Local Issues Archive

Avian flu confirmed in Nueva Ecija: Pinol. Culling in controlled areas to contain virus. Poultry farmers suffering since prices crash.

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Alert Level 1 issued and withdrawn for OFWs in Guam. All-clear on Tuesday. It’s business as usual: Cayetano.

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Lumad schools will not be bombed: Padilla. Illegal institutions preaching subversion, communism. Rule of law must prevail in our nation: Duterte.

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ITLOS judgment was ill-founded: Xinhua News Agency. PNA thoughtlessly reposted inviting protests. Communications Secretary asks for explanation.

ITLOSjudgment criticized. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

United States to provide drones and training. Steps to counter Islamic State led insurgency groups.

United States gives a helping hand. * * * * * * * * * *

Killing of Judge denounced by PH Supreme Court. Second attack on the judiciary.

Another killing of a judge. * * * * * * * * * * *

ASEAN urges North Korea to adopt UN resolutions. Willing to assist in re-unification of both Koreas.

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Calamity loans from Social Security System. Pensioners and active members eligible: Dooc.

Calamity loans to help out. * * * * * * * * * * *

Strategic Mapandi Bridge captured in Marawi. Troops, armaments move freely: Padilla. Focus on salvaging lives of hostages: Duterte.

Mapandi bridge in AFP control. * * * * * * * * * * *

United States maintaining supplies in Marawi. Counterterrorism equipment, munitions supplied. Rockets and Rocket motors arrive in time.

United States keeps its promised supplies, * * * * * * * * * *

MRC tieup with Chinese giant. MOU signed with Energy China GPEC. !000 mw projects by 2022.

MRC for renewable energy * * * * * * * * * * * *

Lacson pledges continued support for Duterte. Duterte is different from other politicians. Dares to adopt strategies that others would avoid.

Lacson likes Duterte’s style of functioning. * * * * * * * * * *

Gutoc blames Military of human rights abuses. Cites few cases to justify her allegations. Alvarez denies. Asks her to address CHR.

Gutoc blames AFP. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Opposition members seek amendments to rules. Explanation should be held before voting. Extension of Martial Law being discussed.

Opposition argues. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Sison cautions Duterte on extending Martial Law. Don’t use NPA attacks as excuse.

Sison issues warning. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Peace talks with NDFP combine suspended again. Four PSG commandos injured in ambush. Sincerity and stoppage of extortion required from NDFP.

Peace requires sincerity from NDFP. * * * * * * * * * * *

MILF chief refuses to bail out terrorists. Recognizes President Duterte’s stand. Foreign elements main reason.

MILF will not intervene. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Bangsamoro Basic Law likely to be enacted. Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) strengthened. MILF and MNLF accommodated for their inputs.

Bangsamoro Basic Law to be passed. * * * * * * * * * *

Aguirre ready to face allegations in any court. De Lima sues Aguirre on various charges.

Aguirre sued by de Lima. * * * * * * * * * * *

Barangay elections likely to be done away with. Prove your non-involvement with drugs: Koko. Absence of drugs in your Barangay will be proof.

Barangay should be free of drugs. * * * * * * * * * *

Trillanes demands probe into Duterte admission. Remarks made in jest in speech last year. Lodges complaint with Ombudsman against Duterte.

Trillanes accuses Duterte of Corruption. * * * * * * * * * * *

Wildfires rage in the United States and Canada. Massive rescue efforts underway to save forests. Aerial spraying and evacuations on war footing .

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Punisima, wife and 5 children to repay P29.2 million. Ombudsman orders recovery of unexplained assets.Other allegations too.

Punisima, wife and 5 children to repay P29.2 million. * * * * * * *

Inflation achieves a new 5-month low: NEDA. Eases in June to 2.8 percent. Favorable domestic prices of Petrol, food products help.

Inflation favorable this year. In spite of the turmoil and upheavals that the nation is undergoing,