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Dominguez swears in Tan as PDIC chief, De Leon as national treasurer

February 3, 2017

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III swore into office Roberto Tan as the new president of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) making way for the appointment of Rosalia de Leon as the new national treasurer. Tan, national treasurer since 2015,

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PEZA urged to conduct swift, impartial probe on Cavite factory blaze

February 3, 2017

The Federation of Free Workers (FFW) Friday called on the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) to cooperate in the investigation to be conducted on the big  fire that gutted a factory inside the Export Processing Zone in Cavite. The fire

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(UPDATE) Duterte cancels truce with Reds

February 3, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte ended on Friday the government’s unilateral ceasefire with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front and ordered the military to be ready to fight. Duterte said he was dismayed that despite his efforts to

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(UPDATE) Duterte orders NBI to stop anti-drug operations

February 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Thursday the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to stop conducting anti-drug operations because he has lost his trust in the agency. In a speech at the 38th National Convention of the Philippine Association of Water

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Duterte says “doesn’t feel like sending” ambassador to US

February 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he is not keen to send an ambassador to the United States. In a speech in Davao City, Duterte again slammed the US, particularly former President Barack Obama, for  criticisms on his campaign against

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Duterte says he has to “calibrate” moves in peace process

February 2, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he is not a dictator and he has to “calibrate” his moves in conducting the peace process with the communist rebels. In a speech in an event in Davao City, Duterte said he is

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2 Japanese nationals among 155 injured in Cavite factory fire

February 2, 2017

Two Japanese nationals were reported injured after a fire razed a factory inside the Export Processing Zone Authority compound in General Trias, Cavite Wednesday evening. A report from Cavite Provincial Police Office said they were working at House Technology Industries.

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Lorenzana to recommend keeping ceasefire despite reported skirmishes with NPA

February 2, 2017

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte to continue observing the unilateral ceasefire with the New People’s Army even if they announced it will end  on February 10. “We have recommended that we continue observing

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