Tension escalated in the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) on Thursday after what students said was a “wave of attacks” against activists in the form of “tyrannical and Marcosian” policies, an accusation that PUP president Emmanuel de Guzman dismissed as “all lies.”
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President Duterte has attacked the Office of the Ombudsman amid its probe of his and his family’s bank transactions, threatening to form a body to investigate alleged corruption in the agency if it does not clean up its act.
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CEBU CITY— Two people were killed while several others were evacuated after a landslide hit Sitio Lower Ponce in Barangay Capitol Site in this city on Thursday night. Authorities identified the fatalities as Elpedio Geraga, 64, and Juvelyn Sanipa, 31. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, said heavy rains on […]
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina — The remains of nearly 100 people, believed to be Bosnian Muslims and Croats executed in one of the most brutal episodes of the 1990s war, were found in a mass grave, an official said Thursday.
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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II encouraged witnesses to the death of University of Santo Tomas (UST) law student Horacio “Atio” Castillo III to come forward, assuring them of their safety under the government’s Witness Protection Program (WPP). In a statement on Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) chief noted the witnesses “have nothing to fear […]
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Three Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) trains broke down on Friday morning because of technical glitches, prompting the unloading of passengers during rush hour.
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A trio of former Google employees on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work.
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Flooding unleashed by three months of torrential rain in Niger has killed at least 50 people and displaced nearly 120,000, according to fresh UN data out Thursday.
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The Senate has issued an arrest order against former Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Nicanor Faeldon for his repeated failure to attend the chamber’s investigation into the P6.4 billion worth of smuggled drugs into the country.