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Pimentel: No draft of Jinggoy Estrada in PDP-Laban

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III FILPHOTO Another invitation to former Senate Jinggoy Estrada, this time because he would be questioned by the Senatorial Slate of the ruling Partido Democracy Pilipino-Lakas Bay Bay (PDP-Laban) [19659003] Senator President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III belied reports that his party, PDP-Laban, negotiated with Estrada to be part of the administration board in the senatorial office …

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"Grant the Cheese-Sereno Reason to Weaken SC"

BAGUIO VIGIL Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno thanks supporters who held vigilance outside the Supreme Court building in Baguio City after the six-hour oral arguments on the quo warranto petition filed by the Attorney Board to abolish Sereno on Tuesday. -KARLSON LAPNITEN A quo warranto petition may become a sword of Damocle's hanging over the Supreme Court's heads if they …

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Moalboal invited to follow Oslo's example

FIRST, it was Oslob, which decided to close a sandbar and dive sites around Sumilon Island for a week to make a cleanup. Now wants the vice gov. Agnes Magpale southern town of Moalboal, home to 20 dive sites, to do the same before they expect the dreams of local and foreign tourists arrive until the summer holidays. Magpale said …

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Shorter Boracay closing eyed | Philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) wants to shorten the Boracay closure period to four months from six, but the number of visitors allowed when it opens will be slashed, tourism secretary Wanda Teo said yesterday. 19659002] A major plan to restructure Boracay into a lively and greener society will be completed after rehabilitation, says Teo. "I think …

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Beyond Barangay Office, a place in the Cebu City Council waves

A MONTH before the barangay election, several groups planning to run for public office visited mayor Tomas Osmeña in Cebu City to ask for guidance. Osmeña has been entertaining political hopeful allies since the beginning of this month. by Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK). In an interview with reporters yesterday, the mayor said the visits only involved temporary talks about …

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Castriciones was referred to as Agricultural Reform Manager

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed John Castriciones as interim secretary at the Agricultural Reform Department (DAR). The nomination letter was signed by Duterte on March 22, but was released to the media only Wednesday. Castriciones was named at the Chamber in March after the Commission at meetings has scrapped the appointment of Rafael Mariano as Head of DAR. However, CA …

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NFA: Risk Investing Down to 22%

NFA: Rice inventory down to 22% Louise Maureen Simeon (Philippine Star) – April 12, 2018 – 12:00 MANILA, Philippines – The country's rice inventory continues to decline as it fell by 22 percent to 1.7 million tonnes in March, according to the latest data from the Philippine Statistical Authority. PSA reported that the total R & D investment at the …

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