UPDATE 2: Espino, 4 others wounded, 1 dead in Pangasinan ambush – police

FORMER lawmaker and governor Amado Espino Jr. and four others were wounded while one was killed in an ambush in Pangasinan on Wednesday afternoon, police reported. Espino is now in…READ
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Sarah Geronimo’s 4-year-old ‘Tala’ became popular anew with dance videos going viral
Sarah Geronimo’s 2015 hit single “Tala” regained its popularity four years after it was first released following video clips of its dance performances made rounds on social media. Filipinos, including celebrities, could not get enough of the catchy anthem, which was part of her best-selling album “The Great Unknown” in 2015. Geronimo, also known as […] The post Sarah Geronimo’s 4-year-old ‘Tala’ became popular anew with dance videos going viral appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Philippines, ADB sign $623-M worth of loan agreements
The Philippine government and the Asian Development Bank signed Friday a $200 million loan agreement to help the Southeast Asian country implement its big-ticket infrastructure project.
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No Aeta eviction after 7-day notice, but checkpoint put up — IP watchdog
While any eviction has yet to take place, a checkpoint now reportedly stands near the community and has since sowed fear among residents of impending demolition.
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Priscilla Almeda Partner Breaks Silence on Actress’ Affair w/ Jomari Yllana
The partner of Priscilla Almeda has spoken about the affair of the actress with Jomari Yllana Rodrigo Ines, the longtime partner of Priscilla Almeda has broke his silence on the rekindled affair of the returning actress with actor-politician Jomari Yllana. Prior to this, Priscilla, also known as Abby Viduya, has received bashing for allegedly having […] The post Priscilla Almeda Partner Breaks Silence on Actress’ Affair w/ Jomari Yllana appeared first on Philippine News.
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Grab: Surge in price due to higher demand
Grab country head Bryan Cu on Wednesday said the surge in booking prices are caused by higher demand.
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Define your style with trendy Vivo S1 Pro
Find out why Vivo's new smartphone, the Vivo S1 Pro, is the perfect phone for every style.
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Maine Mendoza, BTS top Philippines' Twitter trends for 2019
From K-Pop to UAAP, here’s everything under the sun that took the Twitterverse this year.
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Villar inhibits from DOJ's water deals review
Department of Justice Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay is the wife of Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar, son of businessman Manny Villar and Sen. Cynthia Villar, who own the water company.
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Donald Trump mocks teen climate activist Greta Thunberg: ‘Chill Greta, Chill’
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump reprised his ridicule of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg on Thursday after the Swedish climate activist was named Time’s Person of the Year for 2019. Thunberg won the magazine’s annual honorific on Wednesday for her work inspiring millions of young people to take action against climate change. “So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then […] The post Donald Trump mocks teen climate activist Greta Thunberg: ‘Chill Greta, Chill’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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‘Hindi po ako namimigay ng iPhone!’ Mimiyuuuh warns followers of poser account
Popular vlogger Mimiyuuuh warned her followers of a fake Twitter account that uses her identity to scam people into thinking they would receive phones by boosting the engagements of its tweets. The poser account has a similar picture and almost the same bio and username as the vlogger, although observant users might note it was […] The post ‘Hindi po ako namimigay ng iPhone!’ Mimiyuuuh warns followers of poser account appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Broadcaster Cesar Apolinario passes away
Award-winning broadcast journalist of GMA-7 and film director Cesar Apolinario passed away on Friday. He was 46.
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You Can Personalize Herschel Wallets for Free This Month
Here's a cool Christmas gift idea!
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The Biggest Concert of 2019: U2 Joshua Tree Tour made possible only by Smart 
Over 45,000 thousand fans were crying, dancing and belting the U2 hits that moved generations at the much-anticipated Joshua Tree Tour 2019 made possible by Smart. The iconic Irish rock band performed their best hits like "Beautiful Day", "With or Without You", "Sunday Bloody Sunday", and "Where the Streets Have No Name". To a lot of the fans in attendance, they weren't just songs, they were their anthems, made even more special by the band's milestone 2,050th performance. This was the first concert of U2 in Manila and it was held at the biggest indoor arena in the world, the Philippine Arena. Made more epic for Smart customers Smart subscribers had the opportunity to exclus...Keep on reading: The Biggest Concert of 2019: U2 Joshua Tree Tour made possible only by Smart 
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Why thousands of ‘penis fish’ appeared on a beach
California residents were shocked to find thousands of sausage-like creatures cover a beach after a storm. Little did they know that the species of spoonworm had been just beneath their feet all along. The phallic worm is better known as, well, penis fish. For those who would rather not make mention of genitalia, it is also called fat innkeeper worm. The marine worm makes U-shaped burrows in a beach or mudflat, leaving most beachgoers unaware of their existence. However, a storm that hit Drakes Beach in California last Dec. 6 washed away sand and revealed the penis fish, reported Bay Nature on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The magazine shared pictures of the worms on its Instagram to show t...Keep on reading: Why thousands of ‘penis fish’ appeared on a beach
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Star Wars-Themed Stickers and Effects, FB Messenger Now Has
Are you ready for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?
