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[In the news] ‘DND misused relief fund’ -INQUIRER.net

‘DND misused relief fund’. COA: Huge part spent for AFP oil, repairs, etc. Marlon Ramos, Philippine Daily Inquirer January 3, 2015 MANILA, Philippines–A “huge portion” of the P352.5 million in emergency funding of the Department of National Defense in 2013 had been misused by the military, which spent money meant to help victims of natural…

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[In the news] Labor group slams LRT, MRT fare hike -PhilStar

Labor group slams LRT, MRT fare hike By Sheila Crisostomo, The Philippine Star January 3, 2015 MANILA, Philippines – The labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) slammed the impending hike in the fares of Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT), pointing out the government subsidy for the travel budget of public officials…

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[In the news] Rising number of trafficked fishermen alarms Tawi-Tawi authorities -InterAksyon.com

Rising number of trafficked fishermen alarms Tawi-Tawi authorities By: Jake Soriano, VERA Files, InterAksyon.com April 20, 2014 BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi—Tawi-Tawi authorities are alarmed at the growing number of fishermen from the Visayas who end up here after being recruited by human trafficking syndicates to engage in dangerous compressor diving. The latest case involves 13 fishermen rescued…

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[in the news] Int’l media groups demand justice for slain Cavite-based tabloid reporter -GMAnews.com

Int’l media groups demand justice for slain Cavite-based tabloid reporter April 8, 2014 11:21am Even as they lamented the continued impunity against media workers in the Philippines, international media groups on Monday demanded justice for a Cavite-based journalist who was gunned down in her house last Sunday. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) scored the…