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‘Letter of Hope’ drive for soldiers, Marawi IDPs launched

‘Letter of Hope’ drive for soldiers, Marawi IDPs launched COTABATO CITY (Philippines News Agency) -– The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) today launched a campaign that will give hope to residents of Marawi City affected by the hostilities and soldiers fighting terrorists through “Letters of Hope,” an ARMM official said. ARMM Cabinet Secretary Khal … Continue reading

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OFW remittances not covered by tax reform

OFW remittances not covered by tax reform MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Money sent by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to the Philippines are not covered by the proposed Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) of the Department of Finance (DOF) as the government has no legal jurisdiction over remittances sent from abroad. Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick … Continue reading

President Duterte’s fruitful ‘tour of duty’ in his first year
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President Duterte’s fruitful ‘tour of duty’ in his first year

President Duterte’s fruitful ‘tour of duty’ in his first year MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte made 21 foreign trips to 18 countries during his first year in office. The President’s foreign trips form part of his obligation as Head of State to maintain and strengthen the country’s diplomatic and economic ties … Continue reading

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Be wary of scammers soliciting donations for kin of Marawi victims — AFP

Be wary of scammers soliciting donations for kin of Marawi victims — AFP By Cielito M. Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday warned the public to be on the lookout for unscrupulous individuals or groups who are soliciting donations supposedly for the benefit of internally displaced … Continue reading