Daily Archive: November 8, 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte said he had been offended by former Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) chief Dionisio Santiago’s comments on the government’s approach to rehabilitate drug suspects, which the latter should have discussed with him instead of bringing these up before the media.
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Resigned Customs intelligence chief Neil Anthony Estrella on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman to investigate the controversial seizure of P6.4 billion worth of illegal drugs, which dragged some members of President Duterte’s family.
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After a bird flu outbreak hit farms in Pampanga and Nueva Ecija earlier this year, newly appointed director for the Bureau of Animal Industry Ronnie Domingo said the bureau will be ready to declare the Philippines “bird flu-free” before Christmas.
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The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday filed criminal charges in the Sandiganbayan against former President Benigno Aquino III for mishandling a counterterrorism operation that resulted in the deaths of 44 police commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao province, on Jan. 25, 2015.
Harvey Weinstein’s publicists and lawyers pushed back Wednesday against reports surrounding the disgraced movie mogul, saying that they do not expect an indictment soon and that they believe they will show he does not deserve to face criminal charges.
They also announced an addition to his legal…
Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.
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The little ramshackle hut in Barangay 88, San Jose District, here has been home to Cristine Novilla since her family’s house was destroyed four years ago by the strongest typhoon to hit land.
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