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Nearly 2,000 affected as ”Marilyn” boosts monsoon: NDRRMC

September 15, 2019

Almost 2,000 people in some parts of the country were affected by the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression ”Marilyn”, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). On Sunday, NDRRMC said a total of 480 families

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431 inmates freed under GCTA law back in BuCor: PNP

September 15, 2019

Around 431 inmates convicted of heinous crimes and were released through Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law surrendered to the authorities, according to the Philippine National Police  (PNP) latest data. On Sunday, PNP said out of the 431 surrenderees, 252

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PNP attending ASEAN police chiefs conference in Vietnam

September 15, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP)  will send a 20-member delegation to the 39th ASEAN Association of Chiefs of Police (ASEANAPOL) Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam. Police Brigadier General Bernard Banac, the PNP spokesman, said in a statement Police General Oscar Albayalde

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Dar wants unified response to dead pigs issue

September 15, 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Sunday said all government units should have a unified response in facing the African Swine Fever (ASF) problem. Dar made the statement after Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte confirmed on Saturday 11 dead pigs from

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Alleged drug suspect killed in Quezon City buy-bust

September 15, 2019

An alleged drug suspect was killed and P27.2 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated in a  buy-bust operation in Quezon City early Sunday morning. National Capital Region Police Office chief, Major General Guillermo Eleazar, said the incident happened in

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Dominguez orders BIR to padlock tax-dodging POGOs

September 15, 2019

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has directed the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to shut down the operations of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs)  and their service providers that fail or refuse to pay the tax liabilities of their foreign workers and

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11 dead pigs in Quezon City barangay tested ASF positive – Belmonte

September 14, 2019

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte confirmed on Saturday that the 11 dead pigs from Barangay Bagong Silangan have been tested positive for African Swine Fever. According to Belmonte, blood samples were collected from hogs which died due to suspected ASF.

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391 GCTA beneficiaries surrender 5 days before 15-day ultimatum lapses

September 14, 2019

The number of convicts earlier freed under the good conduct time allowance law and who surrendered to the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) five days before the expiration of President Rodrigo Duterte’s ultimatum rose to 391. According to data provided by

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