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Duterte sacks DOTr assistant secretary for dealing with his relative

May 21, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has fired Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino for dealing with the presidential relative. Tolentino, in a press conference last week, said he had the blessing of a member of the President’s family to discuss the

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Immigration to deport 3 Chinese allegedly involved in drug smuggling

May 21, 2018

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is poised to deport three foreign nationals arrested recently by the military in Basilan for illegally entering the country. In a report to Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, BI-Anti-Terrorist Group (ATG) Chief Fortunato Manahan Jr. identified

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Pimentel steps down as Senate president; Sotto replaces him

May 21, 2018

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III stepped down on Monday as Senate President, nominating Senator Vicente Sotto III as his successor. Pimentel announced his decision to leave the Senate presidency in a press conference. “It has been an honor and a privilege

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Duterte blames US anew after China landed bombers in South China Sea

May 20, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte again blamed on Sunday the United States for not stopping China in constructing garrison in the disputed South China Sea. The Chief Executive made the statement following reports that China’s air force landed bombers, including the top-of-the-line

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Duterte to fire 5 more gov’t officials

May 20, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to fire five more government officials due to alleged corruption. “I’m inclined to to fire somebody… I’d just want to talk to him before I do that. This one undersecretary of… Well, of course, I’ll

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Drilon to Senate: Take a stand vs China’s invasion of Philippine territories

May 20, 2018

The Senate should take a stand on the creeping invasion of Philippine territory in the South China Sea by China, saying that the matter will be a challenge to the new leadership of the Senate, Senate Minority Leader Franklin M.

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Lanao del Norte mayor survives ambush, but 4 companions killed

May 20, 2018

Four people were killed, while three others were injured, including Mayor Lacson Lantud of Pantao Ragat, Lanao del Norte, when they were ambushed Sunday morning in the province. Police report said that Lantud and his six other companions were on

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Flyover collapses in Cavite; no one hurt

May 20, 2018

An flyover, which was undergoing construction, in Imus City, Cavite collapsed after one of its beams was hit by a crane Saturday evening. Report from Philippine Red Cross said the incident transpired at around 11:40pm when the flyover being constructed

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