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Personal remittances rise to $2.6b in September

November 15, 2019

Personal remittances of Overseas Filipinos (OFs) totaled $2.6 billion in September, 6.3 percent higher than the $2.5 billion in the same period last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ( BSP) said Friday. This brings personal remittances from January to September

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PDEA says illegal drugs entering country are from Golden Triangle

November 15, 2019

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency ( PDEA) says illegal drugs being smuggled in the Philippines did not came from China but from the Golden Triangle.  In a TV interview Friday, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said the illegal drugs or

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AFP says it has a duty to protect people and secure state

November 15, 2019

Amid the petition filed  to stop an alleged crackdown and attacks on progressive groups, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said it has to pursue the duty mandated to them by the law. “Though the AFP takes exception to

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Gov’t completes 220 housing units for Yolanda displaced families in Cebu town, Nograles says

November 15, 2019

After six years, the government has completed building  220 housing units for the families displaced by super typhoon “Yolanda” in Tabuelan, Cebu. “We’re thankful to the efforts of all the government agencies and personnel concerned, especially the NHA ( National

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Police with no admin and criminal cases can enjoy yearend bonus: PNP

November 15, 2019

Police personnel can enjoy their yearend bonus but cops with pending administrative and criminal cases will unlikely to enjoy benefits. This was announced in a statement by Philippine National Police ( PNP) following the approval of Police Lieutenant General Archie

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Two fixers arrested at Manila City Hall

November 15, 2019

Authorities arrested two fixers at the Manila City Hall for extorting money to process registration of birth certificate.  According to a police report, the fixers identified as Rosalinda Lagatierra and Catherine Corpuz attempted to charge a married couple P5,000 to

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”Ramon” slightly weakens near Tuguegarao

November 15, 2019

Tropical Storm ”Ramon” slightly weakened as it remained almost stationary over Cagayan, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration ( Pagasa) said Friday.    According to the weather bureau, from winds of 75 kilometers per hour and gusts of

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PNP orders strict enforcement of ban on sirens, unauthorized motorcycle escorts

November 15, 2019

The Philippine National Police ( PNP) on Friday ordered intensified implementation of an existing ban on use of sirens, blinkers, and unauthorized motorcycle escorts in the runup to the SEA Games and Christmas season.  In a statement, Police Lieutenant Archie

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