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BIKOY RECANTS; TAGS TRILLANES, LP AS MASTERMINDS

MANILA -- Peter Joemel Advincula, alias "Bikoy", the man behind a series of videos called “Ang Totoong Narcolist”, surrendered to the[...]

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MERALCO, DOTR AGREEMENT SIGNED, RELOCATION OF ELECTRICAL FACILITIES FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS...

May 23, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Energizing the Future of Philippine Transportation. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade and Meralco President and CEO Oscar S. Reyes (middle) led the ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement for electrical facilities relocation to give way to construction of new DOTr Railway projects. With them are DOTr officials Undersecretary for Railways Timothy […]

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SC ASKS SOLONS TO REVIEW LAW ON CHILD ABUSE

May 23, 2019 - 12:28 PM

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) has called the attention of lawmakers for possible changes on “incongruent” penalties for lascivious acts against minors under a special law. In a statement, the court said it has directed that a copy of its March 12, 2019 decision in People v. Tulagan, be furnished to Congress as reference for […]

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PRRD SIGNS LAW INSTITUTIONALIZING 4PS

May 23, 2019 - 12:25 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law an act institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11310 or the 4Ps Act on April 17, a copy of which was released to media on Wednesday (May 22). He signed the law […]

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DPWH BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PRC CENTRAL OFFICE

May 22, 2019 - 7:21 PM

PASAY CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has commenced the construction of the Professional Regulation Commission’s (PRC) new building in Pasay City. In a statement, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the P872.9-million project will be the center for continuing professional development and professional licensure examinations. It is expected […]

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MALAPITAN WANTS CLEANER, BRIGHTER CALOOCAN CITY

May 22, 2019 - 7:19 PM

CALOOCAN CITY – Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan is aiming for a cleaner and brighter Caloocan now that he is set to serve his third and last term, a report by Manila Bulletin said. “Maraming nagsasabi na luminis na ang Caloocan. Itutuloy ko ang paglilinis. Ang mga debris debris, aalisin ko. Itutuloy ko [rin] ang […]

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REBATE AWAITS MANILA WATER CUSTOMERS THIS JUNE

May 22, 2019 - 7:15 PM

QUEZON CITY – Customers of Manila Water Co. Inc. will receive rebates starting this June, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage Services Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO) announced on Tuesday. In a press briefing, MWSS chief regulator Patrick Lester Ty said the bill relief will be implemented in two tranches. All active Manila Water accounts as of March […]

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BRIONES WANTS QC TO BUILD OWN CULTURAL CENTER

May 22, 2019 - 7:12 PM

QUEZON CITY – Education Secretary Leonor Briones is urging the Quezon City government to build its own cultural center, a report by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) said. “Quezon City should have its own cultural center so that we don’t have to travel far when there are big cultural activities,” she said, adding Quezon City […]

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44 NAVOTAS STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

May 22, 2019 - 7:10 PM

NAVOTAS CITY – Some 44 students received scholarships from the Navotas City government for school year 2019-2020 after the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for this education program. Of the total number, 34 were NavotaAs academic scholars, and six were beneficiaries of the Ulirang Pamilyang Mangingisda Scholarship. This year’s academic scholars is comprised […]

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OVER 17,000 LOCAL EXECS TO JOIN GOVERNANCE TRAINING

May 22, 2019 - 7:08 PM

As the election season draws near, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said 17,754 newly elected and re-elected local government officials will attend governance training to help them lead their constituents over the next three years. “Maging ikaw ay bagito o beterano sa larangan ng local government, ang DILG sa ilalim sa […]

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DOTR TO SUE PEOPLE BEHIND LRT-2 TRAIN COLLISION

May 22, 2019 - 7:07 PM

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will penalize those liable for the collision of two trains between Cubao and Anonas Stations of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2). In a statement on Tuesday, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said he wants clear and unequivocal answers on the reason behind the collision. Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), […]

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JAYME PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO SEDITION RAPS

May 21, 2019 - 6:09 PM

MANILA — Embattled website developer Rodel Jayme has pleaded not guilty to the charges of inciting to sedition filed against him. Jayme, who admitted creating webpages which spread the slanderous “Bikoy” videos implicating the First Family, pleaded not guilty to the charges when he was arraigned before the Parañaque Regional Trial Court Branch 258. Jayme underwent […]

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DOJ TO PROBE CARDEMA ON LEADING NYC MEETINGS

May 21, 2019 - 6:07 PM

MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday initiated an investigation into the possible liability of Ronald Cardema, former chairman of the National Youth Commission (NYC), following reports he presided over meetings of the agency after he effectively resigned. “The DOJ will start by gathering the relevant facts,” said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra in a […]

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MAN DIES INSIDE NAIA RESTROOM

May 20, 2019 - 8:38 PM

MANILA — A man who was found unresponsive was declared “dead on the scene” inside a restroom at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Sunday, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) reported. Consuelo Bungag, MIAA Public Affairs Department officer-in-charge, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that the janitor who saw the man enter […]

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PRRD WILL BARE STATE OF HEALTH IF IT’S SERIOUS: PALACE

May 20, 2019 - 8:37 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte will reveal the state of his health if it is a serious cause for public concern, Malacañang reassured on Monday amid rumors that the Chief Executive suffered cardiac arrest over the weekend. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo allayed fears that Duterte was rushed to a private hospital on Sunday, saying the […]

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27 ‘NARCO’ POLITICIANS WON IN MID-TERM POLLS: PNP

May 20, 2019 - 8:35 PM

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, on Monday bared that 27 politicians included in the narco-list of President Rodrigo Duterte have won in the May 13 mid-term elections. “Actually, out of the 47 na nasa narco-list, 37 ang tumakbo at 27 ang nanalo. Yun ‘yung nasa data namin. (Out of 47 who are on the […]

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PNP FORMS TASK GROUP TO PROBE KILLING OF LAWYERS

May 20, 2019 - 8:34 PM

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has created a special investigation task group (SITG) to investigate the killing of two lawyers in Pangasinan and Rizal last week, PNP chief, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, said on Monday. Albayalde said the task group has been instructed to conduct in-depth probe on the killing of lawyers Edilberto Gollar Jr. […]

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