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 2018-01-23 00:57 

Manila Bulletin

City of Manila to remove old, rusty tricycles from city streets...

By MB Online Beginning this year, all gasoline-powered tricycles, kuliglig (motorized rickshaw) and pedicabs (bicycles with sidecars) will be removed from the streets of Manila and replaced with environment-friendly electric tricycles or e-trikes. Mayor J...

 2018-01-23 00:22 

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Victory bus crash kills 2, injures 19 in Tuba, Benguet...

By Zaldy Comanda A Victory Liner bus on its way to Baguio City crashed into an electric post in Tuba, Benguet killing two people and injuring 19 others on Monday, police said. Police Chief Inspector James Acod, Tuba chief of police, said the accident happ...

 2018-01-22 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

US gov't still shut as Senate fails to reach deal...

Washington Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees will stay home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week....

 2018-01-22 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

House gives Senate 2 weeks to decide on Con-Ass...

The Senate has only two weeks to decide on whether or not to join the Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) proposed by the House of Representatives to amend or revise the Constitution....

 2018-01-22 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Garin to blame for Dengvaxia health nightmare Ona...

Former Health secretary Enrique Ona on Monday blamed his successor, ex-Department of Health (DOH) secretary Janette Garin, for the major health nightmare caused by the Aquino government's botched anti-dengue vaccine program....

 2018-01-22 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

100% smoke-free policy in malls, restaurants urged...

Owners of malls and restaurants were urged yesterday by a health think tank to adopt a 100 percent smoke-free policy....

 2018-01-22 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Pay hikes for teachers, other gov't personnel...

As early as 2016, during the May presidential election campaign, President Duterte spoke of doubling the pay of soldiers and policemen....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Villar urges review of OFWs' work conditions...

Senator Cynthia Villar on Monday called on the government to review existing mechanisms for Filipino workers bound for the Middle East....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

PhilHealth: Nurses may now apply for accreditation as healthcare providers...

Registered nurses may now apply for accreditation with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) as healthcare providers....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

DFA Consular Office in Pangasinan disowns social media account...

Calasiao, Pangasinan The Department of Foreign Affairs- Consular Office (DFA-CO) in this town has warned Pangasinenses and the public that it is not in anyway connected to an unauthorized social media account bearing the office's name....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

VP's camp confident recount of ballots from Camarines Sur will prove victory...

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Monday again expressed confidence that the vote recount will come in favor of her as the retrieval of ballot boxes from Camarines Sur, her home province, will start on Tuesday, January 23....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Experts map fault lines in Davao Or....

Davao City Geologists from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) placed markers in several fault lines in Davao Oriental, which sighted Mati City and Lupon town which reportedly sitting on top of the Philippine Faultline....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Dengvaxia monitoring system on in Pampanga...

City of San Fernando, Pampanga The Department of Health (DOH) has launched the Dengue Immunization Record Card in the province over the weekend to intensify the monitoring and surveillance of recipients of the Dengvaxia vaccine....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Senate salutes heroic Marawi troops...

Senate officials and employees yesterday commended and expressed their gratitude to the government forces who took part in the liberation of Marawi City from local and foreign terrorists who laid siege on the city for five months....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Roadblocks ahead...

We may have spoken too soon....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Ex-SK chairman arrested for shabu in Oriental Mindoro...

Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro A former Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairman and a tricycle driver were arrested in a buy bust operation conducted by the police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents last Friday in the municipality of Pinamala...

 2018-01-22 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Height not requirement for cops...

The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has removed the height requirement for applicants who want to join the Philippine National Police (PNP)....

 2018-01-22 11:48 

Manila Bulletin

Sanofi agrees to shoulder cost of death or case related to Dengvaxia...

A representative of French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur today agreed to shoulder the cost of any death or case related to the Dengvaxia vaccine they manufactured and marketed to the Philippine government....

 2018-01-22 11:40 

Manila Bulletin

AFP chief soon to head MARINA...

President Rodrigo Duterte has announced plans to appoint Armed Forces chief of staff Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero as the next Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) administrator....

 2018-01-22 11:32 

Manila Bulletin

Sandiganbayan allows businessman, Czech envoy testify in Vitangcol case...

The Sandiganbayan Third Division has agreed to let Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar and Inekon Group chairman Josef Husek appear before the court and testify in the case against former Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 general manager Al Sanchez Vitangcol III...

 2018-01-22 11:25 

Manila Bulletin

Zubiri warns of possible 'legislative stalemate'...

A senator today warned of a possible "legislative stalemate" if members of the Congress continue to fight over how to go about the proposed Charter change (Cha-cha)....

 2018-01-22 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Cooking with bamboo...

The traditional cooking method using bamboo or 'tubong' is demonstarted by a Pugo, La Union residents during the town's annual Tinungbo Festival over the weekend....

 2018-01-22 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Eerie sight...

A month after a fire claimed the lives of 38 persons, the once bustling faade of NCCC Mall in Davao City is now bereft of any activity....

 2018-01-22 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Skilled Quezon Folk...

A Quezon resident receives a certificate after completing a technical skills training program conducted by the Technical Education Skills Development Authority Quezon and the office of Rep. Danilo E. Suarez recently....

 2018-01-22 10:37 

Manila Bulletin

9 Mandaluyong cops post bail...

The nine Mandaluyong cops, who were involved in the controversial fatal December 28 shooting, have paid surety bond in exchange for their temporary liberty....

 2018-01-22 10:30 

Manila Bulletin

Ombudsman orders dismissal of PNU president, 3 others...

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Philippine National University (PNU) president Ester Balating Ogena and three others after they were found guilty of grave misconduct due to their involvement in the reportedly anomalous advertising...

 2018-01-22 10:19 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Jan. 22, 2018)...

A teenager was arrested Sunday after he allegedly tossed illegal drug paraphernalia in a street in Mandaluyong City....

 2018-01-22 08:52 

Manila Bulletin

1 dead, 4 wounded as inmate escapes Samar jail...

An inmate at the Basey, Samar Municipal Police sub-station jail escaped dawn today after he was able to overpower prison guards and other inmates....

 2018-01-22 08:36 

Manila Bulletin

Piol named North Cotabato's PDP-Laban chair, vows reforms...

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel "Manny" Piol has assured to focus his leadership of the PDP-Laban in North Cotabato on promoting harmony among "tri-people" communities and invoke autonomy in choice of party official l...

 2018-01-22 08:18 

Manila Bulletin

Alert Level 4 raised after Mayon eruption...

LEGAZPI CITY — After a few days of lull, Mayon Volcano incessantly spewed lava and puffed ash columns that went as high as 10 kilometers from its summit on Monday, prompting the military and the local government units to scramble trucks and other ve...

 2018-01-22 08:15 

Manila Bulletin

Bomb at market stall in Thailand kills three, wounds 22...

BANGKOK - A motorcycle bomb exploded in a market in Thailand's southern Yala province on Monday, killing three people and wounding 22, a spokesman for the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) said, the first such attack in the region in months....

 2018-01-22 08:00 

Manila Bulletin

Palace pooh-poohs Joma's call for youth to emulate First Quarter Storm...

Malacaang downplayed Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria "Joma" Sison's call for the youth to hold mass protests against President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the President's former professor is not important....

 2018-01-22 08:00 

Manila Bulletin

Palace pooh-poohs Joma's call for reprise of First Quarter Storm...

Malacaang downplayed Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria "Joma" Sison's call for the youth to hold mass protests against President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the President's former professor is not important....

 2018-01-22 07:50 

Manila Bulletin

Case filed vs Duterte cousin shows Palace hand's off on President's relatives...

Malacanang said two mayors from Iloilo earlier implicated by President Duterte to illegal drugs have been cleared by the police before joining the ruling PDP-Laban party....

 2018-01-22 07:33 

Manila Bulletin

Rappler CEO meets with NBI investigators over 'suspicious' complaint...

MANILA - The head of a Philippine news site ordered closed for ownership violations met state investigators on Monday to answer what she called a "suspicious" complaint about a five-year-old story, as domestic fears grow of an impending crackdown ...

 2018-01-22 07:27 

Manila Bulletin

Palace elated over Uson award from UST Alumni Assoc....

Malacaang is pleased that Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has received the Thomasian Alumni Award but left to the Palace official to defend self from critics....

 2018-01-22 07:27 

Manila Bulletin

Palace elated over Uson award from UST Alumni Ass'n...

Malacaang is pleased that Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has received the Thomasian Alumni Award but left to the Palace official to defend self from critics....

 2018-01-22 07:19 

Manila Bulletin

'Bato' has mixed reactions as he reached mandatory retirement age Sunday...

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa has "mixed emotions" when he reported to duty yesterday and led the flag-raising ceremony in Camp Crame, Quezon City....

 2018-01-22 07:17 

Manila Bulletin

'Fake news' crutch used by SE Asian leaders to control media — critics...

MANILA/BANGKOK - Governments across Southeast Asia have a history of using laws and the judiciary to curb press freedoms - now, they have found a handy crutch to lean on as they intensify clampdowns: US President Donald Trump's "fake news" man...

 2018-01-22 07:07 

Manila Bulletin

2 new PDPLaban members already cleared of links to illegal drugsPalace...

The filing of an administrative case against a second cousin of President Duterte showed there is no special treatment in his administration's pursuit of good governance, according to Palace official....

 2018-01-22 07:04 

Manila Bulletin

Tectonic quake hits Bukidnon province...

Butuan City A tectonic earthquake jolted Bukidnon province early Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said....

 2018-01-22 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

Speaker wants to be PM — De Lima...

By Hannah Torregoza House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is gearing for the position of prime minister under a federal form of government that is why he is passionately pushing for Charter change, detained Senator Leila de Lima said on Monday. De Lima, a vocal...

 2018-01-22 06:36 

Manila Bulletin

4 dead, 5 hurt in Army-NPA clashes in Cotabato town...

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Four persons were killed while five others were wounded when government troops exchanged fires with suspected communist guerillas in a remote village in Makilala, North Cotabato, at dawn today, a military official said....

 2018-01-22 06:17 

Manila Bulletin

Czech envoy to testify in MRT case...

The Sandiganbayan Third Division has allowed the prosecution to present Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar and Josef Husek as witnesses in the case of former Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 General Manager Al Sanchez Vitangcol III....

 2018-01-22 05:58 

Manila Bulletin

PNU president dismissal...

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Philippine Normal University (PNU) President Ester Balating Ogena and several others after being found guilty of grave misconduct....

 2018-01-22 05:58 

Manila Bulletin

PNU president dismissed...

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of Philippine Normal University (PNU) President Ester Balating Ogena and several others after being found guilty of grave misconduct....

 2018-01-22 05:35 

Manila Bulletin

Revilla appeals plunder case...

Former Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla elevated his plunder case to the Supreme Court by filing a petition for certiorari....

 2018-01-22 04:54 

Manila Bulletin

Trust in US institutions plunges in Trump's first year...

DAVOS, Switzerland - Trust in US institutions, particularly the government, has plunged in President Donald Trump's first year in office, according to a leading survey released on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos....

 2018-01-22 04:28 

Manila Bulletin

3 NPA rebels killed in clash with Army in Cotabato town...

KIDAPAWAN CITY Three terrorists of the New People's Army were killed in an encounter between government troops and communist guerillas in a remote village in Makilala, North Cotabato, early Monday. A member of the Citizens Armed Forces Geogaphical Uni...

 2018-01-22 04:13 

Manila Bulletin

1.4 million swarm Sinulog festival...

Cebu City Police Regional Office (PRO) in Central Visayas estimated yesterday's Sinulog crowd at 1.4-million people who celebrated the Sinulog 2018 festivities compared to 1.5-million in 2017....

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