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LGU EXECS BANNED FROM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT PAYOUTS

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has prohibited all local elective officials and politicians from participating in[...]

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PRRD: CHOOSE WHAT IS ‘GOOD AND UPLIFTING’

April 21, 2019 - 9:04 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Easter Sunday enjoined Filipinos to make better choices as the upcoming mid-term elections draw closer. “I greet the entire Filipino nation on this triumphant day of Christ’s resurrection,” Duterte said in his message. Duterte described Easter as an “occasion of hope and inspiration for all” as the nation commemorates […]

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RADIO REPORTER STABBED TO DEATH

April 20, 2019 - 3:21 PM

A commentator of a radio station in Butuan City died after he was stabbed by a still unknown assailant Saturday morning, April 20, 2019, according to National Union of Journalists in the Philippines. The Butuan police said said that Fancis Patindol of station dxJM was with companions outside the Alba Copy Center on Narra Road, […]

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LENTEN SEASON ADVISORY

April 18, 2019 - 12:43 AM

In observance of the Lenten Season, League Online News will be off on April 18 (Holy Thursday) until April 19 (Good Friday). Posting will resume on April 20.

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COOLEST THUS FAR THIS SUMMER

April 17, 2019 - 3:12 PM

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has recorded a temperature of 14.2 °c in Baguio City – the lowest this month for the said – also the coldest so far in the country amidst the scorching heat of this summer. “Here in Baguio City and Benguet, isolated rain showers will […]

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PRRD SIGNS 2019 BUDGET

April 16, 2019 - 6:26 PM

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte had already signed into law the proposed P3.7-trillion national budget, Senate President Vicente Sotto III informed—after gruesome delays, controversies and other crises which forced the signing. According to the report of ABS-CBN News, Sotto said Duterte also vetoed a total of P95.3 billion in the budget, based on information from the […]

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DILG: INCLUSION OF PH IN US STATE DEP’T ADVISORY QUESTIONABLE

April 15, 2019 - 3:11 PM

Foreigners in the country have no reason to be alarmed as kidnapping cases continue to decrease according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), questioning the US State Department list which named the Philippines one of the countries with high kidnapping risk. DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says that kidnapping cases in […]

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MILLION FILIPINO CATHOLICS CELEBRATE PALM SUNDAY

April 14, 2019 - 8:06 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Millions of Catholics has celebrated Palm Sunday, on April 14, the annual observance as Holy Week began. Palm Sunday reenacts the triumphant coming of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem before his passion and death on Good Friday. Millions of Filipino Catholics attended this Sunday’s mass and waved their palm fronds, as priests sprinkled […]

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SEN. GATCHALIAN CALLS FOR PROBE ON UNEXPECTED LUZON POWER OUTAGE

April 13, 2019 - 9:52 PM

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for an investigation into the unexpected brownouts that hit several towns and cities in Luzon, especially after the Department of Energy (DOE) has given its assurance that there is ample supply of electricity reserve throughout the dry season. Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, made the call amid […]

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CAPIZ TOWN HEAT INDEX REACHES 65 DEGREES

April 12, 2019 - 6:18 PM

Experts has recorded the highest temperature degree that scorched thus far this summer. Dumarao, Capiz suffered a high and scorching 65.1 °c in heat index, according to the Weather Philippines Foundation (WPF). The foundation noted the town’s heat index at 2:30 PM, April 12. In a Facebook post, WPF already tagged it as ‘Extreme Danger,’ […]

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BROWNOUT AVERTED TODAY

April 11, 2019 - 5:58 PM

The Luzon grid avoided brownouts after power distributor Manila Electric Co. tapped participants of its interruptible load program to free up capacity and run their generating sets. Meralco spokesman Joe Zaldarriaga said 122 participants of its ILP did not draw power from the grid, making available 249 MW of demand.  “The ILP were asked to […]

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NO POWER INTERRUPTION?

April 10, 2019 - 5:39 PM

The Department of Energy does not expect any power interruption because there are 174.6MW available under the Interruptible Load Program (ILP) within the MERALCO franchise area.   The issued Red Alert NOTICE for 1100H, 1400H to 1600H intervals (10:01-1100AM, 1:01-4:00PM) and Yellow Alert NOTICE from 1000H, 1200H to 1300H, 1700H and 1900 to 2100H (9:01-10:00AM, […]

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FILE RAPS VS. BONG GO IF NARCO-VIDEO IS TRUE

April 9, 2019 - 2:07 PM

Malacañang has dared those claiming senatorial bet Christopher “Bong” Go is involved in illegal drugs to file charges against him but stressed that these are merely black propaganda against the administration. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a palace interview that the video circulating online is meant to discredit Go, President Duterte’s former aide.  “That’s […]

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MISS TEEN PHILS ROUNDS UP PQ FINALS IN NCR

April 8, 2019 - 5:57 PM

The prestigious Miss Teen Philippines 2019 pageant rounded up on Sunday the pre-qualifying finals across the country via selecting six young beautiful aspirants from the National Capital Region (NCR)—joining the 26 representatives of the other region clusters which all will compete for the crown of the next Miss Teen Philippines 2019. The 25 contestants of […]

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PRRD WOULD RATHER NOT BE POLITICIAN FOREVER

April 7, 2019 - 10:34 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte said he has no interest in prolonging his term of office beyond 2022 because he would rather not be a politician forever. Although Duterte has repeatedly voiced out his desire to step down by the end of his term, he made the assurance anew ahead of the upcoming mid-term elections. […]

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EL NIÑO RAZES NEGOCC, MILLIONS OF CROPS LOST

April 6, 2019 - 5:08 PM

BACOLOD CITY – Almost PHP443 million in production where lost to farmers in Negros Occidental due to the extreme heart intensified by the El Niño, per the latest data from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) showed. The figures include the initial PHP366-million worth of damage to the sugarcane sector, as well as to rice, […]

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DUTERTE FRUSTRATED STILL DESPITE WAR ON DRUGS EFFORTS

April 5, 2019 - 6:14 PM

MANILA – Three years into office and an aggressive campaign against drug use, President Rodrigo Duterte is “frustrated” of the continued persistence of drugs into the country, according to Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. “Napu-frustrate siya kasi nga despite lahat ng ginagawa niya ay may nakakapasok pa rin (He is frustrated because despite all his efforts, the entry of […]

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