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Brave Motorist Returned the Phone to Owner after Being Snatched Goes Viral
Brave Motorist Returned the Phone to Owner after Being Snatched Praised Online Video of a brave motorist returned the smartphone to the owner after being snatched earned praises from the online community. Nowadays, we can usually see videos and read reports about Good Samaritans helping less-fortunate people along the street. Good-hearted people are also extending […] The post Brave Motorist Returned the Phone to Owner after Being Snatched Goes Viral appeared first on Philippine News.
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Kris Aquino: Here’s Why She & Willie Cannot Become A Couple
Kris Aquino Reveals Reason Why She & Willie Revillame Won’t Work Out KRIS AQUINO – Filipina actress and tv host Kris Aquino revealed the reason why she and Willie Revillame cannot become a couple. ‘Queen of All Media’ Kris Aquino is the daughter of former Senator Ninoy Aquino and late President Corazon Aquino. She has […] The post Kris Aquino: Here’s Why She & Willie Cannot Become A Couple appeared first on Philippine News.
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Shop online and pay using only your mobile number with ‘Pay with PayMaya’!
Whether it's ordering food, buying the latest makeup craze, or availing of government services, it's now faster, easier, and more secure than ever to shop online as PayMaya introduces 'Pay with PayMaya', its latest feature that allows you to pay with just your mobile number. By clicking on the Pay with PayMaya buttonin the checkout page of partner merchants,online shoppersno longer need to memorize and type in long and complex credit or debit card numbers, because all they have to do is log in to their PayMaya account by entering their mobile numbers upon checkout. Through this new feature, paying for anything online becomesquicker, more convenient, and safer, because every t...Keep on reading: Shop online and pay using only your mobile number with ‘Pay with PayMaya’!
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Find your next food and beverage business with these juicy ideas
Filipinos love food; this has become even more evident with how much the food industry has grown and improved through the years. With the increasing demand for convenience, accessibility, and variety, different food businesses have been successfully popping up here and there which truly makes it a solid business venture. However, if you find the thought of starting your very own food business a bit overwhelming, maybe you should start with something a little simpler like a beverage-related business. Here are a few ideas you may want to consider:   JUICE BAR   Pick a fruit that will be your hero product such as mangoes, add in some simple syrup, a few ice cubes and...Keep on reading: Find your next food and beverage business with these juicy ideas
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Relief Goods w/ Contraceptives Given To Typhoon Tisoy Victims in CamSur
Typhoon Tisoy Victim in Camarines Sur Receives Relief Goods w/ Contraceptives RELIEF GOODS – The local government unit of Milaor, Camarines Sur distributes relief goods with contraceptives to the victims of Typhoon Tisoy. Over the past few weeks, Typhoon Tisoy lashes the country with violent winds and intermittent rains. The typhoon devastated numerous houses and […] The post Relief Goods w/ Contraceptives Given To Typhoon Tisoy Victims in CamSur appeared first on Philippine News.
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No relaxing for Pinoy jins after rousing SEA Games campaign
After a kickass performance in the last Southeast Asian Games, the Philippines' taekwondo jins set out to sustain their fine form as they venture into the bigger battlefields ahead,
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Philippine sugar prices to stay above world market price — Fitch Solutions
Prices of sugar in the Philippines will remain above global levels, a Fitch unit said.
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Vice Ganda Pranks Nikko Natividad, A Revenge After One Year
Vice Ganda pranks Nikko Natividad. VICE GANDA PRANKS – Kapamilya host Vice Ganda pranks Nikko Natividad, a revenge a year after the later pranked him about his preference. To recall, a year ago, Hashtag Nikko Natividad pranked Vice Ganda in a program of a radio station who challenged himself in having playtime with the Kapamilya […] The post Vice Ganda Pranks Nikko Natividad, A Revenge After One Year appeared first on Philippine News.
