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Pimentel marries long-time partner

    SENATOR Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III married chef Kathryna Yu last Thursday, with President Duterte as one of their principal sponsors. Pimentel married his long-time partner in a civil wedding at the Coconut Palace in Manila. The ceremony was officiated by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio. Duterte, who came from a speaking […]

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Kerwin’s hitman gunned down

    AN alleged hitman of self-confessed drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. and his live-in partner were gunned down inside a rest house in Albuera, Leyte Thursday afternoon, police reported. Senior Inspector Salvador Apacible, Albuera town police chief, identified the victims as Jesus Tulin, legal age, a former bodyguard of Espinosa who allegedly turned […]

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Still many scalawags in PNP, Duterte laments

  AROUND 1,000 rotten policemen have been dismissed from service but there were still many scalawags in the Philippine National Police, President Duterte said last Thursday. Addressing a business forum at the historic landmark Manila Hotel, the President has bewailed the presence of crooked policemen, including the “ninja” cops involved in the illegal drugs trade. […]

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  MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said. Eighteen-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov turned up at the college in the city […]

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DoJ rejects Garin’s additional evidence

  By Jeffrey Damicog   The Department of Justice (DoJ) has denied the appeal of former Health Secretary Janette Garin to accept the testimony of a pathologist who would refute the complaints against her concerning the deaths of nine children who received shots of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. In a five-page order, the DoJ panel […]

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PDEA supports drug tests for political bets

  By CHITO CHAVEZ   The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said unconventional methods should be in place to outsmart politicians who are using illegal drugs. PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino favors the proposed surprise drug tests for election candidates but admitted that extraordinary methods are needed to fully impose them. In the past, political […]

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