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New DAR OIC appointed

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Rosalina Bistoyong as officer-in-charge of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Malacañang yesterday said Bistoyong’s appointment came after the rejection of the ad interim appointment of Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano. Bistoyong is an undersecretary for…

Duterte promotes 5 police generals

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the promotion of five more Philippine National Police generals upon the endorsement of Interior and Local Government officer-in-charge Undersecretary Catalino S. Cuy and PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa, the Journal Group…

CHEd urged to fast track LUC accreditation

SENATOR Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the Commission on Higher Education to fast track the evaluation and accreditation of local universities and colleges (LUCs) to boost their potential in producing highly-educated graduates. Gatchalian said the CHEd should cut bureaucratic constraints and…

New BJMP chief named

THE continued involvement of jail personnel in the smuggling of illegal drugs inside heavily congested facilities and the low morale of the bureau’s workforce are among the priorities of the new leadership of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology…

Irma survivors coming home

MORE than 90 Filipinos who have been affected by Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have requested to be repatriated to the Philippines. Philippine Embassy in Washington DC Charge d’Affaires Patrick A. Chuasoto, who went to Puerto Rico…

NBI probes drug war ‘sabotage’

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Justice Secretary Aguirre believes killers of teenagers out to discredit Duterte administration JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the possibility that the spate of killings of teenagers was aimed at…

Marcos a hero, says Duterte

“MARCOS is a hero,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he defended his decision to declare a special non-working holiday in Ilocos Norte on the late President Ferdinand Marcos’ 100th birth anniversary. As far as Ilocanos are concerned, Marcos is a…

Digong gives Reds martial law warning

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“I WILL not hesitate to impose martial law nationwide if the Reds resort to fighting in the streets.” President Rodrigo Duterte issued this warming to the communist rebels even as he vowed to crack down on them. “Do not commit…

Road Board, SRA abolition eyed

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte wants the Road Board and the Sugar Regulatory Administration abolished to streamline the government and curb corruption. Duterte said he wanted to abolish one to three agencies and would get to the task next week. He also…

Maute fighters who yield won’t be harmed

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has assured members of the Maute group they will be given due process if they lay down their arms. “Kung mag-surrender sila okey lang. We will try them, give them due process, provide them with a lawyer…

Solon cites Sereno ‘shaky leadership’

THE chairman of the House committee on justice yesterday said he sees the hand of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s colleagues behind the two impeachment complaints against her as he vowed to expedite the resolution of the twin ouster petitions.…
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