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Thousands take police exams

A TOTAL of 46,576 individuals will troop to 22 designated testing centers nationwide today to take the Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance and promotional examinations for the 2018 calendar year. National Police Commission (Napolcom) vice chairman and executive officer Atty.…

Digong’s former security aide named PSPG director

THE chief security officer of President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was Davao City mayor, Senior Superintendent Filmore B. Escobal -- a younger brother of Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group director Chief Supt. Arnel B. Escobal -- is now the…

SSS maternity notification now available via text

THE Social Security System (SSS) has announced that voluntary and self-employed female members can now use the Text-SSS facility in submitting maternity notifications for continuous and better service from SSS. SSS president and chief executive Emmanuel F. Dooc said with…

Police officers remit P6.4B to BIR

THE Philippine National Police remitted to the Bureau of Internal Revenue a total of P6,367,525,356.78 representing taxes withheld from 196,256 policemen in 2017 or a per capita average of P32,444.99 taxes withheld from each police officer, officials announced yesterday. PNP…

Help desks for detainees established in BJMP jails

THE Bureau of Jail Management and Penology with the support of the Presidential Management Staff (PMS) has activated help desks in jails to provide persons deprived of liberty (PDL) and their families with the needed services. According to BJMP chief…

400 undocumented OFWs in Kuwait to come home

OVER 400 more undocumented Filipino workers will return home in the next three days, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. Foreign Affairs Office of Public Diplomacy Acting Assistant Secretary Elmer Cato said the Philippine Embassy will repatriate today…

Grab PH appeals suspension of P2 per minute charge

Transportation Network Company (TNC) Grab Philippines yesterday filed before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board a motion to lift the suspension of it’s P2 per minute travel charge. Grab PH, through it’s legal counsel Atty. John Paul Nabua, insisted…

House panel approves bill to boost tourism resilience

IN a bid to protect tourist spots from various risks and threats, a House panel has approved a measure that seeks to implement a “Tourism Resiliency Certification Program.” The House Committee on Tourism has approved House Bill 6093 that aims…

Marcos camp takes cudgels up for PET

THE camp of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. yesterday called on Vice President Leni Robredo to stop accusing the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) of systematically reducing her votes and casting aspersions meant to debase its integrity. Lawyer Vic Rodriguez,…

Spare drivers from refund cost, Grab told

PBA party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles yesterday warned Grab Philippines of a possible suit if it will pass on to its drivers the cost of refund for the excess charging fees. In a statement, Nograles accused Grab Philippines of using its…

CA justice goes to Comelec

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte named a Court of Appeals (CA) justice from his hometown of Davao City as new Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner. CA Associate Justice Socorro Inting is Duterte’s choice for Comelec commissioner, a Malacañang source told Rappler. Malacañang…

PDP-Laban eyes singer as senatorial candidate

SENATE President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III yesterday announced that legendary singer and composer Freddie Aguilar is being considered by Partido Demokratido Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) as a senatorial candidate in 2019. This came after Aguilar reportedly confirmed his possible senatorial…

Solon seeks to make Pinoys financially literate vs scams

FILIPINO workers, especially those working overseas, should be financially literate to get rid of investment scam, a Metro Manila congressman said yesterday. Thus said Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas as he expressed alarm over the newest investment scam wherein hundreds…
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