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Philippine National Police ready to face probe into 2 generals ‘playing with drugs’

PNP ready to face probe into 2 generals ‘playing with drugs’ By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is ready to face any inquiry into the issue involving the two active generals who, according to President Rodrigo Duterte, are “still playing” with illegal drugs. “Nakahanda ang PNP na humarap sa anumang … Continue reading

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DFA warns vs. fake websites posing as PH gov’t agencies

DFA warns vs. fake websites posing as PH gov’t agencies By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday warned Filipinos and foreign nationals against transacting with entities posing as a Philippine government agency following the spread of fake websites online. In a bulletin, the DFA … 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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DTI, e-payment providers partner to ease biz registrations

DTI, e-payment providers partner to ease biz registrations By Ma. Cristina Arayata MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Now it‘s easier and more convenient for Filipinos to register and renew business names as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) partners with digital payment service providers. “(Now), there is no need (for the entrepreneurs) to take … 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