September 2019

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African swine fever remains free of Visayas, Mindanao: Agri department. The state is providing P3,000 cash assistance for each culled pig and a P30,000 zero-interest loan payable to hog raisers in three years, he said. African swine fever in pigs causes hemorrhagic fever that ends in death almost always. Human and other pets are not contagious, officials said previously. Pork accounts for 60 percent of meat consumption in the Philippines,

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A damning fresh UN report released on Sunday said the world is falling back badly in the race to prevent climate catastrophe due to runaway warming, with the five-year period ending 2019 set to be the hottest ever. It is ahead of a significant UN climate summit on Monday, attended by more than 60 world leaders, as Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pushes nations to raise their objectives for greenhouse gas decrease.

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The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) will release inmates who have surrendered under the ultimatum of President Rodrigo Duterte despite not having been convicted of horrible offences The DOJ reported that 2,221 convicts had surrendered, 1,985 of whom were in the domestic prison while 236 were in police custody. The figure exceeds the BuCor information showing that since 2014 only 1,914 heinous-crime convicts have been released under the GCTA law. The

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Starting at 3 p.m. in all public offices in the executive branch, Malacañang suspended job. Monday, National Family Week celebration. The suspension provides more time for public employees to spend with their families, said Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in Circular No. 65 Memorandum. Monday marks National Family Week’s first day, which is celebrated every last week of September. The Supreme Court suspended office work throughout the nation in courts until

This image is about Lacson, a former police chief and PMA alumnus

Hazing was a “type of discipline” in the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) for a long time, but students should shun this practice and begin “innovative,” said Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday after the death of one of his students last week. Lacson, a former police chief, and PMA alumnus said students should learn these days that it is no longer appropriate to use “physical contact” to instill discipline on their

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The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Saturday said it has suspended its parallel investigation into the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) mess, which had allowed the early release of heinous crime convicts. In a statement, the PACC said the move is in deference to the probe currently conducted by the Senate and the Office of the Ombudsman. “However, considering the gravity and magnitude of the issue, and particularly when attempted,

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Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez requested a legislative inquiry into the reported hazy death of cadet Darwin Dormitorio of the Philippine Military Academy on Sept. 18. Rodriguez also ensured the family of Dormitorio, who comes from the southern town, that justice would be served in the barracks of Fort Del Pilar in Baguio City for the murder of the 20-year-old. Rodriguez said the upperclassmen and academy officials

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The situation was a coastal district’s terrorist takeover. All highways and access points had been blocked by the enemy. The region was separated by land, cut off from any outside world assistance. But the ocean was there, wide and open. The enemy was also observing it, of course, and the army required to get its soldiers to shore rapidly and safely without being bombarded by enemy fire in order to

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In an epidemic of the vaping-related disease in the United States, more than 500 individuals were sickened, health officials said Thursday, as Los Angeles became the recent town to take measures to ban flavored e-cigarettes. According to a weekly study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the renowned tally from the mysterious lung disease jumped from 380 to 530, although the number of fatalities remained unchanged at

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UAAP Season 82 girls ‘ volleyball Wednesday, University of Santo Tomas and Nazareth School of National University shielded their unbeaten records. The Junior Tigresses outlasted Far Eastern University-Diliman at Paco Arena 25-18, 27-25, 23-25, 25-20 to rise at 4-0, while the Bullpups did the brief job at University of the East, 25-17, 25-16, 25-21, to extend their ideal run to three games. Renee Lou Peñafiel scored 21 points for UST,