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Media bridges gaps among Asian nations: PNA exec

Media bridges gaps among Asian nations: PNA exec BEIJING, China (Philippines News Agency) – With more than a thousand ethnic groups in Asia, News and Information Bureau (NIB) Director Virginia Arcilla-Agtay on Thursday underscored the need to bridge the gaps and break boundaries among Asian nations towards a united and prosperous region. Arcilla-Agtay, also managing director … Continue reading

PRRD signs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act
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PRRD signs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act

PRRD signs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill institutionalizing energy efficiency and conservation, enhancing the efficient use of energy, and granting incentives to energy efficiency and conservation projects in the country. Duterte signed the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act … Continue reading

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President Duterte’s record-high SWS ratings, ‘hard slap’ on critics: Panelo

PRRD’s record-high SWS ratings, ‘hard slap’ on critics: Panelo By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Saturday hailed the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS), which showed a new record-high of 81 percent satisfaction rating for the Duterte administration as a “hard slap” on critics. “The efforts of … Continue reading

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Bohol multi-sectoral groups back PRRD fight vs. vote buying

Bohol multi-sectoral groups back PRRD fight vs. vote buying By John Rey Saavedra TAGBILARAN CITY – The multi-sectoral caravan supporting the goal of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to have a “clean” mid-term election on May 13 toured Bohol on Wednesday and engaged the townsfolk in mini-townhall meetings in five big municipalities of the province. In … Continue reading

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Choose what is ‘good and uplifting’, Duterte to Filipinos

Choose what is ‘good and uplifting’, Duterte to Filipinos By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Easter Sunday enjoined Filipinos to make better choices as the upcoming mid-term elections draw closer. “I greet the entire Filipino nation on this triumphant day of Christ’s resurrection,” Duterte said in his message. Duterte … Continue reading

Duterte won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution
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Duterte won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution

PRRD won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte, in his veto message on the 2019 budget, said he would “not tolerate any attempts to circumvent the Constitution.” “Consistent with the foregoing aspirations and in the faithful exercise of my Office and due fidelity to … Continue reading