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DOJ APPROVES RAPS VS. TRADERS FOR RICE PRICE MANIPULATION

November 10, 2018 - 11:20 AM

MANILA– The Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the filing of criminal charges against rice trader Davidson Bangayan and five others for alleged violation of the law proscribing monopolies and combinations in restraint of trade. In its 14-page review resolution dated November 5, Senior Deputy State Prosecutor Miguel Gudio Jr. ordered the filing of criminal raps […]

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FISHERFOLK URGED TO JOIN SEARCH FOR BEST COASTAL TOWNS

November 10, 2018 - 11:33 AM

BIG CATCH. The fishermen of Barangay Davila in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte show their catch for the day on Friday (Nov. 9, 2018). (PNA photo by Leilanie Adriano) LAOAG CITY — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), through Ilocos Norte’s Provincial Fisheries Division, on Friday urged the province’s coastal cities and municipalities to join the search […]

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IMELDA MARCOS’ CAMP TO APPEAL GRAFT CONVICTION

November 10, 2018 - 11:18 AM

MANILA — The camp of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos is eyeing to file a motion for reconsideration on Sandiganbayan’s decision, finding her guilty of seven counts of graft. In a statement on Friday, Marcos said she has received a copy of the anti-graft court’s decision, noting that her legal counsel is already studying the case. […]

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PALACE: MARCOS CONVICTION ‘GOOD REMINDER’ TO GOV’T SERVANTS

November 10, 2018 - 11:19 AM

MANILA – Former First Lady and incumbent Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos’ graft conviction serves as a “good reminder” that public servants are all accountable to the people, Malacañang said Friday. “We treat this decision by the anti-graft court as a good reminder to all public servants that public office is a public trust and that […]

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COMELEC: ANTI-GRAFT COURT’S VERDICT ON IMELDA CASE NOT YET FINAL

November 10, 2018 - 11:19 AM

MANILA — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Friday the Sandiganbayan’s decision convicting former First Lady Imelda Marcos of seven counts of graft does not disqualify her from running in the May 2019 mid-term polls since the verdict is not yet final. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the ruling is not yet the […]

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NEW MPD CHIEF TO GET RID OF RUDE COPS

November 10, 2018 - 11:16 AM

MANILA — The new head of the Manila Police District (MPD) said rude cops will be removed from the service as part of the directive of Philippine National Police Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde’s internal cleansing program. “All personnel should work together and give emphasis as to the meaning of MPD: Magalang at Mapagkakatiwalaan, Protektor ng […]

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DOJ ORDERS FILING OF CHARGES VS. RAPPLER HEAD, ACCOUNTANT

November 10, 2018 - 11:17 AM

MANILA — The Department of Justice on Friday ordered the filing of criminal charges against online news site Rappler president Maria Ressa and its accountant Noel Baladiang in connection with the PHP133-million tax evasion complaint filed by Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). In a statement, the DOJ said Assistant State Prosecutor Zenamar Machacon-Caparros found probable cause […]

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1.5K TRAFFIC AUXILIARIES TO BE DEPLOYED FOR HOLIDAY RUSH

November 10, 2018 - 11:16 AM

MANILA — A total of 1,500 traffic auxiliaries will be deployed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila starting Nov. 16 to support traffic enforcers in managing the expected congestion during the holiday season. They will be fielded along national roads, Mabuhay lanes, and other traffic-prone areas across […]

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MIAA: NO FINAL DATE YET FOR NAIA TERMINAL FEE HIKE

November 10, 2018 - 11:15 AM

MANILA — Although it is surely coming, there is no concrete date yet as to when the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal fee would increase, an executive told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Friday. “We target to have this by the second quarter of 2019, but no assurance if this would materialize by that […]

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GO VOWS ‘FULL SERVICE’ TO PINOYS IF ELECTED

November 10, 2018 - 11:14 AM

MANILA – Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Wednesday vowed to craft legislative measures that would help raise the quality of life for Filipinos if given a Senate seat. During his visit to fire victims in Barangay 485, Zone 45 in Manila, the former presidential aide led the provision of […]

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17 HURT IN ZAMBO SUR TOWN HIGHWAY MISHAP

November 9, 2018 - 8:15 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY – At least 17 people, including two children, were injured when their vehicle fell into a ravine along the highway of Zamboanga del Sur, a police official said Thursday. Police Regional Office 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) information officer, Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, said the road accident happened in Purok 3, Barangay Tigbao, Tigbao, Zamboanga del […]

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DOST HOSTS NAT’L BIOTECH WEEK 2018

November 9, 2018 - 8:35 PM

MANILA – In partnership with six other executive department agencies of the government, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will observe the 14h National Biotechnology Week celebration on 13-17 November 2018 at the World Trade Center Hall D, Pasay City. The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) will lead DOST as the […]

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NEW DA PROJECT GIVES RUBBER FARMERS HOPE

November 9, 2018 - 8:13 PM

RUBBER PROJECT. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol (left) poses with a Philippine made motorcycle tire with his brother, North Cotabato board member Socrates Piñol (right), a rubber farmer. (Photo courtesy of Secretary Piñol’s office) KIDAPAWAN CITY — Rubber farmers who have been suffering from the low buying price of rubber cup lumps in North Cotabato and in the Soccsksargen […]

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2 NPA LEADERS, 9 REBELS YIELD IN COMVAL

November 9, 2018 - 8:11 PM

DAVAO CITY — Two ranking New People’s Army (NPA) leaders and nine guerilla rebels surrendered to the military in the Compostela Valley town of Monkayo last week, an Army official said Thursday. The highest ranking NPA surrenderer used to lead the NPA’s Guerilla Front 33, as well its personnel and recruitment unit, said Capt. Jerry Lamosao, […]

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MISOR FAMILY IS ‘MODEL’ 4PS BENEFICIARY IN NORMIN

November 9, 2018 - 8:06 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO–The Dablo family in Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental has been chosen as this year’s model Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiary for Northern Mindanao, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 10 (DSWD-10). Rex, the head of the family, derives the family’s main income from fishing; his wife, Genevieve, sells […]

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BORACAY ROAD REHAB DONE BY CHRISTMAS SEASON

November 9, 2018 - 8:04 PM

NEW BORACAY ROAD. Road rehabilitation from Cagban Port is now 85 percent completed. The road construction will be completed by Christmas time, said Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar on Thursday (November 8, 2018). (Photo by Karen Bermejo)    BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan — Tourists visiting Boracay can expect a completely rehabilitated road by Christmas season, Public Works […]

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