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Makati eyes P10,000 gift for seniors aged 90 to 99
by Ghio Ong - November 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The Makati city government is planning to give P10,000 in cash gifts to seniors citizens 90 to 99 years old every year, according to Mayor Abigail Binay.
10,000 teachers may lose jobs due to removal of Filipino, Panitikan
by Ghio Ong - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Removing Filipino and Panitikan as required subjects in college will potentially displace around 10,000 teachers and cause “problematic” changes in the country’s education curriculum, a Filipino...
5 Chinese men arrested for gang rape
by Ghio Ong - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Five of eight Chinese men who allegedly raped a Chinese woman in a hotel in Muntinlupa City last Tuesday have been arrested.
Order vs Antonio Trillanes IV amnesty valid — DOJ exec
by Ghio Ong - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice has insisted anew that President Duterte’s order invalidating the amnesty granted to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV by the previous administration is legal.
Manila village chief: Teen ‘twisted’ facts
by Ghio Ong - November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
A barangay chairman accused of beating up a 16-year-old boy denied the allegations against him, claiming the victim and his friends made “twisted” statements.
Hazing slay victim’s mother: ‘Moving on’ just a phrase
by Ghio Ong - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Over a year after freshman law student Horatio “Atio” Castillo III died allegedly at the hands of members of the Aegis Juris fraternity, his mother still feels the pain of loss.
Aquino cautions Duterte on using soldiers in Customs
by Ghio Ong - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Former president Benigno Aquino III and several lawmakers cautioned President Duterte yesterday against using soldiers to fight corruption in the Bureau of Customs, saying it is against the Constitution and might...
Corpse found in Pasig River
by Ghio Ong - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
A body of a still unidentified man was retrieved from the Pasig River in Makati City Sunday morning.
Inflation barely touches cost of dying
by Ghio Ong - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Consumer prices continue to rise, but galloping inflation has so far hardly affected the cost of dying and the prices of items for remembering the dead.
Police asset, drug suspect shot dead
by Ghio Ong - October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
A man said to be involved in drugs and a police asset were killed in Makati on Saturday.
Trillanes confident inciting to sedition charge will be junked
by Ghio Ong - October 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, a critic of President Duterte, has asked the Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office to dismiss the charges of inciting to sedition and conspiracy or proposal to commit coup d’etat against...
Tokhang chosen as Filipino word of the year
by Ghio Ong - October 27, 2018 - 12:00am
“Tokhang,” code name of the anti-illegal drug campaign of the Philippine National Police, which has claimed the lives of thousands of drug suspects, was chosen as “Salita ng Taon” or Filipino...
P1.3 million shabu seized from dismissed soldier
by Ghio Ong - October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
A dismissed soldier of the Philippine Army and two other men were arrested in a drug sting in Parañaque yesterday.
Roxas Boulevard closed Saturday for Jesus is Lord anniversary
by Ghio Ong - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Portions of Roxas Boulevard will be closed to traffic on Saturday for the 40th anniversary of the Jesus is Lord Movement at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced...
News-relevant words among ‘Salita ng Taon 2018’ entries
by Ghio Ong - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
One out of 11 words – most of which made their way to the headlines this year – will be hailed as the “Salita ng Taon” or the Filipino word of the year 2018.
Duterte proclamation ‘does not revoke’ Trillanes amnesty
by Ghio Ong - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Presidential Proclamation 572 does not revoke the amnesty given to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV by former president Benigno Aquino III, the Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 148 ruled on Monday.
No arrest for Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV
by Ghio Ong - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
There is no reason to have Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV arrested or barred from leaving the country for an offense already dismissed and for which he had expressed remorse, a Makati trial court has ruled.
Man wanted for 99 counts of rape falls
by Ghio Ong - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Two of Makati City’s most wanted fugitives – one for 99 counts of rape – were arrested Friday night, an official said yesterday.
Mayoral showdown: Abby, Junjun Binay face off
by Ghio Ong - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s official: Makati Mayor Mar-Len Abigail “Abby” Binay will run against her brother, Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr., in the 2019 mayoralty race.
Supreme Court allows media coverage of De Lima trial
by Ghio Ong - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court has allowed media coverage of the trial of detained Sen. Leila de Lima on drug charges before the Muntinlupa City regional trial court.
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