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Facebook clue for lifestyle check on cops in C. Visayas

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The social networking site Facebook holds an enormous amount of information about its more than a billion users worldwide, including what authorities say could be leads to the lifestyles of police officers and their families in the Philippines.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Animal torture tied to online racket

A couple behind the filming of small animals being tortured and killed was sentenced by a judge to double life terms and ordered to pay more than P9 million in penalties in 10 separate charges filed in the Regional Trial Court (RTC) here in La Union province.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

P12M in pork unused in Iloilo City–COA

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The Commission on Audit has found a host of “red flags,” like excessive costs and unauthorized signatories, in the contracts of public works projects worth P16.9 billion that 12 contractors cornered in 2009 and 2010. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Even as defenders of the pork barrel insist on the necessity of the controversial legislators’ fund, the Commission on Audit (COA) found that the city government failed to implement projects bankrolled by the Priority
Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) amounting to P12 million.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Bringing Filipiniana books closer to students

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The vast Filipiniana collection of historian and columnist Ambeth Ocampo, who writes and presents Philippine history in an exceptionally clear, interesting way, can be found in four locations.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cebu City’s road-sharing experiment spawns heavy traffic

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Martin Alcover was late for Mass at Sacred Heart Church on D. Jakosalem Street in the city’s uptown district late on Sunday afternoon. He was among hundreds of people caught in heavy traffic congestion during the Green Loop road-sharing experimentation that went on from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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