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US, Philippine Marines to start exercises on Monday

September 29, 2017

The United States and Philippine Marines are set to start its bilateral exercises dubbed as Kaagapay ng mga Mandirigma ng Dagat (KAMANDAG) on Monday. Capt. Maria Rowena Dalmacio, Philippine Marine spokesperson, said the formal opening ceremony of the exercise will be

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Construction of P2.8 billion Common Station project to start

September 29, 2017

Construction of the P2.8-billion Common Station project, which will connect major railways in Metro Manila, will start soon after government officials and executives from the private sector held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, along with Executive Secretary

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Duterte says he told Salalima to quit

September 29, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has said he forced Rodolfo Salalima to quit as the secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology due to conflict of interest. In an interview on Wednesday but aired by the state-run People’s Television Network on Thursdaynight, Duterte

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MRT3 prepared to assume maintaining rail system if deal with BURI ends

September 29, 2017

The management of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 on Friday said it is prepared to assume  maintenance of the mass rail system if the transportation department decides to end the contract of Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI). “Actually, we are preparing

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NCRPO assures Caloocan residents they have “nothing to worry”

September 29, 2017

National Capital Region Police Director Oscar Albayalde assured residents in Caloocan City on Friday  “there is nothing to worry” following the relief of the Caloocan policemen. “We want to assure not only the people here in Caloocan…that there is nothing to

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DOTr chief says 10-day time frame for PAL to settle debts remains

September 29, 2017

The 10-day time frame of President Rodrigo Duterte for the Philippine Airlines to settle its debts with the Philippine government remains, said Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on Friday. In an interview with reporters after the groundbreaking ceremony

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NCRPO deploys 950 cops to replace relieved Caloocan cops

September 29, 2017

National Capital Region Police Office Director Oscar Albayalde deployed 950 members of the Regional Public Safety Battalion in Caloocan on Friday, replacing the 1,143 relieved Caloocan cops. “You only have to do one thing. Do not do wrongdoings”, Albayalde told the RPSB

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Philippines scores foreign critics over human rights situation

September 29, 2017

The Philippines said it “takes grave exception” at statements  from a group of mostly European countries criticizing ts human rights record. “We take grave exception to the sweeping and politicized statement delivered by Iceland on behalf of a group of

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