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 2017-09-19 12:14 

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18 anyos na lalaking nadamay sa away, patay nang mabaril... +

Patay ang 18 anyos na lalaki matapos madamay sa isang away sa Upper Bicutan, Taguig....

 2017-09-19 12:04 

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Davao cops accept weight loss challenge in 'Mission: Slim-possible'... +

After the Philippine National Police (PNP) cracked down on overweight policemen, almost 1,000 cops from Police Regional Office (PRO) XI have accepted the workout challenge to comply with the 34-inch waistline requirement....

 2017-09-19 11:58 

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Marawi bishop dismayed over backlash on Fr. Chito... +

Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Pea on Tuesday expressed disappointment over negative comments against Fr. Chito Soganub in social media. ...

 2017-09-19 11:53 

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Duterte repeals Arroyo order on gov't austerity measures... +

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has repealed an administrative order issued during the time of former president Gloria Arroyo directing the adoption of austerity measures in government. ...

 2017-09-19 11:38 

Philippine Star

Amid criticisms of failing to protect victims, CHR to probe death of UST law student... +

MANILA, Philippines The Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday announced that it was probing the death of a freshman law school student of the University of...

 2017-09-19 11:32 

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After Estrada bail, Revilla praying for own release... +

Former Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. on Tuesday said he is praying for his own release after his friend, former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, was granted temporary liberty Saturday while on trial for alleged involvement in the "pork barrel" sc...

 2017-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Barbers cut... +

Soldiers from the Civil Military Operations Regiment give free haircut to young evacuees in Barangay Nangkain, Balo-I, Lanao del Norte, where hundreds of families from war-torn Marawi City have sought refuge....

 2017-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Tissue boxes... +

I trust in you, Lord; I say, You are my God. My times are in your hands. vv. 14-15...

 2017-09-19 10:51 

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#WalangPasok: Huwebes, Setyembre 21... +

Ilang pribadong paaralan na rin ang nagkansela ng pasok sa Huwebes, Setyembre 21...

 2017-09-19 10:45 

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Senators seek probe on 'senseless' hazing death of UST student... +

Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has sought a Senate probe over the death of a freshman law student during a fraternity's hazing rights in Manila. ...

 2017-09-19 10:45 

Philippine Star

Teng brothers ecstatic to team up again at Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas... +

MANILA, Philippines The last time Jeric Teng and his younger brother Jeron donned identical uniforms was with Xavier School in 2008....

 2017-09-19 10:39 

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Wake for UST student killed in hazing begins... +

The wake for Horacio Tomas Castillo III began on Tuesday, a day after his body was found by his family....

 2017-09-19 10:33 

Philippine Star

'Checkmate ka na,' Trillanes tells Duterte... +

MANILA, Philippines Sen....

 2017-09-19 10:30 

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Sereno asked to release psychiatric records... +

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has been directed by her colleagues in the Supreme Court (SC) to respond to a lawyer’s plea to release her psychiatric and psychological evaluation results....

 2017-09-19 10:22 

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Did Soganub convert to Islam? Bishop reacts... +

Bishop Edwin Dela Pea of the Prelature of Marawi clarified on Tuesday that Fr. Chito Soganub is still a priest despite reports that the latter converted to Islam while he was held hostage by the Maute group in Marawi City. ...

 2017-09-19 10:17 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to lawmakers: Dont expect any special treatment on the road... +

President Duterte does not expect any special treatment on the road and expects lawmakers to follow his modest lifestyle, Malacaang said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 10:15 

Manila Bulletin

Filing of certificate of candidacy for barangay, SK elections starts Oct. 5... +

Instead of September 23, the filing of certificates of candidacy for the October 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections will now start on October 5....

 2017-09-19 10:13 

Manila Bulletin

Palace confident local economy would sustain growth... +

Malacaang is confident the local economy would sustain its growth as the government scores gains in the battle against illegal drugs and Islamic State-linked rebellion in the south....

 2017-09-19 10:06 

Manila Bulletin

CHR starts probe on death of UST law freshman... +

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has started its own investigation on the death of 22-year-old University of Santo Tomas Law student Horacio Castillo III, reportedly in a fraternity hazing incident....

