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Lorenzana orders Navy to drive Chinese survey ships spotted in disputed areas

March 9, 2017

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana ordered the Philippine Navy to drive the Chinese survey ships away when they were spotted at Benham Rise, Scarborough Shoal and Recto Bank. “One of their (China’s) survey ship is also plying the Benham Rise already,

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Japan provides a physical therapy center in Paranaque City

March 9, 2017

Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa and Segismundo Gonzalez, chairman of Stepping Stone Foundation, Inc., signed the grant contract for “The Project for the Procurement of Equipment and Renovation of Physical Therapy Center in Paranaque City” on March 6. The total grant

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Mighty Corp. owner placed in immigration lookout bulletin

March 9, 2017

The justice department issued an immigration lookout bulletin order against businessman Alexander Wongchuking, owner of tobacco firm Mighty Corp. who was earlier ordered arrested by President Rodrigo Duterte. In a memorandum, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II ordered the Bureau of

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Acting DFA secretary says ASEAN hosting, national interest priorities

March 9, 2017

Enrique Manalo, the Philippines’ acting foreign secretary, said Thursday the Department of Foreign Affairs will promote national interest, serve Filipinos and ensure the hosting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation meetings will be successful. President Rodrigo Duterte named Manalo

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5,000 Japanese participate in 2017 annual report of aliens

March 9, 2017

A total of 5,133 Japanese nationals participated in the 2017 annual report of aliens that was implemented by the Bureau of Immigration (BI). In a statement on Thursday, the BI said Japanese comprised the fifth largest number of aliens which

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Palace defends Duterte selection of San Bedans to SC

March 9, 2017

Malacanang defended on Thursday the appointment of two new justices of the Supreme Court who came from San Beda law school, where President Rodrigo Duterte graduated. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said everytime Duterte makes a decision, it is for the

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Palace said killing of 4 cops could “sort of hindrance” to resume talks with Reds

March 9, 2017

Malacanang said on Thursday the killing of four policemen allegedly by the New People’s Army could affect efforts to resume formal peace talks with the government.   In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella reiterated the conditions set by

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Usec. Manalo named as acting DFA secretary

March 9, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed an acting secretary at the Department of Foreign Affairs after the Commission on Appointments rejected the nomination of Perfecto Yasay Jr. to head the agency. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Duterte has chosen DFA Undersecretary Enrique

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