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3 men shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Lapu-Lapu

(UPDATED) -- Three men were shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen on Thursday night, March 22, at Sitio Soong, Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City.

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Owwa to give cash aid to OFWs affected by Kuwait deployment ban

CONSIDERING the extended period of the deployment ban to Kuwait, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) is set to give cash assistance to affected overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

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NFA ordered to begin procurement process for 250,000-MT rice importation

AMID the reported supply shortage of state-subsidized rice, the National Food Authority (NFA) Council has green-lighted the start of procurement process to fast-track the importation of 250,000 metric tons of rice.

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Dela Rosa: Cop died of leptospirosis, not Dengvaxia

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald dela Rosa denied on Thursday, March 22, the claim of the Public Information Office (PAO) that a cop assigned at the Quezon City Police District had died due to Dengvaxia.

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Palace wants LTFRB's heightened supervision over bus firms

FOLLOWING the bus accident in Occidental Mindoro that killed 19 people, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) must heighten its supervision over bus companies in the country, Malacañang said Thursday, March 22.

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Police chief: NPA's hit squad revived

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa admitted Thursday, March 22, that they received reports about the communist rebels' revival of their hit squad Special Partisan Unit, also known as Sparu unit.

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House okays bill declaring February 4 as PH-American war memorial day

THE House of Representatives has passed on second reading the bill declaring February 4 of every year as the Philippine-American War Memorial Day.

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SC urged to dismiss quo warranto petition vs Sereno

LEADERS of progressive groups led by lawmakers from the so-called Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the quo warranto petition filed against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for lack of jurisdi

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