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Duterte ” expressed concern and disappointment” over delay in Code of Conduct in South China Sea

June 23, 2019

The Palace on Sunday said President Rodrigo Duterte ” expressed concern and disappointment over the delay in negotiations for a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea” during the 34th ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Retreat. “The

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Southeast Asian leaders call for unrestricted access to South China Sea

June 23, 2019

Heads of state of Southeast Asian nations have called for unrestricted access and freedom of overflight in the South China Sea. This was in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Vision Statement on Partnership for Sustainability adopted in

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Congress sets probe on water shortage Tuesday

June 23, 2019

House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said congressmen will probe the  water shortage due to decline in the level of Angat Dam on Tuesday. Officials from the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), National Water Resources Board (NWRB) as well as

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Despite pay hike, more cops accused of irregularities: PNP

June 23, 2019

More policemen are being accused of irregularities, the Philippine National Police ( PNP) said Sunday.   PNP Internal Affairs Service (IAS) Inspector General Alfegar Triambulo said from January to May , there were a total of 2,291 complaints against policemen, up 36.12

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Police recover nine freed by Abu Sayyaf in Talipao

June 23, 2019

  Nine persons, who said they were abducted by the Abu Sayyaf,  were found by police on Saturday.  Recovered were Mohammad Jumdatul Harun, 42,l Abdulnarar Akmad Mohammad, 33; Osri Harun Hudjaima,13; Kasim Ablayan, 16; Samsol Dungun Asmann, 20: Adzmar Aminosa

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Palace welcomes deal between Philippines, Indonesia on EEZ boundary

June 23, 2019

The Palace on Sunday welcomed the completion of a deal between Philippines and Indonesia on the delimination of its exclusive economic zone ( EEZ) boundary. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the announcement of the completion of domestic

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Terrorism, illegal drugs, climate change tackled by Duterte in Bangkok

June 23, 2019

Terrorism, illegal drugs, and climate change were among the topics discussed by President Rodrigo Duterte in his intervention at the plenary session of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok.  “Terrorism, violent extremism and transnational crimes continue to threaten our security.

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US, China ”must take high road” in trade dispute: Duterte

June 23, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday stressed the need to discuss the trade friction between the United States and China during his intervention at the 34th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Nations) Summit in Bangkok.   During his speech at the plenary

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