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SolGen still studying implications of court ruling on Sabah
MANILA – Solicitor General Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said his office is not discounting the possibility of interacting with the heirs of the Sultanate of Sulu or their lawyers for possible collaboration in connection with their claim to Sabah.
"If deemed necessary, we'll consider that possibility after we have studied the matter well enough," Guevarra told reporters. "Right now, no party involved in the arbitration has approached the government for any kind of intervention."
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Rhine River's receding water levels threaten German economy
BRUSSELS – Germany is under the threat of drought as summer temperatures and reduced rainfall have seen water levels fall further in the Rhine River, a major transportation route.
The depth of the river at some points has reached critical levels (below 40 cm.), affecting private and industrial traffic on the river.
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MMDA backs LGUs on use of no-contact apprehension policy
MANILA – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday supported the continued enforcement of the no-contact apprehension policy (NCAP) by some local government units (LGUs) in the region amid calls to suspend and review the policy due to allegations of "excessive fines."
In a statement, MMDA acting chairperson Carlo Dimayuga III said "empirical evidence" from the MMDA's own version of the NCAP showed that the policy continues to be "an effective force multiplier" to its traffic enforcers and has raised public awareness and compliance with existing traffic rules.
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1.3K schools in Cordillera ready for 5-day, in-person classes
BAGUIO CITY – More than 60 percent of all elementary and secondary schools in the Cordillera region are ready for the opening of in-person classes on August 22, the regional education office said Thursday.
Cyrille Gaye Miranda of the Department of Education (DepEd) – Cordillera public affairs office said 1,308 or 62.73 percent of the 2,085 schools providing basic education in the region would be holding face-to-face classes next week.
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Are you having a hard time finding your things at home? Follow these organizing tips
Some of us may be guilty of keeping unnecessary things inside our house which can cause a cluttered home. It may be harmless but some people find it stressful to see junk lying around the house.
Whether you notice it or not, decluttering or organizing your home helps you to clean less, be systematized, and spend less.
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Last Modified: 2022-Aug-19 10.01.06 UTC+0800