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Duterte honors Filipinos who joined in Korean War

June 26, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte honored on Friday the brave Filipino soldiers who joined in the Korean War seven decades ago, saying their memory should inspire the country to rise amid the coronavirus disease pandemic. “Today we honor the Filipinos and soldiers

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Philippines stays in Tier 1 for anti-human trafficking for 5th year

June 26, 2020

The United States kept the Philippines on Tier 1 status for the fifth straight year, the State Department said in its report Thursday. The Philippine Embassy in Washington said being in the US list of countries that comply with anti-human

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ASEAN Summit to tackle post COVID-19 recovery plan, South China Sea

June 26, 2020

Southeast Asian leaders will hold an annual summit by video conference on Friday to discuss a post-COVID-19 recovery plan, regional health cooperation and the South China Sea. Philippine officials said a recovery plan is crucial in the Association of Southeast

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Power lack stalls MRT-3 opening trip for two hours

June 26, 2020

The Metro Rail Transit-3 on Friday started its operations two hours behind schedule after Meralco power failure in Balintawak and Diliman. MRT-3 management, in a statement, said trips began at 7:30 pm but Mike Capati, MRT-3 director for operations, told

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Duterte OKs GMRC and Values Education Act

June 26, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill insitutionalizing Good Manners and Right Conduct and Values Education in the K to 12 curriculum. Republic Act No. 11476, otherwise known as “GMRC and Values Education Act” was approved by the

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Duterte to advance South China Sea issue in ASEAN Summit, says official

June 25, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to bring up important positions of national interests, including the development in the South China Sea, when he joins his Southeast Asian counterparts in the summit on Friday, a Palace official said on Thursday. In

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Palace refutes Robredo over govt’s alleged failure to “act urgently” vs COVID-19

June 25, 2020

Malacañang disputed on Thursday Vice President Leni Robredo’s observation that the government failed to “act urgently” at the start  of the coronavirus disease pandemic and was still catching up with the response of other countries despite the prolonged lockdowns. In

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DepEd should allow face-to-face classes in areas where there are no COVID-19 cases: Robredo

June 25, 2020

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday said the Department of Education (DepEd) should allow face-to-face classes in areas where there is no threat of coronavirus diseases (COVID-19). “It should not be one size fits all. Look at areas where there

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