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Pilipino Star
Palace says terrorists still in Marawi 'non-significant'City freed from terrorists? Malacañang does not think so. At a press conferenc
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
City freed from terrorists? Malacañang does not think so. At a press conference on Thursday, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella sought to defend Duterte’s announcement, arguing that the police force is enough to deal with the remaining... Read more
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Sun Star
SWS: Duterte admin's net satisfaction remains 'very good'ratings were posted in Class ABC (+60 from June's +55) and Class D (+60 from Ju
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
ratings were posted in Class ABC (+60 from June's +55) and Class D (+60 from June's +64). Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the government was grateful for public's continued recognition of the "hard work" of the Duterte... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abella on Badoy’s reported appointment in PCOO: Why not?Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC “Why not?
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC “Why not?” That was how Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella responded Thursday when asked about the reported appointment of Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Lorraine Marie... Read more
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Sun Star
SWS: Duterte's net satisfaction remains 'very good'ratings were posted in Class ABC (+60 from June's +55) and Class D (+60 from Ju
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
ratings were posted in Class ABC (+60 from June's +55) and Class D (+60 from June's +64). Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the government was grateful for public's continued recognition of the "hard work" of the Duterte... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace welcomes CHR's probe of military operations in Marawiof human rights abuses against government troops deployed in the war-torn Maraw
Sun Star / Posted 5 hours ago
of human rights abuses against government troops deployed in the war-torn Marawi City. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the Armed Forces of the Philippines would cooperate with the human rights body to prove that it respects... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte admin satisfaction rating dips but still 'very good,' SWS saysSeptember 2011 +56; Arroyo, March 2002 +12; Estrada, October 1999 +2; Ramos, Se
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 hours ago
September 2011 +56; Arroyo, March 2002 +12; Estrada, October 1999 +2; Ramos, September 1993+14)," presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said, conspicuously ignoring that the current satisfaction rating was lower than the score it got in June... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace hopes Trillanes giving 'correct information' to US officialsamid the administration’s widely criticized drug war. Commenting on Trillanes’
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
amid the administration’s widely criticized drug war. Commenting on Trillanes’ travel, Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that while the Palace is not privy to the senator’s trip, it hopes that Trillanes is relaying truthful... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace welcomes CHR probe of military operations in Marawithe alleged human rights violation during military operations in Marawi City.
The Manila Times / Posted 7 hours ago
the alleged human rights violation during military operations in Marawi City. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said the government would not allow any member of the police and military to perpetrate violations of human... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace hopes Trillanes' US trip won't adversely affect PHL-US relations(US) would not "adversely affect" the bilateral relations between the Philippin
Sun Star / Posted 7 hours ago
(US) would not "adversely affect" the bilateral relations between the Philippines and the US. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the remark after Trillanes reportedly went to the US for an "official business." On October 18, Senator... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Manila 6th best mega city for womenviolence, 10 in healthcare access, 13 in cultural practices and 17 in economic
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 hours ago
violence, 10 in healthcare access, 13 in cultural practices and 17 in economic opportunities. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the poll results reflected the Duterte administration’s commitment to promote the welfare of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Palace open to dialog on jeep upgradethe new program. “When public good is at stake, the Duterte administration wil
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 hours ago
the new program. “When public good is at stake, the Duterte administration will not compromise,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. “The President’s fervid support of modernization goes back to the attempts of previous... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lawmaker hits P27-B govt grant to car firmsjeepneys worth P1.6 million each should just endure hunger, among other things.
