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FDA Warns Public Vs. Cheap Bottled Water

The Food and Drug Administration has warned the public to be extra careful in buying bottled water being peddled in the streets. Joyce Cirunay urged the consumers to carefully check the packaging of bottled water since many of them have not passed the inspection of the FDA.

Serious Illegeal Detention Cases Filed By DOJ vs Cornejo, Lee, and Others For Mauling Navarro

The Department of Justice filed charged Cornejo, Lee and several others on Thursday at the Taguig Regional Trial Court serious illegal detention on the alleged mauling of actor/host Vhong Navarro In a 42-page consolidated resolution released Thursday, aside from Lee and Cornejo, charged are Cedric’s sister Bernice, Simeon Raz, Jose Paolo Gregorio Calma, Ferdinand Guerrero and Sajed “Jed” Fernandez Abuhijleh The DOJ also dismissed the defense of Lee’s group that the money they demanded from […]

Rape complaint filed by Deniece vs Vhong dismissed by DOJ; Deniece, Cedric and 5 others charged by DOJ

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice has dismissed the rape complaint filed by model  Deniece Cornejo against actor and TV host Vhong Navarro for lack of probable cause, as it ordered the filing of serious illegal detention and grave coercion against Cornejo, her friend Cedric Lee and five others. In a twist to the controversial case, the accusers became the respondents after the DOJ ordered the filing of charges against Cornejo, Lee and his […]

Japan apologizes to Filipinos for acts of violence done during World War II

MANILA (PNA) — Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe on Wednesday expressed apologies to Filipinos for acts of violence done during World War II (WW2). During a speech he delivered during the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) rites at the Mt. Samat shrine in Pilar, Bataan, Urabe said that although 72 years have passed since WW2 it still hurts to remember the pain suffered by many. “I wish to express our heartfelt apologies […]

Sen. Santiago pushes motion for reconsideration on RH law

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago urged pro-RH groups to file a motion for reconsideration for the recent Supreme Court decision approving the RH law but striking down eight provisions, saying that the RH Law has the presumption of constitutionality, and that the burden of proof lies on the critics who alleges unconstitutionality.

“Domeng” weakens, becomes LPA

According to the PAGASA, “Domeng” weakens and once again becomes a low-pressure area located in Surigao del Sur, bringing rains in the areas of Caraga region. Davao, eastern Visayas and Misamis Oriental.