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House sets repeal of mining law

If we cannot end mining because of the law, then to end mining, Congress will have to abrogate the law Taking the cue from President Rodrigo Duterte, the House of Representatives will review the laws on mining. The Chief Executive’s call for the repeal of the Philippine Mining Act will be the basis of action […].....»»

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Trillanes used tricks for amnesty- DoJ

Senator Antonio Trillanes lV did not comply with the requisites specified by law for his amnesty. This was the firm position of the Department of Justice (DoJ) in a 10-page reply signed by Acting Prosecutor General Richard Anthony Fadullon and four other state prosecutors to the Makati Regional Trial Court. It stated that Trillanes did […].....»»

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‘Rising commitment fees not under our watch’

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) on Thursday dismissed claims that its alleged inaction on particular projects and programs cost the government P299.75 million in accumulated commitment fees last year. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade categorically denied the accumulated fees happened under his watch. “We would like to state categorically that the delays in implementation, which cost […].....»»

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Roque twits soi-disant court

That’s a sham decision. It has no official sanction. The validity of the findings will depend on the credibility of the tribunal. I’m in this field of law, I do not know who sat there A sham decision and Left propaganda. This was how Presidential spokesman Harry Roque described the “guilty” verdict by the International […].....»»

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Reaching for the stars:  One Filipino dream turns real

Learning from the best, meeting people from different cultures and walks of life and thriving in a new environment are some of the experiences that studying overseas entails for Jorica Pamintuan, one of the winners of the British Council IELTS Prize 2017/18 in the Philippines. The acronym pertains to a language proficiency examination known as […].....»»

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Takeover tools threaten banks without letup

Worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, approximately 3.2 billion malicious logins per month have been detected in the first four months this year and over 8.3 billion malicious login attempts from bots in May and June 2018 — a monthly average increase […].....»»

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ADB sells $750M global green bonds

ADB’s support for climate change will rise to around 30 percent of its overall financing by the end of this decade The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $750 million to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the sale of 10-year green bonds. “Our green bonds issued so far in 2018 have […].....»»

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Electricity market now private sector-led

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi on Wednesday formally handed over the operations of the Philippine Electricity Market Corp. (PEMC) to the private sector as part of the broader government program to create a fully independent energy market operator. “From the very start of my term as Energy Secretary, it was the Department’s priority for PEMC to […].....»»

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POEA advisory on one more fraudster

As a result, the SEC issued an alert to prevent the public from putting good money as a scheme that may be fraudulent The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) issued an advisory addressed to overseas Filipino workers to exercise caution in dealing with individuals allegedly offering “high-yield” investments without the necessary permit from the Securities […].....»»

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Surplus of pool greets Yeng

The next window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers is a good two months away but coach Yeng Guiao is already bracing for the tough task of choosing his roster from an even larger and stronger pool. Team Pilipinas’ training pool is expected to balloon to as large as a 20-man group with […].....»»

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La Salle pips NU; Adamson wins

Games Saturday (at the Araneta Coliseum) 2 p.m. UST vs. Adamson 4 p.m. NU vs. Ateneo Justine Baltazar delivered the go-ahead baskets as De La Salle University eked out a thrilling 80-76 win over National University in Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament on Wednesday at the Mall of […].....»»

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Declining ratings boosted with Emmys ‘moments’

The 70th Emmy Awards featured some old favorites back for more glory (Game of Thrones), some new entries in the television history books (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and an on-stage marriage proposal. Among the highlights that helped boost the show’s declining audience ratings was an incident that Emmys organizers did not expect: one of the […].....»»

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Trade war escalates further

BEIJING — The trade war between the United States and China escalated further Tuesday, with Beijing announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of US imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The increases are in response to the US announcing it will impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods starting next […].....»»

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DJs on the pressures of modern life

Listeners tune in to radio for their daily dose of positive vibes. Their days are made even better through good music and the bright personalities of Barangay LS 97.1 disc jocks. But just like everyone else, Papa Jepoy, Mama Belle, Papa Bol and Lady Gracia also take time to pause and relax when the workday […].....»»

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Test wines and spirits for free

Perfectly served is how premium brands such as Hennessy VS Cognac, Johnnie Walker Black, and Red Scotch Whisky, Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Fundador Double Light Brandy, as well as Carlo Rossi and Los Cardos wines are sampled for free at the Tasting Corner, a first-of-its-kind, wines-and-spirits appreciation experience, available in selected SM Markets from 18 […].....»»

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What’s your perfect pair?

Even the choice of coffee can show one’s uniqueness. Some want their coffee to be totally black, some with a generous serving of cream and sugar, some giving meticulous attention to the kind of coffee beans used in brewing, or either hot or iced. And that choice does not even end with coffee itself. The […].....»»

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Wasted landmark

Among the victims of the vicious winds from typhoon “Ompong” was a heritage house in the Spanish colonial town of Vigan in Ilocos Sur province......»»

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‘I am afraid to die’ — Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte has always had an image of being an outspoken, no-nonsense, tough leader, but he was honest enough to confess his sense of vulnerability when he admitted he is afraid of dying. Speaking before the troops of the Philippine Army’s (PA) 5th Infantry Division to confer the Medal of Valor award to wounded […].....»»

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UST bomb threat a hoax

The Manila Police District (MPD) yesterday completed a sweep of the University of Santo Tomas and declared a hoax a bomb threat received via text message by a first-year medical technology student. The bomb threat at UST came a day after classes were suspended in the Manila campus of Mapua University following a similar bomb […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Mar’s beta male moves

Mar Roxas posted an open letter to President Rodrigo Duterte on his Facebook page appearing to give advice on how to bring down the price of rice from P50 per kilo levels. Facebook friends who appear to be experts on rice prices applauded what they thought to be a gesture of concern from the failed […].....»»

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