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DOJ offers P6-M bounty on sabungeros abductors

Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Boying Remulla offered a P6-million reward to individuals who have leads or information on the suspects involved in the case of missing cockfighting enthusiasts.

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China claims PH intruded into waters off Renai Reef

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin claimed the Philippines intruded into the waters off the Renai Reef, as the Chinese Coast Guard only upheld Chinas sovereignty and acted in a professional and restrained way.

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Philippine coastguard accuses Chinese ship of using 'laser light'

The incident happened on February 6 nearly 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratly Islands, where Philippine marines are stationed, the Philippine Coast Guard said in a statement.

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Man cracking bomb joke at LRT Manila lands in jail

After his joke provoked alarm among riders at the LRT 1 station in Pedro Gil Street, Ermita, Manila, Leonard Hernandez y Gamboa of Barangay Rivera, San Juan City, was held at the Manila Police District-Police Station 5.

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Oil rises as Russia cuts output after Western price cap

Oil contracts rebounded Friday after Russia announced it would slash its crude output in response to a Western price cap that was imposed on exports after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. Brent, the international benchmark, and its US counterpart WTI, which had been down earlier in the day, jumped more than two percent after Russian deputy prime minister Alexander Novak said production would be cut by 500,000 barrels....

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Meralco to implement slight rate cut this February

Primarily due to the downward trend in the generation charge portion of the unbundled electric bills, Meralco customers' electric bills will have a very slight drop of P0.0106 per kilowatt hour (kWh) this month. According to the power company, the overall effective rate for this billing cycle will be P10.8895 per kWh instead of P10.9001 per kWh last month. #In60words...

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JC Cares' Hatid-Tulong extends help to 200 PWDs in QC

The covered court of Barangay Kaligayahan, Novaliches City, was filled with laughter and dancing as 200 persons with disabilities attended the monthly food distribution program of the JC Cares Foundation.

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Tulfo renews calls for OFW ban in Kuwait after another

The call for the need to impose a deployment ban on Filipino workers in Kuwait was raised again by Senator Raffy Tulfo after various media outlets reported another incident of abuse.

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PBBM tells OFWs Gov't will care for your families

According to President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., on Saturday, the Philippine government strives to ensure that Overseas Filipino Workers and their families are taken care of in the nation while working abroad.

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Montrealers shrug off the cold to dance and party at

Snow may have been falling on Montreal's Old Port, with temperatures in the bone-chilling category, but that didn't stop the exuberant dancers during the city's first Igloofest after a Covid pause.

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Philippines to appeal ICC resumption of drug war probe

The Philippine government said Friday it intended to appeal an International Criminal Court decision to reopen an inquiry into Manila's brutal anti-drug campaign, which left thousands dead. #In60words

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DepEd set to present Basic Education Report on Jan 30

The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to present the Basic Education Report (BER) 2023 on January 30 to present the current challenges and priorities of the agency. DepEd Spokesperson Atty. Michael Wesley Poa announced that Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte will deliver the BER 2023.

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DA sees lower onion prices next week

During her visit to farmers in Nueva Ecija, DA Assistant Secretary Kristine Evangelista reported that farm-gate prices have decreased as the country's harvest season approaches its peak

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Villar decries ASIN law as it kills salt industry

Senator Cynthia Villar denounced the Act for Salt Iodization Nationwide (ASIN) Law, saying it killed the salt industry in the country. The Senate committee chair of agriculture and food made the remark during the Senate hearing about the salt industry, noting the bill entailed the local salt producers to iodize the salt.

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Aircraft stalled at NAIA runway

A King Aircraft stalled on Tuesday, January 17, at a runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) reported. The said plane stalled on Runway 1331 at 1005 a.m. #In60words

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