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KAPA members tagged in broadcaster’s slay

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT August 23, 2019 The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) on Thursday linked members of the controversial religious group Kapa Community Ministry International to the killing of a radio broadcaster in Kidapawan City.  Bong Encarnacion. PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, PTFoMS …

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Bong Go helps address hospitals’ concern

By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 23, 2019 SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go assured the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. (Phapi) that his panel is willing to listen to their concerns regarding claims payment from the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).  Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go attends the inauguration …

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Dwayne Johnson world’s best-paid actor

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE August 23, 2019 LOS ANGELES: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has reclaimed his position as the world’s highest-paid actor, according to a Forbes rich list otherwise dominated by the cast of Marvel’s record-breaking “Avengers” films. Former professional wrestler Johnson raked in $89.4 million over 12 months, rising back …

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Villar wants GSIS coverage for barangay officials

By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 23, 2019 SEN. Cynthia Villar has filed a bill seeking Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) coverage for barangay (village) officials. SEN. Cynthia Villar Senate Bill 923, to be known as “GSIS Coverage of Barangay Officials Act,” aims to augment the meager compensation and benefits of …

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Cardema overaged liar, says Guanzon

By WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT August 22, 2019 COMMISSION on Elections (COMELEC) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon has tagged disqualified Duterte Youth party-list top nominee Ronald Cardema an “overaged liar” and challenged him to identify the lawmaker to whom he gave the P2-million “bribe” for the poll official. Ronald Cardema (left) and Comelec …

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Pork in markets safe – DA

By EIREENE JAIREE GOMEZ August 22, 2019 Amid reports of suspected African Swine Fever (ASF) cases in some areas in Luzon, the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Wednesday assured the public that pork sold in the market is safe for human consumption. “We were assured by the private sector that …

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Top cardinal loses appeal on child sex case; victims hail decision

By ASSOCIATED PRESS August 22, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia: An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The decision brought cheers from scores of abuse survivors and victims’ advocates demonstrating outside court. The Victoria state Court …

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Caguioa endorses Peralta, Bernabe

By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT August 22, 2019 Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfredo Caguioa endorsed two of his colleagues to the post that will be vacated by Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin when he retires on October 18 this year. Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfredo Caguioa Caguioa, in a letter sent to …

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Sick Noynoy no-show at Ninoy rites

By JAN ARCILLA August 22, 2019 Former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino 3rd did not join his siblings in commemorating the 36th death anniversary of their father, former senator Benigno Aquino Jr. because he is sick, Kris Aquino said on Wednesday. Former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino 3rd “He’s not okay. I’m …

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