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NAPOLCOM recommends promotion of NCRPO Chief Eleazar

THE National Police Commission has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte the promotion of acting National Capital Region Police Office Director Chief Superintendent Lorenzo Eleazar to the next police rank of Director. If granted, it would paved the way for Eleazar, a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Hinirang Class of 1987, to assume the NCRPO leadership in a full […]

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BoC seized two luxury cars at the NAIA due to alleged violation of importation laws

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Thursday seized two preowned Porsche Boxster from Germany after its alleged consignee, Don Bosco Technical Institute of Makati Inc., failed to produce the necessary importation papers for the luxury vehicles. Customs District III Collector Carmelita Talusan said the used vehicles, Porsche Boxster S and Porsche Panamera 4S […]

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QC magdedevelop ng mga soccer players

Ni Santiago Celario BIBIGYANG halaga at pasisiglahin ng Quezon City government sa pamumuno ni Mayor Herbert Bautista ang pamoso sa buong daigdig na larong soccer para mahalina ang kabataan sa paligsahang ito at maipakita sa mundo ang kanilang galing sa naturang isports. Ayon kay QC Vice Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte-Alimurong, matagal na panahon na hindi nabibigyan ng prioridad ang soccer […]

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Los Angeles County supervisors move to bolster women’s workplace rights

By Abner Galino THE Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently approved two motions meant to boost gender equality in workplaces. The motions, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, were filed to address workplace disparities, particularly the issue of women making make less than men. One of the motions filed was unanimously approved letter […]

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Customs revenue collection up at the NAIA

By Benjie Lim Vergara THE Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Friday expressed confidence that it will hit its target collection for the year end after noting that it has continuously exceeded its monthly collection since May. According to District III Collector Carmelita Talusan, because of the full cooperation of the bureau’s personnel and the revenue enhancement measures it […]

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Kampanya laban sa mga lumalabag sa mga ordinansa ng QC patuloy

Kampanya laban sa mga lumalabag sa mga ordinansa ng QC patuloy

Ni Santiago Celario PATULOY ang maigting na kampanya ng Quezon City Police District laban sa lumalabag sa mga ordinansa ng lungsod. Ito ang napagalaman matapos ipahayag ng mga awtoridad na mahigit sa dalawang laksa ang kanilang hinuli sa iba’t ibang lugar sa QC nitong Sabado ng madaling araw dahil sa paglabag sa mga batas ng lungsod. Ayon kay QCPD Director […]

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Palace: PH-China renewed ties bear fruits

By Rodolfo Andal MALAYBALAY City, Bukidnon – Malacañang on Friday, stressed that the country’s renewed friendship with China has brought forth collaborative undertakings that are beneficial to the Filipino people. “We’re very happy that we have this newfound cooperation that has resulted in collaborative undertakings from bridges to rehab facilities,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. said in a press briefing […]

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QC Mayor Herbert Bautista: Metro Manila mayors to address basis on class suspension

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista on Friday disclosed that Metro Manila mayors are set to meet next week to address the issue concerning the basis of class suspension declaration during rainy days. “Sa Tuesday, may meeting kami para sa traffic na ‘yan, para alam ng mga mayors ‘yung mga decision points,” Bautista said during an interview with a radio station. […]

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LA County acts to ensure access to safe and affordable financial services regardless of their immigration status

By Abner Galino THE County of Los Angeles Center for Financial Empowerment, housed within the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, is proud to celebrate the launching of BankOn Los Angeles County, a program designed to connect residents to safe and affordable financial products, regardless of their immigration status. This coming August 18, the CFE will host a free event […]

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Labor Rights should be included in the K-12 curriculum — the SPARK

Labor Rights should be included in the K-12 curriculum — the SPARK

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK A PROGRESSIVE student group calls on the Department of Education to include “Labor Rights” in the K-12 curriculum so that graduates of the program will truly be “job ready” as the education department proudly claims. This was learned shortly after the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan (SPARK), in a statement, welcomed the plan of DepEd Secretary […]

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PDEA destroys PhP10.4 billion worth of dangerous drugs and items related to its production

PDEA destroys PhP10.4 billion worth of dangerous drugs and items related to its production

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency last week has destroyed P10.4 billion worth of dangerous drugs, controlled precursors and essential chemicals and laboratory equipment for the production of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu. The July 27 destruction, which was done at the Integrated Waste Management, Inc. (IWMI) in Trece Martires City, Cavite; is the largest so far in the history of the […]

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 080318

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory 080318

DPWH to Conduct Weekend Road Reblocking The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking and repairs starting 11 p.m. tonight (August 3) until August 6, at the following areas: SOUTHBOUND: 1. EDSA infront of Francesca Tower to after Sct. Borromeo (3rd lane from the center island) 2. Katipunan Ave. between Capitol Hills Drive Ayala Heights Village (1st lane) *Manila […]

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Duterte committed to improve medical support for the PNP

Duterte committed to improve medical support for the PNP

By Rodolfo Andal SPECIAL Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte is committed to improving the health services being provided for the Philippine National Police. This was learned after Go attended the PNP-Health Service Anniversary in Camp Crame. He said the President gave the PNP his assurance that they will receive reasonable medical services […]

