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Andanar hits ‘desperate’ detractors for using Netflix to hit PRRD

Andanar hits ‘desperate’ detractors for using Netflix to hit PRRD By EJ Roque MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Tuesday night slammed detractors of President Rodrigo R. Duterte for allegedly criticizing him in a global scale through Netflix. “We find it desperate that, on the eve of … Continue reading

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Banner stories of Manila’s leading newspapers, Wed., May 8, 2019

Banner stories of Manila’s leading newspapers, Wed., May 8, 2019 (Philippines News Agency) INQUIRER – ‘Bikoy’ called to Senate PHILIPPINE STAR – Senate, NBI set probe of ‘Bikoy’ allegations MANILA BULLETIN – Inflation falls to 16-month low 3% DAILY TRIBUNE – ‘Bikoy’ can’t be coy MANILA TIMES – Manila owes GSIS P204M MANILA STANDARD – IBP rift exposed over ‘Bikoy’ show … Continue reading

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OFW Bank to start operations after appointment of board members

OFW Bank to start operations after appointment of board members By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The proposed bank for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will start operations as soon as all appointments of the board of directors are made, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the assurance after Labor Secretary … Continue reading

PRRD signs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act
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PRRD signs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act

PRRD signs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill institutionalizing energy efficiency and conservation, enhancing the efficient use of energy, and granting incentives to energy efficiency and conservation projects in the country. Duterte signed the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act … Continue reading