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A PANEL of the House of Representatives has approved a substitute bill legalizing “church-decreed” annulment. The Committee on Population and Family Relations under Laguna Rep. Sol Aragones has approved the unnumbered Church-decreed annulment bill, which is a substitute for Deputy Speaker and Cebu Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia’s House Bill 1629 and…

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ABOUT 16,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) availed of amnesty at the end of the 90-day program of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for undocumented and stranded foreign nationals. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd said over the weekend that figures from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) showed that of the…

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The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the sentence meted by a trial court against Jason Ivler for the murder of Renato Ebarle, Jr. in a road rage incident in 2009 In a 32-page decision dated November 28, 2017 penned by Associate Justice Ramon Cruz, the CA’s 14th Division junked…

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THE Philippine Navy confirmed on Sunday that the Naval Combat Construction Brigade or Seabees are assisting in the rehabilitation phase in wartorn of Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, which the Islamic State-linked Maute terrorists held under siege for five months. Captain Lued Lincuna, Philippine Navy spokesman, said around 50…

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GREEN groups and energy advocates have expressed dismay over the alleged “midnight exemption” given to local coal mining companies from the new coal tax approved by both Houses of Congress. The Center for Energy, Ecology and Development (CEED) said the Power for People Coalition will award a “King Coal” trophy…

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AT least 10 families belonging to the Aeta MaganTzi community from Sitio Burog in Bamban, Tarlac refuse to beg on the streets, opting to sell their agricultural produce in time for Christmas instead. The Aetas brought their farm produce from their mountainous community to sell in the capital city. They…

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MANAOAG, Pangasinan: A criminology student and his friend were killed when the motorcycle they were riding crashed onto a concrete post along the national highway in Barangay Babasit of this town. Two others were seriously injured in a separate accident when their vehicles collided in Sual town on Saturday night.…

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The Tacloban Airport has resumed its full operation at 5 a.m. on Sunday after the area has been cleared of obstructions. The Department of Transportation (DoTr) on Friday temporarily suspended the airport’s operation after fallen trees blocked the access road leading to the airport as tropical storm “Urduja” battered Visayas.…

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THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has allocated P6.2 billion for next year to accelerate its research and development (R&D) programs. DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña, in a statement, said the agency is glad that President Duterte included R&D as one of the 10 priority economic reform agenda…

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BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya: The upland municipality of Ambaguio which leads to the trail going to famous Mount Pulag will soon be accessible to all types of vehicle with the allocation of P200-million for concreting from Poac to Poblacion and from Ammoweg to Napo roads. Mount Pulag is Luzon’s highest peak…

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