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CEBUPAC MNL-HK FLIGHTS BACK TO NORMAL

MANILA, Philippines – Cebu Pacific’s flights between Philippines and Hong Kong are back to normal operations. “Our operations between Manila[...]

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REP. LORD ALLAN VELASCO’S BILL ON JUDGES-AT-LARGE APPROVED BY BOTH HOUSES OF...

June 6, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Senate Bill No. 2065 or the “Judges-At-Large Act of 2018” was finally adopted and was approved by both Houses of Congress. Rep. Lord Allan Velasco was one of the original authors of said measure which aims to address the worsening docket load in the Judiciary with the establishment of new positions for “roving” judges with […]

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70K JOBS NATIONWIDE AT JUNE 12 KALAYAAN JOB FAIRS

June 6, 2019 - 5:27 PM

An initial 70,000 local and overseas employment opportunities are available to jobseekers at the 22 job fair sites across the country on June 12, the labor department has reported. The Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) job and business fairs was organized in commemoration of the 121st anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence. In a report from […]

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MARINA INAUGURATES CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING; CELEBRATES 45TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

June 6, 2019 - 5:25 PM

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has formally inaugurated its first and newly-constructed central office building located at Bonifacio Drive corner 20th Street, Port Area yesterday, 05 June 2019. Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade led the inauguration of the 12-storey government building with a total land area of 12,000 square meters and with […]

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MERALCO ANNOUNCES SECOND CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF ELECTRICITY RATE DECREASE

June 6, 2019 - 5:22 PM

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 6th June 2019 – The Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) announced today a second consecutive month of lower power rates, as overall electricity rates for a typical household consuming 200kWh decreased to P10.0918 per kWh from last month’s P10.2866 per kWh. The downward adjustment of P0.1948 per kWh will mean a decrease of around P39 in the […]

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PHOENIX SUPER LPG HOLDS COMMUNITY CARAVANS

June 6, 2019 - 5:18 PM

In partnership with Cook Magazine, Phoenix SUPER LPG tours around Manila with a series of community caravans that brings together homeowners and neighbors in a day of exciting cooking demonstrations, culinary talks, and fun games with prizes.  Phoenix SUPER LPG also partners with top lifestyle and consumer brands in nutrition, food and beverage, and home […]

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PRRC REBUFFS ALLEGATIONS OF FUND MISUSE

June 6, 2019 - 5:16 PM

MANILA – The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) dismissed the allegations of misusing the funds for the rehabilitation of waterways or esteros in Metro Manila, local reports said. The Commission on Audit said the PRRC has not yet completed the six rehabilitation and development projects in 2018 despite spending P107,568,198.93 of its P111,078,000 budget. But […]

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COMMUNITY SERVICE LAW WILL BE A GAME CHANGER – GORDON

June 6, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Spot PH photo credits Senator Richard J. Gordon said Senate Bill No. 2195 or the Community Service Act will be a game changer once passed into law. SBN 2195, aside from decongesting the country’s jails, aims to promote restorative justice by allowing courts to impose community service instead of jail term for minor offenses which […]

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COORDINATION WITH LOCAL GOV’T UNIT TO BOOST POLICE

June 6, 2019 - 5:09 PM

MANILA – Coordination with the local government unit (LGU) was vital to shaping the police force and upholding the law, an advisory council chair said on Wednesday, as quoted by a Manila Bulletin a report. However, will be challenging for police to forge new ties with newly elected officials following results of the midterm elections, […]

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TWO SUSPECTS NABBED IN QC OVER ILLEGAL DRUGS

June 6, 2019 - 4:55 PM

QUEZON CITY – Quezon City police have arrested two suspected pushers as well as seized a stash of illegal drugs and boodle money in a buy-bust operation on Thursday, according to local reports. Operatives from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 6 nabbed Jason King, a 46-year-old insurance coordinator, and his younger brother Bryan, […]

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3 NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS RISE IN NAVOTAS

June 6, 2019 - 4:53 PM

NAVOTAS CITY – The Navotas City government led by Mayor John Rey Tiango and Representative Tobias Tiangco led the inauguration and blessing of new three public school buildings as part of its efforts to enhance the quality of education in the city. San Rafael Technological and Vocational High School and Tangos National High School now […]

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VALENZUELA TOPS ANEW REGIONAL PEACE AUDIT

June 6, 2019 - 4:50 PM

VALENZUELA CITY – Valenzuela City once again bested all local government units in the National Capital Region when it ranked first in the 2018 Local Peace and Order Council (LPOC) Performance Audit because of its comprehensive community-driven initiatives. The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) cited the Valenzuela Peace and Order Council (VPOC) […]

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HONTIVEROS SEEKS PROBE ON ALLEGED MISUSE OF PHILHEALTH FUNDS FOR GHOST DIALYSIS

June 6, 2019 - 4:48 PM

Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros today called for an urgent and comprehensive investigation on the funds being used and released by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) after reports revealed that PhilHealth funds may been misused to pay for the dialysis treatments of non-existent patients. Hontiveros, vice-chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, made […]

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US EMBASSY IN MANILA SHUTS DOWN CITIZENSHIP AVAIL

June 6, 2019 - 4:22 PM

MANILA – The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will permanently close its satellite office in Manila by July 5, a decision that seemed to stem from the Trump’s administration plan to contain the legal and illegal immigration count of the United States. The USCIS Manila field office said in a statement that, it started […]

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4 SENIOR PNP OFFICIALS RESHUFFLED

June 5, 2019 - 6:26 PM

MANILA — Four senior officials were included in the latest reshuffle of the Philippine National Police (PNP) that took effect on Monday. Brig. Gen. Carlito Feliciano, former executive officer (Ex-O) of the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations (DIPO) – Eastern Mindanao, will be the directorate’s deputy director. Brig. Gen. Dennis Agustin of Police Regional Office […]

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DUTERTE FORCING MANDATORY ROTC FOR SENIOR HIGH ASAP

June 5, 2019 - 6:22 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is keen to have mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) for Grades 11 and 12 as soon as possible, a spokesperson of the Department of National Defense said Wednesday. “We can recall that reviving mandatory ROTC was one of PRRD’s thrusts during his first SONA (State-of-the-Nation-Address) and he made […]

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DEPED IN HOT WATER FOR TOILET AS FACULTY ROOM

June 5, 2019 - 6:07 PM

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) should solve the lack of resolution in finding or providing effective spaces as facilities, learning resources, and the increase of teacher’s wage in public schools rather than blatantly blaming and threatening teachers for exposing the situation in their workplace. ACT Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro called […]

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