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Monthly Archives: January 2016

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P7 minimum fare for jeepneys in NCR, Regions 3 and 4 beginning January 22

The minimum fare for jeepneys operating in the National Capital Region as well as Regions III and IV will be reduced to P7.00 beginning today, January 22. The announcement was made by the Land Transportation, Franchising, and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Thursday afternoon. According to LTFRB,

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KANDIDATO PA RIN | Poe, Duterte makes it to COMELEC’s initial list of presidential bets

Eight individuals made it to the initial list of presidential candidates that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) released Thursday afternoon. The draft ballot includes Senator Grace Poe and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, whose respective candidacies are facing still-unsettled legal challenges. The list also includes Vice

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Philippines to host 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament from July 4 to 10

The Philippines together with Italy and Serbia had been chosen as hosts of the 2016 Olympic qualifying tournaments scheduled from July 4 to 10. The announcement was made by FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball) late Tuesday night (Manila time) from its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Four possible outcomes of Poe’s cases in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is today scheduled to hear oral arguments on two disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe. It can be recalled that last month, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) en banc affirmed separate rulings made by two of its divisions disqualifying Poe from

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Ian Jasper Calalang of UP Diliman remains missing

A week after he was first reported missing, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman student Ian Jasper Calalang remains nowhere to be found. Calalang is currently a first year industrial engineering student there. A resident of Cainta, Rizal, Calalang was supposed to enroll for his

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February 8 2016 declared a nationwide holiday – Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival, which is usually referred to as the Chinese New Year, this February 8. The day is a special non-working holiday nationwide as mandated by President Benigno Aquino III’s Proclamation 1105. It is the first nationwide special-non working