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Duterte orders new AFP chief to ensure success of new strategy vs Reds

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Tuesday new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal to ensure success of a new civilian-led approach in addressing communist insurgency as embodied in Executive Order No. 70. Duterte

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JAPAN NEWS

Japan 3rd in Rankings for Accepting Immigrants: U.S. Survey

Washington–Japan came third in 27-nation rankings for people’s willingness to accept more immigrants, a Pew Research Center survey showed Monday. According to the U.S. research institution’s survey, conducted in the spring, 23 pct of respondents in Japan said the country

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FEATURES

Nobel Winner Honjo Sees Immunity Key to Fighting Cancer

Stockholm–Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo, who won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, on Thursday said that immune strength is the key to fighting cancer. Immunotherapy will become more effective when it is combined with other treatment methods, Honjo,

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BUSINESS

Stock index surges, peso gains

Philippine stocks gained, with the key index rising 1.4 percent while the peso  rose slightly against the US dollar on Tuesday. The Philippine Stock Exchange index finished at 7,451.08, up 102.87. In the broader market, there were 106 gainers, 75

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