DFA must summon Chinese envoy if diplomatic protests are snubbed – Pimentel

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:10:48 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – A face to face meeting between Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and the Chinese Ambassador to Manila must be set if China fails to respond to diplomatic protests filed by the Philippine over the intrusion of Chinese survey and warships in Philippine waters, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said. “We will use […]

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2 teens hurt in Cotabato City shooting

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:05:18 +0000

Blasts rock Cotabato City anew

COTABATO CITY – Two teenagers were seriously wounded when an unidentified gunman shot them at Barangay Rosary Heights 13 here on Sunday night, (Aug 18), police said. Capt. Rustom Pastolero, Cotabato Police Station 2 chief, Identified the victims only as “Kim” and “Gerald,” both 16 years old and students. The two went to a roadside store […]

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B.C. judge rules multimillion-dollar Inside Passage fuel spill fine should go to Heiltsuk Nation

Credit to Author: David Carrigg| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:21:54 +0000

The Nathan E. Stewart – an American articulated tug-barge travelling the Inside Passage from Alaska to Vancouver – ran aground and sank on a reef next to Athlone Island in the Seaforth Channel close to Bella Bella in the early hours of Oct. 13, 2016.

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Robbery suspect arrested after stabbing woman, son

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:46:40 +0000

  Police arrested one of the robbers who stabbed dead a 15-year-old boy and wounded his 58-year-old mother in their house in Barangay Longos, Malabon City, Sunday morning. The suspect, Angelo James Dejados, 28, was arrested in a follow-up operation hours after attacking Christian Andrew Gonzales and his mother Elizabeth during the robbery. Dejado’s unidentified […]

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Lacson: Instead of giving gifts to public servants, donate to gov’t institution

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:37:22 +0000

lacson Fraud depleting funds of PhilHealth – Lacson

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Panfilo Lacson suggested Monday that instead of giving gifts to public servants as appreciation for a job well done, the public should just make an official donation to the institution they work for. Lacson said this as he pushed for the revision of the present anti-graft laws and make them “more attuned to […]

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‘Environment secretary of the people’: Senators mourn death of Gina Lopez

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:23:09 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Monday mourned the death of former environment secretary Gina Lopez as they exalted her for her work as an environmental advocate. “By her selfless works, Gina’s work was the confirmed environment secretary of the people, the minister for sustainable development, and the ambassador for children’s rights,” Senator Sonny Angara said […]

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Duterte unfazed by Pogo hubs near military camps

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:09:23 +0000

President: Cory popular for losing Ninoy ‘in hands of Marcos’

MANILA, Philippines – The presence of Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) hubs manned by Chinese nationals near military camps is not something to worry about, President Rodrigo Duterte said, even as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has raised concerns on the country’s national security. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the location of the Pogo hubs does […]

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