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Domestic pump prices will be on a rollback this week at P0.45 per liter for diesel and P0.35 per liter for gasoline products, oil companies have announced. The price reduction has been heftier for kerosene products this week at P0.60 per liter based also on the latest pricing advisory of the industry players. Oil companies […]

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The government is mandated to implement programs to ensure the rights of the Filipino poor to food, work, education, housing, and health care will be met under a new law signed by President Duterte. Republic Act No. 11291 or the Magna Carta of the Poor seeks to provide the poor with full access to government […]

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Duterte in good health, headed to Japan

Despite showing up late and drowsy at the Philippine Military Academy graduation in Baguio City last Sunday, President Duterte remains in good health and will push through with his visit to Japan this week, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo assured the public the President has no life-threatening illness but admitted Duterte was “sleepy” […]

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Amid challenges brought about by increasing enrollment, the Department of Education said yesterday that it is ready for the opening of classes for school year 2019-2020 on June 3. DepEd noted that there are still some “requirements” in terms of basic education resources that the agency continue to address. For instance, DepEd noted that the […]

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Villar, Pacquiao are P3-B senators

Sen. Cynthia A. Villar remains the richest of the 23 incumbent senators, declaring a net worth of P3.719 billion in 2018. Based on the summary of the senators’ Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth published in the Senate website www.senate.gov.ph, Villar’s assets rose from P3.611 billion in 2017 to P3.719 billion in 2018. She […]

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2 killed, 57 hurt in Quezon road mishap

Two drivers were killed while at least 57 passengers were injured when a trailer truck accidentally rammed into a bus in in Atimonan, Quezon midnight yesterday. Police Major Michael Encio, chief of the Atimonan Municipal Police Station, said the drivers of the trailer truck and Mark Eve’s Transit Bus both died on the spot. The […]

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