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ICC dismissal of complaint by two ex-gov’t officials consistent with gov’t stand: Panelo

December 8, 2019

Malacanang on Saturday said the dismissal of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on the complaint filed by former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario and former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales against Chinese President Xi Jinping is consistent with their previous stand that

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78% believe Philippines relationship with US more important than with China: SWS

December 8, 2019

Seventy-eight percent of Filipinos believed that Philippines’ relationship with the United States is more important than with China, according to the latest report of Social Weather Station ( SWS). Released on Saturday, SWS found that 78 percent of Filipinos said

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Palace says cronyism issues under Duterte ”baseless”

December 8, 2019

Malacanang on Saturday said the issue of “cronyism” under the Duterte administration was “baseless” and “highly deplorable”. Presidential Communication Secretary Martin Andanar said the administration has ”constantly and blatantly condemned cronyism” in the society.  “Any claims and attacks being made

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Maynilad, Manila Water should agree to remove ‘onerous’ provisions: justice official

December 8, 2019

Manila Water Co. and Maynilad Water Services Inc. should agree to remove the supposedly disadvantageous provisions in the 1997 concession agreement, otherwise the government will be forced to take legal action, an official of the Department of Justice ( DOJ)

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AFP supports Duterte’s order to send Bello to Netherlands

December 8, 2019

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) expressed support  for President Rodrigo Duterte order to send Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to the Netherlands to talk to Communist Party of the Philippines ( CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison about

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Gamboa thanks Duterte for visiting wake of slain cop in Misamis Oriental

December 7, 2019

The officer-in-charge of the Philippine National Police thanked President Rodrigo Duterte after he visited the wake of the slain cop in Intao, Misamis Oriental last Thursday. In a statement on Friday, Police Lieutenant General Archie Francisco Gamboa said Duterte’s visit

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Gapay takes over as commanding general of Philippine Army

December 7, 2019

Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay formally assumed his post as the new commanding general of the Philippine Army during the change of command ceremony in Taguig City on Friday. Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala, Army spokesman, said Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana presided

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De Lima named among FT’s 16 most influential women in 2019

December 6, 2019

Senator Leila de Lima was named as one of the Most Influential Women of the Year 2019 by the Financial Times for her courage and determination to defend human rights. De Lima is the only Filipino who made it to

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