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DOTr to cancel agreement with MRT-3 maintenance contractor

The Department of Transportation is cutting ties with Busan Universal Rail Inc., the maintenance service provider of the Metro Rail Transit Line-3, amid allegations of purchasing and installing fake train safety equipment for the mass rail system.
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DOTr to cancel agreement with MRT-3 maintenance contractor

The Department of Transportation is cutting ties with Busan Universal Rail Inc., the maintenance service provider of the Metro Rail Transit Line-3, amid allegations of purchasing and installing fake train safety equipment for the mass rail system.

QC Mayor wants DOTr, MMDA to decide on location of north bus terminal

QC Mayor Herbert Bautista called on transportation officials to finalize the details of the planned integrated bus terminal in the northern part of the metropolis.
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QC Mayor wants DOTr, MMDA to decide on location of north bus terminal

QC Mayor Herbert Bautista called on transportation officials to finalize the details of the planned integrated bus terminal in the northern part of the metropolis.

UPDATE: Lacson: Only assistance to son was how to operate photocopier

SENATOR Panfilo Lacson maintained on Thursday that he was not involved in the business transactions of his son and the only assistance he has given was to show him how to operate a photocopier. Lacson issued the statement in response to the allegation of form
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UPDATE: Lacson: Only assistance to son was how to operate photocopier

SENATOR Panfilo Lacson maintained on Thursday that he was not involved in the business transactions of his son and the only assistance he has given was to show him how to operate a photocopier. Lacson issued the statement in response to the allegation of former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon that the senator’s son, Panfilo “Pampi” [...] The post UPDATE: Lacson: Only assistance to son was how to operate photocopier appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PSEi back in 8,000 level

Philippine shares made slight gains and the PSEi was back in the 8,000 level on Thursday after three consecutive trading days of losses, lifted by last-minute buying in  select blue chips.
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PSEi back in 8,000 level

Philippine shares made slight gains and the PSEi was back in the 8,000 level on Thursday after three consecutive trading days of losses, lifted by last-minute buying in  select blue chips.

Chinese military recruits told: No computer games, no masturbation

The Chinese military is fretting about the growing number of would-be recruits failing its stringent fitness test, but says it has the answer: avoid masturbating and playing computer games.
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Chinese military recruits told: No computer games, no masturbation

The Chinese military is fretting about the growing number of would-be recruits failing its stringent fitness test, but says it has the answer: avoid masturbating and playing computer games.

Palace contradicts justice chief over taking Kian’s death ‘lightly’

THE Duterte administration is not taking the death of senior high school student Kian de los Santos in the hands of policemen lightly, a Malacanang spokesman said on Thursday. Ernesto Abella issued the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre 2nd s
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Palace contradicts justice chief over taking Kian’s death ‘lightly’

THE Duterte administration is not taking the death of senior high school student Kian de los Santos in the hands of policemen lightly, a Malacanang spokesman said on Thursday. Ernesto Abella issued the statement after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre 2nd said that de los Santos’ death during a police anti-drug operation was blown out of [...] The post Palace contradicts justice chief over taking Kian’s death ‘lightly’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Mr. Ube’s quest for sweet success

In his signature purple sports shirt, Gerry Chua, also fondly called “Mr. Ube,” is usually found standing at the doorway of Eng Bee Tin Chinese Deli along Ongpin St. in Binondo. He’s a jolly fixture with matching purple glasses who happily assists custo
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Mr. Ube’s quest for sweet success

In his signature purple sports shirt, Gerry Chua, also fondly called “Mr. Ube,” is usually found standing at the doorway of Eng Bee Tin Chinese Deli along Ongpin St. in Binondo. He’s a jolly fixture with matching purple glasses who happily assists customers, bellowing a cheerful “Hello! Welcome!” as they enter the shop, and “Tosia [...] The post Mr. Ube’s quest for sweet success appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

FARM TO FACE APPROACH

23.5ºN Taiwan’s reputation as an Ilha Formosa or “beautiful island,” teeming with natural resources, is reflected in the cosmetics brand 23.5ºN, which brings farm to face with natural and nurturing skincare. Simple and meticulous, the product line’
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FARM TO FACE APPROACH

