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Rappler
SONA 2017 Promise Tracker: Duterte gets started on most vowsPRESIDENT'S PROMISES. President Rodrigo Duterte has 5 more years to fulfill his
Rappler / Posted 8 minutes ago
PRESIDENT'S PROMISES. President Rodrigo Duterte has 5 more years to fulfill his pledges to the Filipino people. Presidential photo MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte made 16 major promises in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA)... Read more
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Rappler
Pangilinan fears for nationwide martial lawCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 8 minutes ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was Senator... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SONA rallies to decry Duterte’s ‘failed promises,’ martial lawBayan Secretary-General Renato Reyes. INQUIRER.net FILE / NOY MORCOSO Mass act
Inquirier.net / Posted 32 minutes ago
Bayan Secretary-General Renato Reyes. INQUIRER.net FILE / NOY MORCOSO Mass actions in President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (Sona) tomorrow will rail against the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao and his failed promises,... Read more
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The Star
Philippines to extend martial law in south until year endManila (AFP) - The Philippine Congress on Saturday voted to extend President Ro
The Star / Posted an hour ago
Manila (AFP) - The Philippine Congress on Saturday voted to extend President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in the south until the end of the year to defeat Islamist gunmen. In a special joint session of the House and the Senate,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shooting order to tackle narcotics emergencyaround that world that still use capital punishment for drug-related offences.
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
around that world that still use capital punishment for drug-related offences. The remarks have drawn comparison to that of Philippine's President Rodrigo Duterte. Mr Duterte's anti-drug crackdown has led to the deaths of many alleged drug deal... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Indonesia: Jokowi orders police to gun down foreign drug traffickersstrong words and apparent no-nonsense approach have drawn comparisons with his
Asian Correspondent / Posted an hour ago
strong words and apparent no-nonsense approach have drawn comparisons with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, who is infamous for his brutal crackdown on narcotics that has left thousands dead. In reference to Duterte’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Estremera: The problem is at the rootbecause smoking has been linked to various disease. Lung cancer, emphysema, and
Sun Star / Posted an hour ago
because smoking has been linked to various disease. Lung cancer, emphysema, and what erstwhile mayor now President Rodrigo Duterte personally knows, Buerger’s Disease. As he has told us decades ago, he has it, and shows his fingers to prove it.... Read more
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Rappler
Martial law a 'clear and present danger' to Mindanaoans – BrosasCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was Gabriela... Read more
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Rappler
Restoring peace in Mindanao a battle for all Filipinos – TugnaCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was CIBAC... Read more
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Rappler
Martial law has 'no strategic contribution' to anti-terrorism ops – HontiverosCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was Senator Risa... Read more
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Rappler
Congress a 'mere echo chamber' after martial law extension – DrilonCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was Senate... Read more
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Rappler
Congress must uphold 'civilian supremacy' over the military – TinioCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was ACT Teachers... Read more
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Rappler
Marawi siege just 'lawless violence', not actual rebellion – LagmanCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was Albay 1st... Read more
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Rappler
Admin's chosen solution for Marawi crisis 'worse' than its cause – CastroCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was ACT Teachers... Read more
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Rappler
By extending martial law, Congress blind from history's lessons – De JesusCongress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until De
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
Congress on Saturday, July 22 agreed to extend martial law in Mindanao until December 31, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte. Lawmakers and senators were given a chance to explain their votes before the plenary. Among them was Gabriela... Read more
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Daily Mail
Philippine's Rodrigo Duterte says he won't visit US, says 'it's lousy'‘I’ve seen America, and it’s lousy’: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejec
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
‘I’ve seen America, and it’s lousy’: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejects Trump’s invite and says he will NEVER go to the United States during his term in bizarre tirade Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will never visit the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tracking Duterte 24/7/365President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Long hours, numerous meeting
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Long hours, numerous meetings, frequents trips and countless engagements come with the President’s job. In his first year in office, President Duterte had a total of 753 public appearances and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
After political skirmishes, Senate buckles down to workas Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III put it, affected legislative work in
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
as Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III put it, affected legislative work in the chamber in the early months of the Duterte administration. But a reorganization seemed to have resulted in things simmering down, with Pimentel saying the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
President tells military: Wait, don’t rush thingsPresident Rodrigo Duterte. MALACAÑANG PHOTO ILIGAN CITY — Wait it out. Do not
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte. MALACAÑANG PHOTO ILIGAN CITY — Wait it out. Do not attack. We do not want to kill people. Surprisingly, the words came from President Rodrigo Duterte who, on Friday, asked the military not to rush things in Marawi City... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Congress votes to extend martial lawobjections from minority lawmakers, the two chambers passed a resolution extend
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
