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Top Bacolod execs no-show at Independence Day rites

BACOLOD City – Top three incumbent officials of this city have failed to attend Wednesday’s 121st Philippine Independence Day celebration.Councilor Em Ang, who was...

Girl, 6, latest dengue casualty in Antique

SAN JOSE, Antique – The number of dengue deaths in the province so far this year rose to two, with a 6-year-old girl being...

225 bags of ‘registered seeds’ distributed

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist is now distributing 225 bags of registered seeds under the government’s Seed Exchange program.OPA...

Duterte to Moros: Exploit resources, make Moro rich

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday urged the Moros to take advantage of the ratified Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) to exploit the resources...

‘PhilHealth pays more ghost treatments’

MANILA – Former Department of Health secretary Janette Garin claimed there were more “ghost treatments” paid by Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).Garin on Wednesday...

PhilSys Act protects Filipinos’ privacy – Drilon

MANILA – Opposition Sen. Franklin Drilon assured on Wednesday that the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act has enough safeguards to protect the privacy of Filipinos.Drilon...

Australia approves coal project

AUSTRALIA – This country gave the final approval for the construction of a controversial coal mine to be built by Indian company Adani.The mine,...

New Ebola outbreak in Congo worsens

CONGO – The head of a major medical research charity called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening.”Nearly 1,400 people died...

City in ‘shock’ after protests

HONG KONG – Authorities shut some government offices in Hong Kong’s financial district after the worst violence the city has seen in decades.The crowds...

3 ‘pushers’ arrested, P10-T ‘shabu’ seized

ILOILO City – Three suspected drug pushers were caught in a sting operation in Barangay Calaparan, Arevalo district, a police report showed.They were identified...

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