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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Cardema eyeing impeachment, extortion raps vs Guanzon

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 01:46:20 +0000

Cardema eyeing impeachment, extortion raps vs Guanzon

MANILA, Philippines – Former National Youth Commission chief and embattled Duterte Youth party-list nominee Ronald Cardema on Monday said he is eyeing impeachment and extortion complaints against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon. “Sa impeachment complaint, kung may tutulong samin, sa tingin ko meron pang mga inagrabyado ‘to, di lang naman kami, sa tagal-tagal […]

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Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:40:17 +0000

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.  – President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey golf club. “We’re doing tremendously well. […]

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After absence from public eye, Duterte photo with family released

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:51:45 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s partner Honeylet Avanceña on Monday released a photo of the Chief Executive who has not been seen in public for more than a week. In a photo shared to the media Sunday night, Duterte is seen with Avanceña and their daughter, Veronica in their Davao City home. Presidential Spokesperson […]

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Check paper trail to flush out PhilHealth ‘mafia’–Lacson

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:24:31 +0000

Rumored budget cut in veterans' pension 'fake news,' says Lacson

MANILA, Philippines — Documents won’t lie. Sifting through the financial records of Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) could be the key to unmasking the real members of the so-called mafia who were supposedly controlling the affairs of the state insurance firm, Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday said. “One of the means for us to find […]

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Fewer kids getting polio shots, says DOH

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:23:15 +0000

Health secretary reiterates warning against firecrackers

The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded parents to complete the vaccination of their children, particularly against poliovirus, as the Philippines is in danger of losing its 19-year-old polio-free status due to the recent drop in oral polio vaccine (OPV) coverage. “Complete vaccination is the best preventive measure against polio. All children under 1 year […]

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Lacson questions Duque firm’s deal with suppliers

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:22:27 +0000

Fraud depleting funds of PhilHealth – Lacson

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday said there was something amiss in the deal that six companies supplying medicines to the Department of Health (DOH) had entered into with a pharmaceutical company owned by the family of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. Speaking with the Inquirer by phone, Lacson said no less than […]

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