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Bill seen to boost health initiatives


Another legislator seeks the immediate passage of House Bill No. 5013 to strengthen the country’s pro-health and pro-youth initiatives as an addendum to the Sin Tax law and the recently approved Graphic Health Warning law.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino: Economy to lose P23.3B due to brownouts

Benigno Aquino III

President Aquino on Wednesday warned that the economy could lose up to P23.3 billion in the event of daily five-hour brownouts for three months next summer.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lotto ‘winner’ tells tale of woe to legislators


A half-burned piece of thermal paper carefully pressed in between the pages of a thick Bible is the only proof Antonio Failon Mendoza has that he won P12,391,600 in picking the winning combination for the nationwide lotto draw on Oct. 2.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Military intelligence is an oxymoron’


If it’s true that a P250-million ransom was paid for the German kidnap victims Viktor Stefan Okonek, 71, and Henrike Dielen, 55, then the bandit group Abu Sayyaf got a windfall.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Did you know: Health Education Week

By virtue of Proclamation No. 255 signed by President Ferdinand Marcos in August 1967, Health Education Week is celebrated every second week of October.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »