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DPWH dredges 2.4 million meters of canals

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported that a total of 2.4 million linear meters of culverts and canals have been cleaned, cleared, desilted, and declogged from January to June 2019 in different areas nationwide. Citing the...

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Muntinlupa launches employment program

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As an initiative to improve city resident’s employment situation, the city government through the Office of the Congressman Ruffy Biazon and Department of Labor and Employment provide jobs to indigent families last September 17. Beneficiaries o...

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) has ordered all employees of Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) to pay taces or face cancellation of their permits. PAGCOR said it was fully cognizant of the legal authority of the Bureau...

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Former PNP director named PDEA deputy chief

Former PNP director named PDEA deputy chief

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President Duterte has appointed former Philippine National Police Directorate for Intelligence chief Gregorio Pimentel as deputy director general of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

Duterte appointed Pimentel on June 4. A copy of the appointment paper was released on Monday, June 10.

Pimentel will replace Jesus Fajardo, who has been appointed as deputy commissioner of the Bureau of Customs.

Before he was PNP director for intelligence, Pimentel had been head of the PNP Highway Patrol Group in Davao City.

In January 2018, Duterte was primary sponsor at the wedding of Pimentel and his wife, singer and Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Michelle Ortega.

Apart from Pimentel, Duterte also appointed Maria Fe Pili Aliño as member of the board of directors at the People's Television Network Inc. representing the private sector and broadcast industry; Luningning Misuarez-Umar as member of the Philippine Commission on Women representing the indigenous peoples sector; Sherwin Mylil Sepe Begyan as member of the board of directors at the Mindanao Development Authority representing the business sector; and Elizabeth Chaves Lagrito as member of the Professional Regulatory Board of Nursing at the Professional Regulation Commission, among others.

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