Ex-Cebu port execs acquitted of graft

MANILA For violation of their right to a speedy disposition of their case, seven former executives of the Cebu Ports Authority (CPA) were acquitted of graft by the Sandiganbayan.

In a resolution dated last Oct. 18, the Sandiganbayan's 2nd Division granted the motion to dismiss …

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Comelec holds simulation of BOL plebiscite

MANILA The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday conducted a simulation of the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) set in January 2019.

According to Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez, the activity was conducted at the poll body's main office in Intramuros, Manila to familiarize …

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ITCZ to bring rains over Palawan, Mindanao

MANILA An inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) continues to affect Mindanao and Palawan, the weather bureau said Tuesday.

In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Palawan, Zamboanga Peninsula, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), South Cotabato, …

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PAL goes maritime

MANILA Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is venturing into maritime business, and will soon launch a ferry service between Kalibo and Boracay.

"This is the first time that PAL is venturing into maritime business," PAL president and chief operations officer, Jaime Bautista, told the Philippine …

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