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‘Ompong’ enters PH; PAGASA warns of heavy rains, storm surges

‘Ompong’ enters PH; PAGASA warns of heavy rains, storm surges By Janice Cave (Updated) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Heavy to intense rains, strong winds and storm surges threaten Luzon as Typhoon Ompong (international name “Mangkhut”) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday afternoon. In its latest update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services … Continue reading

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Duterte to personally decide on new telecom player

Duterte to personally decide on new telecom player By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he would personally decide on the new major telecommunication player’s entry if the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and other concerned agencies remain undecided by November. Duterte made this reaction to reports that some … Continue reading

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Sison, Magdalo in ‘loose conspiracy’ to oust PRRD’s gov’t

Sison, Magdalo in ‘loose conspiracy’ to oust PRRD’s gov’t By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said Communist Part of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s Magdalo and other groups opposing his presidency are in “loose conspiracy” to overthrow his government. “They have … Continue reading

Trillanes’ amnesty, one of Aquino’s ‘glaring mistakes’: PRRD
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Trillanes’ amnesty, one of Aquino’s ‘glaring mistakes’: PRRD

Trillanes’ amnesty, one of Aquino’s ‘glaring mistakes’: PRRD By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said the amnesty granted to Oakwood mutineers, including Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, was one of the glaring mistakes of the previous administration of former president Benigno Aquino III. “Pagka mali is mali. Hindi mo … Continue reading

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PBSA Free Canadian Immigration Workshop on Sept.22 in Edmonton

Philippine Business Society of Alberta president Celso Andrade announced that they will have a Free Canadian Immigration Workshop on September 22, 1 to 3 p.m., at the St.Peter’s Anglican Church. Resource speakers are Atty.Joseph Angeles of Angeles Law and immigration consultant Marjorie Carmona Newman of MCN Immigration Canada Consulting. Andrade, owner of Sunfreight Cargo Forwarders, … Continue reading