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Communists hit over accord copy release

MALACAÑANG yesterday slammed the Reds for their unilateral decision to release to the public the copy of the agreement on ending hostilities in preparation for the resumption of formal peace negotiations. The resumption of formal talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) was slated….....»»

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Ombudsman hopeful opposed

PRIESTS, nuns, and religious workers yesterday opposed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires’ bid to become the country’s next Ombudsman. In a six-page opposition letter to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), 18 Catholic priests, evangelical pastors, and theological teachers urged the JBC to disqualify Martires due to various issues….....»»

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DFA condoles with kin of 2 OFW ‘suicides’

THE Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday (DFA expressed its condolences to the families of two household service workers in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon who were reported to have taken their own lives last week. “We are deeply saddened by the news that two of our kababayan reportedly decided to take….....»»

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Let’s talk here, Du30 tells Reds

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte insists the peace talks with the Reds should be held here in the Philippines and not in a neutral country, even as Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison warned this could result in the end to the negotiations. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque….....»»

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Trump policy

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the “evil” separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice. The “zero-tolerance” border security….....»»

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Roque asks public not to be too harsh on presidential communications unit

MALACAÑANG yesterday asked for public understanding over the latest blunder committed by the government’s main communications unit. Netizens slammed the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) last week after the agency mistakenly referred to Norway as “Norwegia” in a Facebook post. The PCOO also drew flak after it called the late….....»»

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Priests can bear arms like all qualified Pinoys

ALBAYALDE: PRIESTS who feel their lives are under grave threat can be given license and permit to carry firearms outside of residence provided that they are qualified to handle a weapon and would not holster them like soldiers and policemen, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde maintained….....»»

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Justice chief allows Aussie nun to stay

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday reversed a Bureau of Immigration ruling forfeiting Australian nun Patricia Anne Fox’s missionary visa and ordering her to leave the country. Guevarra granted Fox’s appeal saying the forfeiture of her missionary visa “was done without basis.” In his resolution, Guevarra explained that while the country’s….....»»

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Taiwan to put up medical center in PH

THE Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare has announced that the government of Taiwan will soon establish one medical center in six countries, including the Philippines, as part of its medical cooperation and industrial development program under the New Southbound Policy. Taiwan’s Premier Lai Ching-te was quoted by Taiwan Today….....»»

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DENR eyes strengthened conservation of forests

ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday expressed optimism that the country’s forest conservation and sustainable management will be strengthened after the signing of a regional forest cooperation agreement. Cimatu was one of the signatories of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO), on behalf of the Philippine government, during….....»»

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House panel chair wants prompt OK of Dengvaxia fund aid

THE chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations yesterday underscored the immediate passage of the supplemental budget for the Dengvaxia aid after a new study by the New England Journal of Medicine affirming the ill-effects of the vaccine on certain children. “This study should prompt swift approval of the supplemental….....»»

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Kiko out to prove his worth on his own

KIKO Estrada is dead serious in his ambition to be recognized as a good actor rather than just as a rugged hunk. “Although I do pictorials and scenes showing me without any shirt on, my main concern is more about people recognizing me for my good acting,” he says. “And….....»»

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Jodi, Jolo hiwalay na naman

GAANO kaya katotoo ang balitang hiwalay na naman daw ngayon sina Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla at ang actress -entrepreneur na si Jodi Sta. Maria at winakasan ang kanilang walong taong relasyon bilang magkasintahan? Nag-ugat ang espekulasyon ng marami dahil sa cryptic messages ng actor-politician na si Jolo sa kanyang….....»»

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Some cops still sleeping on duty

DESPITE an order by Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde for his men to be on alert each time they are on duty, there are still some policemen who literally sleep on the job. This was discovered anew by National Capital Region Police Office director Chief Superintendent….....»»

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Fittingly, he’s still ‘Mr. Excitement’

THREE years ago, when was honored as one of the “30 Greatest Players of PBA team Alaska Milk, I wrote of Paul “Bong” Alvarez: “Whenever sportswriters gather late at night and the conversation turns, as it always will, to discussions of the “best PBA player I ever saw”, you can….....»»

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Cignal vows to defend PSL title

Games Saturday: (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. -- Opening ceremonies 4 p.m. -- Generika-Ayala vs. UA-UP 6 p.m. -- Foton vs. F2 Logistics CIGNAL vowed to go all out in its defense of the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference crown as the league’s second conference unwraps this Saturday….....»»

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Scorpions overcome Titans

Games Thursday: (Ynares Sports Arena) 1 p.m. -- Batangas vs. Che’Lu 3 p.m. -- Go for Gold vs. Marinerong Pilipino CENTRO Escolar University rediscovered its winning ways with a 96-85 dismantling of AMA Online University yesterday in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in PAsig With….....»»

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Kings get JC

IN a surprising turn of events, Barangay Ginebra acquired one of the most prolific shooters in the league, trading its first round draft pick in the PBA Rookie Draft with Phoenix’s Jeff Chan. This was confirmed by the PBA Commissioner’s Office yesterday as it approved the deal that sent the….....»»

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Mexico rocks

Switzerland holds Brazil to a draw MOSCOW (AFP) - Mexico stunned World Cup holder Germany on Sunday, inflicting a 1-0 defeat that throws the Germans’ title defense into disarray as Neymar’s Brazil stuttered to a draw against Switzerland. The outstanding Hirving Lozano smashed home the Mexican winner in the 35th….....»»

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Unauthorized use of Lim’s name hit

FORMER Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim yesterday chided the unauthorized use of his name for purposes of waging a smear campaign against political figures in Manila and making him appear in a bad light. Lim said that in his entire political career, black propaganda has never been his style and….....»»

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