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Countdown to SEA Games 2019 starts
by Ding Cervantes - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Traffic stood still for hours in the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat as the countdown for the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 2019 was launched here on Friday night with the unveiling of the SEA Games logo...
Carlos Dominguez douses ‘debt trap’ fears in China loans
by Ding Cervantes - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has doused fears of a “debt trap” in the government’s dealings with China to finance its ambitious Build Build Build projects.
Clark ‘dog heroes’ cemetery to be restored
by Ding Cervantes - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A K-9 cemetery at the former US Air Force base here, which had been demolished, will be restored, the Clark Development Corp. assured the public yesterday.
DOTr chief: Old PUJs can stay if roadworthy
by Ding Cervantes - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade clarified the other day that not all old passenger jeepneys would be phased out under the government’s modernization program, since roadworthy vehicles would be allowed...
Demolition of Clark ‘dog heroes’ cemetery sparks outrage
by Ding Cervantes - November 26, 2018 - 12:00am
A cemetery established here by the US Air Force for “dog heroes” has been ploughed through and laid over with soil overnight, prompting some sectors to cry foul.
3 die after drinking lambanog in Tarlac
by Ding Cervantes - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
A man and his two sons died after drinking lambanog or coconut liquor in Barangay Arengoren in Capas, Tarlac on Thursday.
Duterte guarantees freedom of assembly for 2019 elections
by Ding Cervantes - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte will “hold accountable” any official found restricting the issuance of permits to assemble or hold motorcades during the campaign season, which begins in February next year.
Lawmaker says suspension of fuel tax hike misleading
by Ding Cervantes - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The government’s announced suspension of excise tax implementation next year is misleading, as what would be suspended is the tax increase of P4.50 per liter for diesel and P9 for gasoline and not the excise...
Reward offered for arrest of councilor’s killers
by Ding Cervantes - October 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The provincial government of Pampanga yesterday offered P500,000 in exchange for information leading to the arrest of the killers of this town’s councilor.
Councilor stabbed, shot dead
by Ding Cervantes - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
A municipal councilor was stabbed and shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sasmuan town in this province yesterday morning.
Special non-working holidays in Angeles
by Ding Cervantes - October 1, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has declared Oct. 15 and 26 as non-working holidays in Angeles City, which is celebrating its fiesta this month.
Prices of noche buena items going up – DTI
by Ding Cervantes - September 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Prices of noche buena (Christmas Eve meal) items are expected to be higher by at least three to eight percent this coming holiday season compared to last year, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said ye...
Conservation mascot Maggie launched in Masinloc
by Ding Cervantes - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The government has intensified its campaign to protect and conserve the 7,000-hectare Masinloc-Oyon Bay Protected Landscape and Seascape located off the coast of Masinloc, Zambales.
Delfin Lee out on bail
by Ding Cervantes - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Property developer Delfin Lee was released on bail on Thursday.
Fishers groups oppose plan to import more galunggong
by Ding Cervantes - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A fishers group opposed yesterday the plan of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources to import more galunggong or round scad amid fears of insufficient supply in the markets due to Typhoon Ompong.
Filipinos’ economic woes to worsen — Leni Robredo
by Ding Cervantes - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo said President Duterte’s failure to admit economic and other problems could only worsen the economic woes of Filipinos. ?
Sale of imported galunggong illegal — fishers group
by Ding Cervantes - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol’s order allowing the sale of imported galunggong (round scad) and other fish in local markets is illegal, a fisherfolk group said yesterday.
US veterans’ group approves Balangiga bells return
by Ding Cervantes - September 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The American Legion, a worldwide organization of US war veterans, approved during its national convention last week a resolution allowing the return of two Balangiga bells seized by American troops as war booty during...
2 nabbed for selling party drugs
by Ding Cervantes - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents arrested Friday in Bulacan two suspects believed to be supplying drugs that are used in group sex.
Fishers group urges boycott of imported galunggong
by Ding Cervantes - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A group of fishermen yesterday vowed to campaign for a nationwide boycott of imported galunggong (round scad), insisting that while the imports are expected to cost less than local harvest, they are a health ha...
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