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DBM OKAYS P16-M ILOILO CITY GREEN PATHWAY

February 19, 2019 - 5:16 PM

THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Central Office has approved the application of Iloilo City Government for the construction of pathway that will conform with the Central Business District (CBD) initiative. Assistant City Planning and Development Officer Arch. Dolly Ann Zoluaga said the project will cost P16.5 million. “We are developing since 2014 the […]

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8 OUT OF 10 FIRST-BORNS IN AKLAN ARE ILLEGITIMATE

February 19, 2019 - 5:13 PM

AKLAN had 4,478 first born children in 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The data, however, indicate that 3,475 (78 percent) are illegitimate, while 1,003 (22 percent) are legitimate. Illegitimate children are those conceived and born to parents out of wedlock. The highest number of illegitimate first-borns was in Kalibo with 2,041, followed […]

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PH TO HOST SEA ANTI-DOPING MEETING

February 19, 2019 - 5:12 PM

MANILA — The Philippines will host the Southeast Asian Regional Anti-Doping Organization (SEA RADO) 2019 Board Meeting and Doping Control Officer (DCO) Training Course from Feb. 20 to 22 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City. Dr. Alejandro Pineda, head of the Philippine Anti-Doping Organization (PHI-NADO), described the board meeting and training as […]

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TEAM LEBRON WINS NBA ALL-STAR GAME

February 19, 2019 - 5:09 PM

MANILA — Team LeBron pulled off a huge second half rally to defeat Team Giannis, 178-164, in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte on Monday (Philippine Time). The roster led by LeBron James prevailed over Giannis Antetokounmpo’s squad after coming alive from downtown. Antetokounmpo took over late in the first quarter […]

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DISCOUNTED POLITICAL ADS WILL LEVEL PLAYING FIELD: PALACE

February 19, 2019 - 5:05 PM

MANILA — The signing of a law that will allow reasonable rates for political advertisements will level the playing field for candidates during the campaign season, Malacañang said on Monday. “This new measure on discounted political advertisements would benefit all candidates of the political spectrum and hopefully would level the playing field, in accordance with the […]

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PERMIT NEEDED TO POST POLITICAL ADS ON PUVS

February 19, 2019 - 5:04 PM

MANILA — Political advertisements are allowed to be posted on public utility vehicles (PUVs) such as jeepneys, buses and taxis as long as a permit is secured from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). In a statement on Tuesday, the LTFRB said operators should secure a permit for posting transit political ads that comply […]

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2 SOLONS BACK SARA DUTERTE AS COUNTRY’S NEXT PRESIDENT

February 19, 2019 - 5:03 PM

MANILA — Senator Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday said Davao City mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte still remains as his top choice among the “young emerging leaders” to become the next president of the country. Lacson made the remark when asked about the possibility of Duterte’s possible bid for presidency in 2022. “Nauna na akong nagsabi […]

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AMERICAN CHAMBER MULLS OPENING OF OFFICE IN ILOILO

February 19, 2019 - 5:02 PM

ILOILO CITY — The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham Philippines), Inc. is considering the establishment of an office in this highly urbanized city including to serve the neighboring province of Negros Occidental and Bacolod City.   Ebb Hinchliffe, executive director of the AmCham Philippines, was here for an exploratory visit and met with […]

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DPWH TO TURN OVER P700-M CAPITOL BUILDING TO BOHOL OFFICIALS

February 19, 2019 - 4:59 PM

NEW BOHOL CAPITOL. Photo shows the facade of the new Bohol Provincial Capitol building. CEBU CITY — The PHP700-million new four-story Capitol building that will be turned over to Bohol’s provincial officials on Thursday is a commitment of the Duterte administration to provide the people with a spacious edifice to transact business with their local government, the Department […]

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LEYTE DAD SURVIVES SLAY TRY

February 19, 2019 - 4:58 PM

ALBUERA, Leyte – The president of the Association of Barangay (village) Captains (ABC) in this town, who was previously linked to the Espinosa drug group, survived an ambush on Monday. Alberto Sumaljag, 60, an ex-officio member of the town council, managed to escape death when he quickly stretched out at his vehicle’s front seats as perpetrators […]

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COPS PROBE DRUG SOURCE OF STUDENT KILLED IN BUY-BUST

February 19, 2019 - 4:57 PM

PALO, Leyte – The Philippine National Police regional drug enforcement unit (PNP-RDEU) is looking into the drug source of a 20-year-old college student who was killed in a buy-bust operation in Tacloban City. Supt. Harry Sucayre, PNP-RDEU chief, said they are stepping up the investigation to find out the source of illegal drugs in Cebu City […]

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DOJ URGED TO ACT ON MURDER RAPS VS. PNP MEN IN LAWYER’S...

February 19, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Police forensic technicians search for clues from the Ford Escape SUV of lawyer Noel Archival (left) who was killed in an ambush along the national highway of Dalaguete town in southern Cebu. (CDN Photo/ Junjie Mendoza) MANILA — A former Cebu City councilor asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday to charge policemen implicated in the […]

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PRRD DOESN’T PERSONALLY KNOW RESSA’S ACCUSER: PALACE

February 19, 2019 - 4:55 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte does not personally know Wilfredo Keng, the businessman who filed a libel case against Rappler Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo defended Duterte from having connection to Keng after a report from the Pinoy Ako Blog claimed that the businessman owned a mining […]

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PRRD APPOINTS EX-MAJOR GENERAL TO DSWD

February 19, 2019 - 4:54 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed retired major general Rene Glen Paje as undersecretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Duterte signed Paje’s appointment paper on Feb. 15, less than a month after he appointed Brig. Gen. Felicisimo Budiongan as DSWD Undersecretary on Jan. 23 this year. Paje will be working […]

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LOCSIN INAUGURATES NEW PH CHANCERY IN BERLIN

February 19, 2019 - 4:52 PM

MANILA — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Tuesday led the inauguration of the new Philippine chancery in Berlin, Germany. Locsin was joined by Ambassador Ina Lepel from the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, Charge d’affaires Lillibeth Pono, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Administration Theresa Dizon-De Vega, and former Ambassador to Berlin Melita Sta. Maria-Thomeczek during […]

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SANDIGANBAYAN ACQUITS EX-POLICE EXEC OF ETHICS RAPS

February 19, 2019 - 4:50 PM

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan has acquitted a retired police senior superintendent in connection with his non-filing of sworn statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) and disclosure of business interest and financial connections in 2010. In a decision dated Feb. 15, 2019, the anti-graft court’s 7th Division cleared former Senior Supt. Ernesto Reyes Jr. of […]

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