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THREATENED by the expansion of Small Time Lottery operation of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), illegal gambling operators are allegedly trying to get the support of some lawmakers to stop the operation of the STL. The PCSO has expanded the operation of the STL in support of President Rodrigo…

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MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to make sure economic growth is felt by citizens, to prevent marginalization in society that breeds extremism and the radicalization of young people. Najib touted Malaysia’s success in ensuring that “no one is left behind” regardless of…

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MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Rajak urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to make sure economic growth is felt by citizens, to prevent marginalization in society that breeds extremism and the radicalization of young people. Najib touted Malaysia’s success in ensuring that “no one is left behind” regardless of…

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THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and China should work toward a “win-win solution” to preserve trade relations despite the dispute over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), the head of the region’s business council said on Thursday. Asean Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Chairman Joey Concepcion said the…

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SENATOR Grace Poe wants all government officials behind the signing of the P3.8-billion contract to procure train coaches for the Metro Rail Transit line 3 held accountable. Poe, who chairs the Senate Committee on Public Services, said that the issue on the MRT3 will be given priority during the last…

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Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza on Thursday hailed reports that a bill reviving the death penalty is dead in the Senate ‘’If Senator Franklin Drilon’s claim is true, then that is very good news. We’ve always maintained that the death penalty is useless in fighting crime, it does not serve…

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ANTI-CORRUPTION advocates on Wednesday strongly condemned the decision of the Supreme Court allowing the resumption of the construction of DMCI’s Torre de Manila which critics referred to as the Rizal monument’s “photobomber.” Dante Jimenez, founding chairman of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC), said his group is willing to…

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MALACAÑANG has declared April 28 a special non-working day in Metro Manila to give way to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit and related meetings, which is being hosted by the Philippines this year. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea made the declaration by authority of President Rodrigo Duterte in…

After Kadamay takeover of Pandi houses

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PANDI, Bulacan: The National Housing Authority (NHA) admitted on Tuesday that its collection of monthly amortizations declined since the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) occupied housing units in Pandi, Bulacan in March this year. Romuel Alimboyao of the NHA in Central Luzon told lawmakers that some beneficiaries of housing units…

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Palace: Complaint filed by Matobato lawyer ‘baseless’ A criminal case was filed against President Rodrigo Duterte before the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, Netherlands for his alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings when he was still mayor of Davao City, and now as President of the Philippines. In the…

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