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Police shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunman in Batangas

November 12, 2018

A police officer was shot dead by a motorcycle-riding gunman as he was returning to his station after a family gathering held at a resort in Batangas City Sunday evening. A report by the Batangas Provincial Police Office said slain

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FDI posts net inflows of $752 million in August

November 12, 2018

Foreign direct investments (FDl) continued to post net inflows in August, amounting to $752 million, albeit 41.2 percent lower than the $1.3 billion net inflows recorded in the same period last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Monday.

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Bureau of Immigration to deport nine illegal foreign vendors

November 12, 2018

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is deporting nine illegal foreigners arrested recently in Pasay and Manila for working in the country without permits. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said the aliens are undergoing proceedings before the Bureau’s Board of Commissioners after

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De Lima presses Senate probe into reported sex-for-freedom scheme

November 12, 2018

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has sought for a Senate investigation into the sex-for-freedom scheme within the Philippine National Police (PNP) following reported cases of sexual violence by the cops against relatives of detainees in exchange for suspect’s freedom. De Lima

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Philippines, Indonesia enhancing cooperation vs smuggling

November 12, 2018

The Philippines and Indonesia have agreed to heighten their partnership and cooperation  in combating smuggling to help shepherd regional efforts among the member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) toward a stronger campaign against illicit cross-border trade, a Department of

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Palace: Premature to talk about Duterte granting pardon to Imelda Marcos

November 11, 2018

Malacanang said on Sunday that the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte granting a pardon to convicted Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos was premature. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said if Duterte would grant any pardon, he would consider

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Journalist stabbed dead in Albay

November 11, 2018

A journalist was stabbed to death in Daraga, Albay Sunday. The Bicol Regional Police Office identified the fatality as Celso Amo, 66 years old, a Philippine Star correspondent and a resident of Brgy. San Roque in Daraga. Initial report disclosed

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Duterte calls Sen. Pangilinan “most stupid” lawyer

November 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday slammed anew one of his critics, opposition Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, calling him the “most stupid” lawyer for passing a law raising the age of minors who are exempted from criminal liability. In his speech

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