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PCG to recruit 4K officers, personnel

MANILA – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will recruit 4,000 officers for commissionship and personnel for enlistment before the end of 2019. PCG Commandant Vice Admiral Joel Garcia urged natural-born Filipino citizens who are physically and mentally fit, as well as of good moral character to apply as a PCG …

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Duterte abolishes Pasig River rehab commission

EO 93. Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has issued Executive Order No. 93 which orders the disestablishment of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission. The Manila Bay Task Force is tasked to “update and take the lead” in the overall implementation of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Master Plan. (Photo courtesy of PRRC) MANILA …

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DOST fetes 31 scholars in Northern Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST-10) in Northern Mindanao on Monday honored 31 scholars who graduated with Latin honors for the school year 2018-2019. During the “In Touch with Excellence in Science and Technology Award” in Valencia City, Bukidnon, DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña …

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Hoops community mourns Bong Tan’s demise

Lucio “Bong” Tan, Jr. (Photo courtesy of LT Group, Inc.) MANILA — Many Filipinos know Bong Tan as the man who continues to lead the way for some of the companies of his father, Lucio Tan Sr., such as Philippine Airlines and Asia Brewery. But those who know him more …

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Alab prevails over Gilas Men in tuneup game

MANILA — Alab Pilipinas pulled off a win against the Gilas Pilipinas Men, 93-89, in their tuneup game at the Meralco Gym in Pasig City on Monday night. Alab held an 89-83 cushion with 1:29 to play in the closed door battle, which was enough for the team to hold …

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UST forces rubber match vs. UP in UAAP semis

BIÑAN — University of Santo Tomas (UST) lived to fight another day in the semi-finals of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball stepladder playoffs after blasting University of the Philippines (UP), 89-69, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night. Despite the twice-to-beat …

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LPA trough to bring rains Monday

MANILA — The trough of a low pressure area (LPA) is affecting the eastern section of the country Monday. In its 4 a.m. weather forecast Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that Calabarzon, Bicol region, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, Davao region and Aurora will have cloudy …

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AFP denies involvement in ex-Karapatan exec’s disappearance

DAVAO CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) 10th Infantry Division (10ID) on Saturday denied any involvement in the disappearance of Honey Mae Suazo, former secretary-general of Karapatan Southern Mindanao Region (SMR). Capt. Jerry Lamosao, spokesperson of the 10ID, said linking the military to the disappearance of Suazo …

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