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Probe on cancelled projects sought

By BEN R. ROSARIO Manila, Philippines – The cancellation of foreign-funded flood control projects in Central and Southern Luzon has been blamed as one of the reasons for the devastating floods caused by typhoons “Pedring” and “Quiel.” House Senior Deputy Minority Leader Danilo E. Suarez said the House of Representatives should investigate the circumstances and […]

By LEONARD D. POSTRADO Manila, Philippines – A supposed “high-profile” personality that could substantiate alleged massive cheating during the 2004 and 2007 elections is set to surface in the coming days, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima bared Wednesday. In an ambush interview, De Lima told reporters that she and Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto […]

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BIR pays P266M to PCSO

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Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has remitted P266 million to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), representing the first tranche of payment it made to settle its more than P3.5-billion tax debts to the BIR. BIR officials said yesterday that the first remittance covered part of the P1.2-billion deficiency Documentary Stamp […]

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PINOY SPIRIT

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key to nation’s resiliency – Aquino NEW YORK CITY -– President Aquino cited on Monday the Filipinos’ indomitable spirit which he said was key in giving them the ability and resiliency to withstand everything the world may throw at them and still rise above it all. In his speech following his conferment as an Honorary […]

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NEW YORK CITY (PNA via PLDT) -– President Benigno S. Aquino III cited on Monday the Filipinos’ indomitable spirit which he said was key in giving them the ability and resiliency to withstand everything the world may throw at them and still rise above it all. In his speech following his conferment as an Honorary […]

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