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Senators, employees undergo mobile biometrics registration

Senators and Senate employees had their biometrics captured over the weekend, Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said. Pimentel, chairman of the Senate Committee on Electoral Reforms and People’s Participation, and co-chair of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Automated Elections System, said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) would conduct ...

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CBCP against same sex marriage still

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The Archdiocese of Caga-yan de Oro and Misamis Oriental doubts the possibility that legislators would pass a bill on same sex marriage. Msgr. Rey Monsanto, parish priest of Eco Church in barangay Kauswagan and Archdiocese consulter said that they are positive that someone will pass before ...

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DTI Surigao Norte aids small trades under SSF

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Surigao del Norte provincial office had assisted a total of nine micro-enterprises with the implementation of Shared Service Facility (SSF) since last year. According to DTI provincial director Celestino L. Nega-patan, various equipment and accessories were delivered ...

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University Fair kicks-off next week

DAVAO CITY — The region’s biggest gathering of schools, the University Fair, will open at SM Davao on July 9 highlighting a powerhouse collection of academic and technical institutions from around the country. PR manager for SM City Davao Precious Ann Legario said among the out-of-town institutions that confirmed are ...

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LPA intensifies into TD named Egay

MANILA – The low pressure area inside the Philippine Area of Responsiblity (PAR) has intensified into tropical depression locally named “Egay”, the fourth tropical cyclone to affect the country this year, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Chris ...

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‘Regularization order exists only on paper’ – Tanduay workers

MANILA – Tanduay workers vow to continue with their strike at the Cabuyao plant in Laguna as their main call for regularization, which prompted their struggle, remains unanswered to this day. Now on their 45th day at the picketline, the association leading the strike, TUDLA or Tanggulang Ugnayan Daluyang Lakas ...

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Groups to DOJ: No more delays, please

Last Monday marked the second month since the Indonesian government granted Mary Jane Veloso a temporary reprieve and it has been the longest two months for her family and supporters from all around the globe. The basis for the temporary reprieve was to give way to legal proceedings in the ...

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