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‘Mother of  all messes’ is Brexit

MONTMELÓ, Spain (AFP) – Toto Wolff, the Mercedes Formula 1 CEO, said on Monday Brexit could do untold damage to the F1 industry in the UK, calling it “the mother of all messes”. The Mercedes team is based in Northamptonshire, while Red Bull – whose their Team Principal Christian Horner on Monday said “life ultimately […]

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Grace not running for president

  Senator Grace Poe has dismissed the possibility of running anew for president in the 2022 elections. Poe was asked if she was consider­ing to seek presidency again follow­ing reports floating Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s possible presidential bid before her father, President Du­terte, steps down in 2022. “Alam mo siguro nakalipas na ‘yon, sapagkat […]

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FDA revokes Dengvaxia certificate

    The Food and Drug Administra­tion (FDA) has permanently re­voked the certificate of product registration of the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. The FDA said on Tuesday that it revoked the product registration of Dengvaxia due to the “continued failure” of its manufacturer, French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pas­teur, to submit to the agency “post-approval commitment […]

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SC backs martial law extension

  The Supreme Court (SC) upheld Tuesday the constitutionality of the third extension of martial law and the suspension of the privi­lege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao until Dec. 31, 2019. With the ruling, the SC’s public information office (PIO) said four petitions challenging the constitu­tionality of the extension were dis­missed by […]

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Villar vows to file better bill for coco farmers

  Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar has vowed to push again the enactment of a measure that would allow the much-awaited distribution of the P100-billion coco levy fund to coconut farmers. Villar made the promise after President Duterte vetoed the proposed law seeking the creation of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund, which she sponsored […]

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Missing PDEA officer found dead with torture marks in CamSur

  CAMP OLA, Albay – The assistant provincial officer of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Camarines Norte was found dead Monday morning with gunshot wounds in the head and signs of torture. PDEA Bicol regional director Christian Frivaldo said that Agent Enrico Barba was reported missing around 12 noon on February 17 after […]

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