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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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HOUSE REPRIMANDS BERTIZ OVER NAIA OUTBURST

October 11, 2018 - 12:32 PM

MANILA — The House of Representatives on Wednesday reprimanded ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III for his controversial behavior at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Bertiz was caught on a CCTV security video on Sept. 29, allegedly refusing to remove his shoes as part of an airport security protocol and snatching off the ID of a […]

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SOLGEN DEFENDS PH WITHDRAWAL FROM ICC IN SC

October 10, 2018 - 10:33 AM

MANILA — Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday sought the dismissal of the consolidated petition assailing the government’s decision to withdraw its membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC). During the oral arguments at the Supreme Court (SC), Calida reiterated that the withdrawal was within the president’s powers under the Constitution. The Solicitor General also argued […]

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PRRD: I’M NOT CANCEROUS

October 10, 2018 - 10:29 AM

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said he is cancer-free, following the release of results of his medical exam in a private hospital last week. “Hindi pa ako (I’m not yet) cancerous so do not be afraid to go near me, I will not contaminate you,” Duterte said after administering the oath of Malacañang […]

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DUTERTE EYES PANELO AS PRESS SECRETARY

October 10, 2018 - 10:27 AM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said that he is considering to appoint Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo as chief of the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) should the agency be revived. “I’m going to but if — I’m going to reorganize Press Secretary. Kanya lahat (It’s all his),” Duterte told reporters after administering […]

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CALIDA FORGIVES TRILLANES; WON’T FILE LIBEL RAP

October 10, 2018 - 10:34 AM

MANILA — Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday said he will forgive Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who accused him of stealing his amnesty papers and will not sue him for libel. “He said he won’t apologize. Maybe I will just forgive him. Well, we should forgive those who have sinned against us,” Calida told reporters in […]

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