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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

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Bohol multi-sectoral groups back PRRD fight vs. vote buying

Bohol multi-sectoral groups back PRRD fight vs. vote buying By John Rey Saavedra TAGBILARAN CITY – The multi-sectoral caravan supporting the goal of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to have a “clean” mid-term election on May 13 toured Bohol on Wednesday and engaged the townsfolk in mini-townhall meetings in five big municipalities of the province. In … Continue reading

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Duterte, Pompeo discuss reg’l security, counter terrorism

Duterte, Pompeo discuss reg’l security, counter terrorism By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte and United States Department of State chief Michael Pompeo met on Thursday night and discussed various topics of mutual interest, particularly on security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. “They reaffirmed the long-standing US-Philippines alliance, discussing ways to improve … Continue reading

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Russia reaffirms commitment to help PH combat terrorism

Russia reaffirms commitment to help PH combat terrorism By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Russian government has reaffirmed its commitment to help the Philippines combat terrorism, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev met with President Rodrigo R. Duterte during a courtesy call on Thursday … Continue reading

Chinese President to elevate cooperation with Philippines during Manila visit
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Chinese President to elevate cooperation with Philippines during Manila visit

Xi to elevate cooperation with PH during Manila visit By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said he is excited to visit the Philippines and looks forward to elevating the “all-round cooperation” of China and the Philippines during his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte. “I am … Continue reading