President Duterte to Chinese-Filipinos: Usher greater peace, understanding
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President Duterte to Chinese-Filipinos: Usher greater peace, understanding

PRRD to Chinese-Filipinos: Usher greater peace, understanding By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte called on the Chinese Filipinos and the entire nation to hold on to values that usher peace and understanding, as the country is set to celebrate the Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 5. “Together, let … Continue reading

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President Duterte’s remarks vs. Church meant to initiate discussion: Palace

PRRD’s remarks vs. Church meant to initiate discussion: Palace By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The remarks made by President Rodrigo R. Duterte against the Catholic Church are meant to initiate an “intellectual discussion” for the faithful’s enlightenment, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after the President, in a speech in Kidapawan … Continue reading

Duterte wants to spare Lapeña from intrigue: Palace
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Duterte wants to spare Lapeña from intrigue: Palace

Duterte wants to spare Lapeña from intrigue: Palace By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang said Friday President Rodrigo Duterte has announced one week ahead the transfer of former Bureau of Customs chief Isidro Lapeña to spare the latter from intrigue amid the probe on the multi-billion-peso “shabu” (crystal meth) shipment into the … Continue reading

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Duterte to bring home USD143.6-M fresh investments

Duterte to bring home USD143.6-M fresh investments By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte will bring home a total of USD143.57 million worth of fresh investments from his six-day official visit to Israel and Jordan, Malacañang said Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said USD82.9 million of the amount was the result … Continue reading

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Duterte calls Joma Sison as having ‘bankrupt mind’

Duterte calls Joma Sison as having ‘bankrupt mind’ By Bill Visaya SANTA ANA, Cagayan (Philippines News Agency) — Calling communist leader Jose Maria Sison as having a “bankrupt mind,” President Rodrigo Duterte lambasted the Communist Party of the Philippines founder for reportedly pushing insurgents in the country to become “robots.” In his Monday speech at … Continue reading

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PRRD Year 2: Gov’t reassures protection, support for OFWs

PRRD Year 2: Gov’t reassures protection, support for OFWs By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Officials of different clusters of the Duterte Cabinet have reassured the government’s full support for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). At the pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2018 forum on Wednesday, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary … Continue reading