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Punish web giants who host child sex abuse --UK watchdog

Punishing web giants for failing to remove child sex abuse and other illegal content should spur firms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter to tackle online exploitation of children more aggressively, anti-trafficking experts said on Wednesday.
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Punish web giants who host child sex abuse --UK watchdog

Punishing web giants for failing to remove child sex abuse and other illegal content should spur firms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter to tackle online exploitation of children more aggressively, anti-trafficking experts said on Wednesday.

Chinese, South Korean leaders meet hoping to smooth tensions

South Korean President Moon Jae-In will hold talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing on Thursday, seeking to repair a relationship strained over Seoul hosting a US missile system.
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Chinese, South Korean leaders meet hoping to smooth tensions

South Korean President Moon Jae-In will hold talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing on Thursday, seeking to repair a relationship strained over Seoul hosting a US missile system.

Peru prosecutor probing alleged abuse seeks to jail Catholic society founder

A public prosecutor in Peru is seeking the pre-trial detention of Luis Figari, founder of an elite Catholic society who is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group, the attorney for the victims of the alleged abuse t
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Peru prosecutor probing alleged abuse seeks to jail Catholic society founder

A public prosecutor in Peru is seeking the pre-trial detention of Luis Figari, founder of an elite Catholic society who is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group, the attorney for the victims of the alleged abuse told Reuters on Wednesday.

Nearly 200 nations promise to stop ocean plastic waste

Nearly 200 countries signed a U.N. resolution in Nairobi on Wednesday to eliminate plastic pollution in the sea, a move some delegates hoped would pave the way to a legally binding treaty.
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Nearly 200 nations promise to stop ocean plastic waste

Nearly 200 countries signed a U.N. resolution in Nairobi on Wednesday to eliminate plastic pollution in the sea, a move some delegates hoped would pave the way to a legally binding treaty.

Camarines Sur prepares for Urduja

Floods and water levels have risen in some areas of Camarines Sur on Wednesday as Tropical Depression Urduja was on its way to make landfall over Eastern Visayas, Bam Alegre reported on GMA News TV program «State of the Nation with Jessica Soho.»
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Camarines Sur prepares for Urduja

Floods and water levels have risen in some areas of Camarines Sur on Wednesday as Tropical Depression Urduja was on its way to make landfall over Eastern Visayas, Bam Alegre reported on GMA News TV program «State of the Nation with Jessica Soho.»

Sundalo at anak niyang nambugbog ng batang nangangaroling, arestado

Piitan ang bagsak ngayon ng isang sundalo at kaniyang anak na lalaki matapos silang magwala sa gitna ng kalsada sa Davao City, kung saan nanutok pa sila ng guwardiya.
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Sundalo at anak niyang nambugbog ng batang nangangaroling, arestado

Piitan ang bagsak ngayon ng isang sundalo at kaniyang anak na lalaki matapos silang magwala sa gitna ng kalsada sa Davao City, kung saan nanutok pa sila ng guwardiya.

Senate OKs pay increase of military and uniformed personnel

The Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading a joint resolution increasing the pay of military and other uniformed personnel (MUP) in government.
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Senate OKs pay increase of military and uniformed personnel

The Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading a joint resolution increasing the pay of military and other uniformed personnel (MUP) in government.

Democrat Jones wins US Senate seat in Alabama in blow to Trump

Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race defined by sexual misconduct accusations against Republican candidate Roy Moore.
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Democrat Jones wins US Senate seat in Alabama in blow to Trump

Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race defined by sexual misconduct accusations against Republican candidate Roy Moore.

LTO traces Timog drift car to TNVS driver in Caloocan

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has traced the black compact car that figured in the drifting incident on Tomas Morato Avenue to a TNVS driver in Caloocan City.
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LTO traces Timog drift car to TNVS driver in Caloocan

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has traced the black compact car that figured in the drifting incident on Tomas Morato Avenue to a TNVS driver in Caloocan City.

Discreet drug peddling in Tondo caught on CCTV, suspects nabbed

Manila police arrested a suspected drug peddler and an alleged drug addict after CCTV footage caught their street-level drug transaction in Tondo, Manila.
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Discreet drug peddling in Tondo caught on CCTV, suspects nabbed

Manila police arrested a suspected drug peddler and an alleged drug addict after CCTV footage caught their street-level drug transaction in Tondo, Manila.

