Makati to inaugurate 2 community complex buildings on Friday

July 11, 2014 9:29 am· Comments Off on Makati to inaugurate 2 community complex buildings on Friday 

MANILA, July 10 — The city government of Makati will inaugurate on Friday two new community complex buildings in the city's first district, including one which has been built on a lot formerly occupied by over 200 informal settler families along Guatemala St. in Barangay San Isidro.

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PHL launching tourism infrastructure programs

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MANILA, July 10 — The government is introducing infrastructure programs to boost the country’s tourism sector.

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Gov’t intensifies efforts to stabilize food prices

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By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 10 (PNA) — Already 17 individuals face charges of rice profiteering as the government intensifies efforts to stabilize prices of basic food commodities, a Palace official said on Thursday.

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PHL Embassy in Israel issues emergency warning for Filipinos amid hostilities

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MANILA, July 10 — The Philippine government has called in Filipinos in Israel to take precautionary measures amid escalation of hostilities between Tel Aviv and Palestine in the Gaza strip and its surrounding areas.

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Sandiganbayan orders prosecution to first present whistle-blowers in Sen. Revilla's pre-trial conference

July 11, 2014 9:29 am· Comments Off on Sandiganbayan orders prosecution to first present whistle-blowers in Sen. Revilla's pre-trial conference 

MANILA, July 10 — The First Division of the Sandiganbayan ordered on Thursday the prosecution panel to first present the whistle-blowers led by Benhur Luy as witnesses in connection with the pre-trial conference on the plunder and graft cases filed against detained Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr. and his co-accused in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam.

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FDA reminds senior citizens: Present ID or other pertinent documents to avail of 20% discount on medicines

July 11, 2014 9:29 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, July 10 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reminded senior citizens not to forget to bring their identification card or other pertinent documents to avail themselves of the 20 percent discount on medicines.

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Board of Inquiry to probe death of 6 soldiers in 'friendly fire' incident in Sulu

July 11, 2014 9:29 am· Comments Off on Board of Inquiry to probe death of 6 soldiers in 'friendly fire' incident in Sulu 

MANILA, July 10 — A Board of Inquiry, headed by Western Mindanao Command head Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, revealed that six soldiers were killed after a 105mm artillery shell hit their command post in Sulu last month.

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2 rebels killed, 2 cops hurt as NPA overruns Surigao Del Norte police station

July 11, 2014 9:29 am· Comments Off on 2 rebels killed, 2 cops hurt as NPA overruns Surigao Del Norte police station 

MANILA, July 10 — Two rebels were killed while two police officers were wounded after an estimated 60 New People's Army (NPA) fighters overrun the Alegria Municipal Police Station in Surigao Del Norte Thursday afternoon.

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Manila RTC stops ousting of PLM prexy

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MANILA, July 10 — The Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Thursday stopped the removal of former Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Artemio Tuquero as president of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM).

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Fair weather prevails in most PHL on Sunday

July 11, 2014 9:29 am· Comments Off on Fair weather prevails in most PHL on Sunday 

MANILA, July 11 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Friday said the country will continue to experience fair weather for the next two to three days.

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