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Dengvaxia recipients should complete 3 doses: ex-Health chief

Recipients of the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia should complete all 3 doses of the drug, former health secretary Esperanza Cabral advised on Thursday. “Kailangan po makumpleto iyung 3 para iyung buong proteksyon ay makuha ng bata o kung sinuman na ...

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Government Chief State Counsel passes away Sunday

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SSS chief Dooc rejects 'mafia' allegation

MANILA – Social Security System President Emmanuel Dooc on Friday denied a colleague’s allegation that a “mafia” was operating in the state-run pension fund. Commissioner Jose Gabriel La Viña this week filed an administrative complaint before the Ombudsman against 21 ...

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Land Bank chief seeks controlling stake in bond exchange

MANILA – The president of state-run Land Bank of the Philippines said Friday he sought board approval to acquire a majority stake in the country’s bond exchange. Land Bank wants to own at least 66.67 percent of the Philippine Dealing ...

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Calif.’s Fil-Am chief justice vows to resist ICE arrest in courthouses

Admirers mill around California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye (center) after her talk at the Don Edwards lecture series in San Jose State University. INQUIRER/Jun Nucum SAN JOSE, California — The Filipina American chief justice of the California ...

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Lawmaker: Purchase of 'predetermined' vehicle for Chief Justice violated procurement law

Sereno camp asserts vehicle purchase approved by SC en banc MANILA – The purchase of a “predetermined” luxury vehicle for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is a violation of the Government Procurement Act, a lawmaker said Wednesday. ABS party-list Rep. ...

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Ex-CBCP chief: Citizens, not Congress, should draft new charter

MANILA – A body composed of “citizens” instead of congressmen would be the preferable mode of revising the Constitution, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas said.  In a pastoral letter released on Monday, the former president of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the ...

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Only gov’t officials involved in Dengvaxia purchase must be held liable – PAO chief

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Budget chief seeks permanent fix for troop pension

MANILA – The government is looking for a permanent funding source for the military and police forces’ pension, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Friday. The basic pay of soldiers and police officers were increased starting this year, as President Rodrigo ...

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Roque erred on teacher pay hike, says Budget chief

A teacher leads a student at a public school in Quezon City. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News/file photo Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Wednesday said Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made a mistake in claiming that the government wants to double the ...

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