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Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident

Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte has complained of hip pain after falling off his motorcycle while riding around the Presidential Security Ground (PSG) Compound in Manila. The motorcycle accident happened on Wednesday night, former Special Assistant to the President and now Senator Christopher … Continue reading

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Filipinos approve of President Duterte admin, projects: analysts

Filipinos approve of PRRD admin, projects: analysts By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Amid oppositions to his strong pronouncements as Chief Executive, political analysts from two of the top universities in Metro Manila think that President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance is both supported and enjoyed by the general public. Edmund Tayao, executive director of … Continue reading

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President Duterte reports fruits of Russia visit

PRRD reports fruits of Russia visit By Che Palicte   DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the Philippines and Russia have agreed to broaden and deepen their ties in all areas of cooperation — from security and defense, to trade and investment, agriculture, energy, science and technology, and socio-cultural exchanges. In … Continue reading

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Duterte to speak to Trump if US Senate adopts proposed entry ban

Duterte to speak to Trump if US Senate adopts proposed entry ban By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte dismissed as “unripe” a proposal of two US senators to bar Philippine government officials involved in the imprisonment of Senator Leila de Lima from entering the United States. “I have the … Continue reading

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Duterte forms nat’l council vs. child labor

Duterte forms nat’l council vs. child labor By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of the National Council Against Child Labor (NCLC) to amplify government efforts to protect the rights of vulnerable sectors, especially the children. Under Executive Order No. 92 signed on September 17, … Continue reading