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BOC destroys P75 million smuggled cigarettes

The Bureau of Customs in Northern Mindanao destroyed P75 million worth of smuggled cigarettes at a facility in Barangay Mantibugao in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon on Tuesday......»»

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4 dead in Masbate dynamite blast

Four persons, including a barangay captain, died while seven others were injured in a dynamite explosion in Balud, Masbate at around 12:55 p.m. on Tuesday......»»

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Intramuros closed to traffic for Advincula’s installation

Intramuros will be closed to motorists on June 24 to give way to the installation ceremony of Cardinal Jose Advincula as the 33rd archbishop of the Archdiocese of Manila......»»

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Comelec suspends voter registration in Makati

The voter registration in Barangay Rizal, Makati will be suspended tomorrow until Saturday amid the reported cases of COVID-19 in the area, the Commission on Elections announced yesterday......»»

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11 PhilHealth execs cleared of graft

The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the graft and administrative cases filed against 11 incumbent and former officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. in connection with the suspension, reassignment and dismissal of several PhilHealth employees from 2017 to 2019......»»

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Belmonte warns vaccine registration app developer

The Quezon City government yesterday warned the company that developed its online vaccine registration system to fix the technical glitches that prevented residents from signing up for COVID-19 vaccination or face charges......»»

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DOTr mulls increasing capacity in public transportation

The Department of Transportation is looking to gradually increase the passenger capacity in public transportation from the current 50 percent to ease the burden of commuters, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said yesterday......»»

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Eleazar sacks cop in recruitment racket

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar has dismissed from the service a police officer who was arrested twice for rigging the PNP’s recruitment process......»»

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Governors can decide quarantine status – DILG

Provincial governors can impose stricter quarantine measures in their areas, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government......»»

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No change in Baguio’s travel requirements

Travel requirements for visitors from Metro Manila and nearby provinces remain even as this city has reopened to essential travelers and tourists......»»

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DOT: Travel for tourists of all ages from NCR Plus to Boracay, other MGCQ areas still in effect

The Department of Tourism on Wednesday stressed that travel for leisure purposes for all ages from the National Capital Region Plus bubble to Boracay and other tourist destinations under modified general community quarantine has been extended until June 30......»»

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‘US values Philippines as equal partner in bilateral alliance’

The United States values the Philippines as an “equal” and sovereign partner, the US Department of Defense said in welcoming Manila’s decision to postpone termination of the Philippines-US Visiting Forces Agreement......»»

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DOLE offers incentives for vaccinated workers

To encourage more workers to get inoculated against COVID-19, the Department of Labor and Employment is giving out bicycles and other freebies to fully vaccinated employees under the so-called Baksikleta program......»»

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OCTA: Metro LGUs now at moderate risk

All areas in the National Capital Region are now considered at “moderate risk” for COVID-19 with the continued decline in new infections, the OCTA Research Group said yesterday......»»

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Facebook tags government media organizations as ‘state-controlled media’

Government media organizations are being labeled as “state-controlled media” on social media platforms Facebook and Instagram......»»

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Supreme Court junks Napoles plea for release

The appeal of convicted plunderer Janet Lim-Napoles to be granted bail, citing humanitarian reasons amid the pandemic, has been denied by the Supreme Court......»»

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‘No sticky fingers’ in vaccine purchase – senators

Senators have not seen any anomalies in the government’s disbursement of its P88.6-billion COVID-19 vaccine budget, but find the procurement of jabs as well as the pace of vaccination too slow to help the economy recover quickly......»»

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New batch of Sinovac COVID-19 jabs arrives in Philippines

The Cebu Pacific flight carrying 1.5 million vaccine doses arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport past 7 a.m., the National Task Force against COVID-19 said......»»

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Dad’s favorite spirits now appeal to influencers

Being a legacy brand means you have longevity the ability to reach out to new markets, generation after generation......»»

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Truffles all year round at Caruso

Caruso Ristorante Italiano in Makati City is one of my go-to Italian restaurants and I took one lunch there when restrictions were eased......»»

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