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Watch: House Members skip holiday to continue working on 2020 National Budget

Philippines Politics
The entire country is taking today off work today to commemorate the death of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr., except for the House of Representatives. Despite the ...
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Farmers affected by rice tariffication to get P1.5-B loan aid

Philippines
By Lilybeth Inson, PNA MANILA — The government will roll out a PHP1.5-billion loan program for farmers who were affected by the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) due to the ...
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No garage, no car policy to help solve traffic crisis: exec

Philippines
By Ma. Teresa Montemayor, PNA Traffic in Metro Manila is already a “crisis situation”, hence the need for drastic measures like “no garage, no car policy,” a government ...
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Is Gina Lopez Dead?

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A report that Former Cabinet Secretary Appointee Gina Lopez has passed away has been making its rounds around gossip circles and social media chatboxes. The rumor is based ...
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Army Aviation Regiment will activate within the year

Philippines
The Philippine Army (PA)’s modernization efforts now include activating the Aviation Regiment. The activation is expected to happen sometime within this year. According to Col. Romulo Manuel, the ...
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Manila North Cemetery holds mass burial for unclaimed skulls and bones

Philippines
Around 200 human bones, including a number of skulls, found scattered inside the Manila North Cemetery (MNC) have finally been laid to rest in a mass graving ceremony ...
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Go supports amendments to Human Security Act, cites the need to address current policy loopholes

Philippines
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his support for the proposed amendments to the Republic Act 9372, or the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007, during the hearing ...
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Duterte, Go extend assistance to babies with biliary atresia

Philippines
Davao City, August 12, 2019 — President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go have joined in the efforts to help two babies with biliary atresia undergo ...
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Rape suspect slain after attacking policewoman during booking

Philippines
Rape suspect Mohamad Akmad, 46, was shot dead by police officers after he allegedly grabbed the pistol of a policewoman and shot her. The incident happened in the ...
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Drug dealing siblings nabbed in Bicol raid

News Philippines
Over half a million pesos worth of suspected shabu was seized from siblings Vanessa Toscano Boral, 30, and Mestico Boral, 22, during a drug raid in Tabaco City ...
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