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Garin ‘ignored’ experts’ advice on Dengvaxia; no testing done to find out if children had dengue before vaccination

10 December, 2017 | Hits:124

File photos of Dengvaxia vaccine (from Reuters) and former DOH chief Janette Garin (from Philstar)MANILA, Philippines — As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation’s then health secretary Janette Garin boasted it was a world-first and a tribute to her country’s “expertise” in research. At the time, it seemed the Philippines could be on the cusp of a breakthrough to combat a potentially lethal tropical virus that had...

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Kiko hits Duterte gov’t’s move to appoint as PNP drugs chief the ex-head of police unit linked to Jee Ick Joo slay

10 December, 2017 | Hits:99

Philstar file photo of Sen. Francis PangilinanMANILA, Philippines — Warning that promotion instead of charges would lead to more abuses by law enforcers, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan last Sunday criticized the Duterte administration’s move to appoint Senior Supt. Albert Ignatius Ferro — the former head of a police unit being linked to the abduction and slay of a South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo — as new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s Drug Enforcement Group (DEG). “Lalo lang lalakas...

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4 current, ex-SC justices attend House hearing on Sereno impeach raps

10 December, 2017 | Hits:127

File photos of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Supreme Court justices Teresita Leonardo-De Castro, Francis Jardeleza, and Noel Tijam and former SC justice Arturop BrionMANILA, Philippines — Four magistrates of the Supreme Court, including a former associate justice appeared at the House of Representatives on Monday, December 11, during the resumption of the hearing on the impeachment complaint against their colleague, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro, Noel Tijam and Francis Jardeleza and former Associate Justice Arturo...

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Senate, House likely to hold joint session before Xmas break for Duterte’s martial law request – Fariñas

10 December, 2017 | Hits:101

Reuters file photo of President Rodrigo DuterteMANILA, Philippines — Before lawmakers take their Christmas break, the Senate and the House of Representatives are likely to conduct a joint session to deliberate on President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao. In a text message on Monday, December 11, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said that the congressional session “officially end on on Friday, Dec 15; hence, we may have a joint session on Thursday (Dec. 14) or Friday (Dec...

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AMA to select 1st in 2017 PBA D-League Draft

10 December, 2017 | Hits:95

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netAlvin Pasaol, the super scorer out of University of the East, is tipped to be the t...

Ateneo honors its UAAP Season 80 champions with bonfire party

10 December, 2017 | Hits:83

ONE BIG FIGHT. The Ateneo community comes together to celebrate with their champion teams. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rap...

IOC 'confident' Tokyo 2020 venues will be ready on time

10 December, 2017 | Hits:89

TOKYO, Japan – Tokyo organizers are back on track and will complete their 2020 Olympic venues on schedule, the I...

Boels-Dolmans extend sponsorship of women's team to 2020

01 December, 2017 | Hits:295

The Boels-Dolmans team has secured deals with both of its title sponsors until the end of 2020. The Dolmans landscaping ...

Love scores 38, LeBron ejected as Cavs beat Heat

28 November, 2017 | Hits:322

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love (0) drives against Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside (21) in the first half of a...

UCBL: CEU vs CdSL in finals

23 November, 2017 | Hits:450

Image: Olivarez vs Cdsl (UCBL Facebook) Colegio de San Lorenzo routed Olivarez College in their knockout duel yesterday...

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Todd Kohlhepp, South Carolina serial killer, says he has more victims

10 December, 2017 | Hits:161

Todd Kohlhepp enters the courtroom of Judge Jimmy Henson for a bond hearing at the Spartanburg Detention Facility...

Liberal Outsiders Pour Into Alabama Senate Race, Treading Lightly

10 December, 2017 | Hits:107

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey taking a photo with Doug Jones, center, the Democratic Senate candidate, in Montgomery...

At 230,000 acres, Thomas fire is now the fifth largest wildfire in modern California history

10 December, 2017 | Hits:84

Santa Barbara County was under siege from the Thomas fire Sunday as fire crews fought to keep the destructive blaze from...

Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

07 December, 2017 | Hits:158

This aerial view from video provided by KABC-TV shows flames from a wildfire bearing down on homes on Faria Beach just o...

Republicans rewriting tax bill — and won’t vote tonight

30 November, 2017 | Hits:309

A Joint Committee on taxation analysis predicts the tax bill would increase the deficit by $1 trillion, which could be p...

Kate Steinle death: Garcia Zarate acquitted of homicide

30 November, 2017 | Hits:362

San Francisco (CNN)A jury on Thursday found an undocumented immigrant not guilty in the July 2015 death of Kate Steinl...


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