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Assange's lawyers sue CIA for spying on them

The Manila Times 16 Aug 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C.. Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sued the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its former director Mike Pompeo on Monday (Tuesday in Manila), alleging it recorded their conversations and copied data from their phones and computers ... This, the lawyers said, violated privacy protections for US citizens ... ....

31 passengers survive as bus plunges into ravine in Bukidnon

Manila Bulletin 13 Aug 2022
(Photo courtesy of John Fortich) ... While negotiating a descending curve road in Brgy ... “Ang atubangan sa bus ang nakaangkon og damage kay mao man ang nipadulong sa yuta pagkuhulog (The front portion of the bus sustained damages as that was the part that fell to the ground),” Eco told Manila Bulletin in a phone interview Saturday, August 13 ... .

Two NPAs killed, undetermined number of rebels wounded in Gingoog City gunbattle

Manila Bulletin 12 Aug 2022
Francisco P. Garello, Jr., in a phone interview with The Manila Bulletin on Thursday afternoon ... Maj ... Garello added ... Col. Ricky L ... Otherwise, our troops will not hesitate to use force against you and you will end up with the same fate as the two casualties,” said the 58th IB commander, in a statement sent to The Manila Bulletin on Thursday ... Col.

FVR's economic legacy – purpose and implementation

The Manila Times 12 Aug 2022
What did his privatization program accomplish? His government granted new telecom licenses that made phones available on demand. Haphazard water service in at least urban areas became reliable thanks to granting concessions to Manila Water and Maynilad to start with ... By 1991, Metro Manila had 12-hour power outages, euphemistically called brownouts.

Flooding on Taft Avenue blamed on unfinished pumping stations near dolomite beach

The Philadelphia Inquirer 09 Aug 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- The recent flooding in ... The three drainage systems are responsible for leading the floodwaters to Manila Bay.

223 passengers, 37 crew safe after ship runs aground in Iloilo

Manila Bulletin 09 Aug 2022
THE passenger and cargo ship M/V Filipinas Cebu that ran aground off an island in Concepcion, Iloilo. (Courtesy of Jhon Rey Asturias) ... “Fortunately, the weather was good and no one was hurt,” Belarmino told Manila Bulleitn in a phone interview ... .

PH, India boost ties, eye generic drugs production

The Philadelphia Inquirer 06 Aug 2022
Mr. Marcos had a phone conversation with Modi on Friday and assured the Asian leader that Manila's good relations with India would be "stronger." ... .

DTI inspects weighing scales in Tarlac market

The Manila Times 04 Aug 2022
LA PAZ, Tarlac ... In a phone interview with The Manila Times, TCCI President Casiano Supan said their organization is committed to supporting the government, particularly the DTI and other partner agencies, to ensure the welfare of consumers ... ....

Biden, Xi agree to hold face-to-face summit

The Manila Times 29 Jul 2022
President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to schedule their first in-person summit during a sometimes tense phone call Thursday (Friday in Manila) where Xi warned the United States not to "play with fire" in Taiwan. Although this was their fifth phone or ...

Father of Ateneo gunman shot dead in Basilan

Manila Bulletin 29 Jul 2022
“He went outside their house to open their hardware store when the suspects, on board a motorcycle, started shooting him,” Mazon told the Manila Bulletin in a phone interview ... So far, it is speculative to assume its direct relation to the shooting incident that happened last Sunday at the Ateneo de Manila University,” said Alba.

PNP: One person injured, roads unpassable in Cordillera due to rockslides

Manila Bulletin 27 Jul 2022
Police Capt ... photo. PRO-COR. “We are still consolidating reports on the effects of the earthquake from our personnel on the ground ... Gen. Ronald Lee), has already instructed police commanders to help the affected residents through their respective local government units,” Abellanida told the Manila Bulletin in a phone interview ... photo. PRO-COR ... photo ... .

BBM orders DoLE�to take care of workers

The Manila Times 24 Jul 2022
IN line with the directive of President Ferdinang "Bongbong" Marcos ... the labor sector and improve welfare of the workers. "The President has specifically instructed me to take care of our workers, to ensure better labor conditions for the country's workforce," Laguesma told The Manila Times in a phone interview ... ....

Spain judge to probe Israel's NSO over Catalan bugging

The Manila Times 08 Jul 2022
A Spanish judge has authorized a probe into an Israeli firm behind the Pegasus spyware over the alleged hacking of phones belonging to Catalan independence supporters, court documents showed Thursday (Friday in Manila) ... Van den Eynde's phone was also targeted, according to the Citizen Lab report, which said the spying occurred between 2017 and 2020.

Two communist-NPA rebels rewarded upon surrender in Central Mindanao

Manila Bulletin 05 Jul 2022
In return, a Central Mindanao town mayor gave them rewards, a military officer reported Tuesday ... KrisJuper Andreo J. Punsalan, in a phone interview with The Manila Bulletin on Tuesday, July 5. He said the municipality of T’boli’s newly elected Mayor Keo Dayle T ... Their identities were withheld for security reasons,” Capt. Punsalan said ... Punsalan said ... Gen.

US 'eager' for Marcos visit – envoy

The Manila Times 03 Jul 2022
Emhoff, husband of US Vice President Kamala Harris, led the seven-member delegation from Washington that attended the inauguration of Marcos at the National Museum Manila on Thursday. They later met in Malacañang along with officials of the US Embassy in Manila.

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