Red-tagging Joma’s doing: Parlade

It is the Communist Party of the Philippines(CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Joma Sison who is to be blamed for identifying and red-tagging militants and activists allied to their cause.

This, according, to Southern Luzon Command chief, Major General Antonio Parlade, Jr., in response to …

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‘Peryahan Games’ suspended: PCSO

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has announced that Peryahan Games are now suspended.

This is to inform the public that effective February 6, 2020, the operation of Peryahan Games is suspended until further instruction from the Office of the President, said PCSO General Manager …

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CARAA board moves games to Mar. 21

The Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) sports meet that was postponed last week will hopefully be staged on March 24.

CARAA was one of the events that was postponed after Mayor Benjamin Magalong ordered all activities that can draw big crowds either canceled or …

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Duterte joins Sinulog Festival in Cebu

President Rodrigo Duterte joined locals and visitors in celebrating the 40th Sinulog Festival at the Cebu City Sports Center here on Sunday.

Duterte, who traces his roots from Danao City, some 33 km. from here, expressed his delight in joining Cebuanos in celebrating the festival …

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‘Reds’ attack RPA-ABB in Iloilo anew

- Another attack was staged by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) against the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas-Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) in Alimodian town, Iloilo on Wednesday, the Philippine Army confirmed.

In an interview Thursday, Capt. Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson …

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DPWH Region 8 stops 4 infra projects

- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office here has terminated four roads and bridges projects in Eastern Visayas due to the contractors' failure to complete the work within the timetable.

These projects are the PHP150.39 million paving of San Antonio Circumferential …

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PCOO to launch ‘Duterte Legacy’ Jan. 17

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will launch a communications campaign on the accomplishments of the Duterte administration in its landmark programs and projects for the past three years, focusing on various narratives from its beneficiaries.

This in line with the department's bid to raise …

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Mt. Kanlaon alert status normal: Phivolcs

The alert status of Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island, one of the active volcanoes in the country, remains normal despite reported volcanic quakes, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has said.

The information was relayed by Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Management Program Division …

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Bacoor reclamation projects draw support

The proposed 420-hectare reclamation projects in Bacoor City earned overwhelming support from directly-impacted stakeholders during the public hearing conducted by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Jan. 9, which is part of the Environmental Impact Assessment …

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Palace to Kuwait: Honor pact on OFW’s protection

The total deployment ban of Filipino workers in Kuwait stays unless its government honors a pact signed to guarantee their protection, MalacaAang said on Thursday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) approved a resolution imposing a total …

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BIR-CAR surpasses 2019 collection target by 5.3%

The Bureau of Internal Revenue-Cordillera Administrative Region (BIR-CAR) has surpassed its 2019 collection target by 5.3 percent, exceeding the collection by PHP326 million, an official said on Thursday.

The region's collection is PHP6,437,149,712 as against the PHP6,110,505,000 target.

The collection also posted a 17.29-percent increase …

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