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Duterte highlights need for ‘build,use’ in infra projects

Duterte highlights need for ‘build,use’ in infra projects By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday sought to hasten the completion of more than 10,000 infrastructure projects under his administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program to the public’s advantage. In an event in Maasim, Sarangani, the President said it … Continue reading

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PRRD in ‘good condition’ despite back pain: Bong Go

PRRD in ‘good condition’ despite back pain: Bong Go By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Despite suffering from “unbearable” back pain after figuring in a minor motorcycle accident last week, President Rodrigo Duterte is still in “good condition”. Duterte’s former aide, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, made this assurance by sharing a Facebook live video … Continue reading

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Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident

Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte has complained of hip pain after falling off his motorcycle while riding around the Presidential Security Ground (PSG) Compound in Manila. The motorcycle accident happened on Wednesday night, former Special Assistant to the President and now Senator Christopher … Continue reading

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Filipinos approve of President Duterte admin, projects: analysts

Filipinos approve of PRRD admin, projects: analysts By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Amid oppositions to his strong pronouncements as Chief Executive, political analysts from two of the top universities in Metro Manila think that President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance is both supported and enjoyed by the general public. Edmund Tayao, executive director of … Continue reading

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PRRD to speak about PH view on world order during Russia trip

PRRD to speak about PH view on world order during Russia trip By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Aside from a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s visit to Sochi will feature a speaking engagement at the prominent Valdai Forum where he will share Manila’s view … Continue reading

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President Duterte signs law providing lands for State Universities and Colleges’ housing, dorms

PRRD signs law providing lands for SUC housing, dorms By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law an act, which requires state universities and colleges (SUCs) to prepare and implement a land use development infrastructure plan that includes the construction of dormitories for students and housing sites for … Continue reading

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Duterte lifts suspension on small town lottery

Duterte lifts suspension on small town lottery By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the suspension of small town lottery (STL) after investigation, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said on Thursday. “We are happy to announce that pursuant to the recommendation of the PCSO, the President lifted the … Continue reading