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DENR ready to face legal challenges with Boracay closure

April 6, 2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is not discounting the possibility of facing legal challenges with the closure of Boracay Island in Aklan to tourists for six months. But DENR expressed readiness should cases be filed by those

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4 killed, including two cops, in Batangas town

April 6, 2018

Four people, including two policemen, were killed in an encounter in the province of Batangas on Thursday afternoon. In a report, police identified the fatalities as Senior Insp. Alvin Rueca Kison, SPO2 Edilberto Aclan Eje and suspect identified as Erwin Ariola and

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Duterte wants Agriculture Usec to oversee rice importation, to place NFA under his office

April 6, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte wants Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat to oversee the importation of rice as well as placing the National Food Authority under the Office of the President. Duterte came out with the decision after meeting with rice traders on

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MRT-3 rehab will take 26 months, transport officials

April 6, 2018

It will take 26 months to restore the MRT-3 Line to its original design conditions, according to the Department of Transportation (DoTr) on Friday. This is cited in the minutes of discussion for the fact-finding mission by officials of the

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Store manager of computer shop allegedly stabs customer dead

April 6, 2018

A customer died after he was allegedly stabbed by the store manager of a computer repair center at a mall in Quezon City on Thursday afternoon. In a press release, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said dead on arrival at the

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Duterte says Philippines willing to accept Rohingya refugees

April 6, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines is ready to accept Rohingya refugees from the troubled Rakhine province of Myanmar. In a speech in an agriculture event in Malacanang on Thursday, Duterte said what has been happening to Rohingya people was

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“We cannot guarantee there will be no blood in our campaign against illegal drugs”: Albayalde

April 6, 2018

There is no guarantee that the war on illegal drugs will be less bloody when National Capital Region Police Director Oscar Albayalde assumes the leadership of the 190,000 Philippine National Police (PNP) on April 18. Speaking to reporters Friday in a video

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Filipino-Chinese consortium to develop Marawi for at least P17.2 billion, official says

April 6, 2018

The Filipino-Chinese consortium has offered to build the “ground zero” in Marawi City for at least P17 billion, an official said on Friday. This amount is on top of the P55 billion new estimate to rebuild areas outside of the city,

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