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‘OFW Help’ is now on Facebook

‘OFW Help’ is now on Facebook

An emergency help page called “OFW Help” for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) was recently launched by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The DFA emphasized that the page is mainly for emergency purposes only

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Mayor Sotto aims for 10 percent reduction in government contracts

Mayor Sotto aims for 10 percent reduction in government contracts

Mayor Vico Sotto ensured that prices of all government contracts during his term will decrease by at least 10 percent. The Pasig City executive said that transparency in governance was one of his top

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Gilas ends up cellar dweller in Group D of Fiba World Cup

Gilas ends up cellar dweller in Group D of Fiba World Cup

The Philippines absorbed a heartbreaking 84-81overtime loss to Angola on Wednesday at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center in China. Despite Andray Blatche’s best game in the tournament (23 points, 12 rebounds, four

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Duterte sacks BuCor chief Faeldon

Duterte sacks BuCor chief Faeldon

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday fired Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Nicanor Faeldon following the release of 1,914 heinous crimes convicts under the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law. The President said the former

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DepEd to hire more teachers, non-teaching personnel for 2020

DepEd to hire more teachers, non-teaching personnel for 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) will use its 2020 funding of more than P500 billion to hire 10,000 public school teachers and 5,000 non-teaching personnel. Education Secretary Leonor Briones disclosed that the move is

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Barangay Ginebra to face Korean team in Asian Basketball Showdown

Barangay Ginebra to face Korean team in Asian Basketball Showdown

The country’s most beloved PBA team – the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel will try to even up with LG Sakers, one of the stalwarts of the Korean Basketball League, in a rematch of two

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Viral video prompts temporary closing of portion of Boracay beach

Viral video prompts temporary closing of portion of Boracay beach

A video which has gone viral on social media sites led to the temporary closing of a portion of the beachfront of world-famous Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province. The video showed a

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UPLB students stage walkout protest

UPLB students stage walkout protest

Students at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) participated in the UP system-wide walkout to protest campus militarization. The students started the walkout at around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in front of

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Robredo calls for gov’t, public and private sectors cooperation re PUVs modernization

Robredo calls for gov’t, public and private sectors cooperation re PUVs modernization

Vice President Leni Robredo calls the government to discuss ways with the private and public sector regarding the modernization of public utility vehicles (PUVs) en route for the improvement of the country’s transport system.

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Convicted ‘Mayor’ Sanchez to benefit from retroactive GCTA law

Convicted ‘Mayor’ Sanchez to benefit from retroactive GCTA law

Convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez may get out of Bilibid soon because of a reduced prison term. This was disclosed by Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday, August 20, adding that the Bureau

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