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WATCH | Duterte offers P2-M reward for capture of ‘ninja’ cops Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 8:47 PM | Karen Lema and Manuel Mogato, Reuters | Maricel Halili, News5 | Philippines News Agency

#WALANGPASOK | Class suspensions in Benguet on Tuesday, August 30 Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 9:41 AM | InterAksyon.com

AFP: Despite jail raid, Maute terror weakened under pressure Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 7:11 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com

WATCH | Some stranded OFWs have been in limbo for years Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 10:24 PM | JV Arcena, News5 | InterAksyon.com

DFA suspends issuance of hajj passports, mulls scrapping Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 2:08 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com

Obama to take up human rights in September meeting with Duterte Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 10:06 AM | Reuters | InterAksyon.com | Agence France-Presse (UPDATE2 - 3:04 p.m.) US President Barack Obama is expected to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte on September 6 and plans to touch on human rights as well as security concerns, the White House said on Monday.

Govt loses 15 troops in Monday fighting vs Abu Sayyaf Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 12:21 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com (UPDATE2 - 6:11 p.m.) Government forces suffered 15 deaths Monday in fighting the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu but despite the 'unfortunate' losses, Malacanang said operations against the militants would continue 'full force.'

Duterte hits CHR, Sen. De Lima anew in Tacloban visit Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 5:55 PM | Lottie Salarda, InterAksyon President Rodrigo Duterte spews some choice words anew toward the Commission on Human Rights and Senator Leila De Lima during his visit to a police officer wounded in the course of the anti-illegal drugs campaign.


BUSINESS NEWS

CA stops PCC probe of PLDT-Globe buyout of San Miguel\ CA stops PCC probe of PLDT-Globe buyout of San Miguel's telco assets The Court of Appeals has issued a preliminary injunction stopping the Philippine Competition Commission's investigation of the P70-billion buyout by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company…

ADB water security report tracks Asia Pacific progress; PHL gets mixed ratings ADB water security report tracks Asia Pacific progress; PHL gets mixed ratings The Philippines was singled out along with two others among the laggards in urban water security; but it was cited - together with Pakistan and…

Oil edges back in Asia after sharp losses Oil edges back in Asia after sharp losses Oil prices edged up in Asia on Tuesday, a day after retreating on a stronger dollar, but worries about a global supply glut are keeping…

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WATCH | Alleged Iloilo drug lord 'Dragon', wife shot dead in Caticlan port Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 8:08 AM | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com | Video Report by France Noguera, News5 UPDATE3, 10:38 p.m- Iloilo-based businessman, Melvyn Odicta, tagged by authorities as the drug lord called Dragon, and his wife were shot dead in the wee hours Monday, August 29, after disembarking from a roll on-roll off ship in Caticlan port, Aklan.

Senate briefed on P3.35-trillion ‘budget for real change’ Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 1:50 PM | Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com The Senate received on Tuesday its first briefing on the proposed P3.35-trillion national expenditure program for 2017, touted by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte as a 'budget for real change.'

DFA suspends issuance of hajj passports, mulls scrapping Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 2:08 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com The Department of Foreign Affairs has suspended the issuance of hajj passports to Filipino pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia and may discontinue this altogether following the interception of 177 Indonesians who were about to leave the country using forged travel documents.

MERCY MISSION GONE WRONG | Air Force buddies remember Sumag's unsung hero Capt. Mike Logronio Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 10:04 AM| Richie Lopa, InterAksyon.com His buddies at the Philippine Air Force remember 'Captain Mike' as a gallant, proficient pilot. After a week of plucking out at-risk workers in a collapsed tunnel in Quezon and ferrying rescue teams, Mike Logronio and aircraft mechanic Engr. Jay Gregorio died in a chopper crash last Aug. 22.

Poe suspends emergency power hearings after DOTr fails to submit list of projects Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 11:28 AM| Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Senator Grace Poe postponed on Tuesday the hearing on proposed emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to solve the traffic problem after the Department of Transportation failed to submit the list of projects promised earlier by Secretary Arthur Tugade.

Cut expenses, red tape before imposing new taxes: Recto Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 1:01 AM| InterAksyon.com The government must first 'save and simplify' before it imposes new tax measures that will bring in two-thirds of a trillion pesos in fresh revenues annually, according to Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto.

WATCH | Some stranded OFWs have been in limbo for years Mon, Aug 29, 2016, 10:24 PM| JV Arcena, News5 | InterAksyon.com OFWs in campsites of Saudi employers hit hard by an economic slump are not the only ones stranded in the desert kingdom. There are also Filipinos who have been forced to stay in the Philippine consulate for various reasons, mostly because they've been abandoned by their employers and recruiters.

Rockets hit Saudi border town of Najran as Yemen war flares anew Tue, Aug 30, 2016, 6:05 AM| Katie Paul, Reuters Yemeni Houthi forces are again firing rockets at this corner of southern Saudi Arabia, ending a lull of several weeks and complicating efforts to revive talks on ending Yemen's 18-month-old civil war.

 
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