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THE Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) warned that term extension and no-elections (no-el) scenarios under the proposed Charter change could spark another people power revolt that may oust the present administration. In a multi-sectoral protest held to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA uprising, Fernando Hicap,…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump’s former campaign deputy Rick Gates pleaded guilty on Friday (Saturday in Manila) to fraud and lying, pledging to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his vast probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Gates was the third former Trump aide to agree to…

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Tuason and several other individuals pleaded not guilty to a graft charge and to a charge of malversation through falsification that they are facing before the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division along with other individuals in connection with Malampaya funds in 2009 to 2010. Those who entered a plea of not guilty…

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ILIGAN CITY:  Local and national government authorities here allayed the fears of some sectors about the possibility of a rice shortage in spite the low stock as admitted by the local National Food Authority (NFA). Rosita Tabugo, NFA stock manager, said the Iligan warehouse has about 3,000 sacks of rice that…

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MEMBERS of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) “tagged” in the drug list of President Rodrigo Duterte would be suspended and if proven involved in illegal drugs, expelled, PDP-Laban president, Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd said. He made the remark on Saturday in support of the President’s declaration on…

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BRUSSELS: European Union leaders were divided at a Brussels summit on Friday over calls to pay more to fill the huge hole that Britain’s departure will leave in their budget. EU President Donald Tusk said the 27 leaders, meeting without Britain to discuss future plans, wanted to spend more on…

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COTABATO CITY: Two men riding a motorcycle shot dead in broad daylight a Marine sergeant and wounded another in an ambush along a busy thoroughfare here while a man suspected of being a gun-for-hire member was shot dead after he attacked the security officer of the Regional Legislative Assembly-Autonomous Region in Muslim…

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An activist nun and a former president of the exclusive St. Scholastica’s College in Manila on Saturday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is worse than that of then-President Ferdinand Marcos. Sister Mary John Mananzan made the comparison on February 25, the 32nd anniversary of a popular uprising in 1986 that…

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Operatives of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) arrested 33 drug suspects over the weekend in line with its intensified anti-criminality and anti-illegal drug operations. Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar said the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) of Masambong Police (Station-2), under Supt. Carlito Mantala, first arrested in a buy-bust the…

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A Korean restaurant manager was shot dead by gunman backriding in a motorcycle in Barangay Banilad of Mandaue City, Cebu on Friday night. Police said Sang Ho Lee, manager of Gaano Restaurant in Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City was driving his black Toyota Innova (YKK 437) at about 9 p.m. that upon…