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Palace says Arroyo should explain about huge insertions in 2019 proposed budget

December 6, 2018

Malacanang said on Thursday Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has to explain the supposed P2.4 billion allocation for projects in her district in Pampanga in the proposed 2019 budget. “I think so, given the amount involved, given the reaction of people like

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No corruption issues on replacement of Air Force chief: AFP

December 6, 2018

Air Force chief Gen. Galileo Gerard Kintanar Jr. has no corruption issues even as President Rodrigo Duterte replaced him less than two years to go before retirement, according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines. “He is not relieved for

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Indonesian fisherman rescued in Sulu

December 6, 2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Government troops rescued an Indonesian fisherman following his escape from the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu, the Western Mindanao Command said Thursday. Lt. Col. Gerry Besana,  Westmincom information officer,  said Usman Yusuf, 30, was rescued but they don’t have details. The

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Duterte’s call to kill bishops for “dramatic effect”: Palace

December 6, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s call to kill the bishops was just for “dramatic effect,” Malacanang said on Thursday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the public should get used to Duterte, especially if he was exaggerating his statements.

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Embassy of Japan signs grant contract for Philippine-Japan Historical Museum renovation

December 6, 2018

The Embassy of Japan signed last November 28 a 10 million yen (approximately 4.7 million pesos) grant contract with the Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai, Inc. (PNJK), a non-governmental organization based in Davao City. The grant, which comes through the Grant

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4 dead, one critical after drinking “lambanog” in Laguna

December 6, 2018

Four died and one is in critical condition in another food poisoning incident after drinking “lambanog” or coconut wine in Santa Rosa, Laguna, Wednesday afternoon.   In an initial report of Santa Rosa City police, they received a phone call

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Madrigal is next chief of staff, Kintanar replaced as air force head

December 6, 2018

Lt. Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr., head of the Eastern Mindanao Command, will be the new chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Malacanang also released on Thursday the appointment paper of Lt. Gen. Rozzano  Briguez as the

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Duterte, in jest, calls for bishops’ killings

December 5, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte again hit Catholic prelates on Wednesday, to the extent of calling for their slay. In a speech in Malacañang, Duterte said he could not have attained so much in life if he has no God. I couldn’t

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