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Military, police hunting down other CPP-NPA leaders; Albayalde denies planting of evidence vs Ladlad

November 8, 2018

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Carlito Galvez Jr vowed on Thursday to hunt down the other communist leaders who have been temporarily released before due to the peace talks. This, as Philippine National Police chief Director

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Philippines, Japan sign loan to rehabilitate MRT-3

November 8, 2018

The Philippines and the Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on Thursday signed a loan agreement granting the country 38.1 billion yen to rehabilitate the Metro Rail Transit ( MRT) Line-3. Signing the agreement were Finance Secretary

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PSE nearly flat, peso at P52.57:$1

November 8, 2018

The Philippine Stock Exchange index closed nearly flat after being in the negative most of the trading day  but the peso continued its rise despite a slowdown in third quarter growth as reported by government on Thursday. The index rose

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PLDT says nine-month net income down 25% to P16.48 billion

November 8, 2018

PLDT Inc. on Thursday reported its net income from January to September declined by 25 percent. The country’s largest telecom company posted a net income of P16.48 billion in the January to September period from P21.87 billion in the same

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Palace supports proposal for drug testing among Grade 4 students and up

November 8, 2018

Malacanang expressed support on Thursday on the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s ( PDEA) proposal for mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 students and up. This was after the Social Weather Stations survey showed that 51 percent of the Filipinos agree

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Senate minority bloc seeks probe of ‘Sagay 9’ killings

November 8, 2018

Minority senators have called for an immediate Senate investigation into the killings of nine sugarcane farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental to bring to justice the real masterminds and address the plight of ordinary farmers. In filing Senate Resolution No.

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Philippine economy slows down to 6.1% in third quarter

November 8, 2018

The Philippines economy on Thursday slowed down to 6.1 percent from the previous quarter’s 6.2 percent on gross domestic product terms for a three-year low, sparking concerns from the government. Philippine Statistics Agency (PSA) Undersecretary Lisa Bernales said lower growth 

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Communist Party official, two others arrested in Quezon City

November 8, 2018

Police and military arrested Vicente Ladlad, a member of the Communist Party of the Philippines ( CPP) Central Committee, Thursday morning in Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City. A police report said Ladlad, one of the released National Democratic Front

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