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Mayor wants GMRC back in basic education

San Fernando Mayor Edwin Santiago, the city, advocates for the return of good manners and proper conduct (GMRC), provided the curriculum for basic education. Santiago said that the revival of GMRC or value-based substance is integrated in ensuring that children will have a stronger foundation and have a guiding principle as they grow old. "I have advocated strengthening early childhood …

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VP meeting with UN leader for research on illegal drug issues

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo, newly appointed co-chair of the Illegal Drugs Interorganization Committee (ICAD), will meet with UN officials in the Philippines on Monday to discuss research that could help improve the government's campaign against illegal drugs . The officials had done many studies on best practices and were able to cite lessons learned in similar campaigns …

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Palace: Give Robredo space, let her do her job as anti-drug czar

Vice President Leni Robredo speaks during her first meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs on Friday, at the Office of the Vice President in Quezon City. (INQUIRER.net/Noy Morcoso) MANILA, Philippines – Give Vice President Leni Robredo space, and allow her to perform her assigned task as co-chair of the Philippines' anti-illegal drug body, Malacañang said on …

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Tidal destroys houses, damages boats in the city of Occidental Mindoro

A 5 meter high tidal wave hit coastal villages in the city of Paluan, destroying houses and damaged boats on Friday, November 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Paluan Mayor Carl Pangilinan. A 5-meter high tidal wave hit coastal villages in the city of Paluan, destroying houses and damaged boats on Friday, November 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Paluan Mayor Carl …

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Solons require health status report for all PMA, PNPA cadets

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 9) – Two legislators have called on the country's military and police training institutions to allow state doctors to check the health of each cadet. AKO BICOL Party-List Rep. Alfredo Garbin on Saturday called on the Philippine Military Academy "to fully disclose the physical and medical condition of each PMA cadet now at the academy", …

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The 4.9 earthquake strikes Davao Occidental

Phivolcs MANILA – A 4.9 magnitude earthquake struck Davao Occidental Province early Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The tectonic shaking occurred at 3:57 pm about 225 kilometers southeast of Sarangani town. It had a depth of 70 kilometers. Instrumental intensity 2 was recorded in the city of Malungon in Sarangani province. Phivolcs said that the …

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MWSS continues the Wawa project

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) assured Prime Infra & # 39; s Enrique Razon that the water authority would give its final approval for the Wawa bulk water supply project. Razon-led International Container Terminal Services Inc. said on Friday that MWSS chairman Reynaldo Velasco made the statement, noting that the MWSS board would tackle and approve the Wawa Dam …

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SC extends Maguindanao massacre's term of departure

The Supreme Court has granted the request of the judge dealing with the Maguindanao massacre for more time to make a decision. Speaking to newsmen on Friday, court Diosdado Peralta said the court considered the tremendous amount of evidence and parties in the case to grant a 30-day extension to Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes. "As …

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Magnet 4.2 quake shakes Cotabato

With permission from Phivolc's website MANILA – A 4.2 magnitude earthquake disturbed Cotabato on Friday, Phivolcs said. The tectonic tremor struck at 06:16 approximately 28 kilometers southeast of Makilala town with a depth of 11 km. Makilala felt an intensity IV while the nearby Kidapawan city experienced intensity III. However, damage to structure and aftershocks is not expected, Phivolcs says. …

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Another PMA cadet dead, found at the bottom of the academy's pool

BAGUIO – Another cadet of the Embedded Philippine Military Academy (PMA) died at the institution's premises in Baguio City on Friday. Police said Mario Telan Jr., a 4th-grade cadet, appeared to have drowned in the swimming pool. merge. According to the investigation, the upper class cadets searched for the victim at 1:20. They proceeded to PMA's Jurado Hall and found …

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