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Checkpoints set up as election period starts

Nagsimula na kaninang hatinggabi ang election gun ban kaya nagtalaga na rin ng checkpoints sa mga piling lugar.

DOJ appeals to shootout witnesses to come forward

Umapila si Justice Secretay Leila de Lima sa mga may alam sa nangyaring engkuwentro sa Atimonan, Quezon na makipagtulungan sa imbestigasyon. Nagpa-Patrol, Jeck Batallones.

Gold financier denies role in Quezon shooting

MANILA, Philippines - A small-scale mining financier in Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte broke his silence over his alleged role on the incident in Atimonan, Quezon that left 13 people dead.

Task Force Robredo chief to handle NDRRMC

MANILA, Philippines - Outgoing National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Benito Ramos will turn over the agency’s reins to retired Maj. Gen. Eduardo del Rosario starting Monday.

Revilla wants Senate to probe Atimonan incident

MANILA, Philippines - Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. wants his colleagues to dip their hands into the Atimonan shooting incident.

MMDA wants longer liquor ban period

MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) wants a longer liquor ban period that will be in simultaneous with the already enforced election gun ban.

Paje warns of dangers from electronic waste

MANILA, Philippines - Environment Secretary Ramon Paje warned the public of toxic chemicals arising from the improper disposal of electronic waste.

Military to augment checkpoints in election hotspots

MANILA, Philippines -- The military will help augment checkpoints, especially in election hotspots across the country, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said.

PNoy still lukewarm to Cha-Cha

MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III remains lukewarm to Charter change (Cha-cha), despite a reported new push from his Liberal Party (LP) colleagues.

Gov't offers P2-M bounty for Stephanie Nicole's killer

MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III has offered a P2-million reward “for information leading to the arrest and conviction” of the killer of seven-year-old stray bullet victim Stephanie Nicole Ella.