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Universities deny being communist recruitment havens

Four of the country’s most prestigious universities have issued a joint statement to belie a claim by Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict that Philippine universities are recruitment havens of the New People’s Army......»»

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Government, Metro Manila to enforce measures vs high prices

The government has vowed relief to the soaring prices of food products by imposing stricter measures on retailers and a possible 60-day price freeze on pork, chicken, fish and vegetables in Metro Manila......»»

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Duterte puts presidency on the line for Galvez

Once again, President Duterte is offering to give up the presidency – this time, in vouching for the integrity of vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. whom critics suspect of attempting to overprice COVID-19 shots being purchased by the government......»»

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Lorenzana to UP: Let’s work together

After abrogating last week the 32-year-old accord that bars the military and police from entering campuses without prior coordination with school officials, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is now asking the University of the Philippines (UP) to help him and the government put an end to the insurgency problem......»»

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DICT eyes speeding up fiber optic installation nationwide

After getting some traction on the country’s efforts at building more telecommunications towers to improve the quality and speed of connectivity in the country, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is now setting its sights on speeding up the process of issuing permits for fiber optic cables for telecommunications companies and internet connectivity......»»

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Ex-CEGP member’s remains found

The remains of an alleged member of the New People’s Army were recovered last Saturday by the military and police in Baggao, Cagayan after they received information from a tipster and former rebel, according to a news report posted yesterday on the Facebook page of the Cagayan Provincial Information Office......»»

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7 cited as outstanding young men, women of 2020

The Junior Chamber International Philippines, together with The Outstanding Young Men Foundation, the Gerry Roxas Foundation and Advantage Management Consulting Philippines Inc., have concluded the search for the outstanding young men and women of the Philippines for 2020......»»

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Manny Pacquiao vs Ryan Garcia in the works?

The 22-year-old Garcia recently expressed his desire to face Pacquiao shortly after his seventh-round technical knockout of Luke Campbell earlier this year......»»

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4th MPBL season tips off June 12

Sen. Manny Pacquiao, the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League CEO and founder, gave this assurance Saturday in a zoom meeting with the owners and representatives of the 31 teams which took part in the stalled Chooks-to-Go MPBL Lakan Cup......»»

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North Cotabato guv, church leader favor extension of BARMM transition

Catholic Church leader Cardinal Orlando Quevedo and North Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco favor an extension of the transition from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to the Bangsamoro self-governing entity......»»

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COVID-19 cases in the Philippines breach 513,000

(Updated) The Department of Health on Sunday afternoon reported 1,949 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, bringing the number of total cases to 513,619......»»

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No shoo-ins among PBA players in Gilas bubble

This comes after a successful outing from an all-cadet squad in the Bahrain bubble last November, where Gilas, led by collegiate stars like Juan Gomez de Liano and Dwight Ramos, hardly missed a beat in the international stage sans the professionals......»»

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Schools hit AFP s rehashed, unproven claim on ties with CPP-NPA

Universities rejected Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade's recent remarks, describing it as irresponsible and a mere rehash of what he had alleged in 2018, which had visibly failed to materialize......»»

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Local police station tags relief drives, rallying, sharing memes as terrorism

Over the coronavirus pandemic, the national police has used its social media channels to red-tag registered lawmakers without proof and support policies initiated by the Duterte administration. .....»»

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Children in MGCQ areas can only go out if accompanied by parents — IATF

Cabinet Secretary and IATF co-chairperson Karlo Nograles clarified that children cannot go out of their homes without the supervision of their parents. .....»»

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Philippines shouldn t be intimidated over Chinese law letting coast guard to fire on foreign ships — Pangilinan

"Indonesia and Vietnam refuse to be intimidated," Sen. Pangilinan said. "I adamantly refuse to believe that they are braver than we are, and I firmly believe that ours is not a nation of cowards.".....»»

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Class of his own

Of all the Filipino world boxing champions, Luisito Espinosa had the classic fighter’s physique......»»

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Grandelius marches on

Sweden’s Nil Grandelius drew with American Fabiano Caruana, and finished with four points to remain a half-point ahead after the sixth round of the Tata Steel Masters Festival at Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands......»»

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Gilas prepares for Ratliffe-led Koreans

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is moving forward in its bid to hold fort in next month’s FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers third window despite having only a few PBA players to reinforce the cadet-laden Gilas squad......»»

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