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Cab driver returns $3000 to OFW

April 3, 2018

A cab driver returned $3,000 left behind inside his vehicle by an Overseas Filipino Worker who arrived from Dammam, Saudi Arabia Tuesday. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) chairman Ed Monreal identified the worker as Virgilio Legaspi, who arrived on board

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Fisherman electrocuted in Zamboanga del Sur

April 3, 2018

A fisherman died when he was electrocuted in a boat as he tried to push a live wire belonging to the Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative ( Zamsureco) on Monday, police said. Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, regional police public information chief, 

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Vice presidential recount hits snag on Day 2 as revisors quit

April 3, 2018

The recount of votes for the vice presidential race in the 2016 elections hit a snag on Tuesday after several heads of revision committees resigned for unknown reasons. The resignation may delay the resolution of the election protest filed by

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SC orders Chief Justice Sereno to appear in oral arguments on quo warranto petition

April 3, 2018

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to appear in oral arguments on the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida on April 2018 in its summer en banc session in Baguio. “The petition

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Zubiri says Senate can approve BBL this May

April 3, 2018

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), which is in the period of interpellation in the Upper House, would be approved in May. Zubiri, chairman of the Senate local government subcommittee on the BBL, said his

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Lorenzana will not recommend resumption of peace talks with communists

April 3, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana reiterated Tuesday that he will not recommend resumption of peace negotiations with the communists. “I have not made any recommendation verbal or written. He (President Rodrigo Duterte) knows my stand. And if he asks me what

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Palace says “no need to panic” over reports of depletion of NFA rice stock

April 3, 2018

Malacanang said on Tuesday the public should not panic despite reports there the National Food Authority (NFA) rice reserve has been allegedly depleted. In a text message to reporters, Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra said overall there is sufficient

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Ombudsman recovers ill-gotten wealth of former Calauan mayor

April 3, 2018

After more than 25 years, the Office of the Ombudsman has completed the recovery of the ill-gotten wealth of a former mayor who is serving a long life sentence for killing a female college student and her boyfriend in 1993,

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