The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Duterte alarmed over rising inflation; warns to use full power vs rice hoarders

August 7, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed alarm over rising inflation as he warned  the government would use full power against rice hoarders, Malacanang said on Tuesday. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, inflation in July rose to 5.7 percent, way above

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Duterte cool on Uson’s jingle on federalism but wants a more rational info campaign

August 7, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte”was very cool” about the controversial video performance on federalism by his communication official along with a blogger, Malacanang said on Tuesday. However, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte, who watched the video posted on the Facebook page

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Military, police laud importance of national ID

August 7, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana emphasized the importance of the passage of the Philippine System Identification (ID) Act. “Based on our experience, armed conflicts and insurgencies are often rooted in poor governance and delivery of basic services. Having a national ID

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Duterte fires all members of Nayong Pilipino board

August 7, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has fired all the members of the Board of Trustees and the management of state-run Nayong Pilipino Foundation due to the contract that it entered into which was allegedly “grossly disadvantageous” to the government. Presidential Spokesperson Harry

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DND supports new dept. on disaster resilience

August 7, 2018

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana expressed strong support for the creation of Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR), his spokesman said Tuesday. “The Secretary of National Defense and National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chairperson Delfin N Lorenzana strongly supports the

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Case filed vs cop suspected of killing Tawi-tawi vice mayor

August 6, 2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A criminal case has been filed against a policeman who is the suspected trigger man in the killing of a Tawi-Tawi town official on July 11 here. Senior Inspector Shellamie Chang of the Zamboanga City Police Office

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Medialdea not happy to tap Mocha Uson in federalism info campaign, Andanar says

August 6, 2018

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea felt bad about plan of tapping Presidential Communications Operations Office Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson as spokesperson in the information campaign about federalism. This as Uson was in hot water after a video showing her cheering

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PAF getting four OV-10s from United States

August 6, 2018

The Philippine Air Force will get four OV-10 aircraft from the United States this year or early 2019, a defense publication reported. “They ( Defense News) might be referring to the four OV-10 aircraft that will be transferred to the

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