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CHR slams proposal to revoke scholarships of ‘anti-government’ students

Philippines Star - 3 hours 50 min ago
Expressing dissent to the government’s policies should be not be used a basis to remove scholarships of students deemed to be “anti-government,” the Commission on Human Rights said.
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Int’l rights groups call on gov’t to drop ‘preposterous’ charges vs De Lima

Philippines Star - 6 hours 22 min ago
Three international human rights organizations called on the Philippine government to drop the “politically-motivated” charges against Sen. Leila De Lima, who has been detained since February 2017.
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US, UK hold second South China Sea joint drills in 2 months

Philippines Star - 6 hours 28 min ago
For the second time this year, the American and British navies recently concluded maritime security drills in the South China Sea.
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At historic Vatican summit, Tagle says bishops’ cover up of sexual abuse wounds victims

Philippines Star - 7 hours 38 min ago
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said at a landmark Vatican summit Thursday that the lack of response of bishops to victims of clergy sexual abuse inflicts wounds on them.
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Germany summons Philippine envoy after Locsin defends Duterte's Hitler remarks — report

Philippines Star - 9 hours 5 min ago
Germany's Federal Foreign Office has summoned the Philippines' acting ambassador following the remarks of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. defending President Rodrigo Duterte's earlier statement comparing himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
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‘Harsher’ anti-narcotics crackdown insults drug war victims — CHR

Philippines Star - 9 hours 27 min ago
Vowing to ramp up the controversial anti-narcotics campaign is an insult to the victims of the bloody crackdown and their families, the Commission on Human Rights said Friday.
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Who is Dennis Uy: The New Pacman

Philippines Times - 10 hours 43 min ago

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FOR ALL his tough talk against corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte makes no effort to mask the rampant cronyism in his administration. Among the presidents favored cohorts,

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Manila wants to work with Sabah on undocumented Filipinos Malaysia Today

Philippines Times - 12 hours 9 min ago
Manila wants to work with Sabah on undocumented Filipinos Free Malaysia Today KOTA KINABALU: The Philippines has no issue working with the Sabah government to solve the issue of undocumented Filipino
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Comelec allows Garcia to run

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Commission on Elections has rejected the petitions to cancel the candidacy of Cebu Third District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia, who is running for governor.
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Reluya dangles P2.2M reward

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
Ambush survivor San Fernando Mayor Lakambini “Neneth” Reluya yesterday offered P2.2 million to any person who can provide information that will lead to the arrest of her attackers.
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Cops: Abad’s BF to face charges

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
Police investigators will continue with their plans to file a case against the boyfriend of 19-year-old party drug overdose victim Ashley Abad despite President Rodrigo Duterte's revelation that it was reportedly Ashley who supplied ecstasy.
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20T patients get help from Malasakit Center

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
In just a month, the Malasakit Center at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City has helped and assisted at least 20,000 patients.
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CCMC contractor may face sanctions

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
Cebu City assistant engineer Nilo Igot has admitted that the contractor of the new city hospital building has failed to complete the first phase of the project within the contract period.
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Backpacks, others banned in PDP-Laban’s campaign rally

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
At least 120,000 people from the city and the province are expected to troop to Plaza Independencia on Sunday for the PDP-Laban Cebu campaign rally.
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‘Otso Diretso’ starts bid, does house-to-house

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
Senatorial bets of “Otso Diretso” yesterday brought the “Project Makinig” to Cebu, where candidates go house-to-house to hear the concerns of the Filipinos straight from the community.
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Ramirez may face sanction for contrabands

Cebu Freeman - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology-7 (BJMP) may sanction former Medellin Mayor Ricardo Ramirez, after a greyhound operation conducted in his hospital room resulted in the recovery of some contraband.
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National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema: 'I won’t quit or apologize'

Philippines Star - 18 hours 58 min ago
He’s not resigning, and he’s not apologizing to government scholars.
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Duterte orders government lands to be converted to agricultural lands

Philippines Star - 18 hours 58 min ago
President Duterte has ordered all agencies to identify government-owned lands that can be distributed to land reform beneficiaries.
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Law signed expanding maternity leave to 105 days

Philippines Star - 18 hours 58 min ago
President Duterte has signed into law the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) bill that will grant additional maternity leave benefits to working mothers, from 60 to 105 days, with an option to extend for an additional 30 days without pay once they give birth.
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DILG: 'Don’t vote for bets backing New People’s Army'

Philippines Star - 18 hours 58 min ago
Over 300 incumbent and former local officials have been providing support to communist rebels, Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said yesterday.
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