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Banner stories of Manila’s leading newspapers, Wed. Nov. 13, 2019

Banner stories of Manila’s leading newspapers, Wed. Nov. 13, 2019  By the Philippines News Agency INQUIRER – Drilon: ‘Build, build, build’ dismal failure PHILIPPINE STAR – ‘VP’s drug war to be relentless’ MANILA BULLETIN – Bloody debate on 2020 budget seen DAILY TRIBUNE – Rody’s pick, not Sara MANILA TIMES – Police open to ending ‘Tokhang’ MANILA STANDARD – Tax hike … Continue reading

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Sports icons to inspire Team Philippines in SEA Games

Sports icons to inspire Team Philippines in SEA Games MANILA — Filipino sports heroes led by Olympic medalists Mansueto “Onyok’’ Velasco Jr. and Pol Serrantes of boxing will motivate Filipino athletes bound for the 30th Southeast Asian Games in the Team Philippines Send-off Ng Bayan on Wednesday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila. Bowling … Continue reading

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Efforts to improve facilities in evacuation centers underway

Efforts to improve facilities in evacuation centers underway By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Efforts are now underway to improve evacuation centers where thousands of families displaced by the series of quakes in Mindanao are seeking shelter, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday. “Also we are now currently … Continue reading

Robredo to meet with Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs members: Palace
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Robredo to meet with Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs members: Palace

Robredo to meet with ICAD members: Palace By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — A day after accepting the challenge to lead the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs, Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has called for her first meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), Malacañang said … Continue reading

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‘Good rating’ recognition of Duterte admin’s decisiveness

‘Good rating’ recognition of Duterte admin’s decisiveness By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Duterte administration’s “very good” net satisfaction rating reflects how Filipinos can see past the opposition’s “endless politicking”, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, results showed that 78 percent of adult Filipinos are satisfied … Continue reading