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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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GATCHALIAN PUSHES FOR CREATION OF PHIL RISE DEV’T AUTHORITY

September 25, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Senator Win Gatchalian is championing the creation of the Philippine Rise Development Authority (PRDA), a coordinating, policymaking, and regulatory body which will serve as a “one-stop-shop” for everything concerning the resource-rich Philippine Rise. Gatchalian, who chairs the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, sponsored on Monday Senate Bill No. 2024, otherwise known as the Philippine Rise […]

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BLOGGER DREW OLIVAR FACES RAP OVER ‘BOMB SCARE’ POST

September 24, 2018 - 4:53 PM

MANILA — Blogger Drew Olivar will face charges for spreading a bomb scare on social media, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday.   In a press conference in Camp Crame, PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said Olivar will be facing charges for violating Presidential Decree 1727, known as the “Anti-Bomb Joke Law”.   “I […]

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SENATE OKS CREATION OF WORLD-CLASS ENERGY THINK TANK

September 24, 2018 - 4:39 PM

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill creating a world-class think tank meant to bridge research and policy gaps in the Philippine energy sector, in hopes of fostering greater energy security, sustainability, and affordability in the country.   Senate Bill No. 1574, also known as the Philippine Energy Research and Policy […]

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DILG ASEC MALAYA URGES MILLENIALS TO REGISTER BEFORE COMELEC SEPT 29 DEADLINE...

September 24, 2018 - 4:46 PM

Composing more than 45 percent of the electorates in the country, millennial voters are being rallied by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to register before the September 29 deadline set by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the 2019 midterm elections. DILG Spokesperson, Assistant Secretary Jonathan E. Malaya, urges the Filipino […]

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DENR EYES MORE RECYCLING FACILITIES IN METRO MANILA

September 24, 2018 - 5:04 PM

MANILA — The environment department’s Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) plans to put up more waste recycling facilities for Metro Manila’s over 1,700 barangays.   Based on figures from the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), there are now only 943 MRFs in the National Capital Region (NCR) serving 964 villages or barangays.    “We can further […]

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BRGY EXECS URGED TO RAISE AWARENESS ON OCT 14 BRGY ASSEMBLIES

September 24, 2018 - 4:49 PM

Barangay officials are urged as early as now to drumbeat public awareness and generate participation of their constituents to the upcoming Barangay Assembly in all 42,044 barangays in the country on October 14.  Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año enjoins barangays to utilize the social media, particularly Facebook and […]

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DA OPENS ANOTHER SERIES OF TIENDA MALASAKIT STORES

September 24, 2018 - 3:52 PM

In the attempt to stabilize the prices of basic food items in the market, agriculture secretary Manny Piñol opens another series of TienDA Malasakit stores at the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) in Malate, Manila on September 21, 2018. “The problem is not our supply but the position of our food production areas and logistics,” […]

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MAKATI GIVES EMERGENCY BAGS TO WEST VALLEY FAULT RESIDENTS

September 21, 2018 - 6:23 PM

MAKATI CITY – The Makati City government distributed emergency “go bags” to more than 500 households residing atop or near the West Valley Fault. Recipients came from four barangays transected by the fault, namely, East Rembo, Comembo, Pembo, and Rizal. The distribution for the first two was done at East Rembo Covered Court, and for […]

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MAYOR TEODORO LAUDS MARIKINA’S DANGAL NG BAYAN AWARDEE

September 21, 2018 - 6:22 PM

MARIKINA CITY – Mayor Marcelino Teodoro lauded Marikina City Hall’s employee for bringing home the bacon by bagging the “Dangal ng Bayan” award this year. Gelson Rili, who works Marikina City’s City Environmental Management Office (CEMO), is one of the recipients of the “Dangal ng Bayan” Award given annually by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). […]

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DILG ISSUES SHOW CAUSE ORDERS AGAINST 16 MAYORS

September 21, 2018 - 1:40 PM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government has issued Show Cause Orders against 16 local chief executives who were reported to have been absent or missing during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong last week. DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said despite the reports of some absentee mayors, the vast majority of the […]

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MALABON INSTALLS 1,956 NEW STREETLIGHTS

September 21, 2018 - 6:20 PM

MALABON CITY – The local government has installed new 1,956 streetlights in Barangay Catmonon in this city. The city government, through the City Engineering Department (CED), was able to erect 1,928 light-emitting diode (LED) and 28 high pressure sodium (HPS)/Mercury streetlights, replacing old lamps while most of it lit up those previously dim streets for […]

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DPWH RESUMES REBLOCKING IN NCR THIS WEEKEND

September 21, 2018 - 4:35 PM

Three (3) sections of Circumferential Road 5 (C-5 Road), two (2) of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue and one (1) section each of A.H. Lacson Avenue and Batasan Road will undergo repair works effective 11 p.m. Friday, September 21, 2018 until 5 a.m. Monday, September 24, 2018. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has […]

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DILG TO REDS: QUIT REBELLION, GET BENEFITS FROM TASK FORCE BALIK-LOOB

September 21, 2018 - 1:41 PM

This National Peace Consciousness Month, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año calls on communists to leave the life of rebellion and be reintegrated to normal, productive living with expanded benefits and assistance from the government’s Task Force Balik-Loob. “With or without peace talks, the government is able and sincere […]

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DA: METRO MARKET PRICES DROP AS MINDANAO VEGGIES ARRIVE

September 21, 2018 - 1:45 PM

Prices of vegetables in Metro Manila dropped by over 50 percent as the first shipment of Mindanao vegetables arrived yesterday, according to Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol.    Pinol said from P400 per kilo right after Typhoon Ompong hit Northern Luzon, Carrots were sold for P160 yesterday in Divisoria. Cabbage dropped from over P200 per kilo […]

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DTI, NFA ROLL OUT P27/KILO NFA RICE IN SUPERMARKETS

September 21, 2018 - 1:44 PM

To provide more access points of affordable rice in different parts of the country, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) signed an agreement with the National Food Authority (NFA) and the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarkets Association Inc. (PAGASA) on 19 September 2018.   The agreement will allow consumers to purchase NFA rice, at P27 per […]

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DOLE SUPPORTS TELECOMMUTING BILL

September 20, 2018 - 7:24 PM

With the rapid transformation of the world of work due to technological advancement, the labor department is urging other government agencies to support the passage of the telecommuting bill. At the 2018 National Productivity Conference in Manila, the labor department has called on other government agencies to strengthen measures that would encourage workers and enterprises […]

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