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CHR, human rights groups welcome Sandiganbayan decision vs Imelda

November 10, 2018

Human rights groups on Friday welcomed the decision of the Sandiganbayan convicting Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos for seven counts of graft. The Commission of Human Rights ( CHR) said “despite being a long process, this conviction is nonetheless a

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Sandiganbayan orders arrest of Imelda after found guilty of graft and corruption

November 10, 2018

The Sandiganbayan ordered the arrest of former First Lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos after she was found guilty on Friday for seven counts of graft and corruption. The anti-graft court’s Fifth Division said Marcos was found “guilty beyond

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EU hits killing of sugarcane workers’ lawyer in Negros

November 10, 2018

The European Union on Friday denounced the killing of a human rights lawyer in Negros Occidental. An EU statement said:  “strongly condemns the killing by unidentified men on November 6, 2018 of Attorney Benjamin Tarug Ramos, Secretary General of Negros

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Ladlad, two companions appear before QC prosecutors

November 9, 2018

An official of the Communist Party of the Philippines and his two companions arrested Thursday for illegal possession of firearms and explosives appeared before the Office of the Quezon City Prosecutors Friday for inquest, police said. Vicente Ladlad, Alberto Villamor

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954 HIV cases reported in September: DOH

November 9, 2018

More than 900 cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have been reported in the month of September, according to the Department of Health (DOH) Friday. Based on the September HIV/AIDS Registry of the Philippines, there were 954 new HIV cases

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Palace welcomes Honasan’s acceptance of DICT post

November 9, 2018

Malacanang welcomed on Friday the decision of Senator Gregorio Honasan to accept the position of Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology ( DICT) “We are glad that Senator Gregorio Honasan has accepted the offer of the President (Rodrigo

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Duterte reiterates to oppose renewal of ABS-CBN franchise

November 9, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated that he would oppose the renewal of the franchise of television network ABS-CBN after the station allegedly failed to air his campaign advertisement in the 2016 elections even if he paid for it. In a

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ASEAN leaders expected to call for immediate conclusion of RCEP amid trade developments – DFA

November 9, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders, including President Rodrigo Duterte, are expected to call for the immediate conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ( RCEP) when they meet in Singapore next week in the wake of the trade war between the United

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