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Manila Bulletin
Dela Rosa names new PNP officials By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, July 1 (PNA)
Dela Rosa names new PNP officials
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 hours ago
By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, July 1 (PNA) – Newly-installed (Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Ronald Dela Rosa, on Friday ordered a reorganization of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MMDA deploys 500 enforcers to manage traffic during inaugurationMANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) -- The Metropolitan Manila Develop
MMDA deploys 500 enforcers to manage traffic during inauguration
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has deployed more than 500 traffic constables to help motorists who may be affected by security precautions for the inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte leaves Davao for inauguration as 16th President of the Philippines By Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, June 29 (PNA) — Da
Duterte leaves Davao for inauguration as 16th President of the Philippines
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
By Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, June 29 (PNA) — Davaoeños’ most revered leader, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, left Davao late afternoon Wednesday on board a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Next PNP chief to push for 'double barrel' strategyMANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — Chief Superintendent Ronald dela
Next PNP chief to push for 'double barrel' strategy
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — Chief Superintendent Ronald dela Rosa, the incoming chief of the Philippine National Police, will propose to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte a strategy he calls "double barrel," an all-out anti-illegal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NPC orders Comelec to explain 'Comeleak'MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) – The National Privacy Commission
NPC orders Comelec to explain 'Comeleak'
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) – The National Privacy Commission (NPC) ordered the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to comment on the complaint in connection with the hacking of its website and the leakage voters' personal... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Brexit’ no impact on PHL inbound tourism — DOT By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 28 — A tourism offi
‘Brexit’ no impact on PHL inbound tourism — DOT
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 28 — A tourism official on Tuesday said that the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European or ‘Brexit’ will have no impact on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solmirano, ex-Inquirer Southern Luzon Bureau chief, dies; 70in 2011. After his stint in the Inquirer, Solmirano, a native of Marinduque pr
Solmirano, ex-Inquirer Southern Luzon Bureau chief, dies; 70
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
in 2011. After his stint in the Inquirer, Solmirano, a native of Marinduque province, served as bureau chief of the Philippine News Agency in Bicol. He was the founding editor of the Bicolandia Times and served as president of the... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Pasay City cops responding to bogus bomb threat end up discovering bag full of shabuhad been left unattended onboard a Davao-bound Grande Courier Bus at the EVI Te
Pasay City cops responding to bogus bomb threat end up discovering bag full of shabu
Coconuts Manila / Posted 3 days ago
had been left unattended onboard a Davao-bound Grande Courier Bus at the EVI Terminal at EDSA in Malibay, Pasay," reports Philippine News Agency. Doria theorized that, perhaps, the person carrying the bag must have decided to leave on seeing the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Fuel prices to hike Tuesdayinternational markets, which was slightly mitigated by the impact of the United
Fuel prices to hike Tuesday
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
international markets, which was slightly mitigated by the impact of the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, a Philippine News Agency report said. It added that American oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, raised the prices of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte warns Abu Sayyaf: Kidnapping must stop, day of reckoning will come By Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, June 24 — Presiden
Duterte warns Abu Sayyaf: Kidnapping must stop, day of reckoning will come
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
By Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, June 24 — President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Friday warned the bandit Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) against continuing its... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Village chief ready to swear in Robredo as VPCALABANGA, Camarines Sur (Philippine News Agency) — Barangay chairman Ronaldo C
Village chief ready to swear in Robredo as VP
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
CALABANGA, Camarines Sur (Philippine News Agency) — Barangay chairman Ronaldo Coner, 51, of Punta Tarawal, Calabanga town in Camarines Sur province is "excited" and ready to swear in Vice President-elect Leni Robredo on June 30. Robredo's oath... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Flor surprised she’s going homethe girlfriend of beheaded Canadian citizen Robert Hall, is now at the custody
Flor surprised she’s going home
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
the girlfriend of beheaded Canadian citizen Robert Hall, is now at the custody of Joint Task Force Sulu as of noon, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported. Flor became emotional when asked about the beheading of her boyfriend, Robert... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Honrado claims NAIA Terminals 1 and 3 can withstand 7.6-magnitude quakeare in charge of evacuating people inside the terminals to safer holding areas;
Honrado claims NAIA Terminals 1 and 3 can withstand 7.6-magnitude quake
Coconuts Manila / Posted 8 days ago
