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April 20, 2018 11:00 PM Aquino is sole opposition member in Magic 12, but Pangilinan still happy

Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Friday hailed the inclusion of Sen. Bam Aquino in the top 12 of the Pulse Asia survey of possible senatorial candidates in the 2019 elections—the lone member of the opposition in the potential winning circle. Pangilinan reminded the public that it was important the opposition was represented in the legislature as this would 3

April 16, 2018 10:20 AM Village councilor shot dead in Abra amid election gun ban

BAGUIO CITY - A village councilor was shot dead Pidigan, Abra Sunday amid an election gun ban imposed by the Commission on Elections this month. Abra police office identified the victim as Victor Pisco, a village councilor in Barangay Monggoc. He was with his wife, Elida, who is a village chief and his sister, Myrna Vasquez, when they were shot multiple 4

April 10, 2018 4:30 PM Politics eyed in Zambo Sur ambush in which a town worker was killed

PAGADIAN CITY – Police authorities in Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur on Tuesday said they were pursuing gunmen in Sunday’s ambush on the group of an aspirant for the upcoming village polls. SPO1 Samson Eniola, Sominot police investigator, said they believed the motive of the ambush on the group of Santiago Castillo Miñoza was politics. Killed in the 5:10 p.m. ambush 3

April 6, 2018 2:39 AM ‘I have no plans to resign’ – Bello

President Rodrigo Duterte and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III (FILE Photo from the Presidential Communications Operations Office) This was the categorical clarification of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday amid speculations that he would leave his post for a possible Senate run in 2019. “Kasi sinasabi kasi nila na tatakbo raw ako. Sa tototo 3

March 27, 2018 12:08 PM Ex-priest gunned down in Masbate

LEGAZPI CITY – A former Catholic priest was killed by two unidentified men in Mobo town, Masbate on Tuesday morning. Aldrin Aganan, 49, was riding his motorcycle on his way to Masbate City when he was shot by gunmen in Barangay Tugbo at around 7:50 a.m., said Senior Supt. Froilan Elopre, Masbate police director. Aganan sustained gunshot wounds in different 3

March 25, 2018 12:55 PM Jiu-jitsu athletes want change in leadership

THE biggest group of jiu-jitsu athletes in the country is clamoring for a change in the leadership in the Jiu-jitsu Federation of the Philippines. Team Deftac [Defence Tactics] pioneer Maybelline Masuda, the country’s first homegrown jiu-jitsu world champion [2001], led the crusade and called on incumbent JFP president Choy Cojuangco to step down alongside 10

March 13, 2018 2:55 AM Grace Poe on consultative committee recommendation to regulate political dynasties

That is still a good development and a positive step toward the right direction that would still be subject to further debates, discussion and possibly improvement to serve the purpose. This development, and hopefully coupled with the desired political party reforms, could serve as good foundation for any discussion on federalism. There should be an antidote 20

March 11, 2018 10:35 AM South Korean actor under sexual abuse probe found dead

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A veteran South Korean actor who was under investigation for alleged sexual abuse of his students was found dead Friday. Police and fire officials confirmed that Jo Min-ki, 53, was found dead in Seoul Friday afternoon. Yonhap News agency said the death is being treated as a suicide, but police would not confirm that. Police 4

March 10, 2018 10:33 AM Words from wise women

There is no shortage of women who prove that a woman can be who she wants to be and excel in doing it. We have come a long way from the time when women were considered the weaker gender, but there is still much work to do. In celebration of Women’s Month, we list some of the many inspiring quotes from women in politics, entertainment, literature, and fashion 23

March 10, 2018 4:13 AM Imee rallies support for a 'Marcos in the Senate' in 2019

'Dahil sa protesta ni Bongbong na napakatagal, baka mapilitan 'yung isa sa amin na tumakbo para sa national office,' Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos tells Cagayan barangay officials As early as a year ahead the 2019 midterm elections, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has asked barangay officials of Cagayan province to support "a Marcos" in case one of them runs for senator 4