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Nationwide quake drill postponed

19 September, 2017 | Hits:53

Court employees during the earthquake drill/Photo by Supreme Court PIODefense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday announced the postponement of the nationwide earthquake drill scheduled for Sept. 21 after President Rodrigo Duterte declared that day a national day of protest.The Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill scheduled for Thursday was supposed to be the third this year. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), chaired by Lorenzana, holds quarterly drills to promote earthquake awareness, preparedness and resilience among communities.Malacañang said the...

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Martial law victims find no justice in ‘moving on’

19 September, 2017 | Hits:63

TORTURED Ruben Manog shows his hands that were chained when he was then 14 years old while he and his father were tortured by soldiers in Western Samar. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE(First of a series)Fourteen-year-old Ruben Manog was alone and crying. His whole body shook with a dreadful thought: This is the day I’m going to die.That did not happen on that day in 1982. Still, for one year and seven months — in isolation and during torture sessions—Manog was certain...

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LOOK: Why petitioners want Comelec chairman Bautista impeached

19 September, 2017 | Hits:80

BAUTISTA COMPLAINT. Impeachment endorsers (from right to center) Rep. Abraham Tolentino, Rep. Harry Roque, Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia show a copy of affidavit of verified complaint for impeachment filed by Atty. Ferdinand Topacio (extreme left) and former Rep. Jing Paras (2nd-left) vs Comelec chairman Andy Bautista at the House of Representatives on Aug 23, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler    MANILA, Philippines – What started as an “issue of domestic squabble” could just turn into the biggest crisis for Commission on Election (Comelec)...

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Duterte’s martial law: Mission accomplished, says military

18 September, 2017 | Hits:398

People line up early Monday morning at a police checkpoint before entering Iligan City,where security has been tightened following the siege of nearby Marawi City by theMaute terrorist group and its allies from the Abu Sayyaf. —BARRY OHAYLANDAVAO CITY — If there’s one thing the military can claim about the gains of implementing martial law in Mindanao, it’s preventing the violence in Marawi City from spilling to other areas.With the intensified security operations, the military’s Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) “was...

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Team Sky fade to third in Worlds TTT

20 September, 2017 | Hits:33

They came, they saw, but in the end Team Sky's galacticos had to settle for bronze in the men's team time tria...

Contador: It was the right time to retire

20 September, 2017 | Hits:34

Although he appeared in the race just three times during his career, Alberto Contador seems to hold the Giro i...

Cyclist Arthus Bucay nabs PH's first medal in ASEAN Paragames 2017

18 September, 2017 | Hits:117

FIRST MEDAL. Bucay bags Philippines' first medal in the ASEAN Para Games 2017. Photo from Faceboook  MANILA, Phili...

Why Meralco traded for RDO, according to coach Norman Black

12 September, 2017 | Hits:309

Sports5 photoCurrently a contender for the Oppo PBA Governors’ Cup crown, the Meralco Bolts made a bold move on Mo...

Henry Walker on Ginebra: ‘They got no weaknesses’

12 September, 2017 | Hits:644

PBA Media BureauBlackwater import Henry Walker is now in his third PBA stint, and he was impressed by the improvement of...

UAAP greats from all sports honored as Season 80 unfurls

09 September, 2017 | Hits:283

The UAAP Season 80 officially opens at Mall of Asia Arena Saturday, September 9. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ ...

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Trump's Former Campaign Manager Was Reportedly Wiretapped By US Investigators

18 September, 2017 | Hits:110

Matt Rourke / AP US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort under secret court o...

Irma knocked out power to over 3 million homes, businesses in Florida

12 September, 2017 | Hits:246

Destroyed roofs at a residential areas are seen as Hurricane Irma passes south Florida, in Miami, U.S. September 10, 2...

Irma begins to batter Florida with hurricane-force winds; tornadoes reported

09 September, 2017 | Hits:285

Hurricane Irma is edging closer and closer to Florida as millions of residents -- more than 200,000 of whom are without ...

Opinions: Apparently, it’s illegal to laugh at Jeff Sessions

05 September, 2017 | Hits:352

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Justice Department. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Did you hear the one about J...

Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

05 September, 2017 | Hits:374

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Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 Hurricane, Heads for Puerto Rico

05 September, 2017 | Hits:456

Ellis Cerda hangs storm shutters at Boutique Chrisnelia, a clothing shop, on Tuesday in San Juan, P.R. Credit Erika P. R...


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