Opposition solons insist on Mindanao martial law’s lack of basis

Opposition lawmakers insisted that the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao should never be further extended, pointing out its lack of basis and its questionable constitutionality.
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Opposition solons insist on Mindanao martial law’s lack of basis

Opposition lawmakers insisted that the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao should never be further extended, pointing out its lack of basis and its questionable constitutionality.

Babaeng tulak daw huling nagsiksik ng shabu sa underwear; partner nito arestado rin

Arestado ang isang mag-live in partner matapos makuha sa kanila ang isang sachet ng hinihinalang shabu sa Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon City Martes ng gabi. Ayon sa mga pulis, tulak daw ng droga ang mga suspek.
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Babaeng tulak daw huling nagsiksik ng shabu sa underwear; partner nito arestado rin

Arestado ang isang mag-live in partner matapos makuha sa kanila ang isang sachet ng hinihinalang shabu sa Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon City Martes ng gabi. Ayon sa mga pulis, tulak daw ng droga ang mga suspek.

Sanofi exec willing to go to jail if irregularities in Dengvaxia purchase emerge

A top official of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur is willing to go to jail in the Philippines should irregularities emerge in the probe into the purchase of Dengvaxia by the government.
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Sanofi exec willing to go to jail if irregularities in Dengvaxia purchase emerge

A top official of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur is willing to go to jail in the Philippines should irregularities emerge in the probe into the purchase of Dengvaxia by the government.

Duterte on nationwide martial law: Depends on the enemies of the state

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that expanding the scope of martial law would be up to the «enemies of the state.»
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Duterte on nationwide martial law: Depends on the enemies of the state

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that expanding the scope of martial law would be up to the «enemies of the state.»

‘Miscommunication’ over Sanofi definition of severe dengue blamed for panic over Dengvaxia --experts

Infectious disease specialists blamed «miscommunication» for the widespread panic over the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia by vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur.
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‘Miscommunication’ over Sanofi definition of severe dengue blamed for panic over Dengvaxia --experts

Infectious disease specialists blamed «miscommunication» for the widespread panic over the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia by vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur.

Gordon, sinabing hindi raw nakinig ang gobyerno sa mga scientist na nagbabala sa Dengvaxia

Sinabi ni Senate blue ribbon committee chairman Richard Gordon na hindi raw pinakinggan ng gobyerno ang mga siyentipikong nagsasabing hindi pa ganap ang Dengvaxia para gamitin pangbakuna, dahilan para mapagastos ang Pilipinas.
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Gordon, sinabing hindi raw nakinig ang gobyerno sa mga scientist na nagbabala sa Dengvaxia

Sinabi ni Senate blue ribbon committee chairman Richard Gordon na hindi raw pinakinggan ng gobyerno ang mga siyentipikong nagsasabing hindi pa ganap ang Dengvaxia para gamitin pangbakuna, dahilan para mapagastos ang Pilipinas.

VACC submits impeachment complaint vs. Morales, yet to get solon’s endorsement

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) on Wednesday filed an impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales before the House of Representatives for alleged neglect of duty, selective justice, and bias in favor of former President
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VACC submits impeachment complaint vs. Morales, yet to get solon’s endorsement

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) on Wednesday filed an impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales before the House of Representatives for alleged neglect of duty, selective justice, and bias in favor of former President Benigno Aquino III.

Duterte says he will use attack helicopters on communist rebels

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that he would use attack helicopters against terrorists, including communist rebels.
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Duterte says he will use attack helicopters on communist rebels

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that he would use attack helicopters against terrorists, including communist rebels.

Bato as next BuCor chief a good choice, senators say

Several senators on Wednesday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement that he will appoint Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa to head the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).   
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Bato as next BuCor chief a good choice, senators say

Several senators on Wednesday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement that he will appoint Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa to head the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).   

Duterte thanks Congress for 1-year extension of Mindanao martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday thanked Congress after it approved his request to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2018.
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Duterte thanks Congress for 1-year extension of Mindanao martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday thanked Congress after it approved his request to extend martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2018.

Security officials welcome Mindanao martial law extension

The country’s security officials welcomed Wednesday the decision of Congress to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao for one year.
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Security officials welcome Mindanao martial law extension

The country’s security officials welcomed Wednesday the decision of Congress to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao for one year.

