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ALVAREZ-FLOIRENDO TIFF | Ombudsman OKs graft raps vs ‘banana king’

20 September, 2017 | Hits:202

Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has found sufficient evidence to indict Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo for the graft complaint filed by his erstwhile buddy, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, over a deal between banana grower Tagum Development Corp. and the Bureau of Corrections. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales approved on September 18 the 11-page resolution of Graft Investigation and Prosecution Officer II Voltaire Africa recommending that Floirendo be criminally charged before the Sandiganbayan for violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt...

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CPP hails opposition vs Duterte plan to ‘replicate’ Marcos; Luneta rally will be on Roxas Blvd

20 September, 2017 | Hits:121

Activists converge on España Boulevard in Manila before marching to Mendiola and then to Luneta for anti-dictatorship rallies. (photo by Obet de Castro) MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines hailed the protest on Thursday, September 21, saying it showed “the determination of the Filipino people to oppose (President Rodrigo) Duterte’s plan to replicate his idol,” the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. In Manila, the Movement Against Tyranny, which organized the rally at the Luneta, confirmed that the demonstration will no...

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Suspension of barangay elections a done deal except for date of reset polls

20 September, 2017 | Hits:112

President Rodrigo Duterte presides over a meeting of the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council. (Presidential photo) MANILA, Philippines — Only the date of the reset barangay elections has to be agreed on by the House of Representatives and the Senate after the latter chamber approved on third and final reading postponing the village polls originally scheduled next month. Like the House version, the measure the Senate approved late Wednesday, September 20, is minus the provision allowing President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint officers-in-charge, meaning...

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HINDI NA P1K | Watch: House restores budgets of CHR, ERC, NCIP

20 September, 2017 | Hits:115

The House of Representatives members assembled at the plenary session hall. Photograph: Philstar MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATE – 8:13 a.m.) Days after reducing to P1,000 each the budget of three agencies, the House of Representatives on Wednesday announced that it had restored the allocations for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), and the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP). In a press release, House Appropriations Committee Chair and Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles said his panel “has...

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Team Sky fade to third in Worlds TTT

20 September, 2017 | Hits:99

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:121

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:150

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:337

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:682

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:308

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

U.S. News

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

18 September, 2017 | Hits:153

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:270

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:314

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:375

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:407

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

05 September, 2017 | Hits:482

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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