are in charge of evacuating people inside the terminals to safer holding areas; assisting in medical cases; providing crowd control measures; and ensuring operational efficiency of facilities and equipment. Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NAIA can withstand 7.6-magnitude earthquake – MIAA chief By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 22 – Following the
NAIA can withstand 7.6-magnitude earthquake – MIAA chief
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 22 – Following the successful metro-wide quake drill on Wednesday, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Jose... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte’s inauguration guest list jumped to 627 By Lilian C. Mellejor and Funny Pearl A. Gajunera, Philippine News Agency DA
Duterte’s inauguration guest list jumped to 627
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
By Lilian C. Mellejor and Funny Pearl A. Gajunera, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, June 22 — From a target of 500 guests for the inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, the number jumped... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Purisima is richest Cabinet member in 2015 By Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 22 – Finance Secreta
Purisima is richest Cabinet member in 2015
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
By Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 22 – Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima has emerged as the richest while Education Secretary Armin Luistro remains the poorest among Cabinet members of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peso weakens vs dollar ahead of Brexit referendumMANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The Philippine peso weakened aga
Peso weakens vs dollar ahead of Brexit referendum
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The Philippine peso weakened against the US dollar on Wednesday as investors took to safe haven ahead of the Britain's referendum on whether to remain or leave the European Union. The local unit shed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Law to modernize NBI awaiting Aquino's signatureMANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The proposed National Bureau of
Law to modernize NBI awaiting Aquino's signature
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The proposed National Bureau of Investigation Modernization Act reached the Office of the President on Thursday, awaiting President Benigno Aquino III's signature before his term ends on June 30. House... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
MMDA, Ateneo to launch shuttle service to lessen Katipunan Avenue trafficat the [school] gates. We will have a hard time managing traffic." The volume
MMDA, Ateneo to launch shuttle service to lessen Katipunan Avenue traffic
Coconuts Manila / Posted 11 days ago
at the [school] gates. We will have a hard time managing traffic." The volume of vehicles along Katipunan Avenue goes up by 20% on a school day, particularly from 5:30am to 8am and again from 3pm to 7pm. with a report from Philippine New... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Baldoz wants illegal recruiters penalized by death By Ferdinand G. Patinio, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 19 — Outgoing D
Baldoz wants illegal recruiters penalized by death
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
By Ferdinand G. Patinio, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 19 — Outgoing Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz urged President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to consider... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DILG implements dismissal order of Negros Oriental gov; vice governor takes oath By Juancho Gallarde, Philippine News Agency DUMAGUETE CITY -– Re-elected vic
DILG implements dismissal order of Negros Oriental gov; vice governor takes oath
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
By Juancho Gallarde, Philippine News Agency DUMAGUETE CITY -– Re-elected vice governor Edward Mark Macias has assumed as governor of the province of Negros Oriental by... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DILG prepares for the 2nd Metro Manila Shake Drill on June 22 By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 17 — Co
DILG prepares for the 2nd Metro Manila Shake Drill on June 22
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 17 — Cognizant of the need for disaster preparedness, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PNP neutralizes 17,680 drug suspects in first 6 months of 2016 By Priam F. Nepomuceno and Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agen
PNP neutralizes 17,680 drug suspects in first 6 months of 2016
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
By Priam F. Nepomuceno and Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 17 — Using the so-called “Whole-of-Government Approach” in its anti-illegal drugs... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US Pacific Partnership to conduct Legazpi health missionLEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The United States Navy Pac
US Pacific Partnership to conduct Legazpi health mission
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The United States Navy Pacific Partnership team is expected to arrive in this city on June 27 to provide medical services to the people of Legazpi and neighboring towns, the city's health chief... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Napoles arraigned for tax evasion at CTA By Perfecto T. Raymundo,Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 15 –Detained bus
Napoles arraigned for tax evasion at CTA
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
By Perfecto T. Raymundo,Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 15 –Detained businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles, the suspected pork barrel scam brains, did not enter a plea during her arraignment for tax evasion... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Incoming DOF spokesperson cites rise in net foreign buying in PSE By Joann Santiago, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 15 — Incoming Departm
Incoming DOF spokesperson cites rise in net foreign buying in PSE
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
