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Scenes from BON ODORI 2018

April 11, 2018

The Japanese in Metro Manila honor their ancestors during the Bon Odori festival which is highlighted by a community dance and fireworks. The annual celebration was held at the Japanese school in Bonifacio Global City. Video: Crisanto Balleta Executive Producer:

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Japan’s ECC ties up with PH university to offer Nihongo program

April 11, 2018

The leading foreign language institute in Japan, ECC, signed a partnership agreement with the Perpetual Help University DALTA to offer Japanese Blended Learning Program at its Las Pinas campus starting in June, 2018. Written by: Virgilio DC. Galvez Video Edit:

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No constitutional bar to PH-China exploration in West Philippine Sea: Roque

April 11, 2018

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque explains what President Duterte said about possible joint exploration between the Philippines and China in the disputed West Philippine Sea. Writer: Virgilio DC. Galvez with report from Celerina Monte Video Edit: Crisanto Balleta Executive Producer: Toshihiko

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JICA, DOH launch 1.85-billion yen program to help PH drug dependents

April 11, 2018

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Department of Health launch the five-year 1.85-B yen program starting 2018 to introduce evidence-based relapse prevention programs to drug dependence treatment and rehabilitation centers in the Philippines. Written by: Virgilio DC. Galvez

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Do not weaponized Human Rights

April 11, 2018

Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Ernesto Abella reads the statement of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano at the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on February 27, 2018. Video: Crisanto Balleta Video Edit: Crisanto Balleta Executive

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Passage of BBL key to defeating violent extremism: MILF’s Murad

February 21, 2018

MILF Chair Al Hajj Murad Ebrahim spoke at the annual Prospects for the Philippines forum of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) on Feb. 20, 2018 in Manila. Written by Virgilio DC. Galvez with report from Celerina Monte

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Philippines to host annual ADB meet this May

February 21, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will hold its 51st annual meeting in Manila from May 3-6, 2018. About 3,000 central bankers and finance ministers are expected to attend the gathering. Cameraman: Cris Balleta Edit: Cris Balleta Executive Producer: Toshihiko Uriu

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Watch: Japanese balloonist inflates his ‘happy face’ balloon at night in Clark

February 21, 2018

Japan’s Mamoru Endo was one of 14 international balloonists who participated in this month’s 22nd Philippine Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Clark, Pampanga. A champion balloonist from Nagoya, Endo was interviewed by Manila Shimbun TV at the Omni Air Field

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