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NDRRMC raises alert to highest level as storm nears Casiguran

August 25, 2017

The National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) raised its alert status to its highest level of red from blue Friday afternoon. This took place as weather forecasters said Tropical Storm Jolina was estimated 110 km south-southeast of  Casiguran, Aurora

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BSP survey shows businessmen less optimistic in third quarter

August 25, 2017

Businessmen are less optimistic in the third quarter mostly due to weak peso and declaration of martial law in Mindanao, according to a survey  by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Friday. The Third Quarter Business Expectations Survey showed business confidence

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Palace says Delos Santos’ case a reminder to PNP to follow procedures

August 25, 2017

The death of a 17-year old student in Caloocan City should be a reminder to the policemen to follow the right procedures in conducting anti-drug operations, Malacanang said on Friday. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella echoed what President Rodrigo

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LTFRB plans “heavier sanctions” on PUVs for violations

August 25, 2017

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) plans to impose “heavier sanctions” for public utility  vehicle drivers to reduce “unwarranted acts”, an official said Friday. “We have requested for heavier sanctions for the drivers, public utility vehicles after hearing,

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NDRRMC operation center on blue alert as tropical storm nears

August 25, 2017

The operation center of the National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) was placed on blue alert status in preparation for Tropical Storm Jolina as  weather forecasters expect it to make landfall over Isabela or Aurora area Friday evening. “The

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(UPDATE) Military retakes terrorists’ “safe haven” in Marawi

August 25, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has retaken the Grand Mosque, which served as the “safe haven” of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Terror Group for about three months in the war-torn Marawi City, a military spokesman said on Friday. While the

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7 “suspect cases” of bird flu being watched: health department

August 25, 2017

Seven individuals are being closely watched by the Department of Health (DOH) after becoming the latest “suspect cases” of the bird flu virus. According to Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) Director Soccoro Lupisan, they are  waiting for laboratory test

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House panel recommends filing charges vs Faeldon, other customs officials

August 25, 2017

The House committee on dangerous drugs on Thursday approved in principle its panel report on P6.4 billion shabu smuggling, recommending the filing of criminal or administrative complaints against former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other Bureau of Customs (BoC) officials who were allegedly involved in

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