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Duterte to ex-NPA rebels: Stay with AFP, be CAFGUs

"I suggest that you stay with the Armed Forces and be a CAFGU. You should be given that first so that you can go back to your hometown. You can’t go back to the mountains anymore unless you kill them all,” Duterte told former NPA rebels in Malacañang in
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Duterte to ex-NPA rebels: Stay with AFP, be CAFGUs

"I suggest that you stay with the Armed Forces and be a CAFGU. You should be given that first so that you can go back to your hometown. You can’t go back to the mountains anymore unless you kill them all,” Duterte told former NPA rebels in Malacañang in his speech mostly in Cebuano.

Lalaki, patay sa pamamaril ng mga salaring nagpanggap na bibili ng pato

Labis ang pagdadalamhati ng isang ina matapos niyang masaksihan ang pagbaril at pagpatay sa kaniyang anak ng mga salarin na nagpanggap na bibili ng pato sa Binmaley, Pangasinan.
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Lalaki, patay sa pamamaril ng mga salaring nagpanggap na bibili ng pato

Labis ang pagdadalamhati ng isang ina matapos niyang masaksihan ang pagbaril at pagpatay sa kaniyang anak ng mga salarin na nagpanggap na bibili ng pato sa Binmaley, Pangasinan.

Southern Leyte governor, inakusahan ng panghahalay ng isang menor de edad

Nahaharap ngayon sa reklamong panghahalay ang gobernador ng Southern Leyte na inihain ng isang dalagita. Nangyari raw ang krimen noong 2016 sa loob ng isang SUV.
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Southern Leyte governor, inakusahan ng panghahalay ng isang menor de edad

Nahaharap ngayon sa reklamong panghahalay ang gobernador ng Southern Leyte na inihain ng isang dalagita. Nangyari raw ang krimen noong 2016 sa loob ng isang SUV.

Ex-Palace reporter finds media suppression worse under Duterte than under Marcos

«Mas matindi itong ginagawa ni Duterte dahil si Marcos naman... hindi siya lantarang gumagamit ng daan laban sa mga... media para i-suppress ang freedom of the press,» Malay said in phone interview.
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Ex-Palace reporter finds media suppression worse under Duterte than under Marcos

«Mas matindi itong ginagawa ni Duterte dahil si Marcos naman... hindi siya lantarang gumagamit ng daan laban sa mga... media para i-suppress ang freedom of the press,» Malay said in phone interview.

FOCAP: Members can cover Duterte's daily activities

Members of a group of foreign media outlets condemned the ban imposed on Rappler journalists as they underscored that their members are accredited to cover the daily activities of President Rodrigo Duterte.
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FOCAP: Members can cover Duterte's daily activities

Members of a group of foreign media outlets condemned the ban imposed on Rappler journalists as they underscored that their members are accredited to cover the daily activities of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Parents express concern over Grade 1 cut-off age

Some parents on Wednesday expressed concern that their children, who already finished Kindergarten, would not be allowed to enroll in Grade 1 following the cut-off age imposed by the Department of Education (Deped).
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Parents express concern over Grade 1 cut-off age

Some parents on Wednesday expressed concern that their children, who already finished Kindergarten, would not be allowed to enroll in Grade 1 following the cut-off age imposed by the Department of Education (Deped).

Resort owner in Boracay gargles ocean water to prove its cleanliness

A resort owner in Boracay gargled the water he swam in to prove to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that beaches surrounding the tourist destination remain safe for swimming.
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Resort owner in Boracay gargles ocean water to prove its cleanliness

A resort owner in Boracay gargled the water he swam in to prove to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that beaches surrounding the tourist destination remain safe for swimming.

Sandiganbayan orders arrest of Davao del Norte solon Floirendo

The Sandiganbayan on Wednesday morning ordered the arrest of Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr. for the graft case filed against him by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.
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Sandiganbayan orders arrest of Davao del Norte solon Floirendo

The Sandiganbayan on Wednesday morning ordered the arrest of Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr. for the graft case filed against him by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

3 ex-BIR employees, ‘lawyer’ caught having shabu session in QC home

Three former employees of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and another man who claimed to be a lawyer were arrested for allegedly being caught in a shabu session in Quezon City, early Wednesday.
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3 ex-BIR employees, ‘lawyer’ caught having shabu session in QC home

Three former employees of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and another man who claimed to be a lawyer were arrested for allegedly being caught in a shabu session in Quezon City, early Wednesday.