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Infant in Cebu Died After Vaccinated, Parents Blames The Vaccine
Infant in Cebu Died After Vaccinated, Parents Blames The Vaccine An infant died a day after she was vaccinated at the Eversley Childs Sanitarium and General Hospital in Barangay Jagobiao, Mandaue City. According to the report of Sunstar Cebu, the parents of the infant Crisela Toniacao and Johnnel Abello were still shocked and couldn’t believe […] The post Infant in Cebu Died After Vaccinated, Parents Blames The Vaccine appeared first on Philippine News.
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11 Chinese nationals nabbed in Tacloban
TACLOBAN CITY --- At least 11 Chinese nationals were arrested on Monday by authorities led by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) here for working without a visa. The Chinese nationals did not resist arrest, said Robbin Docena, alien control officer of the BID-8. "They were working in various establishments here and yet they do not have working visa. This is a violation of our immigration law," Docena said. The Chinese nationals were immediately transported to the BI central office in Manila for the filing of charges against them. Docena said their office was informed by the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) regarding the operations of the Chinese nationals. When...Keep on reading: 11 Chinese nationals nabbed in Tacloban
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Withstand – Meaning, Synonyms, Antonyms, Origin Of The Term
Withstand – Meaning, Synonyms, Antonyms, Origin Of The Term WITHSTAND – in this topic, we will now know and discover the following definition, synonyms, antonyms, and origins of the term withstand. Meaning It is a transitive verb which means the following: to stand up against or oppose with firm determination, especially to resist successfully to be proof against […] The post Withstand – Meaning, Synonyms, Antonyms, Origin Of The Term appeared first on Philippine News.
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It's 'Keanu Reeves day' as 'Matrix,' 'John Wick' sequels to premiere on same day
LOS ANGELES, USA – Keanu Reeves' "renaissance" is about to step up a gear. May 21, 2021 has been dubbed "Keanu day," with both his hotly anticipated Matrix and John Wick sequels due to hit theaters simultaneously in the US. The scheduling appears to be a coincidence, ...
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LET March 2020: PRC Starts Accepting Application For Board Exam
PRC Begins Accepting Application for LET March 2020 LET MARCH 2020 – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is now accepting application for the upcoming Teacher’s Board Exam. Every year, one of the board exams that gather thousands of takers from the different parts of the Philippines is the Teacher’s Board Exam or the Licensure Examination […] The post LET March 2020: PRC Starts Accepting Application For Board Exam appeared first on Philippine News.
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Perk Up: Here's Where You Can Get Chili Spiced Mocha and Gingerbread Latte Starting Tomorrow
Coffee with your grilled cheese, anyone?
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‘Living Santa ng Marikina’: Matandang nagpakain sa lalaking nasa labas ng restawran, hinangaan
Hinangaan ng maraming social media users ang isang matanda na nagpakain ng lalaki na nakita niyang nasa labas lamang ng isang fast food restaurant Sa Facebook group na Marikina News, ibinahagi ng isang miyembro ang [Read More]
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Treasury eyes repeat of premyo bond sale as over P4 billion raised amid Christmas season
The Bureau of the Treasury could launch another round of "premyo" bond sale next year as this year's offer raised over P4 billion to be infused into the budget to fund the government's priority programs and projects. In a text message on Friday, National Treasurer Rosalia V. de Leon said the Treasury "will recommend to Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III a repeat performance" of the premyo bonds offer. As of 1 p.m. Friday, the Treasury already sold more than P4 billion of the one-year IOUs, de Leon said. The premyo bonds were made available to individuals, associations (such as non-stock and loans associations as well as employee associations), cooperatives, employee retir...Keep on reading: Treasury eyes repeat of premyo bond sale as over P4 billion raised amid Christmas season
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GMA reporter Cesar Apolinario passes away
MANILA, Philippines --- Veteran GMA Reporter Cesar Apolinario passed away at around 9:00 a.m. on Friday, his wife Ma. Judith has confirmed. He was 46. Apolinario, also a filmmaker and co-host of GMA News TV's magazine show I Juander, was diagnosed with lymphoma or cancer of the lymphatic system in August this year. On November 12, he was admitted to a hospital in Fairview, Quezon City due to sepsis and pneumonia. Several colleagues and friends of the broadcast journalist have condoled with his family. Some of them posted on social media. https://twitter.com/raffytima/status/1205397061975388161 https://twitter.com/erwinaguilonINQ/status/1205329205174517763 Details o...Keep on reading: GMA reporter Cesar Apolinario passes away
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Ah, childhood! This Cardcaptor Sakura-themed Christmas tree is giving nostalgia to 90s kids
