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PRRD to businessmen: Be assertive vs. corrupt officials

PRRD to businessmen: Be assertive vs. corrupt officials By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Chinese Filipino businessmen to be assertive when they encounter corrupt government officials. “All that I ask of you is be assertive and do not surrender to the threats and the intimidations that you … Continue reading

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Cayetano not involved in corruption: Duterte

Cayetano not involved in corruption: Duterte By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he believes in the integrity of his ally, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, who has been in hot water following the supposed blunders and irregularities in the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian … Continue reading

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Duterte to order probe on 2 Cabinet members linked to corruption

Duterte to order probe on 2 Cabinet members linked to corruption By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte would order the conduct of investigation on two Cabinet secretaries accused of being involved in corruption, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte would act swiftly by validating the … Continue reading

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Duterte reminds new gov’t appointees to resist temptation

Duterte reminds new gov’t appointees to resist temptation By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday reminded new government appointees that they have his full support as long as they resist the temptation to engage in corrupt practices. During the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed officials, Duterte mentioned how Filipinos have … Continue reading

No ‘recycling’ of corrupt gov’t execs: Palace
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No ‘recycling’ of corrupt gov’t execs: Palace

No ‘recycling’ of corrupt gov’t execs: Palace By Earl Jed Roque MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Friday clarified that there is no “recycling” of corrupt government officials in the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said officials re-appointed to other government positions are not tainted with … Continue reading