Siklab sparks athletes’ fire with cash bonuses

Inquirer.net 08/15/2018

THERE’S a lot more waiting for Filipino athletes who perform well in the 18th Asian Games. For starters, a gold medalist will be P5 million richer. The Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Sports Foundation has thrown an additional one…

Senators: Lift ban on solo riders

Inquirer.net 08/15/2018

The Senate unanimously adopted on Wednesday a resolution urging the immediate suspension and recall of the Edsa ban on solo drivers during rush hours. Senate Resolution No. 845 was initiated by Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III,…

Bohol holds anti-terror exercises to prepare for tourist influx

Inquirer.net 08/15/2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – What would happen if terrorists went again to Bohol province, kidnapped hostages and planted a bomb? An interagency capability demonstration exercise held on Wednesday on Panglao Island tried to answer that question. The…

Teo: No need to return P60M to DOT

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

EVEN former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo thinks that her brother, TV host Ben Tulfo, should not return the P60 million paid by the Department of Tourism (DOT) for advertisements in Bitag Media’s “Kilos Pronto” show. Tulfo-Teo gave…

House OKs revised agricultural tariffication bill on final reading

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on its third and final reading the revised agricultural tariffication bill seeking to replace quantitative restrictions (QRs) on imported rice with tariffs or taxes. With 201 House members voting in…

Clarkson allowed to play for PH in Asian Games

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

In what has been a whirlwind of events, Jordan Clarkson will play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games after all. The Fil-American Clarkson, who was initially denied clearance by the NBA, has now been given…

Makati court orders arrest of Peter Lim

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

The Makati City Regional Trial Court has already ordered the arrest of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim who is accused of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Makati RTC Judge Gina Bibat-Palamos has also set the…

Spotify is testing a ‘skip ad’ feature for free users

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

Last month in Australia, Spotify quietly rolled out a feature that allows users to skip ads, even for those who don’t pay a subscription. Spotify, now one of the best-known digital music streaming services, has begun testing…

PNP ready to arrest Peter Lim — Albayalde

Inquirer.net 08/13/2018

AFTER the indictment of alleged drug trader Peter Lim, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said they are ready to arrest him if a warrant is released by the court. “We hail the indictment…

More than 3k drug inmates released under plea deal

Inquirer.net 08/13/2018

A TOTAL of 3,624 drug offenders were released from different Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) facilities nationwide in the second quarter of 2018. The release was made possible through the Supreme Court-mandated plea bargaining agreement…

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