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Murad laments move by some local politicians to prevent people from participating plebiscite; 150,000 MILF fighters, including families, allowed to register: Comelec

December 11, 2018

Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim lamented on Tuesday move by some local politicians to prevent people from participating in the upcoming plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law early next year. This as the Commission on

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Japan to ”modify” support for Mindanao to fit new BOL, envoy says

December 11, 2018

Japan is planning to “modify” its support in the conflict-affected areas in Mindanao to fit in the new Bangsamoro Organic Law, its envoy said on Tuesday. In the Bangsamoro Forum at the Japan International Cooperation Agency Office in Makati City,

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DOH likely to extend ban on Dengvaxia vaccine

December 11, 2018

Despite a one-year suspension of a marketing license by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  nearing its end, the Department of Health (DOH) does not see a return of the Dengvaxia anytime. “The one-year suspension of the Dengvaxia CPR (

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FDA to investigate alleged distributors of coconut wine that caused deaths

December 11, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to file charges against individuals identified as the source of “lambanog” or coconut wine that caused deaths. In a statement Tuesday, the FDA said they want to hold liable those distributing ‘lambanog’

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Balangiga bells finally arrive in the Philippines

December 11, 2018

Three bells from a Samar town seized by American soldiers during the 1901 Philippine-American war returned to the country on Tuesday. A US plane carrying the bells landed at Villamor Air Base before 11 am. The C-130 plane, which came

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Duterte warns politicians from terrorizing voters

December 10, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Monday politicians running for the 2019 elections from terrorizing the voters, saying they would be arrested. In a speech in Bulacan, Duterte also reminded the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National

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Duterte names Arroyo’s daughter as chair of National Museum board

December 10, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed the daughter of former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as chairperson of the board of trustees of the National Museum of the Philippines. Evangelina Lourdes Bernas has replaced Ramon del Rosario Jr., according to

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FDI registers $569m net inflows in September: BSP

December 10, 2018

Foreign direct investments (FDI) registered $569 million net inflows in September, albeit lower than the $807 million net inflows in the same month last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Monday. This developed as equity capital withdrawals of

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