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NDRRMC: At least 2 dead due to ‘Ineng’

NDRRMC: At least 2 dead due to ‘Ineng’

  At least two persons were killed when severe tropical storm “Ineng” pummeled Northern Luzon with heavy rains and deep floods, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council disclosed yesterday afternoon. An initial report by the NDRRMC identified one of the fatalities as Ricky Manglanlan, of Barangay 16, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte. “Manglanlan was […]

Andanar calls out Karapatan over extra-judicial killings

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar has challenged communist front organization Karapatan to investigate the execution of three missing persons in Kitaotao, Bukidnon after their bodies were exhumed Thursday. Andanar said that Karapatan, the supposed watchdog of International Humanitarian Law  in the Philippines, should prove to the public that it is not affiliated with terrorist group New […]

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MinDa eyes barter trading between Mindanao, Luzon

Mindanao Development Authority head Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol is looking to implement barter trading for fruits and other agricultural products between Mindanao and Luzon to boost economic growth. This, as the MinDA will lead a fruit festival in Baguio City on Aug. 24 to 25 featuring products of Mindanaoan farmers. “Baguio lacks on fruits and […]

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Sandigan rejects mayor’s attempt to file demurrer

The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has denied the bid of Limay, Bataan Mayor Nelson David and three of his co-accused to challenge the prosecution’s evidence as insufficient to support a conviction in the graft case filed against them. David was charged for violations of Section 3(e) and (g) of Republic Act No. 3019 or the Anti-Graft […]

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TS ‘Ineng’ intensifies into severe tropical storm

Tropical storm “Ineng” (international name “Bailu”) intensified into a severe tropical storm yesterday and may exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility tonight. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said Ineng is expected to maintain its severe tropical storm status while inside the country and is unlikely to develop into a typhoon. PAGASA weather […]

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Duterte allows STL to resume operations

President Duterte has authorized the lifting of the suspension of small town lottery operations provided certain conditions are met. The conditions imposed on the STL operators included payment of a three-month cash bond, the payment of debts, and an issuance of waiver from pursuing lawsuit against the government, according to presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. The […]

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