They found love during Operation Brotherhood
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They found love during Operation Brotherhood

  Their faces were gaunt like old people. Their bellies protruded from their frail bodies. Food was scarce not only in this mountainous region. The kids were walking barefoot, in tattered clothes, while some were naked. Seeing him, the kids gathered around him, begging for food, asking to be saved. His heart sank. He could…

7 new Bantayog heroes honored today
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7 new Bantayog heroes honored today

  A farmers’ advocate, a seminarian-turned-underground rebel, a political activist, two student leaders, and two labor organizers are the latest heroes and martyrs to be honored today, Bonifacio Day, their names to be added to the Wall of Remembrance at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City.   The seven heroes are Edgar C.…

Finals woes
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Finals woes

Ordered to stay away from Magnolia’s practices by team physicians pending the evaluation of his hamstring injury, Romeo Travis’ continued stint with the Hotshots will depend largely on what the hardworking import tells the coaching staff later in the week. The team’s physical therapist has grounded Travis, instructing the import to keep his injured leg…

Fuel marking seen to curb smuggling starting 2019
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Fuel marking seen to curb smuggling starting 2019

Oil smuggling is expected to decline after the government signed the contract with the joint venture of SGS Philippines Inc. and Switzerland-based SICPA SA for the rollout of the fuel marking program beginning 2019.   The Department of Budget and Management’s Procurement Service (DBM-PS) has issued the notice to proceed to the two firms, allowing…

COA flags P710M given to execs, workers in gov’t firms
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COA flags P710M given to execs, workers in gov’t firms

The Commission on Audit (COA) has questioned at least P710 million in employee benefits paid by government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) in 2017 without legal basis. In its 2017 Annual Financial Report for GOCCs, the COA flagged the unauthorized payment of P593 million to trustees, directors, officers, employees and contractual workers of 17 state-owned companies.…