Ateneo law graduate tops Bar exams

MANILAThe result of last November's bar examinations was released Friday by the Supreme Court (SC).

Bar committee chairman Senior Associate Justice Mariano C. del Castillo said there were 8,155 who finished all the eight subjects in the bar examinations, out of the 8,701.

Only 1,800 …

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Customs exceeds April collection target by 3.3%

MANILA The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Friday reported that it exceeded the April collection target by 3.3 percent or a surplus of PHP1.7 billion.

Based on the preliminary report, the BOC�Financial Service, last month's collection exceeded its target of PHP51.604 billion when they collected …

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MMDA eyes reducing provincial bus routes

MANILA The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to reduce the routes of provincial buses going to Metro Manila once it fully implements the closure of bus terminals along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa), an official said on Friday.

No revocation of the …

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Gov’t respects media freedom in PH: PCOO chief

MANILA The head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) said the government will continue to respect media freedom in the country as the Philippines joins the international community in observing World Press Freedom Day.

"Asahan niyo po na patuloy na irerespeto ng Duterte administration …

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Retired PDEA K9 dogs up for adoption

MANILA After serving for several years as narcotic detection dogs for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority (PDEA), 16 K9 dogs of different breeds are now retired and up for adoption.

PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said the retired K9s served for several years in anti-illegal …

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DILG to charge LGU execs paying campaign fees to Reds

MANILA The Department of the Interior of Local Government (DILG) will be filing charges against local government officials providing financial support to communist rebels after the May 13 elections, DILG Spokesperson Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said.

Siguro ang gagawin namin after the elections, once we validated …

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Isolated rain showers over PH on Friday

MANILA Most parts of the country will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers on Friday, the weather bureau said.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said this is due to the frontal system affecting extreme northern Luzon, and …

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