objections from minority lawmakers, the two chambers passed a resolution extending for five months President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation No. 216, which imposed a 60-day martial rule in Mindanao on May 23 in the wake of terrorist attacks by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Smokers’ world is smaller todaywould become smaller starting on Sunday. A ranking health official said as his
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
would become smaller starting on Sunday. A ranking health official said as his department starts enforcing President Duterte’s nationwide ban on smoking, establishments should be reminded of their duty to designate smoking areas and display... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sona, the sequel: Brillante to tone down artsy approachIt had been a hectic week for filmmaker Brillante Ma Mendoza, as he counted the
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
It had been a hectic week for filmmaker Brillante Ma Mendoza, as he counted the days leading up to President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday. The day the Inquirer caught up with the Cannes-winning director, he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte frustrated at red tape – PalacePresidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO (FILE) President
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO (FILE) President Rodrigo Duterte was just expressing his frustration at red tape and inefficiency in the bureaucracy, which foster corruption, when he said he wanted erring officials to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Faces of the newswear the pin of a very active man with a loudspeaker,” she quipped when asked w
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
wear the pin of a very active man with a loudspeaker,” she quipped when asked what pin she’d wear when she meets President Duterte. She’s known for collecting pins and brooches that reflect her opinions on various international issues. She didn’t... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
New Jersey raises smoking age to 21A man smokes a cigarette at a public place in Manila on October 13, 2016. Phili
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 5 hours ago
A man smokes a cigarette at a public place in Manila on October 13, 2016. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will this month ban smoking in public, the health department said Wednesday, further strengthening some of the toughest tobacco regulation... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poster boy of tax reformand character,” the reluctant poster boy of taxes says in an interview with the
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
and character,” the reluctant poster boy of taxes says in an interview with the Inquirer. In the last few months since the Duterte administration set the TRAIN chugging, Chua has faced more than 200 lawmakers, explaining to the point of redundancy... Read more
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Boston Globe
Philippines extends martial law in besieged regionIslamic State-inspired militants. The decision, in a special session of Congre
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
Islamic State-inspired militants. The decision, in a special session of Congress, comes two days before President Rodrigo Duterte is to deliver his annual state of the nation address, during which he is expected to outline his government’s... Read more
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EuroNews
Philippines keeps martial law on Mindanaohave voted to retain martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the e
EuroNews / Posted 7 hours ago
have voted to retain martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year giving President Rodrigo Duterte more time to tackle armed extremists allied with Islamic State. Security officials had told lawmakers that martial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US-Phl relations: The bigger pictureHawaii. The fact is, our relations with the US have greatly improved since Dona
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Hawaii. The fact is, our relations with the US have greatly improved since Donald Trump became president. Both Trump and Duterte seem to have good chemistry. The president may or may not touch on foreign policy when he delivers his State of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Something fishyand not on manufacturers-importers? Considering that we are in the so-called “
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
and not on manufacturers-importers? Considering that we are in the so-called “golden age of infrastructure” and the Duterte administration is committed to implementing its P8-trillion Build, Build, Build infrastructure program, we cannot... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A new life for federalism under DuterteMNLF chairman Nur Misuari’s recent meeting with President Duterte has given new
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MNLF chairman Nur Misuari’s recent meeting with President Duterte has given new life to the President’s initiative for federalism. With the action oriented Duterte of Mindanao it is hopeful that the different groups will return to the table to... Read more
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Minda News
You have been given the unique privilege of correcting that historical injustice by entrenching the BangsamoroMurad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on the occasion of th
Minda News / Posted 8 hours ago
Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on the occasion of the submission of the BBL to President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacanang Palace on 17 July 2017) Assalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh, Very Good Evening: At the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Philippine Congress extends martial law in Mindanaometro Manila, Philippines. — Reuters photo MANILA: The Philippine Congress yes
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
metro Manila, Philippines. — Reuters photo MANILA: The Philippine Congress yesterday voted to extend President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in the south until the end of the year to defeat Islamist gunmen. In a special joint... Read more
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Sun Star
Sona 'will most likely discuss drug war'CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he expects President Rodrigo Duterte to discu
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he expects President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss the government's fight against illegal drugs during his State of the Nation Address (Sona) tomorrow. "I agree with his style in fighting drugs. If he didn't do what he... Read more
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Sun Star
Media blocktimer airs side on arrest with supporter of Duterte last Fridayand Dr. Cecilia Lucentales were victims of members of a group who want them out
Sun Star / Posted 8 hours ago
and Dr. Cecilia Lucentales were victims of members of a group who want them out of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Cortes, 52, who hosted an agribusiness show on TV and radio, said he was at the wrong place at the wrong time when... Read more
