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October 22, 2017 1:21 AM Pope Francis delighted by Church’s drug rehab program

Sanlakbay, the community-based drug rehabilitation program of the church, has received a boost of encouragement from Pope Francis. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle revealed during the first anniversary celebration of Sanlakbay on Saturday at the San Sebastian Church that the pontiff told him to continue with their program for drug surrenderers 6

October 21, 2017 11:21 PM ‘Drug ring killed pedicab driver’

This poignant Inquirer front-page photo, taken by Raffy Lerma, shows Jennilyn Olayres cradling her dead partner Michael Siaron, who was shot by motorcycle-riding men in Pasay City on July 23 last year. Slain pedicab driver Michael Siaron, who became a global poster boy against the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, was actually killed by a drug syndicate 6

October 21, 2017 10:20 PM Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB)

Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). 01/13/2017 – Photronics, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. They now have a USD 12.5 price target on the stock. 11/11/2016 – Photronics, Inc. was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Needham & Company 4

October 21, 2017 2:16 PM 15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

It is the 2nd suicide bombing in Kabul in 24 hours and the 7th major assault in Afghanistan since Tuesday, taking the total death toll to more than 200 KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, October 21, the defense ministry said, as militants step up their deadly attacks 4

October 20, 2017 12:45 PM Who’s next on Duterte’s chopping block? Definitely not Tugade

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday indicated that Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade still enjoys his confidence and would stay in his post despite speculations that he would be the next Cabinet member to be fired over corruption allegations. “May mga allegations, magpunta doon, na corrupt. Sabi ko, he doesn’t have time for that. He doesn’t even know how to count 4

October 20, 2017 1:45 AM Ex-Samal mayor penalized for receiving P200K cash gift from cooperative

`Former mayor of Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) Aniano Antalan (Photo from DTI-Davao del Norte) TAGUM CITY, Philippines—A former local chief executive of the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) was dismissed from government service after graft investigators found him guilty of grave misconduct after he received a cash gift of P200,000 from a multi-purpose 10

October 19, 2017 4:09 PM Rody likens illegal recruiters to drug traffickers

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has lumped illegal recruiters together with drug traffickers as he ordered a crackdown on their activities that have turned “Filipinos into slaves” abroad. Duterte warned illegal recruiters that they would suffer the consequences of their actions. “Stop your illegal activities because if you don’t stop, somebody 7

October 19, 2017 12:45 PM Ex-Igacos mayor sued for bribery, graft

FORMER Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) Mayor Aniano Antalan is facing charges before the Office of the Ombudsman in Mindanao for accepting cash gift from a cooperative. Antalan is facing charges for grave misconduct, three counts of indirect bribery, and two counts for violation of the Republic Act 3019 or The Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Thus, Antalan 4

October 19, 2017 10:05 AM Macalintal dismisses Duterte idea of revolutionary style gov’t

President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to declare a revolutionary government may only be out of his “desperation for change,” an election lawyer said Thursday. “Perhaps the idea of a ‘revolutionary government’ was merely floated by the President out of his desperation for change that does not seem to come that easy which he practically assured the people 5

October 19, 2017 9:12 AM Trillanes files ethics case vs Gordon

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accuses Senator Richard Gordon of violation of laws, Senate rules, and the lawyer's code ETHICS. In response to Senator Richard Gordon's ethics case against him, opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a counter complaint against the administration ally. MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday 2