 2017-09-19 10:04 

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Ex-PCGG chair arrested for graft, malversation... +

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday arrested former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Camilo Sabio over charges of graft, malversation of funds and corrupt practices pending at the Sandiganbayan 4th and 5th Divi...

 2017-09-19 10:01 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: No utang na loob being paid to Marcoses... +

President Duterte has assured the nation that he was not bargaining away justice in matters related to the Marcoses wealth....

 2017-09-19 09:59 

Philippine Star

Filipino spikers test mettle in 29th SEA Beach Volleyball tiff... +

MANILA, Philippines Three Filipino teams will try to win the 29th Southeast Asian Beach Volleyball Championship in Singapore on September 28....

 2017-09-19 09:57 

Manila Bulletin

Trillanes supposed Singapore bank account`does not exist... +

A bank in Singapore refused to issue a certification to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV after the lawmaker sought documents to disprove President Dutertes accusations he has offshore accounts with the bank....

 2017-09-19 09:50 

Philippine Star

Sprinter Honasan strikes gold for Philippines in ASEAN Para Games... +

KUALA LUMPUR Teenage phenom Cielo Honasan showed shades of a Lydia de Vega as she blitz her way to the 200m gold for T44 to jumpstart her bid for a sprint...

 2017-09-19 09:45 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to ask Fr. Chito on women abuse by Maute... +

President Duterte said that he will ask Catholic priest Father Teresito "Chito" Suganob if there is truth to the claims that women hostages were being raped by the Daesh-inspired Maute Group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur....

 2017-09-19 09:26 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Metro Manila churches ring bells for thousands killed in drug war... +

MANILA, Philippines Churches in Metro Manila rang their bells last week, marking the beginning of the 40-night ritual to remember the thousands killed in P...

 2017-09-19 09:24 

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Japan deploys missile interceptor near North Korea flight path... +

TOKYO --- Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor unit was dep...

 2017-09-19 09:21 

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PDEA sues Faeldon, Customs staff over P6.4B shabu shipment... +

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday filed a criminal complaint against former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and several others in connection with the P6.4-billion shabu" shipment that slipped into the country in May....

 2017-09-19 09:21 

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Wificoin grants wifi access in exchange for cryptocurrency... +

One startup company has developed a software which provides Wi-Fi internet access in exchange for cryptocurrency payments. Called Wificoin, the software was demonstrated during the 2017 TechCrunch Disrupt conference, to be held from Sept. 18 to 20 at Pier...

 2017-09-19 09:17 

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Comelec chief's wife to testify in Bautista impeachment hearing... +

The estranged wife of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista will attend the poll chief's impeachment hearing at the House of Representatives on Wednesday to "attest to the truth."...

 2017-09-19 09:15 

Philippine Star

LP urges public to fight for rule of law as drug killings rise... +

MANILA, Philippines The Liberal Party on Tuesday called on Filipinos to assert their "collective willingness to enforce the rule of law" as it reminded the...

 2017-09-19 09:14 

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Ombudsman exec: Estrada bail ruling to have adverse effects on pork cases... +

If the ruling allowingformer Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to post bail would be affirmed, it would have "adverse effects" on the plunder cases in connection with the pork barrel scam, a high-ranking Ombudsman official admitted. Special prosecutor Edilberto Sando...

 2017-09-19 09:11 

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AirAsia offers P990 introductory fare for Manila-Ho Chi Minh flights... +

AirAsia passengers can enjoy P990 all-in fare rate from Manila to Ho Chih Minh in Vietnam as the budget airline company introducedon Tuesdayits direct flights between the two cities. All-in fares from as low as P990 for Manila-Ho Chi Minh route are...

 2017-09-19 09:09 

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I-Remit teams up with Lazada... +

Money transfer firm i-Remit has teamed up with e-commerce platform Lazada Philippines on online shopping for users of its remittance channel. I-Remit, the largest Filipino-owned non-bank remittance service provider, disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exch...

 2017-09-19 09:04 

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Solons oppose Farias bid for traffic exemption... +

At least 3 congressmen on Tuesday opposed House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farias' call for lawmakers to be granted "parliamentary immunity" from minor traffic violations. ...

