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99 percent of Filipinos see medicines as expensive: survey

December 5, 2019

Nearly all Filipinos see medicines as expensive, according to a Pulse Asia survey released by the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday. According to the Ulat ng Bayan September report, ninety-nine percent of Filipinos do not buy all their prescription

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DND, DOE to find out if China can shut down power grid

December 5, 2019

The Department of National Defense (DND) and Department of Energy (DOE) will put up a team to look into the alleged capability of China to shut down the Philippine power grid. “We are putting up a team, defense and the

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Eleazar promoted to three-star police general

December 5, 2019

The chief of Directorial Staff is now a three-star general after President Rodrigo Duterte approved his promotion. Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar is now a Lieutenant General in the latest round of promotion of third level Police Commissioned Officers. In

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SC orders Sandiganbayan to hold graft trial on Lapid for fertilizer fund scam

December 5, 2019

The Supreme Court has paved the way for the Sandiganbayan to proceed with the graft trial against Senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid and three officers of a trading firm in connection with his alleged involvement in the P728-million fertilizer fund scam.

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Deaths from ”Tisoy” now 18, damage may reach a billion pesos

December 5, 2019

The death toll from Typhoon ”Tisoy” increased to 18, as three more fatalities were recorded by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in Northern Samar Thursday morning. OCD Eastern Visayas identified the fatalities as Jodel Gaon 16,

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P2 million worth of illegal drugs seized in Negros Oriental

December 5, 2019

The Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office on Wednesday seized P2 million worth of illegal drugs as they intensified anti-illegal drug operations. Police Colonel Julian Entoma, Negros Oriental provincial director, said the joint operation with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)

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Police rescue 14 Chinese, Vietnamese women inside Clark

December 5, 2019

Central Luzon police rescued around 14 women from China and Vietnam  believed to be sexually exploited inside Clark Development Corporation in Mabalacat, Pampanga last Tuesday In a report, the regional police office said the operation was conducted around 12 am

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Interior secretary unfazed by being in communist ”kill list”

December 5, 2019

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año is unfazed over the alleged “kill list” of the communist rebels. In a statement, Año said he is not “intimidated by such evil plot”. “We are prepared for that. We will get them before they can

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