Jiro Manio, former child actor, nabbed for stabbing man in Marikina

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:23:43 +0000

FORMER child actor, Jiro Manio, was arrested for frustrated homicide in Marikina City, police reported on Saturday. Marikina City Police Station (CPS) reported that Manio, 27, stabbed a man named Zeus Doctolero, 25, along M.A Roxas Street at Barangay San Roque at 7:20 p.m. on Friday. Doctolero sustained injuries on his upper back and head […]

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Locked down areas in Batangas because of Taal eruption rise to 14 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:15:47 +0000

LOCKED down areas in Batangas have increased to 14 from four as Alert Level 4 remains over Taal volcano, local and disaster officials said on Friday. They are Talisay, Agoncillo, San Nicolas, Laurel, Alitagtag, Balete, Taal, Malvar, Cuenca, Sta. Teresita, Lemery, portions of Mataas na Kahoy, portions of Lipa City and portions of Tanauan, according […]

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Duterte: Gamboa now ‘regular’ PNP chief

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:15:25 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has picked Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa as the new head of the Philippine National Police (PNP). In his speech at the thanksgiving gathering with The Fraternal Order of Eagles in Davao City on Friday, Duterte announced Gamboa’s appointment as “regular” PNP chief. “We have the PNP chief, I’m going to appoint […]

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Duterte blames water firms for Manila Bay ‘contamination’

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:00:46 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has stepped up his attacks against Maynilad Water Services, Inc. and Manila Water Co. Inc., this time blaming them for heavy contamination in Manila Bay. Speaking during the celebration of the 120-year presence of the Baptist Churches in the Philippines on Thursday night, Duterte said Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, who leads the […]

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Duterte: ‘I have deep, abiding faith in God’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:43:54 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has declared that he has “deep and abiding” faith in God, even as he has repeatedly lashed out at the Catholic Church. Speaking during the celebration of the 120-year presence of the Baptist Churches in the Philippines on Thursday night, Duterte believed that God was always with him, especially when he visited […]

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Taal danger high despite ‘lull’

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:59:55 +0000

TAGAYTAY: The threat of the Taal volcano unleashing a potentially catastrophic eruption remains high, authorities warned Thursday, saying it was showing dangerous signs despite a “lull” in spewing ash. Scores of earthquakes rattle the region daily and large fissures are opening up in the ground, which means the magma that would fuel a major eruption […]

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House leaders march Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:39:58 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: In a dramatic procession across the US Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the stage for only the third trial to remove a president in American history. Trump complained anew it was all a “hoax,” even as fresh details emerged about his […]

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Duterte grants P1,000-P3,000 gratuity pay for contractual govt workers

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:36:53 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has granted government employees under job orders and contracts of service a one-time gratuity pay, ranging from P1,000 to P3,000 based on the services they render in government. In Administrative Order (AO) 20, the President will provide P3,000 worth of gratuity pay for contractual workers in the government sector who have rendered […]

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Russian parliament to review Putin PM pick after shock overhaul

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:16:59 +0000

MOSCOW: Russian lawmakers will begin reviewing President Vladimir Putin’s nomination of a little-known tax chief as the new prime minister on Thursday after his announcement of a sweeping constitutional shake-up fuelled speculation about his future plans. The overwhelmingly Kremlin-loyal State Duma lower parliament is likely to approve Mikhail Mishustin for the role, following the shock […]

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