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  • Subdivision residents should open roads to traffic — Fernando
    by Marc Jayson Cayabyab on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    Saying they should participate as members of society, Marikina congressman and former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Bayani Fernando said subdivision residents should agree to open subdivision roads to regular traffic to improve mobility in Metro Manila.

  • Rice farmers to get P3 billion cash aid
    by Louise Maureen Simeon on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    The government will no longer impose safeguard measures, at least for the meantime, as it settles for cash assistance of about P3 billion for farmers affected by the Rice Tariffication law.

  • Duterte, Kovind commit to boost Phl-India maritime ties
    by Christina Mendez on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    President Duterte and Indian President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday committed to strengthen ties in maritime cooperation, especially in their shared interests in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

  • PNP also cool to detaching investigating arm
    by Romina Cabrera on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) is hedging on the proposal to detach its investigating arm, the Internal Affairs Service, from the organization.

  • Shortlist for next PNP chief submitted to Duterte
    by Romina Cabrera on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has submitted his final list of contenders for Philippine National Police chief to President Duterte. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has submitted his final list of contenders for Philippine National Police chief to President Duterte.

  • PNOC exec fired over Russian deal, Rody confirms
    by Christina Mendez on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    In line with his campaign against corruption, President Duterte said he fired Philippine National Oil Co. Exploration Corp. head Pedro Aquino Jr. for his role in a questionable deal with a Russian firm.

  • Perla intensifies, but seen to skirt Northern Luzon
    by Helen Flores on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    Tropical Storm Perla (international name Neoguri) is no longer expected to hit Northern Luzon as it was forecast to move east-northeast away from the country, the state weather bureau said yesterday.

  • Groups warn of health crisis
    by Sheila Crisostomo on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    Five groups yesterday claimed there is a “health crisis” in the Philippines given the cuts in the budget for health, understaffing of nurses and resurgence of infectious disease.?

  • Carpio to continue advocacy for Philippine sovereignty
    by Robertzon Ramirez on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    With less than a week before his retirement, Supreme Court senior associate justice Antonio Carpio said his defense of the country’s interests in the West Philippine Sea will go beyond his decades-long stint in public service.

  • Proposed e-health system hurdles House
    by Edu Punay on 18. oktober 2019 at 16:00

    The proposed measure creating the country’s electronic health system has passed the first hurdle in the House of Representatives.

  • China detains Japanese professor on suspicion of spying
    by Kyodo on 18. oktober 2019 at 15:34

    Chinese authorities in September detained a Japanese professor from Hokkaido University, it was learned on Friday from sources familiar with bilateral ties.The professor, who is in his 40s, was taken into custody in Beijing, with the authorities saying he “violated domestic laws”, indicating that he may have been suspected of spying, according to the sources.Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges including espionage. All of them are civilians,…

  • Pro-Pyongyang students break into home of US envoy Harry Harris
    by Agence France-Presse on 18. oktober 2019 at 13:15

    Nearly 20 pro-Pyongyang South Korean students broke into the US ambassador’s residence in Seoul on Friday, displaying banners demanding Harry Harris leave the country in an embarrassing security breach.The students broke into the compound in the centre of the capital by climbing over the wall, pictures they posted on Facebook showed.One image showed a group standing on the veranda of a hanok – a traditional Korean house – holding up banners reading “Harris leave this land”, among others.They…