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‘Use of Marawi rehab fund for pilgrimage unlawful’

MANILA – Sen. Panfilo Lacson said President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to transfer the P5-million fund intended for the rehabilitation of Marawi City to the...

Pimentel unfazed with ‘quo warranto’ suits

MANILA – Returning Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III was unfazed with the “quo warranto” petition filed against him seeking to invalidate his victory in...

Smartmatic’s 99% accuracy won’t hinder call for replacement

MANILA – Not even the Commission on Elections (Comelec) report about the 99-percent accuracy of Smarmatic’s vote counting machines (VCMs) used in the May...

Duterte defends transfer of Marawi housing funds to Muslim’s Hajj

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Commission on Audit (COA) to reconsider its former decision disallowing the transfer of P5-million Marawi City housing...

PNP orders surrender of Tulfo’s firearms

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday ordered radio broadcaster Erwin Tulfo to surrender his firearms following the expiration of his license...

Drilon brags opposition’s accomplishments in Senate

MANILA – Even if they were heavily outnumbered, Sen. Franklin Drilon said the six-membered opposition bloc was still able to get a lot of...

US immigration office in Manila closes on July 5

MANILA – Filipinos will now have a hard time processing family visa applications, foreign adoptions and citizenship petitions with the United States Citizenship and...

Sotto likely to retain Senate presidency

MANILA – Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto III was likely to remain as the Senate president in the 18th Congress with the chairmanships of almost...

US to launch new program to fight extremism in PH

MANILA – United States and Philippine officials discussed a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the...

Duterte to Muslim Pinoys: Remain as gov’t peace partners

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte encouraged the Muslim Filipinos to continue to work with the government in its endeavor to promote peace in the...

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