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DTI to destroy P1.2-M non-conforming mandatory products

Friday, 20 October 2017 09:31 Written by
ILOILO CITY — More than PHP1-million worth of confiscated goods from violations of the Product Standards Law will be destroyed, marking this month’s Consumer Awareness Month celebration.   The confiscated items include hardware and general merchandize items from the provinces of…

Crisis unites Muslims, Christians: Marawi prelate

Thursday, 19 October 2017 13:51 Written by
DUMAGUETE CITY – Bishop Edwin dela Peña of the Marawi Prelature said the conflict in Marawi City had brought together Muslims and Christians, fostering brotherhood and providing a venue for compassion, help and understanding.   Working continuously to this day to provide…

President Duterte declares liberation of Marawi City

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:56 Written by
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, October 17, declared that Marawi City has been liberated from terrorists after more than four months of battle against the ISIS-inspired Maute group.   “Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from…

‘Relatively, it's already safe to rebuild Marawi,’ says Andanar

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 10:37 Written by
Despite the presence of a few remaining Filipino and foreign terrorist fighters in the newly-liberated city, it is relatively safe to rebuild Marawi, said Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday.   His statement came the morning after President…

Martial law in Mindanao stays despite death of Maute leaders: DND

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:50 Written by
MANILA — The Department of National Defense (DND) on Monday said martial law would remain in effect in Mindanao despite the death of top terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute in Marawi City.   “No, we are not talking about lifting…

US congratulates PHL military for successful operation vs. Hapilon, Omar Maute

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:43 Written by
The United States on Tuesday hailed the operation carried out by the Philippine military that killed the two ISIS-linked leaders of a deadly siege in Marawi City as it vowed to continue working closely with its Filipino counterparts to fight…

DOF conducts lifestyle checks on all its employees

Monday, 16 October 2017 09:14 Written by
Employees of the Department of Finance (DOF) are playing catch me if you can with their employer.   The DOF is faced with the challenge of discovering the unexplained wealth of its employees, who it says are better at hiding…

Classes, gov’t work suspended for Monday’s transport strike

Monday, 16 October 2017 09:00 Written by
DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte suspended classes in all levels, both public and private schools, and government work nationwide as drivers and operators of public utility jeepneys schedule a nationwide strike.   The suspension of work does not include…
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