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By CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY—A 52-year-old paralyzed man was killed after he was trapped in his burning house in Barangay Lorega here. The fatality was identified as Amado Maglinte, who was alone in their house when the fire broke out at 2:58 p.m. last Wednesday. The fire destroyed at least 60 houses and rendered 52 […]

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By TARA YAP   ILOILO CITY — With the recent reopening of Boracay Island, long-term remedies are sought to properly address its trash management. “It is important that the Boracay people know the existing problems on solid waste. They should also be the one to identify the possible solutions to the problem because it is […]

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By GENALYN KABILING President Duterte has declared September 2 of every year a special holiday in Ifugao province to commemorate the surrender of Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita at the end of World War II. In Republic Act No. 11120, the President directed concerned government agencies to hold commemorative activities to honor the heroes who contributed […]

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By RIA FERNANDEZ   National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Guillermo Eleazar conducted a surprise inspection at the Manila Police Detention Facility past midnight Thursday. Eleazar unexpectedly arrived at the Manila Police District (MPD) around 1:15 a.m.  to check if Police Officer 1 Eduardo Valencia, who allegedly raped the daughter of drug suspects, is […]

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By GENALYN KABILING Malacanang is optimistic that once enacted into law, the rice tariffication bill will help ensure stable supply, lower prices, and fight the cartel in the rice industry. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo issued the statement after thanking the Senate for passing the administration bill seeking replace the import restrictions on rice with a tariff system. […]

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By ARGYLL GEDUCOS   SINGAPORE—President Duterte said he opposes any military drills in the disputed South China Sea, saying it will only create tension among claimants of the resource-filled waterway. Duterte made the statement Thursday during the sidelines of the last day of the 33rd Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) Summit and related summits here. […]

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