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House sub-panel okays death penalty bill

THE bill seeking the revival of the Death Penalty Law was easily approved by the House subcommittee on justice, and will goes next to the mother committee for approval. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); At yesterday’s hearing, at least six members of the subcommittee on judicial reforms agreed to reinstate…

A busy leader makes people feel better

Self-rated poverty stayed at 44 percent based on a survey conducted by the Social Weather Station. The rate for December last year is the second lowest since 1983. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It was at record low at 42 percent in September 2016. Both rates were under the Duterte…
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Duterte taps AIIB to fix infrastructure

President Rodrigo Duterte has tapped a China-backed multilateral lender to help fund his government’s “unprecedented infrastructure buildup”, the finance minister said Monday, as he seeks closer relations with Beijing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been viewed by some as a rival to…

President in pink of health, says pres’l spokesman

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s health is at its “peak,” Malacañang clarified yesterday even as it dismissed suggestions of releasing medical bulletins on the President’s health. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella stressed that Duterte himself has been updating the public about his health. Abella pointed out that the…

PH taps China-backed AIIB

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has tapped a China-backed multilateral lender to help fund his government’s “unprecedented infrastructure buildup”, the finance minister said Monday, as he seeks closer relations with Beijing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been viewed by some as a rival to…

Get killers of 2 gov’t officials, Digong urged

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte should use his intelligence fund to find the killers of two ranking government officials if it is proven that they were killed by scalawags out to sabotage his anti-corruption program. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In making this unsolicited advice to the President, Senate Minority Leader Ralph…

Duterte’s vow to complete Albay airport lauded

LEGAZPI City -- Albay leaders on Thursday lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s first-time visit in the province where he assured Albayanos of the completion of the 12-year delayed construction of the Bicol International Airport (BIA) in Bgy. Alobo, Daraga town. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Together with top officials of the…

Russia plans war games with PH

THE Russian Navy said yesterday it was planning to hold war games with the Philippines, as two of its ships made a rare stop in Manila following President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot from the United States. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov, the deputy commander of the Russian…

DU30, PNP should also look into ‘lost command’

There is nothing more revolting than seeing reports that a retired police general and several active policemen were behind the kidnap-for-ransom and subsequent murder of South Korean businessman Ick Joo Yee. As what Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald dela Rosa has stated in his pronouncements, the involvement of PNP…
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Rody may visit Donna Villa’s wake today

President Rodrigo Duterte is likely to visit the wake of mega producer Donna Villa today, at the Cosmopolitan chapel in Quezon City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Later today, Duterte is expected to lead the special tribute to Donna. The President has been informed about Donna’s through Volunteers Against Crime…
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