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COMELEC on plebiscite

The Commission on Elections will not be able to conduct plebiscite regarding the proposed charter change because the Department of Budget and Management did not approve the Commission’s 7 billion peso plebiscite budget.

Family member of nurse from Saudi isolated for possible MERS-CoV infection

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Sept. 4 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 12 has sent to the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) in Davao City for isolation and testing a close family member of a nurse from Banga town in South Cotabato who tested positive of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corono Virus (MERS-CoV) before returning home from Saudi Arabia last week. Dr. Alah Baby Vingno, chief of the DOH Region 12’s regional epidemiology […]

Pangan, other bar placers, named new solicitors

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) has a new roster of solicitors ready to serve as government counsels, one of whom is 2013 bar topnotcher Nielson Pangan. The new roster of young solicitors was presented after the appointment of new Solicitor General Florin Hilbay last month replacing outgoing Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza who was recently appointed by President Benigno Aquino III as associate justice of the Supreme Court. Pangan was among […]