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Ground broken for Japanese-funded 38-km PNR Clark Phase-1

February 15, 2019

The Department of Transportation on Friday formally started construction of the 38-kilometer Philippine National Railways (PNR) Clark Phase 1 from Tutuban to Malolos. In a ground-breaking ceremony led by Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade in Malolos, he said with this project,

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NPAs free six of 12 militiamen in Agusan del Sur

February 15, 2019

The New People’s Army (NPA) released six of the 12 militiamen they have abducted in Agusan del Sur last year but continued to hold on to the two soldiers. Major General Felimon Santos, chief of the Eastern Mindanao Command, said

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Personal remittances set new record in December 2018; full-year level highest to date 

February 15, 2019

Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) registered a new record high of $3.2 billion in December 2018, higher by 3.6 percent compared to the level posted in the same month last year, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla,

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Duterte to slap ex-Senator Tatad over kidney transplant claim

February 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to slap the face of  former Senator Francisco Tatad if he sees him. This was after Tatad, in his newspaper column, citing anonymous sources, claimed that Duterte underwent a successful kidney transplant on January 29

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Five Filipinos reported missing after fishing vessel caught fire off Falklands: DFA

February 15, 2019

Five Filipino seafarers were reported missing after a 69-man Taiwanese fishing vessel caught fire off Falkland Islands last Feb 11, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. ‘The Department of Foreign Affairs  remains hopeful that five Filipino seafarers reported

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Duterte blames delay in Build, Build, Build on lack of workers

February 15, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has partly blamed the delay in the implementation of major infrastructure projects on lack of workers. In a speech in Bulacan on Thursday night, Duterte acknowledged that the Philippines has been running out of skilled workers because

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Duterte denies involvement on Maria Ressa’s arrest

February 14, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte denied on Thursday that he had a hand in the arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. In an interview in Bulacan after the proclamation and kick-off rally of PDP-Laban, Duterte s aid he did not know the complainant

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Alleged NPA killed, two others hurt in encounter with military in Laguna

February 14, 2019

An alleged member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed while two were wounded in an encounter with government troops in Laguna on Thursday. Brigadier General Arnulfo Burgos Jr., commander of the 202nd Brigade, said the encounter happened at Sitio

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