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LTFRB waiting for Uber reply after it yields Southeast Asian operations to Grab

March 26, 2018

The Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will await a manifestation from Uber Philippines following reports that Grab has acquired Uber’s operations in Southeast Asia. “We will be waiting the manifestation to be filed by Uber in due time

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Palace debunks ex-President Aquino over De Lima’s “worthy causes”

March 26, 2018

Malacanang rebuked on Monday former President Benigno Aquino III for urging the Filipinos to continue to support detained Senator Leila de Lima’s “worthy causes.” In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Palace takes note of the opinion of Aquino on

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Alleged drug personality killed in law enforcement operation in Zamboanga del Norte

March 26, 2018

An alleged drug personality was killed in a law enforcement operation in Zamboanga del Norte on Sunday morning, a regional military spokesman said Monday. Major. Ronald Suscano of the 1st Infantry Division identified the fatality as  Julhadi Amil. Suscano said the military and police

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Tycoon Lucio Tan offers to build drainage system in Boracay: Roque

March 26, 2018

Tycoon Lucio Tan’s water business in Boracay Island has no sewerage system but he has sent a letter to Malacanang and offered to build a drainage system, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said. “During the past two days, there’s a letter

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Drug lords may be funding rights groups to destabilize govt, Roque says

March 26, 2018

Drug lords could be using the human rights groups to discredit President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, an official said on Monday. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque cited that the attacks against government’s war on drugs have been “vicious and non-stop.”

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Palace assures fund from TRAIN to be put to good use after Jan. budget surplus

March 26, 2018

Malacanang assured on Monday the budget surplus recorded in January due to the implementation of the tax reform measure would be put to good use. The government recorded a budget surplus of P10.2 billion in January due to the Tax

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Dureza: Enabling environment sole factor to resume talks with Reds, not House resolution

March 25, 2018

A House resolution calling for the resumption of the peace talks between the Philippine government and the communist rebels was not necessary, government peace official said on Sunday. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza was reacting to House

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Boracay closure can be shorter than 6 months, Roque says

March 25, 2018

The closure of Boracay Island in Aklan could be shorter than the recommended six months once the rehabilitation efforts are completed, Malacanang said on Sunday. This was according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, quoting Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo. “That’s six

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