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Malaysian caught with dangerous drugs at the NAIA

Malaysian caught with dangerous drugs at the NAIA

By Benjie Lim Vergara A MALAYSIAN national on Friday was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for trying to smuggle out of the country Ketamine, a pain killer classified under Philippine laws as a dangerous drug. Cheong Seng Onn, 41, was passing through the airport security when he was stopped by Office for Transportation Security (OTS) personnel after a […]

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PDEA conducts nationwide capacity enhancement on barangay drug clearing program

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency has recently conducted an intensive re-orientation of the Barangay Drug Clearing Program as part of its nationwide capacity enhancement for the PDEA regional offices. The training, which was held on July 19, at the Mansion Hotel in Iloilo City, was attended by the PDEA Regional Directors, Chiefs of Operations, Regional Intelligence Officers, and Designated Barangay […]

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President Duterte joins founding anniversary celebration of the National Security Council and the National Intelligence and Coordinating Agency

President Duterte joins founding anniversary celebration of the National Security Council and the National Intelligence and Coordinating Agency

By Rodolfo Andal PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday enjoined the National Security Council and the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency to help his administration in ensuring a more progressive country for the next generation. This as he graced the joint 68th NSC and 69th NICA founding anniversary that was held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. “We will […]

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Isang laksang lumabag sa mga ordinansa dinakip ng pulisya

Ni Santiago Celario NANAWAGAN nitong Huwebes hapon ang pamunuan ng Quezon City Police District sa mga mamamayan na huwag ipagwalang bahala ang mga ordinansa ng lungsod. Ginawa ng QCPD ang panawagan matapos nitong iulat sa mga mamamahayag na mahigit sa 1,000 tao ang dinakip nito lamang Huwebes ng madaling sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng QC dahil sa paglabag sa sari-saring […]

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Foreign ministers from the ASEAN member states pose for a family photo during the opening ceremony of the 51st ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) ministerial meeting in Singapore on August 2, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

Iran, ASEAN ink friendship, cooperation treaty

By PressTV IRAN has signed a friendship treaty with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in a move which could lead to broader economic cooperation between the Islamic Republic and the organization’s member states.  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif signed the Instrument of Accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) in South East Asia at […]

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Philippines Won’t Give Up On Russian Arms Despite US Threats – Foreign Secretary Cayetano

By Sputnik News THE Philippines will not give up buying Russian weapons despite possible sanctions by the United States, Philippine Foreign Saecretary   Alan Peter Cayetano said on Thursday. “In recent weeks, media have harshly criticized possible US sanctions [for purchasing Russian arms], we expected this and expect even more. But I do not think that we will give it [buying […]

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Security at NAIA tightened following Basilan bombing

By Benjie Lim Vergara PHILIPPINE Airport authorities on Wednesday said it is implementing enhanced security measures at the country’s premier airport following the bombing incident in Lamitan, Basilan, that left 11 people dead and scores wounded. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal said the MIAA is not taking chances as they adopted a 100 percent deployment of […]

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Our Universe Could Perish at Any Time, Scientists Say

Our Universe Could Perish at Any Time, Scientists Say

By Sputnik News PHYSICISTS from the Emmanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (BFU) have analyzed one of the possible models of dark energy and have come to the conclusion that the future of our universe could be much more unstable and possibly catastrophic than previously believed. The research was published in The European Physical Journal C. “Regard for a new class of singularities (infinite […]

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One-stop-shop para sa business permit itatayo sa Boracay

Ni Santiago Celario ISANG one-stop-shop ang itatayo ng Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force para sa mga kukuha ng mga kaukulang permiso na may kaugnayan sa pagnenegosyo sa nasabing isla. Ito ang napagalaman mula sa isang pahayag ng BIATF kamakailan na nagsabi rin na ang pagtatayo ng one-stop-shop ay ayon na rin sa isang direktiba na ipinalabas ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Ayon […]

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EcoWaste Coalition urges DOH and DENR to investigate alleged bio hazard dumping in Benguet

AN environment and public health watchdog urged Health Secretary Francisco Duque and Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu to investigate the reported bio hazard dumping in Tuba, Benguet. In letters sent to Duque and Cimatu through the DOH and DENR offices in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), the EcoWaste Coalition called the incident a deplorable scandal. “We request your […]

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QC gov’t approves ordinance providing free anti-rabies immunization to residents

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista has recently signed an ordinance providing free and complete doses of anti-rabies immunization to city residents into law. Bautista, in a statement, noted that City Ordinance 2682-2018, introduced by Councilor Diorella Maria Sotto, is in compliance with the National Rabies, Prevention, and Control Program under Section 7 of Republic Act 9482, otherwise known as the […]

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Minors rescued from a suspected drug den

Minors rescued from a suspected drug den

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK SIX minors were recently rescued from a suspected drug den during the implementation of a search warrant by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the local police force in Muntinlupa City. PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino, in a statement, said the minors, the youngest of whom is four years old, will be turned over […]

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