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Duterte scolds police force amid ‘ninja cops’, drug recycling

[embedded content] President Rodrigo Duterte reprimanded members of the police force as the agency at the helm of his controversial drug war continues to grapple with an illegal drugs recycling scandal. – The World Tonight, ANC, October 17, 2019 Let’s ...

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PH shares join Asian bounce amid hopes of draft Brexit deal, strong Wall Street earnings

[embedded content] Brexit is also moving markets in Asia but for the better. Philippine shares surged back to the 7,900 level even as volumes remained low. – Business Nightly, ANC, October 16, 2019 Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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MMA: Tokyo ONE card to push through, amid Hagibis concerns

TOKYO—A cloud of uncertainty hovered over ONE Championship’s historic 100th event, dubbed ONE: Century, at Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall here on Sunday, Oct. 13. Super-typhoon Hagibis is expected to make landfall over Japan this coming weekend and, as people brace ...

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Gordon: Albayalde needs ‘very, very good lawyer’ amid testimonies linking him to ‘ninja cops’

MANILA – Sen. Richard Gordon said Thursday the Senate investigation into “ninja cops” gathered evidence that may hold Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde liable.  “I think we have. When you look at the definition of circumstantial ...

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Duterte’s trust, approval ratings down amid BuCor, ‘ninja cops’ mess

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust and approval ratings went down in the third quarter, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey, amid issues in the country’s national penitentiary and police force. Duterte received a trust rating of 74 percent, ...

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Pope urges bold action to protect the Amazon amid fires

Indigenous peoples, some with their faces painted and wearing feathered headdresses, stand by Pope Francis as he celebrates an opening Mass for the Amazon synod, in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Pope Francis is opening ...

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Magalong says he has Duterte’s ‘full support’ amid allegations vs PNP chief

[embedded content] MANILA — Former police official Benjamin Magalong claimed Saturday that he has the “full support” of President Rodrigo Duterte after he accused the head of the Philippine National Police (PNP) of protecting several officers who allegedly recycled drugs. ...

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PH shares join regional downsizing amid new global trade concerns

[embedded content] Philippine shares fall in step with regional markets. The Philippine Stock Exchange index is back at the 7,500 level. – Business Nightly, ANC, October 3, 2019 Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Dar warns quarantine violators amid more swine fever outbreaks

Agriculture Secretary William Dar. INQUIRER file photo / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture on Tuesday threatened legal action against hog traders ignoring strict animal quarantine rules as it confirmed new cases of African swine fever ...

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WTO slashes trade growth estimate amid US-China trade war

GENEVA – The World Trade Organization on Tuesday cut its 2019 trade growth forecast to 1.2 percent, a sharp downgrade on the 2.6-percent rise predicted in April, which the body blamed on escalating trade tensions.  “The darkening outlook for trade ...

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