23.5ºN Taiwan’s reputation as an Ilha Formosa or “beautiful island,” teeming with natural resources, is reflected in the cosmetics brand 23.5ºN, which brings farm to face with natural and nurturing skincare. Simple and meticulous, the product line’s approach to beauty is rooted in a back-to-basics philosophy. This no-frills ideology keeps the product formulations effective and [...] The post FARM TO FACE APPROACH appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

DA completes culling in bird flu-stricken towns in Pampanga

The Department of Agriculture has already completed the culling of fowls in the three towns affected by the avian influenza outbreak, Secretary Manny Piñol said on Thursday.
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DA completes culling in bird flu-stricken towns in Pampanga

The Department of Agriculture has already completed the culling of fowls in the three towns affected by the avian influenza outbreak, Secretary Manny Piñol said on Thursday.

NBI: 6 witnesses to testify Kian was ‘murdered’

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has interviewed six witnesses who will testify that teenager Kian delos Santos was murdered by Caloocan City police that evening of Aug. 16, an official of the bureau said on Thursday. Romy Lim, head of the NBI deat
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NBI: 6 witnesses to testify Kian was ‘murdered’

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has interviewed six witnesses who will testify that teenager Kian delos Santos was murdered by Caloocan City police that evening of Aug. 16, an official of the bureau said on Thursday. Romy Lim, head of the NBI death investigation division, said the signed affidavits of these witnesses were enough [...] The post NBI: 6 witnesses to testify Kian was ‘murdered’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Uber suspension helped lessen traffic, says MMDA

The suspension of transport network company Uber Systems Inc. helped ease the traffic in Metro Manila, said Metro Manila Development Authority chairman Danny Lim.
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Uber suspension helped lessen traffic, says MMDA

The suspension of transport network company Uber Systems Inc. helped ease the traffic in Metro Manila, said Metro Manila Development Authority chairman Danny Lim.

Faeldon: Support the next Customs commissioner, stop meddling

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Thursday asked the public to support the newly designated Bureau of Customs commissioner and stop meddling.
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Faeldon: Support the next Customs commissioner, stop meddling

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Thursday asked the public to support the newly designated Bureau of Customs commissioner and stop meddling.

2-day vehicular coding scheme junked due to ‘negative’ public response–MMDA chief

THE Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) junked a plan to implement a two-day vehicular coding scheme to ease traffic congestion in the metropolis. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim made the announcement in a news conference on Thursday, citing the public’s “
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2-day vehicular coding scheme junked due to ‘negative’ public response–MMDA chief

THE Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) junked a plan to implement a two-day vehicular coding scheme to ease traffic congestion in the metropolis. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim made the announcement in a news conference on Thursday, citing the public’s “negative” response even before it could be discussed. “We have yet to discuss that two-day coding [...] The post 2-day vehicular coding scheme junked due to ‘negative’ public response–MMDA chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Bride at groom, arestado nang masangkot sa gulo sa isang bar sa Canada

Naging magulo ang simula ng buhay-may-asawa ng isang bagong kasal matapos silang mapasabak sa gulo sa isang bar sa Edmonton, Canada. Naaresto ang dalawa habang suot pa ang kanilang damit pangkasal.
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Bride at groom, arestado nang masangkot sa gulo sa isang bar sa Canada

Naging magulo ang simula ng buhay-may-asawa ng isang bagong kasal matapos silang mapasabak sa gulo sa isang bar sa Edmonton, Canada. Naaresto ang dalawa habang suot pa ang kanilang damit pangkasal.

Traffic enforcer, cops return wallet with P40,000 to foreigner

Two policemen and a traffic enforcer in Guiguinto, Bulacan have returned a wallet they found to its Norwegian owner, a television report said Thursday.  
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Traffic enforcer, cops return wallet with P40,000 to foreigner

Two policemen and a traffic enforcer in Guiguinto, Bulacan have returned a wallet they found to its Norwegian owner, a television report said Thursday.  