Duque decries Sanofi for trying to ‘water down’ public uproar over Dengvaxia advisory

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday decried Sanofi Pasteur for trying to “water down” the impact of its advisory on the health risks using the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
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Duque decries Sanofi for trying to ‘water down’ public uproar over Dengvaxia advisory

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday decried Sanofi Pasteur for trying to “water down” the impact of its advisory on the health risks using the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

578 earthquakes in 24 hours recorded in Mt. Kanlaon --PHIVOLCS

State volcanologists continue to closely monitor Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island as it registered 578 volcanic earthquakes in the last 24 hours.
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578 earthquakes in 24 hours recorded in Mt. Kanlaon --PHIVOLCS

State volcanologists continue to closely monitor Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island as it registered 578 volcanic earthquakes in the last 24 hours.

Bayan ng Tigaon sa CamSur binabaha dahil sa tuluy-tuloy na ulan

Dahil sa mahigit tatlong araw nang tuluy-tuloy na pag-ulan ng malalakas, tuluyan nang lumubog sa baha ang spillway sa isang barangay sa bayan ng Tigaon sa Camarines Sur.
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Bayan ng Tigaon sa CamSur binabaha dahil sa tuluy-tuloy na ulan

Dahil sa mahigit tatlong araw nang tuluy-tuloy na pag-ulan ng malalakas, tuluyan nang lumubog sa baha ang spillway sa isang barangay sa bayan ng Tigaon sa Camarines Sur.

Surigao Del Norte mayor ordered suspended over cockfights

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the one-month suspension of Mayor Ramon Mondano of Mainit, Surigao del Norte after finding him guilty of simple neglect of duty for allegedly allowing cockfights without barangay clearance.
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Surigao Del Norte mayor ordered suspended over cockfights

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the one-month suspension of Mayor Ramon Mondano of Mainit, Surigao del Norte after finding him guilty of simple neglect of duty for allegedly allowing cockfights without barangay clearance.

Dela Rosa on BuCor post: Who am I to refuse Duterte?

«Who am I to refuse the President? He is my boss ever since and he will be my boss forever. So hindi ako pwede na aayaw sa pagtatrabaho niya sa akin,» Dela Rosa said.
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Dela Rosa on BuCor post: Who am I to refuse Duterte?

«Who am I to refuse the President? He is my boss ever since and he will be my boss forever. So hindi ako pwede na aayaw sa pagtatrabaho niya sa akin,» Dela Rosa said.

De Lima seeks Senate probe on alleged summary slays of 17 women rights defenders under Duterte admin

Senator Leila de Lima has filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the deaths of 17 women activists who were allegedly summarily killed under the Duterte administration.
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De Lima seeks Senate probe on alleged summary slays of 17 women rights defenders under Duterte admin

Senator Leila de Lima has filed a resolution seeking an investigation into the deaths of 17 women activists who were allegedly summarily killed under the Duterte administration.

Suspected bomber shot by gov’t intel operatives in Sultan Kudarat

A suspected bomber was gunned down by police and military operatives at the boundary of Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday.
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Suspected bomber shot by gov’t intel operatives in Sultan Kudarat

A suspected bomber was gunned down by police and military operatives at the boundary of Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat on Wednesday.

Colmenares claims Duterte seeks nationwide implementation in extending Mindanao martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte’s “hidden agenda” in asking Congress to extend by one more year the martial law in Mindanao is to acquire “additional powers” for an eventual nationwide implementation, former lawmaker Neri Colmenares said Wednesday.
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Colmenares claims Duterte seeks nationwide implementation in extending Mindanao martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte’s “hidden agenda” in asking Congress to extend by one more year the martial law in Mindanao is to acquire “additional powers” for an eventual nationwide implementation, former lawmaker Neri Colmenares said Wednesday.

Immigration bureau set to deport British child sex offender

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is set to deport a British man convicted by a court in the United Kingdom of attempting to meet and have sex with a girl in 2015.  
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Immigration bureau set to deport British child sex offender

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is set to deport a British man convicted by a court in the United Kingdom of attempting to meet and have sex with a girl in 2015.  

Senate votes 14-4 approving Mindanao martial law extension for one year

The Senate on Wednesday voted 14-4 approving President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao for one year or until December 2018.
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Senate votes 14-4 approving Mindanao martial law extension for one year

The Senate on Wednesday voted 14-4 approving President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao for one year or until December 2018.

Tausug solon Shernee Abubakar Tan reiterates call to expand martial law to Luzon, Visayas

A party-list lawmaker on Wednesday reiterated her call to Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao to Luzon and the Visayas.  
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Tausug solon Shernee Abubakar Tan reiterates call to expand martial law to Luzon, Visayas

A party-list lawmaker on Wednesday reiterated her call to Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao to Luzon and the Visayas.