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Pollution is among causes of lung cancer, DOH chief warns


The Department of Health (DOH) will work with other government agencies in order to have a “healthy Metro Manila,” and the agency believes that pollution is one of the causes of various health problems, including cancer.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Abad, 20 senators told to quit: Good faith is no excuse

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Good faith is no excuse, and neither is spending Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds for projects that benefited the public, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said on Wednesday.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

With 2 years left in office, Aquino proud of accomplishments

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AIR SHOW  Emitting smoke in celebratory colors, trainer planes perform aerobatics during the 67th anniversary of the Philippine Air Force held at Haribon Hangar in Air Force City, Clark Air Base, Pampanga province, on Tuesday. President Aquino was the special guest and keynote speaker.  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

With only two years left in office, President Aquino said he was proud of being the leader of a country doing what was right and showing the world that it could face any challenge as one nation, as much as he was proud of his achievements as Chief Executive in the past four years.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Indigenous tribes want ancestral lands excluded from Bangsamoro autonomy


Leaders of indigenous tribes within the proposed Bangsamoro territory have demanded that their ancestral lands be excluded, saying that if Philippine government refuses to exclude them from the draft law on Bangsamoro autonomy, it would violate their inherent and inalienable right to self-determination.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t working to stabilize supply, prices of rice, garlic, ginger—Palace


Malacañang said on Tuesday that the government has been “exerting all efforts” to ensure the stable supply of rice, garlic, and ginger amid reports of an “unusual” spike in prices.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »