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Taguiwalo rejected as DSWD chief

20 August, 2017 | Hits:434

MANILA – The Commission on Appointments (CA) has rejected the ad interim appointment of Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo on Wednesday, August 16.The CA plenary made the decision after the CA committee on labor and social welfare held an executive session on Taguiwalo's appointment on Wednesday, at least 3 CA sources said.At the confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Taguiwalo was grilled on the Conditional Cash Transfer program, her views the proposed national identification system, and her links with the National Democratic...

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BIR investigates Comelec chief, wife

20 August, 2017 | Hits:184

MANILA – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has formed a team to investigate possible tax violations of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista, his estranged wife Patricia, and other parties involved in the exposé on the official's alleged unexplained wealth.BIR Commissioner Caesar Dulay signed on Monday, August 14, Order No 706-2017 creating a 5-man special team to probe the Bautista couple, lawyer Nilo Divina and his firm Divina Law, the Luzon Development Bank (LDB), and "other related parties."Dulay...

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DND may acquire medium tanks

20 August, 2017 | Hits:134

MANILA -- Instead of heavily-armored and gunned main battle tanks, the Department of National Defense (DND) is looking at the possibility of acquiring some medium tanks for its armored units.This was emphasized by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana when asked by the PNA Wednesday, August 16, on whether the ongoing conflict in densely-packed Marawi City, where Maute Group terrorists converted concrete houses and buildings into fortified fighting positions, necessitates the acquisition of a main battle tank fleet."Not really. We do not...

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SunVar ordered to vacate Mile Long property

20 August, 2017 | Hits:306

MANILA – The Makati City Regional Trial Court on Tuesday, August 15, ordered the Sunvar Realty Development Corporation, a real estate firm owned by the Rufino and Prieto families to vacate the 2.9-hectare Mile Long property in Makati City, Solicitor General Jose C. Calida said on Tuesday.The Rufino and Prieto families control the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the country’s largest newspaper, which has been repeatedly accused by President Duterte of undermining his administration. The broadsheet is reportedly being purchased by business...

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SPORTS / SEA GAMES PH triathletes dominate SEA Games tilt in impressive showing

21 August, 2017 | Hits:87

Nikko Huelgas and John Chicano. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES POOL KUALA LUMPUR — The Philippines’ overwhelmi...

Mac Cardona thankful to Franz Pumaren for giving him chance to make PBA return

17 August, 2017 | Hits:163

PBA Media BureauAlmost a year after getting hospitalized due to drug overdose, Mac Cardona is within reach of a PBA come...

Philippines will host 2019 SEA Games after all

17 August, 2017 | Hits:220

Philippine Navy personnel prevent the giant flag from touching the ground at the start of celebrations on Sunday (May 28...

South Korea has the tools to regain Asian basketball supremacy, say Guiao and Black

17 August, 2017 | Hits:160

FIBA photoThe competition in the Asian basketball scene may be tough especially with the inclusion of Australia and New ...

Manuel Senni wins Colorado Classic

14 August, 2017 | Hits:441

BMC's Manuel Senni wrapped up the overall title at the Colorado Classic on Sunday, finishing safely as the pack sprinted...

Tom Dumoulin up to second on WorldTour rankings

14 August, 2017 | Hits:365

Tom Dumoulin's overall win at BinckBank Tour has lifted the Dutchman into second place on the WorldTour rankings. The wa...

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Reacting to Barcelona terror, Trump revives fake tale of Gen. Pershing and the Moros

21 August, 2017 | Hits:94

In response to the most recent terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, President Trump on August 17 once again recalled a ...

Merck and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump council over Charlottesville

14 August, 2017 | Hits:338

Flowers and a photo of car ramming victim Heather Heyer lie at a makeshift memorial in Charlottesville, Virginia. (photo...

How Charlottesville Hasn’t Yet Changed The Confederate Monument Debate

14 August, 2017 | Hits:391

White nationalists, alt-righters, and others march on Saturday in front of a Robert E. Lee statue scheduled for ...

Neo-Nazis blamed for violence in Virginia; one dead as car plows through crowd

13 August, 2017 | Hits:451

Photo of James Alex Fields, a man from Ohio held by Virginia police as a suspect in the fatal drive-through of a silver ...

White House Acts to Stem Fallout From Trump’s First Charlottesville Remarks

13 August, 2017 | Hits:354

White nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday before violence erupted. President Trump has been criticized for...

Google Has Fired The Employee Who Wrote An "Anti-Diversity Manifesto"

07 August, 2017 | Hits:495

The engineer had written a lengthy memo titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber" that spread quickly among employees b...


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