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Comelec admits over 60,000 BEIs, staff yet to receive their honoraria

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) admitted that only 66,000 or 14 percent of the more than 476,000 election workers, including public school teachers and support staff that served in the May 9 polls, have not been paid of their honoraria.

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New school buildings in Cebu are 'calamity resilient'

WITH the onset of La Niña, the Department of Education (DepEd) in Cebu Province has assured the public that the new school buildings being erected are calamity resilient.

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DPWH: Repair in 3 QC roads to cause traffic this weekend

MOTORISTS were advised to take alternate route as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake reblocking and repair at three major roads in Quezon City starting Friday evening, May 27.

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Dumpit out from Leyte Regional Penitentiary

CONTROVERSIAL Senior Police Officer 1 Adonis Dumpit is now out from Leyte Regional Penitentiary (LRP) after the Bureau of Corrections approved his release.

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SALN: Jardeleza richest SC justice; Leonen poorest

ASSOCIATE Justice Francis Jardaleza is the richest magistrate of the Supreme Court with a net worth of P249 million as his wealth jumped from P244 million in 2014.

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Village where children climb cliffside ladder may get stairs

BEIJING — A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.

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G-7 leaders express concern over South China Sea, urge peace

SHIMA, Japan -- The leaders of the Group of Seven countries expressed concern Friday over China's increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China seas, renewing their warnings against one-sided attempts to change the situation, and emp

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Calabarzon house helpers get pay increase

HOUSEHOLD service workers (HSWs) in Calabarzon are now entitled to more pay after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) – 4A approved their wage increase.

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