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2 Lumad slain by suspected NPA rebels

Two members of the Manobo tribe were violently murdered by suspected known members of the New People’s Army (NPA) at 7 p.m. on 19 March, just four days into the month-long ceasefire agreement. The victims were residents of Sitio Inadan, Barangay Magroyong, San Miguel, Surigao del Sur, where ...
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Manila Bulletin’s misleading caption causes needless panic, anger during pandemic

Malacanang recently announced that local government units (LGUs) will not longer be in charge of distributing food and financial assistance provided by the national government. Instead, the Department of Social Welfare and Development will take charge, ensuring that local politics would not unjustly disqualify any beneficiaries and eliminate ...
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8 dead in MedEvac flight crash at NAIA

All 8 souls aboard a Lion Air flight departing from NAIA late Sunday evening have perished as the aircraft was engulfed in flames shortly after takeoff. “Unfortunately, no passengers survived the accident,” said the Manila International Airport Authority. The aircraft was bound for Tokyo (Haneda) via Cebu. Initial ...
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Statement of Cong. Paolo Duterte On Blind Items About His Son Omar Duterte

It has come to my attention that my son, Omar Duterte, went to SNR Davao and he did not line up to conduct the stringent screening requirements of the establishment. This incident is unfortunate given the health emergency that we are facing these days — while most of ...
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Pulong Duterte Distributes Food Packs to Indigents, Single Mothers & PUJ Drivers

Davao City Representative Paolo “Pulong” Duterte has started distribution of food packs to residents in the first district amid the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. The indigents, single mothers, and PUJ drivers were given priority as they were the most affected by the region-wide lockdown. Duterte said the distribution ...
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Congress pursuing all possible measures to mitigate COVID-19 threat

Leaders of the House of Representatives held a press conference today to discuss the measures being taken by Congress to aid in the mitigation efforts being currently implemented. Among them are several additional funding measures which seek to ease the economic and psychological burden on citizens affected by ...
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STATEMENT OF SEN. BONG GO

Dahil sa sitwasyon ngayon, kailangan nating magkaisa at gawin kaagad ang lahat ng pwedeng gawin para maprotektahan ang kapakanan ng mga Pilipino. GOVERNMENT FUNDS ARE SUFFICIENT AND AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME We currently have enough funding to help DOH and other concerned agencies to promptly respond to the ...
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Stop panicking: A comprehensive guide to calming down over COVID-19

Yesterday, the Philippines confirmed 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total up to 20. The media is in a frenzy and people are panicking, but how serious is the viral infection, really? Are these cases all going to die? Should anyone, everyone, and their mothers get ...
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POE HEARING NOTHING BUT A ROLL CALL FOR ABSCBN DEFENDERS – CAYETANO

The Senate is holding hearings on ABS-CBN’s franchise, despite them having no jurisdiction over the matter. It is, for all practical purposes, just a photo opportunity for Grace Poe and her fellow pro-ABS-CBN buddies. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, who advised his former colleagues in the Senate to allow ...
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EO expanding list of medicines under MDRP signed by PRRD; Bong Go pushes for cheaper medicines to complement UHC

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go reiterated his commitment to push for measures to provide all Filipinos with better access to affordable essential medicines. He expressed this as President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) No. 104 dated February 17, 2020, which regulates the prices of select drugs including essential ...
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