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Palace slams Boracay pooping incident

Malacañang was offended by the incident where a Chinese tourist allowed her child to defecate in the waters of Boracay, saying the government is working hard to clean the place but there are people who mess it up. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo made the statement after a video of the incident went viral on social […]

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Pasay barangay chief gunned down

  A barangay chairman was shot dead Wednesday afternoon by two motorcycle-riding men in Pasay City. Colonel Bernard Yang, Pasay City police chief, identified the victim as Jojo Balais, 37, chairman of Barangay 37, Zone 3, Pasay City. Yang said that Balais was rushed by members of the city’s rescue team to the Manila Adventist […]

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KFR group preying on BIR execs busted

  Police killed a kidnap suspect and arrested four others in simultaneous raids in Caloocan City and Bulacan against a big kidnap-for-ransom (KFR) group tagged as responsible in various cases of unreported abduction of officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, director of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), […]

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The proposed hubs for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators may be established as long as the liberties of their workers are not restricted, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo maintained that Malacanang supports the creation of the hubs for online casinos that employ Chinese workers but stressed the importance of protecting the rights of these […]

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The Senate will look into the reported plans to increase the fees for Automatic Teller Machine transactions. Sen. Grace Poe, new chairperson of the Senate Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions, and Currencies, vowed yesterday to hold a hearing on the matter as she expressed concern that poor Filipino workers might bear the brunt of the […]

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Following the election of 1Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero as deputy speaker, the Partylist Coalition Foundation Inc. got more than what they bargained for in committee and other key assignments in the House of Representatives. The president of the 54-member PCFI, currently the second biggest political bloc in the House of Representatives, credited House Speaker […]

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