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Palace orders DOJ to get back P60-M ad money from Ben Tulfo firm

MANILA – Malacañang ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to start its move to retrieve the P60 million in ad placement fees paid to...

Comelec’s Guanzon: Cardema’s substitution bid not yet OK’d

MANILA – A Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner clarified that the substitution bid of former National Youth Commission chairman Ronald Cardema as first nominee...

Junjun Binay perpetually disqualified from holding public office

MANILA – The Court of Appeals (CA) affirmed the dismissal from service of former Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. and his perpetual...

Senate approves bill on higher cigarette taxes

MANILA – The Senate on Monday approved on the third and final reading the measure which increases the excise tax on cigarettes, including electronic...

Duterte certifies ROTC bill ‘urgent’

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Senate to pass its version of the measure mandating senior high school students to undergo Reserve Officers’...

Increasing public teachers’ salary ‘easier said than done’ – Palace

MANILA – Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte did not forget his campaign promise to increase the salary of public school teachers but it was...

House bill calls for total ban of waste import

MANILA – A House of Representatives measure called to impose a total ban on importing wastes from other countries and the abolition of the...

‘Bikoy’ back under police protective custody

MANILA – Peter Joemel Advincula, the man who claimed to be “Bikoy” in the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” video series, returned to the protective custody...

PNP intensifies drive against bullying amid class opening

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) intensified its drive against bullying in schools by forming a task unit that will focus on it...

Duterte to agencies: Mitigate impact of lake fish-kill

MANILA – Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte ordered concerned government agencies to mitigate the impact of fish-kill in Taal...

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