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Garbage removal underway; ending pollution will take time

  THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have started deploying amphibious excavators along the 1.5-kilometer shoreline along Roxas Blvd. between the Manila Yacht Club and the United States Embassy. At least 20 trucks will be used to transport the trash that the excavators are […]

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Envoy assures China’s commitment to peace

  CHINA’S Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua was attending the first anniversary celebra­tion of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission in Malacañang last Wednesday when he said in an interview on the sidelines of the Malacañang event: “China is committed to peacefully settle the disputes we have and we are working very well in managing our […]

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A good time to seek out and help those in need

  AT the start of the 40-day period of Lent last Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis narrated the parable of a rich and proud man who wore extravagant clothes and feasted sumptuously every day, while the poor man could only lie at the door of the rich man and feed on the crumbs falling from the […]

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Foreign & local funding for CPP-NPA movement

  THE Philippine government has asked Belgium and other countries of the European Union (EU) to stop providing funds to certain organizations in the Philippines which have ended in the coffers of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA). A Philippine delegation has met with officials of the EU […]

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Our continuing fight vs the scourge of drugs

  LATE last month, the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) issued a warning to its member nations against various methods that have been used lately to transport illegal drugs in a number of countries. It said drones – unmanned aerial systems – are being used with increasing frequency to deliver drugs into prisons where, it […]

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Best to follow legal processes in drugs drive

  WE can understand the desire of some administration officials to publish the list of local officials believed to be involved in drug operations. The drug problem of this country is of such magnitude that all possible means must be taken to solve it and raise the Philippines from the depths to which drug lords […]

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