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‘Votes shaved went to Roxas, Robredo’

May 29, 2016 9:45 pm

Calls on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to investigate massive cheating during the elections grew after a municipal officer in Quezon province on Sunday bared that he helped set up a command center in Lucena City where votes from all … Read more »

Rody picks Briones, Diokno

May 29, 2016 9:45 pm

DAVAO CITY: Incoming President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte wants former National Treasurer Leonor Briones to be the Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) and Benjamin Diokno to head the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). For the Department of Science … Read more »

No Cabinet post for Robredo

May 29, 2016 9:44 pm

DAVAO CITY: President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is yet to decide if he will appoint Vice President Leni Robredo to a Cabinet post or not. “That never entered my mind actually,” Duterte admitted when asked if he has thought of offering Robredo … Read more »

Congress to proclaim winners with or without Duterte

May 29, 2016 9:43 pm

THE Senate and House of Representatives will reconvene as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) today to proclaim the 16th President of the republic and the new Vice President even if President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will not show up. Senate President … Read more »

TUCP wants 2 top SSS execs sacked

May 29, 2016 9:42 pm

THE Filipino workers’ lobby group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP)-Nagkakaisa has called for the immediate dismissal from service of the two top officials of the Social Security System (SSS) for moves prejudicial to the interest of its members. … Read more »

Duterte to free Tiamzons

May 29, 2016 9:41 pm

DAVAO: Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday he would seek an early start to peace talks with communist rebels and free detained guerrilla chieftains when he takes office on June 30. He also offered safe passage for Jose Maria Sison, … Read more »

MMDA, LGUs get busy for June school opening

May 29, 2016 9:41 pm

As part of preparations for the opening of classes in June, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has already started extensive re-painting of pedestrian lanes within the immediate vicinities of schools in the metropolis. MMDA Chairman Emerson Carlos said that … Read more »

Intramuros Administration loses P1.1-M extra income

May 29, 2016 9:40 pm

The Intramuros Administration could have earned some P1.176 million more had it been able to renew lease or contract deals with tenants or lessees of commercial spaces, according to state auditors. Based on the 2015 audit report of the Commission … Read more »

Traffic jams: The silent killer

May 28, 2016 8:59 pm

A MAN was gasping for air inside a public utility van packed with 20 passengers stuck in traffic on Park Avenue Extension in Pasay City (Metro Manila). It was 9:45 p.m., November 18, 2015. Twenty-one world leaders were in Manila … Read more »

Asean adopts PH proposal on cyber security

May 28, 2016 8:53 pm

The Department of National Defense (DND) over the weekend said the proposal of Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin to establish a cyber security group was approved by a panel of defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). Gazmin’s … Read more »