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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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Otso Diretso bets cry foul over Bong Go shirts issue

Otso Diretso bets cry foul over Bong Go shirts issue

Otso Diretso candidates Florin Hilbay and Erin Tañada urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to investigate the distribution of shirts of administration bet Bong Go during a 3-day national Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB)

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Eleazar fires police chiefs of EPD, Pasay City

Eleazar fires police chiefs of EPD, Pasay City

Metro Manila police chief Director Guillermo Eleazar has recently relieved the police chiefs of the Eastern Police District (EPD) and Pasay City over extortion incidents. EPD director Chief Superintendent Bernabe Balba and Pasay city

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Duterte’s narco list to be released next week

Duterte’s narco list to be released next week

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo told reporters that President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of politicians allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade would be released next week. Lawmakers oppose publication of the narcolist, saying politicians whose

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Working mothers granted additional leave benefits

Working mothers granted additional leave benefits

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that extends the paid maternity leave to 105 days for female workers. The signing of the Expanded Maternity Leave Act, which covers working mothers in both public

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Police apprehends alleged pedophile priest

Police apprehends alleged pedophile priest

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) served five warrants of arrest against American Roman Catholic priest Father Kenneth Pius Hendricks for separate cases. The arrest warrants were for two criminal cases for acts

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Pacquiao not planning of higher post in 2022

Pacquiao not planning of higher post in 2022

Sen. Manny Pacquiao said he is happy as a senator and does not have any plans of running for a higher position in 2022. Pacquiao is currently going around the country as PDP-Laban’s campaign

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LLDA tags popular establishments among Manila Bay polluters

LLDA tags popular establishments among Manila Bay polluters

The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has identified several popular food establishments as among the growing number of companies found to be polluting Manila Bay. The LLDA teams recently served the cease-and-desist orders (CDOs)

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