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BI mulls deportation case vs actor Tony Labrusca

A deportation case is being pushed against television and movie actor Tony Labrusca before the Bureau of Immigration. “The Intelligence Division recommended to Legal Division the filing of deportation case against Labrusca for working without permit I think,” BI Deputy Commissioner Tomas Javier said in an interview Wednesday. Javier said there is no charge sheet […]

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Former President now House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo  on Wednesday inducted into office a new congressman who replaced slain Ako Bicol partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe. Taking his oath before fellow members of the House of Representatives was Rep. Ronald S. Ang, Ako Bicol’s fourth nominee during the 2016 national elections. Batocabe, the partylist group’s first […]

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President Duterte on Wednesday said he believes that sacked Bacolod City police chief Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo is at least a protector of drug personalities, citing information he had gathered. Duterte made the statement a day after he met Ebreo in Malacañang Tuesday and also days after he fired him and four other Bacolod police […]

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PNP: Only 2 police escorts allowed per candidate

Candidates will only be allowed a maximum of two police escorts for the May 2019 midterm elections, prompting the Philippine National Police on Wednesday to advise them to coordinate with local authorities for the provision of additional security when they campaign. PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albyalde, said President Duterte ordered him to implement the “Alunan […]

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President Duterte would have loved to roam the streets without bodyguards but is restrained by Palace security protocols, Malacañang declared Wednesday. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo dismissed Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani’s challenge to the President to ditch his security escorts in his outdoor activities as “silly,” “childish,” and absurd.” “PRRD would have loved to accept the challenge but […]

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Senate transmits rice tariffication bill to Duterte

The bill that would allow the unimpeded importation of rice into the country has been transmitted to President Duterte for signature. The Senate on Tuesday sent to the Office of the President the harmonized version of Senate Bill 1998 and House Bill 7735, or the proposed rice tariffication law, which seeks to replace the quantitative import restrictions […]

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