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BABARILIN, PALALAKLAKIN NG SHABU | PDI columnist who wrote about issues hounding Digong, Pulong gets threats

One threatened that he would have him gulp shabu with gin, the other told him a bullet would be put in his head.

FROM RUSSIA WITH GUNS | After Duterte party pact with Russia ruling party, Moscow sends weapons to PH

It looks like Philippine-Russia ties have gotten deeper since President Rodrigo Duterte announced last year that he wanted to open an alliance with Moscow and chart a supposedly independent foreign policy.

Islamic bond float pushed for Marawi rebuilding

The government should consider floating tapping the Islamic banking system and float bonds to help raise funds to rebuilt war-shattered Marawi City, a lawmaker said.

China’s premier, Russian PM to attend ASEAN meet in November

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are coming to Manila to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings next month.

Eight outstanding UPCMC alumni to receive Glory Awards on Nov. 11

Roby Alampay, editor in chief of InterAksyon and BusinessWorld, will join seven other distinguished alumni of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) who will be honored during the 1st Glory Awards ceremony on November 11, 2017 at the UP Bahay ng Alumni, DIliman Quezon City.
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Rep. Bag-ao wants Constitution study part of Grade 12 curriculum

MANILA, Philippines - As Congress makes moves to overhaul the Constitution, a lawmaker has a filed a bill proposing to include the study of...
Looks like the jeepney has made the endangered species list. Before the looming phase-out of old dilapidated jeepneys become reality, watch here and get to know more about the ubiquitous beep beep.

WATCH | MAGPAKABAIT SANA? Palace, Cayetano hope Trillanes will behave while he’s in the U.S.

President Rodrigo Duterte's arch critic is in the U.S. and Malacañang and the chief of the Department of Foreign Affairs are earnestly hoping that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will behave while spending his time at the world's only superpower.
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STRIKE OVER NOTHING? | Paucity of details on transport modernization dismays lawmakers

Did the transport groups overreact to the jeepney modernization that, it turns out, is still on the drawing board? Or, did transport officials oversell a product the finer details of which that they were still crafting?

WATCH | Is ISIS-linked Malaysian who allegedly helped finance Marawi attack already dead? AFP thinks so

The military is "increasingly becoming confident" that the top Malaysian terrorist who allegedly funded the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups' attack on Marawi was among the 13 rebels killed by government troops on Wednesday.

Neo-liberalism ‘kills,’ says U.N.’s Callamard citing violence vs PH anti-mining activists

U.N. special rapporteur Agnes Callamard, who has clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte over his war on drugs, said in Dublin she was equally concerned by violence outside the urban hotspots, where rural Filipinos opposing mining developments have met bloody reprisals.

Rains to persist as ‘Paolo’ seen to become super typhoon

Rains, possibly accompanied by strong winds and lightning, that could trigger flashfloods or landslides are forecast for the whole country on Thursday, October 19, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.

Classes suspended as floods hit Cotabato City, Central Mindanao

Classes have been suspended in Cotabato City and in several schools in Maguindanao and Cotabato provinces because of floods triggered by incessant rains since Wednesday.