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Vera Files dared to prove President Duterte got multi-millions worth of gifts

Vera Files dared to prove PRRD got multi-millions worth of gifts By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Monday dared online news firm, Vera Files, to prove its report that President Rodrigo Duterte has been receiving gifts amounting to multi-million pesos. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the challenge after journalist Ellen Tordesillas … Continue reading

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New law requires service charge distributed to all employees

New law requires service charge distributed to all employees By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that requires hotels, restaurants, and other establishments to allocate all service charges collected from customers to all covered employees. Republic Act 11360, which the President signed on August 8, amends Article … Continue reading

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Duterte reminds new gov’t appointees to resist temptation

Duterte reminds new gov’t appointees to resist temptation By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday reminded new government appointees that they have his full support as long as they resist the temptation to engage in corrupt practices. During the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed officials, Duterte mentioned how Filipinos have … Continue reading

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PRRD defends suspension of STL, Keno, Peryahan ng Bayan anew

PRRD defends suspension of STL, Keno, Peryahan ng Bayan anew By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday defended anew his decision to suspend some gaming activities under the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) noting that was the only way to stop massive corruption within the charity agency. Last week, … Continue reading

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President Duterte raises bounty anew for capture of cops’ killers to P5-M

PRRD raises bounty anew for capture of cops’ killers to P5-M By Jelly Musico  MANILA  (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has increased anew the bounty for the capture ‘dead or alive’ of those who killed four police personnel in Ayungon, Negros Oriental from PHP3 to PHP5 million, Malacañang announced on Wednesday night. “We … Continue reading

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‘911 TESDA’ employment app now available

‘911 TESDA’ employment app now available By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — “911 TESDA”, a Grab-like application providing the graduates of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) a platform to land a job in just a swipe, was officially launched on Tuesday. The “911 TESDA,” which will initially be available … Continue reading

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President Duterte orders P40-M clinic built in quake-struck Batanes town

PRRD orders P40-M clinic built in quake-struck Batanes town By Villamor Visaya, Jr.   TUGUEGARAO CITY (Philippines News Agency)  – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday ordered the construction of a new clinic worth PHP40 million in Itbayat, Batanes to replace the hospital in the said island-town that was damaged by a series of earthquakes on Saturday. … Continue reading