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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly EspinaMuch of the news over the weekend focused on the protest of the Iglesia Ni Cris
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Much of the news over the weekend focused on the protest of the Iglesia Ni Cristo members which started in Padre Faura late last week and was still ongoing at EDSA yesterday. Their target � Justice Sec. Leila de Lima for alleged �bias and selective... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
August 31, 2015PM Prayut & Philippines President Aquino discuss trade, labour & defense ahead
August 31, 2015
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 hours ago
PM Prayut & Philippines President Aquino discuss trade, labour & defense ahead of Asean Community, China-Japan rivalry in Indonesian rail project heats up, 2nd Thai-Myanmar bridge construction begins. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha signs the guest... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Romualdez to PNoy: Certify lower personal income tax measure as urgent A Bureau of Internal Revenue representative checks on the ITR filed at the BI
Romualdez to PNoy: Certify lower personal income tax measure as urgent
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
A Bureau of Internal Revenue representative checks on the ITR filed at the BIR office Revenue Region 6 in Intramuros, Manila. (Linus Escandor II) MB file photo The House... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace urges Filipinos to join commemoration of National Heroes’ Day Manila – Malacanang encouraged the Filipinos on Sunday to join the commemorat
Palace urges Filipinos to join commemoration of National Heroes’ Day
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 hours ago
Manila – Malacanang encouraged the Filipinos on Sunday to join the commemoration of the National Heroes’ Day on Monday. ”On this day, we must give honor to our heroes who offered... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace monitoring INC mass actionMalacanang is monitoring the ongoing mass action of Iglesia ni Cristo members o
Palace monitoring INC mass action
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
Malacanang is monitoring the ongoing mass action of Iglesia ni Cristo members on EDSA as protests enter its third day. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Sonny Coloma says the "government is watching the developments to ensure public... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino says no one should take advantage of INC protest—ValteOne of the instructions of President Benigno Aquino III in dealing with the Igl
Aquino says no one should take advantage of INC protest—Valte
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
One of the instructions of President Benigno Aquino III in dealing with the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) protest was to ensure that no one should take advantage of the mass action for his or her personal gains. “The President mentioned specifically that... Read more
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Minda News
Lacson says PDAF, DAF “still alive and kicking”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 August) — “The DAP (Disbursement Acceleration Program)
Lacson says PDAF, DAF “still alive and kicking”
Minda News / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 August) — “The DAP (Disbursement Acceleration Program) and PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) never left us… they are still alive and kicking,” former senator Panfilo Lacson Sr. on Friday said as he lambasted the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut, Aquino issue pledge to bolster Asean CommunityThailand and the Philippines have vowed to expand bilateral cooperation and wor
Prayut, Aquino issue pledge to bolster Asean Community
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Thailand and the Philippines have vowed to expand bilateral cooperation and work together more closely ahead of the launch of the Asean Community (AC) later this year. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha signs the guest book in the reception hall of... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Iglesia members go to EDSAMANILA - Members of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) have started gathering in front
Iglesia members go to EDSA
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA - Members of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) have started gathering in front of a shopping mall along EDSA amid an alleged order from the INC leadership to continue the group's protest near the historic EDSA Shrine. A report on ABS-CBN's TV... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Iglesia gets permit to rally in Manila until Sept 4MANILA - The Iglesia ni Cristo has been granted a permit to continue its street
Iglesia gets permit to rally in Manila until Sept 4
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA - The Iglesia ni Cristo has been granted a permit to continue its street demonstration in three areas in Manila until September 4, Friday. Bambi Purisima of the Manila Public Information Office (PIO) said the religious group filed for... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
De Lima to Iglesia: I'm just doing my jobMANILA - Justice Secretary Leila de Lima is unfazed by the Iglesia ni Cristo pr
De Lima to Iglesia: I'm just doing my job
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA - Justice Secretary Leila de Lima is unfazed by the Iglesia ni Cristo protest still happening outside her office in Manila. The protest started Thursday and is now on its second day, with thousands of Iglesia members staying overnight outside... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH, Thailand pledge to strengthen economic, defense cooperation Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine Preside
PH, Thailand pledge to strengthen economic, defense cooperation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) after reading their joint statements at a press conference at the Malacanang Palace in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Thailand supports Code of Conduct over South China Sea Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) and Philippine President Beni
Thailand supports Code of Conduct over South China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) and Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) gesture towards one another before reviewing an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony in the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
