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2 former chief justices split on federalism

LEGAL LUMINARIES Former Chief Justices Hilario Davide Jr. and Reynato Puno led the panel of resource speakers who spoke at Wednesday’s Senate hearing. —LYN RILLON/INQUIRER PHOTO Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. warned the Senate on Wednesday that shifting to federalism, ...

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AFP chief defends need for martial law extension in Mindanao

Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero comes in as the new AFP Chief of Staff in a change of command ceremony in Quezon City in this photo taken in November 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Armed Forces Chief of Staff ...

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Ex-CBCP chief: Citizens, not Congress, should draft new charter

MANILA – A body composed of “citizens” instead of congressmen would be the preferable mode of revising the Constitution, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said.  In a pastoral letter released on Monday, the former president of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the ...

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PDEA chief tells PNP: Drop 'tokhang' tag

MANILA – Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Friday urged the Philippine National Police to drop the “tokhang” tag for its anti-drug operations, saying the label has earned a negative connotation. This amid the PNP’s looming ...

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Hermogino new PCG chief, gets 2 stars with 3 others

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4 cops face dismissal for indiscriminate firing: Metro Manila police chief

Metro Manila Police chief Director Oscar Albayalde. File photo MANILA – Four policemen face administrative charges and dismissal from the service for indiscriminately firing their guns in the run-up to New Year’s Day, the capital’s police chief said Monday. The ...

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Mutko stepping down as Russia Football Union chief

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko speaks during a news conference after the Russian Football Union’s executive committee meeting in Moscow, Russia December 25, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin MOSCOW – Russia Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, banned for life from the ...

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ERC chief doubts 'midnight deals' with Meralco

MANILA – Energy Regulatory Commission chairperson Agnes Devanadera said Tuesday there could be have no “midnight deals” between the regulator and power distributor Meralco. Devanadera said the 7 applications for supply agreements that were filed by Meralco were just part ...

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Garin tags ex-health chief Ona in dengue vaccine decision

Former Department of Health secretaries Janette Garin and Enrique Ona. Composite MANILA- Former Health Secretary Janette Garin on Friday tagged her predecessor Enrique Ona in the controversy surrounding the country’s now-suspended dengue immunization program. Speaking to ABS-CBN News, Garin said ...

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Zimbabwe ruling party fires Mugabe as chief; impeachment to follow

In this photo, taken Nov. 17, 2017, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attends a graduation ceremony on the outskirts of Harare. A Zimbabwe ruling party official confirmed Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 that the Central Committee has fired Mugabe as party leader ...

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