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Vietnamese caught in Philippine EEZ, Palace says

September 25, 2017

Malacanang said on Monday the seven Vietnamese fishermen, including two who died, were caught fishing within the Philippine exclusive economic zone. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said government authorities have launched a probe into the chase by

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Start of two-day jeepney strike “very minimal”: LTFRB

September 25, 2017

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Monday the start of a two-day strike by jeepney drivers and operators is ” very minimal”. The situation in San Juan City, Mandaluyong City,Malabon City , Las Pinas City and Marikina

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Manila police asks prosecutors to charge fraternity members for death of UST student

September 25, 2017

The Manila Police District on Monday asked government prosecutors to charge John Paul Solano and 16 members of Aegis Juris fraternity for murder and other criminal charges, in connection with the death of  University of Sto. Tomas law student Horacio Castillo III due

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Palace says Duterte’s “endorsement” of daughter as next president not perpetuating power

September 25, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent statement his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio could succeed him in the presidency does not mean perpetuating in power, Malacanang said on Monday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Duterte just

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AFP will make Navy personnel involved in incident with Vietnamese vessel available for investigation

September 25, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) assures the Philippine Navy will make their personnel involved in the death of two Vietnamese fishermen and arrest of  five  Vietnamese fishermen off the waters of Pangasinan available in the investigation of the

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Sereno asks House to junk impeachment rap for being false, baseless

September 25, 2017

Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno asked on Monday the House committee on justice to dismiss the impeachment complaint against her for being false and allegations against her were not impeachable acts. Sereno, through her counsels, filed her 85-page

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Teen pregnancy costs economy P34 billion yearly: DOH official

September 25, 2017

An estimated P34 billion is lost to the economy yearly due to high teenage pregnancy in the Philippines, an official of the Department of Health said Monday. In her speech at the multi-sectoral dialogue on the 5th year anniversary of

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Philippines respects Malaysia’s rejection of Cayetano statement on Rohingya

September 25, 2017

The Philippines on Monday said it respects Malaysia’s decision to disassociate itself from the ASEAN chairman’s statement issued by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on the Rohingya crisis, saying dissenting opinions are welcome under its leadership of the 10-member regional bloc. In

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