VP Binay says Iglesia 'fighting for their faith', twits harassmentGov't to INC: We are not interfering MANILA - Vice-President Jejomar Binay on
VP Binay says Iglesia 'fighting for their faith', twits harassment
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gov't to INC: We are not interfering MANILA - Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Friday accused Malacanang of harassing the Iglesia ni Cristo and said INC members are merely "fighting for their faith" by holding a street protest outside the justice... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
| mb.com.ph | Philippine NewsThailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine President
| mb.com.ph | Philippine News
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) after reading their joint statements at a press conference at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on August 28, 2015. Prayut is here on a two-day visit.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Belmonte backs bills lowering income taxSpeaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. has said he supports bills seeking to lo
Belmonte backs bills lowering income tax
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. has said he supports bills seeking to lower the personal income tax of ordinary workers in a bid to increase their personal pay. In an interview Wednesday night, Belmonte said it is high time to readjust the... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Zero Remittance Day’ | OFWs to protest Customs taxes, abuse on Aug. 28 « Bulatlat“To all migrante OFWs around the world, we are encouraging you to join this hug
‘Zero Remittance Day’ | OFWs to protest Customs taxes, abuse on Aug. 28 « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 3 days ago
“To all migrante OFWs around the world, we are encouraging you to join this huge political action.” MANILA – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are all set to suspend sending money to the Philippines for a “Zero Remittance Day” tomorrow, Aug. 28, in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Treasury launches P300-B local bond swapTreasury launches P300-B local bond swap The Bureau of the Treasury has launch
Treasury launches P300-B local bond swap
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Treasury launches P300-B local bond swap The Bureau of the Treasury has launched its P300-billion denominated debt exchange issue to lengthen the government’s debt maturity profile and generate savings. National Treasurer Roberto B. Tan said the... Read more
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Sun Star
Ledesma: Federalism? The buck stops with DuterteSO WE think we have seen much of what we expect could be delivered by the admin
Ledesma: Federalism? The buck stops with Duterte
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
SO WE think we have seen much of what we expect could be delivered by the administration of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for the City of Davao. Last week we celebrated in thanksgiving the abundance of fruit crops, stable peace and prosperity brought about... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Going on vacation next year? Here are 2016 holidaysMalacanang on Wednesday released Proclamation 1105 declaring the regular holida
Going on vacation next year? Here are 2016 holidays
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
Malacanang on Wednesday released Proclamation 1105 declaring the regular holidays and special non-working holidays for 2016. The proclamation was signed by President Aquino on August 20. Here are the following holidays for next year: Regular... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace urged: Prioritize bill on lower income taxesMANILA - Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares is urging Malacanang to certify as urg
Palace urged: Prioritize bill on lower income taxes
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA - Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares is urging Malacanang to certify as urgent a bill seeking to lower income taxes, as others in the Makabayan bloc say this may become an election issue in the 2016 elections. Colmenares stressed that taxpayers... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Marcos confident MILF won’t resort to war Senator Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos, Jr. during the hearing regarding Bangsam
Marcos confident MILF won’t resort to war
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Senator Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos, Jr. during the hearing regarding Bangsamoro Basic law held at Sen. Padilla Room in senate pasay city. (Photo by Ali Vicoy) Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr.... Read more
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Spot.ph
Four-day work week proposed to ease traffic problem(SPOT.ph) The heavy congestion around Metro Manila has led to the re-emergence
Four-day work week proposed to ease traffic problem
Spot.ph / Posted 4 days ago
(SPOT.ph) The heavy congestion around Metro Manila has led to the re-emergence of a proposal to implement a four-day work week for employees. In 2013, election lawyer Atty. Romulo Macalintal told GMA News that the four-day work week will alternate... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
What's De Lima, Tolentino doing in Cebu? Palace explainsMANILA - Malacanang said incumbent government officials are free to endorse can
What's De Lima, Tolentino doing in Cebu? Palace explains
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA - Malacanang said incumbent government officials are free to endorse candidates but they should not be remiss in their duties and responsibilities. "Hindi po dapat maabala, tungkulin pong paglingkuran ang mga boss, at meron mga batas din... Read more
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Gulf News
Why Aquino finds it tough to clean up notoriously corrupt Customs bureauX-rays and K-9s will be used to check suspicious cargo, which will be opened in
Why Aquino finds it tough to clean up notoriously corrupt Customs bureau
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
X-rays and K-9s will be used to check suspicious cargo, which will be opened in the presence of OWWA official or OFW representative Image Credit: Facebook screenshot Manila: A plan to pry open and tax the millions of "Balikyan" (homecoming) boxes... Read more
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Sun Star
Customs stops random physical check of balikbayan boxesTHE Bureau of Customs said Tuesday that there would be no more random physical
Customs stops random physical check of balikbayan boxes
