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Inflation surges higher to 6.7 percent in September: PSA

October 12, 2018

The country’s inflation rate surged higher to 6.7 percent in September 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority. This was higher than the 6.4 percent in August and doubly higher than the 3.0 percent posted in the same month in

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Japan troops, armor back Ph, US forces in Luzon exercise

October 10, 2018

Unarmed Japanese troops and assault vehicles stripped of weapons provided support for Philippine and US forces in an amphibious exercise targetting terrorists in a beach fronting the West Philippine Sea. It was the first time that Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces

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Inflation projected at 6.4 % in September: DOF

October 4, 2018

The chief economist of the Department of Finance, Undersecretary Gil Beltran, estimates inflation to remain steady at 6.4 % in September, still the highest in the past 9 years. But other economists have said that prices of prime commodities could

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Japan troops join 10-day exercises with Ph, US Marine forces

October 3, 2018

Japanese soldiers join Philippine and US marines in a 10-day exercise dubbed as Kamandag (Venom) 2 from Oct. 1-10, 2018. KAMANDAG, an acronym for the Filipino phrase “Kaagapay Ng Mga Mandirigma Ng Dagat” (Cooperation of Warriors of the Sea),” was

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MARTIAL LAW: PROS AND ANTIS

October 2, 2018

Were there human rights violations during the martial law regime of President Ferdinand Marcos? In an Sept. 20 interview by former Senator Bongbong Marcos, only son of the late strongman, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, who was then martial

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WATCH: TYPHOON OMPONG REVISITED

September 22, 2018

A Manila Shimbun team was in Baguio City a day before Typhoon Ompong made land in Baggao, Cagayan province on Sept. 15, 2018. The state-run Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) raised Typhoon Signal No. 3 in Baguio

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PAGASA raises Signal No. 4 in Cagayan, Northern Isabela as Ompong nears Northern Luzon

September 17, 2018

PAGASA raises Signal No. 4 in Cagayan and Northern Isabela as of 4 pm and later on added Abra and Apayao at 8 pm Friday to the list of provinces expected to bear the destructive impact of Typhoon Ompong. PAGASA

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Typhoon ‘Ompong’ to make landfall this Saturday, Sept.15

September 14, 2018

PAGASA forecasts typhoon ‘Ompong” to make landfall in northern Cagayan on Saturday, September 15. PAGASA forecaster Nikos Peñaranda provides Manila Shimbun an update on the typhoon’s progress at 10 am, Sept. 13, 2018.