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Sereno told CA to defy House — Fernando

CHIEF Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno advised the Court of Appeals (CA) to defy the House of Representatives on the case of the Ilocos 6, CA Justice Remedios Salazar Fernando told the House committee on justice at yesterday’s hearing on the impeachment case of the top magistrate. According to Fernando, Sereno….....»»

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BSI: Bruins in twin kill

SACRED Heart Academy of Novaliches-B rode on the heroics of Matthew Orduna to subdue Covenant of Grace School, 49-48, in the centerpiece 13 years old and under encounter in the Milo Basic Sports Inc. invitational basksetball tournament at the SHAN covered courts over the weekend. Orduna, who was named ‘Best….....»»

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Senate panel subpoenas ex-Comelec chairman

THE Senate Committee on Banks, Financial Institutions and Currencies chaired by Sen. Chiz Escudero issued a subpoena to former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista after he failed yesterday to attend the panel hearing on possible violation of the anti-money laundering law. The subpoena, directed Bautista to appear on….....»»

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Senators won’t surrender to House

SENATORS rejected the deadline set by the House of Representatives for the Senate to join the House in a constituent assembly for the purpose of amending or revising the Constitution. Sen. Panfilo Lacson said pushing the Senate to submit to the will of the Lower Chamber is unconstitutional as he….....»»

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Cha-cha must allow DU30 exit — Roque

MALACAÑANG said Congress must craft transitory provisions in the new Constitution that will ensure an exit for President Rodrigo Duterte in 2022. “They better provide a provision that would mean the President will step down in 2022,” said Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque yesterday in his regular briefing. Earlier Duterte said….....»»

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The whole truth, please

“LET Napoles speak the whole truth in the pork barrel scam.” Malacañang said this yesterday as it clarified that it is not targeting Sen. Franklin Drilon to whom suspected pork queen Janet Lim-Napoles said she gave P5 million as campaign donation in the 2010 elections, or any one else from….....»»

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Asiad buildup starts

THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has started its earnest preparations for the Asian Games slated in Jakarta, Indonesia this August. ABAP Secretary-General Ed Picson said boxing president Ricky Vargas has given the go-signal for several teams to embark on tune-up tournaments and training camps in the….....»»

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Perpetual Help stays perfect

DEFENDING champion Arellano University hurdled its first major test of the season with a 22-25, 19-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-5 win over University of Perpetual Help System Dalta to move closer in clinching a semifinals berth in the NCAA women's volleyball tournament yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. After the….....»»

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VIJP, Cu2, Pioneers outplay rivals

VILLA Infant Jesus Pavilion brought down WWP-Barangay. Tañong, 112-109, in a tight and exciting battle in the 25 years old and under category in the 2018 Go Hard Basketball League-Kap.Tatang Basketball Invitationals at the Parang playground in Marikina last Jan.21. Alvin Capobres routed all guards thrown against him to score….....»»

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San Miguel guns for 5th win vs Globalport

Games today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:30 p.m. -- Meralco vs. Kia 7 p.m. -- Globalport vs. San Miguel IT seems Globalport is learning to live without top gun Terrence Romeo in the PBA Philippine Cup. The Batang Pier have been playing without Romeo who is still recovering from an injury….....»»

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LTFRB ready for transport strike

A LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) official yesterday assured that the agency is ready for the transport strike to be held today by the militant transport group Pinagkaisang Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON). LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada said they are not taking chances despite PISTON’s statement that….....»»

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2nd petition asks high court to stop TRAIN

A SECOND petition has been filed by a consumer advocacy group before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to halt the implementation of Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act. Laban Konsyumer Inc. and its president, former Trade Undersecretary Victor Dimagiba, said the petition specifically….....»»

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House okays ban on all forms of hazing

THE House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure that prohibits all forms of hazing. House Bill 6573 or the Anti-Hazing Act was supported by the 210 lawmakers, with no negative vote and abstention. The measure seeks to repeal Republic Act. 8049 which regulates hazing in….....»»

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New ‘Tokhang’ only at daytime –– ‘Bato’

THIS year’s reinvigorated Philippine National Police Oplan: Tokhang will be conducted during daytime only to ensure more transparency and prevent rogues from taking advantage of the dim light to harass or mulct targets, senior PNP officials announced on Monday. PNP chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa also said….....»»

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SC lifts TRO on car plates

THE Supreme Court yesterday lifted the restraining order it issued in 2016 stopping the release of 300,000 pairs of license plates for motor vehicles and 400,000 plates for motorcycles seized by the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and donated to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) last April. SC spokesman Theodore Te….....»»

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Thousands stranded, scores injured in snowbound Tokyo

TOKYO -- A rare heavy blanket of snow in Tokyo on Tuesday left thousands of travellers stranded and scores injured, as frozen conditions snarled public transport in the Japanese capital. Japan’s weather agency recorded as much as 23 centimetres (9.2 inches) of snow in some parts of Tokyo, the biggest….....»»

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Second ‘snatching’ of dissident bookseller in China sparks anger

HONG KONG -- Rights campaigners slammed as “appalling” Tuesday reports that dissident publisher Gui Minhai has been snatched again in mainland China, the latest person ensnared in Beijing’s crackdown on civil society. Civil rights have come under increasing pressure since President Xi Jinping took power in 2012, with widespread arrests….....»»

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Volcano eruption, avalanche at Japan ski resort kills one

TOKYO -- A Japanese soldier was killed on Tuesday after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, sparking an avalanche that left several injured and scores stranded up a mountain, officials said. Footage broadcast on Japanese television showed thick black smoke interspersed with falling rocks sliding down the….....»»

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US crisis over

WASHINGTON -- Congress put the US government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington. The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding, hours after Senate Democrats dropped their opposition to the….....»»

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Rockets overcome Heat; Kidd sacked

The results Milwaukee 109, Phoenix 105; New Orleans 132, Chicago 128; Dallas 98, Washington 75; Denver 104, Portland 101; Minnesota 126, LA Clippers 118 LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The Houston Rockets aren’t the type of team to rest on their laurels. Just two days after beating the reigning league champion….....»»

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