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
THE Bureau of Customs said Tuesday that there would be no more random physical inspections of the balikbayan boxes of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina said that this was in compliance with President Benigno... Read more
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Minda News
House to clarify definition of gov’t ‘savings’DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 August) — A lawmaker on Monday said the House of Repre
House to clarify definition of gov’t ‘savings’
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 August) — A lawmaker on Monday said the House of Representatives will set the definition of “savings” to prevent the executive department from abusing its powers in declaring unused funds for government projects that have... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace allays fears on plunging Asian stocksMANILA – Malacanang on Tuesday allayed fears that the plunge in Asian stock mar
Palace allays fears on plunging Asian stocks
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA – Malacanang on Tuesday allayed fears that the plunge in Asian stock markets will directly affect the country. Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma said the country has a sound economic foundation that will not easily fold on economic... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace launches 2nd peace caravanMANILA - Malacanang said the government is launching its second Peace Caravan t
Palace launches 2nd peace caravan
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA - Malacanang said the government is launching its second Peace Caravan this week which is the result of a strengthened convergence of national agencies, Local Government Units (LGUs), and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in delivering basic... Read more
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Sun Star
Customs stops random physical check of 'balikabayan' boxesTHE Bureau of Customs said Tuesday that there would be no more random physical
Customs stops random physical check of 'balikabayan' boxes
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
THE Bureau of Customs said Tuesday that there would be no more random physical inspections of the balikabayan boxes of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina said that this was in compliance with President Benigno... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino administration burdening OFWs, says Nancy BinaySenator Nancy Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Senator Nancy Binay believes that the
Aquino administration burdening OFWs, says Nancy Binay
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Senator Nancy Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Senator Nancy Binay believes that the Bureau of Customs’ (BoC) plan to open all “balikbayan” boxes entering the country had the “imprimatur” of Malacañang. Amid strong protest, President Benigno Aquino III... Read more
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Sun Star
Zarate: Substitute BBL will not passTHE substitute Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will not pass, Bayan Muna Representat
Zarate: Substitute BBL will not pass
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
THE substitute Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will not pass, Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate said on Monday during the Kapehan sa Dabaw at The Annex of SM City Davao. Zarate said, "Sa pagbasa namo sa substitute bill among bloc dili ni siya... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace stormed with OFW complaints on 'balikbayan box' issueWith the holiday season just months away, a lot of overseas Filipino Workers (O
Palace stormed with OFW complaints on 'balikbayan box' issue
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
With the holiday season just months away, a lot of overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) are already preparing their 'balikbayan boxes' for their families back home. But they're not happy with the Bureau of Customs' random inspections, and handling of... Read more
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Minda News
Rufus says BBL passed by Sept. 15DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 August) – Only 15 session days are left to tackle th
Rufus says BBL passed by Sept. 15
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 23 August) – Only 15 session days are left to tackle the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) until the national budget deliberations go to the plenary on September 28 but despite problems of quorum in the last three weeks, the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Finding the greater evil while looking for the lesser oneAugust 23, 2015 10:53 pm In our decrepit political system, the honest and comp
Finding the greater evil while looking for the lesser one
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
August 23, 2015 10:53 pm In our decrepit political system, the honest and competent individual who wants to serve and deserves public support doesn’t always get it; the “most popular,” as the... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino tells El Shaddai: Let us be 'guides' in 2016President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor at the 76th birthday of E
Aquino tells El Shaddai: Let us be 'guides' in 2016
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor at the 76th birthday of El Shaddai leader Brother Mike Velarde on August 23. Accompanying the President are admins-standard bearer Mar Roxas and DND Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. (Photo by Joseph... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace backs US concern vs West PH Sea reclamationMANILA -- Malacanang on Saturday again expressed concern over China's land recl
Palace backs US concern vs West PH Sea reclamation
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA -- Malacanang on Saturday again expressed concern over China's land reclamation projects in the disputed Spratly islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). In a radio interview, deputy spokesperson Abigail Valte said the government... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace defends Customs for tighter rules on balikbayan boxesMALACANANG defended Saturday the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on the implementation
Palace defends Customs for tighter rules on balikbayan boxes
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
