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Philippines can’t be compelled to abandon Hague ruling, says Palace

September 13, 2019

Malacañang vowed on Friday that the Philippines could not be compelled by any country to abandon The Hague ruling in the South China Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said President Rodrigo

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Next in rank to take charge posts at BuCor, Palace says

September 13, 2019

The next in rank would take charge of the posts at the Bureau of Corrections following the suspension of some of its 30 officials, Malacañang said on Friday. “The instruction of President (Rodrigo Duterte) is the next in rank will

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Palace to Robredo: Be more circumspect in making statements vs Duterte

September 13, 2019

Malacañang hit on Friday Vice President Leni Robredo, saying she should be more circumspect in issuing statements against President Rodrigo Duterte. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after Robredo said it was “irresponsible” for Duterte to set aside the

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245 inmates freed under GCTA back to BuCor

September 13, 2019

Around 245 inmates who were granted early release under the Good Conduct and Time aAlowance (GCTA) law have returned to the Bureau of Corrections six days before the grace period given by President Rodrigo Duterte lapses. The Philippine National Police

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House approves CITIRA bill on third and final reading

September 13, 2019

The House of Representatives managed to approve, on third and final reading, the Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (CITIRA), on Friday. The bill received 170 affirmative votes, eight negative votes, and six abstentions. CITIRA is the 2nd package

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Abu Sayyaf killed in Patikul is fourth suicide bomber: AFP

September 13, 2019

A military spokesman said the Abu Sayyaf member killed in Patikul last Tuesday is one of the suicide bombers being monitored by the government forces in Sulu. Lt. Col. Gerald Monfort, Joint Task Force Sulu spokesman, said Nanz Sawadjaan is

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US, Philippines plan more security cooperation activities for 2020

September 13, 2019

The Philippines and United States plan more security cooperation activities for 2010 during the Mutual Defense Board and Security Engagement Board (MDB-SEB) in Quezon City Friday. According to the United States Embassy in Manila the number of military activities for

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”Marilyn” slows down as it moves northwest

September 13, 2019

Tropical Depression ”Marilyn” decelerated as it moved northwest, state weather forecasters said Friday.  According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), ”Marilyn” slowed down with maximum sustained winds 55 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to

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