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3 dead as speedy car crushes under truck in Ilocos Sur

Three fatalities were reported in an accident involving a car that hit and was crushed by a delivery truck in Barangay Guimod in Bantay, Ilocos Sur yesterday morning, December 16. Authorities found out in the investigation that the victims just came from a Christmas...

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UAE Exchange has announced partnership with Cleartrip, a mobile and online travel company in the Middle East, for a co-branded card under “gocash,” the many currencies, one card prepaid travel card offered by UAE Exchange. This gocash Cleartrip co-branded card is...

Pinoy laundry attendant wins Freddie Mercury tribute singing contest

Thirty-seven-year-old Aldwin Matocinos, scoring 92.33 from the panel of three judges for his rendition of Queen’s 1975 number one hit Bohemian Rhapsody, won in TIME Hotels’ recent “TIMER’S GOT TALENT,” a Freddie Mercury Singing Contest. He said: “It’s great to win. I...

Exciting Christmas offers from MediaCom

The annual peak shopping time is in full swing with festivities being planned for Christmas and New Year. MediaCom has always provided the most aggressive offers to its customers during this time. Customers can once again look forward to exciting offers, which are...

Duterte urged to label terror-deterrence bill ‘urgent’

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With the clash between the government and terror groups in Marawi is still ongoing, Manila congressman urged President Rodrigo Duterte to label a bill he authored as ‘urgent’.

Rep. Manuel “Manny” Lopez of the first district of Manila proposed the Terrorism Threat Deterrence Act of 2017, or  House Bill No. 5382, to stop terrorists from communicating through the use of social media and mobile networks.

The bill includes the mandatory registration of prepaid mobile phone lines and social media accounts.

“Sa paniniwala ko po malaki ang maitutulong ng pagpasa ng panukala bilang batas para mahadlangan ang paggamit ng internet o social media at prepaid mobile phone ng mga terorista para sa kanilang komunikasyon, propaganda at psy-war operation laban sa tropa ng pamahalaan na ginawa nila sa Marawi,” Lopez said to the media.

Lopez points that the bill is relevant and urgent due to the increase of security threats from groups in Mindanao that had sworn to Islamic State.

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