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 2018-01-16 08:31 

Manila Bulletin

Four killed after landslide hits 2 houses in Campostela Valley...

DAVAO CITY Four were killed in Compostela Valley after a landslide hit two houses around 8:30 p.m., the Municipal Disaster Risk Reducation and Management Office said....

 2018-01-16 08:28 

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Oplan Tokhang will resume even with no bodycams...

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald dela Rosa emphasized that not even the absence of body cameras can stop them from the impending return of the government's anti-illegal drugs campaign "Oplan Tokhang" this month....

 2018-01-16 08:25 

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ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Jan. 16, 2018)...

A 56-year-old man died after suffering from heart attack inside a hotel in Malate, Manila Monday night....

 2018-01-16 08:01 

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Joel Reyes tells Sandiganbayan: The probability of flight is remote...

The camp of former Palawan Governor Joel T. Reyes has finally filed its opposition to the motion filed by the Office of the Special Prosecutor before the Sandiganbayan Third Division, which hoped to cancel the bail he posted and have him sent back to pris...

 2018-01-16 08:01 

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President had nothing to do with SEC revocation — Malacaang...

President Rodrigo Duterte had nothing to do with the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) decision revoking Rappler's license to operate, Malacaang asserted on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 07:43 

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DOJ mulls legal action vs Rappler...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has begun looking into possible legal actions it will take against the popular online multimedia news site Rappler....

 2018-01-16 07:34 

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Alternate routes in Albay identified for worst-case scenario...

Alternate routes were identified in case of a worst scenario in the province of Albay as the Mayon Volcano continues to spew lava fountain, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said....

 2018-01-16 07:31 

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Despite refund, Sanofi not yet off the hook...

Sanofi's refund was a "step in the right direction" but the government will pursue the investigation into the possible accountability of the company over the controversial dengue vaccination program, according to Presidential spokesman Harry R...

 2018-01-16 07:21 

Manila Bulletin

Restive Mayon sends 22,000 evacuating in Albay...

The number of families affected by Mayon volcano's increasing unrest has already reached 5,318 or 21,823 persons from 25 barangays in Albay province....

 2018-01-16 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

Eight bodies found as 'North Korean' boat washes up in Japan...

Eight bodies have been recovered from a wrecked boat that washed ashore in central Japan, authorities said Tuesday, suspecting the vessel is the latest in a series of North Korean "ghost ships."...

 2018-01-16 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

STAR Tollway to be renamed Apolinario Mabini Superhighway...

The Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollway will be renamed Apolinario Mabini Superhighway (AMS) after a resolution was approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Monday implementing Republic Act 9462....

 2018-01-16 06:36 

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Judge's recusal a step in the right direction — De Lima...

Even though it was a small legal victory, Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday said she rejoiced at the inhibition of Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 54 Judge Juanita Guerrero from her illegal drug case....

 2018-01-16 06:28 

Manila Bulletin

California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors...

A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults....

 2018-01-16 06:21 

Manila Bulletin

Barangay, SK post contenders have 3 months to decide...

Those who are planning to run in the May 14, 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections still have three months left to decide as the start of the filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) is on April 14....

 2018-01-16 06:20 

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House panel interviewing Bannon after his fall from power...

The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president's son and others of "treasonous" behavior for taking a...

 2018-01-16 06:19 

Manila Bulletin

Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile...

Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are ...

 2018-01-16 06:14 

Manila Bulletin

'Chilling effect' on media freedom noted if Rappler is silenced...

The Philippine government's revocation of Rappler's operating license suggests a sinister use of state regulatory processes to stifle critical media voices, according to Phelim Kine, deputy director for Asia of the Human Rights Watch (HRW)....

 2018-01-16 06:01 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't troops overrun NPA camp in Quezon...

Troops of the Army's 85th Infantry Battalion overrun a New People's Army (NPA) camp in Quezon province today following a brief encounter....

 2018-01-16 04:46 

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4 NPAs surrender to Army...

Two armed New People's Army (NPA) terrorists and two members of Milisya ng Bayan (MB) voluntarily surrendered last week to the Army's 66th Infantry (Kabalikat) Battalion (66th IB) in New Bataan, Compostela Valley (ComVal) province, 66th IB command...

 2018-01-16 04:43 

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House OKs bill declaring Pasonanca Natural Park as protected area...

ZAMBOANGA CITY The House of Representatives has finally approved House Bill (HB) 6449 declaring the Pasonanca Natural Park in this city as a protected area....

 2018-01-16 04:33 

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Oil spill from sunken tanker is expanding in East China Sea...

Several oil slicks have been found in waters around a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea in a spill that is growing and whose potentially major impact on the marine environment is still being assessed....

 2018-01-16 04:24 

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LPA spotted off Surigao del Sur...

State weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has spotted a low pressure area (LPA) 300 kilometers east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur which will bring rains in most parts of the country...

 2018-01-16 04:24 

Manila Bulletin

Disaster response units on alert over Mayon Volcano...

The Disaster Response Units (DRU's) of the Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM) are on standby alert over the situation at Mayon Volcano after Alert Level 3 was raised with an increased tendency towards hazardous eruption....

 2018-01-16 03:29 

Manila Bulletin

US, allies meet to find diplomatic way out of North Korea crisis...

Foreign ministers from 20 nations began crisis talks Monday on North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs, though China's absence cast doubt over the effectiveness of any deal....

