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Due to conduct prejudicial to public interest, a former official of the Commission on Higher Education has been dismissed by the Ombudsman for the second time. CHED Chairman J. Prospero de Vera III confirmed that former CHED Executive Director Julito Vitriolo has been dismissed by the Ombudsman last Dec. 16, 2019. “The Ombudsman approved the […]

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342 illegal alien POGO workers nabbed in QC

  Bureau of Immigration (BI) and police operatives arrested Thursday night 342 illegal aliens working in an online gaming company in Bago Bantay, Quezon City. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said the foreigners, all Chinese, were caught inside the Global Trade Center Building without proper work permits and visas. The BI chief said the online gaming firm has […]

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Korean, 2 others held for sex trade

  A Korean man and his two Filipino cohorts were arrested while eight women, including some minors, were rescued by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents from an establishment engaged in the illegal sex trade in Paranaque City. NBI Director Dante Gierran identified the suspects as Korean Son Young Hai, his partner Ma. Edna De […]

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Tempo 20 December 2019, Friday issue
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12 financial mistakes during Christmas

  (Third of four parts) WE are in the third part of our series, 12 Financial Mistakes we do during Christmas. In this installment, we will focus on the common purchases we do during this season that are questionable if they really are needed or essen­tial. Here comes in the concept of WANTS vs NEEDS. […]

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Papal p.r.

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Papal p.r.

  LIKE him or not, Pope Francis I is his best public relations agent (almost homonymous with angel). Right off the bat, he has given two Filipino Christmas traditions the im­primatur of Rome. Last month, he acknowledged the eloquence of our “belen” custom of placing Christ at the center of the heart of Christmas, pointing […]

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