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Duterte admin never shelved arbitral ruling

Duterte admin never shelved arbitral ruling By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Duterte administration never shelved the arbitral ruling won by the Philippines at The Hague, Malacañang said Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo refuted the statement made by former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario after he urged President Rodrigo Duterte to … Continue reading

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Overseas voting kicks off without hitch: envoys

Overseas voting kicks off without hitch: envoys By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The kickoff of overseas absentee voting (OAV) was generally successful, as Filipinos abroad cast their votes for the 2019 mid-term polls beginning last Saturday in different Philippine Embassies and Consulates General around the world, diplomats said. At the … Continue reading

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Ramirez, PSC Board now part of AFP’s reserve command

Philippine Sports Commission Chairman William Ramirez and the Board of Commissioners will now be part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Reserve Command following the invitation of AFP Special Services Chief Col. Taharudin Ampatuan in the Military-Athletes and Coaches Fellowship, April 15 at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ampatuan announced this, in front of the … Continue reading

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Cyborg-type robots to aid Filipinos with limb disabilities

Cyborg-type robots to aid Filipinos with limb disabilities By Ma. Teresa Montemayor MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Persons with limb disabilities due to severe damage in their nervous and muscular systems can now stand or walk again with the Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL), the first cyborg-type robot which provides support and improves the bodily functions … Continue reading