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Dela Rosa says war on drugs will be “centerpiece” in Duterte speech

July 24, 2017

Philippine National Police Director General Ronald Dela Rosa said Monday President Rodrigo Duterte will give a prominent role on the war on drugs campaign in his second State of the Nation Address at the Batasan Pambansa Monday afternoon. “I am

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House to push for BBL, Palace-backed charter change

July 24, 2017

The House of Representatives will prioritize the passage of the Palace-backed charter change and the Bangsamoro Basic law during the second regular session of the 17th Congress, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Monday. But revising the Charter to pave the

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Alvarez says two priority measures are dissolution of marriage for unhappy couples, legalize civil unions

July 24, 2017

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez  said his two priority measures are seeking to address family concerns such as dissolution of marriage for unhappy couples and legalize civil unions or giving rights to same-sex and even heterosexual people who enter relationship without marriage

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Dela Rosa thanks Duterte for supporting PNP

July 24, 2017

Philippine National Police Director General Ronald Dela Rosa said Monday he is “very thankful” to President Rodrigo Duterte for his support to the police force, “From the bottom of my heart thank you, Mr. President for all the support you

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Full collection of Mighty’s settlement offer depends on PCC approval

July 24, 2017

DAVAO CITY—The government’s full collection of Mighty Corporation’s civil settlement of its tax liabilities, which will amount to about P30 billion, will depend on how swiftly the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) can approve the sale of the homegrown cigarette company’s

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“Frank, challenging” SONA by Duterte awaits Filipinos

July 23, 2017

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella described President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address at the Batasan Pambansa as “frank, challenging, realistic but hopeful.” In a statement, Abella said  Duterte’s State of the Nation Address “will be rendered in broad

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Soldier killed, 11 hurt as alleged NPAs attack military vehicle

July 23, 2017

One soldier was killed while 11 were injured after an attack by alleged New People’s Army members in Bukidnon Saturday evening. Police Senior Inspector Joseph Yabo, chief of the Kitao-tao municipal police station, said the incident occurred around 10:30pm at

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Fire breaks out at Gaisano Mall in Ormoc

July 23, 2017

A fire broke out at Gaisano Capital Mall in Ormoc Saturday evening. Ormoc City Fire Station FO1 Lavernina Rauto said the fire was reported around 1am, originating from the children section located at the second floor. The fire reached the

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