 2017-09-19 08:58 

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Aguirre: Judge hearing seized 890-kg shabu case ill... +

MANILA — The judge that Sen. Richard Gordon castigated in a Senate hearing Tuesday for failing to order the destruction of 890 kilos of illegal drugs seized nine months ago is sick, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said....

 2017-09-19 08:58 

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Peso returns to 50:$1 level... +

The peso on Tuesday returned to 50:$1 level, closing at 50.915:$1 from 51.1:$1 last Monday. At the Philippine Dealing System, the peso reached an intraday high of 50.91:$1 and a low of 51.16:$1 after opening at 51.15:$1. The total volume traded ju...

 2017-09-19 08:57 

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Royal Caribbean Cruises, STI to build school for seafarers... +

Leading global cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) is betting big on Philippine human resources by teaming up with STI Education Services Group Inc. (STI ESG) to build a world-class training center for seafarers in Manila. The facility, na...

 2017-09-19 08:50 

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PSEi slips from record highs... +

The local stock barometer retreated from all-time highs on Tuesday as investors turned cautious ahead of the upcoming US Federal Reserve monetary setting. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index pulled back by 131.44 points or 1.59 percent to clos...

 2017-09-19 08:49 

Philippine Star

Special treatment for congressmen? Live modestly, Palace says... +

MANILA, Philippines Members of the House of Representatives are encouraged to live a modest lifestyle without special treatment like President Rodrigo Dute...

 2017-09-19 08:45 

Philippine Star

Ex-UST guard Japs Cuan upbeat on Lee-Sta. Ana backcourt... +

MANILA, Philippines Right now, the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers are at 0-2, but you could see the potential in the team....

 2017-09-19 08:42 

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Sunshine Cruz, Macky Mathay celebrate first year anniversary... +

Actress Sunshine Cruz and boyfriend Macky Mathay have just marked a year of being together. In a recent Instagram post, the actress shared how she appreciates her newfound happiness and swore her solid support for Mathay. She wrote, "One! Thank you for ...

 2017-09-19 08:40 

Philippine Star

4 bodies found inside water tank in Batangas... +

BATANGAS Four dead bodies were found inside a water tank in Lipa CityTuesdaymorning, police said...

 2017-09-19 08:38 

ABS-CBN

Nur Misuari posts bail for graft, malversation charges... +

Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding Chairman Nur Misuari on Tuesday posted bail for cases of graft and malversation through falsification of public documents....

 2017-09-19 08:37 

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Sustainability: At the forefront of Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Community building efforts... +

Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) corporate affairs director Jose Ramon De Jesus Martinez Alonzo recently, made his first visit to the Philippines on official business. One advocacy took center stage in his itinerary--- sustainability, which he believes is an integra...

 2017-09-19 08:36 

Philippine Star

Chot reiterates problems hounding Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas... +

MANILA, Philippines Chot Reyes and Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas are far from the FIBA Asia Champions Cup in China and yet theyre already battling hurdles....

 2017-09-19 08:32 

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BBL high on agenda at Ledac meeting, says Neda chief... +

The passage of the Duterte administration's version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be high on the agenda of the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (Ledac) meeting Wednesday, the country's chief economist said. In a text message...

 2017-09-19 08:31 

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Minority senators slam naming of alleged narcopolitician as Maute negotiator... +

Why is the government appointing a politician earlier named by President Rodrigo Duterte himself as a narcopolitician to negotiate with the Maute group, who is behind the months-long Marawi siege? This was the question posted by opposition senators on...

 2017-09-19 08:31 

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Patricia expects impeach case vs poll chief will survive House scrutiny... +

Patricia "Tish" Bautista on Tuesday said she has full faith in the justice committee of the House of Representatives, which will tackle the sufficiency in form and substance of the impeachment complaint against her husband Commission on Elec...

 2017-09-19 08:30 

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Aguirre: No need to ban fraternities... +

The government need not criminalize fraternities in light of the hazing death of a number of law students, most recently University of Santo Tomas law freshman Horacio Castillo III, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre said Tuesday. ...

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