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GMA all set for SONA

This Monday, expect the country’s most trusted broadcast news organization to deliver the latest news in its comprehensive coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address. GMA News gives viewers updates starting from Unang Hirit’s Unang Balita in the morning. In the afternoon, Pia Arcangel anchors “SONA 2018: The GMA News Special Coverage” as President …

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Floods submerge 16 villages; dams start discharging water

HEAVY monsoon rains enhanced by Typhoon “Falcon” pounded many parts of Bulacan and inundated 16 villages in two towns and one city yesterday. The latest situation report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) showed that the hardest hit area is Meycauayan city where 12 villages were …

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Pagasa lifts warning over Luzon areas

THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) yesterday lifted the heavy rainfall warning it earlier issued over Metro Manila and nearby provinces. “Light to moderate rains were observed over Metro Manila, Bulacan, Zambales, Cavite, Batangas, Bataan for the past one hour. With this development, all heavy rainfall warnings …

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Aquino names new PCGG commissioner

MALACANANG yesterday announced the appointment of Andrew Felix Arsenio de Castro as commissioner of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), replacing Maita Chan-Gonzaga. The Palace also announced the appointment of 74 other officials in the different agencies. Among the appointees are Armina Dielle Kapunan as assistant secretary of Department …

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Come what may, says Iqbal

THE period of amendments and voting on HB 5811, the substitute bill to the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), would be done only when it resumes sessions after President Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 27. “Come what may. Yan na ang sitwasyon,” Mohagher Iqbal, chair of …

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Militants step up anti-Chacha campaign

A MILITANT group has urged various sectors to oppose the passage of a resolution of both Houses on Charter change on the economic provisions of the Constitution as it would trigger legislation of “anti-Filipino policies and favorable to foreigners.” About 300 members belonging to Anakpawis Party-list chapters in Southern Tagalog …

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Air masses bring rains

THE Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) brought cloudy skies with light to moderate rains in most parts of Mindanao. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) weather forecaster Fernando Cada said the ITCZ is now affecting southern Mindanao. He said the ITCZ, which is the thick clouds coming from south …

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