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September inflation at 0.9%, lowest since June 2016

October 4, 2019

September inflation grew at 0.9, the lowest since June 2016, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Friday.  This was down from year-ago levels of 6.7 percent and from month-ago tally of 1.7 percent.  This brings the year-to-date inflation for 2019

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Duterte says 2 generals playing with drugs; justifies before international audience war on drugs

October 4, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte said  two generals are “playing” with drugs. Duterte made the statement in a forum in Sochi, Russia as he justified before the international audience his administration’s war on drugs. “This is I would pose to the entire

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Duterte, Putin reaffirm strong PH, Russia relations

October 4, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed on Thursday the strong relations of the Philippines and Russia. In their bilateral meeting in Polyana Hotel in Sochi, Duterte said he always looked forward to returning to Russia since his

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LRT-2 will not resume operations on Friday: spokesman

October 3, 2019

LRT-2 will not be able to resume operations Friday, a spokesman of the Light Trail Transit Authority (LRTA) said in his Twitter account late Thursday. ”Based on latest report from LRTA engineering and safety units, LRT 2 will no longer

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Palace defends presence of show biz personalities in Duterte’s Russia trip

October 3, 2019

Malacanang defended on Thursday the presence of several show business personalities in President Rodrigo Duterte’s official trip to Russia. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, in a text message to reporters, said as far as he knew, the government did not spend

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Albayalde says he is ”tired of explaining”

October 3, 2019

“I’m tired of explaining.” This is what Police General Oscar Albayalde told reporters after the Senate hearing where the issue on “ninja cops” is being investigated. “I could not argue anymore. They have already their own decision, we cannot change

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Albayalde says he is willing to be ”reinvestigated” on 2013 Pampanga drug raid

October 3, 2019

In hot water, Police General Oscar Albayalde faced another day at Senate hearing on “ninja cops” who are allegedly involved in drug recycling where he expressed his willingness to be investigated for the 2013 Pampanga drug raid. “If this will

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Duterte invites Rosneft to help PH in oil, gas development

October 3, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has invited a Russian oil and gas corporation to invest in the Philippines. In a statement on Thursday, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte met with Rosneft Oil Co. Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin on Wednesday night

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