A Cardcaptor Sakura-themed Christmas tree has been making rounds online, giving nostalgia and throwback feels to a lot of social media users On Facebook, Giorgia Costumes uploaded some photos of the unique Christmas tree Animated [Read More]
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Kathryn Bernardo Thanks Fans For 9 Years Of Support In Touching Video
Kathryn Bernardo Thanks Fans For Love & Support In Touching Video KATHRYN BERNARDO – Prominent actress Kathryn Bernardo shared a video to honor her fans who showered her with support. Kapamilya actress Kathryn Bernardo is considered as one of the most remarkable actresses in the Philippine entertainment industry. She and her reel-to-real life partner Daniel […] The post Kathryn Bernardo Thanks Fans For 9 Years Of Support In Touching Video appeared first on Philippine News.
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Duterte warns military takeover of Maynilad, Manila Water
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened a military takeover of Maynilad and Manila Water over the "onerous" water concession agreements with the government. "Last night I was talking to the PSG, sinabi ko sa kanila huwag mo akong laruan na takot takutin ninyo ako, sige magsibat kami, bahala wala kayong tubig," Duterte said in a speech during the birthday celebration of former senator Manny Villar on Thursday. "I will order the Armed Forces to operate. Sige sundalo, take over kayo." The President has warned to "expropriate everything" from Maynilad and Manila Water if he would not be satisfied with the explanation over the alleged onerous deals. He als...Keep on reading: Duterte warns military takeover of Maynilad, Manila Water
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Silent Letter – A Poem Written By Poet Katha Pollitt
Silent Letter – A Poem Written By Poet Katha Pollitt SILENT LETTER – In this topic, we will now know and read a poem called Silent Letter which was written by American poet Katha Pollitt. As mentioned above, it is written by American poet, essayist, and critic Katha Pollitt. Pollitt is the author of four […] The post Silent Letter – A Poem Written By Poet Katha Pollitt appeared first on Philippine News.
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Charter change not Senate priority, says Sotto
MANILA, Philippines --- Charter change is not a priority, at least in the Senate, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Friday. "I cannot give an intelligent assessment until I know what they are talking about. There is none in our priorities to that effect," Sotto told reporters in a message. Sotto was referring to the somewhat hush-hush passage of a House resolution proposing amendments to the 1987 Constitution. "Even the term they are using like 'resolution of both houses of Congress' is not clear to me. Why? Because that term is merely a definition of either a Joint reso, a Concurrent reso or a simple resolution. So what is it?" he said. The House constitution...Keep on reading: Charter change not Senate priority, says Sotto
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OATHTAKING: Geologist Board Exam November 2019 Passers
PRC Releases Schedule of Oathtaking of Passers of the Geologist Board Exam November 2019 OATHTAKING GEOLOGIST BOARD EXAM NOVEMBER 2019 – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the schedule of the oathtaking of passers of the Geologist Board Exam November 2019. One of the licensure examinations conducted by PRC in November 2019 was the board […] The post OATHTAKING: Geologist Board Exam November 2019 Passers appeared first on Philippine News.
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Luka Doncic triple-double lifts Mavs past Pistons in Mexico
  MEXICO CITY --- Luka Doncic's Spanish was flawless. His game was pretty good, too. Doncic scored 41 points and posted his eighth triple-double of the season, Seth Curry added a season-high 30 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks topped the Detroit Pistons 122-111 on Thursday night in the opener of the NBA Mexico Games. Doncic finished with 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Mavericks, who at 17-7 are off to their best 24-game start since posting the same mark at this point of the 2014-15 season. "He picked us apart," Pistons coach Dwane Casey said. Curry scored 18 points in the second quarter alone for Dallas. The Mavericks trailed by seven late in the ...Keep on reading: Luka Doncic triple-double lifts Mavs past Pistons in Mexico
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Brand allegedly dropped social media personality ‘Macoy Dubs’ for being ‘too gay’
Social media personality Mark Averilla, also known as the famous “Mean Girls” Filipino dubber, claimed that an unnamed advertiser dropped a collaboration with him since it found him “too gay.” He shared a screenshot of an online conversation he had with the advertiser on Facebook and added that it’s difficult to be an effeminate man […] The post Brand allegedly dropped social media personality ‘Macoy Dubs’ for being ‘too gay’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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UK's Boris Johnson wins historic victory in Brexit election
LONDON, United Kingdom – Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday, December 13,  hailed a political "earthquake" after securing a sweeping election win, which clears the way for Britain to finally leave the European Union next month after years of political deadlock. With almost all results declared for the 650-seat parliament, Johnson's ...
