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Names now reserved for prominent Pasigueños.
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto on Wednesday said new buildings in the city would be named after the city's prominent residents, not politicians.Implementing the new policy, Sotto inaugurated of the Jovito Salonga Building in Pasig Elementary School named after the late Senate president who ...
 
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Bulatlat condemns the move.
Alternative news website Bulatlat said Wednesday it was "surprised and enraged" over the National Telecommunications Commission's order to internet service providers to block its website along with over 20 other left-leaning online pages.The NTC, in a memorandum dated June 8 and shared ...
 
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We should plan for the worst.
The Philippines' public transportation systems are crumbling under the weight of surging oil prices. And the ones most affected are our public transport workers. The Senate energy committee learned of the severity of the situation last Tuesday, June 21, when it was ...
 
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Dividing her time between Davao and Manila.
Vice president-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio on Monday said she would still reside in Davao City when she formally assumes her new post, adding that she will stay in Metro Manila as long as it is needed to perform her duties.Duterte-Carpio, who took her ...
 
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Back to basics?
It's happening. The country's 17th president will soon be sworn in. President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong Marcos" Jr. is just days away from his inauguration at the National Museum in Manila City on June 30. And so far, he's created what seems to be a sound, ...
 
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What do you think?
Grab Philippines has applied for a P20 increase in its base fare for its GrabCar service to help retain existing drivers and entice more into its platform. The company said there are about 25,000 active GrabCar drivers currently plying the roads. That’s only ...
 
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How do you pull the bandaid?
Unhappy worker Janna feels she has no right to quit a dream job that people "would kill for", that's why she put off resigning for a year now, like many employees who stay because they just can't muster enough guts to do ...
 
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It's when you pay the same price for less.
Prices of fuel and food ingredients are going up, putting businessmen in a quandry -- pass on the cost to consumers or reduce serving sizes, also called "shrinkflation."Wheat prices aroud the world are higher because of increased demand and the disruption from Russia's ...
 
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What do you think?
The free ride (libreng sakay) program, which the government instituted to help commuters cope with the skyrocketing fuel prices, is “flawed” and should be scrapped, a transport group said Tuesday (June 14). In a 10-point agenda, members of the Move as One Coalition ...
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