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DepEd sets probe on bag-burning incident

  By MERLINA MALIPOT   Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Monday vowed to make the school and the officials involved liable for failing to protect the rights of their students amid the controversial burning of bags incident in a private school in Camarines Sur in Bicol. Briones, in a phone interview stressed that DepEd has […]

Number of high-value drug targets rises

  By AARON RECUENCO   Despite aggressive and bloody operations since the drug war was launched more than two years ago, the number of what police describe as high-value targets on illegal drugs trade in the country continue to rise based on the assessment of the Philippine National Police (PNP). From 9,866 on June 30 […]

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Castro not crying over spilled milk

Jayson Castro is not crying over spilled milk for missing a chance to represent the Philippines in the Indonesia Asian Games due to un­foreseen circumstances, express­ing instead his elation with the way the Yeng Guiao-coached national squad performed in its opening as­signment over Kazakhstan.

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  By ELLALYN V. RUIZ   Monsoon rains will continue to affect some areas in Luzon, especially in the western section, as a typhoon near the tip of Northern Luzon enhances the effect of southwest monsoon or “habagat.” The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration estimated the location of the typhoon with international name […]

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  By Argyll B. Geducos   After numerous delays, the Department of Information and Communications Technology has revealed that the country’s third telecommunications player may be identified as early as October. DICT Secretary Eliseo Rio said that they have started the legal process in selecting the third telecommunications player. Rio told Communications Secretary Martin Andanar […]

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  By Mar T. Supnad   PORT OF LAMAO, Bataan – This International sea port in Bataan is buzzing with talks that a number of international oil tankers and drug couriers who are in cahoots with a top Customs official are using the port for illegal activities. In fact, more than a year ago, the […]

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