The Manila Times

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THE assistant state prosecutor of the Department of Justice who is facing bribery charge before the Sandiganbayan failed to post bail before the anti-graft court for lack of requirements and intent. According to Sandiganbayan officer who asked not to be named for lack of position to speak, the court did…

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Malacañang on Tuesday appealed to almost 100 mayors to help in the ongoing investigation on the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam involving businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima earlier summoned 97 mayors whose signatures were allegedly forged by Napoles’ firm, JLN Corp, so she could get some P900…

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The damage caused by Typhoon Labuyo to the country’s agriculture sector reached P438.27 million, the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported on Tuesday. In its initial damage report, the DA said that Typhoon Labuyo left P438.27 million worth of damages in agriculture in Codillera Administrative Region, Region 2 and 3 –…

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Philippine rescuers used helicopters and bulldozers on Tuesday to reach isolated towns devastated by deadly Typhoon Labuyo (International codename: Utor), which left tens of thousands homeless and a trail of destruction in its wake. The government reported that two people had been confirmed killed and 11 others were missing after…

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THE province of Isabela has P235-million unliquidated cash advances, almost half of which is already unsettled for more than a year, the Commission on Audit (COA) disclosed. State auditors raised a red flag on the undocumented monies of the province, which was one of the hardest hits when Typhoon Labuyo…

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Some 250 million children are victims of child labor worldwide, the International Labor Organization said on Tuesday, prompting it to support the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) in establishing the “Batang Malaya: Child Labor-Free Philippines” campaign that highlighted the plights of child laborers in the country. Since its conception in…

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THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday formally opened its search for the best impromptu speaker in the 2nd Voice of Asia Speech contest which will highlight the capability of Filipino high school students to discuss a relevant issue that is exemplary in form and content. Education Secretary Armin Luistro…

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) is on its way in seeking a freeze order on the bank accounts of Janet Napoles, the businesswoman who allegedly benefited from the P10 billion Priority Development Assistance Fund of lawmakers thru her bogus nongovernment organizations, it was learned Tuesday. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima…

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India’s army accused Pakistan on Tuesday of firing across the de facto border that divides Kashmir, in the latest confrontation fuelling tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals. The army said Pakistani soldiers had violated the ceasefire overnight along the heavily militarized Line of Control (LOC) in the disputed Himalayan region. It…