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Black-sand mining deal eyed in Cagayan mayor's slay by NPA during flag rites

Sen. Miriam asks Blue Ribbon panel: Summon Gigi Reyes to pork probe

Are PH banks ready for Asean? S&P shows 'the good, the bad and the ambivalent'

NAIA officials asked: What happened to P1.16-billion budget for airport rehab?

SHOW UP OR WE'LL FIND YOU | DOH tells Etihad passengers as PNP MERS-CoV trackers start work

(UPDATED - 5:47 p.m.) Show up or we'll find you. This was the message issued by the DOH to passengers of Etihad Flight EY 0424 who returned to the Philippines with a MERS-CoV-positive male Filipino nurse from the United Arab Emirates, but have not yet showed up to have themselves.

Actions of capsized ship's captain 'tantamount to murder' - S. Korea President Park

The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Guen-Hye said Monday, as four more crew members were arrested.

ON TRACK | Transition Commission signs draft Bangsamoro law

(UPDATE, 10:36 a.m.) The Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) composed of representatives from the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the final draft of the proposed law that will establish the Bangsamoro government in Mindanao, officials said Monday.
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NAIA officials asked: What happened to P1.16-billion budget for airport rehab?

What happened to the P1.16 billion budget approved in 2011 to rehabilitate Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)? Why didn't it shake off the tag of being the world's worst airport? These are only a couple of questions that a lawmaker wants answered.

Sen. Miriam asks Blue Ribbon panel: Summon Gigi Reyes to pork probe

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday asked the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to summon Atty. Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes in its pork probe hearing to clarify certain portions of its report.

Black-sand mining deal eyed in Cagayan mayor's slay by NPA during flag rites

(UPDATE 5:40PM) Authorities are focusing on an illegal black-sand mining deal that went awry as a backdrop for the assassination of the town mayor of Gonzaga town in Cagayan, by 20 suspected communist rebels during the Monday morning flag ceremony in front of the municipal hall.

P1.05 billion released for Yolanda-affected farmers – budget chief Abad

The Aquino administration has released P1.05 billion for farmers in areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda.

NO BAIL | Court orders arrest of Deniece, Cedric, 3 others for alleged serious illegal detention of Vhong

The Taguig City Regional Trial Court has issued arrest warrants against model Deniece Cornejo, businessman Cedric Lee, and three others for the alleged January 22 serious illegal detention of actor-host Vhong Navarro.

Without PH Senate vote, pact on US rotational presence violates Charter - Miriam

Unless concurred in by a 2/3 vote of the Philippine Senate, the proposed agreement covering the increased rotational presence of US troops in the country - believed being rushed in time for President Barack Obama's visit - will violate the Constitution, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Sunday.

PARA SA MGA GUSTONG MAG-OFW | POEA delists 11 more recruiters for various reasons

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has delisted 11 recruitment agencies for various reasons.

DEADLY HOLY WEEK | 31 killed in car crashes, other incidents - NDRRMC

Thirty-one people died in 50 incidents, mostly car crashes, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday.
as of 21-Apr-2014 11:02 PM
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