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(UPDATE) Duterte has new grandson

March 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has a new grandson after his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio gave birth to their third child. Sara delivered a healthy baby boy on Thursday at 12:56pm, according to Jefry Tupas, chief public information officer of

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Panelo says plunder, rape could be included in death penalty law return

March 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel said on Thursday there is still hope that plunder and rape could be included in the list of heinous crimes punishable by death. This was after the House of Representatives approved on second reading

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PNP challenges Human Rights Watch to provide evidence

March 2, 2017

The Philippine National Police (PNP) challenged Human Rights Watch to provide evidence to prove their allegations. “If they provide the evidence, affidavits and the accounts because it’s easy to us we will not hide anything, if there mistake we will

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Aquino meets de Lima in Custodial Center for two hours, 30 minutes

March 2, 2017

Former President Benigno Aquino III visited Senator Leila de Lima at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame and talked for two hours and 30 minutes Thursday afternoon, a spokesman said. Senior Superintendent Dionardo Carlos told a

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CA denies PCC plea to lift injunction vs review of PLDT, Globe’s P70 B buyout deal

March 2, 2017

The Court of Appeals denied the appeal of the Philippine Competition Commission to lift a writ of preliminary injunction stopping the PCC from reviewing a P70-billion buyout of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecommunications of the telco assets

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MICC meeting anew on March 3

March 2, 2017

The Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) will meet for the second time Friday to discuss the three-month review that five technical review teams of this Council’s Technical Working Group are set to do starting this month on 28 mining operations

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Ombudsman perpetually bars Estrada staff, 13 others for PDAF scam involvement

March 2, 2017

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the dismissal from the service of 14 respondents in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam after they were found guilty of grave misconduct, conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service and

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WHO lists drug-resistant bacteria

March 2, 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed a list of bacteria that pose “the greatest threat to human health”. In a statement, WHO said there are 12 families of bacteria that have developed resistance to antimicrobial medicines. “Antibiotic resistance is growing,

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