Palace on Lacson accusations vs Faeldon: Duterte will support all investigations

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will support all investigations into the corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), following the exposé of Sen. Panfilo Lacson, Malacanang said on Thursday. Palace spokeman Ernesto Abella issued the statement after Lacson accused o
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Palace on Lacson accusations vs Faeldon: Duterte will support all investigations

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will support all investigations into the corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), following the exposé of Sen. Panfilo Lacson, Malacanang said on Thursday. Palace spokeman Ernesto Abella issued the statement after Lacson accused outgoing Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon of receiving bribe money and tolerating corruption in the agency. READ: Faeldon received [...] The post Palace on Lacson accusations vs Faeldon: Duterte will support all investigations appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Lacson says nothing to do with son’s business, dares Faeldon to file raps

SENATOR Panfilo Lacson maintained on Thursday that he has nothing to do with the business activities of his son and said that resigned Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon should have filed charges if he was really involved in smuggling. Lacson issued the sta
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Lacson says nothing to do with son’s business, dares Faeldon to file raps

SENATOR Panfilo Lacson maintained on Thursday that he has nothing to do with the business activities of his son and said that resigned Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon should have filed charges if he was really involved in smuggling. Lacson issued the statement shortly after Faeldon dropped his own bombshell, linking the senator’s son and namesake [...] The post Lacson says nothing to do with son’s business, dares Faeldon to file raps appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Antitrust commission to look at regulatory issues hounding ride-sharing industry

The Philippine Competition Commission aims to level the playing field in the land transportation sector by look into regulatory issues troubling the transport network vehicle services industry and ride-sharing companies.
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Antitrust commission to look at regulatory issues hounding ride-sharing industry

The Philippine Competition Commission aims to level the playing field in the land transportation sector by look into regulatory issues troubling the transport network vehicle services industry and ride-sharing companies.

Faeldon to Lacson: Gusto mo na naman bang tumakbong presidente?

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Thursday questioned the motive of Senator Panfilo Lacson after the latter linked him and other officials in the alleged corruption inside the Bureau of Customs.
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Faeldon to Lacson: Gusto mo na naman bang tumakbong presidente?

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon on Thursday questioned the motive of Senator Panfilo Lacson after the latter linked him and other officials in the alleged corruption inside the Bureau of Customs.

Peter Lim still a no-show at DOJ probe as prosecutors reject counter affidavit

Businessman Peter Lim on Thursday skipped anew the preliminary investigation called by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the criminal complaint filed by the police in connection with the illegal drug trade operations of Kerwin Espinosa in the Visayas.
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Peter Lim still a no-show at DOJ probe as prosecutors reject counter affidavit

Businessman Peter Lim on Thursday skipped anew the preliminary investigation called by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the criminal complaint filed by the police in connection with the illegal drug trade operations of Kerwin Espinosa in the Visayas.

Impeach rap vs. Bautista may be processed after budget hearings, Fariñas says

House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Thursday said he may refer the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista to the House justice committee as soon as the budget hearings are done.
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Impeach rap vs. Bautista may be processed after budget hearings, Fariñas says

House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Thursday said he may refer the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista to the House justice committee as soon as the budget hearings are done.

UPDATE 2: Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’

RESIGNED Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon claimed on Thursday that Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake was the “smuggler” at the Bureau of Customs (BOC). In a press conference on Thursday, Faeldon presented documents showing Lacson Jr. bri
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UPDATE 2: Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’

RESIGNED Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon claimed on Thursday that Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake was the “smuggler” at the Bureau of Customs (BOC). In a press conference on Thursday, Faeldon presented documents showing Lacson Jr. bringing in a total of 67 shipments of cement worth P6.4 billion in one year through his company, “Bonjourno”. [...] The post UPDATE 2: Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

US military to install radar in Pacific’s Palau

KOROR: The United States has announced plans to install radar systems in Palau, a move that will increase its monitoring ability in the western Pacific region recently rocked by threats from North Korea. In a joint statement, the US Defense Department and th
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US military to install radar in Pacific’s Palau

KOROR: The United States has announced plans to install radar systems in Palau, a move that will increase its monitoring ability in the western Pacific region recently rocked by threats from North Korea. In a joint statement, the US Defense Department and the Palau government said they were working to finalise the location of radar [...] The post US military to install radar in Pacific’s Palau appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

UPDATE: Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’

CUSTOMS Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon claimed on Thursday that Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake was the “smuggler” at the Bureau of Customs. In a press conference on Thursday, Faeldon presented documents showing four separate occasions in Ju
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UPDATE: Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’

