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Cimatu bares DENR’s investor-friendly initiatives

June 19, 2017

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has assured foreign investors the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will continue to push for clean and green energy, promote proper management of water resources and solid waste, and ensure responsible mining. Speaking at

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JICA, DPWH, PICE to boost quake emergency quick response in Philippines

June 19, 2017

In light of earthquakes in southern Philippines and some parts of Luzon this year affecting key infrastructure and roads, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Department of Public Works and Highways and Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) have

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Alleged leftist rebels attack Iloilo police station

June 18, 2017

Suspected members of New People’s Army attacked and robbed a municipal police station in Iloilo Sunday morning.   Initial report from Iloilo Provicial Police Office said at around 11am, more or less 50 communist rebels raided Maasin Police Station and

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Palace welcomes CHR report no human rights abuses under martial law

June 18, 2017

Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the Commission on Human Rights’ remarks that no rights abuses have been reported since May 23 when President Rodrigo Duterte placed Mindanao under martial law.   “We welcome the remarks of the Commission on Human Rights

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Duterte warns of “copycat” Marcos martial law

June 18, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday slammed the Supreme Court justices who have been questioning the factual basis of his declaration of martial law in the whole of Mindanao due to the Marawi crisis. While he would obey the high court should it

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Duterte explains why he wasn’t visible for almost a week

June 18, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has said that he went on a secret trip and at the same time took a rest during the time that he was not visible in public for almost one week. Duterte’s absence in the public eye sparked concerns

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Duterte pledges P50B for education of govt troops’ children

June 18, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday vowed to provide a P50-billion fund to support the education of the children of government troopers before his term ends. “As I told you before, I will try to see that your children- you don’t have

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PNR to raise fare after 20 years

June 18, 2017

State-run Philippine National Railways is set to increase its fare, first in 20 years, beginning July 1 to “reduce the company’s operating deficit,” the management said. The fare hike, contained in PNR Board Resolution approved on Dec. 3, 2014, stated

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