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Competence, conflict of interest raised vs Lopez in CA hearing

(Updated) Oppositors to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez zeroed in on her "competence" and her "conflict of interest" to their family businesses, as basis for her not to be confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA).

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South Korean court to rule on Park's fate on Friday

SEOUL — South Korea's highest court says it will rule this week on whether impeached President Park Geun-hye should permanently step down over a corruption scandal or be reinstated to office.

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Duterte admits DDS exists

(UPDATED) -- After being mum about the existence of the Davao Death Squad (DDS), President Rodrigo Duterte finally admitted on Tuesday that the vigilante group exists.

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5-year-old wins Oklahoma spelling bee, heading for nationals

TULSA, Okla. -- A 5-year-old girl is bound for the Scripps National Spelling Bee after becoming the youngest winner of a regional competition in Oklahoma.

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Palace reacts on US show's 'negative' depiction of PH President

MALACAÑANG on Tuesday blasted the apparent negative portrayal of a Philippine President on an episode of American television series “Madam Secretary.”

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No new inmates at Cebu provincial jail due to congestion

THE Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) is still not accepting prisoners from municipal police offices due to its congested cells.

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Tomas ‘can’t suspend aid to garbage collectors’

THE Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) in Cebu City has sought the intervention of the Ombudsman-Visayas on the order of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to suspend the granting of honoraria to barangay garbage loaders and tanods.

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21 suspects, including son of official, fall in raid

THE Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) arrested 21 drug suspects, including the son of a barangay official, in two days following President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to resume the PNP’s anti-illegal drugs operation.

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