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President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Department of Transportation (DoTr) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to install concrete barriers on highways to avoid repeats of tragic road accidents that had claimed many lives. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Martin Delgra 3rd said the…

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THE Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Region 12 has initiated the cleansing of its ranks of corrupt personnel after reports of LTO employees using the agency as their milking cow, tainting the image of the office in Koronadal City, South Cotabato. LTO Assistant Regional Director Robert Kiunisala said they are…

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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Tomas Orbos on Friday urged the public to report to the agency anyone who extorts money in behalf of the MMDA. “We are also calling on the public to be vigilant and urge them to report such illegal activities to our office so…

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The Quezon City Council passed a resolution urging the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to consider lifting its moratorium and start accepting new applicants for certificates of public convenience. It seeks to rescind an LTFRB memorandum circular which ordered a nationwide moratorium on the acceptance of new petitions for…

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SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: Three bandits of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who doubled as cattle rustlers were killed by farmer-militiamen whose cattle they tried to steal on Friday. Police identified the slain bandits as Tarzan Buntazil, Kensem Dungandong and Salik Rusman who were shot dead by pursuing personnel of…

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MORE than 11,000 students from several public schools in Cavite can now enjoy comfortable learning facilities after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) turned over recently newly constructed 246 classrooms in 19 sites in the province. Assistant vice president for Community Relations and Services Arnell Ignacio said aside from…

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LINGAYEN, Pangasinan: A businesswoman described by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)–Region 1 as “Queen of the drug pushers” in eastern and central parts of Pangasinan and nine other suspected drug traders were arrested in in two separate operations while a notorious drug pusher in Asingan town was killed by…

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SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao: Soldiers in a joint law anti-drug campaign gunned down a drug trafficker and arrested 34 others, all identified with the Abu Sayyaf Group, in Barangay Danag, Patikul town in Sulu. Chief Supt. Reuben Theodore Sindac, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) police director, identified the slain suspect…

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ANGELES CITY: One of the accused in the kidnapping and killing of South Korean Jee Ick Joo was dropped from the case by the court based on recommendation of state prosecutors. Suspect Ramon Yalung was excluded from the kidnapping and homicide case, leaving police Supt. Rafael Dumlao, Senior Police Officer…

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TARLAC: Workers in the private sector in Central Luzon will get a P16 increase in their minimum daily wage beginning May 1 after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board 3 issued an order for the raise. The new wage rate in the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga,…