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TESDA: 85 private vocational schools nasa ‘hot water’

MAY 85 Technical Vocational Institutions (TVIs) sa buong bansa ang nasa ‘hot water’ matapos matuklasan na lumalabag at hindi sumusunod sa mga alituntunin at implementing guidelines ng Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) sa pagpapatupad ng mga scholarship program…

DND warned from buying Korean choppers

THE Department of National Defense (DND) is being cautioned from even considering an offer from Korea Aerospace Industry, Limited (KAI) to purchase its own version of a “multi-role” military helicopter, the ‘Surion,’ over issues of safety, cost and reliability. “If…

P162-M cocaine found floating at sea in CamSur

PEREZ, Quezon — Fishermen on Sunday night found around 27 kilos of cocaine in a plastic container floating at sea off Camarines Sur. Reports from the Quezon Police Provincial Office said fishermen Jhony Merluza, 39; Ruben Yanela, 40; Ricky Coros,…

Strengthen health of dengvaxia children, parents told

THE newly-appointed Department of Health – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) regional director yesterday advised parents of Dengvaxia Vaccine Individuals (DVIs) to strengthen the immune system of their children through proper nutrition and suitable food supplements. Dr. Eduardo Janairo…

Bishop wants Bataan nuke plant laid to eternal rest

A CATHOLIC prelate has called on the Duterte administration to permanently abandon its plan of operating the country’s only nuclear power plant by putting it to “eternal rest.” Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos made the call in the wake of the…

Woman killed over debt

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — A woman on Saturday was stabbed dead over a debt. Naneth Lianos Rodriguez, 46, of Bgy. Majada-In, Calamba City, Laguna died on the spot from multiple stab wounds. Suspect, John Eric Villanueva, 37, a native of…

Deadly love triangle

PENARANDA, Nueva Ecija — A love triangle on Sunday ended in the death of a 42-year-old man who caught his wife talking to another man in a chance encounter in this town. Killed was Jerry Bribon, a construction worker, of…

Kagawad slain, chairwoman- wife hurt in Abra ambush

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ABRA – A barangay kagawad on Sunday was shot dead while his wife, a barangay chairwoman, and his sister, were injured in a gun attack by motorcycle-riding suspects in Pidigan, this province. The shooting incident occurred as the filing of…

PDEA raids another drug facility in Malabon

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday raided another suspected drug storage facility in Malabon City believed being maintained by a group of Hong Kong-based drug lords operating in the country, PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino said.…

Albayalde bids team NCRPO goodbye

TWO days before he officially assumes his new post as chief of the Philippine National Police, soon-to-be Police Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday bade farewell to officers and men of the National Capital Region Police Office and encouraged them…

Estrada inspires SPES summer job applicants

MANILA Mayor Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada congratulated the lucky 1,000 college and high school students who qualified for 20-day summer jobs at the city government during the orientation and opening ceremony of the Special Program for Employment of Students 2018 (SPES)…

QCPD’s ACT hailed

INTERIOR and Local Government OIC-Secretary Eduardo Año commended the leadership of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) for the establishment of a new anti-cybercrime team (ACT). Año was the guest of honor and speaker in yesterday’s inauguration and oath-taking of…

Trade gap signals domestic demand growth

An economist from the Asian Development Bank on Wednesday said the Philippines' trade deficit was not alarming but an indicator of growing domestic demand. “The country is running a trade deficit and it is not alarming. It is not a…
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