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Go backs Duterte order to re-arrest heinous crime convicts

Go backs Duterte order to re-arrest heinous crime convicts By Filane Mikee Cervantes   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has expressed support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s order for the immediate re-arrest of nearly 2,000 heinous crime convicts who were freed early due to the erroneous application of the Good Conduct Time Allowance … Continue reading

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President Duterte orders P40-M clinic built in quake-struck Batanes town

PRRD orders P40-M clinic built in quake-struck Batanes town By Villamor Visaya, Jr.   TUGUEGARAO CITY (Philippines News Agency)  – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday ordered the construction of a new clinic worth PHP40 million in Itbayat, Batanes to replace the hospital in the said island-town that was damaged by a series of earthquakes on Saturday. … Continue reading

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President Duterte wants Department of Overseas Filipino Workers by yearend

PRRD wants Department of OFWs by yearend MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte thinks there should be a separate Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) established by year end to prevent abusive recruiters from harming more Filipinos. During the Araw ng Pasasalamat for OFWs in Camp General Aguinaldo on Friday (July 12) night, … Continue reading

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Bong Go thanks fellow Mindanaoans, supporters

Bong Go thanks fellow Mindanaoans, supporters   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Back in his hometown, Davao City, newly-elected Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go attended the thanksgiving party organized by his supporters and friends at the Arcadia Lifestyle Center in the city on Thursday, May 23. The senator-elect extended his utmost gratitude to the people … Continue reading

Palace dares ‘Bikoy’ to substantiate his confession
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Palace dares ‘Bikoy’ to substantiate his confession

Palace dares ‘Bikoy’ to substantiate his confession By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Thursday urged Peter Joemel Advincula, the man who claimed to be ‘Bikoy’ and behind the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos, to “substantiate” his confession that some members of the opposition Liberal Party (LP), including Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, are … Continue reading

File raps vs. Bong Go if narco-video is true, accusers told
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File raps vs. Bong Go if narco-video is true, accusers told

File raps vs. Bong Go if narco-video is true, accusers told By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Monday challenged the people behind the video circulating on social media linking President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s former aide and senatorial bet Christopher “Bong” Go to illegal drugs to file charges against him if they … Continue reading

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Sugar industry stakeholders back Bong Go, 6 other senatorial bets

Sugar industry stakeholders back Go, 6 other senatorial bets By Nanette Guadalquiver BACOLOD CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Tatak Kalamay, a multi-sector group composed of the country’s sugar industry stakeholders, endorsed seven senatorial candidates they consider as champions of the sugar industry. The movement, which was launched in this city on Saturday, said their “Magic … Continue reading