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NAIA Terminal 3 e-gates ready for use by Filipinos on July 23: BI

NAIA Terminal 3 e-gates ready for use by Filipinos on July 23: BI By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Starting Monday, passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 can use the electronic immigration gates (e-gates), an immigration official said on Wednesday. However, while the official launch of the e-gates … Continue reading

Bello still enjoys Duterte’s trust: Palace
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Bello still enjoys Duterte’s trust: Palace

Bello still enjoys Duterte’s trust: Palace By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III still enjoys the trust and confidence of President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this comment amid reports that the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) will look into … Continue reading

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‘Henry’-affected families in 2 regions now at 2,300

‘Henry’-affected families in 2 regions now at 2,300 By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Inclement weather brought by tropical storm “Henry” has so far affected 2,300 families in Region 3 and Region 4B (Mimaropa), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its 8 p.m. update Tuesday. Ricardo Jalad, NDRRMC … Continue reading

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1,120 evacuated due to monsoon rains

1,120 evacuated due to monsoon rains By Benjamin Pulta MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — A total of 1,120 individuals, mostly from Cavite and Rodriguez, Rizal, were evacuated due to floods brought about by the southwest monsoon and tropical storm ‘Henry’, the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) reported Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Malacañang seeks heightened federalism info drive

Malacañang seeks heightened federalism info drive By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Monday stressed the need to bolster the public information campaign about federalism after a survey showed that majority of Filipinos were against moves to change the 1987 Constitution. The Pulse Asia June 2018 Survey on Charter Change and Federalism … Continue reading

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Cavite village bans stray dogs

Cavite village bans stray dogs By Dennis Abrina ROSARIO, Cavite (Philippines News Agency) – A village here on Monday started the strict implementation of a local ordinance that prohibits dogs from roaming around the village to prevent the spread of rabies and other diseases due to animal bites. Sapa Dos village chairperson Joseph ‘Bagyo’ Pacifico … Continue reading