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Gov’t bent on implementing PUV modernization program

16 October, 2017 | Hits:162

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella FILE PHOTO / MALACANANG Malacañang on Monday said that it would proceed with the government’s plan to modernize public utility vehicles (PUVs) despite the nationwide transport strike against the project. In a statement, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said transport strikes would not deter the government from implementing the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVVMP), which he called long overdue. The program intends to phase out old PUVs, including 200,000 jeepneys, but its critics claim that it was “antipoor.”   Abella said...

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'Allah answered my prayers’

16 October, 2017 | Hits:146

MARAWI CITY—“Allah answered my prayers,” Nairah Ampaso, 28, a mother of five, said on Monday after learning that government troops had killed Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute, the last two leaders of the pro-Islamic State (IS) terrorists who seized this city nearly four months ago. “We prayed that these leaders would be killed. I am happy that they are dead,” Ampaso told the Inquirer. “I hope their deaths mean the end of the war and we can return to our homes,” she...

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Piston claims 90% success in strike

16 October, 2017 | Hits:108

DIE-IN Jeepney drivers and their supporters stage a die-in along a busy Manila road to signal the start of a two-day nationwide strike to protest the government’s phaseout of old jeepneys. —BULLIT MARQUEZ / AP A group of jeepney drivers and operators declared its strike on Monday a success, claiming it crippled by noon 90 percent of jeepney transportation in key urban centers. But a government agency said the mass action was barely felt in most parts of the country. A call, supported...

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Abu, Maute leaders are dead – AFP

16 October, 2017 | Hits:153

The top leaders behind the months-long war in Marawi Isnilon Hapilon (left) and Omar Maute. AP, INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS The battle for Marawi may finally be ending with the killing of the last two leaders of the Islamic State-inspired terrorists holed up in the city early on Monday. Killed in fighting with government troops that started at 2 a.m. and ended at 6 a.m. were Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and Maute terror group leader Omarkhayam Maute. Both had pledged allegiance to the...

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Laurente conquers bad boy image to become CESAFI Junior MVP

16 October, 2017 | Hits:99

LESSONS LEARNED. Laurente makes the most of out of this season after his punishment-filled run last year. Photo by PJ Es...

Who Is Laurene Powell Jobs? Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ Widow Set to Become NBA’s Newest Billionaire Owner

08 October, 2017 | Hits:443

Laurene Powell Jobs at Pier 48, San Francisco, California, September 20. Steve Jennings/Getty   One of the wealth...

New hairdos can't stop UP Fighting Maroons downward spiral

08 October, 2017 | Hits:281

LOSING STREAK. The UP Fighting Maroons had fewer bright spots than Paul Desiderio's hair in their loss to the NU Bulldog...

Heartbroken Nadal 'wants to cry' over Catalan vote

02 October, 2017 | Hits:411

DOUBLE FAULT. Rafael Nadal says 'I think the image we have presented to the world is negative.' Photo by Michal Cizek/...

Team Sky fade to third in Worlds TTT

20 September, 2017 | Hits:675

They came, they saw, but in the end Team Sky's galacticos had to settle for bronze in the men's team time tria...

Contador: It was the right time to retire

20 September, 2017 | Hits:610

Although he appeared in the race just three times during his career, Alberto Contador seems to hold the Giro i...

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Olympic champion Ervin kneels during U.S. anthem

16 October, 2017 | Hits:100

ANCHOR'S PROTEST. Mixed medly relay anchor Anthony Ervin is the first swimmer to kneel down during the U.S. national a...

Here's Why So Many Women Knew The Rumors About Harvey Weinstein

08 October, 2017 | Hits:286

Harvey Weinstein in 2007.Women will tell you they don’t know precisely when, or how, they become aware tha...

Las Vegas killer had more explosives, 1,600 rounds of ammo in car

05 October, 2017 | Hits:398

33 gun purchases, no red flags 02:51 Story highlights  The gunman may ha...

After Las Vegas massacre, Trump silent on gun control

02 October, 2017 | Hits:412

MOMENT OF SILENCE. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump take part in a moment of silence with White ...

More than 50 killed in Las Vegas concert shooting

02 October, 2017 | Hits:420

RUNNING FOR COVER. People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on Oc...

Trump's Former Campaign Manager Was Reportedly Wiretapped By US Investigators

18 September, 2017 | Hits:682

Matt Rourke / AP US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort under secret court o...

 
 
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