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Duterte home Motorbike spill caused spinal pain
by Christina Mendez - October 23, 2019 - 12:00am
“Unbearable pain” in his spine near the pelvic bone – believed caused by a recent motorcycle accident – forced President Duterte to cut short his visit to Tokyo for the enthronement of Emperor...
New PCG chief welcomes joint exploration with China
by Christina Mendez - October 23, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has chosen Vice Admiral Joel Garcia as the new Philippine Coast Guard commandant to replace Admiral Elson Hermogino who retired yesterday.
Duterte thanks India’s support for Marawi rehab
by Christina Mendez - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte thanked Indian President Ram Nath Kovind for India’s support for the rebuilding of Marawi City which was destroyed in a five-month battle to liberate the city from Islamic State-linked militants...
PNOC exec fired over Russian deal, Rody confirms
by Christina Mendez - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
In line with his campaign against corruption, President Duterte said he fired Philippine National Oil Co. Exploration Corp. head Pedro Aquino Jr. for his role in a questionable deal with a Russian firm.
Duterte, Kovind commit to boost Phl-India maritime ties
by Christina Mendez - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte and Indian President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday committed to strengthen ties in maritime cooperation, especially in their shared interests in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Duterte tells Espenido: Kill everybody in Bacolod
by Christina Mendez - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has directed controversial police official Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido to “kill everybody” in Bacolod City, which he said is “badly hit” by illegal drugs.
Duterte gets protection from air purifier
by Christina Mendez - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Amid concerns on his health, President Duterte has started wearing a personal air purifier around his neck, purportedly to avoid catching infection from coughs and colds of people around him.
Blue Ribbon: PNP chief, ‘ninjas’ liable for graft, drugs
by Christina Mendez - October 19, 2019 - 12:00am
After considering the “totality” of testimonies of witnesses and circumstantial evidence in its inquiry, the Senate Blue Ribbon committee has recommended the filing of drug and graft charges against former...
Duterte slightly hurt in big bike spill
by Christina Mendez - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte suffered slight injuries in a fall from a motorcycle at the Presidential Security Group compound at Malacañang Wednesday night, Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said yesterday.
Strong Mindanao quake leaves 5 dead
by Christina Mendez - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Five people died while dozens were injured in a powerful earthquake that struck several areas in Mindanao on Wednesday night, sending thousands of individuals scampering out of their houses, the National Disaster...
Ex-speaker named special envoy to Japan
by Christina Mendez - October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Former House speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has been appointed special envoy of the President to Japan for trade and market access effective Tuesday.
Duterte expresses ‘utmost disappointment’ with PNP
by Christina Mendez - October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Philippine National Police officials received a dressing down from President Duterte at a closed-door command conference Tuesday night, amid a controversy over the possible involvement of PNP officers and men in...
Action on ‘Abominable’ up to DFA, MTRCB — Palace
by Christina Mendez - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s up to the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board to decide whether to pull out the animated movie Abominable from local cinemas, Malacañang said...
Palace to fete Philippines gold medalists
by Christina Mendez - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Two gold medalists will have the honor of meeting President Duterte today, according to presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo.
Duterte to consider Senate report on ninja cops
by Christina Mendez - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte will take into consideration the outcome of the Senate Blue Ribbon committee’s investigation into the Good Conduct Time Allowance at the national penitentiary, which also dealt with testimonies...
Duterte’s droopy eye not life threatening — Palace
by Christina Mendez - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte is “perfectly healthy” despite his revelation that he has a condition called myasthenia gravis, a chronic auto-immune neuromuscular disorder that affects the muscles in his eyes, according...
Panelo cool to Monday commute for government execs
by Christina Mendez - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo the other night questioned the “purpose” of critics’ call for all top government officials to take public transport every Monday to understand the traffic...
Duterte orders review of nuclear energy agreement with Russian firm
by Christina Mendez - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has ordered a review of the Nuclear Energy Agreement entered into by the government with a Russian company during his visit to Moscow last week.
LRT-2 operations to start at 5 a.m.
by Christina Mendez - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Operations of the Light Rail Transit will start earlier than usual and will take commuters at 5 a.m. tomorrow, an official said.
PNP: Kidnapped British trader, wife not in Basilan
by Christina Mendez - October 12, 2019 - 12:00am
A British businessman and his Filipino wife who were kidnapped in Zamboanga del Sur were not brought by their captors to this province.
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