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Duterte on Rappler reporter's ban: 'I'm invoking executive action based on SEC ruling' - InterAksyon

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he was “invoking executive action” when he issued directive to ban Rappler's reporter Pia Ranada from covering Malacanang events. Duterte said Rappler's reporters would be allowed to ...

Manila court orders transfer of Taguba to PNP jail - Inquirer.net

The Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) has ordered the immediate transfer of Customs broker Mark Ruben Taguba II to the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center. During a court hearing on Friday, Manila RTC Branch 46 Judge Rainelda Estacio ...and more »

DENR targets Boracay easement violators - Inquirer.net

NOT A PLEASURE TRIP Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu rides a fast craft to check on the waters around Boracay as part of the DENR's “Operation Plan: Regain Paradise.” —LYN RILLON. BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN—Establishments built within the 30-meter ...

Palace: Fighting corruption requires cooperation - Manila Bulletin

Malacañang is reiterating its call for the public to cooperate with the President Duterte's campaign to end corruption in government, a problem the President said is what ails the country the most. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque issued the ...

Adopted cats not those missing at BGC - Inquirer.net

The 12 cats adopted by employees of Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila, are not the missing felines from a beloved cat colony at Bonifacio Global City (BGC), an animal welfare group said on Thursday. Ria Ilano, senior volunteer at Compassion and ...

Lack of bidders may move 3rd telco deadline — Palace - Manila Bulletin

Malacañang said that even without the approval of President Duterte, the deadline for the entry of the third telecommunications company in the Philippines may eventually be extended due to the lack of bidders. Department of Information and ...

Traffic woes costing PH P3.5B daily, but Q3 rollout of metro subway project seen to ease crisis - InterAksyon

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade stresses a point at a press briefing in this file photo, after meeting with JICA officials on the feasibility study for Metro Manila's first subway system, to be built by Japan. JICA has completed the feasibility ...

Exec: PDP-Laban has yet to decide on local politics - Sun.Star

YVES Akol, secretary-general of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in Negros Occidental, said Thursday the party has yet to discuss about local politics. Akol made the statement after he received his official designation ...

Duterte offers P50K for every NPA squad leader killed - InterAksyon

DINGLE, Iloilo — President Rodrigo Duterte has offered a PHP50,000 reward to anyone who can eliminate a New People's Army squad leader or any official of the NPA. In a speech during his visit for the “Pagpupugay sa mga Bayani” (Salute to the Heroes ...

Divorce bill will 'stir Church-led protest' - Sun.Star

THE simplified version of the divorce bill approved by the House committee on population and family on February 21 is not favorable to the stand of the Church, which is against any form or attempt to destroy the sanctity of marriage. This was the ...