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City of Naga, 3 towns in Cebu suspend classes

ONE city and three towns in Cebu have suspended their classes earlier Tuesday afternoon, January 16, due to heavy rains caused by a low pressure area looming on the country.

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House panel wants to curtail freedom of speech

HOUSE Deputy Speaker and Capiz 2nd District Representative Fredenil Castro on Tuesday, January 16, presented a proposal to amend the Bill of Rights concerning freedom of speech.

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Scrapping of JBC eyed under federalism

HOUSE Deputy Speaker and Capiz 2nd District Representative Fredenil Castro on Tuesday, January 16, shared some of the proposed revisions in the role of the judiciary under a federal form of government.

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Teenager commits suicide after caught cheating in exam

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl, a consistent honor student, committed suicide by hanging herself using a blanket on Monday afternoon, after she was caught by her teacher cheating during a test in a village in Argao, Cebu.

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Duterte displeased with Rappler's allegations of harassment, says Roque

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte was displeased with allegations that he was behind the move to shut down online news site Rappler, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said Tuesday, January 16.

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Public schools warned vs floods, landslides

CEBU City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office chief Nagiel Bañacia advised all public elementary to high schools to take pre-cautionary measures against imminent floods and landslides.

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Journalists, lawmakers slam move to shut down Rappler

THE government's move to shut down news website Rappler has drawn criticisms from journalists and some congressmen.

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DFA looks into alleged passport syndicate

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is now exhausting all means to address the backlogs in passport applications and look into the rumored syndicate purportedly in cahoots with its personnel, Malacañang said on Tuesday, January 16.

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