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Palace says critics stirring global outrage against Philippines

March 27, 2017

Malacanang hit on Monday anew President Rodrigo Duterte’s foreign critics, whether human rights groups or international news agencies, calling them insensitive to the cultures of others and stirring global outrage against the Philippines. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella was reacting on

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Panelo says planned impeachment rap vs Robredo by House is its own initiative

March 27, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte would not interfere if the House of Representatives would push through with the impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo. This was despite Duterte’s initial call to stop any move to oust Robredo. “He (Duterte) will not

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Duterte to celebrate 72 nd birthday quietly

March 27, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to celebrate his 72nd birthday on Tuesday quietly and without funfare in Davao City, Malacanang said on Monday. This will be his first birthday as president. Duterte has no official schedule on Tuesday. “He spends

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Navy joins Langkawi drills

March 27, 2017

Langkawi, Malaysia–The Philippine Navy, represented by BRP Andres Bonifacio, joined the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition Sea Exercise Monday at the waters here, a statement by the Navy said. This sea exercise was spearheaded by the Malaysian Navy Fleet

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A month is enough to pass law postponing barangay polls: Alvarez

March 27, 2017

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez expressed confidence there is enough time to pass a law to postpone the barangay elections and allow President Rodrigo Duterte to fill in the vacancies before the first regular session of the 17th Congress ends in

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4 killed, 23 wounded in Sulu blast

March 26, 2017

Four people were killed, while 23 others were injured after a suspected thief threw a grenade in front of a store in Jolo, Sulu Saturday evening. Chief Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac, Philippine National Police- Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Regional

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Duterte happy to be killed in “altar of drugs”

March 26, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he is not afraid to be killed because of his war on illegal drugs. “I am the 16th president. It could be my honor, it is my happiness to be killed in the altar

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Lesser Filipinos join Earth Hour 2017

March 26, 2017

Fewer Filipinos participated in the Earth Hour on Saturday night compared to last year’s observance of the activity, according to the Department of Energy on Sunday. Citing a report from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines-System Operator (NGCP-SO), Energy

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