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(UPDATE) Alleged NPAs shoot four cops dead in Davao del Sur

March 8, 2017

Four policemen were killed while another was wounded in an encounter with alleged New People’s Army rebels in Davao del Sur on Wednesday.   Senior Superintendent Samuel Gadingan, Davao del Sur police director, said Scene of the Crime operatives and

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First batch of Filipino “professional housekeepers” leave  for Japan today

March 8, 2017

Rosary Amila, 33, for the first time will set foot in Japan on Thursday. She is one of the 25 female Filipinos to be deployed to Japan as a “professional housekeeper.” She underwent language, skills and culture training for two-and-a-half

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Aguirre says no legal basis yet for Mighty Corp. owner’s arrest

March 8, 2017

The justice department said it cannot arrest Mighty Corp owner Alex Wong chuking despite an order of President Rodrigo Duterte due to supposed failure to pay taxes with the Bureau of Internal  Revenue because there are no cases filed against

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PDEA welcomes newly-formed PNP anti-drug groups

March 8, 2017

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) welcomes the newly-formed anti-drug groups of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to the war against illegal drugs, a statement by PDEA said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte gave the PNP the green light to resume

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JICA, PhilRice training program graduates 362 farmers in former MILF camps 

March 8, 2017

A training program that seeks to transfer new rice-based farming technology to upland rice farmers in Maguindanao graduates 362 farmers this week, a statement from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said Wednesday.The training is intended to teach farmers how

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Bishops pin hopes on Senate to block death penalty revival

March 8, 2017

Catholic bishops are hoping the bill reimposing the death penalty will not be passed in the Senate following its passage on third reading at the House of Representatives.   In an interview Wednesday, CBCP Public Affairs Committee chairman Archbishop Ramon

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DepEd lowers age limit to 15 of students joining summer job employment

March 8, 2017

The Department of Education (DepEd) has lowered the minimum age requirement of students from 18 years old to 15 years old to participate in this year’s summer job employment.   “Under this year’s Special Program for the Employment of Students

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(UPDATING) Commission on Appointments rejects Yasay as foreign secretary

March 8, 2017

The Commission on Appointments unanimously rejected on Wednesday the ad interim appointment of Perfecto Yasay Jr as foreign secretary, radio reports said. “After careful deliberations of the foregoing circumstances and upon a unanimous vote of 15 of its members present

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