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More Clark-GenSan flights pushed to boost economic ties

More Clark-GenSan flights pushed to boost economic ties By Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga (Philippines News Agency) — Members of the Metro Clark Advisory Council (MCAC) are asking various airlines companies here to mount flights between this Freeport and General Santos City (GenSan) to allow more possible opportunities for investments, trade, and tourism … Continue reading

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Vera Files dared to prove President Duterte got multi-millions worth of gifts

Vera Files dared to prove PRRD got multi-millions worth of gifts By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Monday dared online news firm, Vera Files, to prove its report that President Rodrigo Duterte has been receiving gifts amounting to multi-million pesos. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the challenge after journalist Ellen Tordesillas … Continue reading

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Palace mourns demise of ex-DENR chief Gina Lopez

Palace mourns demise of ex-DENR chief Gina Lopez By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang mourned on Monday the death of former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez, who succumbed to brain cancer. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo described her as one of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s “most passionate” Cabinet members. “News has reached the Office of … Continue reading

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Tripartite agreement for hosting of 30th SEA Games signed

Tripartite agreement for hosting of 30th SEA Games signed By Jelly Musico   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Philippine SEA Games Organizational Committee Foundation, Inc. (Phisgoc) on Wednesday signed a tripartite agreement to assure hassle-free and successful hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games from Nov. … Continue reading

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Decommissioning of 40K MILF combatants to encourage other groups

Decommissioning of 40K MILF combatants to encourage other groups MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The successful decommissioning of 40,000 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants could encourage other armed groups in Mindanao to turn in their weapons and return to the folds of the law, according to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez. “We will … Continue reading