Vatican special envoy hears sex abuse victim testimony in Chile

The Vatican's top sexual abuse investigator said he had started taking testimony on Tuesday from victims in the Chilean capital, where he is looking into accusations that a bishop appointed by Pope Francis covered up crimes against minors.
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Vatican special envoy hears sex abuse victim testimony in Chile

The Vatican's top sexual abuse investigator said he had started taking testimony on Tuesday from victims in the Chilean capital, where he is looking into accusations that a bishop appointed by Pope Francis covered up crimes against minors.

Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency by 30 days

Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency sought by President Abdulla Yameen who cited an ongoing national security threat and constitutional crisis.
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Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency by 30 days

Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency sought by President Abdulla Yameen who cited an ongoing national security threat and constitutional crisis.

DOT Western Visayas optimistic to hit 6.1M tourist arrival target despite Boracay woes

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas is optimistic it would reach its tourist arrival target of 6.1 million this year despite pressing environmental preservation concerns hounding Boracay Island in Aklan, the region’s top tourist destination.
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DOT Western Visayas optimistic to hit 6.1M tourist arrival target despite Boracay woes

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas is optimistic it would reach its tourist arrival target of 6.1 million this year despite pressing environmental preservation concerns hounding Boracay Island in Aklan, the region’s top tourist destination.

More than 100 passengers unloaded as LRT1 train encounters problem

At least 100 passengers were unloaded from the Light Rail Transit-1 after one of the trains had a problem on Tuesday morning.
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More than 100 passengers unloaded as LRT1 train encounters problem

At least 100 passengers were unloaded from the Light Rail Transit-1 after one of the trains had a problem on Tuesday morning.

Alejano insists 'somebody important' ordered Bong Go to intervene in Navy frigate deal

An opposition congressman on Tuesday said «somebody important» ordered Special Assistant to the President Christopher «Bong» Go to intervene in the P15.7-billion frigate acquisition project of the Philippine Navy.
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Alejano insists 'somebody important' ordered Bong Go to intervene in Navy frigate deal

An opposition congressman on Tuesday said «somebody important» ordered Special Assistant to the President Christopher «Bong» Go to intervene in the P15.7-billion frigate acquisition project of the Philippine Navy.

Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits

Air New Zealand on Tuesday cancelled all flights in and out of New Zealand's capital, Wellington as the remnants of tropical cyclone Gita pummelled the country.
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Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits

Air New Zealand on Tuesday cancelled all flights in and out of New Zealand's capital, Wellington as the remnants of tropical cyclone Gita pummelled the country.

Senate OKs Lifetime Cellphone Number bill

Voting 20-0, the Senate approved on third and final reading Monday a bill seeking to allow consumers to keep their cellphone numbers for life, even if they changed service providers or subscription plans.
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Senate OKs Lifetime Cellphone Number bill

Voting 20-0, the Senate approved on third and final reading Monday a bill seeking to allow consumers to keep their cellphone numbers for life, even if they changed service providers or subscription plans.

Dating OFW, umasenso ang buhay dahil sa mga latang alkansiya

Sa pamamagitan ng mga alkansiyang lata, nagbago ang buhay ni Hidie Pinlac. Nabayaran niya ang kaniyang mga utang, nakapagpundar ng mga gamit, at nabibili na ang mga gusto ng anak na dating hindi niya maibigay.
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Dating OFW, umasenso ang buhay dahil sa mga latang alkansiya

Sa pamamagitan ng mga alkansiyang lata, nagbago ang buhay ni Hidie Pinlac. Nabayaran niya ang kaniyang mga utang, nakapagpundar ng mga gamit, at nabibili na ang mga gusto ng anak na dating hindi niya maibigay.

Senate approves bill seeking stricter occupational safety standards

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to mandate employers' stricter compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Standard.
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Senate approves bill seeking stricter occupational safety standards

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to mandate employers' stricter compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Standard.

Suspected ISIS recruiter, partner face illegal firearms, explosives possession raps

The Philippine National Police has pressed charges with the Department of Justice  against a suspected Islamic State member and his Filipina partner arrested in Manila last week.
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Suspected ISIS recruiter, partner face illegal firearms, explosives possession raps

The Philippine National Police has pressed charges with the Department of Justice  against a suspected Islamic State member and his Filipina partner arrested in Manila last week.

