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President Duterte to lead decommissioning of Moro Islamic Liberation Front forces Sept. 7

PRRD to lead decommissioning of MILF forces Sept. 7 By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to lead the launch of the decommissioning process of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants on September 7, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Tuesday. Galvez said … Continue reading

Duterte eyes creation of LGBTQ body: Go
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Duterte eyes creation of LGBTQ body: Go

Duterte eyes creation of LGBTQ body: Go By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Tuesday bared the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to create a commission for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) pending the approval of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) … Continue reading

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20-bed dialysis center in Antique to operate soon

20-bed dialysis center in Antique to operate soon By Annabel Consuelo Petinglay SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique (Philippines News Agency) — The 20-bed capacity dialysis center beside Antique’s provincial hospital will soon be fully operational following its inauguration last August 13, Governor Rhodora Cadiao said on Tuesday. In an interview, Cadiaio said the center was … Continue reading

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Fil-Am rapper apl.de.ap supports hosting of 30th SEA Games

Fil-Am rapper apl.de.ap supports hosting of 30th SEA Games By Jelly Musico MANILA – Filipino-American rapper Allan Pineda Lindo, popularly known as apl.de.ap, on Tuesday formally signed his pledge of support for the Philippines’ hosting the 30th Southeast Asian Games from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 this year. “I’m pledging my unequivocal support to the … Continue reading

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Banner stories of Manila’s leading newspapers, Tue. Aug. 20, 2019

Banner stories of Manila’s leading newspapers, Tue. Aug. 20, 2019 (Philippines News Agency) INQUIRER – New wildlife traders rise in Facebook hubs MANILA BULLETIN – Dengue cases surge to 188,562 DAILY TRIBUNE – No prying on PACC MANILA TIMES – Palace rejects Cardema MANILA STANDARD – PH fires off new protest vs. China PHILIPPINE STAR … Continue reading

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Northern Cagayan airport starts commercial flights

Northern Cagayan airport starts commercial flights By Liwayway Yparraguirre CALASIAO, Pangasinan (Philippines News Agency) – Commercial flights started operations at the Cagayan North International Airport (CNIA) on Sunday, with Royal Air’s (RJ 100) inaugural flight from Macau to Lal-lo municipality. In an interview, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) Special Assistant for Investments and Promotions Raymundo … Continue reading