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The doctors of Shiryl Saturnino asked five more days to prepare the affidavit. SHIRYL – The doctors who performed the cosmetic surgery to the 29-year-old woman, Shiryl Saturnino, who lost her life after the procedures need more time to comply with the affidavits. Recently, a young businesswoman died after she went through liposuction, breast and butt […] The post Shiryl Saturnino’s Doctors Need More Time To Comply Affidavits appeared first on Philippine …
03.29 / 01:17
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AN ALLEGED notorious drug dealer in Davao del Norte was killed in a shootout with authorities during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Balagunan, Sto. Tomas, Davao Del Norte on Saturday around 11:25 p.m. Nephi Noli Dimaandal, spokesperson of Philippine Drug…Read more…
03.29 / 00:33
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A SQUAD supply officer of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to the troops of 67th Infantry Battalion in Davao Oriental on Monday evening. Capt. Andrew Linao, civil-military operations officer (CMO) 701st Infantry Brigade, identified him as Jenuel Cortez Colas,…Read more…
03.29 / 00:33
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A SOLDIER and a government militia were killed in the continuing fight against the New People’s Army in Davao City and Compostela Valley from March 25-27. The encounters also claimed the life of one communist guerilla. According to the report,…Read more &…
03.29 / 00:33
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    By JUNE S. BLANCO   A CHINESE investor intends to establish a bamboo plantation and processing plant in Bohol. Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado’s (Bohol, 2nd District) said he recently met the investors’s Philippine representative here as the latter scouted around for suitable sites for the plantation and plant. The solon said the big-time […
03.28 / 23:06
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A Quezon City policeman, who was caught on CCTV footages mauling a motorist inside a police station over a traffic altercation last week, was transferred to the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Camp…
03.28 / 22:25
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Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to deal with the spotlight during Final Four…
03.28 / 22:25
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The Philippine Sports Commission board is seriously considering renovating the Teachers Camp facility here as the training center for the national team that can accommodate more than 400 athletes from at least 12 sports…
03.28 / 22:25
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Defending champion De La Salle and University of Santo Tomas collide in a key match-up today in the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V C…
03.28 / 22:25
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Singer-actress Sarah Geronimo has said that she doesn’t see herself playing “Darna” because she does not have the body and curves of the iconic comics heroi…
03.28 / 22:25
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MORE than three months after his son was killed by a stray bullet, barangay tanod Wilson Batucan, 50, was shot dead by a lone assailant outside his residence in Barangay Cansaga, Consolacion, Cebu yesterday morning. Batucan had been active in anti-illegal drug campaigns, according to the Consolacion Police Station (CPS). PO1 Macroe Lanurias said that Batucan had just ferried a student to the Consolacion Central School, and was about to park his motorcycle, when the unidentified gunman on a…
03.28 / 18:49
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MOST pedestrians who cross the intersection on N. Bacalso Ave. risk being cited for jaywalking during the early morning rush, but that didn't seem to bother one young man. Keybird Padilla clutched his backpack in one arm, sweat rolling down his face as he made his way to the Asian College of Technology. “Hinay-hinay lang gud, maabot ra bitaw ta sa atong padulngan. Dili bitaw ni lumba (There's no rush. We eventually get to our destinations. After all, it's not a race),” he told SunStar Ceb…
03.28 / 18:49
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PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro Lapeña supported the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone barangay elections, saying it can help weed out officials who have links with drug personalities. He said several barangay officials in Central Visayas are involved in illegal drug trade. Duterte said 40 percent of barangay officials have links to the illegal drug …
03.28 / 18:49
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A WOMAN who was supposed to visit an inmate in Mandaue City Jail landed in detention after she was caught trying to sneak in a smart phone with a sim card and other cellphone accessories. Although there was a tarpaulin listing the prohibited things inside the city jail at the entrance, Rwea Barong, 32, of Sitio San Antonio, Barangay Cambaro, took the risk of bringing such items by sticking these on a cardboard using an adhesive tape and placing it inside her bag. Senior Jail Officer 2…
03.28 / 18:49
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WHEN Danny Schacht came to the Philippines in 1945, he was a 17-year-old seaman on board a US Navy vessel going toward Eastern Visayas.  A member of the US Naval Construction Battalions, popularly known as the Seabees, Schacht and his unit were on their way to Tubabao Island in Samar to help in the reconstruction works there following the liberation of the country by the Americans during World War 2.  That was 72 years ago. Turning 90 next month, Schacht said he remains as strong as when h…
03.28 / 18:49
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CEBU City Councilor Dave Tumulak is supportive of the plan to jam the cellular phone signals during the 31st Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit next week. The signal shutdown will be done as tighter security will also be implemented by the police in Cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Lapu-lapu where some of the ASEAN meetings will be held, and will continue after the Holy…
03.28 / 17:20
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DRIVERS of van-for-hire (V-hire) who are temporarily using the vacant lot in Barangay Kamagayan as a terminal are paying higher dues to the Cebu City Government compared to other big business establishments, said Mayor Tomas Osmeña. But for Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia, allowing the operation of the “illegal” V-hire terminal is a blatant violation of City Ordinance (CO) 1958…
03.28 / 17:20
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“LET us all move on and stop bickering with each other.” This was the appeal of Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak to his colleagues in the City Council, particularly the majority bloc, saying that it’s high time they all “work hand in hand.” “I think it’s better if they work with the administration for the development of the city. It’s also a way of showing the constituents that we all have the same goal and that is to serve them well,” he said…
03.28 / 17:20
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THE US government has pledged more than P3.5 billion in various development projects in Mindanao in the next few years, a statement released Tuesday by the US Embassy in Manila said. These include the efforts to build the Roll-on, Roll-off or RO-RO Nautical Highway, which will connect the cities of Davao and General Santos to Bitung in Sulawesi Island, Indonesia. The statement said the bilateral partnership has expanded from cooperation on counterterrorism, child protection and…
03.28 / 16:37
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CHINA has agreed to enter into a bilateral mechanism with the Philippines to resolve disputes in the contested waters of the South China Sea, Malacañang said Monday.  Following the courtesy call of Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua to President Rodrigo Duterte at Panacan, Davao City, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the two countries agreed to further strengthen cooperation on the handling of the South China Sea dispute, defense and capacity…
03.28 / 16:37
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