By Joann Santiago, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 15 — Incoming Department of Finance (DOF) Spokesperson Paola Alvarez has noted a rise in net foreign buying in the Philippine... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Outgoing DOJ chief reverses ruling on qualified theft case vs. businessman By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 15 — Outgoing D
Outgoing DOJ chief reverses ruling on qualified theft case vs. businessman
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 15 — Outgoing Department of Justice (DOJ) acting secretary Emmanuel L. Caparas has reversed two earlier... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Incoming PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa eyes lifestyle check on copsinnocent,” he said adding that he will speak to the officers involved once he a
Incoming PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa eyes lifestyle check on cops
Coconuts Manila / Posted 16 days ago
innocent,” he said adding that he will speak to the officers involved once he assumes the position as the new PNP chief. Philippine News Agency (PNA) Dela Rosa, however, admitted that he was not surprised when he saw the names of the generals in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte names 3 more Cabinet men By Yas D. Ocampo and Philippine News Agency Koronadal City – Another native
Duterte names 3 more Cabinet men
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
By Yas D. Ocampo and Philippine News Agency Koronadal City – Another native of North Cotabato has been named in the Cabinet of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte, one of the president’s spokespersons reported Monday... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Official weather forecasting guidebook launched By Catherine J. Teves, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 13 — Government u
Official weather forecasting guidebook launched
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
By Catherine J. Teves, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 13 — Government unveiled Monday (June 13) in Metro Manila the official guidebook containing weather forecasting terms’ translation into... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Implementation of Tañon Strait management plan urged as oil spill detected in part of protected seascapeof Tañon Strait management plan urged as oil spill detected in part of protecte
Implementation of Tañon Strait management plan urged as oil spill detected in part of protected seascape
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
of Tañon Strait management plan urged as oil spill detected in part of protected seascape By Cielito M. Reganit, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 13 — An international ocean conservation group urged on Monday for the urgent... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Diarrhea outbreak kills 33 in Samar, nearly 3,000 persons fall ill By Roel T. Amazona, Philippine News Agency TACLOBAN CITY, June 10 – The diar
Diarrhea outbreak kills 33 in Samar, nearly 3,000 persons fall ill
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
By Roel T. Amazona, Philippine News Agency TACLOBAN CITY, June 10 – The diarrhea outbreak in different parts of Samar province have already claimed 33 lives as of Friday, raising... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bulusan volcano erupts anew, emits 2-km-high ash column By Jorge Hallare, Philippine News Agency LEGAZPI CITY, June 10 — Mt. Bulusan
Bulusan volcano erupts anew, emits 2-km-high ash column
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
By Jorge Hallare, Philippine News Agency LEGAZPI CITY, June 10 — Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon erupted again at 11:35 a.m. Friday, spewing a two-kilometer column of ash and other pyroclastic... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DOT’s ‘More Fun’ campaign is bronze recipient in Asia-Pacific ad awards By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 7 — The Department
DOT’s ‘More Fun’ campaign is bronze recipient in Asia-Pacific ad awards
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 7 — The Department of Tourism’s (DOT) “More Fun in the Philippines” campaign received a bronze award during the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
No guns in NAIA without permits, MIAA says By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 8 — After recently
No guns in NAIA without permits, MIAA says
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
By Azer N. Parrocha, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 8 — After recently intercepting an American passenger carrying a gun, airport authorities on Wednesday reminded passengers anew to seek clearances... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Coloma on NIB's 'excessive' phone, internet bills: It needs efficient connectionng wasto at napapanahong impormayson sa publiko at sa kaulukang mga opisyal ng
Coloma on NIB's 'excessive' phone, internet bills: It needs efficient connection
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
ng wasto at napapanahong impormayson sa publiko at sa kaulukang mga opisyal ng pamahalaan,” Coloma said in a report by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) to defend the NIB. NIB is mandated to provide “efficient, effective, productive, and economical... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Taiwanese faces raps for killing transgender partner in PasayMANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The Pasay City police on Monday
Taiwanese faces raps for killing transgender partner in Pasay
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The Pasay City police on Monday has filed criminal charges against the Taiwanese suspect in the killing of his Filipino transgender woman partner, whose body was found stuffed in a luggage bag in Bacoor,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
CARAT Philippines with US Navy formally kicks offMANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — Units from the Philippine Navy a
CARAT Philippines with US Navy formally kicks off
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — Units from the Philippine Navy and the US Navy formally started on Monday the annual bilateral Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). CARAT Philippines 2016 aims to conduct combined naval... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalimplementation of the Senior High School, the next chief of the Department of E
