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Duterte names 19 members of committee tasked to review Constitution

January 25, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed 19 members of the consultative committee tasked to review the 1987 Constitution. Duterte signed their appointment papers on January 24 with former Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno as chairman of the committee. Duterte’s appointees

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Interagency for traffic expands campaign vs old jeepneys to Mega Manila

January 25, 2018

The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (i-ACT)  expands operations against old public utility vehicles (PUV)  within the peripheries of Metro Manila starting Friday, January 26. Areas within Mega Manila such as Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan, and Antipolo in Rizal will be subjected

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Caloocan court orders arrest of two cops involved in deaths last year

January 25, 2018

The Caloocan City Regional Trial Court issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday against two policemen charged for their alleged involvement in the killing of Carl Angelo Arnaiz and his companion, 14-year old Reynaldo de Guzman in August last year. In

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Duterte committed to uncover truth behind Mamasapano tragedy

January 25, 2018

Malacanang reiterated on Thursday President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to uncover the truth behind the Mamasapano tragedy three years ago. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, in a press briefing in New Delhi, India noted that January 25 is the National Day of Remembrance under

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(Update) Philippines secures $1.25 billion worth of investment commitment from India

January 25, 2018

The Philippines has secured at least $1.25 billion worth of investment pledges from India, which could create some 105,500 jobs for Filipinos, officials said on Thursday. President Rodrigo Duterte has been on a three-day visit to India for the Association of

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Uber files petition to LTFRB for fare hike, citing higher fuel prices

January 25, 2018

Uber System Inc. filed a petition before the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Thursday asking a fare adjustment due to higher fuel prices. In a statement, USI wants to increase fare per kilometer for uberX to between P9

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P34m worth of shabu seized in Cavite: PDEA

January 25, 2018

More than P 34 milion worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride, popularly known as shabu, weighing around 6.89 kilograms were seized during a controlled delivery operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Trece Martirez, Cavite on January 24, 2017.

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Two alleged high-ranking NPA officials killed in law enforcement operation in Tarlac

January 25, 2018

Two alleged high-ranking officials of New People’s Army (NPA) were killed in a law enforcement operation in Tarlac early Thursday, a military spokesman said. Lt.  Col. Isagani Nato, spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom),

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