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Robredo’s report on drug ‘mere political attack’: PDEA chief

Robredo’s report on drug ‘mere political attack’: PDEA chiefBy Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Monday dismissed Vice President Leni Robredo’s report on the drug campaign as “a mere political attack” against President Rodrigo Duterte. “I see her recommendations as a mere political … Continue reading

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Duterte urges Filipinos to ‘do better, aim higher’ in 2020

Duterte urges Filipinos to ‘do better, aim higher’ in 2020 By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — A day before the entire nation welcomes 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday encouraged all 1Filipinos to seek improvements and aspire for a better life next year. The President made the call as he joined his … Continue reading

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President Duterte tells ABS-CBN owners to sell network

Duterte tells ABS-CBN owners to sell network By Azer Parrocha   MANILA — With three months left before the franchise of local broadcast network ABS-CBN expires, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday advised owners of the TV giant to just sell the network. “Itong ABS, mag-expire ang contract ninyo. Mag-renew kayo, ewan ko lang kung may mangyari diyan. Kung ako sa inyo, ipagbili niyo … Continue reading

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President Duterte bending backward to talk with Reds for lasting peace: Badoy

PRRD bending backward to talk with Reds for lasting peace: BadoyBy Priam Nepomuceno MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s desire to forge a lasting peace cannot be doubted or sneered at as he is willing to negotiate with hardcore communist rebels and their allies despite the numerous atrocities carried out by the … Continue reading

Team PHI to visit PRRD as PSC arrange for incentives awarding
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Team PHI to visit PRRD as PSC arrange for incentives awarding

PRESS RELEASETeam PHI to visit PRRD as PSC arrange for incentives awarding Team Philippines celebrate its astonishing success at the 30th Southeast Asian Games and look forward to December 18 when they meet President Rodrigo Duterte face to face in Malacanang during the incentives awarding for all winners. Republic Act 10699 provides for cash incentives … Continue reading

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Duterte to read water firms’ letters before public

Duterte to read water firms’ letters before public By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte will read before the public the letters of the water concessionaires expressing willingness to revisit the supposed onerous concession agreements, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President decided to read the letters … Continue reading

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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