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Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito yesterday urged his colleagues to amend what he claimed as outdated transportation law and pave the way for the imposition of stiffer penalties, especially on overloading vehicles.“What we need are stiffer penalties for overloading. Right now, our law only prescribes…
Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00
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Officials of the Philippine and Russian navies yesterday cited the benefits for both militaries of the routine port calls by Russian warships in Manila. Yesterday, guided missile cruiser Varyag and large sea tanker Pechenga of the Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet arrived at Pier 15 in…
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Metropolitan Manila Development Authority general manager Tim Orbos yesterday urged the public to be wary of unscrupulous individuals posing as MMDA employees who are soliciting money for events organized supposedly by the agency.Orbos issued the warning after authorities recently arrested a bogus MMDA traffic supervisor…
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“Court furlough to my son Jinggoy more than a gift on my birthday.”This was how former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada expressed his feelings after the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division allowed detained former Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada to attend his 80th birthday celebration.In…
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A group of Filipino seafarers yesterday exposed an ongoing corruption at the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) wherein documents for seamen are being sold for as much as P27,000 for them to be able to board ships. At a media briefing held in Manila, United Filipino…
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