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Duterte on alleged P6.8-B shabu shipment: I don't want to blame anybody yet

«I do not want to blame anybody yet as [of] yet. Wala talaga. In-assume lang 'yun kung ganung puno nito ganoon ang labas nito. But there was no shabu found. It was based on all presumptions.»
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Duterte on alleged P6.8-B shabu shipment: I don't want to blame anybody yet

«I do not want to blame anybody yet as [of] yet. Wala talaga. In-assume lang 'yun kung ganung puno nito ganoon ang labas nito. But there was no shabu found. It was based on all presumptions.»

Pacquiao wants to lead firing squad to execute smuggler of P6.8-B shabu shipment

If he would have his way, Senator Manny Pacquiao would like to lead the firing squad that would execute the smuggler who brought into the country the P6.8-billion shabu shipment.
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Pacquiao wants to lead firing squad to execute smuggler of P6.8-B shabu shipment

If he would have his way, Senator Manny Pacquiao would like to lead the firing squad that would execute the smuggler who brought into the country the P6.8-billion shabu shipment.

Senate leaders file resolution urging recall of EDSA 'single ban'

In Resolution 845, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, Senate Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto, and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said the ban would deprive thousands of people of the use of the country’s major thoroughfare.
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Senate leaders file resolution urging recall of EDSA 'single ban'

In Resolution 845, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, Senate Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto, and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said the ban would deprive thousands of people of the use of the country’s major thoroughfare.

Luis Manzano, Jessy Mendiola talk about wedding themes

Luis Manzano and girlfriend Jessy Mendiola have started talking about the color themes they would want for their wedding. Manzano updated his Instagram Stories on Aug. 14 with a short clip showing him and Mendiola sitting on a couch. The actor opened the c
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Luis Manzano, Jessy Mendiola talk about wedding themes

Luis Manzano and girlfriend Jessy Mendiola have started talking about the color themes they would want for their wedding. Manzano updated his Instagram Stories on Aug. 14 with a short clip showing him and Mendiola sitting on a couch. The actor opened the clip with a question directed at Mendiola, «Ano pinag uusapan natin ngayon (What are we talking about right now)?» «Ano (What)?» the actress replied. This prompted Manzano to repeat his question, to which Mendiola replied, «color theme.» Manzano continued to prod his girlfriend, who appeared shy and reluctant, to spell out what they were talking about. Mendiola eventually mentioned that they were talking about color themes f...Keep on reading: Luis Manzano, Jessy Mendiola talk about wedding themes

3 harmful pollutants in the air you breathe

When harmful gases, smoke, and dust enter the atmosphere, pollution happens. Polluted air exposes us to a number of air contaminants that may lead to several respiratory diseases such as asthma, lung failure, bronchitis, and many more. This is why most peopl
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3 harmful pollutants in the air you breathe

When harmful gases, smoke, and dust enter the atmosphere, pollution happens. Polluted air exposes us to a number of air contaminants that may lead to several respiratory diseases such as asthma, lung failure, bronchitis, and many more. This is why most people choose to stay indoors. However, contrary to what most people believe, the air we breathe inside our homes may be just as dangerous as the air outside. Here we listed some of the most harmful contaminants found in the air that are dangerous to our health. 1. Tobacco Smoke Everyone knows the harmful things smoking can do to a person's body and the environment. Smokers aren't the only ones affected but also the people around t...Keep on reading: 3 harmful pollutants in the air you breathe

Duterte to meet with Diokno, Dominguez amid budget impasse

President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with his budget and finance chiefs to see if a compromise is possible following the impasse on the over the P3.76-trillion proposed national budget for 2019. «Tinanong ko po ang Presidente, ang sabi lang po niya s
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Duterte to meet with Diokno, Dominguez amid budget impasse

President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with his budget and finance chiefs to see if a compromise is possible following the impasse on the over the P3.76-trillion proposed national budget for 2019. «Tinanong ko po ang Presidente, ang sabi lang po niya sa akin ay isinangguni sa kaniya iyan ng mga kongresista iyong kanilang problema sa cash-based system,» Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in an interview over radio dzRH. «Ang sinabi niya ay pupulungin niya ngayong araw na ito, mamayang hapon, si Secretary [Benjamin] Diokno at si Secretary [Carlos »Sonny« Garca III ] Dominguez kung pupuwedeng makipag-compromise ang kaniyang dalawang Gabinete doon sa mga kongresista,» Roque said w...Keep on reading: Duterte to meet with Diokno, Dominguez amid budget impasse

