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SC postpones voting on poll case vs Leni

By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT October 09, 2019 Supreme Court (SC), sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, postponed for the third time on Tuesday voting on the draft ruling on the electoral protest filed by former senator Ferdinang “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. LONG WAIT Supporters of …

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Pinoy gymnast qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

By JEAN RUSSEL V. DAVID October 09, 2019 Carlos Edriel Yulo became the second Filipino to earn an Olympic berth after advancing to the men’s all-around finals on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) in the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships at the Hanns Martin Halle in Stuttgart, Germany. The 19-year-old gymnast …

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Duterte to name ‘ninja’ colonels – Go

By DARWIN PESCO October 09, 2019 President Rodrigo Duterte President Rodrigo Duterte will name the two “ninja” colonels allegedly involved in the recycling of confiscated illegal drugs after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) have finished their investigation, Sen. Christopher Lawrence …

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Sandiganbayan junks P1-B forfeiture case vs Marcoses

By MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT October 09, 2019 The Sandiganbayan has dismissed for lack of evidence the P1.052-billion forfeiture case filed by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) against former president Ferdinand Marcos, his wife Imelda, and Rustan’s Corp. founders Bien­venido Tantoco Sr. and Gliceria Tantoco This file …

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Celdran, Duterte critic, 46

By ARIC JOHN SY CUA October 08, 2019 Carlos Celdran. FILE PHOTO A known critic of the Duterte administration has died in Spain, his wife said in a post on Facebook. He was 46. Carlos Celdran, a tour guide in Intramuros, Manila, died of “natural causes,” his wife, Tessa, said …

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SC to junk ruling favoring Robredo

By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT October 08, 2019 Majority of Supreme Court (SC) justices are poised to junk the draft ruling of Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa dismissing the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, sources said. Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni’ Robredo. …

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