Nograles sees more infra achievements in 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte's administration is expected to further meet its goal of improving the country's infrastructure in 2020 and in the succeeding years, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said on Tuesday.

Nograles issued the statement as he acknowledged that the government made substantial gains this year …

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DOLE condemns death of another OFW in Kuwait

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday slammed the reported death of another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait.

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the Philippine government is offended over the killing of Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende allegedly by her employer.

"The Labor …

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CDO police warns firecracker violators

The Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) on Monday vowed to strictly enforce the ban against illegal firefrackers and pyrotechnics during the New Year revelries.

Police major Evan ViAas, Cocpo spokesperson, said they will conduct intensive monitoring to ensure that only legal pyroctechnics are …

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DOTr gets NEDA-ICC nod for MRT-4 project

A 15.56-kilometer rail-based transit system aimed to link parts of eastern Metro Manila and the province of Rizal has moved closer to completion after it was approved by the Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) during its December 20, 2019 meeting.

Dubbed as the Metro Rail …

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2019: From judgment to justice

The year 2019 is one for the books for the Department of Justice which dispensed judgment over celebrated cases, a year that also saw an end, under the Duterte administration, to many glaring social injustices in the country.

It also saw the judiciary turning another …

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SoCot town village chief gunned down

A barangay chairman in Polomolok town, South Cotabato province was gunned down by an unidentified suspect near the municipal public market on Tuesday afternoon.

Capt. Brandie Rasos, officer-in-charge of the Polomolok municipal police station, said Barangay Lapu chairman Abdullah Amponilla Nilong II was walking along …

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PNoy exec behind faulty water deals — PRRD

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday faulted Manila Water President Jose Rene Almendras and other MalacaAang employees for the disadvantageous water concession contract that the government signed with the company and the Pangilinan-led Maynilad.

Almendras was former Energy secretary under President Benigno Aquino and was later …

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