Pangasinan launches tourism cops unit

The Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPPO) launched on Thursday its Bicycle Patrol Cops (BPC) unit that will assist tourists and prevent crime in the tourist spots of the province.

In an interview Thursday, PPPO provincial director Col. Redrico Maranan said the unit is composed of …

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MalacaAang appoints Leyte guv as RDC chair

- Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla will again chair the highest policymaking body in the region after President Rodrigo Duterte approved his nomination, the provincial information office here confirmed on Thursday.

Petilla and Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez were the two nominees picked by the …

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Locsin vows deeper PH-Sri Lanka ties

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has vowed to pursue deeper Philippines and Sri Lanka ties as he congratulated the South Asian nation on its 72nd Independence Day.

Locsin, in a reception hosted by the Sri Lankan Embassy on Wednesday night, underscored the expanding relations …

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Further discussions on divorce needed: prelates

Catholic prelates on Thursday said there is a need for more deliberation and discussions on the legalization of divorce in the country.

Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines-Permanent Committee on Public Affairs (CBCP-PCPA) executive secretary Fr. Jerome Secillano pushed for the holding of discussions on …

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Ilocos Norte holds massive info drive vs. nCoV

Health officials in Ilocos Norte are holding massive information and education drive to increase public awareness about the deadly coronavirus (2019-nCov).

Dr. Josephine Ruedas, acting provincial health officer, said there is no reason to panic as Ilocos Norte remains coronavirus-free.

In a regular session of …

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Use of P300-M confidential fund legit: DICT

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Wednesday clarified that its PHP300 million confidential fund was used for legitimate purposes.

The Confidential Expense allocated in the 2019 GAA (General Appropriations Act) was legitimately used for cybersecurity and the protection of our national security, …

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Benguet braces for nCoV as 1st PUI recorded

The provincial government here is calling on its residents to be calm and abide by health guidelines as it records its first-person under investigation (PUI) for possible 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Governor Melchor Diclas on Wednesday advised residents that the best way not to contract …

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PMA homecoming activities reset to Feb. 22

Due to safety concerns over the 2019-novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD), the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association, Inc. (PMAAAI) announced that activities for its annual homecoming have been rescheduled to February 22.

"PMAAAI announces that PMA Homecoming for this year is postponed to …

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PH Army briefs troops on nCoV

- In line with government efforts to boost the information drive on the 2019-novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD), the Office of the Army Chief Surgeon (OACS) on Wednesday held a briefing on the disease on troops assigned at Philippine Army Headquarters in Fort …

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