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Rival senatorial bets lunch together at Escudero’s home

Rival senatorial bets lunch together at Escudero’s home

Senator Chiz Escudero hosted lunch for opposing senatorial candidates at his house in Sorsogon. PDP-Laban candidate Bong Go shared lunch Sunday, March 31, with Otso Diretso bets Romy Macalintal and ex-solicitor general Florin Hilbay.

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Palace says Polong’s ‘drug video’ mere black propaganda

Palace says Polong’s ‘drug video’ mere black propaganda

Malacañang thru Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that the video linking former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte in the illegal drug trade is just black propaganda. The video said to be the first

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Mayweather a ‘no-show’ in press conference

Mayweather a ‘no-show’ in press conference

Floyd Mayweather snubbed the press conference at Resorts World Manila (RWM) disappointing writers and photographers who waited for almost nine hours for his appearance. The media conference was set at 3 p.m but it

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Marawi pupil wins national math tilt

Marawi pupil wins national math tilt

The winner of this year’s prestigious Metrobank Math Challenge (MMC) is a Maranao pupil from Marawi City. Muhammad Nur G. Casib, a twelve-year old Grade 6 pupil bested nine other finalists in the Grade

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Duterte says corruption, red tape still rampant

Duterte says corruption, red tape still rampant

Corruption and red tape are still prevalent in the bureaucracy in exchange for faster public service. This was bared by President Rodrigo Duterte in his speech during the PDP-Laban campaign rally in Malabon City

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PAGASA says PH now approaching dry season

PAGASA says PH now approaching dry season

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) says the days will begin to last longer and nights get shorter after Thursday’s vernal equinox. According to PAGASA, vernal equinox is an astronomical event

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Malacañang to deport ICC prosecutors

Malacañang to deport ICC prosecutors

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said prosecutors from the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be deported if they enter the Philippines to investigate allegations of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Panelo

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ICC says prelim inquiry continues despite PH withdrawal

ICC says prelim inquiry continues despite PH withdrawal

The preliminary examination into President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-drug crackdown will continue notwithstanding the Philippines’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This was disclosed by ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda who stressed the court continues

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Duterte signs law abolishing Road Board

Duterte signs law abolishing Road Board

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11239 or “An Act Abolishing the Road Board and providing for the disposition of the Motor Vehicle User’s Charge Collections”. Under the new law, MVUC will be “remitted

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Senators hail Benjamin Diokno’s appointment as BSP governor

Senators hail Benjamin Diokno’s appointment as BSP governor

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno as the next Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor following the death of Nestor Espenilla, Jr. The appointment was welcomed by senators Francis “Chiz” Escudero,

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