Philippines

Palace defends Duterte’s move to field military in graft-ridden Bureau Customs

Palace defends Duterte’s move to field military in graft-ridden Bureau Customs By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte is authorized under the Constitution to ask the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to help the cleansing of graft-ridden Bureau Customs (BOC). “The Constitution provides that the President … Continue reading

Philippines

Cavite folks call for sustained fight against poverty, corruption

Cavite folks call for sustained fight against poverty, corruption KAWIT, Cavite (Philippines News Agency) – Residents of this town, then known as Cavite Viejo (old Cavite) and dubbed as the “Cradle of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence,” shared their views on Tuesday’s 120th Philippine Independence Day celebration. Caviteños expressed pride once more as they welcomed … Continue reading