Duterte bares names of 46 gov’t officials linked to drugs
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Duterte bares names of 46 gov’t officials linked to drugs

Duterte bares names of 46 gov’t officials linked to drugs By Lilian Mellejor DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday released the list of 46 local government officials allegedly linked to illegal drug trade ahead of the May 13 mid-term elections. Duterte bared the drug list during the National and Regional Peace … Continue reading

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Duterte names new SC Associate Justice

Duterte names new SC Associate Justice By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has named Court of Appeals (CA) Justice Amy Lazaro-Javier as the newest Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo welcomed the appointment of Javier, who was appointed to the CA as … Continue reading

President Duterte signs Universal Healthcare Care law; Solons say it’s a step toward healthier PH
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President Duterte signs Universal Healthcare Care law; Solons say it’s a step toward healthier PH

President Duterte signs Universal Healthcare Care law; Solons say it’s a step toward healthier PH By Azer Parrocha and Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday signed the Universal Health Care Act into law which will automatically enroll all Filipinos under the government’s health insurance program. Duterte signed … Continue reading

President Duterte orders ‘vigorous’ immunization drive amid measles outbreak
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President Duterte orders ‘vigorous’ immunization drive amid measles outbreak

PRRD orders ‘vigorous’ immunization drive amid measles outbreak By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — After an outbreak of measles was declared in five regions, President Rodrigo R. Duterte ordered the health department to spearhead a “vigorous” campaign to promote immunization in the country, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this … Continue reading

President Duterte to Chinese-Filipinos: Usher greater peace, understanding
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President Duterte to Chinese-Filipinos: Usher greater peace, understanding

PRRD to Chinese-Filipinos: Usher greater peace, understanding By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte called on the Chinese Filipinos and the entire nation to hold on to values that usher peace and understanding, as the country is set to celebrate the Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 5. “Together, let … Continue reading