Roque stands by 2014 comment China violated UNCLOS for building structures in disputed sea

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque stood by his observation back in 2014 that China violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) when it snubbed the Philippine arbitral claim on the West Philippine Sea and when it built structures
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Roque stands by 2014 comment China violated UNCLOS for building structures in disputed sea

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque stood by his observation back in 2014 that China violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) when it snubbed the Philippine arbitral claim on the West Philippine Sea and when it built structures on disputed reefs in the area.

DOJ asked to subpoena Dengvaxia-related docs

Two groups on Monday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to subpoena several documents in relation with their criminal complaint against former president Benigno Aquino III and others over the Dengvaxia controversy.  
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DOJ asked to subpoena Dengvaxia-related docs

Two groups on Monday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to subpoena several documents in relation with their criminal complaint against former president Benigno Aquino III and others over the Dengvaxia controversy.  

Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors

US President Donald Trump said Saturday the FBI was so caught up in the Russia probe that it failed to heed signs which could have prevented the Parkland school shooting.
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Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors

US President Donald Trump said Saturday the FBI was so caught up in the Russia probe that it failed to heed signs which could have prevented the Parkland school shooting.

Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters

Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.
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Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters

Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.

All 66 dead in Iran plane crash -- airline

All 66 passengers and crew were killed when an Iranian plane crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday, an airline spokesman told state television.
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All 66 dead in Iran plane crash -- airline

All 66 passengers and crew were killed when an Iranian plane crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday, an airline spokesman told state television.

Zajid Mangudadatu thanks PDP-Laban for considering him for senatorial lineup

Maguindanao Representative Zajid Mangudadatu has thanked President Rodrigo Duterte and other PDP-Laban leaders for considering him for the party's senatorial lineup for the 2019 elections.
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Zajid Mangudadatu thanks PDP-Laban for considering him for senatorial lineup

Maguindanao Representative Zajid Mangudadatu has thanked President Rodrigo Duterte and other PDP-Laban leaders for considering him for the party's senatorial lineup for the 2019 elections.

China may be using Kagitingan Reef as ‘intelligence hub’ --US think tank

The Kagitingan Reef also known as the Fiery Cross Reef may be serving as China's «intelligence hub» for its forces in the disputed South China Sea, a US-based think tank said.
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China may be using Kagitingan Reef as ‘intelligence hub’ --US think tank

The Kagitingan Reef also known as the Fiery Cross Reef may be serving as China's «intelligence hub» for its forces in the disputed South China Sea, a US-based think tank said.

New public market seen to benefit 13k displaced Marawi residents

MARAWI CITY --The construction of a public market in the town of Bubong in Lanao del Sur will benefit some 13,000 Marawi City residents displaced by the ISIS-inspired Maute terrorists' siege that left the city in ruins, a local official said Sunday.
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New public market seen to benefit 13k displaced Marawi residents

MARAWI CITY --The construction of a public market in the town of Bubong in Lanao del Sur will benefit some 13,000 Marawi City residents displaced by the ISIS-inspired Maute terrorists' siege that left the city in ruins, a local official said Sunday.

Teo still enjoys Duterte's trust, Roque says

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Sunday assured that Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo still enjoys the trust and confidence of President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Teo still enjoys Duterte's trust, Roque says

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Sunday assured that Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo still enjoys the trust and confidence of President Rodrigo Duterte.

De Lima proposes voluntary resignation of elected official under recall poll

Detained Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill seeking to allow the voluntary resignation of an elected official who is being petitioned for recall election.
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De Lima proposes voluntary resignation of elected official under recall poll

Detained Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill seeking to allow the voluntary resignation of an elected official who is being petitioned for recall election.

UST expels 8 civil law students over Atio Castillo's hazing death

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) has ordered the expulsion of eight law students for their alleged involvement in the death of hazing victim Horacio «Atio» Castillo III.
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UST expels 8 civil law students over Atio Castillo's hazing death

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) has ordered the expulsion of eight law students for their alleged involvement in the death of hazing victim Horacio «Atio» Castillo III.

7-hour power outage to hit 4 Quezon City barangays

A seven-hour power outage will hit four barangays in Quezon City due to maintenance work in Barangay Culiat, which will affect three other areas, Meralco reminded consumers on Sunday.  
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7-hour power outage to hit 4 Quezon City barangays

A seven-hour power outage will hit four barangays in Quezon City due to maintenance work in Barangay Culiat, which will affect three other areas, Meralco reminded consumers on Sunday.