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November 7, 2017 9:03 PM Navotas drafts new child-friendly curfew ordinance

A councilor has filed a measure pushing for a curfew for minors in Navotas City after the previous ordinance was declared void by the Supreme Court in September. In proposed City Ordinance No. 2017-23, minors are banned from going out between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., with their parents or guardians facing penalties. In September, the Supreme Court declared 6

October 30, 2017 6:39 PM Mabilog officially out as Iloilo City mayor

Iloilo City – Jed Patrick Mabilog was ousted as mayor of Iloilo City after the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) served the dismissal order against him. Anthony Nuyda, DILG regional director for Western Visayas, declared Jose Espinosa III as the new mayor Monday. The dismissal order was issued by the Office of the Ombudsman, which found 1

October 28, 2017 4:36 PM DILG ordered to enforce dismissal of Mabilog

Malacañang and the Office of the Ombudsman ordered the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to enforce an Ombudsman order to remove from office Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, who had been repeatedly linked by President Duterte to the illegal drug trade. Mabilog, a member of the Liberal Party, went on an extended leave of absence 6

October 28, 2017 2:16 PM Catalan police call for neutrality as Spain exerts control

MADRID/BARCELONA – Catalonia’s police force told its officers to remain neutral in the struggle over the region’s fight for independence on Saturday, a step toward averting possible conflict as the Madrid government starts to impose direct control. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy dismissed the Catalan government, took over the administration and called 6

October 27, 2017 10:32 PM Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

BARCELONA/MADRID — (UPDATE – 6:30 a.m., October 28, 2017) The Madrid government sacked Catalonia’s president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain’s gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago. A new regional election will be held in Catalonia on December 12

October 27, 2017 1:25 AM U.S. releases trove of Kennedy assassination files

(UPDATED) In a statement the National Archives says that on orders from President Donald Trump it had released 2,891 records related to the November 22, 1963 slaying of JFK in Dallas, Texas WASHINGTON, DC, USA (3rd UPDATE) – The US government on Thursday, October 26 (October 27, Manila time) released a mammoth, long-awaited trove of secret files on the assassination 6

October 26, 2017 5:39 PM Paolo Duterte retiring from politics in 2019

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Presidential son Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte is retiring from politics when his term ends in 2019. However, his sister Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is reportedly running as representative of the first congressional district of Davao City. The vice mayor announced his retirement from politics in 2019 as he also gave assurance that a Carpio-Duterte 9

October 26, 2017 9:47 AM Paolo Duterte: Family talking to Baste to be Carpio’s running mate

DAVAO CITY – Will Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte succeed his sister, Mayor Sara Duterte, in 2019? Sara had announced she would not seek re-election and would instead pursue the seat that three-term Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles would be vacating. But Paolo said he will not seek the city mayor’s post in the mid-term elections 5

October 26, 2017 7:32 AM Paolo Duterte says he's 'retiring' from politics in 2019

Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte also hints at a possible Mans Carpio-Baste Duterte tandem in the 2019 local elections in Davao City DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte said on Thursday, October 26, that he planned to retire from politics in 2019, and hinted at the possiblity of a different "Carpio-Duterte" tandem here in the next local 7

October 26, 2017 5:38 AM Paolo Duterte vows to retire from politics in 2019

Saying “he had enough of politics,” Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte on Thursday announced he would retire from politics in 2019. Paolo’s announcement came four days after his sister, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, announced that he would run as representative of the first District of Davao City when her term as mayor expires in 2019. “When Mayor 8