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PRRD to inaugurate New Clark City sports complex in November

PRRD to inaugurate New Clark City sports complex in November By Jelly Musico  CAPAS, Tarlac (Philippines News Agency)  — Officials of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said Friday the world-class New Clark City sports complex will be finished in 43 days with no less than President Rodrigo R. Duterte to lead the inauguration … Continue reading

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President Duterte signs law expanding benefits of scientists, engineers

PRRD signs law expanding benefits of scientists, engineers By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Scientists, engineers, researchers, and other science and technology (S&T) personnel in government are expected to get more benefits under a new law signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Duterte signed Republic Act 11312 on April 17, 2019 but a … 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

President Duterte hands Mislatel Consortium permit to operate as 3rd telco
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President Duterte hands Mislatel Consortium permit to operate as 3rd telco

PRRD hands Mislatel Consortium permit to operate as 3rd telco By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Filipinos will soon experience improved Internet services after President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday formally awarded Mislatel Consortium, the country’s third mobile player, its permit to operate. Mislatel Consortium–a group led by Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy, is composed … Continue reading

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President Duterte calls for accountability on effects of climate change

PRRD calls for accountability on effects of climate change By EJ Roque  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday called for accountability on the global effects of climate change. “The Philippines joined the global consensus to fight climate change. We hope that this consensus would hold and real action be undertaken, … Continue reading

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Duterte bans gov’t trips to Canada

Duterte bans gov’t trips to Canada By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Sunday confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte has prohibited government officials from traveling to Canada following the delay in the North American country’s commitment to retrieve the 69 containers of trash it dumped in the Philippines in 2013. Presidential Spokesperson … 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