Barrientos keeps lead in 2 divisions in GMTBC Open qualifiers

Art Barrientos, one of the country's most promising bowlers, continued to pace two divisions in the ongoing 4th GMTBC-Yee Lu Fa Invitational Open Championships at the Sta. Lucia Grand Mall Bowling Center in Cainta, Rizal. Results of the qualifying games o
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Barrientos keeps lead in 2 divisions in GMTBC Open qualifiers

Art Barrientos, one of the country's most promising bowlers, continued to pace two divisions in the ongoing 4th GMTBC-Yee Lu Fa Invitational Open Championships at the Sta. Lucia Grand Mall Bowling Center in Cainta, Rizal. Results of the qualifying games on Tuesday showed Barrientos of TBAM-Prima posting a total of 1353 in six games to lead the Mixed Open class, followed closely by another TBAM-Prima mainstay Tyrone Ongpauco with 1352, and Charles Calamba of Sletba-GMTBC with 1323. Barrientos also shows the way in the Mixed Youth division with 1305, with Kayle Abad of PBA-Nobleland and Noelle Campos of TBAM-Prima trailing with 1296 and 1293, respectively. In the Mixed Classified ...Keep on reading: Barrientos keeps lead in 2 divisions in GMTBC Open qualifiers

Pacquiao wants those behind smuggled drugs executed by firing squad

If he had his way, Senator Manny Pacquiao said he himself would execute the drug lord behind the P6.8 billion worth of shabu that was allegedly smuggled into the country. «Nakakainit talaga ng ulo...parang ang gusto ko ba 'pag nahuli 'yung nagpasok n
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Pacquiao wants those behind smuggled drugs executed by firing squad

If he had his way, Senator Manny Pacquiao said he himself would execute the drug lord behind the P6.8 billion worth of shabu that was allegedly smuggled into the country. «Nakakainit talaga ng ulo...parang ang gusto ko ba 'pag nahuli 'yung nagpasok ng droga na yan dito at nahuli 'yong droga na marami, ilagay sa tabi niya yung droga, ilagay sa tabi dun, tapos ipakita sa taumbayan. I-firing squad,» Pacquaio said in an interview at the Senate on Wednesday. «I-firing squad talaga. Kung ako, i-firing squad kasi ang tigas talaga ng ulo. Ewan ko kung Filipino ang gumagawa o foreigners ang gumagawa. Gusto kong masampulan ang foreigners na nagpapasok dito sa ating bansa.» "Para sa akin w...Keep on reading: Pacquiao wants those behind smuggled drugs executed by firing squad

Teo disputes COA report she had shopping spree at Duty Free stores

Former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Wednesday refuted a state auditors' report claiming she spent millions in luxurious purchases across various Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) stores.  
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Teo disputes COA report she had shopping spree at Duty Free stores

Former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Wednesday refuted a state auditors' report claiming she spent millions in luxurious purchases across various Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) stores.  

Wesmincom chief Dela Vega says he won’t follow junta orders, if there will be any

Armed Forces Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Arnel dela Vega assured lawmakers Wednesday that he will not follow an order, even from the President, to support a military junta.  
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Wesmincom chief Dela Vega says he won’t follow junta orders, if there will be any

Armed Forces Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Arnel dela Vega assured lawmakers Wednesday that he will not follow an order, even from the President, to support a military junta.  

John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

Is this the onset of a second wave of Beatlemania? But then again, did it ever leave? Many Beatles fans were in a frenzy when Sean Ono Lennon, the only son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, shared a picture of him with James McCartney, Paul McCartney's son with th
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John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

Is this the onset of a second wave of Beatlemania? But then again, did it ever leave? Many Beatles fans were in a frenzy when Sean Ono Lennon, the only son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, shared a picture of him with James McCartney, Paul McCartney's son with the late Linda Eastman, on his Instagram last Aug. 13. In the picture, Sean and James can be seen sitting side by side in a grassy, park-like area, gazing into the camera. The striking resemblance was uncanny, as Sean and James pretty much took after their own fathers---not just in looks, but also in their careers. «Peekaboo,» wrote Sean. https://www.instagram.com/p/BmbE-dcHL1G/?taken-by=sean_ono_lennon The photo gar...Keep on reading: John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

