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8 dead, 13 hurt as van, truck collide in Leyte

A truck and a van figured in a head-on collision in Babatngon town of Leyte Friday morning, resulting in the death of eight people. Lt. Col. Bella Rentuaya, spokesperson of the Eastern Visayas regional police, said the eight fatalities died on the spot due to serious injuries they suffered. “Eleven other passengers of the van […]

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Revilla eases Bam out of Comelec Senate count; Villar remains on top

  Former Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. pushed out reelectionist Sen. Bam Aquino out of the Top 12 senatorial candidates in the latest partial and official results posted by the Commission on Elections en banc sitting as National Board of Canvassers last night. Aquino fell to 13th and has 13,384,293 total votes based on the 146 […]

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Lopez: Trash row won’t affect PH-Canada ties

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez is optimistic that the garbage dispute between the Philippines and Canada would not lead to a breakup of their long-standing bilateral relations. Lopez has expressed confidence about the strong trade and investment ties between the two nations, saying the garbage issue was a “separate” matter that is already being […]

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Kelsey Merritt umapela

  KELSEY Merritt is calling on fans to support her dream of winning Sports Illustrated magazine’s Rookie of the Year title. The Filipino American beauty made the announcement on Instagram. She posted, “Vote for me as Rookie of the Year 2019! You can vote as many times as you want!” In another post, she wrote: […]

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Duterte fires FDA head Nela Puno for corruption

The anti-corruption purge in government continues. President Duterte has fired Food and Drug Administration Director General Nela Charade G. Puno as part of the government’s campaign against corruption, Malacañang announced yesterday. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea has written a letter to Puno about the termination of her appointment “effective immediately,” according to presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. […]

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Support Isko, Lim tells Manilenos

  Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim on Thursday accepted defeat and asked the Manileños to support the newly proclaimed Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in running the country’s capital. The 89-year-old Lim wished the other winners’ “success in their governance” because this would benefit the citizens of Manila. He also called his supporters to help […]

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