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MEMBERS of the Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives have voiced their support for Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno amidst an impeachment complaint filed against her. In a press conference at the Media Center on Thursday, ACT-Teachers Party-List Rep. Antonio Tinio said that his party would support Sereno and…

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THE Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Thursday that the fire at the Caloocan City Police Station, where case folders of alleged extrajudicial killings were burned, was being investigated. Chief Supt. Dionardo Carlos said in a press briefing that the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) was investigating the matter, including…

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THE newly-installed commander of the military’s Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) vowed to intensify its operations against the communist New People’s Army (NPA). Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., the EastMinCom chief, said on Thursday that he would be primarily addressing the extortion activities of NPA rebels. Madrigal said he would need community support,…

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THE Philippines led the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in reiterating its “strong condemnation” of violent extremism and terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. President Rodrigo Duterte, chairman of the 31st Asean Summit and Related Summits, stressed this point in his 28-page Chairman’s statement released by the Department of Foreign Affairs…

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A WOMAN suspected of illegal recruitment has been arrested by police. The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) identified the suspect as Jenelyn Betacura, 31, a Filipino-Korean, and resident of Lanao del Norte. Betacura was arrested by elements of the CIDG Anti-Transnational Crimes Unit (CIDG-ATCU) in her condominium unit in Makati…

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THE Philippine economy grew at a solid pace of 6.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, accelerating from the revised 6.7 percent growth in the second quarter, driven by higher exports and increased public spending, official data showed on Thursday. The third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth…

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THE Sandiganbayan’s Special Fifth Division has denied the prosecution’s plea to reconsider its ruling that allowed former Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada to post bail over the plunder case he was facing in connection with the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel scam. “In fine, for failure of the…

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