TNT stays alive in PBA semis

Behind a hot shooting from Ray-Ray Parks, TNT staved off elimination from the Philippine Basketball Association semifinals by edging Phoenix, 102-101, in Game 4 on Wednesday night at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center.

Parks waxed hot for 36 points on 10-of-16 shooting …

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Taguig cop nabbed for extortion

A police officer in Taguig City was arrested for extortion, the anti-scalawag unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported on Thursday.

In a report to PNP chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, Col. Thomas Frias, Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (IMEG) acting director identified the suspect …

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NDRRMC OKs creation of dam safety committee

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has approved the creation of a “dam safety committee” which would act as an oversight body between the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) and different agencies involved in dam operations.

“Nagkaroon ng desisyon sa …

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GenSan mulls shorter holiday curfew hours

The city government could further relax the curfew restrictions by next month to allow residents to properly celebrate Christmas and New Year.

Dr. Ryan Aplicador, deputy incident commander of the City Inter-Agency Task Force (CIATF) for the Management of Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, said …

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Ex-PNPA chief joins Dangerous Drugs Board

President Rodrigo Duterte has named former Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Director Maj. Gen. Gilbert de la Cruz Cruz, who recently retired from service, a member of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB).

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed Cruz’s appointment in a media statement.

Cruz was …

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Duterte appoints ex-president GMA as adviser for Clark

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Presidential Adviser on Clark Programs and Projects.

Duterte’s former aide, Senator Christopher Lawrence”Bong” Go confirmed Arroyo’s appointment to reporters on Thursday.

The Clark Freeport Zone is located in Pampanga, Arroyo’s home province.

After her 10-year …

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24 patients recover from Covid-19 in Region 12

For five consecutive days, more coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients have recovered in Region-12 (Soccsksargen), the regional health office reported Thursday.

Arjohn Gangoso, speaking for the Department of Health–Soccsksargen (DOH-12), said 24 more patients recovered from the virus as of Wednesday evening, raising the total …

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Another Dengvaxia recipient dies: PAO

The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) on Thursday said another recipient of the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia has died.

PAO forensics team chief, Dr. Erwin Erfe, said teenage victim JC Albert Legaspi passed away while undergoing treatment at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City …

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