Day: February 15, 2020

SC starts preparing for November bar exams

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Friday said it had started preparations for the 2020 bar examinations which will be held on all four Sundays in November. The venue is yet to be announced, the high court said in a statement. ADVERTISEMENT The previous bar exams were held at the University of Santo Tomas […]

7 pushers nabbed in Manila drug operations

MANILA, Philippines — Manila policemen seized over 500 grams of “shabu” (crystal meth), worth around P3.5 million, and arrested seven suspects in separate entrapment operations earlier this week in Ermita, Manila. The Station 9 of the Manila Police District arrested five suspects and seized P3.4 million in shabu from a group inside a fast-food outlet […]

Pagcor will continue to give cash aid but ‘no touch’

MANILA, Philippines —  The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) will continue to assist people seeking medical assistance but has implemented a “no-contact” policy when receiving requests for aid as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus disease 2019. Applicants will now submit requirements through a drop box at the lobby of Pagcor’s United Nations Avenue […]

PNR to test Indonesian trains for free on Feb. 18

MANILA, Philippines — Two new train sets from Indonesia will start ferrying passengers for free along the Tutuban-Alabang route starting on Tuesday, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) said on Friday. If all goes well, the two new trains will be added to the PNR’s fleet of 13 operating trains within 10 days, PNR general manager […]

QC police bust five suspects in narco sting

MANILA, Philippines — Two separate buy-bust operations in Quezon City on Saturday led to the arrest of five drug suspects and the confiscation of P270,000 worth of “shabu” or crystal meth. According to police report, the District Drug Enforcement Unit seized from 39-year-old Whea Arroyo 25 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of […]

Duterte can be greatest President yet – Joma Sison

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte could be the Philippines’ greatest president if he indeed asserts national sovereignty and territorial integrity in tandem with economic and social reforms the communist movement has demanded over the past 50 years. This was the unsolicited advise of the octogenarian Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, founder of the Communist Party […]

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