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How suspect lured Christine Lee Silawan to her death

CEBU CITY – With a menacing look and struggling to fight back tears, Lourdes Silawan Pardillo’s eyes were glued to a man seated just a few meters across her. The man clad in a prison orange shirt was Renato Payuman Llenes, the 42-year-old man who admitted killing Pardillo’s daughter Christine Lee last March 10 in […]

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American wanted for rape in Alaska arrested in Pampanga

    The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is deporting an American wanted for rape by authorities in the state of Alaska that took place almost 20 years ago. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente identified the American as 57-year-old Carmen Daniel Perzechino Jr. who was arrested last week by operatives of the fugitive search unit (FSU) of […]

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New human species found in Philippines

Thirteen fossil bones and teeth excavated in a cave in the Philippines represent an enigmatic previously unknown human species, probably small in stature and possessing an unexpected mix of archaic and modern traits, scientists said on Wednesday. The discovery of remains of at least three individuals from this species, named Homo luzonensis, in Callao Cave […]

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Duterte satisfaction rating up 6 points in SWS survey

The net satisfaction rating of President Duterte climbed six points in the first quarter of 2019 Social Weather Stations survey. The nationwide survey conducted from March 28 to 31 among 1,440 respondents found out that 79 percent were satisfied, eight percent were undecided, and 13 percent dissatisfied with the performance of Duterte in the past […]

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DoLE orders total deployment ban to Libya due to escalating violence

The Department of Labor and Employment has ordered a total deployment ban on overseas Filipino workers bound to Libya upon the advice of the Department of Foreign Affairs due to the escalating violence in the North African country. “Upon the advice of the DFA, we are imposing a deployment ban of workers to Libya to […]

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PNP sets up help desks, gives Lenten travel tips

  The Philippine National Police (PNP) has set up more than 4,500 assistance desks across the country in preparation of the exodus of people to and from urban areas for the long weekend during the Lenten season. PNP spokesman Col. Bernard Banac said all the police assistance desks will be manned by at least two […]

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