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De Lima lauds court ruling vs Palparan

September 19, 2018

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima welcomed the local court’s decision convicting retired army general Jovito Palparan for kidnapping and serious illegal detention of two students from the University of the Philippines (UP) in 2006. In a statement Wednesday, De Lima

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Senator says history textbooks still not covering martial law period thoroughly

September 19, 2018

Two textbooks being used in schools allegedly do not cover the martial law years during the time of the late President Ferdinand Marcos, Senator Risa Hontiveros said in a hearing on the Department of Education (DepEd) budget Wednesday. Hontiveros said

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Police find no explosives at UST campus

September 19, 2018

Manila police on Wednesday dismissed a bomb threat at the University of Santo Tomas which was reported to them by a first year medicine student. A report by the Manila Police District’s Explosives and Ordnance Division said there no such

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Construction starts for second Navy frigate

September 19, 2018

The steel cutting for the second frigate of the Philippine Navy (PN) was held in South Korea last Monday, a Philippine Navy spokesman said Wednesday. Commander Jonathan Zata, citing Captain Sergio Bartolome, the Navy representative supervising the frigate construction project,

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Typhoon deaths rise to 81, missing at 70: PNP

September 19, 2018

The Philippine National Police said Wednesday the death toll from Typhoon Ompong climbed to 81 from 74 in the previous day, with 66 of the casualties recorded in the Cordillera Administrative Region where a landslide hit a bunkhouse in Itogon.

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Duterte sees NPA problem over by Q2 next year

September 19, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday the problem with communist rebels could be over by the second quarter of 2019. Duterte made the statement during his visit at Camp Melchor F. Dela Cruz, Brgy. Upi, Gamu, Isabela. “I think that with God’s

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House committee of the whole votes to distribute P51.9b to more legislative districts

September 18, 2018

The House of Representatives’convened into a committee of the whole and realigned for fair and  distribution the alleged P52-billion insertions under the 2019 proposed P3.757-trillion national budget. With an overwhelming vote Tuesday, House Majority Leader and Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr., presiding

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At least 74 dead, damage tops P14 billion due to Ompong

September 18, 2018

Deaths from Typhoon Ompong went up to at least 74, majority in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), while damage to agriculture was recorded at more than P14 billion, officials said Tuesday. A consolidated partial report of the Philippine National Police

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