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THE fight against the nefarious habit and activity of drugs is now at street level. Every day we wake up to the reality of blood and gore and how the illegal trade has germinated into a multi-billion business. As it goes, there are legitimate encounters between the police and those who continue to defy the call and warnings of the new Duterte Administration. There are however, as the President himself has pointed out, policemen who are cleaning-up their act, forever silencing their criminal connections from pointing fingers at their (joint) crooked enterprise. Dead men tell no tales. The press release being, the slain individual always “drug lords” or pusher.

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While two other cabinet secretaries faced the cameras and microphones to promise that construction of infrastructures and public works should now be done ‘round-the-clock, 24/7 to free up road space, we have yet to hear from the chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

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THE Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in November, 2013, on the ground that it allowed legislators to intervene or participate in carrying out projects after these had been approved by Congress in the General Appropriation Act.

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Jesus said to his Apostles: “No disciple is above his teacher, no slave above his master. It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, for the slave that he become like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more those of his household!

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Penicillin was discovered in 1928 by Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming. People began using it to treat infections in 1942. Penicillin antibiotics were among the first medications to be effective against many bacterial infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci. Penicillin is still widely used today, though many types of bacteria have developed resistance following extensive use.

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Zambales Gov. Amor Deloso has issued a moratorium temporarily halting all mining operations in his province. The Executive Order he issued covers the whole province, municipalities of Sta. Cruz, Candelaria and Masinloc, to allow fresh consultations with residents of communities directly affected by Typhoon Lando and continuing mining threats.

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