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PNP lauds SWS survey showing lesser drug users

February 17, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday lauded Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing Filipinos believe illegal drug users have decreased. Senior Superintendent Bernard Banac, PNP spokesman, said on Sunday the SWS survey proves the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs is

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66% believe number of drug users declined: SWS survey

February 17, 2019

A Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Saturday showed majority of Filipinos believe that there was a decrease in the number of illegal drug users compared to last year.  The fourth quarter 2018 SWS survey conducted on December 16-19

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Former aide confirms Duterte and family went for ”rest and recreation” in Hong Kong

February 17, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte left for an unannounced Hong Kong trip, his former aide said Saturday.  Christopher “Bong” Go confirmed on Saturday Duterte with partner, Honeylet Avanceña, and daughter Kitty Duterte went to Hong Kong for a “weekend getaway” and for “rest

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Palace says SWS survey validates Duterte’s success in war on drugs

February 17, 2019

Malacanang on Saturday welcomed a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey which shows majority of Filipinos think illegal drug users in the country decreased last year.  “The Palace welcomes the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) showing that more than 6 out

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Duterte inks rice tariffication bill

February 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the rice tariffication bill despite a strong lobby against the measure by the industry stakeholders. “Tariff bill signed,” said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo in a text message to reporters. The law provides that

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PSE index loses steam in homestretch

February 15, 2019

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index declined in the last hour of trading on Friday. The PSE index ended at 7,908.89, down 82.36 points. In the broader market, there were 127 decliners, 82 gainers while 46 shares were unchanged. Volume

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Panelo won’t be surprised if Sara Duterte to become president after her father

February 15, 2019

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio might be the next president after her father President Rodrigo Duterte, a Palace official said on Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo gave his assessment in the wake of Carpio’s many supporters, some of them even

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Gov’t forces seize illegal firearms from gun factory in Maguindanao

February 15, 2019

Government forces seized illegal firearms from a gun factory that supplies war materiel to members of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao on Friday morning. Major Arvin Encinas,  spokesman of the 6th Infantry Division, said the gun factory located at Brgy

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