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“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic

“Buy Bust” gets push from Filipino actors, film critic By Abner Galino, US Asian Post, Weekend Balita Filipino American actors were among those drumbeating for Filipino movie “Buy Bust” which is currently showing in a theater in Los Angeles. Among those who have eagerly urged...
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Drug war to be ‘relentless’ – Duterte

Drug war to be ‘relentless’ – Duterte By Azer Parrocha   MANILA, July 23, 2018 – “The war against illegal drugs is far from over.” President Rodrigo R. Duterte began his third and shortest State of the Nation Address (SONA), vowing that his administration’s drug...
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HRW: Duterte must end war on drugs if he respects lives of Pinoys

MANILA, July 24 (Mabuhay) – If President Rodrigo Duterte is truly concerned about human lives, he would end the war on drugs and provide accountability for deaths linked to his campaign against illegal drugs, an international human rights group said. The Human Rights Watch...
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Agri, infra damage due to monsoon rains now at P1.4-B

Agri, infra damage due to monsoon rains now at P1.4-B By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA, July 25, 2018 – Damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by the southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones “Henry”, “Inday” and “Josie” has been placed at PHP1,377,090,105, the...
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DepEd reiterates drug testing only for HS, college students

  MANILA, July 11, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday pushed for the enforcement of the law regarding the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct drug testing of public school students. In a statement released Tuesday night,...
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Palace unfazed by Robredo pronouncement to ‘unite’ opposition

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – A move by Vice President Leni Robredo to unite and lead the opposition is hardly surprising, Malacañang said Tuesday. “Vice President Leni Robredo’s decision to lead the opposition movement against the Duterte administration is hardly surprising,”...

Cebu archbishop appeals for calm amid shooting incident

MANILA, July 10, 2018 – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to calm down amid the shooting incident which resulted in the death of a man inside the Archbishop’s Palace Tuesday morning. In an interview, Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo said Palma also asked the...
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Armed man shot dead inside Cebu Archbishop’s residence

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – The Archdiocese of Cebu on Tuesday confirmed reports that a man was shot dead inside the compound after he refused to leave the premises. In a statement, Msgr. Joseph Tan, Cebu archdiocesan media liaison officer, said that the unidentified man was...
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Duterte: I will not resign ‘Because it will make Robredo president’

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not step down because it will make Vice President Leni Robredo the next president of the country. “Look, I will not resign because it will make her president,” Duterte said an media interview after...
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PNP gets 45 bomb sniffing dogs

  MANILA, July 2, 2018- Some 45 new crime-fighting dogs have been drafted into the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s K-9 unit. The dogs underwent training from Nov. 20, 2017 to May 23, 2018 in Alfonso, Cavite. They will be assigned as explosives detection units along...