Senate passes bill giving coconut farmers greater representation in PCA board

All 18 senators present on Monday passed on the final reading a measure that will provide coconut farmers greater representation in the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) board, which was tasked to manage the coco levy fund.

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Palace: Colonoscopy, endoscopy part of Duterte’s routine check-up

Malacañang on Monday reiterated that President Rodrigo Duterte remains healthy even as he admitted having undergone certain medical procedures recently.

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No second chance for ‘narco’ cops; over 300 sacked – Albayalde

No second chance for ‘narco’ cops; over 300 sacked – Albayalde

More than 300 policemen who tested positive for using illegal drugs have been dismissed from the force, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said Monday.

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Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies

Filipinos who lived through martial law should debunk claims there were no arrests, torture and killings during the 21-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

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Poe to focus concern on clear, present challenges

Poe to focus concern on clear, present challenges

While “humbled” by her continued top ranking in surveys, Senator Grace Poe opted to focus on more important numbers pertaining to the pressing problems of the country.

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Panelo: Trillanes engaged in publicity stunts

Panelo: Trillanes engaged in publicity stunts

The chief presidential legal counsel, Salvador Panelo, has dismissed as “mere publicity stunts” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s continued stay in the Senate and claims of military surveillance.

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Tish, Jessica, Hermon and other missing martial law activists

Tish, Jessica, Hermon and other  missing martial law activists

Students. Labor leaders. Farmers. Members of the clergy. Teachers.  Most of them were young activists in their teens, others in their 40s or 50s. 

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‘Kapal naman ng mukha n’yo,’ Satur Ocampo tells Enrile over ‘no arrest’ claim

‘Kapal naman ng mukha n’yo,’ Satur Ocampo tells Enrile over 'no arrest' claim

Former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo reminded former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Friday that he, including some of the individuals detained during the Martial Law period, are still alive and can attest to the alleged atrocities of the Marcos regime.

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