MALACANANG defended Saturday the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on the implementation of tighter rules on balikbayan boxes. In an interview over a state-run dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the BOC is not singling... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More jobs opening up in ClarkMANILA, Philippines - Employment in Clark, Pampanga is expected to continue boo
More jobs opening up in Clark
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Employment in Clark, Pampanga is expected to continue booming as firms map out expansion of their operations in the Freeport, the Clark Development Corp. (CDC) said. CDC president Arthur Tugade said three companies which are on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aquino not pursuing BBL to save RoxasAugust 21, 2015 10:48 pm PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd is “not willing” to purs
Aquino not pursuing BBL to save Roxas
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
August 21, 2015 10:48 pm PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd is “not willing” to pursue the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to prevent the collapse of the ruling coalition, which will lead to the defeat of Interior... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 killed, thousands flee ‘Ineng’August 21, 2015 10:59 pm by IZA IGLESIAS AND FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTERS Three
3 killed, thousands flee ‘Ineng’
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
August 21, 2015 10:59 pm by IZA IGLESIAS AND FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTERS Three people were killed while thousands were evacuated as powerful Typhoon Ineng (international name: Goni) approached the Philippines and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aquino not pursuing BBL to save Roxas –coalitionsAugust 21, 2015 5:23 pm PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd is “not willing” to pursu
Aquino not pursuing BBL to save Roxas –coalitions
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
August 21, 2015 5:23 pm PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd is “not willing” to pursue the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to prevent the collapse of the ruling coalition, which will lead to the defeat... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly EspinaIt was nice of Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares to drop by yesterday. He invited
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
It was nice of Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares to drop by yesterday. He invited me to watch a fund-raising concert for his senatorial bid at the Bacolod Pavilion last night but knowing my health precludes me from attending evening affairs, he took... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Comparing Dr. Jose Rizal and Ninoy AquinoDr. Jose Rizal and Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino In all of Philippine history, no two
Comparing Dr. Jose Rizal and Ninoy Aquino
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Dr. Jose Rizal and Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino In all of Philippine history, no two national heroes were as similar in how they lived and in how they died than Dr. Jose Rizal and Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., whose 32nd death anniversary we mark this... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Horribly performing government agenciesWe have heard of the top performing agencies like the Bangko Sentral, PEZA, Tou
Horribly performing government agencies
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
We have heard of the top performing agencies like the Bangko Sentral, PEZA, Tourism, Foreign Affairs and PAGASA. We have also heard that the Office of the Vice President is the least performing. All these are according to the big bosses of Philippine... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'No proof Marcos, Imelda, Danding had Ninoy killed'There is time for everything. If the last surviving member of the Agrava Commi
'No proof Marcos, Imelda, Danding had Ninoy killed'
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
There is time for everything. If the last surviving member of the Agrava Commission that investigated the August 21, 1983, murder of former Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., would have his way, it's about time the nation closed the book on the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace calls for intensified protection of endangered species following death of Pamana Malacanang underscored on Thursday the need for the government and the enviro
Palace calls for intensified protection of endangered species following death of Pamana
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Malacanang underscored on Thursday the need for the government and the environment advocates to intensify the protection of endangered species after Philippine... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace hails military for operations vs Abu SayyafMALACANANG lauded Thursday the military for their operations that led to the es
Palace hails military for operations vs Abu Sayyaf
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
MALACANANG lauded Thursday the military for their operations that led to the escape of two personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard from the hands of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). "We commend the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Task... Read more
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Rappler
Cani not mad at UAAP, but hopes residency row doesn't get personalSTAYING POSITIVE. Hubert Cani remains optimistic he will get to play this UAAP
Cani not mad at UAAP, but hopes residency row doesn't get personal
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
STAYING POSITIVE. Hubert Cani remains optimistic he will get to play this UAAP season. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The optimistic bubble surrounding Hubert Cani over the past few weeks burst quicker than a balloon when it... Read more
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The Manila Times
Noy pushed as Mar’s VPAugust 19, 2015 10:48 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AND LLANESCA T. P
Noy pushed as Mar’s VP
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
August 19, 2015 10:48 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AND LLANESCA T. PANTI, REPORTER ROLE REVERSAL Dasmariñas City Rep. Elpidio Barzaga wants President Aquino and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas to tandem in 2016 just... Read more
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