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Federalism shift won’t cause problems for national ID: PSA
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Federalism shift won’t cause problems for national ID: PSA

Federalism shift won’t cause problems for national ID: PSA By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The proposed shift to a federal system of government will not cause problems for the roll out of the national identification (ID) system, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Saturday. PSA head Lisa Grace Bersales made this … Continue reading

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Imelda’s graft conviction draws mixed reactions

  Imelda’s graft conviction draws mixed reactions By Perfecto Raymundo, Jr. MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Sandiganbayan decision convicting former First Lady Imelda Marcos of seven counts of graft when she was still Metro Manila governor, drew mixed reactions from the public. “Okay lang, kasi hatol sa kanya. Iyon ang nararapat sa kanya (It’s … Continue reading

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Hugpong ng Pagbabago cements ties with QC officials

Hugpong ng Pagbabago cements ties with QC officials By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Ageny) — The Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) headed by Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Z. Duterte, on Friday officially forged an alliance with local government officials from Quezon City, through the local group Serbisyo ng Bayan Party … Continue reading

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PH still among Asia’s fastest growing economies

PH still among Asia’s fastest growing economies By Leslie Gatpolintan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippines remained one of the fastest growing economies in Asia even after posting slightly slower growth at 6.1 percent in the third quarter, due to weaker agriculture output and ‘temporary’ decline in household spending over an inflation surge. In … Continue reading

Creation of IATF signals PRRD’s strong commitment to federalism
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Creation of IATF signals PRRD’s strong commitment to federalism

Creation of IATF signals PRRD’s strong commitment to federalism MANILA (Philippines News Agency) —The birth of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Federalism and Constitutional Reform signals President Rodrigo Duterte’s full commitment to federalism, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said Thursday. “As the head agency tasked by President Duterte … Continue reading