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PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has approved the deputation of the military, police and other law enforcement agencies in ensuring the orderly and peaceful conduct of recall elections for mayor in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on May 8.Read more
AS FILIPINO maid Mary Jane Veloso faces imminent execution, two senators urged the government on Tuesday to beef up its assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) on death row due to various cases.Read more
IT MAY be the end of the line for Mary Jane Veloso but Filipinos are still hoping that she will be saved from death row on Tuesday in Indonesia.
Netizens used hashtag #SaveMaryJane to back calls for Indonesia to stop the execution.Read more
THE desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday, as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment, and tarps for shelter.Read more
THE Citizen's Peace Council formed to study the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) said the bill was "overwhelmingly acceptable" but it offered recommendations on some provisions that need some refinement.Read more
THE Aquino administration has approved the release of P592 million to fund rehabilitation projects in areas affected by two typhoons last year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Monday.Read more