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GOV’T SCHOLARS ORIENTED ON DRUGS BY TESDA-BAGUIO

June 11, 2019 - 6:16 PM

BAGUIO CITY – The Technical Education and Skills and Development Authority (TESDA), in partnership with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), conducted an orientation for combating drugs for government scholars. There were 130 trainees or TESDA scholars and 12 employees who listened to the lecture, the TESDA northern satellite reported. Rosel Sarmiento, PDEA-Cordillera Administrative Region (PDEA-CAR) […]

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PRRD CALLS OUT PHILHEALTH FOR KIDNEY CURE-SCAM

June 11, 2019 - 5:55 PM

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte asked the officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to resign—or be terminated after a staggering multibillion-peso scam involving dead kidney patients surfaced into public scrutiny. These were the two options the president offered. The former Special Assistant to the President, senator-elect Christopher Go said that the president was […]

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9 DEAD IN MULTIPLE VEHICULAR ACCIDENT IN DAVAO CITY

June 11, 2019 - 5:14 PM

Nine were dead in multiple vehicular accidents in Matina Pangi, Davao City on Tuesday morning when a van carrying sacks of rice crashed with at least 10 other vehicles. According to the report of ABS-CBN, the van which was carrying sacks of rice lost its break. After the van collided with the first car, which […]

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PNP CLAIMS ERROR ON NABBED JOURNALIST

June 10, 2019 - 6:43 PM

“It’s just like yung may hit ka sa NBI (National Bureau of Investigation) kailangan mong pumunta sa ano just to confirm na wala pala (It’s just like when you have hit in NBI you need to come to the office to confirm or clarify)”, this was the statement of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) […]

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LIMITED WATER SUPPLY HITS PARTS OF METRO MANILA, RIZAL

June 10, 2019 - 5:15 PM

STRAIT TIMES PHOTO CREDIT MANILA – Residents in Metro Manila and Rizal province have little to no water supply due to low level of reservoirs. In its advisory, Maynilad Water Services Inc. announced Monday it has implemented an emergency water interruption that will last until 9 p.m. “to manage the quick drawdown of water from […]

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CITY LIBRARY CULMINATES PUPPETRY WORKSHOP

June 10, 2019 - 4:57 PM

ILOILO CITY- THE Iloilo City Public Library (ICPL) held the culminating activity for the Puppetry Making and Storytelling Workshop last May 28, 2019. Thirty kids, aged 5 to 11 years old, who joined the activity since May 8 received their certificate of participation and prizes from ICPL. “This culmination aims to recognize the efforts of […]

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P6.2-M BRIDGE OPENS IN MINGLANILLA TOWN

June 10, 2019 - 4:49 PM

OUTGOING Cebu Governor and Vice Governor-elect Hilario P. Davide III led the opening of a 30-meter-long bridge in Barangay Guindaruhan, Minglanilla town on Thursday, June 6. “I’m always ready to help you,” Davide told over 100 Guindaruhan residents, including barangay officials and workers, as he assured his commitment to continue to deliver quality services to […]

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DEBT-FREE CAPITOL IS GUV’S LEGACY

June 10, 2019 - 4:45 PM

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Outgoing Capiz Governor Antonio del Rosario said he is leaving behind a debt-free and cash laden provincial capitol. Del Rosario said he will turn over the helm of the provincial government to Governor-elect Esteban Evan “Nonoy” Contreras with more or less P1 billion in funds.  “If there is a loan, it […]

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8TH PHILIPPINES-JAPAN INFRA MEETING SET IN CLARK THIS JUNE

June 10, 2019 - 4:17 PM

High-level Philippine and Japanese officials are set to resume discussions on the progress of Japan-funded infrastructure projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program and other areas of economic cooperation between Manila and Tokyo when they meet this month at the New Clark City in Pampanga.    Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Economic and Planning Secretary Ernesto […]

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TRB APPROVES SCTEX TOLL ADJUSTMENTS

June 10, 2019 - 4:15 PM

The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has approved new toll rate adjustments for the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) authorizing the collection of an additional P0.51 per kilometer. The new toll increase will be collected starting at 12:01 on June 14, 2019.  The petition for toll rate adjustments was filed by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) […]

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QATAR AIRWAYS OPENS DOHA-DAVAO ROUTE

June 10, 2019 - 4:06 PM

DAVAO CITY – Qatar Airways has announced that it will be opening the Doha-Davao route starting next week. Qatar Airways becomes the 11th airline to fly to Davao and the fourth international carrier to do so after XiamenAir, Cathay Dragon and SilkAir. In an announcement on its website, the state-owned airline said passengers flying to Doha […]

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BICAM REPORT ON PROPOSED CREATION OF DAVAO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY RATIFIED

June 10, 2019 - 4:05 PM

The House of Representatives ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the harmonized version of House Bill No. 8691 and Senate Bill No. 2168, both proposing the creation and charter of the Davao International Airport Authority. House Bill 8691 is principally authored by Deputy Speaker Mylene Garcia-Albano while SB 2168 is authored by Senate Majority […]

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OVER 2K WANTED PERSONS NABBED IN DAVAO REGION SINCE AUG. 2018

June 10, 2019 - 4:04 PM

Youtube photo ctredit DAVAO CITY–The number of arrested persons wanted for various crimes in Davao Region have already reached over 2,800 since August 2018, a police official said on Sunday. Police Regional Office (PRO)-11 Director, Brig. Gen. Marcelo Morales, said he is expecting the number to increase as the PRO-11 continues its campaign against wanted […]

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SOLDIERS FIND ARMS CACHE IN MAGUINDANAO

June 10, 2019 - 4:01 PM

ILLEGAL GUNS. The seized arms cache from private armed groups operating in Ampatuan, Maguindanao on Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Photo courtesy of 2nd MIB) AMPATUAN, Maguindanao — Government forces, acting on a tip from concerned citizens on Sunday, seized high powered firearms from two safe houses of private armed groups in Barangay Kauran here. Lt. Col. Alvin Iyog, […]

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SGMA PUSHES FOR PROTECTION OF FILIPINO WORKERS IN RUSSIA

June 10, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Former President and Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has pushed for a labor agreement between the Philippine and Russian governments for the better protection of Filipino workers in the federative state.   Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Speaker Arroyo noted that a big majority of the estimated 10,000 Filipinos working in Russia are […]

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HOUSE OKAYS BILL INSTITUTIONALIZING SUPPORT AND PROTECTION MECHANISMS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

June 10, 2019 - 2:56 PM

The House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading a measure institutionalizing support and protection mechanisms for public school teachers and personnel in matters of student discipline for classroom management. All 183 House Members present during the plenary voting approved House Bill No. 9065 or the proposed “Teachers Protection Act”, principally authored by […]

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