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Labor leaders slam Duterte for union comments

February 12, 2016 12:00 am

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is in danger of losing the support of workers and labor unions in the country after he threatened to kill members of the Kilusang Mayo Uno if they do not stop organizing labor unions. … Read more »

Ramos: Support for Leni sincerely given

February 11, 2016 11:53 pm

President Fidel Ramos has reaffirmed his support to the vice presidential run of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo. Ramos, who served as President of the country from 1992 to 1998, noted that Leni’s husband, former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, “was … Read more »

Marcos wins support of La Union’s Ortegas

February 11, 2016 11:53 pm

After his successful initial campaign in Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos took his vice presidential caravan to La Union and won the support of the Ortega clan. San Fernando City mayor Pablo Ortega and his brothers … Read more »

Medical breakthrough: Pinoys get first crack at dengue vaccine

February 11, 2016 11:51 pm

A vaccine that prevents dengue is now available and Filipinos will get the first chance to try it. Medical societies on Thursday launched Dengvaxia, which was developed and manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur. “Our country has been in the [forefront] of … Read more »

Ferrer sees bleak future for BBL

February 11, 2016 11:50 pm

THE prospects of passing the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) remain dim even in the next Congress where proponents of the measure expect to face a “bigger challenge” owing to the anticipated turnout of the May 9 elections. According to Miriam … Read more »

Lakas-CMD hits TV network ‘bias’

February 11, 2016 11:49 pm

“Ethical standards apply to all or none at all.” Raul Lambino, deputy secretary general of Lakas-CMD, issued the statement on Thursday as he accused a major television network of “de facto electioneering” by featuring the life story of Liberal Party … Read more »

MILF coddling BIFF, military official claims

February 11, 2016 11:48 pm

A SECURITY official wants the provision of the guidelines on the government’s ceasefire with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) revised he accused the separatist group of coddling the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) whose jihadist members recently engaged government … Read more »

There’s a process in passing bills – Marcos

February 11, 2016 11:44 pm

Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday said President Benigno Aquino 3rd has to be enlightened on the process of passing the controversial Bangsamoro Basic Law. Marcos, chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government, crafted a substitute Bangsamoro bill … Read more »

60-year-old wins P56M lotto pot

February 11, 2016 11:43 pm

A 60-year old employee from Manila won the P56.4 million jackpot prize in Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) Mega Lotto 6/45 Draw. PCSO general manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas 2nd turned over the check to the winner on Wednesday. Rojas said … Read more »

Roxas promises P100B for local officials’ projects

February 11, 2016 11:41 pm

Administration bet Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd promised to allocate P100 billion funding for Local Government Units (LGUs) if he wins the presidency. In a speech before the Liga ng Barangay sa Pilipinas Forum in Pasay City, Roxas noted that the … Read more »