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High court spokesperson told to quit

A CIVIL society group yesterday urged Supreme Court spokesperson Theodore Te to resign after he expressed dissent to the high court’s ruling on the quo warranto petition that ousted Ma. Lourdes Sereno as chief justice. Te posted his stand to his Twitter account “I Dissent” last May 11, the day….....»»

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Albayalde sacks La Union, Agoo top cops

THE May 12 assassination of ex-La Union (2nd District) Representative Eufranio Eriguel and two of his bodyguards caused the relief of the La Union Police Provincial Office director and the chief of the Agoo Municipal Police Station, the Journal Group learned yesterday. Senior Superintendent Henaro Sapiera was replaced as La….....»»

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Name-dropping ‘fixer’ denounced

MALACANANG yesterday accused the husband of a former daughter-in-law of President Rodrigo Duterte of using the name of the chief executive’s granddaughter in a case-fixing scheme. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque did not name the alleged fixer even as he appealed to the justices, judges and the general public not to….....»»

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Prepare for soaring crude prices, solon urges gov’t

SENATOR Sherwin Win Gatchalian yesterday urged the government to be prepared in the event that crude prices will reach the USD $100 per barrel threshold on the global market. “Filipinos are really starting to feel the negative effects of rapidly rising global oil prices. This should send a clear signal….....»»

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Oil firms make another bigtime price increase

MOTORISTS will be greeted this morning with another round of bigtime fuel price hikes as big and small oil firms will implement a second consecutive adjustment due to the increase in prices on the international petroleum market. Gasoline prices are up by P1.60 per liter, diesel by P1.15 per liter….....»»

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‘Whistleblower’ exec kicked out

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has fired Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino for having dealings with a sister of the chief executive, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement after Duterte said over the weekend that he would dismiss officials who would use him or his family for leverage.….....»»

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Senate leadership revamp welcomed

MALACAÑANG yesterday assured newly installed Senate President Vicente Sotto III of its cooperation even as it thanked the chamber’s outgoing leader, Aquilino Pimentel III, for shepherding key legislation during the first two years of the Duterte administration. Sotto assumed yesterday the country’s third highest government post after 15 senators signed….....»»

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House to ask Duterte to certify BBL bill

THE House of Representatives will request President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). In a press briefing, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he will talk to Duterte this week to discuss the rushing of the passage of the BBL. While the House leadership called for….....»»

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Resistance coalition names 6 senatorial bets

THE so-called Resistance coalition will field at least six candidates in the 2019 senatorial elections. Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, president of Partido Liberal, named opposition candidates in their list as re-electionist Sen. Bam Aquino, former Quezon Rep. Erin Tanada, FLAG chairman Chel Diokno, Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano, and former….....»»

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‘Quo Warranto’

In the radio program of Bel Cunanan and Cecile Alvarez, they guested Dean Nilo Divina of U.S.T. and former Dean Amado Valdez of U.E. I know both of them very well. Now U.S.T. Dean Nilo Divina was my PCSO General Manager when I was PCSO Chairman in 1994. I inherited….....»»

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‘Crypto’ currency group CONFAB in PH today

SUCCESSFUL cryptocurrency investors in the country is to hold today a convention in Tacloban City to showcase ‘success stories’ in the trading an investment of ‘bitcoin’ and other forms of ‘cryptocurrencies’ which recently became when a couple managed to skim some P900 million from investors. Expected to grace the occasion….....»»

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House okays 150 Judges-at-Large

THE House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to create 150 Judges-at-Large positions to address the shortage of magistrates in the country. House Bill (HB) No. 7309 will address the problem which has long been identified as one of the causes of congested or….....»»

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SC’s Te urged to resign

A civil society group yesterday urged Supreme Court (SC) spokesperson Theodore Te to resign after he expressed dissent to the high court’s ruling on the quo warranto petition that ousted Ma. Lourdes Sereno as chief justice. Te posted to his Twitter account “I Dissent” last May 11, the day the….....»»

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Hired guns, illicit affairs seen behind Cagayan priest’s murder

PROFESSIONAL hitmen acting on orders of a person who has an ax to grind against Fr. Mark Anthony Ventura and the latter’s alleged illicit affairs with some women are among the angles being pursued by the police who are investigating the assassination of the well-loved parish priest in Gattaran, Cagayan….....»»

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WUGC and Lubao on my mind

IT’S about time we give Lubao, Pampanga a big shoutout. Sitting pretty in the southwestern part of Pampanga, Lubao has earned the monicker as the “Cradle of Pampanga civilization” due to its rich historical landscapes and political vestiges. It is blessed with many unique features such as fertile greenfields, abundant….....»»

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Stage 2 to Navy’s Oranza

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya -- Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance skipper Ronald Oranza and his in-form teammates took full advantage of their familiarity of the challenging Stage 2 route as they stamped their class in the 2018 Le Tour de Filipinas under a bright Monday sunshine. Oranza, 26, attacked like a hungry cheetah….....»»

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QC, Taguig begin showdown

Game today: (Hagobonoy gym-Taguig) 7 p.m. -- Quezon City vs. Taguig TAKE your pick: Quezon City or.Taguig. North Division champion Quezon City and South Division titlist Taguig clash today in Game 1 of their best-of-three title showdown in the 2018 MMDA-Metro Manila Sportsfest 16 years old and under basketball tournament….....»»

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Asia big winner in FISU golfest

LUBAO, Pampanga -- The success of Asian countries in the 17th World University Golf Championship at the Pradera Verde Golf and Country Club augurs well for the development of golf in the country. Japan topped the men’s division while South Korea domimated the women's category in the 13-nation, four-day competition….....»»

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GenSan swimmers make waves in PNG; Cebu takes charge

CEBU City -- Nino Owen La Torre and Karen Mae Indaya of General Santos City made their presence felt in swimming, while Nino Surbam of Cebu did well in cycling in the 2018 Philippine National Games at the Cebu City Sports Complex here Monday. La Torre dominated the boys' 500-meter….....»»

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Curry sizzles as Warriors win

OAKLAND, United States -- Stephen Curry silenced his critics with a 35-point display as the Golden State Warriors thrashed the Houston Rockets 126-85 to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Western Conference finals on Sunday. Curry, targeted relentlessly by Houston as the Rockets levelled the series in game….....»»

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