Robbery with homicide suspect escapes Pasay jail

A 26-year old detainee facing robbery and homicide charges escaped the Pasay City Jail Tuesday night. A police report released Wednesday showed that Nikolo Delemios, alias Miko, escaped at 8:05 pm. Delemios reportedly fled through the roof of the jail,
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Robbery with homicide suspect escapes Pasay jail

A 26-year old detainee facing robbery and homicide charges escaped the Pasay City Jail Tuesday night. A police report released Wednesday showed that Nikolo Delemios, alias Miko, escaped at 8:05 pm. Delemios reportedly fled through the roof of the jail, Senior Supt. Noel Flores, Pasay police chief, said in a text message. Authorities have launched a manhunt against the suspect. /cbb...Keep on reading: Robbery with homicide suspect escapes Pasay jail

Drug pusher killed in Romblon buy bust

CITY OF CALAPAN -- A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation conducted by the police on Tuesday afternoon in Odiongan town, Romblon province. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, information officer of the Mimaropa police, said police and drug agents
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Drug pusher killed in Romblon buy bust

CITY OF CALAPAN -- A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation conducted by the police on Tuesday afternoon in Odiongan town, Romblon province. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, information officer of the Mimaropa police, said police and drug agents conducted a buy-bust operation against Rolando Medina, 49. The operation resulted to an armed encounter when Medina drew his firearm towards the operating team «upon sensing that he was transacting business with law enforcers,» near the Bongoy river in Barangay Liwanag around 3 p.m. Tolentino said Medina, a resident of Barangay Malabanan, in Balete town, Batangas, was rushed to the Romblon Provincial Hospital but died on the wa...Keep on reading: Drug pusher killed in Romblon buy bust

3 men killed in Bulacan police operation

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, BULACAN - Police killed a drug suspect and two suspected robbers, according to reports released by the Bulacan police. The suspect identified only as «Hapon» died during a clash with the police in a drug bust at 12:50 a.
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3 men killed in Bulacan police operation

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, BULACAN - Police killed a drug suspect and two suspected robbers, according to reports released by the Bulacan police. The suspect identified only as «Hapon» died during a clash with the police in a drug bust at 12:50 a.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 15) in the City of San Jose del Monte. Recovered from the crime scene were a .38-caliber revolver and nine sachets of shabu (crystal meth) weighing 5.5 grams. On Tuesday (Aug. 14) in Pulilan town, police shot dead two unidentified men around 9:30 a.m. along the NIA Road in Barangay (village) Cut-cot. The police said the suspects fired the first shot. Supt. Erwin Tadeo, Pulilan police chief, said village watchmen al...Keep on reading: 3 men killed in Bulacan police operation

Threat from on high: Drones trigger race to boost air defense

PARIS, France -- From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over legions of fans -- and are proving a growing challenge for security authorities. Expert
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Threat from on high: Drones trigger race to boost air defense

PARIS, France -- From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over legions of fans -- and are proving a growing challenge for security authorities. Experts say models readily available on the market can easily be turned into a «poor man's weapon», a remote-controlled bomb or a means of filming a site in preparation for an attack. «This is going to be the weapon of choice for those who feel that they are technically outmatched in other areas,» said Todd Humphreys, an engineering professor at the University of Austin in Texas who specializes in drone research. Already the list...Keep on reading: Threat from on high: Drones trigger race to boost air defense

Enforce prohibition on provincial buses before ‘single ban’ on EDSA -- Poe

Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should stagger its enforcement of vehicular bans in EDSA.
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Enforce prohibition on provincial buses before ‘single ban’ on EDSA -- Poe

Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should stagger its enforcement of vehicular bans in EDSA.

#WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018

CLASSES remain suspended in parts of Luzon on Wednesday due to floods and rains caused by the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” Below is a list as of 6 a.m..: Metro Manila Malabon City – only schools in Barangay Dampalit (public and private) Marikina Cit
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#WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018

CLASSES remain suspended in parts of Luzon on Wednesday due to floods and rains caused by the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” Below is a list as of 6 a.m..: Metro Manila Malabon City – only schools in Barangay Dampalit (public and private) Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Valenzuela City  – select day [...] The post #WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the cen
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LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the center of the LPA has already exited the borderline of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR),” weather [...] The post LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams

Roll of Successful Examinees in the SANITARY ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION Held on AUGUST 7, 2018 & FF. DAYS Released on AUGUST 14, 2018 Seq. No.  N a m e 1 ABALOS, JEFREY SANTILLAN 2 ABDULPATTA, ALIZAR ARABANI 3 ABELLA, LARA JOY ASUNCION 4 AMPIL, IRIS
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Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams

Roll of Successful Examinees in the SANITARY ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION Held on AUGUST 7, 2018 & FF. DAYS Released on AUGUST 14, 2018 Seq. No.  N a m e 1 ABALOS, JEFREY SANTILLAN 2 ABDULPATTA, ALIZAR ARABANI 3 ABELLA, LARA JOY ASUNCION 4 AMPIL, IRISH VERA RUSTIA 5 ANSAGAY, NYMPHA BUSQUE 6 BADIS, CHERRY MAY [...] The post Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Trillanes vows to pursue plunder raps vs. Tulfos, DOT, PTV4 officials

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday that he will still be filing plunder charges against former Tourism secretary Wanda Teo, her brothers Ben and Erwin, and Tourism and PTV4 officials.  
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Trillanes vows to pursue plunder raps vs. Tulfos, DOT, PTV4 officials

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday that he will still be filing plunder charges against former Tourism secretary Wanda Teo, her brothers Ben and Erwin, and Tourism and PTV4 officials.  

7 suspected NPA guerrillas killed in Antique clash --police

Seven suspected members of communist New People's Army were killed in an armed clash in the province of Antique early this Wednesday, local police said.  
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7 suspected NPA guerrillas killed in Antique clash --police

Seven suspected members of communist New People's Army were killed in an armed clash in the province of Antique early this Wednesday, local police said.  

Duterte hits Church anew, slams veneration of saints practice

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday attacked the Catholic Church anew and criticized its practice of veneration of saints, noting that he is contemplating about joining another Christian sect.
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Duterte hits Church anew, slams veneration of saints practice

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday attacked the Catholic Church anew and criticized its practice of veneration of saints, noting that he is contemplating about joining another Christian sect.

Lira plunge highlights EM currencies’ plight

PARIS: Much of the Turkish lira’s plight may be homegrown, but it shares some key vulnerabilities with other emerging countries whose currencies are now also plunging as fear of contagion spreads, analysts say. South Africa, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Ru
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Lira plunge highlights EM currencies’ plight

PARIS: Much of the Turkish lira’s plight may be homegrown, but it shares some key vulnerabilities with other emerging countries whose currencies are now also plunging as fear of contagion spreads, analysts say. South Africa, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Russia have all seen their currencies slip over the past week because, like Turkey, they remain [...] The post Lira plunge highlights EM currencies’ plight appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Consortium submits offer to build national ID system

A NEWLY-FORMED consortium has submitted an unsolicited proposal for the design and development of a national ID infrastructure system. Ayala Corp.’s AC Infrastructure Holdings, Inc., AboitizInfra Capital, Inc. and Unisys Philippines have proposed to the Phi
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Consortium submits offer to build national ID system

A NEWLY-FORMED consortium has submitted an unsolicited proposal for the design and development of a national ID infrastructure system. Ayala Corp.’s AC Infrastructure Holdings, Inc., AboitizInfra Capital, Inc. and Unisys Philippines have proposed to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) that they be granted a 17-year contract to “collect, store, maintain, manage, and authenticate identity information [...] The post Consortium submits offer to build national ID system appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

BSP: Financial stability initiatives to be pursued

Proposals to strengthen domestic financial markets are being considered by the interagency Financial Stability Coordination Council (FSCC) amid renewed global volatility, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the central bank
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BSP: Financial stability initiatives to be pursued

Proposals to strengthen domestic financial markets are being considered by the interagency Financial Stability Coordination Council (FSCC) amid renewed global volatility, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the central bank said that FSCC met on Tuesday “to assess potential risks to the stability of the local financial system”, with the council [...] The post BSP: Financial stability initiatives to be pursued appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Alonso will retire from F1 at end of season, McLaren say

Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Alonso will retire from F1 at end of season, McLaren say

Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday.

Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren.
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Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren.

