House Justice Committee approves Death Penalty in the Philippines

The death penalty has finally been restored in the Philippines on Wednesday, December 7 by the House Justice committee with 12-6-1 votes. The death penalty was last abolished in 2006 during president Gloria Arroyo’s term. This is how House Justice Committee voted: In favor Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Ilocos Norte 1st District Deputy Speaker FredenilRead More

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Kylie Verzosa is Miss International 2016!

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The country’s bet Kylie Verzosa just crowned Miss International 2016 held in Tokyo, Japan on October 27. She bested other beautiful women from 65 countries. Miss International 2016 – Philippines – Kylie Verzosa 1st runner up – Australia 2nd runner up – Indonesia 3rd runner up – Nicaragua 4th runner up – USA Other award winners:Read More

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PH Poverty Incidence down to 21.6% in 2015

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The Philippine Statistics Authority have reported that the country’s poverty incidence has decreased to 21.6%. It was 25.2 percent in 2012 and 26.3 percent in 2009. This number is based on higher employment percentage, stable income and low inflation. The 21.6% data means that there are 1.4 million less poor Filipinos this year than inRead More

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Customs revenue is 34 billion for September, improving under Duterte

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The Bureau of Customs reported a revenue collection of P33.951 billion for September, a significant improvement under the Duterte administration. In August, BoC collected P33.002 billion of revenue, that’s almost a billion of pesos increase. During the Pnoy administration, BoC collected P32.651 billion for September of 2015, a significant 2 billion boost. The largest port ofRead More

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Philippine credit rating upgraded

RAM Ratings, a Malaysian company that does independent credit opinions to guide investors, has recently upgraded the Philippines’ credit score to seaA1(pi) or Stable from seaA2(pi) or Positive. RAM said, that the rating upgrade was based on “economic resilience in the midst of external volatility that compares favourably to ASEAN peers”. Another factor was theRead More

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Job applicant Attacked Recruitment Staff after telling Him ‘he failed the initial interview’

A job applicant in an Ortigas Center office in Pasig City allegedly ganged up on a female recruitment staff after telling him “he failed the initial interview”. The suspect Julian Palad III, fled immediately the iStaff Solutions office after the attack. Palad didn’t put any contact address or numbers on his resumé, and His lastRead More

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Mandatory Body Camera on Police is Much Better than De Lima’s stupid “Warn the Suspects” Bill

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Many netizens react on Senator Leila De Lima’s bill about the police warning the suspects through a megaphone  during crime operations. She dubbed her bill as “Anti-Extrajudicial Killing of 2016”, but the social media is abuzz about it. Stephen Rznsk initially thought that it was a spoof. But it’s not from AdoboChronicles, guys. Even SenatorRead More

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