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AFTER being certified as urgent by Malacañang, the House of Representatives on Friday evening approved on third and final reading the proposed P3.002-trillion budget for 2016.
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has thanked Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino for his service to the government as he accepted his resignation.
(Updated) OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio Morales ordered Friday the dismissal from service and perpetual disqualification from holding public office of suspended Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr.
PREPARATIONS for the Philippine hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit is on track, a Palace official said Friday.
QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista has decided not to join in next year's senatorial race.
In an interview with the ABS-CBN News Channel, Bautista said Friday he will seek a third and final term as mayor.
THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) is set to deport a Chinese fugitive for alleged involvement in economic crimes.
Zhang Dongman, 51, was arrested at a domestic airport in Pasay City around 10:30 a.m. Friday.
THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) sued Thursday several individuals, including five employees of BOC, for bringing in 14 luxury vehicles worth P145-million without paying the appropriate customs duties and taxes.
SENATOR Francis Escudero, chairman of the Senate environment and natural resources committee, said Friday his panel is seeking to complete the summary titling of public school lands within the year.
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