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NBI SEIZES P5-M ‘HOT’ LUMBER IN BULACAN

July 17, 2019 - 5:55 PM

‘HOT’ LUMBER. Personnel of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Bulacan examine the illegally cut lumber worth approximately PHP5 million inside a warehouse in Guiguinto, Bulacan on Monday (July 15, 2019). It was found out that the warehouse, owned by a certain Ricky Yu, has no necessary permits to operate. (Photo by Manny Balbin) CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — […]

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DUMAGUETE ALARMED BY SURGE IN CHILD ABUSE CASES

July 17, 2019 - 5:40 PM

DUMAGUETE CITY — The Child Protection Unit (CPU) of the City Social Welfare and Development Office expressed concern on Monday over the increase in the number of sexually abused children here. Roselyn Frejoles, CPU social worker, said the number of sexually-abused children from January to July this year has reached an alarming proportion compared to the […]

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CTA JUNKS TAX RAPS VS. DIONISIA PACQUIAO

July 17, 2019 - 5:31 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) dismissed the tax case against Dionisia Pacquiao, the mother of Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao. In a 19-page decision dated July 5 and released a media copy on Wednesday, the tax court en banc through Associate Justice Esperanza R. Fabon-Victorino denied the petition for review filed by Bureau of […]

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GO FILES BILL TO INSTITUTIONALIZING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM

July 17, 2019 - 4:11 PM

Citing the need for a 24-hour emergency hotline for Filipinos, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go filed Senate Bill 394 or the “Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS) Act of 2019” to institutionalize an emergency medical services system in the country to respond to emergency needs of Filipinos nationwide. “Dapat maging mabilis, maayos at maaasahan ang serbisyo […]

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DOH CONDUCTS 3RD AND 4TH ROUND OF SCHOOL-BASED IMMUNIZATION IN MANILA AND...

July 17, 2019 - 4:08 PM

The Department of Health (DOH) today brings the School-based Immunization (SBI) campaign in the cities of Manila and Pasig, and continues to encourage mothers and caregivers to avail of the government’s free immunization service to provide children, as well as adolescents, greater protection against vaccine preventable diseases. “School-based immunization is a strategy for reaching older […]

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DENGUE INFECTS ILOILO CITY COUNCILOR

July 17, 2019 - 3:31 PM

PANAY NEWS PHOTO CREDIT DENGUE spares no one, not even Iloilo City Councilor Ely Estante. Estante failed to attend their regular session on Tuesday after he was confined at Iloilo Mission Hospital in La Paz district due to dengue hemorrhagic fever on Monday evening. In his Facebook post, Estante said he has been suffering from […]

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RIO GOVERNOR SAYS RISE IN POLICE KILLINGS ‘NORMAL’

July 17, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Amid a soaring number of police killings in Rio de Janeiro, the state’s tough-talking governor said Tuesday that it is “normal” for the rate to increase and it will likely keep going up during his administration. Governor Wilson Witzel said the rising number of killings by police in the state of Rio is a consequence […]

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DOH SUPPORTS THE FILING OF CASES ON NCMH-PAVILION 6 IRREGULARITIES

July 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM

INQ.NET PHOTO CREDIT The Department of Health, in support of the Duterte Administration’s anti-corruption campaign, fully supports the National Bureau of Investigation in filing complaints based on findings of irregularities in the public bidding and construction of the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) Pavilion 6.  The complaint was a result of the investigations led […]

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DILG TELLS LGUS TO SUPPORT BARMM

July 17, 2019 - 2:17 PM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to support the interim BARMM Regional Government led by Chief Minister Murad Ebrahim saying that there is “no room for failure in this opportunity for change and a fresh start.” “We […]

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DRUG DEN DISMANTLED

July 17, 2019 - 2:07 PM

A DRUG DEN PHOTO Agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office XI led by Director  II   Antonio Rivera together  with   Davao   City   Police   Office Intelligence Branch and Tagum City Police Station conducted buy-bust operation and dismantling of suspected drug den last July 13, 2019 at at Purok Maharlika, Barangay Cuambogan, Tagum City, Davao […]

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DAVAO’S PEACE 911 HAILS VILLAGES STAND AGAINST NPA

July 17, 2019 - 2:05 PM

DAVAO CITY-The City’s Peace 911hailed the move of the officials and residents of two villages in Paquibato District in declaring the communist New People’s Army (NPA) as persona non grata according to the City Information Office (CIO). Lawyer Elisa Lapina, the Focal Person of Peace 911, said it was a  positive development taking place in […]

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PHL’S BIGGEST PORT PTB OPENS IN CAGAYAN DE ORO

July 17, 2019 - 1:57 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) inaugurated the country’s biggest port Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) at the Port of Cagayan de Oro today, 15 July 2019. Located within the Passenger Terminal Complex of the Port of Cagayan de Oro, the new PTB is a massive […]

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ALARM RAISED OVER SPIKE IN DENGUE CASES IN REGION 9

July 16, 2019 - 5:47 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Department of Health (DOH) has called on local government units (LGUs) to take an active role in the campaign against dengue in their respective localities. Dr. Emilia Monicimpo, DOH-Region 9 director, made the call as she expressed alarm over the increasing number of dengue cases in the region. Monicimpo said they have […]

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MALACAÑANG SPOX DEFENDS DUTERTE’S HARASSMENT LAW

July 16, 2019 - 5:41 PM

A Philippine presidential spokesman fielded criticism on Tuesday over what some see as hypocrisy in Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s new law punishing sexual harassment. Duterte signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing. […]

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6 LTO-7 PERSONNEL, 2 FIXERS FACE GRAFT RAPS

July 16, 2019 - 5:43 PM

‘LICENSE FIXING’. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI-7) shows a print copy of a screenshot from a close-circuit television monitor, which showed two government agents purportedly applying for driver’s license at the Cebu City Licensing Center at SM Seaside Mall. The screenshot was attached in the charge sheet against six Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) employees and […]

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CLASSES SUSPENDED IN ALBAY DUE TO CONTINUOUS RAINS

July 16, 2019 - 5:24 PM

LEGAZPI CITY – Classes in all levels were suspended on Tuesday in the towns of Guinobatan, Polangui, Libon, and Ligao City, all in Albay, due to the moderate to heavy rains spawned by Tropical Depression Falcon since Monday night. Local disaster councils issued a disaster advisory suspending classes in anticipation of flooding and landslides in low-lying […]

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