Guiding force for good : World mourns loss of Kofi Annan

GENEVA, Switzerland (3rd UPDATE) – There was an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world on Saturday, August 18, after the death of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan . Here are some of the tributes: United Nations Current UN chief Antonio Guterres described Annan as "a ........»»

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Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS – Israel has rejected a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlining options for strengthening the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories. Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon said in a statement late Friday, August 17, that "the only protection the Palestinian people need is from their own leadership." The 14-page ........»»

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UN chief proposes options to protect Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday, August 17 presented 4 options aimed at boosting the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories, from sending UN rights monitors and unarmed observers to deploying a military or police force under UN mandate. The proposals were contained in a ........»»

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Jose Calida no sacred cow — Trillanes

Even if he ran to the Supreme Court for an injunction, Solicitor General Jose Calida is not immune from legislative inquiries, opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said yesterday......»»

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Senate presses Calida probe

DESPITE Solicitor General Jose Calida’s petition filed at the Supreme Court, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Koko Pimentel yesterday said that the investigation of Calida over the P261 million government contract with his security firm will start as scheduled. Pimentel said that until the SC releases a temporary restraining order….....»»

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Trillanes: Investigation into Calida, security agency will continue

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday said that an investigation into Solicitor General Jose Calida’s stock ownership in a security agency with several contracts with government agencies will continue......»»

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HOAX: Trillanes positive in Sotto’s surprise drug test in Senate

Claim: Senator Antonio Trillanes IV supposedly tested positive in the surprise mandatory drug test in the Senate led by Senate President Vicente Sotto III on July 30. The blog in its July 30 post ran the headline, “Trillanes positive sa random drug test ni Sotto sa Senado!” .....»»

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Calida hit for SC petition to stop Senate probe on P150-M govt security contracts

SOLICITOR General Jose Calida does not have immunity from legislative inquiry, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said on Friday. The senator was reacting to a petition Calida and his family filed before the Supreme Court to stop the Senate from investigating the contracts that their family-owned security agency sealed with the government. “Let me remind Mr. Calida that [...] The post Calida hit for SC petition to stop Senate probe on P150-M govt security contracts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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VP must take over if President resigns -- Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio

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Trillanes dares Duterte, family: Take drug test

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday challenged President Duterte and the members of his family to take a drug test just to prove that they are not taking any illegal drug......»»

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Capiz hosts Regional Development Plan roadshow

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Aug. 16 (PIA) - Capiz was the host of another leg of the 2017-2022 Western Visayas Regional Development Plan (WVRDP) Road Show. In the message of Capiz Governor Antonio Del Rosario.....»»

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Trillanes scored over drug test dare

MALACAÑANG yesterday slammed Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for daring President Rodrigo Duterte and his family to undergo drug tests.Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte will not take orders from anyone and he may take the drug test if he wants to.“Hindi ko po alam kung ano dapat ang response diyan….....»»

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Trillanes negative for illegal drugs, dares Dutertes to take test

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV tested negative for illegal drugs, based on the results of the mandatory drug test conducted in the Senate in July. Trillanes posted a photo of the results on his Twitter account on Thursday, August 16, and again challenged President Rodrigo Duterte and ........»»

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Two minorities in House oppose reenacted budget for 2019

Factions of the House of Representatives' minority floor may have been in constant clash, but both were not keen on the idea of a reenacted budget, in the midst the gridlock between the executive and legislative branches of the government. During separate briefings on Wednesday, Minority Floor Leader Danilo Suarez and ACT Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio, a member of the so-called "Genuine Minority," said no to reenacting the proposed budget for 2019. "Parang dj vu, dahil alam naman natin, noong pangulo si kasalukuyang Speaker Gloria (Macapagal-Arroyo), iyon po ang isang feature ng kanyang presidency," Tinio said. [It's like dj vu, because we all know that was the feature of the pres...Keep on reading: Two minorities in House oppose reenacted budget for 2019.....»»

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Dumaguete City Cited Best PH Place to Retire

Negros Oriental Aug 10 (PIA)–In recognition as the best place to retire in the Philippines, the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA) has presented a plaque of appreciation to Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo for Dumaguete City being named as Retirement Area Deemed as Retiree-Friendly (RADAR) for 2018. PRA Marketing Head Mervin Magbuhat cited Dumaguete City as the […].....»»

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Makabayan bloc wants overhaul of 2019 proposed budget

Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc on Wednesday called for an overhaul of the proposed 2019 national budget, which they rejected over apparent cuts on funds for social services. "We reject the budget that was submitted by the President to this house," ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio said during a press briefing. "We call for an overhaul, and for an increase in the specific sectors and departments," he added. According to Tinio, their decision was based on cuts on government's budget for education, health, and housing. "We reject it because of the huge cuts in basic social services, sa education, health, housing, at iba pa, sa kawalan ng disenteng sweldo para sa k...Keep on reading: Makabayan bloc wants overhaul of 2019 proposed budget.....»»

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Trillanes vows to pursue plunder raps vs. Tulfos, DOT, PTV4 officials

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday that he will still be filing plunder charges against former Tourism secretary Wanda Teo, her brothers Ben and Erwin, and Tourism and PTV4 officials.   Source link link: Trillanes vows to pursue plunder raps vs. Tulfos, DOT, PTV4 officials.....»»

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Lawmakers want probe on DepEd s Results-Based Performance Management System

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are seeking a probe into the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Results-Based Performance Management System (RPMS). In a statement on Tuesday, August 14, ACT Teachers Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro called on the House to investigate the matter as they claimed the ........»»

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Face off in the senate

SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday faced off with the controversial former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo and her siblings, Bitag Multimedia owner Mr. Ben Tulfo and brother Erwin Tulfo, during the Senate Blue Ribbon hearing chaired by Senator Richard Gordon. A verbal tussle ensued during the hearing when the Tulfo siblings….....»»

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Tagle, Villegas seek aid for monsoon flood victims

MANILA, Philippines – Two prominent leaders of the Catholic Church appealed for prayers and donations for flood victims in Metro Manila, Pangasinan, and other parts of Luzon, as thousands of Filipinos suffer the effects of nonstop monsoon rain. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop ........»»

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