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Solons want to increase fines for libel

MANILA, Oct. 9 (PNA) — Lawmakers today moved to decriminalize libel by abolishing the penalty of imprisonment provision under the Revised Penal Code. Instead, Reps. Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City) and Maximo Rodriguez (Party-list, Abante Mindanao) filed … Continue reading

October 09, 2013

FilAm community vows to block sale of Napoles’ assets in US

MANILA, Oct. 9 (PNA) — The Washington-based Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC) is taking the cudgels for Filipino-American community in blocking the sale of the assets owned by Jeane Napoles, daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Napoles, in the … Continue reading

October 09, 2013

Organizers in anti-pork rally in Makati get permit

MANILA, Oct.1 (PNA) –Organizers of the anti-pork barrel rally set on Friday in Ayala Avenue has obtained a permit from the city government of Makati, the police official said on Tuesday. In a phone interview, Makati City chief of police … Continue reading

October 01, 2013

MNLF rebels free Zambo police chief, companions

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 17 (PNA) -– The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels have released Zamboanga City police officer-in-charge Sr. Supt. Jose Chiquito Malayo and his two companions whom they seized earlier Tuesday in this city. Initial report disclosed that … Continue reading

September 17, 2013

PNoy to Misuari-led MNLF in Zambo conflict: “Tapos na ang maliligayang araw nila.”

MANILA, Sept 13 (PNA) — “Tapos na ang maliligayang araw nila.” This was the stern statement of Pres. Benigno Aquino III to the followers of Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front who engaged government troops in a … Continue reading

September 13, 2013

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