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PhilHealth chief vows to ‘dismantle’ mafia

PhilHealth President and CEO BGen. Ricardo C. Morales, AFP (Ret.), FICD at the Senate Hearing on the fraudulent medical claims in PhilHealth, in Pasay City on August 14, 2019. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – The head of the Philippine ...

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Police chief in Maguindanao warns vs ‘holen’ rifles

A boy was playing with this “holen” rifle with which he accidentally killed his 5-year-old cousin in Parang, Maguindanao. (Photo from Parang Municipal Police Station) PARANG, Maguindanao, Philippines — Lt. Col. Ebrahim Jambiran, the police chief of this town, warned ...

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‘Our bigger enemy’: Trump escalates attack on Fed chief

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, left, and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, right, pause in front of Mt. Moran after Powell’s speech at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Jackson Hole, Wyo. (AP) ...

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BuCor chief: Sanchez ‘may not be qualified to go home’ yet

MANILA, Philippines — The chief of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) clarified Thursday that former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez will still remain in the national penitentiary for quite some time as he may not be qualified just yet for release ...

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Leonen says no to automatic nomination as SC chief justice

MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen has declined his nomination for the Chief Justice post. “I would like to confirm that Justice Marvic Leonen has declined his automatic nomination as Chief Justice of the Philippines,” SC Spokesman ...

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Bilang ng mga namamatay na baboy tumaas, ayon sa Agri chief

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tumaas ang bilang ng mga namamatay na "pigs raised in backyards," sabi ni acting Agriculture Secretary William Dar.

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Alleged terrorist surfaces, denies extremist ties: DOJ chief

MANILA — One of 3 alleged terrorists who reportedly slipped into the Philippines has denied any extremist link, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Tuesday. A report from Singapore’s The StraitS Times claimed a man and his fiancée recently arrived in ...

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PH finance chief: Slowdown in PH Q2 GDP growth expected

[embedded content] The Philippine economy is widely expected to bounce back from a second quarter of slowing growth. But, a local economist fears delays in monetary policy adjustments could impede any recovery. Warren de Guzman reports. – Business Nightly, ANC, ...

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Defense chief backs lifting of martial law in Mindanao if…

[embedded content] Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Friday that he will immediately recommend lifting the 2-year martial law in Mindanao if an anti-terrorism law is strengthened. Lorenzana said lawmakers “promised” to amend the Human Security Act after he explained that ...

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BREAKING: Duterte names ex-Davao administrator as Budget acting chief

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has named former Davao City administrator Wendel Avisado as Budget Acting Secretary. ADVERTISEMENT Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this to reporters on Monday. Avisado served as Davao City administrator from 2004 to 2010 under then-Mayor Duterte. ...

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