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Miriam seeks probe on toxic ‘water colors’

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – The Senate has been urged to investigate the reported proliferation of lead-contaminated water color products.“Congress and other concerned agencies...

JV gives up on Jinggoy reconciliation

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – The long-time rift between half-brothers, Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito may no longer be repaired.There is...

Teach school kids traffic rules – solons

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – A bill has been introduced in the Lower House seeking to teach road safety both in elementary and secondary...

Gov’t vows sustainable fishing as EU issues warning

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – The Philippine government has vowed to further promote sustainable fishing practices in compliance with the standards set by the...

13 Pinoys arrested in HK for stun guns

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – In the first quarter of 2014, 13 Filipinos were arrested and convicted in Hong Kong for carrying stun guns.This...

Timely class suspensions pushed

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA - Local government units were reminded to issue class suspensions on time in case of strong weather disturbances.Malacañang...

Retirement pay for brgy officials, workers pushed

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA — Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. believes barangay officials and workers deserve retirement benefits.Marcos filed Senate Bill (SB) 12, which...

Congress productive despite ‘pork’ controversy – Drilon

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – Despite the many controversies that the 16th Congress faced such as the pork barrel scam, Senate President Franklin Drilon...

‘Tourism key to PH recovery, growth’

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) identified tourism as one of the best assets of the Philippines for...

Bill bans sale of human organs

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila ReporterMANILA – Persons who buy or sell human organs will be imprisoned for 20 years and fined P2 million, under Cong. Girdgidi Aggabao’s...

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