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Media bridges gaps among Asian nations: PNA exec

Media bridges gaps among Asian nations: PNA exec BEIJING, China (Philippines News Agency) – With more than a thousand ethnic groups in Asia, News and Information Bureau (NIB) Director Virginia Arcilla-Agtay on Thursday underscored the need to bridge the gaps and break boundaries among Asian nations towards a united and prosperous region. Arcilla-Agtay, also managing director … Continue reading

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Recall of envoys reminder Philippines is not a dumping site: Legarda; ‘Right thing to do’, says Lacson

Recall of envoys reminder PH is not a dumping site: Legarda By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Loren Legarda on Friday said the government’s strong resolve to send back tons of garbage to Canada is a reminder that the Philippines is not a dumping site of other countries’ waste. Legarda, chair … Continue reading

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Reelectionist Tupas defeats brother in Iloilo’s congressional race

Reelectionist Tupas defeats brother in Iloilo’s congressional race By Gail Momblan   ILOILO CITY – (Philippines News Agency) – Reelectionist Representative Raul Tupas defeated his elder brother, former congressman Niel “Jun-Jun” Tupas Jr., in Iloilo’s fifth district congressional race. Raul was proclaimed the winning candidate by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday, with total of 139,100 … Continue reading

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Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls

Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — In the aftermath of the just concluded elections, several lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Thursday called on the government to “seriously” pursue cases against winning politicians, who were included on President Rodrigo Duterte’s … Continue reading