Clarkson grateful for, finally, being allowed to play for PHL in Asian Games

In a Facebook post early Wednesday morning (Manila time), Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson showed his gratitude to everyone who worked towards allowing him to play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.
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Clarkson grateful for, finally, being allowed to play for PHL in Asian Games

In a Facebook post early Wednesday morning (Manila time), Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson showed his gratitude to everyone who worked towards allowing him to play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.

Duterte to be first PH president in Israel

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Israel, the first Philippine President to do so, from Sept. 2 to 5.   Malacaang on Tuesday confirmed that the President had accepted the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   In
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Duterte to be first PH president in Israel

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Israel, the first Philippine President to do so, from Sept. 2 to 5.   Malacaang on Tuesday confirmed that the President had accepted the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   In a press briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the trip to Israel would be followed by a visit to Jordan, though no details of the Jordan trip were made available.   Roque said the President's visit to Israel will be the first by a Philippine president since diplomatic ties were established between the Philippines and Israel in 1957.   According to Roque, the President and Netanyahu were expected to...Keep on reading: Duterte to be first PH president in Israel

PAF gets US tech for sea patrols

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday received from the United States a system upgrade for its maritime patrol operations, particularly at the West Philippine Sea. The Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (Sabir) system, worth P807 millio
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PAF gets US tech for sea patrols

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday received from the United States a system upgrade for its maritime patrol operations, particularly at the West Philippine Sea. The Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (Sabir) system, worth P807 million, would be fitted in one of the PAF's C-130 planes. The Department of National Defense said it could acquire more of the planes to devote one to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Sabir would fill the «gap in our surveillance capability.» «It's huge,» he said. «We didn't have this capability before.» He said the PAF could now use Sabir-equipped planes to ...Keep on reading: PAF gets US tech for sea patrols

DepEd to probe loss of textbooks worth P25M

The Department of Education (DepEd) will look into the loss of P25.2 million in books which the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged in a recent report. At least 820,682 textbooks were found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon Press Inc., which had w
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DepEd to probe loss of textbooks worth P25M

The Department of Education (DepEd) will look into the loss of P25.2 million in books which the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged in a recent report. At least 820,682 textbooks were found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon Press Inc., which had won a P72-million contract to reprint 2.4 million textbooks. The damaged books had been stored at Lexicon's warehouse while officials waited for the results of bidding for forwarding services and improvement of DepEd's warehouse in Taguig City. The Lexicon warehouse was flooded resulting in the books --- some for English, Araling Panlipunan and Mathematics --- being damaged. The water-logged books were later thrown away. ---Jhes...Keep on reading: DepEd to probe loss of textbooks worth P25M

Federalism needs more study, says Diokno

Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno on Tuesday joined a growing list of Cabinet members expressing hesitance to take a plunge into the planned shift to a federal form of government, saying it needed deeper study. «Now that it's the major issue of th
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Federalism needs more study, says Diokno

Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno on Tuesday joined a growing list of Cabinet members expressing hesitance to take a plunge into the planned shift to a federal form of government, saying it needed deeper study. «Now that it's the major issue of the day, I will suggest to the economic managers that we should come up with an in-depth study,» Diokno said at the Meet Inquirer multimedia forum. «I've been teaching fiscal federalism for many years,» he said. «The core of federalism is the fiscal side---how do you finance the federal government?» he added. "The important thing is, first of all, let's figure out what functions are going to be federal and what functions are to b...Keep on reading: Federalism needs more study, says Diokno

DA execs find rice shortage caused by war on smuggling

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said the successful campaign against rice smuggling had led to rice shortage here, sending rice prices skyrocketing to more than P50 per kilogram. «It's a good job gone bad,» Piol said. «Good job bec
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DA execs find rice shortage caused by war on smuggling

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said the successful campaign against rice smuggling had led to rice shortage here, sending rice prices skyrocketing to more than P50 per kilogram. «It's a good job gone bad,» Piol said. «Good job because smuggling (of rice has) stopped. But bad because Zamboanga is experiencing rice shortage,» Piol said at a visit in Zamboanga City. «It's only in Zamboanga City that we ran out of rice stocks and, what is funny, the successful campaign against rice smuggling was one of the reasons behind the rice shortage here,» Piol added. He said, however, he was not blaming anyone. Backlash "In fact, we are happy that we have succeeded in stoppi...Keep on reading: DA execs find rice shortage caused by war on smuggling

Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk.
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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk.

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