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Boracay rehab on track for completion by May 2020, says task force

November 28, 2019

The Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) continues to make steady progress in its effort to rehabilitate the world-famous resort island as it enters the final six months prior to its scheduled dissolution. Natividad Bernardino, general manager of the Boracay Inter-Agency

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ASEAN Navies seek strong cooperation amid “non-traditional security challenges”

November 28, 2019

The Philippine Navy and its counterparts in Southeast Asia have underscored the need to cooperate amid the “non-traditional security challenges” in the region. This as Rear Adm. Loumer Bernabe, the commander of the Naval Education Training and Doctrine Command (NETDC),

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Tourism chief meets Metro Manila hotels for SEA Games

November 28, 2019

  Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat met with representatives of various hotels in Metro Manila in an emergency meeting Wednesday where foreign athletes and officials in the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games are currently billeted in. This came after issues on

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SEA Games organizing committee expect more 1,000 foreigners in opening ceremony

November 28, 2019

The Philippine Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Organizing Committee ( Phisogc) said they expect more than 1,000 foreign visitors in the opening ceremonies on Saturday.  In a press conference on Wednesday, Phisgoc Chief Operating Officer Ramon Suzara said around 4,000 are

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One of five environmental samples positive for polio virus: DOH

November 27, 2019

Almost one in each five environmental samples collected nationwide tested positive for polio virus, said the Department of Health (DOH) In a statement Wednesday, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) and the Japan

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Palace hopes congressional bicam to immediately OK proposed P4.1 trillion budget

November 27, 2019

Malacañang expressed hope on Wednesday that the congressional bicameral conference committee could immediately reconcile the differences of the Senate and the House of Representatives on the proposed 2020 budget. This was after the Senate approved the P4.1 trillion General Appropriations

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Mariveles says it is asking NHCP if marker painted pink is Death March marker

November 27, 2019

The local government of Mariveles, Bataan on Monday clarified that the  “stone marker” which was painted pink which denoted the start of the 1942 Death March has yet to be verified by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP).

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DILG said they support suspending classes in Metro Manila during SEA Games

November 27, 2019

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday said they support the call on declaring class suspension in Metro Manila during the 30th Southeast Asia (SEA) Games to help ease traffic. “On our part we support the calls

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