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President Duterte hits back at communist leader Joma: ‘You’re a discredited leader, freeloader’
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President Duterte hits back at communist leader Joma: ‘You’re a discredited leader, freeloader’

  PRRD hits back at Joma: ‘You’re a discredited leader, freeloader’ By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday described Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison as a “discredited leader” whom no one believes. Duterte made this remark after Sison said he has been … Continue reading

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Diaz delivers PH’s 1st gold in Asian Games

Diaz delivers PH’s 1st gold in Asian Games By Jean Malanum   FIRST GOLD. Olympian Hidilyn Diaz topped the women’s 53kg event in weightlifing to give the Philippines its first gold medal in the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of PSC Media Pool) JAKARTA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippines captured its first … Continue reading

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PH aviation authorities probe Xiamen aircraft fiasco

PH aviation authorities probe Xiamen aircraft fiasco By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine aviation authorities and representatives from Xiamen Air met on Monday to probe the incident where Xiamen Air flight MF8667 skidded off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) late Thursday (Aug. 16) causing the closure of the airport’s … Continue reading

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Duterte dispels Joma’s coma rumor by going live on Facebook

Duterte dispels Joma’s coma rumor by going live on Facebook By Azer Parrocha   President Rodrigo R. Duterte went live on Facebook Monday night, dispelling rumors spread by Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison that he is in coma. (Screengrab from Sec. Bong Go’s FB account)     MANILA  (Philippines News Agency) — President … Continue reading