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P108-M seized illegal drugs from US turned over to PDEA

Published January 30, 2018, 11:26 PM ...

Mayon Volcano eruptions spark Philippines tourism boom

MANILA, Philippines — With chili-spiced or flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon Volcano is...

BBL passes constitutional muster – retired justice – The Manila Times Online

RETIRED Supreme Court justice Adolf Azcuna on Tuesday said the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) draft was “constitutional,” as the Senate sub-committee on the BBL...

DPWH river project to affect 300 fire victims in Brgy. Pasil

By: Intern, January 30th, 2018 10:59 PM After having their houses destroyed by the recent fire in Barangay...

SSS to increase member contributions by April

MANILA, Philippines — State-run Social Security System (SSS) is seeking to implement by April the proposed increase in the contribution rate of members to...

Indictment of cops in Kian slay ‘rare instance’ of accountability

Indictment of cops in Kian slay 'rare instance' of accountability  Philippine StarPhilippines: Hold police to account for unlawful killings in “war on drugs”  Amnesty InternationalMore cops...

Senate sends Faeldon to Pasay jail; Palace won’t intervene

Published January 31, 2018, 12:09 AM ...

Carandang suspension shows ‘hypocrisy’ of Duterte anti-graft drive

MANILA, Philippines — The charge of grave misconduct and dishonesty against Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Carandang was “ill-founded” and demonstrated the “insincerity and hypocrisy”...
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Pfizer to seek vaccine approval in November

Agence France Presse, 16 Oct 2020 US drugmaker will seek go-ahead for emergency use after reaching 'safety milestone'
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‘Their voice is vital’ – Thai celebs break silence on democracy protests

Bangkok Post, 18 Oct 2020 A K-pop superstar, beauty queens and TV personalities are among a growing wave...

Thousands of Thai protesters return to streets after police clashes

Oct 18, 2020, Agence France-Presse BANGKOK, Thailand (UPDATED) Across the Chao Phraya river, nearly a thousand...

[EDITORIAL] Pollsters: Truth- tellers or myth-builders?

Oct 12, 2020, Rappler.com Pulse Asia President Ronald Holmes himself admits it's "shocking, unbelievable."  He’s talking...