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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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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

Mayor Sara, Paolo Duterte hit opposition over ‘Bikoy’ revelation
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Mayor Sara, Paolo Duterte hit opposition over ‘Bikoy’ revelation

Mayor Sara, Paolo Duterte hit opposition over ‘Bikoy’ revelation By Lilian Mellejor DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Mayor Sara Duterte blasted members of the opposition tagged by Peter Joemel Advincula alias “Bikoy” as the ones behind the viral videos titled “Ang Totoong Narcolist” calling it a “scam created by people who oppose the Duterte … Continue reading

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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

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Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls

Gov’t urged to pursue cases vs. ‘narco-politicians’ who won in polls By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — In the aftermath of the just concluded elections, several lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Thursday called on the government to “seriously” pursue cases against winning politicians, who were included on President Rodrigo Duterte’s … Continue reading

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Andanar hits ‘desperate’ detractors for using Netflix to hit PRRD

Andanar hits ‘desperate’ detractors for using Netflix to hit PRRD By EJ Roque MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Tuesday night slammed detractors of President Rodrigo R. Duterte for allegedly criticizing him in a global scale through Netflix. “We find it desperate that, on the eve of … Continue reading