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Heaps of trash left by New Year revelers denounced

Like in the previous New Year revelry, the environment suffered another pummeling as heaps of unsightly garbage were left behind all over the surroundings particularly in public places where the merrymakings occurred.   The environmental group EcoWaste Coalition described the situation as extremely alarming especially with the effects of climate change. What makes the situation […]

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Overcome challenges, Duterte tells countryman

President Duterte enjoined all Filipinos to stand together in fighting and overcoming challenges that will obstruct the country’s journey to a better future. In his New Year’s Day message, President Duterte said he is joining the rest of the country in welcoming the new year. He also encourages everyone to learn from the lessons of […]

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Twenty-four inmates of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) are expected to be released soon once they receive pardon from President Duterte, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra. “The executive clemency grant for these 24 PDLs (persons deprived of liberty) is being processed in the Office of the President,” disclosed Guevarra yesterday. “They may be released in […]

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) yesterday said the death toll in Regions 5 (Bicol) and 8 (Eastern Visayas) as a result of Tropical Depression “Usman” has climbed to 68. NDRRMC executive director and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) administrator Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, said the NDRRMC through the Management of the Dead […]

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Nine of 10 Filipinos are entering 2019 with hope, according to the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results. In the nationwide survey conducted last Dec. 16 to 19 with 1,440 respondents, 92 percent of Filipinos “are entering 2019 with hope rather than with fear.” SWS said this is four points below the record-high 96 percent […]

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No need for voter’s ID in BOL plebiscite — Comelec

People don’t need a voters identification card in order to vote in the upcoming plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law. Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez issued this reminder to voters to correct the disinformation that has been going around saying otherwise. “A Comelec issued voter ID is not needed in order […]

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