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Government rescues 4 sick children from Bakwits
MARAMAG, Bukidnon, Dec. 10 --A team from the local government unit (LGU) of Kitaotao, National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and Philippine (...)
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
Gulf leaders meet in Saudi Arabia under looming Iran threat
Gulf leaders meet in Saudi Arabia under looming Iran threat
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Arab Gulf leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for an annual summit that was intended to showcase their unity in the face of shared threats. But looming over the meeting were their frayed ties and heightened worries (...)
Inquirer.net - 11 December 2019
Fair weather over PH Wednesday
MANILA -- Fair weather will prevail over most parts of the country but the northeast monsoon continues to affect Luzon Wednesday. In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Homage to the winners
Manila Times - 11 December 2019
NOCPPO unveils 'Ang Pahayag' newsletter
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Dec. 11 (PIA6) -- The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) scaled up its information dissemination drive with the unveiling of its official quarterly newsletter (...)
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
Quoting Quiboloy: What's the point
Screengrab from GMA News Online. WHY WASTE the news? Jeers to several media organizations for paying attention to an absurd claim of a founder and leader of a religious group who said t
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
The sacking of Leni: Not really telling it like it is
Vice President Leni Robredo takes questions from the media after attending a forum at the Ateneo De Manila University in Quezon City on December 4, 2019. | Photo by Luis Adrian Hidalgo/CMFR (...)
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
Lorenzana, Sison lock horns over preconditions to peace talks
THE reopening of the peace talks remained in limbo as officials from both sides locked horns over conditions before the negotiations. In a statement on Wednesday, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison insisted (...)
Manila Times - 11 December 2019
Suu Kyi says no proof of ‘genocidal intent’ in Rohingya case
THE HAGUE: Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi told the UN’s top court on Wednesday there was no proof of “genocidal intent” behind her country’s military campaign against Rohingya Muslims. Suu Kyi said “it cannot be ruled out that (...)
Manila Times - 11 December 2019
Govt launches anti-drug war documentary ‘Gramo’
THE government on Wednesday launched a documentary film tackling President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on illegal drugs, amid human rights concerns about the surge of alleged extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the country. Secretary Martin Andanar, head (...)
Manila Times - 11 December 2019
La Trinidad wins 2019 Kalasag award anew
BAGUIO CITY -- Benguet's capital town, La Trinidad, has proven it is prepared to respond during disasters after it bagged for the second time the 2019 Kalamidad at Sakuna, Labanan Sariling Galing (Kalasag) award in the municipal category. La (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Clearing ops in Tisoy-damaged roads ongoing: DPWH
MANILA -- Clearing operations in roads damaged by Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) continue as damage to infrastructure has exceeded PHP2 billion, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Tuesday. “As per initial reports submitted by DPWH (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Firemen give Christmas joy to kids with cancer
CEBU CITY – Personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Central Visayas on Tuesday spent early Christmas with children diagnosed with cancer. Senior Superintendent Gilbert Dolot, chief of BFP-7, said their visit to a center that houses (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Use alternative ways to greet new year: DOH
ILOILO CITY – The Department of Health in Western Visayas is urging the public to make use of alternative ways to greet the new year, instead of lighting firecrackers. “The advocacy of the DOH is to engage in alternative methods of celebrating the (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Duterte considers expropriating water operations
MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will expropriate the operation of water facilities if he is not satisfied with the explanation of water concessionaires and government lawyers on the supposed onerous water concession (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
DOJ lauds concessionaires' decision not to collect gov't payment
MANILA -- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday welcomed Maynilad and Manila Water's decision not to pursue the more than PHP10-billion compensation they were seeking from the government, which the Permanent Court of Arbitration in (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Caritas Manila asks faithful to offer Simbang Gabi masses
MANILA -- The social action arm of the Archdiocese of Manila urged the faithful to sponsor Simbang Gabi masses to help fix churches in Cotabato that were damaged by recent earthquakes. In a statement, Caritas Manila said the proceeds will help (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Funds sought to fix typhoon-hit police stations in N. Samar
PALO, Leyte -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) regional office here is seeking financial assistance from the national headquarters to repair 15 police station buildings in Northern Samar damaged by Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) last week. Brig. (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
Visayas regions converge to achieve insurgency-free nation
CEBU CITY, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Officials working to end local communist armed conflict (ELCAC) in the three regions in Visayas recently convened to discuss their activities, plans, and accomplishments
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
'CV to be free of insurgency by end of 2021' - NICA
CEBU CITY, Dec. 4 (PIA) -- The National Intelligence Coordinating Authority (NICA-7) believes Central Visayas will be rid of insurgency by the end of 2021. According to NICA-7 Regional Direct
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers Wed. Dec. 11, 2019
BUSINESS MIRROR – Maynilad, Mla Water waive P10.8-B awards INQUIRER – Water firms waiving P10.8-billion award MANILA BULLETIN – Manila Water, Maynilad drop claim MANILA TIMES – Water firms back down MANILA STANDARD – Maynilad, Manila waive P10-b (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
P7.4-M shabu seized in Marikina drug sting
MANILA -- Authorities arrested two suspects and seized PHP7.4-million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Marikina City, which is believed to be connected to an earlier drug haul in Makati City, the National Capital Region Police Office (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
PNP E. Visayas warns vs. use of banned firecrackers
PALO, Leyte -- Ahead of the Christmas and New Year revelries, the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Eastern Visayas has warned the public against the use of banned firecrackers to ensure safe celebrations. Policemen all over the region have (...)
Philippine News Agency - 11 December 2019
FCF's 'Adopt A Tree' is best mining forest program
QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya, Dec. 11 (PIA) - The 'Adopt A Tree' Program of the FCF Minerals Corporation in this town recently won as Best Mining Forest Program for metallic category during the recent (...)
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019
PH labor market remains vibrant but gains need to be sustained-NEDA
QUEZON CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA)--The country's labor market continues to thrive, with increased employment level and lower unemployment rates in October 2019, the National Economic and Development (...)
Philippine Times - 11 December 2019



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