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China could have misunderstood Yasay’s statement: Duterte

February 24, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday China could have misunderstood Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr., prompting its Commerce  Minister Gao Huchen to cancel his trip to the Philippines. “There seems to be a misunderstanding between the Foreign Department, Foreign

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Esperon said no destab plot following arrest of de Lima

February 24, 2017

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon assured on Friday that there was no destabilization plot amid the arrest of an opposition senator and rallies by different groups this weekend. “I don’t think there should be anything to worry about. This is

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DENR issues show-cause orders to 22 mining firms for failing to deposit rehab funds

February 24, 2017

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has issued show cause orders to 22 mining companies for failure to deposit rehabilitation fund of at least P3 billion in a government depository bank. In a press conference at the Department of Environment and Natural

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Abu Sayyaf fails to seize foreign boat crew at sea: Navy  

February 24, 2017

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Abu Sayyaf failed to stage a kidnapping anew targeting foreign cargo vessel in the high seas of the southern Philippines. Rear Admiral Rene Medina, commander of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao, on Friday said the naval

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No single party, religion could claim credit for Edsa bloodless coup: Duterte 

February 24, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday that Edsa People Power Revolution 31 years ago does not belong to a particular group of people. Duterte was absent during the “simple” commemoration of the historic event held at the Armed Forces of

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Alvarez seeks congressional probe into alleged bribe on inmates

February 24, 2017

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez Friday  sought a congressional investigation into the implication of Laguna Rep Len Alonte-Naguiat on an  alleged attempt to bribe high-profile inmates to retract their testimonies against detained Senator Leila de Lima. These matters must be investigated by the

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Sueno instructs PNP to ensure safety of De Lima

February 24, 2017

Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno on Friday said he has instructed the Philippine National Police (PNP) to ensure the safety and security of Senator Leila De Lima in the PNP headquarters following her arrest this morning. “I have

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UK envoy will not be summoned for criticizing Philippines: Yasay

February 23, 2017

Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay on Thursday said there is no need to summon Britain’s ambassador to Manila for saying the Philippines has not gone through right changes under the Duterte administration. Yasay said Ambassador Asif Ahmad was expressing his personal

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