CUSTOMS Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon claimed on Thursday that Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake was the “smuggler” at the Bureau of Customs. In a press conference on Thursday, Faeldon presented documents showing four separate occasions in July when Lacson, Jr. brought in shiploads of undervalued cement with a combined total of P130 million. Faeldon made [...] The post UPDATE: Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Instead of culling chickens, disinfect them with electrochemicals --UST doctor

After residents of a barangay in Pampanga complained of bad smell and numerous flies after chickens were culled to combat bird flu, a medical doctor suggested using electrochemicals instead to disinfect the animals. 
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Instead of culling chickens, disinfect them with electrochemicals --UST doctor

After residents of a barangay in Pampanga complained of bad smell and numerous flies after chickens were culled to combat bird flu, a medical doctor suggested using electrochemicals instead to disinfect the animals. 

House panel OKs 2018 Office of the President budget in two minutes

After only two minutes, the House appropriations committee on Thursday approved the P6-billion budget of the Office of the President (OP) for 2018.
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House panel OKs 2018 Office of the President budget in two minutes

After only two minutes, the House appropriations committee on Thursday approved the P6-billion budget of the Office of the President (OP) for 2018.

Dutch probe Spanish van found with gas canisters after terror tip

ROTTERDAM: Dutch police are investigating possible terror links after arresting a Spaniard driving a van containing gas canisters close to a rock concert which was abruptly cancelled over fears of an attack. The man “was arrested and taken to the polic
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Dutch probe Spanish van found with gas canisters after terror tip

ROTTERDAM: Dutch police are investigating possible terror links after arresting a Spaniard driving a van containing gas canisters close to a rock concert which was abruptly cancelled over fears of an attack. The man “was arrested and taken to the police station,” Rotterdam police said in a Tweet, following a tip-off from Spanish authorities. The [...] The post Dutch probe Spanish van found with gas canisters after terror tip appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’

CUSTOMS Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon disclosed that Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake was caught on three separate occasions smuggling four shiploads of undervalued cement worth a total of P130 million. He cited records showing the young Lacson
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Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’

CUSTOMS Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon disclosed that Senator Panfilo Lacson’s son and namesake was caught on three separate occasions smuggling four shiploads of undervalued cement worth a total of P130 million. He cited records showing the young Lacson allegedly bringing in a total of 67 shiploads of cement worth billions of pesos. He accused Lacson Jr. [...] The post Faeldon turns tables on Lacson, accuses son of being ‘smuggler’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Suspect in Aurora rape-slay nabbed in Bulacan

Almost a year after the crime was committed, the suspect in the rape-slay of an 8-year-old girl in Aurora was arrested in Bulacan, a television report said.
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Suspect in Aurora rape-slay nabbed in Bulacan

Almost a year after the crime was committed, the suspect in the rape-slay of an 8-year-old girl in Aurora was arrested in Bulacan, a television report said.

Comelec chief Bautista ready to face impeachment complaint

Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista on Thursday said he is ready to face the impeachment complaint lodged against him.  
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Comelec chief Bautista ready to face impeachment complaint

Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista on Thursday said he is ready to face the impeachment complaint lodged against him.  

Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.  
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Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.  

Soldiers retake some rebel-held mosques in Marawi City

Security forces battling the pro-ISIS Maute group in Marawi City have retaken some mosques the rebels had been using as their fortresses since May 23, when they attacked the city. 
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Soldiers retake some rebel-held mosques in Marawi City

Security forces battling the pro-ISIS Maute group in Marawi City have retaken some mosques the rebels had been using as their fortresses since May 23, when they attacked the city. 

Mayweather, McGregor get ready for business

Conor McGregor vowed to destroy Floyd Mayweather here Wednesday as the two fighters faced off ahead of their money-spinning boxing duel that could become the richest fight in history.  
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Mayweather, McGregor get ready for business

Conor McGregor vowed to destroy Floyd Mayweather here Wednesday as the two fighters faced off ahead of their money-spinning boxing duel that could become the richest fight in history.  

Priest held hostage in Misamis Oriental

A man is facing charges of serious illegal detention and illegal possession of firearms after holding a priest hostage in Naawan town, Misamis Oriental on Wednesday morning.
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Priest held hostage in Misamis Oriental

A man is facing charges of serious illegal detention and illegal possession of firearms after holding a priest hostage in Naawan town, Misamis Oriental on Wednesday morning.

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