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Duterte tells “ninja cops” he can be more evil than them

October 18, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned the so-called “ninja cops” that he could be more evil than them if he wanted to. Ninja cops are members of the Philippine National Police who are involved in the illegal drug trade, including recycling

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Bersamin retires as chief justice

October 18, 2019

Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Friday retired, ending a 33-year career as judge, including his 11-month stint as top magistrate. Bersamin reached the mandatory retirement age of 70 had said he would like to be known as a “healing chief

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Duterte shows up in business conference after motorcycle mishap

October 17, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte showed up on Thursday night in a gathering of businessmen in a hotel in Manila a day after his motorcycle accident. Duterte arrived at about 7:30pm, two-and-a-half hours late, at the Manila Hotel to deliver a speech

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Duterte to Espenido: Go there in Bacolod, you are ”free to kill”

October 17, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday that he assigned newly promoted Police Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido in Bacolod City to “kill” those involved in illegal drugs. “Bacolod is badly hit now and I place Espenido there,” said Duterte in a

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Bomb hoax caused tension in BPO firm

October 17, 2019

A bomb hoax caused tension among employees of a BPO (business process outscouring) firm in Ortigas, Pasig City on Thursday morning. The Eastern Police District (EPD) said in a report an employee received a text message from an unknown number

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Foreign portfolio investment transactions result in net outflows in September

October 17, 2019

Transactions on Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas -registered foreign portfolio investments for September yielded net outflows of $232 million as a result of the $1.5 billion outflows which more than offset the $1.3 billion inflows for the month. But this net

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Manila gives cash incentives to Yulo, Obiena

October 17, 2019

The city government of Manila on Thursday gave cash incentives to world gymnastics champion Carlos Yulo and pole vault ace Ernest John Obiena as “true-blue Manileño” athletes.  Manila Mayor Isko Moreno handed over cash incentive worth  P500,000 each to Yulo

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Maynilad to implement daily water interruption in 16 cities

October 17, 2019

Maynilad Water Services Inc. said Thursday it will implement daily water service interruption for its west zone concession areas due to decreasing water level in Angat and Ipo dams. Maynilad did not say the interruption will start. Sixteen cities under

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