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UNICEF flags inflation’s impact on child malnutrition in PHL

THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) have flagged the impact of inflation on malnutrition among children in the country.

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Budget Secretary Ben E. Diokno led a Philippine delegation that met with representatives of the European Union in Manila on Tuesday for “better” understanding on various issues and expand trade relations.

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Chinese envoy ‘concerned’ over US naval exercises with Xi’s Manila visit MALACAÑANG ON Tuesday said the People’s Republic of China “has expressed concern” about the...

Malls to adjust opening hours

MALLS are expected to open at 11:00 a.m. starting Nov. 5 until Jan. 14 next year, according to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

NUJP flags PNP ‘directive’ on media

THE National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), in a statement on Monday, flagged a directive by the Philippine National Police (PNP), enjoining its units to “coordinate with local media outlets” in encouraging “positive coverage” on police operations and other activities.

AFP chief: War with MILF ‘finally over’

ARMED FORCES of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. officially announced the end of armed conflict between the military and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Brace for worse traffic congestion as more infra works start

MOTORISTS AND commuters should expect even heavier traffic in the coming days with road closures in several parts of congested Metro Manila for infrastructure projects that started over the weekend, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.

‘Rough draft’ for joint oil exploration with China ready for review

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano announced yesterday that he already has a copy of a “rough draft” of the framework for the planned joint oil exploration with China in the contested West Philippine Sea.

Campuses express outrage at being linked to Reds

UNIVERSITIES tagged as being among the recruitment grounds for communist rebels have criticized the military in separate statements.

Palparan starts 40-year jail term at New Bilibid Prison

JOVITO S. Palparan Jr., a retired army major general convicted of kidnapping and illegal detention of student activists, has been transferred from the custody of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to the national penitentiary.

Boracay to reopen with only few businesses deemed compliant

ONLY a small portion of businesses on Boracay Island are deemed compliant with environmental and accreditation requirements just weeks before the resort island returns to operation on Oct. 26 in a so-called “soft opening.”

Military says more NPA members laying down arms

THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines (AFP) claims it is winning the battle against the communist movement as more members of the New People’s Army (NPA) have been voluntarily surrendering.

PNP backs Sotto bill to lower criminal liability age

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) has expressed support for Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III’s proposal to lower the age of criminal liability from 15 years old to 13 years old.

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THE FAMILY of nine alleged Dengvaxia victims have questioned the admission of the affidavit of Dr. Raymundo W. Lo, submitted for former Health secretary Janette P. Loreto-Garin, saying he is part of the team that purchased the controversial dengue vaccine.

DILG backs task force vs Reds

THE DEPARTMENT of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has expressed support for the proposal of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to have a multi-agency task force that would address the communist insurgency.

US, PH strengthens military alliance

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the US Indo-Pacific Command signed an agreement yesterday which aims to strengthen the defense and security cooperation between the two countries.

PET grants 25% shading threshold in VP recount

THE SUPREME COURT, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has granted an appeal by Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo to lower the ballot shading threshold from 50% to 25% in the manual recount of votes for the 2016 vice-presidential contest.

Duterte’s approval, trust ratings fall in Pulse Asia’s September poll

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s trust and approval ratings fell considerably in a September poll by Pulse Asia released on Tuesday.