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WATCH: Pixar’s new short about a little kitten and a pitbull will make you cry

Ask anyone who grew up watching cartoons – it’s not a Pixar joint until it makes you weep your heart out. The newest offering from the animation studio is “Kitbull”, a 9 minute video which tells the tale of an adorable black kitten and his new friend. Black ...
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Please, please don’t swim in Manila Bay

Last week, thousands of volunteers braved one of the most dermatologically dangerous and aromatically affronting frontiers in Manila – the bay shoreline. They did this to undertake the massive task of cleaning up the famously polluted water body. Thanks to their efforts, social media has been littered with ...
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PH gets best corruption index score in 5 years

International anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International released on Tuesday its 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI). This year, the Philippines receive its best score in the last five years and moved up 12 places in the global ranking. The Philippines scores 36 for the 2018 index, an improvement from last ...
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PNP supports House Bill seeking to add more women to the service

A bill seeking to encourage the enlistment of more women into the police service has received the support of the Philippine National Police. House Bill (HB) No. 6869 filed by Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel seeks to increase to 20 percent the allotment of vacant Police Officer ...
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Duterte to hold public officials accountable for project irregularities

President Duterte stressed in a recent speech that he as no intention in meddling in the projects and funding of government agencies. The chief executive clarified that no government contracts or transactions involving public funds reach his desk in Malacañang. Instead, Duterte leaves it up to public officials to ...
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Accused Albay town mayor needs to consent to nomination withdrawal: COMELEC

A former election commissioner has said that the rules need Daraga town mayor Carlwyn Baldo to consent to his nomination’s withdrawal, despite his political party rescinding their support. The Albay town mayor has been accused of masterminding the murder of his political rival, Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe. ...
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Davao region enjoys peaceful holiday season

Police and military authorities reported that the Davao region’s holiday celebrations were “generally peaceful”, despite a few pocket security incidents. During an AFP-PNP press corps briefing held in Davao City at the Royal Mandaya Hotel on Wednesday, Police Regional Office (PRO)-11 Director Chief Superintendent Marcelo Morales reported that ...
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Alleged VP snubs Batocabe wake for Vietnam tour

The Philippines continues to mourn the loss of Ako Bicol partylist representative Rodel Batocabe, who was murdered just 3 days before Christmas. While hundreds of supporters have come to say their final goodbyes to the solon, one notable missing name in the guest book is that of alleged ...
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Army prepared for NPA anniversary

The Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) will be celebrating its 50th founding anniversary on Wednesday, December 26. In response the Philippine Army (PA) has intensified its operations and enhanced its security measures in order to prevent any possible hostile action from the violent rebel group. ...
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BI fights trafficking, stops over 28k Filipinos from leaving the country

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has “intensified” its anti-human trafficking campaign this year. As a result, the first 10 months of 2018 saw more than 28,000 Filipinos stopped from leaving the country. The passengers, totaling 28,467, were stopped from boarding their flights abroad after being found non-compliant with ...
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