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DUTERTE VOWS TO DISTRIBUTE GOV’T LANDS THROUGH REFORM PROGRAM

June 14, 2019 - 8:06 PM

LAND TITLE. Tboli farmer Moda Sagan, 64, proudly shows the title for his 2.8-hectare farm in Barangay Colungulo, Surallah town in South Cotabato. President Rodrigo R. Duterte handed over land titles to over 13,500 agrarian reform beneficiaries, covering 24,000 hectares of public lands in Soccsksargen in a ceremony in General Santos City on Thursday, June 13. (PNA […]

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ILOILO CITY OBSERVES ASEAN DENGUE DAY

June 14, 2019 - 8:05 PM

COMMITTED. Pupils in elementary schools in Iloilo City on Friday (June 14, 2019) pledge their commitment to end dengue. Dr. Rose Marie Lamirez, Medical Officer IV of the Department of Health in Western Visayas, said children need to be aware on how to protect themselves against the disease. (PNA Photo by Gail Momblan) ILOILO CITY – In […]

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CEBUPAC MNL-HK FLIGHTS BACK TO NORMAL

June 14, 2019 - 8:03 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Cebu Pacific’s flights between Philippines and Hong Kong are back to normal operations. “Our operations between Manila and Hong Kong and between Clark and Hong Kong are normal so far,” Cebu Pacific Air Corporate Communications Director Charo Lagamon said. On Thursday, the local airline cancelled two flights from Clark to Hong Kong […]

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PDEA DENIES P74-M TRAVEL EXPENSES

June 14, 2019 - 8:02 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) denied reports that the agency incurred over P74 million in local travel expenses last year. “I would like to clarify, for it will bring misconception to the public that public funds were being used in violation of the existing rules of the Commission on Audit (COA),” […]

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DOTr ENCOURAGES DRIVERS TO DRIVE SAFELY THESE RAINY SEASON

June 14, 2019 - 6:12 PM

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) advised the public to drive safely especially during this time of year. The agency released a statement on Facebook following the car accident in Cagayan de Oro City wherein a van collided with a public bus last Sunday, June 9. The accident resulted in the death of […]

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RAPTORS WIN 1ST NBA TITLE, GSW TRAMPLED IN GAME 6

June 14, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, center, holds Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) WASHINGTON – The Toronto Raptors grabbed its first NBA title after a 114-110 victory in […]

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CALAMBA STUDES LEARN HEROISM AND PATRIOTISM ON RIZAL’S BIRTHPLACE

June 14, 2019 - 1:48 PM

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – There has been no better way to tell the young generation the stories of the country’s heroes and patriotism than holding storytelling sessions right in this city’s hallowed ground, the birthplace of national hero and revolutionary writer, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Vice Mayor Roseller Rizal led the group storytellers on the eve […]

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A 58-YR-OLD JOB-SEARCHER FINDS HOPE AT BAGUIO JOB FAIR

June 14, 2019 - 1:47 PM

BAGUIO CITY – Maximo Buenaventura, a 58-year-old former overseas Filipino worker (OFW),was among the hundreds who found luck in the “Kalayaan Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan” fair on June 12 of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the local government of Baguio held in one of the malls in […]

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37 HIRED ON THE SPOT IN BACOLOD JOB FAIR

June 13, 2019 - 9:45 PM

BACOLOD CITY – 37 individuals were hired on the spot in the Kalayaan Job and Livelihood Fair in Negros Occidental on Wednesday. The job hunt activity, organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) drew in 893 hopeful applicants. By the end of the event, held at the event center of 888 Premier Mall, […]

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P9-M COCAINE SEIZED AT NAIA

June 13, 2019 - 9:31 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized 1.66 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated P9 million on Wednesday afternoon at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3. The cocaine was discovered while it was hidden in the luggage of Agus Burhan, an Indonesian national arriving at […]

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LOCSIN ON WPS COLLISION: ‘FUCK THE INT’L COMMUNITY’

June 13, 2019 - 9:30 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. rejected ideas to seek support from the international community following the collision incident in the West Philippine Sea. “Fuck the international community. It can be bought. This is our fight and in the end ours alone,” Locsin tweeted Thursday morning (Philippine Time). He was responding to Victor […]

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PALACE URGES CHINA TO SANCTION CHINESE CREW IN WEST PH SEA COLLISION

June 13, 2019 - 7:24 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang asked Chinese authorities to investigate and sanction the crew of the Chinese fishing vessel that reportedly abandoned Filipino fishermen after a collision in Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo denounced the actions of the crew of the Chinese fishing vessel, calling their abandonment of the 22 […]

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DFA TO FILIPINOS: AVOID PROTEST AREAS IN HONG KONG

June 13, 2019 - 7:23 PM

Riot police fired tear gas on protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Hong Kong police have used tear gas and high-pressure hoses against thousands of protesters opposing a highly controversial extradition bill outside government headquarters. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) MANILA, Philippines – Around 240,000 protesters marched to the Legislative Council […]

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‘THRILLA IN DAVAO’: BOLIVIAN BOXER TO BATTLE AMERICAN FOE

June 13, 2019 - 6:49 PM

DAVAO CITY – Saul Farah found American foe Ron Johnson’s claims as hysterical—saying that the latter would knock the former down in two rounds. “Is he crazy or what?” the Bolivion boxer rebutted. “He must be living up to his name,” Farah said, referring to Johnson whose alias is “The American Dream”. Farah, the Bolivian and […]

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ALLEGED GUN FACTORY OF BIFF FOUND IN MAGUINDANAO

June 13, 2019 - 6:39 PM

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – A gun factory has been found, allegedly belonging from rebels in General Salipada K. Pendatun, Maguindanao by the police and army as they were to serve a warrant against a wanted person in the area Tuesday. The arresting team swooped down on a safe house of Sukarno Buka, a sub-leader of […]

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GENSAN FULL ALERT FOR PRRD VISIT, KAPA PRAYER RALLY

June 13, 2019 - 5:38 PM

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The Police Regional Office (PRO)-12 placed all its units in the city and the neighboring areas under heightened alert in connection with the scheduled visit of President Rodrigo R. Duterte here Thursday, which coincided with the prayer rally of a controversial religious group. Brig Gen. Eliseo Tam Rasco, PRO-12 regional director, said […]

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