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DOJ bolsters pork scam probe

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima reinforced Thursday a government team looking into an alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam linked to businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, and said the lawyer of whistle-blower Benhur Luy had told her his client wanted to be placed under state protection.

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Comelec annuls proclamation of Marinduque representative

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MANILA -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has annulled the proclamation of Regina Ongsiako Reyes as the winning representative of Marinduque province in the May 13 midterm elections.

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Bongbong, Lauren linked to P10-B scam

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MANILA – Senators Loren Legarda and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. have been dragged into the probe of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against a businesswoman who reportedly defrauded the government of billions of pesos by establishing ghost projects allegedly funded by pork barrel.

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Justices challenge arguments vs RH

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Forces opposed to the Reproductive Health Act unleashed their most scathing arguments against the law in oral arguments Tuesday in the hopes of convincing the magistrates of the Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.

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Former NJ Gov. McGreevey to head Jersey City’s Employment and Training Commission

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JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced last July 12 the appointment of JamesMcGreevey to serve as the Executive Director of the Jersey City Employment & Training Commission.

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European tourists expected to pour in

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More European tourists are expected to visit the country after the European Union (EU) lifted a three-year ban on local airlines, top officials said.

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CSI-like technology coming soon to PNP

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MANILA -- The European Union (EU) is financing some P570 million worth of projects for reforms in the field of Philippine justice and rule of law.

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Mayor Fulop Announces Desk Audit of City Workers and Programs

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JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced that his administration has started a desk audit of every management and supervisory city employee to determine the functions, accomplishments over the last year, and any outside employment beyond the employee’s city hall responsibilities for each individual.

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Erap allowed more time to answer disqualification case

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MANILA - The Supreme Court has allowed former President Joseph Estrada more time to answer the allegations against him in connection with the bid for his disqualification as the new mayor of Manila.

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VA will now accept PH Army docs for denied Veterans

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CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – An official of the White House has disclosed that if records of Filipino World War II veterans could not be located at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis, Missouri, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) “will obtain copies of certain Philippine Army documents from the Adjutant General of the Philippines.”

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