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Roque to confer with DFA chief plight of comfort women

November 2, 2017

Acting Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Thursday he will discuss with Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano the plight of the Filipino “comfort women.” Roque, a lawyer by profession and who is expected to formally assume the post of

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Dole Japan’s recall of bananas from Philippines unfortunate: Roque

November 2, 2017

Malacanang said on Thursday that it was unfortunate that some 9,000 bunches of packaged Philippine bananas would have to be recalled due to alleged tampering. “If I’m not mistaken, the Philippines is probably the biggest supplier of bananas to Japan. It’s unfortunate

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Abe’s new mandate to further strengthen Philippine-Japan ties, says Roque

November 2, 2017

The Philippine government welcomed on Thursday the re-election of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Acting Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque noted that the Philippines and Japan under Abe’s leadership are good friends. “We’re happy that acvery good friend and ally has been given

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Two die in Batangas landslide

November 1, 2017

Two people died in a landslide in Batangas due rains caused by  Tropical Depression Ramil on Wednesday. Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Calabarzon identified the fatalities as Maria Luisa Mayrena Santos and Christopher Lloyd Cruz. In

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Palace extends “deep sympathies” to families of those killed in NY truck attack

November 1, 2017

Malacanang extended on Wednesday its “deep sympathies”to the families of those who were killed in a truck attack in New York. In a statement, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar said the Philippine Consulate General in New York is closely monitoring

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Suspected foreign terrorist arrested in Marawi

November 1, 2017

Authorities captured a suspected foreign terrorist in Marawi City on Wednesday, the military said. Col. Romeo Brawner, Joint Task Force Ranao deputy commander, said a suspected Indonesian national was arrested by the members of the Barangay Peace Action Team of Barangay

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Duterte fulfills promise of treating female soldiers in Marawi to trip to Hong Kong

November 1, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has said his promise of a Hong Kong trip to female government troops who fought in Marawi City has been fulfilled. Duterte also brought to Japan some of the top military brass who led the troopers in

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Carnapping cases in Metro Manila went down 45% in 2016: police

November 1, 2017

Carnapping cases in  Metro Manila went down by 45 percent in 2016 from a year-ago period as more cases are being reported and a campaign against this crime is working well, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. The PNP Directorate for

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