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Two beggars get jail term

Two female beggars were taken into custody after they were found begging from worshippers while they come out from the mosque in an area crowded with people as well as the markets. According to a tweet by the Dubai Public Prosecution yesterday, they referred the two...

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

A woman ended up spending her night in jail in Mabolo, Cebu after berating and assaulting a promodizer on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Local police identified the attacker as Medelina Yamazaki, a native of Negros Occidental. The incident was caught on cam and has gone...

Pacquiao to graduate from University of Makati in December

Senator Manny Pacquiao will be graduating from college at the University of Makati on December 11. Inquirer.net reported that Pacquiao finished his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Major in Local Government Administration. The boxing legend and senator shared on...

Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

A 34-year-old man was convicted to three months in jail by the Dubai Court of First Instance after he was found using another man’s Emirates ID at a money exchange in Naif to get cash. The Nigerian man, on a visit visa came at the money exchange center around 1:45 pm...

VP Robredo on not having Cabinet post: ‘Ginagawa ko ang lahat nasa Cabinet man o hindi’

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Nov. 20, 19 | 3:59 pm

Vice President Leni Robredo said it does not matter for her if she is part of the Duterte Cabinet or not.

“It did not matter whether it is a Cabinet post or not when I accepted the job,” she said in an interview.

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday this week, said Robredo’s appointment as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) is not equivalent to a Cabinet position.

“Yung sa’kin lang, pagtanggap ko ng trabaho, hindi nag-matter kung Cabinet post ‘yun o hindi. Basta sa akin, pagtanggap ko ng trabaho, talagang full steam ahead. First day pa lang ng pagtanggap ko, nagtrabaho na ako,” Robredo added.

The vice president added that she will let the Duterte government decided on what her actual functions are as anti-drug czar.

“Papabayaan ko na lang sila kung hindi pa nagkakasundo kung ano talaga ang kaakibat ng assignment ko. Basta ako ginagawa ko ‘yung lahat whether member ako ng Cabinet or hindi,” she explained.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that the withdrawal of the Cabinet position was because of her meetings with foreign entities like the United Nations and the United States which have previously expressed disagreement with the government’s war on drugs.

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Two beggars get jail term

Two beggars get jail term

Two female beggars were taken into custody after they were found begging from worshippers while they come out from the mosque in an area crowded with people as well as the markets. According to a tweet by the Dubai Public Prosecution yesterday, they referred the two...

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

A woman ended up spending her night in jail in Mabolo, Cebu after berating and assaulting a promodizer on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Local police identified the attacker as Medelina Yamazaki, a native of Negros Occidental. The incident was caught on cam and has gone...

Pacquiao to graduate from University of Makati in December

Pacquiao to graduate from University of Makati in December

Senator Manny Pacquiao will be graduating from college at the University of Makati on December 11. Inquirer.net reported that Pacquiao finished his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Major in Local Government Administration. The boxing legend and senator shared on...

Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

A 34-year-old man was convicted to three months in jail by the Dubai Court of First Instance after he was found using another man’s Emirates ID at a money exchange in Naif to get cash. The Nigerian man, on a visit visa came at the money exchange center around 1:45 pm...

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