NPA rebels surrender in NE, Abra

CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac City – Two groups of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) troopers in Brgy San Agustin, Carranglan in Nueva Ecija and in Brgy Tumalip, Licuan Baay, Abra last Thursday. Lt. Col Isagani G. Nato, of Philippine Army command public information office, said six members of the Communist […]

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Customs file cases vs onion, cigar smugglers

Criminal charges were filed by the Bureau of Customs Friday against importers who tried smuggling millions worth of onions and cigarettes into the country. Consignees and licensed customs brokers were sued before the Department of Justice due to their smuggled shipments discovered during series of spot inspection of container vans at the Manila International Container […]

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Sara shelves peace talks with Reds

DAVAO CITY – City Mayor Sara Duterte will abandon the localized peace talks that she initiated last year with the communist guerillas because it would be counterproductive to the programs implemented by the City Government in areas affected by the insurgency. “The ship has already sailed and it would be counterproductive to stop right in […]

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BIR wins P508-M collection case

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has upheld the P508-million deficiency tax assessment imposed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) against a four-star hotel on Roxas Boulevard in Pasay City due to its failure to file its protest on time. The court’s Second Division in a 25-page resolution stated that it lost jurisdiction to […]

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MPBL: Parks sparks ‘Manda’ to lopsided win

By Jerome Lagunzad Touted wingman Ray Parks put on another brilliant all-around performance as fancied Mandaluyong handled Pasig City with ease, 98-55, on Thursday night for its second straight victory in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Anta Datu Cup at the Blue Eagle gym in Katipunan, Quezon City. The 6-foot-4 Parks, the reigning two-time ABL […]

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