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MANILA -- There are no reports of Filipinos killed or injured in a series of deadly explosions in Turkey's largest airport, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday.Read more
MORE than one in every eight Filipino aged 13–15 years old have been found to be puffing tobacco products, according to the Youth and Tobacco in the Western Pacific Region: Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) 2005-2014 report of the World Health OrRead more
THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) downplayed Tuesday the effect of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, also known as Brexit, to the Philippines, citing the country's strong macroeconomic fundamentals.Read more
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) welcomed Tuesday the ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) denying the petition seeking to nullify the poll body's resolution extending the deadline for the filing of the Statement of Contributions and ExpendituresRead more
THE Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed the petition filed by losing senatorial candidate Greco Belgica seeking to compel the Ombudsman to investigate and prosecute all the officials behind the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).Read more
"VIGILANTE killings is not consistent with our democratic system."
These were the strong words of Senate President Franklin Drilon who once served as Justice Secretary under the administration of President Corazon Aquino.Read more