PDEA chief denies catching only small fish in drug war

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:25:57 +0000

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PDEA chief Director General Aaron Aquino denied Thursday that they only catch “small fish” or minor targets in the drug war.

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Bayan Muna presses DOE oil data to fight overpricing

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:47:47 +0000

Bayan Muna presses DOE oil data to fight overpricing

MANILA, Philippines — As consumers braced for higher oil prices and a new round of excise tax on fuel products, lawmakers urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to release its “long overdue” memorandum itemizing oil prices in the country to identify overpricing companies. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi ordered the unbundling of prices of petroleum products […]

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PNP: Over 20,000 cops, soldiers to be deployed for BOL plebiscite

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:00:49 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 20,348 personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be deployed to ensure a peaceful plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).

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Human diet causing ‘catastrophic’ damage to planet – study

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:09:57 +0000

Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet – study

The way humanity produces and eats food must radically change to avoid millions of deaths and “catastrophic” damage to the planet.

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One in three Christians in Asia faces persecution – report

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:52:13 +0000

One in three Christians in Asia faces persecution – report

One in three Christians in Asia faces persecution after a “shocking increase” of religious-based threats and violence across the world.

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US shutdown after four weeks – food banks and job fairs

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:43:56 +0000

US shutdown after four weeks - food banks and job fairs

Four weeks into the US government shutdown, cash-strapped federal workers are tapping life savings, selling possessions and soup kitchens.

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US govt wanted to deport Marine veteran by mistake — ACLU

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:10:40 +0000

US govt wanted to deport Marine veteran by mistake -- ACLU

A Marine veteran was held for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen, lawyers said Wednesday.

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