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Belmonte files libel case vs Morato, tabloid execs

Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday filed a libel complaint against former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office chairman Manuel "Manoling" Morato and 10 others over the publication of an article accusing her of graft......»»

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Andanar: PCOO Officials Sent to Europe, Part of NTF to End Communist Armed Conflict

Communications Secretary Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar stressed that officials of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) sent to Europe are part of the government’s official delegation to clarify the issue on “involuntary disappearances,” anti-communist terrorist groups, among others. In a statement issued Monday (Feb. 18), he clarified, PCOO, being a committee member of the […].....»»

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DOH Region 7 in ‘Code White’ Amid Measles Outbreak

Central Visayas is now in ‘code white’ after Department of Health (DOH) 7 ordered all health facilities to address the measles outbreak in the region. Under ‘code white’ status, hospitals, clinics and other health facilities are ready to accommodate and prioritize measles patients. In a report from Philippine Information Agency, Dr. Shelbey Blanco of DOH […].....»»

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Rescued Zamboanga Trafficking Victims Had ‘No Idea Where They Were Going’

The 48 would-be victims of human trafficking rescued here last week (February 11) composed of men, women and two boys were promised jobs in skilled labor, but they had no idea where they were going to work. Ivan Salvador, chief of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) – 9 Social Marketing Unit, said […].....»»

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Stronger Growth for PH in 2019: AMRO

The Philippine economy is expected to grow even stronger this year, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) indicated in its report on Monday. In its 2018 Annual Consultation Report on the Philippines, it projected that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) will rise to 6.4 percent, higher that the 6.2 percent economic expansion in 2018. […].....»»

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DOH Assures Enough Measles Vaccine for Central Visayas

The top official of the Department of Health (DOH) in Region 7 (Central Visayas) assured that the agency has enough supply of measles and rubella vaccines to cover the need of the entire region. DOH-7 launched on Monday an intensified “sitio level” information drive as reinforcement to President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign that came out on […].....»»

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DOJ urged to act on murder raps vs. PNP men in lawyer’s death

A FORMER Cebu City councilor asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday to charge policemen implicated in the killing of […].....»»

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Stronger growth for PH in 2019: AMRO

THE PHILIPPINE economy is expected to grow even stronger this year, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) indicated in its […].....»»

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Boracay closure constitutional – SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed the filed by island workers against its six-month shutdown, saying that the closure — which ended in October — “did not pose an actual impairment of the right to travel.” In a statement by SC Public Information Office chief Brian Keith Hosaka, the high court said that the […].....»»

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Alita defeats rivals in North American box office

LOS ANGELES, USA – Fox's new sci-fi spectacle Alita: Battle Angel is dominating North American box offices with an estimated $33 million take this 4-day holiday weekend, industry trackers said Sunday, February 17. The film, with Rosa Salazar voicing Alita, a cyborg almost more human than machine, ........»»

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QC launches NCR’s first pre-employment financial aid program

The following is a press release from the Quezon City Public Affairs Department. Quezon City residents seeking employment are now eligible for city government grants to help them accomplish requirements needed by prospective employers. The Quezon City Public Employment Service Office (QC-PESO) announced its recent launch of the first pre-employment financial ........»»

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NBI to probe conduct of its operatives in Ressa’s arrest

MANILA, Philippines --- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said on Tuesday it will investigate the conduct of some of its personnel during the arrest of Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa in the online news website's office in Pasig City. In a memorandum dated February 18, 2019, NBI Director Dante Gierran informed Justice Undersecretary Adrian Sugay that the Internal Affairs Division was directed to look into the conduct of certain NBI operatives when the arrest warrant was served last February 13. READ: Rappler's Maria Ressa arrested for cyberlibel "Rest assured that we will take this matter with utmost objectivity and fairness," Gierran said. Ressa was arre...Keep on reading: NBI to probe conduct of its operatives in Ressa’s arrest.....»»

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Rice tariffication to start March 3 – NFA Council

The newly-signed Rice Tariffication Act will take effect March 3, the Finance department announced on Monday, with duties replacing quantitative restrictions that had limited imports of the staple. The National…READ The post Rice tariffication to start March 3 – NFA Council appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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DOT unveils refreshed Its More Fun in the Philippines campaign - ABS-CBN News

DOT unveils refreshed 'It's More Fun in the Philippines' campaign ABS-CBN News The Department of Tourism on Monday unveiled the refreshed version of its signature campaign It's More F.....»»

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European bank eyes presence in Philippines - Philstar.com

European bank eyes presence in Philippines Philippine Star Another foreign bank, this time from Europe, has expressed interest in establishing a presence in the Philippines, a top official from the B.....»»

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Suspected Pawnee County rapist captured in Philippines, DOJ says

DOJ: Suspected Pawnee County rapist captured in Philippines kjrh.com The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday a fugitive from Oklahoma has been captured in the Philippines. Adrian Dean E.....»»

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Iloilo is ‘shabulized’ no more – PNP

MORE than two years later and with numerous drug personalities either apprehended or killed in the government’s war against illegal drugs, the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 declared that Iloilo has come a long way after being tagged as “most shabulized” by no less than Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, PRO-6 director, said that […] The post Iloilo is ‘shabulized’ no more – PNP appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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DBM okays P16-M Iloilo City Green Pathway

THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Central Office has approved the application of Iloilo City Government for the construction of pathway that will conform with the Central Business District (CBD) initiative. Assistant City Planning and Development Officer Arch. Dolly Ann Zoluaga said the project will cost P16.5 million. “We are developing since 2014 the […] The post DBM okays P16-M Iloilo City Green Pathway appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Megaworld exec assures ongoing works at township

BACOLOD City – Megaworld Senior Assistant Vice President and Head of the Public Relations and Media Affairs Harold Brian Geronimo on Feb 18, 2019 appealed to Bacoleños to be patient as he assured that land development works at the Upper East Township here is ongoing. Geronimo made the appeal during the launching of the 14-storey […] The post Megaworld exec assures ongoing works at township appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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South Cotabato’s HIV/AIDS program may get WHO recognition

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 February) – The World Health Organization (WHO) is eyeing South Cotabato province’s initiatives on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) as model for local government interventions. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office, said Monday a team from the WHO visited the province […].....»»

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