DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

DOTr completes weight testing of China-made MRT trains

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed the weight-testing of 48 Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) Dalian trains Wednesday morning. In a media briefing, DOTr Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan said the tests were just part of a bigger program before the trains are allowed to operate on a daily basis.

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Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

Palace blasts EU anew for interfering with PH affairs

Where are the 12,000 drug war deaths?

Malacañang hit back on Friday at the European Parliament for issuing a resolution urging the Philippines to stop its war on drugs, claiming it is marred by alleged extrajudicial killings and human rights violations. 

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NYC urges Comelec to extend filing of COCs for SK polls

The National Youth Commission (NYC) on Friday issued a resolution urging the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

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Robbery gang leader, member slain in clash with police, Army in Zamboanga

The alleged leader of a robbery gang operating in the Zamboanga areas and one of his men were killed in a clash with authorities in Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte, the police said on Friday.

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Duterte to grace motorcycle club’s convention in Legazpi City

President Duterte is expected to arrive on Saturday afternoon to keynote the 24th National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs of the Philippines (NFMCP) National Convention in Legazpi City.

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NBI raids Bulacan fishpond: 5 men arrested; drugs, firearms seized

National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives have arrested five suspects and seized illegal drugs as well as high-powered firearms during a raid at a three-hectare fishpond in Hagonoy, Bulacan.

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Albayalde to EU Parliament: Show proof 12,000 were killed in PH drug war

What is the basis of your accusations? This was the question raised by newly-installed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Oscar D. Albayalde to the European Parliament, who had accused the police of committing extra-judicial killings under the banner of the government’s anti-illegal drug campaign.

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