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Dismissed cop 'mistakenly' tagged as AWOL seeks reinstatement

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- A police lieutenant had filed an appeal questioning two decisions that caused his dismissal from the service for grave neglect of duty, claiming he was erroneously tagged as absent ... Read More


Island provinces urged to emulate Cebu's anti-drug strategy

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- The chair of the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs on Tuesday called on all local chief executives of island provinces in the country to adopt the inter-agency strategy of implemen... Read More


DSWD gets P151B in 2023 for social protection programs

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has received over PHP151 billion under the 2023 General Appropriations Act (GAA) for its social protection programs, the Depa... Read More


Laguna solon pledges continued support for cops' welfare

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- Rep. Dan Fernandez of the lone district of Sta. Rosa City pledged continued support for initiatives aimed at upholding the welfare of the members of the Philippine National Police (... Read More


BOC seizes P18-M smuggled onions in Zamboanga City

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- The Bureau of Customs (BOC) - Port of Zamboanga (POZ) has seized PHP18.6 million worth of smuggled onions in a vessel in Zamboanga City last week. In a statement Tuesday, the port ... Read More


Solon joins calls to declare Panaon Island as protected area

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- The Panaon Island in Southern Leyte must be declared a protected area due to overfishing and potential destruction of its inhabitants. Due to its extensive coral reefs and various ... Read More


Youth comprises majority of 1.6M new voters: Comelec

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- The majority of those who applied as new voters are youth aged 15 to 30 years old, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said during the registration period deadline on Tuesday. "M... Read More


Cops need to coordinate with school officials on security matters

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. ordered all unit commanders to coordinate with school officials in their areas to tackle public safety issues and impl... Read More


6 local flights canceled due to bad weather

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- Six domestic flights have been canceled as of 3 p.m. Tuesday due to bad weather in some areas, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. These flights include Cebu Pa... Read More


MIF won't put economy at risk, economic team assures senators

MANILA, Jan. 31 -- President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.'s economic managers assured senators that the proposed Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) will not be big enough to bring down the Philippine economy,... Read More