President Duterte doesn’t personally know Ressa’s accuser: Palace
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President Duterte doesn’t personally know Ressa’s accuser: Palace

PRRD doesn’t personally know Ressa’s accuser: Palace By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte does not personally know Wilfredo Keng, the businessman who filed a libel case against Rappler Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa, Malacañang said on Monday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo defended Duterte from having connection to Keng after … Continue reading

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Coastal residents urged to report floating ‘bricks of cocaine’

Coastal residents urged to report floating ‘bricks of cocaine’ By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday urged fishermen and residents to keep on reporting any suspicious item following the discovery of bricks of cocaine in some coastal areas of the country. “Ang ating lamang magagawa dito … Continue reading

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Gov’t committed to ensure tourists’ safety

Gov’t committed to ensure tourists’ safety By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Despite the recent Jolo bombings that prompted the issuance of fresh foreign travel advisories on the Philippines last month, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assured on Monday foreign tourists the government is committed to their … Continue reading

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Locsin in Hungary to revitalize Manila-Budapest ties

Locsin in Hungary to revitalize Manila-Budapest ties By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. is on a three-day official visit to Hungary to strengthen Manila’s ties with Budapest. Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Elmer Cato said Locsin is set to meet with his counterpart, Foreign Minister Peter … Continue reading