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Duterte picks OP's Michael Pastores Ong as new appeals court justice

Sun, 2022-10-09 10:42
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed an official of the Office of the President as the new Court of Appeals associate justice.
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Robredo spox files cyber libel raps vs Journal staff over article linking them to Sison

Fri, 2022-05-06 15:01
In an 11-page complaint, lawyer Barry Gutierrez said that the false claims in the article that appeared on Journal News Online, People’s Journal and People’s Journal Tonight “maliciously ascribed and fabricated fictitious acts” to him.
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After Ragos retraction, De Lima asks Guevarra to review cases vs her

Fri, 2022-05-06 14:43
Sen. Leila de Lima urged Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra to review cases the department filed against her after key witness Rafael Ragos accused the prosecution panel of presenting false and fabricated testimonies against her.
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Pimentel to appeal Comelec's move declaring Cusi group as true PDP-Laban

Fri, 2022-05-06 14:11
Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel, the son of a PDP-Laban co-founder, said Friday that they will appeal the resolution of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) which recognized the faction led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi as legitimate members of the ruling.
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Comelec declares Cusi group as 'true, official' PDP-Laban

Fri, 2022-05-06 12:16
In a resolution issued Friday, the poll body’s special second division recognized the Cusi-led faction as the “true and official members” of the ruling party. President Rodrigo Duterte is the chair of the said wing.
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Philippine Coast Guard commissions new flagship vessel

Fri, 2022-05-06 12:13
"This ship gives us an added capability and confidence to perform our mandated functions and to further implement and adhere the Rule of Law within our territorial waters," Abu said.
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IBP to give legal aid for elections; Comelec launches Task Force Kontra Bigay

Fri, 2022-05-06 11:05
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines will provide free legal aid to Comelec officials and voters in for the elections in all its chapters across the country.
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Pulse, OCTA see majority win for BBM-Sara Duterte

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Presidential frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. may win the presidency with a majority vote on Monday the first in decades, based on the final pre-election surveys of prominent polling firms OCTA Research and Pulse Asia.
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Gibo: Build more attractive airports

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Former defense secretary and senatorial candidate Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro wants airports in the country as tourist destinations themselves promoting Filipino products, food and culture.
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Bishops’ group endorses Eleazar

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
A day after securing the support of Iglesia ni Cristo, senatorial candidate and former national police chief Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar again obtained the blessing of a religious group composed of bishops from various Christian groups nationwide.
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Go lauds Duterte for laws benefiting DOH-run hospitals

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Sen. Bong Go has lauded President Duterte for signing into law 11 bills that seek to establish and improve Department of Health-run hospitals.
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Parties allied with BBM-Sara Duterte call for honest elections

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Eight political parties allied with the leading tandem of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte-Carpio called on the Commission on Elections to ensure the conduct of honest, orderly and peaceful elections on Monday.
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Over 4 million students enrolled in ALS – DepEd

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Over four million students enrolled in the Alternative Learning System in the last six years of the Duterte administration, the Department of Education said yesterday.
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Sign vape bill, Duterte urged

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Going against recommendations of the World Health Organization, the Department of Health and medical organizations, an alliance of vape consumers and retailers urged President Duterte to sign the Congress-approved bill that will regulate the use and sale of e-cigarettes and vapes in the country.
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Workers renew calls for P100 wage hike

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Amid a continuing rise in the country’s inflation rate, militant workers yesterday renewed calls for the immediate granting of a P100 across-the-board salary increase.
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More witnesses vs De Lima targeted for retraction – Aguirre

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
Aside from self-confessed drug dealer Kerwin Espinosa and former Bureau of Corrections officer-in-charge Rafael Ragos, there may be other witnesses in the illegal drug trade cases against Sen. Leila de Lima who could soon recant their testimonies, according to an ex-official implicated in alleged coercion.
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If reelected, Gordon to go after Duterte, Pharmally

Fri, 2022-05-06 00:00
If reelected, Sen. Richard Gordon vowed to go after President Duterte and the people of Pharmally Pharmaceutical, involved in the controversial multibillion-peso deal with the government to supply anti-COVID-19 equipment.
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Comelec identifies 355 defective vote-counting machines; repairs ongoing

Thu, 2022-05-05 19:52
The Commission on Elections on Thursday said it has identified 255 vote counting machines (VCM) with mechanical defects as it was conducting its final testing and sealing (FTS) in the past few days.
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De Guzman, Bello begin to cap off ‘historic’ Labor first campaign

Thu, 2022-05-05 18:41
Partido Lakas ng Masa marked the beginning of the end of their historic “Labor first” campaign at their Miting de Avance held Wednesday, just days before the end of the campaign period.
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Filipinos urged to reject media suppression two years after ABS-CBN shutdown

Thu, 2022-05-05 18:07
ABS-CBN ceased the operations of its television and radio channels by the order of the National Telecommunications Commission after its 25-year franchise expired on May 5, 2020.
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