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Palace to Robredo: There’s no problem on economy; Duterte’s incompetent remark not to insult her

July 12, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday there is no problem on the Philippine economy. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement to debunk Vice President Leni Robredo who said that President Rodrigo Duterte should focus on fixing the economy instead of insulting

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Philippines “willing victim” of “grand larcenist, international outlaw” China: ex-DFA chief

July 12, 2018

The Philippines is a “willing victim and an abettor for embracing China’s bullying at least for the past two years since the arbitral tribunal’s decision on Manila’s case against Beijing in the South China Sea, a former Department of Foreign

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Politics could be motive behind Tawi-Tawi vice mayor’s killing :PNP

July 12, 2018

The Philippine National Police (PNP) sees politics as one of the possible motive behind the killing of Sapa Sapa, Tawi-tawi Vice Mayor Al-Rashid Mohammad Ali. “The only strong indication that we have which involved politics is the (case of) vice

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Grab Philippines to appeal LFTRB P10m fine. rebate

July 12, 2018

Grab Philippines on Thursday said the P2 fare per minute waiting time is legal and the penalty imposed by the government is baseless as it said it will appeal the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board ( LTFRB) fining them P10 million.

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One soldier killed, 10 wounded in encounter with Abu Sayyaf

July 12, 2018

One soldier was killed while ten were wounded in an encounter with the Avu Sayyaf Group (ASG) member in Sulu on Wednesday. Lt.Col. Gerry Besana, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command spokesman, said the troops of 32nd

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Duterte signs new anti-hazing law

July 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018 seeking to ban all forms of hazing in the country about 10 months after the death of University of Sto. Tomas (UST) law student Horacio  Castillo III in Manila. “All forms

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Tawi-Tawi vice mayor shot dead in Zamboanga City

July 11, 2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot a vice mayor from Tawi-tawi at a busy street,  police reported Wednesday. Senior Insp. Shellamie Chang, Zamboanga City Police information officer, said  Al-Rasid Mohammad Alih, 53, the vice mayor of Sapa-Sapa town in Tawi-Tawi, was

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Impasse on Bangsamoro bill resolved after Duterte’s intervention

July 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign into law the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law before he delivers his third State of the Nation Address on July 23 after the impasse on the bicameral conference committee of Congress has been resolved through his

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