Wednesday, 20 December 2017

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PAGASA: Be on alert, Tropical Storm Vinta 'no joke' - Rappler

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 08:00 PM PST


Rappler

PAGASA: Be on alert, Tropical Storm Vinta 'no joke'
Rappler
What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's Agos or tweet us at @rapplerdotcom. Satellite image as of December 21, 11 am. Image courtesy of NOAA. MANILA, Philippines – State weather bureau PAGASA called on residents to be vigilant as Tropical Storm Vinta (Tembin) continued heading for Eastern Mindanao on Thursday morning, December 21. In a bulletin issued past 11 am on Thursday, PAGASA said Vinta is already 340 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, still ...
Storm signal 2 over 2 Surigaos and 2 Agusans; Signal 1 over 12 Mindanao provincesMinda News
Tropical Storm 'Vinta' maintains strength as it heads for Surigao del SurCNN Philippines
'Vinta' strengthens into tropical storm, typhoon signals up – PagasaInquirer.net
Manila Bulletin -Philippine Star -ABS-CBN News -Philippine News
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Speaker goes on offense to defend cuts to opposition projects - Philippine Star

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 06:05 PM PST


Philippine Star

Speaker goes on offense to defend cuts to opposition projects
Philippine Star
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday alluded that opposition lawmakers has links with communist rebels that costed them their budget meant for their constituents for 2018. Pantaleon Alvarez released. MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker ...
Budget slashed from opposition lawmakers went to free tuition, pay hike for uniformed servicesGMA News
Alvarez tells 24 solons who got no funding: That's lifeInquirer.net
Alvarez hits back: Party-list critics may be getting rebel taxes; Lagman must explain use of P3.5BInterAksyon
CNN Philippines -Business Mirror -The Manila Times -Philippine Canadian Inquirer
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PNP chief defends deadly drug war of the 'Davao Boys' - GMA News

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 10:36 AM PST


GMA News

PNP chief defends deadly drug war of the 'Davao Boys'
GMA News
The Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, on Wednesday, stood by the head of a secretive unit behind dozens of killings in the country's war on drugs, saying officers fired only in self-defense and the death toll reflected the danger and the scale of ...
The secretive killers in Duterte's drug warThe Daily Star
PNP: No Christmas truce in drug warTempo

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Large rocks, running water hinder retrieval ops for landslide victims in Biliran - GMA News

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 06:26 PM PST


GMA News

Large rocks, running water hinder retrieval ops for landslide victims in Biliran
GMA News
Authorities in Biliran province continue search-and-retrieval operations in rain-soaked soil in a bid to unearth the 20 people who remain missing days after Tropical Storm Urduja caused floods and landslides in Eastern Visayas. Among the seven people ...
Child's headless body foundInquirer.net
Duterte's disaster fund cut by P11 billionPhilippine Star
Rain in the forecast as Vinta develops into a tropical depression | SunStarSun.Star

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Zubiri wants House to defer hearings on CJ impeachment for BBL - Manila Bulletin

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 07:18 PM PST


Manila Bulletin

Zubiri wants House to defer hearings on CJ impeachment for BBL
Manila Bulletin
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri is appealing to the House of Representatives to delay its hearing on the impeachment of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno so that the Congress could work on priority measures first. Zubiri bared Wednesday that he personally ...
President sees legal barriers to draft BBLInquirer.net
Senators commit to passage of Bangsamoro Basic LawPhilippine Star
BBL bill ready to go to plenary by March 2018, says ZubiriInterAksyon
GMA News -Business Mirror -CNN Philippines -UNTV News
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Damage from 'Urduja' reaches P1B - Manila Bulletin

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 07:44 PM PST


Manila Bulletin

Damage from 'Urduja' reaches P1B
Manila Bulletin
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Wednesday said that more than P1 billion worth of infrastructure and agriculture products were destroyed due to the effects of Tropical Storm Urduja, which battered the southern ...

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Cam hits P10-M Christmas party of PCSO; it's only P6M, says GM - Inquirer.net

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 03:08 PM PST


Inquirer.net

Cam hits P10-M Christmas party of PCSO; it's only P6M, says GM
Inquirer.net
SAN PEDRO CITY—For a government agency that doles out assistance to the less fortunate, holding a P10-million Christmas party in a five-star hotel was "inappropriate," said former jueteng whistle blower Sandra Cam, who was recently appointed to the ...

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Diokno now says MCC withdrawal was for policy independence - Philippine Star

Posted: 20 Dec 2017 06:40 PM PST


Philippine Star

Diokno now says MCC withdrawal was for policy independence
Philippine Star
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said that the Philippines withdrew from its application for a second aid package from US poverty reduction agency Millennium Challenge Corporation for policy independence. Presidential Photo/Ace Morandante. MANILA ...
US: PH dropped bid for aidInquirer.net
Millennium Challenge grant: Aid shaded by moralism, cynicism and hypocrisyThe Manila Times

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