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Foreign portfolio investment transactions resulted in net outflows for October

November 16, 2018

Registered investments in October amounted to $953 million, reflecting a 28.2 percent increase from the $743 million figure in September, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Friday. In contrast, this represented a 31.2 percent decline from the $1.4 billion level

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Duterte now in Papua New Guinea for APEC

November 16, 2018

Malacanang said on Friday that it expects President Rodrigo Duterte to have a fruitful and productive visit to Papua New Guinea. From Singapore where he attended the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Duterte flew directly to Papua New Guinea

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Military says “imprudent” not to extend martial law in Mindanao

November 16, 2018

The military said Friday it will push for the extension of martial law in Mindanao after consultations with key officials and commanders of the Eastern Mindanao Command and Western Mindanao Command. “Much as the AFP has accomplished a lot already

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Abe reiterates Japan’s continuous support in Mindanao peace process

November 16, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reiterated Japan’s support in the peace process in Mindanao, Malacanang said on Friday. Abe and President Rodrigo Duterte held a bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit

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Sandiganbayan allows Imelda to post P150,000 bail

November 16, 2018

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division Friday permitted former First Lady-turned Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos to post P150,000 bail for her temporary liberty. In a one-hour hearing, Associate Justice Rafael Lagos said  the 89-year-0ld Marcos can “post again bonds in the

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Duterte assures Abe of Philippine commitment to freedom of navigation, overflight in disputed waters

November 16, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked about the South China Sea issue during their bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Singapore on Thursday evening. In a statement

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PNP says “political rivalry” can be cause of La Union ambush

November 16, 2018

Philippine National Police ( PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde said they are looking into political rivalry as the motive in the ambush of the vice mayor of a La Union town and his aide last Wednesday. “It can be political

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ASEAN can benefit from collaborating with Japan on how to quickly recover from disaster, Duterte says

November 16, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has underscored the importance of ASEAN’s collaboration with Japan, particularly in sharing best practices on how to quickly recover from any disaster. This was part of Duterte’s intervention for the 21st ASEAN-Japan Summit held in Suntec Singapore

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