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
implementation of the Senior High School, the next chief of the Department of Education said yesterday in a report from the Philippine News Agency. Incoming Education Secretary Leonor Briones said the opening of the school year on June 13 is still... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PHL’s oldest lawmaker bids goodbye to half century of public service By Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 6 – Senate minority
PHL’s oldest lawmaker bids goodbye to half century of public service
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
By Jelly F. Musico, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 6 – Senate minority leader Juan Ponce Enrile, the country’s oldest lawmaker, on Monday took the podium, not to debate, but... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Oil firms to adjust gasoline, diesel prices on Tuesday By Juzel L. Danganan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 6 — Oil firms will
Oil firms to adjust gasoline, diesel prices on Tuesday
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
By Juzel L. Danganan, Philippine News Agency MANILA, June 6 — Oil firms will implement adjustments in pump prices of their petroleum products effective Tuesday. In separate advisories, Petron... Read more
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The Manila Times
ARMM backs proposed ‘federal government’so the movement would bring lasting peace and development in the provinces unde
ARMM backs proposed ‘federal government’
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
so the movement would bring lasting peace and development in the provinces under ARMM, Mitmug said in an interview with the Philippine News Agency. Mitmug said the leaders of the various sectors in the Muslim-dominated region must first mutually... Read more
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Minda News
Andanar: nat’l communications policy will bring President’s message down to barangaysnow be overlooking operations of PTV 4, the Philippine Broadcasting Service, Ra
Andanar: nat’l communications policy will bring President’s message down to barangays
Minda News / Posted 26 days ago
now be overlooking operations of PTV 4, the Philippine Broadcasting Service, Radyo ng Bayan, Philippine Information Agency, Philippine News Agency and the National Printing Office. He was among five new members of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s... Read more
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Rappler
New PCOO chief to propose nat'l comms strategy for mediahe will supervise are PTV 4, Philippine Broadcasting Service, Radyo ng Bayan, t
New PCOO chief to propose nat'l comms strategy for media
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
he will supervise are PTV 4, Philippine Broadcasting Service, Radyo ng Bayan, the Philippine Information Agency, the Philippine News Agency and the National Printing Office. Andanar, a news anchor and radio commentator from TV5, will replace... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dagupan to enforce curfew for minorsDAGUPAN CITY, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The city of Dagupan is ben
Dagupan to enforce curfew for minors
Pilipino Star / Posted 28 days ago
DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The city of Dagupan is bent on enforcing its long-standing ordinance imposing curfew for minors from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day, heeding the call of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte who... Read more
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Pilipino Star
European Union open to explore possibilities under Duterte presidencyBILIRAN Island, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The European Union vowed
European Union open to explore possibilities under Duterte presidency
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
BILIRAN Island, Philippines (Philippine News Agency) — The European Union vowed to continue existing projects even with the change of administration in the country, but said its lines are open to "explore new possibilities." EU Ambassador to the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Joint Congress officially proclaims Duterte as President-elect and Robredo as Vice president-elect By Sammy F. Martin, Philippine News Agency MANILA, May 30 — At exactly 4:10
Joint Congress officially proclaims Duterte as President-elect and Robredo as Vice president-elect
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
By Sammy F. Martin, Philippine News Agency MANILA, May 30 — At exactly 4:10 p.m. Monday, the Joint Congress formally proclaimed Davao City Mayor... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Prophet of Boom’ bullish on the country’s economic growth in Duterte administration By Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, May 29 – The busin
‘Prophet of Boom’ bullish on the country’s economic growth in Duterte administration
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
By Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency DAVAO CITY, May 29 – The business community’s known “Prophet of Boom” is bullish on the unprecedented rise of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Goldberg leads turnover of new classrooms in Leyte By Roel T. Amazona, Philippine News Agency PALO, Leyte, May 28 – United Stat
Goldberg leads turnover of new classrooms in Leyte
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
By Roel T. Amazona, Philippine News Agency PALO, Leyte, May 28 – United States Ambassador to the Philippines Phillip Goldberg lead on Friday the turnover ceremony of a two-storey 10-classroom... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
2 Indian Navy ships to visit PHL this May 30 to June 2 By Priam F. Nepomuceno, Philippine News Agency MANILA, May 28 — Two Indian N
2 Indian Navy ships to visit PHL this May 30 to June 2
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
By Priam F. Nepomuceno, Philippine News Agency MANILA, May 28 — Two Indian Navy ships, the INS Sahyadri (F-49) and INS Shakti (A-57), will stage a four-day port visit in Subic Bay, Zambales... Read more
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