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Palace still hopeful of justice for SAF 44
by Christina Mendez - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang called for justice for the 44 members of the police Special Action Force who were killed during the standoff between the commandos and Muslim rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Jan. 25, 2015...
Duterte to get full honors from US if he visits
by Christina Mendez - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte will be accorded full honors given to heads of state if he decides to go to the United States and accept President Donald Trump’s invitation for the Philippine leader and other heads of the...
Duterte: ‘Crazy rich’ people should be killed
by Christina Mendez - January 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Tagged by critics as a human rights violator, President Duterte came out swinging again on Thursday against two major water concessionaires in the country whom he placed on his virtual “hit list” for...
Philippines starts process of VFA termination
by Christina Mendez - January 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Taking a cue from President Duterte, the foreign affairs department has set the ball rolling for the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and the United States.
Sin taxes hiked; VAT on essential drugs lifted
by Christina Mendez - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has signed Republic Act 11467, which amends the National Internal Revenue Code by expanding the coverage of value-added tax on vape, tobacco and liquor.
Restore Bato’s US visa or VFA scrapped – Duterte
by Christina Mendez - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has threatened to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and the United States after the latter invalidated the visa given to Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, a...
Duterte to decline Trump invitation to US-Asean meet
by Christina Mendez - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte is not keen on going to the United States to join the special summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Las Vegas, Nevada in March, as per invitation of US President Donald Trum...
EDSA decongestion seen in 6 months
by Christina Mendez - January 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Thousands of motorists and commuters can expect faster travel time along EDSA as the Department of Public Works and Highways delivers major road projects aimed at decongesting the major highway of Metro Manila in...
Palace: Duterte may be persuaded to go to US
by Christina Mendez - January 22, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte might still reconsider his stance of not going to the United States if he chooses to join other Association of Southeast Asian Nations leaders who will accept US President Trump’s invitation...
Duterte vows to help girl with biliary atresia
by Christina Mendez - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has vowed to help in the operation of a two-year-old girl with biliary atresia at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City.
Duterte set to visit evacuees in Batangas
by Christina Mendez - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte will visit evacuees in Batangas tomorrow to personally assess the situation in areas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, according to presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo.
PNP told: Explain speed gun mess
by Christina Mendez - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo yesterday urged Philippine National Police (PNP) officials to submit their written explanation of their plan to procure costly traffic speed guns.
Palace: OFW deployment ban to Kuwait stays
by Christina Mendez - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The total deployment ban to Kuwait stays until the Gulf state implements the inclusion of greater labor protection provisions in the contracts of Filipino workers, Malacañang said.
Gamboa named permanent PNP chief
by Christina Mendez - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has appointed Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa as chief of the 190,000-strong Philippine National Police about three months after he was appointed PNP officer-in-charge following the terminal leave...
Panelo: Enough government funds for Taal eruption, OFW repatriation
by Christina Mendez - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The government has enough funds to cover the expenses for the evacuation of those affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, pegged by the Office of Civil Defense at 37,000 people so far, Malacañang said yesterday....
Yes, bras and diapers can be used as masks
by Christina Mendez - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Yes, bra pads and baby diapers can be used as protective masks to avoid inhaling toxic sulfur from the ashfall from Taal Volcano.
Duterte declares Taal island ‘no man’s land’
by Christina Mendez - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte declared Taal Volcano island a “no man’s land” last night following the recommendation of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña.
Duterte distributes P58 million aid to Soccsksargen farmers
by Christina Mendez - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte led the distribution of P58-million worth of agricultural assistance to farmers in Soccsksargen on Friday.
Duterte mourns death of Oman’s Sultan
by Christina Mendez - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has expressed condolences to the people of Oman after the passing of Sultan Qaboos bin Said on Friday.
Duterte not keen on deployment ban to Kuwait
by Christina Mendez - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Since the Kuwait government has acted swiftly to arrest the perpetrators, President Duterte said that justice has started to work in favor of Filipino migrant worker Jeanelyn Villavende whose employers have been...
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