Aquino: It’s my duty to explain

Aquino: It’s my duty to explain

President Benigno Aquino III believed it was his duty, even as a private citizen, to “allay certain fears” due to a decision he had made when he was the nation’s leader.

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Gordon shrugs off Hontiveros criticism of Dengvaxia hearing

Gordon shrugs off Hontiveros criticism of Dengvaxia hearing

Senator Richard Gordon dismissed Senator Risa Hontiveros’ criticism of his handling of the Senate Blue Ribbon committee hearing on the controversial Dengvaxia dengue vaccines.

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Cash transfer terms for Marawi shelved

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has suspended until December 2018 conditionalities for the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer program for the poor for CCT households affected by the Marawi siege. Officer-in-Charge Emmanuel Leyco of the DSWD on Friday noted that the suspension, initially only until March 2018, has been extended to complement the […]

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Bato to Bilibid drug peddlers: I will make your life miserable

Bato to Bilibid drug peddlers: I will make your life miserable

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa assured on Friday the inmates at the New Bilibid Prison of a “comfortable” life once he assumes the top post at the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), but it will be the other way around for those who continue to peddle illegal drugs.

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Pagasa warns of flashfloods, landslides in Bicol, Visayas due to ‘Urduja’

Pagasa warns of flashfloods, landslides in Bicol, Visayas due to ‘Urduja'

Residents in the Bicol region and the Visayas should brace for flashfloods and landslides due to persistent rainfall brought by Tropical Storm “Urduja,” according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

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Isabelle Duterte’s Palace photoshoot should not be an issue – Roque

Isabelle Duterte’s Palace photoshoot should not be an issue - Roque

Malacañang sees nothing wrong with the pre-debut photoshoot of President Rodrigo Duterte’s granddaughter, Isabelle Duterte, inside Malacañan Palace.

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Gordon respects netizens’ view of his alleged ‘monopoly’ on Dengvaxia probe

Gordon respects netizens’ view of his alleged ‘monopoly’ on Dengvaxia probe

“They can say anything. It’s a free country.”

Senator Richard has this to say against netizens criticizing the way he handled last Wednesday’s Senate blue ribbon committee investigation into the Dengvaxia fiasco, which was attended by former President Benigno Aquino III and some of his Cabinet officials.

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Local gov’t places Tacloban under state of calamity

Local gov’t places Tacloban under state of calamity

Tacloban City has been placed under a state of calamity as tropical storm “Urduja,” international name Kai-Tak, continued to pummel Eastern Visayas with high rains and strong winds.

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