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JICA sends 15 young Filipinos to study disaster management in Japan 

October 15, 2019

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced the dispatch of 15 young Filipinos for a study visit in Japan as part of its efforts to boost the Philippines’ disaster management capability.  The recent earthquake in Central Luzon and Batanes as

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Probe vs Albayalde continues, officials say

October 15, 2019

Investigation against resigned Philippine National Police ( PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde will continue, officials said on Tuesday. In a text message to reporters, Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año said that his office has not halted its administrative probe

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Australian Navy ship arrives for training activity with Philippines in Zamboanga City

October 15, 2019

Australian Navy ship Ararat arrived Monday to join the 9th Combined Philippine Navy -Royal Australian Navy Maritime Training Activity-Philippines  in Zamboanga City. Major Arvin Encinas, Western Mindanao Command spokesman, said the maritime training activity formally started with the arrival of

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Personal remittances reach $22 billion in January-August

October 15, 2019

Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) totalled $2.9 billion in August 2019, 4.2 percent higher than the $2.8 billion in August 2018. This brings personal remittances from January to August to $22 billion, up by 3.6 percent from last years’

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Cebu provincial gov’t declares traffic crisis

October 15, 2019

The Cebu provincial government on Monday approved a resolution to declare traffic crisis.  The provincial board approved two resolutions filed by board member Glenn Socco (6th district) on addressing traffic congestion.  “The nature and magnitude of traffic and congestion in

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Century Pacific inks supply deals with top Russian food firms

October 15, 2019

Century Pacific Food Inc,  one of the Philippines’ largest food and beverage companies, has signed multiple deals to supply tuna, sardine, and coconut milk products to top Russian firms. Under separate memoranda of understanding, Century Pacific agreed to supply tuna

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Palace acknowledges traffic woes may not be solved under Duterte admin

October 15, 2019

Malacañang acknowledged on Tuesday it could be difficult to solve the traffic woes in Metro Manila under the Duterte administration despite the “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program of the government. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, citing the

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Policeman killed in Zamboanga shooting

October 15, 2019

A policeman was killed in a shooting incident in Zamboanga City on Sunday morning. Major Helen Galvez, regional police spokesperson, said the slain policeman was Patrolman Pedro Umpad. Galvez said based on initial report Umpad and his buddy Patrolman Adamer

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