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August 22, 2018 2:13 AM DBM releases P2.29B for support, livelihood of Marawi families

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P2.29 billion to the Department of Social Welfare and Development for the rehabilitation and recovery of war-torn Marawi City. The DBM said the total amount was charged to the Marawi Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Program (MRRRP) under the 2018 National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management 42

August 10, 2018 4:19 PM Cop, 2 others survive shooting in Pagadian City

PAGADIAN CITY—PO2 Prometheus Remolador was thankful enough after he survived a shooting incident on Friday at 8:40 p.m. at Purok Madasigon, Sta. Lucia District here. Senior Inspector Glenn Pollescas, Pagadian police investigator, said Remolador, 41, a policeman assigned at the Regional Mobile Force Battalion in Balintawak village here, was with Glendel 39

August 5, 2018 7:42 AM Malacañang thanks those who worked for BOL passage

Malacañang on Sunday expressed its gratitude to those who worked for the passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). “We cannot underplay the significance of this signing as we take comfort in this momentous step towards building the foundation of a lasting peace in Mindanao,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement, noting that the BOL or Republic 40

August 2, 2018 8:56 AM Bigger than basketball: Balkman’s foundation extends help to orphans

The famous phrase “Ball is life” gets thrown a lot in basketball circles, but for Renaldo Balkman basketball isn’t everything. Despite being in the middle of an electric championship round in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup where San Miguel is ahead 2-1, Balkman still found a way to give back to a community that embraced him during his Philippine stay. Balkman’s 23

July 23, 2018 1:29 AM Father, sons nabbed in PDEA anti-drug ops in S. Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY – Anti-narcotics agents arrested a 50-year-old father and his two sons during an anti-illegal drugs entrapment operation in Tampakan, South Cotabato over the weekend. In a report, Director Naravy Duquitan, of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency for Region 12 (PDEA-12), said Jaime Malinao Sr. was arrested after he handed over a sachet of shabu 36

July 11, 2018 2:12 AM North Cotabato village chair survives ambush

COTABATO CITY – A village chairperson ​has survived an ambush in Magpet town, North Cotabato​, police revealed Wednesday. Supt. Bernard Tayong, North Cotabato police provincial spokesperson, ​said Barangay Salab chariman Ferdinand Cariaga was​ aboard his motorbike​ ​on his way to the Municipal Peace and Order Council (MPOC) meeting ​in the town proper 36

July 10, 2018 10:26 AM ‘Overwatch’ character skin raises over P500M for breast cancer research

“Overwatch’s” Pink Mercy character skin raised over $10 million to help fund breast cancer research. The Pink Mercy, a character skin for “Overwatch’s” beloved and equally loathed healer, was designed by community artist VICKISIGH. It currently stands as the first and so far only paid character skin for the game. Pink Mercy also spearheaded a donation 53

July 7, 2018 3:57 AM Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

What do you do when this year’s Nobel Literature Prize, the world’s most prestigious accolade of its kind, is postponed because of a sexual assault scandal? More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body in protest after the Swedish Academy, which selects Nobel laureates, was plunged into crisis over its long-standing 35

July 6, 2018 11:02 PM Palace spent P2.5B for ‘intel’ in 2017; COA notes 350% hike

On its second year, the Office of the President under the Duterte administration spent more than P2.5 billion for “confidential and intelligence expenses” (CIE), which are virtually beyond scrutiny of the Commission on Audit (COA). The Office of the President’s spending for intelligence, confidential and “other extraordinary expenses” increased by more than 350 percent 40

July 5, 2018 4:56 AM Brawl-breaker Troy Rike inspires Gilas patron to pay it forward

A Philippine basketball team sponsor doubles Troy Rike's donation to Philippine and Australian charities MANILA, Philippines – The good deed of Gilas Pilipinas cadet Troy Rike didn’t go unnoticed and it even prompted a Gilas Pilipinas team patron to do the same. After Rike donated the incentive he received for shielding an Australian player from heavy 44