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Imelda Marcos’ conviction of graft cases shows a working, impartial justice system, Palace says

November 9, 2018

Malacanang said on Friday the conviction of Ilocos Norte Rep. and former First Lady Imelda Marcos for seven counts of graft during the dictatorship of her husband Ferdinand Marcos showed the country’s justice system is working and impartial. In a

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MRT-3 to be restored to original state in 26 months: DOTr

November 9, 2018

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) aims to restore the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) to its high-grade infrastructure condition in 26 months, following the loan agreement signing for the MRT-3 Rehabilitation project. According to DOTr Undersecretary for Railways Timothy

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Palace defends selection of third telco

November 8, 2018

Malacanang defended on Thursday the selection of a Filipino and Chinese consortium to be the provisional third telecommunications firm in the country. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo also denied that President Rodrigo Duterte’s reported friendship with businessman

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Duterte bans casino operations in Boracay

November 8, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he banned casino operations in Boracay in Malay, Aklan because it is what the residents want. “Because the survey of the people here in Boracay showed that they do not want gambling. So the

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Duterte distributes land to farmers in Aklan, including Boracay

November 8, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte reminded on Thursday the over 500 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Aklan province, including Boracay in Malay town, not to sell the land awarded to them by the government. Duterte led the awarding of 621 certificates of

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Esperon says extension of martial law should be last resort

November 8, 2018

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said on Thursday that further extending martial law in Mindanao should be the last resort. In the “Presser” in Malacanang, Esperon said during a recent National Security Cluster meeting, they discussed the implementation of

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Anti-profanity ordinance may not pass constitutional test, Palace says

November 8, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday that an ordinance against profanity in Baguio City may be unconstitutional for violating freedom of speech or expression. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that anyone is prone to utter profane words, especially

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Former Davao police chief will be new Manila Police District head

November 8, 2018

A former police chief of Davao City will take the helm of the Manila Police District (MPD) on November 17. Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde designated Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr.  as the new MPD chief. Danao takes over from

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