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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Calida eyes raising Trillanes ruling to Court of Appeals
The legal battle between the administration and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV is not yet over as the Office of the Solicitor General will question before the appellate court the Makati regional trial court’s ruling denying the justice department’s pl...

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Isidro Lapeña claims demolition job, won’t resign
Commissioner Isidro Lapeña yesterday hinted that a drug syndicate could be behind what he claimed was a demolition job against him, with a P20-million fund to remove him from the Bureau of Customs.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Duterte skips slain farmers’ wake due to bad weather
Bad weather yesterday forced President Duterte to cancel his scheduled visit to the wake of the nine sugar farmers killed in Negros Occidental last Saturday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Facebook removes ‘spam network’ in Philippines
Social media company Facebook has taken down over 100 pages and accounts belonging to a “spam network” discovered to have been making money by taking advantage of Filipino users.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
68 candidates face disqualification cases
At the end of the filing of certificates of candidacy on Oct. 17, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Clerk of the Commission received a total of 68 petitions for disqualification.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
PDEA: 4,948 deaths recorded in anti-drug operations
The government’s fight against illegal drugs has been gaining ground, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), citing the 110,395 anti-drug operations conducted from July 2016 to September 2018.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
National Artists: Nora Aunor excluded anew
Malacañang released yesterday the list of seven new National Artists, but actress Nora Aunor was not among them.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Koko Pimentel says law on his side to seek reelection
Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said yesterday the law is on his side when it comes to his eligibility to run for reelection next year.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Koko Pimentel says law on his side to seek reelection
Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said yesterday the law is on his side when it comes to his eligibility to run for reelection next year.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Joma Sison: Duterte gov’t behind Sagay massacre
Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison yesterday accused the Duterte administration and its security forces of engineering last Saturday’s massacre of nine sugar farmers in Sagay, Negros Occidental.

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