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Soldiers in Marawi possibly experiencing battle stress, but military says it has programs to address that

August 17, 2017

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said the soldiers are possibly experiencing battle stress because of the fighting in Marawi City, which is entering its third month, but the military explained it has programs to address that. “There is

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Duterte open for exploration with foreign entities in South China Sea: Palace

August 17, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte is open to possible exploration with foreign entities in the disputed South China Sea, a Palace official said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella issued a statement following reports that the President wants to enter into joint

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High, inclusive growth plan starts picking up steam: Dominguez

August 17, 2017

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said gross domestic product growth of  6.5 percent in the second quarter is “solid proof” that the government’s “unparalleled” investment strategy anchored on the ‘Build, Build, Build” program has started to “pick up steam,” and is

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Philippines one of best performing economies in Asia as GDP grows 6.5% in Q2: Pernia

August 17, 2017

The Philippines remains as one of the best performing economies in Asia after posting an economic growth of 6.5 percent in the second quarter of this year, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said on Thusday. In a press conference in

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BI will issue visa upon arrival to Chinese nationals

August 17, 2017

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will be issuing visas upon arrival to nationals from the People’s Republic of China (PROC) to draw more tourists and investors. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente announced the launch of the new scheme after Justice Secretary

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Turnover held of Japan-funded production and marketing of non-wood charcoal facility

August 17, 2017

A turnover ceremony for “The Project for the Production and Marketing of “Clean and Green” (non-wood) Charcoal” was held on August 14 in Baggao, Cagayan Valley, the Japanese Embassy said in a statement Thursday. The ceremony was attended by Kenji Terada, First

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Philippine economy grew 6.4% in second quarter

August 17, 2017

The Philippine economy grew at 6.5 percent in the second quarter, the National Economic Development Authority said Thursday. Among sectors, agriculture topped with 6.3 percent, industry 7.3 percent and services 6.1 percent. NEDA Director General Ernesto Pernia said the 6.5

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Duterte extends help to “neighbors” in Malacanang displaced by fire 

August 16, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte extended on Wednesday assistance to his “neighbors” displaced by fire near Malacanang. Duterte met with the displaced residents inside the National Shrine of St. Michael and the Archangels church in San Miguel Manila. Duterte handed over food

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