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Australian nun released, facing expulsion

MANILA, Philippines – A 71-year-old Australian Catholic missionary went out of detention at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BI) yesterday, after being held for alleged involvement in anti-state activities in violation of the conditions of her stay in the country. Sister Patricia Anne Fox left BI's Civil Security Unit (CSU) at 15:15, more than an hour after her release was …

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The LRT proposal is adapted to the transport study for Cebu

A proposed light rail transport (LRT) from Carcar to Danao complies with the development plans for Cebu, a representative of the Regional Development Council observed yesterday. It is also one of the projects identified in a Metro Cebu Sustainable Transport and Development Study, identified by Japan's International Cooperation Bureau (JICA), according to a social media post by Metro Cebu Development …

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DPWH wants the Mananga Bridge rehab done before the classes begin

Motors, who regularly use Cebu South Coastal Road, are advised to build traffic. The Public Works and Motorway Department will temporarily close one of two bridges on the Cebu South Coastal Road (CSCR) in Talisay City for rehabilitation and repairs, starting in the last week of the month. Engr. Leslie Anthony Molina, DPWH 2nd Engineering District Head, reminded the public …

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4 men arrested around the province allegedly violated the Comelec gun ban

Four men are in possession of allegations that they violate the banana in Balamban, Barili, Tabuelan. In Barangay Nangka, Balamban last Monday night, Melvin Baliguat, 43, and Joel Torreon Aliviado, 45, were suspected of a team led by Senior Insp. Deni Mari Pedrozo. The suspects were aboard their respective motorcycles when they were caught under a Commission Control Commission (Comelec). …

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Sandigan senses Echiverri of graft

Sandigan Disposes Echiverri of Graft Michael Punongbayan (Philippine Star) – April 18, 2018 – 12:00 MANILA, Philippines – Sandigan Bay has ordered the dismissal of one of 44 graft and counterfeit documents of public documents filed by the Ombudsman's Office against the former Caloocan mayor Enrico Echiverri. Also merged with former city consultant Edna Centeno Sandigan Bayan said that the …

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Boracay workers need to get IDs starting April 18th

There will be only two entry and exit points for 6 months of closure of the world famous tourist destination Published 11:43 PM, April 17, 2018 Updated 11:57, 17 April, 2018 PERMITS. Workers who are not resident in Boracay will need to apply for terminal passes in the Caticlan port at the Malaysian and Cagban port in Manoc-Manoc, said the …

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House eyeing to approve BBL next month

The House of Representatives has promised to establish a measure that provides for the Bangsamoro Battleground Act (BBL), which aims to abolish the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) next month. This, after two out of three committees approved on Monday, House Bill 6475. HB 6475 is mainly authored by President Pantaleon D. Alvarez. It is the same as the …

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The group is holding a rally to protest the quo warranto appeal against the highest justice

MULTI-SECTORAL GROUP Movement Against Tyranny held a meeting before the Supreme Court on Tuesday morning, April 17, to protest against the application for filing lodged against the pledged highest justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. The group burned photographs of the five associate judges who witnessed Sereno during the impeachment hearing conducted by the House Committee on Justice. The judges, who have …

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Gov't yet fully prepared to suppress the effects of Boracay closing

Boracay residents, workers and business operators form a human chain last month at White Beach to show support for cleaning efforts and appeal of the island's closure. -CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN – Government agencies are apparently not yet fully prepared to mitigate the effects of a six-month closure of Boracay Island almost nine days before the island closes for …

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Lacson beats Gordon, resembles mouth to "anus of incontinence"

"The one who has a mouth like an incontinence anus with a defective sphincter pylori can undoubtedly destroy the reputation," said Senator Panfilo Lacson Published 6:43 PM, April 17, 2018 Updated 6:43 PM, 17 April 2018 INCONTINENT ANUS. Senator Panfilo Lacson beats Senator Richard Gordon for his "unreasonable Comments: "Against Him." MANILA, Philippines – A new sweep brew in the …

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