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Palace advises Rappler to exhaust all legal remedies to counter SEC’s order revoking registration

January 15, 2018

Malacanang advised on Monday online news website Rappler to exhaust all legal remedies to counter the order of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoking the media group’s registration. “Rappler may wish to exhaust all available legal remedies until the

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Palace defends allowing China to conduct joint research in Philippine Rise

January 15, 2018

Malacanang defended on Monday the decision to allow China to conduct a marine research in Philippine Rise (formerly Benham Rise) off eastern Luzon, saying President Rodrigo Duterte has the power “to share sovereign rights with others.” In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson

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Duterte names chair of anti-corruption commission

January 15, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption founding chairperson Dante Jimenez as chairman of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC). He also named Gregorio Luis C. Contacto III, Rickson L. Chiong, and former Manila councilor Greco Belgica as

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One soldier wounded in encounter with alleged NPAs in Northern Samar

January 15, 2018

One soldier was wounded in an encounter with alleged members of New People’s Army (NPA) in Northern Samar last Sunday, a military spokesman said Monday. Capt. Francis Agno, public affairs office chief of the Army’s 8th Infantry Division, identified the

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Thousands from three municipalities in Albay evacuated as Mayon shows more activity

January 15, 2018

Thousands of residents were evacuated as government volcanologists raised the alert level in Mayon Volcano in Albay province, a spokesman of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday. Romina Marasigan said record a total of 3,061 families

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Comfort women rights advocates hit Cayetano for being “spineless” on statue construction

January 15, 2018

Groups supporting the plight of former Filipino sex slaves by the Japanese soldiers during World War II accused on Monday Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano for being “spineless” for not making a categorical stand to retain the controversial statue

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CHED chief quits after call from Malacanang

January 15, 2018

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan has resigned following a phone call from Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, in a press briefing on Monday, said President Rodrigo Duterte would accept Licuanan’s resignation. “I wish to

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Sanofi to refund P1.4 billion to DOH over unused vaccine

January 15, 2018

A total of P1.4 billion will be refunded by Sanofi Pasteur to the Department of Health (DOH) for unused dengue vaccine. In a statement Monday, Sanofi Pasteur said: “Sanofi Pasteur has responded positively to the Philippine DOH request that we provide

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