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CALAMITY PROCLAMATION NEEDED BEFORE SHUTDOWN – DOJ

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BORACAY: Police preparing to shut down the Boracay resort island staged drills in riot gear on Wednesday, startling the laid-back beach community as workers mounted a last-ditch legal effort to halt the six-month closure for being “unconstitutional.” BEACH ‘RIOT’ Mock protesters scuffle with anti-riot police during a security drill in…

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THE Bureau of Immigration on Wednesday ordered an elderly Australian Catholic nun who angered President Rodrigo Duterte to leave the Philippines in 30 days, accusing her of engaging in illegal political activities outside of her missionary work. Sister Patricia Fox, 71, who was briefly detained last week, will be the…

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FORMER Social Security System (SSS) commissioner Jose Gabriel “Pompee” La Viña has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as an undersecretary of the Department of Tourism, a little over two months after he was sacked from his post for alleged corruption. La Viña, Duterte’s social media strategist during the 2016…

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The new head of the Quezon City Police District, Senior Supt. Joselito Esquivel, vowed stricter monitoring of street crimes when he assumed his post on Wednesday. “During my time as the QCPD director, we vow to improve the technological capacity of our offices by monitoring street crimes real time through…

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Officials of the Commission on Higher Education led by Dr. Nilo Rosas (fourth from left) pose with Dr. Dante Ang, chairman emeritus of The Manila Times (fifth from left) after inspecting The Manila Times College. With them were (from left) Dante Ang 2nd, president and CEO of The Manila Times,…

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MENDING TIES President Rodrigo Duterte greets Kuwait Ambassador to Manila Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh at the presidential guest house in Davao City. With them were Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd and Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, show their newly-born son, their third child, to the media outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital in central London, on April 23, 2018. AFP PHOTO

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The Department of Health (DoH) called on parents to have their children vaccinated against measles amid a spike of cases that prompted the government to launch a supplemental immunization drive nationwide. The department said 5,450 measles cases were reported from January 1 to April 14. Fifteen children died, 13 of them unvaccinated.…

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Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Balutan said the agency is transparent in all its sales and accomplishments to gain people’s trust and end corruption. “Gusto kong malaman ninyo kung magkano ang kinikita ng PCSO, kung saan niya ginagastos, anong proyekto, ilan ang beneficiaries na natulungan niya, at…

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Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go (right) helps Uy Ching Sing get up from his wheelchair to witness Monday’s inauguration of the Club Samal Resorts in Davao del Norte. Uy was assisted by his daughter (left) who is the wife of a Davao businessman.

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