 2018-01-16 03:18 

Manila Bulletin

Faeldon takes oath as Civil Defense operations deputy head...

Former Customs Chief and retired Marine captain Nicanor Faeldon took his oath as the Deputy Administrator for Operations of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) at the Office of the Secretary of National Defense in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, today, Tuesday...

 2018-01-16 03:18 

Manila Bulletin

Faeldon takes oath as Civil Defense operations deputy head...

Former Customs Chief and retired Marine captain Nicanor Faeldon took his oath as the Deputy Administrator for Operations of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) at the Office of the Secretary of National Defense in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, today, Tuesday...

 2018-01-16 02:29 

Manila Bulletin

Four tectonic quakes shake Surigao, Agusan provinces...

Four mild tectonic earthquakes shook Agusan del Sur and Surigao provinces today, January 16, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said....

 2018-01-16 01:18 

Manila Bulletin

King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday...

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African co...

 2018-01-16 01:12 

Manila Bulletin

Pope voices nuclear war concerns at he begins Latin America trip...

Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals....

 2018-01-16 01:12 

Manila Bulletin

Pope voices nuclear war concerns as he begins Latin America trip...

Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals....

 2018-01-16 01:12 

Manila Bulletin

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King...

Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported presidential slur....

 2018-01-15 16:10 

Manila Bulletin

CHEd chair resigns...

I have decided it is time to go."...

 2018-01-15 16:09 

Manila Bulletin

12,000 flee as lava oozes from Mayon volcano...

Camalig Thousands fled from their homes as lava oozed out of rumbling Mayong volcano on Monday in what volcanologists described as a "quiet eruption", warning it could lead to a hazardous explosion within days....

 2018-01-15 16:08 

Manila Bulletin

TRAIN, world prices jack up gas price today...

With the enforcement of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act and the upswing in global oil prices, the cost of gasoline at the pumps will increase by as much as P3.77 per liter, and diesel products by P3.35 per liter....

 2018-01-15 16:07 

Manila Bulletin

Done deal? Then send impeachment case now to Senate Sereno camp...

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno said on Monday that the impeachment complaint against her should now be elevated for trial before the Senate, acting as impeachment court, after Rep. Reynaldo Umali, chairman of the House Committee on Justice,admit...

 2018-01-15 16:06 

Manila Bulletin

SEC revokes Rappler's corporate license...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) en banc committee has ordered the revocation of the Certificate of Incorporation of popular online media firm Rappler, Inc. and its parent company Rappler Holdings Corporation in a decision that may affect medi...

 2018-01-15 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

National security and 'Tokhang' records...

The national government will have to decide how it will continue to carry out its anti-drugs campaign, in view of seeming contradictions in the actions and statements of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald de la Rosa and Solicit...

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Good governance...

There is a third value that almost invariably comes up. It comes under many different names: a few call it "no corruption"; others refer to it as "being graft-free"; still many others insist on "integrity and dutiful service."...

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

The disciples and the Sabbath...

As Jesus was passing through a field of grain on the Sabbath, his disciples began to make a path while picking the heads of grain....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Derailing TRAIN...

Last week, an economist claimed that it is an "oversimplication" to say that President Duterte's tax reform law is anti-poor and pro-rich....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

CHR opposes barangay drug listing...

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has strongly opposed the directive that requires barangay officials to submit the list of drug personalities and criminals in their respective areas....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Bataan gov't center offers high-speed Internet, lower power rates...

Capitol, Bataan — As the new capitol building called "The Bunker" nears completion, the government center is offering high-speed Internet and cheaper power rates as the come-ons for government offices and commercial establishments....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

DOST: More science, technology to Siquijor; MSMEs, healthcare, education to get boost...

Siquijor The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Siquijor province pushes to increase its technical assistance to the Island's micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME)....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Teachers' pay hike; better anti-drugwatch DU30...

President Duterte has assured the some 600,000 public school teachers that they will get an increase in their salaries within his term....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

SC begins oral arguments on ML extension today...

The Supreme Court (SC) starts today the oral arguments on four petitions that challenged the constitutionality of the extension of martial law in Mindanao until Dec. 31, 2018....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

3rd hearing on postponement of brgy, SK polls set...

Three public hearings, instead of just two, will be held to determine whether the May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in Mindanao should be postponed or not....

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

8 Koreans burglarized at Club Royale Hotel...

City of Malolos, Bulacan — Burglars ransacked three rooms occupied by a group of eight Koreans at the Club Royale Hotel in Barangay Mabolo, this city, carting away more than a million pesos in cash and valuables last weekend....

 2018-01-15 11:36 

Manila Bulletin

UK's Guardian daily goes tabloid to cut costs...

Britain's Guardian newspaper has adopted a new tabloid format and a re-designed masthead with simple black lettering from Monday as part of a drive to cut costs....

 2018-01-15 11:33 

Manila Bulletin

China races to prevent environmental disaster after tanker sinks...

Chinese ships scrambled Monday to clean up a massive oil spill after an Iranian tanker sank off China, raising fears of devastating damage to marine life....

 2018-01-15 11:32 

Manila Bulletin

Bam Aquino laments resignation of CHED chairperson Licuanan...

Senator Paolo "Bam" Aquino IV today lamented the resignation of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson Dr. Patricia Licuanan....

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