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Minda News
Only 3 Mindanao Reps voted “No” to extension of martial law in Mindanao“No,” the joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives approved
Minda News / Posted 9 hours ago
“No,” the joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives approved Saturday the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus all over Mindanao’s 27... Read more
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Minda News
Elder Pimentel: Martial law is “unconventional way of developing the whole of Mindanao”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) — Martial law Duterte style is an “unconventio
Minda News / Posted 9 hours ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) — Martial law Duterte style is an “unconventional way of developing the whole of Mindanao,” former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., said. In a statement sent to MindaNews Saturday night, the elder Pimentel,... Read more
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Minda News
This Bangsamoro Basic Law is our new formula for the very elusive peace in MindanaoTransition Commission during the submission of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (
Minda News / Posted 9 hours ago
Transition Commission during the submission of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by the BTC to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in Malacañan Palace on July 17, 2017) Mr. President, It is four months since the Bangsamoro Transition Commission... Read more
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Minda News
You have been given the unique privilege of correcting that historical injustice by entrenching the Bangsamoro GovernmentMurad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on the occasion of th
Minda News / Posted 9 hours ago
Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on the occasion of the submission of the BBL to President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacanang Palace on 17 July 2017) Assalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh, Very Good Evening: At the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace vows justice for police slain in Negros ambushwere wounded in this treacherous attack by the New People’s Army,” Abella said.
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
were wounded in this treacherous attack by the New People’s Army,” Abella said. The attack came after President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Thursday that he was no longer interested in pursuing peace negotiations with the communist group after... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte has mixed report card ahead of SONAPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) tomorrow before Congress with a mixed report card. The Manila Times tracked 52 promises he made in his first SONA, and found that after one year in office, 28 promises... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aid worker details rights abuses under martial lawis a Maranao, made a tearful cry for help on Saturday’s Special Joint Session o
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
is a Maranao, made a tearful cry for help on Saturday’s Special Joint Session of Congress that extended President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law and suspension of the privilege of the writ of the habeas corpus in Mindanao following... Read more
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The Manila Times
Martial law extendedsaying “no” during the Special Joint Session of Congress at the Batasang Pamban
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
saying “no” during the Special Joint Session of Congress at the Batasang Pambansa. Senators allied with President Rodrigo Duterte supported his proposal to extend martial law in the southern Philippines by five months. They were Senate President... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to host Asean Senior Amateur Golfand that the Philippines is the chair,” Salazar said during Friday’s launch at
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
and that the Philippines is the chair,” Salazar said during Friday’s launch at Villamor Air Base Golf Club. “President Duterte is chairing the Asean and the support we can give to him and the Philippines by hosting this affair is I think very... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Party-list lawmaker suggests nationwide martial lawMANILA, Philippines - A Sulu congresswoman wants President Duterte’s martial la
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - A Sulu congresswoman wants President Duterte’s martial law not only extended by five months but also expanded as well to cover the entire archipelago. “I support the President’s request for extension. I also want martial law to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
5 more troops killed in Marawi conflictof the House and Senate on the extension of martial law in Mindanao, defended t
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
of the House and Senate on the extension of martial law in Mindanao, defended the military’s recommendation to President Duterte to extend military rule in Mindanao until Dec. 31. Duterte declared martial law in the entire Mindanao after the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody to draw up new mining lawDAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte has pitched for new legislation on
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte has pitched for new legislation on mining, saying he is set to gather all stakeholders of the industry to discuss his proposal for a modified measure. Duterte said those from the mining industry, the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody: Stop comparing me to MarcosMarcos despite his determination to keep martial law in effect in Mindanao at l
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Marcos despite his determination to keep martial law in effect in Mindanao at least until the end of the year, President Duterte said on Friday. “I am not enamored with that martial law powers. Hindi ako ‘yung naa-atat-atat diyan na (I’m not the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marines capture NPA camp in Palawanresulted in the death of the city police chief and five of his men. Malacañang
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
resulted in the death of the city police chief and five of his men. Malacañang yesterday condemned the ambush as President Duterte vowed to give justice to Guihulngan City police chief Superintendent Arnel Arpon and his men - Senior Police Officer... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Business groups laud DENR move on ECC processing(PCCI) and the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) welcomed the move whic
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 hours ago
(PCCI) and the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) welcomed the move which they said is aligned with President Duterte’s call to ease doing business in the country. Reverting the authority of regional offices of the EMB to process ECCs... Read more
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