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Tahiti to host 2024 Olympics surfing, 15,000km away from hosts Paris
The Polynesian island of Tahiti has been chosen to host the surfing events at the 2024 Paris Olympics after being selected over beaches in southwest France and Brittany, organizers said on Thursday. Tahiti lies 15,700 kilometers (9,750 miles) from Paris but was chosen because it offers near-guaranteed surfing waves in the summer months. The events will take place at Teahupoo, a location that boasts some of the biggest waves on the men's World Cup circuit. "It's an extremely pleasant surprise and recognition for our history that will restore honor to Polynesia, where surfing began," the president of Tahiti's surfing federation, Lionel Teihotu, told AFP. According to the 20...Keep on reading: Tahiti to host 2024 Olympics surfing, 15,000km away from hosts Paris
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LANY coming back to PH for 2020 Cebu music festival
MANILA, Philippines – Guess the Philippines isn't "super far" for American indie-pop trio LANY, as they make another return to the country on February 2, 2020. Paul Klein, Jake Goss, and Les Priest of LANY will be ...
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‘Give 13th month pay on or before Christmas,’ DOLE tells employers
As Christmas draws near, Labor chief Silvestre Bello III reminded employers to release their workers' 13th month pay.
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Fire In San Andres Bukid, Manila Caused One Fatality
Fire In San Andres Bukid, Manila Caused One Fatality SAN ANDRES BUKID – One fatality was confirmed in a fire incident in San Andres Bukid, Manila on Friday (December 13). According to Inquirer, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reported that a fire struck in a residential area along F. Torres Street corner Espritu Street […] The post Fire In San Andres Bukid, Manila Caused One Fatality appeared first on Philippine News.
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Generous Teacher Treats Poor Students in Jollibee During Christmas Party
Generous Teacher Brings Her Poor Students in Jollibee During Christmas Party GENEROUS TEACHER – A generous teacher from an elementary school in Iloilo treats her poor students during their Christmas party. Teachers are job employees hired by both public and private schools to provide academic knowledge to the students. They are one of the most […] The post Generous Teacher Treats Poor Students in Jollibee During Christmas Party appeared first on Philippine News.
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COA: Makati LGU should pay souvenir maker P1.12-M despite bidding issues
  MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered the local government unit (LGU) of Makati City to pay a souvenir-making company a sum of P1.120 million, despite certain issues in the bidding process.   In the decision dated November 15, COA said that Makati's LGU under incumbent Mayor Abby Binay should compensate OVT Graphic Line, Inc. (OVT) for the giveaways it produced for the city's Sampiro de Makati Festival Grande Paradedespite Makati's insistence to defer payment due to the absence of the signatures of Binay's brother, former Makati Mayor Junjun Binay.   "Verily, the procurement of materials and giveaways suffers from legal infirmiti...Keep on reading: COA: Makati LGU should pay souvenir maker P1.12-M despite bidding issues
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Ungab: Changes made to 2020 budget recommended by Cabinet, gov’t agencies
MANILA, Philippines --- Changes to the bill on the P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 were based on the President's priorities and recommendations from the Cabinet and other government agencies.   Such was the claim of House appropriations panel chairperson Isidro Ungab on Friday in answer to Senator Panfilo Lacson's allegations that members of the House of Representatives made last-minute insertions before the bicameral conference committee signed the budget.   The senator said the House insertions could reach P83-billion worth of projects, or even more.   READ: Lacson bares last minute insertions on 2020 budget   Ungab maintained that bud...Keep on reading: Ungab: Changes made to 2020 budget recommended by Cabinet, gov’t agencies
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