year bonus of about 190,000 policemen. But of the 189,263 uniformed and non-uniformed personnel, 1,988 of them did get their mid-year benefit as they face administrative cases with

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No problem with Sotto as next Senate president – Palace

May 18, 2018

Malacanang shrugged off Friday the looming leadership change in the Senate, saying that Senator Vicente Sotto III who is said to be the next Senate president is also an administration ally. “We respect the rights of the senators to choose

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Palace: Duterte to visit Pagasa within his term

May 18, 2018

Malacanang assured on Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Pagasa Island within his term amid criticisms on his “soft” stance against China’s militarization of the disputed South China Sea. “I think time will come that the President will visit

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Sereno grandstanding; opposition “doomed” for making her “rallying figure” – Palace

May 18, 2018

Malacanang on Friday slammed ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of having a hand on her removal, saying she should look first at the mirror. In an interview with the media via Skype, Presidential Spokesperson

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2 drug suspects killed in Laguna buy-bust

May 18, 2018

Two drug suspects were killed in an encounter with government authorities in Laguna early Friday. Chief Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, Police Regional Office 4-A director, identified the suspects as Raymond Angeles, allegedly a pusher operating in the area of Calamba

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2 Japanese nationals detained for grave coercion

May 17, 2018

Two Japanese nationals have been detained at the National Bureau of Investigation after a businesswoman filed a complaint of grave coercion against them before the Manila Prosecutor’s Office. NBI agents arrested Hidefumi Obata, 61, and Shinsaku Fujita, 26, in an

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