Daily Archive: July 16, 2017
Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe is urging the House Committee on Health to fast track the approval of House Bill No. 3330 entitled the “Vaporized Nicotine Product Regulation Act” which seeks to regulate the use, sale, packaging, distribution and advertisements of vaporized nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes.
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ZAMBOANGA CITY — Three inmates were shot dead and another was wounded on Sunday after escaping from a police jail in Jolo, Sulu province, hours after President Rodrigo Duterte visited the province to award medals to soldiers wounded in a clash with Abu Sayyaf bandits.
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AURORA, Isabela — The widow of a policeman from Isabela province who was killed in a botched counterterrorism operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, on Jan. 25, 2015, blamed former President Benigno Aquino III for the fiasco and said he should be jailed.
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The indictment by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales of former President Benigno Aquino III in connection with the Mamasapano massacre has prompted calls in the House of Representatives and the Senate for the revival of their investigations of the slaughter of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos by Moro rebels on Jan. 25, 2015.
A group of optometrists has raised objections to the operational guidelines drafted by the Board of Optometry for a law requiring practitioners to earn educational units to renew their licenses, saying the board was allowing the retroactive application of points earned prior to the full implementation of the law this month.
Thousands of people fled their homes in western Canada over the weekend as strong winds fanned forest fires that have ravaged British Columbia province for more than a week.
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A bucket list is supposed to convey someone’s priorities for experiences to notch before exiting this mortal coil.
But how those desires intersect with sobering reality played out in a number of ways at the new Classic West Festival at Dodger Stadium over the weekend.
“You may have noticed that…