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Laude family wants prosecutor replaced

The family of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude asked Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Monday to replace Olongapo City Prosecutor Emilie Delos Santos as lead public prosecutor in their case against US Marine Pfc Joseph Scott Pemberton. Harry Roque accompanied his clients—Julita Cabillan and Malou Laude—to the Department of Justice (DOJ) where they aired their disappointments against Delo ...

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Pampanga, Olongapo most peaceful in Central Luzon

The Central Luzon Police Regional Office (PRO) said that based on the assessment of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Pampanga & Olongapo is the most peaceful  in the region. The report was disclosed during the First Quarterly Full Council Meeting of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) presided by Nueva Ecija Governor Aurelio Umali, chairperson of the RPOC, held at King's R ...

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Olongapo bags 5 health awards from DOH

Olongapo City: The local government of Olongapo City headed by Mayor Rolen Paulino recently received five health awards from the Department of  Health (DOH) as part of its massive health program. The city received the Measles Rubella Oral Polio Vaccine Mass Immunization Award for Central Luzon, Zero Malaria Case and, Zero Malaria Death and the Rabies Prevention and Control Program Excellence Award for progr ...

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Tierro survives Sri Lankan rival, gives Ph 1-0 lead

PJ Tierro MANILA, Philippines -- Patrick John Tierro hung tough enough in the final three sets to eke out a vengeful 5-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-3 victory over Sri Lankan Harshana Godamanna to give the Cebuana Lhuillier-backed Philippine team an important 1-0 lead in the opening singles of their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II tie at the Valle Verde Country Club in Pasig City Friday night. Undone by his erratic g ...

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Jelik & Mandrake win Boracay Cup & Centennial lll the combined trophy

By AsianYachting MultiMedia Boracay, Philippines: With the overall stakes hanging in the balance, the final day of racing turned into a feisty affair. Sunny, blue sky and 20 to 24 knot North Easterly blowing, the stage was set for some close racing and the competitors did not disappoint. As the big boats crammed in at the boat end of the start line, Geoff Hill's Custom Smith 72 Antipodes, made a daring lung ...

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Conditions taking its toll at Boracay Cup Regatta

By AsianYachting MultiMedia Boracay, Philippines: Despite an overcast sky and scattered showers, normal NE wind service in the high teens, enabled PRO Jerry Rollin to resume play and complete two blistering windward/leeward races in quick succession. Several retirements came in before the starting horn sounded. Troy Yaw's TP52 Ulumulu still reinforcing the mast step, Ray Ordoveza's Excel 53 Karakoa having h ...

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Ragamuffin 90 shatters Subic to Boracay Race Record

By AsianYachting MultiMedia Boracay, Philippines: Taking only 14hrs 23mins 17secs, Syd Fischer's Dubois 90 Ragamuffin 90 skippered by David Witt, crossed the finish line at 04:23:17, early Sunday morning, on the 220 nautical mile race. This shaves a whopping 4hrs 29mins 15secs from the previous record set by Frank Pong's Custom Dibley 75 Jelik back in 2013. Fifteen yachts set off at noon on Saturday from Su ...

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Paulino, council supports SSL for SBMA workers

OLONGAPO CITY: The local government of Olongapo city yesterday (Wednesday) passed a resolution in support for the request of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) workers to implement the long overdue salary standardisation. The resolution was passed unanimously by all the councillor of Olongapo city. Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino and SBMA Director Cynthia Paulino attended the session to support the p ...

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SC give green light for 600-megawat Subic coal plant

OLONGAPO City: The construction of the 600-megawatt Subic coal power plant will now resume after the Supreme Court (SC) this week voted 13-0 giving Redondo Peninsula Energy (RP Energy) the green light to push ahead with the project. SC dismissed the petition filed by militant groups against the Subic coal plant project. Apart from Meralco’s PowerGen Corporation, other members of the RP Energy consortium are ...

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Fallen 44 honored in Olongapo

OLONGAPO City: Thousand of residents took time out to get a glimpse and pay tribute to PO3 John Lloyd Sumbilla, one of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force who’s remain was cremated in Olongapo City. Students, government employees, employee's business establishments lineup the streets along Rizal Avenue during the heroes march led by the Olongapo City Police Office and personnel from Special ...

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Pemberton arraignment set on Feb. 23

The Regional Trial Court here in Olongapo has set the arraignment of US Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton who is the lone suspect in the killing of Jeffrey “Jennifer’ Laude on February 23. “Pemberton will be appearing in court,” lawyer Rowena Garcia-Flores, Pemberton’s lead counsel said. Pemberton was charge with murder last Dec 15 last year for the killing of Laude inside a hotel along Mags ...

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Pope Francis (Itineraries of PH visit)

Here's the link of the itineraries of Pope Francis on his scheduled visit in the Philippines on January 15-19, 2015. Papal Visit ...

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