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Duterte: I still trust Faeldon

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT September 07, 2019 President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he continues to trust former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Nicanor Faeldon, even after he fired the latter over the controversial release of several heinous crime convicts. Nicanor Faeldon In his speech during groundbreaking ceremony of …

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Pangilinan wants Rice Tariffication Law amended

By BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO September 07, 2019 SEN. Francis Pangilinan wants to amend the Rice Tariffication Law to allow a P13-billion immediate monetary aid to rice farmers while urging the public to buy local rice to help farmers cope with the plummeting palay (unmilled rice) prices. The senator said the …

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VP seeks ‘real partnerships’ on gender equality

By GLEE JALEA September 07, 2019 VICE President Maria Leonor Robredo urged the international business community in a forum in Canada to boost efforts in promoting gender inclusivity and women empowerment. Vice President Leni Robredo. In her keynote address at the 13th Toronto Global Forum on Thursday evening, Robredo stressed …

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Maguindanao massacre case submitted for decision after 10-years

By The Manila Times September 06, 2019 Presidential Communications Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco TEN years after the massacre of 58 people in Maguindanao, the case has been submitted for decision, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said on Friday. Presidential Communications Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, executive director of …

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Singer-rapper Nicki Minaj announces retirement

By The Manila Times September 06, 2019 SINGER and rapper Nicki Minaj announced her retirement from the music industry. In a Twitter post on Friday, the 36-year-old singer she wanted to start a family. “I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now,” the …

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‘Bato’ faces probe over GCTA mess

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT September 06, 2019 Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa will also be investigated for allowing the release of some convicts when he was the director of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), Malacañang said on Thursday. Sharing the same fate Sen. Ronald ’Bato’ dela Rosa (right) chats …

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Faeldon steps down as bucor chief

By JAN ARCILLA September 06, 2019 NICANOR Faeldon stepped down as head of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) on Thursday, hours after he was sacked by President Rodrigo Duterte amid public outrage over the early release of heinous crime convicts. Former Director General of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Nicanor …

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