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Over 9K km of roads completed under ‘Build, Build, Build’

Over 9K km of roads completed under ‘Build, Build, Build’ By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar on Friday said close to 10,000 kilometers of roads have been completed since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed in June 2016. In a statement, Villar said of the … Continue reading

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DOT, LGUs identify 4 major projects for Siargao Island

DOT, LGUs identify 4 major projects for Siargao Island By Alexander Lopez BUTUAN CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Four major priority investment projects have been identified by the Department of Tourism (DOT) 13 (Caraga) and the local government units (LGUs) of Surigao del Norte province to be implemented in Siargao Island. The projects, under DOT’s … Continue reading

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House launches ‘CONG-TOUR’ vlog to promote Philippine tourism

House launches ‘CONG-TOUR’ vlog to promote PH tourism By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The chairperson of the House Committee on Tourism on Monday announced the launch of a video blog (vlog) called Congressional Tour (CONG-TOUR) in a bid to promote tourism in the Philippines. In a privilege speech during plenary session, … Continue reading

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Duterte to order probe on 2 Cabinet members linked to corruption

Duterte to order probe on 2 Cabinet members linked to corruption By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte would order the conduct of investigation on two Cabinet secretaries accused of being involved in corruption, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte would act swiftly by validating the … Continue reading

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6 more evacuation centers soon to rise in Bicol

6 more evacuation centers soon to rise in Bicol By Jorge Hallare LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Six new evacuation centers worth PHP222 million will be added to the six-newly built disaster-resilient facilities in some villages of Bicol Region after the national government released its fund for bidding. Lucy Castañeda, Department of Public Works … Continue reading

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Cayetano hopeful PH tops SEA Games

Cayetano hopeful PH tops SEA Games By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee chairman and House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano expressed hope that the Philippines will top this year’s Southeast Asian Games, which the country is hosting. “Nagdadasal kami (We’re praying). We’re hoping and giving our support na mag number one ang … Continue reading