The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Student dies, three hurt after playing with unexploded ordnance

February 23, 2017

A student died while three were injured in an explosion inside a school in Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday. Superintendent Rogelio Alabata, Police Regional Office 9 public information chief identified the casualties as Trishaeamae Repunte, 13, Jonny Daluyon, 14, Rodolfo

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Chinese commerce minister cancels trip, reset to “first week of March”: Lopez

February 23, 2017

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez confirmed on Thursday Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng cancelled his trip to Manila this week. “Dates moved only due to their internal meetings in China,” Lopez said in a text message when asked of

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P100m said offered to inmates to recant charges vs De Lima — Aguirre

February 23, 2017

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Thursday revealed that high-profile inmates who implicated Senator Leila de Lima in the illegal drug trade inside New Bilibid Prison have been offered P100 million to recanting their testimonies against her. Aguirre said the

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Alleged top leader of NPA arrested in Batangas

February 23, 2017

A alleged high-ranking leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) was arrested in a military operation in Batangas last Tuesday. 1Lt. Xy-zon Meneses, Public Affairs Officer of the 2nd Infantry Battlation, said a section of troops of 730th Combat Group,

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(UPDATE) Muntinlupa court orders arrest of de Lima

February 23, 2017

The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court on Thursday ordered the arrest of Senator Leila De Lima after finding probable case to issue a warrant in connection with drug trafficking charges filed against her last Friday. Also ordered arrested by Judge

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Samar congresswoman Tan to face trial for P69M medicine scam: Ombudsman

February 23, 2017

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the filing of informations for graft and Malversation against former Samar Governor, now second district representative, Milagrosa Tan and six individuals for their involvement in the anomalous procurement of medicines totaling P69,040,514.84. Tan will face trial

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5 MICC teams to conduct fact-finding, science-based review of DENR orders   

February 23, 2017

The multi-stakeholder Technical Working Group of the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC)  is forming five technical groups that will conduct an “objective, fact-finding, science-based” review of the orders by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on closure or

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Magnitude 4.6 quake hits Davao

February 23, 2017

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 and tectonic in origin occurred in Davao Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ( Phivolcs) said. The quake’s epicenter was recorded nine kilometers west of Davao City, said Phvivolcs). There

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