Alan Cayetano warns PHL is at the tipping point of becoming a narco state

Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano MANILA  (Mabuhay) − Vice presidential candidate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday warned that the Philippines is on the brink of becoming a narco state. “Papasok na tayo sa area na pwede maging tipping point na maging sa narco-state,” he said in a radio interview. He said that in some areas, the drug trade […]

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Duterte finds evidence vs. Gloria Arroyo weak: Alan Cayetano

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte arrives to a cheering crowd for his campaign sortie in Tondo, Manila on Tuesday. Duterte kicked off his 90-day campaign addressing Tondo residents, mostly migrants from Visayas and Mindanao, with a promise of decentralizing development in the country.(MNS photo) MANILA  (Mabuhay) − Vice presidential candidate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday said his running mate, […]

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VP Binay says he’s healthy to wage nationwide campaign

Vice President Jejomar Binay addresses the crowd during United Nationalist Alliance proclamation rally in Mandaluyong on Tuesday. The 90-day campaign period for the May 2016 election officially started Tuesday, with candidates organizing their respective campaign sorties around the country.(MNS photo) MANILA  (Mabuhay) − Except for hyperacidity, Vice President Jejomar Binay said Wednesday that he is in a good physical condition […]

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Remulla may become DILG head under Binay presidency

Imus, Cavite – Vice President Jejomar C. Binay and his United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) team revisited vote-rich Cavite yesterday and promised to appoint Governor Juanito Victor “Jonvic” Remulla as his Interior and Local Government secretary should he win in the May 9, 2016 elections. Binay’s announcement drew cheers and applause from the crowd during the UNA campaign sortie at the […]

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Busted Maynilad pipeline floods Sta. Mesa area in Manila

A busted pipeline of the Maynilad Water Services, Inc., turned the westbound lane of Ramon Magsaysay Blvd. near Stop Shop, Sta. Mesa, Manila, into a water world since Wednesday night. The strong flow of water flooded several areas of Ramon Magsaysay Blvd. until Thursday morning, reaching LRT2 Pureza Station until it was stopped after almost 12 hours. STA. MESA FALLS […]

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No No-El – Palace

But UNA fears source code glitches may prompt Comelec to suspend May 9 polls Despite the discovery of glitches in the poll automated system, Malacañang remains hopeful the national and local elections will push through on May 9, 2016 as scheduled. While the Palace exudes confidence, the opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) expressed concern of a possible no-election (No-El) scenario […]

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Boxing News: Arum to pit Pacquiao against Crawford if Filipino changes retirement plans

Boxing News– If Manny Pacquiao changes his plans regarding his retirement from boxing, Bob Arum is ready to pit him against one of the rising stars in the sport in Terence Crawford. Manny Pacquiao’s final fight in his career is against Timothy Bradley, whom Pacquiao has already met twice before, on April 9, 2016. Pacquiao has said in many interviews […]

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Top sports officials to grace PSA Awards

MANILA, Philippines – No less than the country’s top sports officials will be on hand when the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) honors the top athletes of 2015 in its Annual Awards Night presented by Milo and San Miguel Corp. this weekend at the One Esplanade. Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman […]

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Asean integration hits snag

Asean integration hits snag February 11, 2016 10:33 pm Tweet ONE of the seemingly positive outcomes of the Asean Tourism Forum 2016 that was held last month here in Manila was an agreement among the 10-member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to work toward developing an “Asean visa,” a collective visa that would streamline travel among the […]

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Philippines Holds Key Rates as Asia Gauges Need for Stimulus

The Philippines left its benchmark interest rate unchanged as quickening economic growth gave policy makers room to save firepower should global risks worsen or threats from El Nino, market volatility and oil escalate. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas kept the rate it pays lenders for overnight deposits at 4 percent for an 11th straight meeting, as predicted by all 14 economists surveyed […]

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World’s first dengue vaccine now available in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – The world’s first ever dengue vaccine is now available in the country, and doctors in several private hospitals are providing the vaccine against the potentially deadly dengue virus, the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) reported yesterday. Sally Gatchalian, PIDSP president, said the vaccine could be given to any healthy individual aged nine to 45 […]

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Philippines baseball team confident ahead of clash with Australia

The Australian leg of the World Baseball Classic Qualifiers gets underway tonight and the Philippines team will be looking to spring an upset on Australia. The four nation tournament runs for the next four days and only the winner can qualify for next year’s World Classic tournament. With a large Filipino community living close to the venue in Western Sydney […]

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