• 05/23/2019
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BIKOY RECANTS; TAGS TRILLANES, LP AS MASTERMINDS

May 23, 2019 - 6:16 PM

MANILA — Peter Joemel Advincula, alias “Bikoy”, the man behind a series of videos called “Ang Totoong Narcolist”, surrendered to the Philippine National Police (PNP) and named Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and the Liberal Party (LP) as behind these videos. PNP Chief, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, presented Advincula to the media on Thursday. Albayalde said Advincula and […]

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SENATOR PROCLAMATION 2019

May 23, 2019 - 5:15 PM

The newly elected senators have been proclaimed on Wednesday, May 22, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). The 12 senator-elect came with their family and friends except for Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go whose family is in Davao. Nancy Binay’s father, former Vice President Jejomar Binay, accompanied her daughter at the proclamation. Ramon “Bong” […]

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EX-NBA VETERAN IMPRESSES IN PBA DEBUT AS TNT MAULS NLEX

May 23, 2019 - 1:40 PM

MANILA — Terrence Jones made a great impression of himself in his Philippine Basketball Association debut and led TNT to a 102-87 romp of NLEX on the second day of the Commissioner’s Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo on Wednesday night. The former National Basketball Association veteran dropped 41 points for the KaTropa, which pulled […]

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PBA PLAYERS SUSPENDED AFTER ATTACKING ‘SPIDER MAN’

May 23, 2019 - 1:38 PM

MANILA — San Miguel Beermen players Kelly Nabong and Ronald Tubid were each meted with three-game suspensions following their roles in the much talked about court invasion by a fan in Spider Man costume during Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals on May 10. Tubid gave a parting shot, a punch, to the costumed […]

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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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COMELEC PROCLAIMS WINNING PARTY-LIST GROUPS

May 23, 2019 - 12:15 PM

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), on Wednesday officially proclaimed the winning 51 party-list groups in the May 13 midterm national and local elections at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum in Pasay City. The 51 party-list groups, according to the Comelec, are entitled to 61 […]

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RICE BLACK BUGS HIT NINE ILOILO TOWNS

May 23, 2019 - 12:07 PM

PEST ATTACK.  Photo shows rice black bugs,  locally known as ‘atangya’,  taken from Banate, Iloilo. Nine towns in Iloilo province, including Banate, has sightings of the sap-feeding insects, the Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office reported. (Photo courtesy of Iloilo PAO) ILOILO CITY — Rice black bugs or locally known as “atangya” were monitored in nine towns in Iloilo province, […]

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ZAMBO ANTI-DRUG OPS NET 6 PEOPLE, P31-K SHABU

May 23, 2019 - 11:37 AM

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Police have arrested six persons, including a fish merchant, and seized some PHP31,000 worth of suspected shabu in separate anti-drug operations in this southern port city, an official said Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) director, identified the arrested drug personalities as Kasran Wahi, 29; Mannan Abubakar, 35; Laida […]

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ANTIQUE GUV SUPPORTS DOH ZERO OPEN DEFECATION PROGRAM

May 23, 2019 - 11:35 AM

MORE  SANITARY TOILETS NEEDED. Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao commits to support the zero open defecation program of the Department of Health by purchasing more sanitary toilets. Mostly poor households in far-flung barangays have no toilets. (Photo by Annabel J. Petinglay) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique — Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao has vowed to support the zero […]

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1 DRUG PUSHER KILLED, 14 OTHERS NABBED IN BULACAN ANTI-DRUG OPS

May 23, 2019 - 11:26 AM

CAMP GEN ALEJO S SANTOS, Bulacan — A drug pusher was killed and 14 others were arrested Tuesday as the Bulacan police continues its relentless anti-illegal drug operations in this province. Col. Chito G. Bersaluna, provincial director of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office, identified the suspected drug pusher neutralized during the operation as Arnel Aldana, included […]

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‘TAWILIS’ FISH NOW ABOUND IN TAAL LAKE: DENR

May 23, 2019 - 11:19 AM

TAWILIS FISH ABOUNDS. Huge tawilis fish yield with surprisingly increased sizes in this photo taken by Lito De Villa, a fisherfolk, at the lakeshore town of the Taal Volcano Protected Landscape (TVPL) while fishing at the Taal Lake’s fishing ground at the mouth of the Pansipit River after the seasonal closure on May 2, 2019. CALAMBA […]

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SOKOR COMMITS TO HELP RE-EXPORT ITS WASTE MATERIALS IN CAGAYAN DE ORO

May 23, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Mindanews photo credit   The South Korean government has committed to help ship back to its country some 5,176 metric tons (MT) of waste materials illegally imported here last year and currently stored at the PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority premises in Misamis Oriental.    Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero said in his report to […]

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DENR URGES NEWLY ELECTED MAYORS TO PRIORITIZE ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

May 23, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is urging newly elected city and municipal mayors to prioritize the implementation of environmental laws, notably Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu reminded local officials of their duty under RA 9003, which provides for a systematic, […]

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DAVAO CITY TO HOST 1ST HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT IN JUNE

May 22, 2019 - 7:26 PM

DAVAO CITY — Dabawenyos will see the world’s heavyweight boxers in action when this city hosts the “Thrilla in Davao” on June 15. The “Thrilla in Davao” will feature Ronald Clyde “The American Dream” Johnson of the US tackle Saul “The Phoenix Assassin” Farah of Bolivia for the vacant Global Boxing Organization heavyweight title. The 34-year-old […]

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