The Manila Times / Posted 22 hours ago
jeepneys worth P1.6 million each should just endure hunger, among other things. Also in a statement, Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella noted that the President’s comment was merely an underscoring of the national leadership’s strong political... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Not compromising public good, Palace explains, a day after Duterte taunts Pistonprogram but would not agree to a compromise if public good is at stake, Malacañ
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
program but would not agree to a compromise if public good is at stake, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the program, which critics claimed would burden transport workers and passengers, reflects the... Read more
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The Manila Times
PUV modernization gets “boost” with Duterte support, says transport deptguided by the public good and give the Filipino people the service they deserve
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
guided by the public good and give the Filipino people the service they deserve,” the DOTr said. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that Duterte’s speech only underscored his administration’s strong political will to initiate reforms to... Read more
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Gulf News
Philippines: Influential Catholic Archbishop, Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, 86, passes awayPresident Corazon Aquino in 1986.Manila observes separation of church and state
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
President Corazon Aquino in 1986.Manila observes separation of church and state.Praising Vidal, Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement, “President Rodrigo Duterte and Cardinal Vidal had a friendly, cordial relationship. The... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government open to ‘healthy’ dialogue with transport groupswith transport groups regarding the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Moderni
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
with transport groups regarding the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization program. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the government is willing to conduct responsible engagements with the groups who wish to learn and... Read more
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The Manila Times
No apologies from Palace over President’s threat to jeepney drivers will not compromise. This is the message of the President’s speech yesterday (T
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
will not compromise. This is the message of the President’s speech yesterday (Tuesday),” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement on Wednesday. Abella said the President was merely underscoring strong political will and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t ‘open to healthy discussion’ with transport groups, but…Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC Malacañan
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC Malacañang said the government was open to a “healthy discussion” with transport groups but added that the Duterte administration won’t compromise if the public welfare was at... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace open to dialogue with transport groupsoverhaul of the country's transport system, Malacañang said on Wednesday. In a
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
overhaul of the country's transport system, Malacañang said on Wednesday. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the public should understand that the public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program would be... Read more
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Sun Star
SWS: Filipinos remain satisfied with Duterte CabinetManila, to "moderate" +28 in September from "good" +36 in June. Reacting to su
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
Manila, to "moderate" +28 in September from "good" +36 in June. Reacting to survey results, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Malacañang welcomed the third consecutive "good" assessment of the Filipino people to Duterte's Cabinet... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace condoles with Catholic faithful on passing of Cardinal Vidalwith the Cebu faithful on the demise of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardin
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
with the Cebu faithful on the demise of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal this morning,” Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement on Wednesday. Abella said that President Rodrigo Duterte and Cardinal Vidal “had a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palace condoles with Cebu on Cardinal Vidal's deathVidal. "President Rodrigo Duterte and Cardinal Vidal had a friendly, cordial r
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Vidal. "President Rodrigo Duterte and Cardinal Vidal had a friendly, cordial relationship," Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. Abella noted that Vidal paid a courtesy call to Malacañang shortly after Duterte assumed... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace condoles with Catholic faithful on death of Cardinal Vidalthe Cebu faithful on the demise of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vi
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
the Cebu faithful on the demise of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal this morning," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. "We are thankful for the kind bishop's pastoral role of the Catholic faithful," he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SWS survey: Duterte’s official family, gov’t institutions get ‘good’ ratingsthe third consecutive ‘good’ assessment given by our people to the President’s
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the third consecutive ‘good’ assessment given by our people to the President’s official family,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. “We assure our people that the members of the PRRD’s Cabinet continue to work hard to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace enjoins Catholic faithful in mourning Vidal passingthe Cebu faithful on the demise of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vi
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
the Cebu faithful on the demise of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal this morning,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement on Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT Vidal, the country’s most senior cardinal, died at 7:28 on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No destabilization threat to Duterte administration, says AFPinformation not available to others, with regard to his statements on destabili
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
information not available to others, with regard to his statements on destabilization attempts, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said on Tuesday. “As he speaks, he stands on his own personally considered evidence,” Abella... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody: Marawi liberatedSecretary Martin Andanar, who was also in Marawi, said the President visited th
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Secretary Martin Andanar, who was also in Marawi, said the President visited the rescued hostages. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella lauded the AFP’s victory in Marawi. “With the terrorist leaders gone, we call on other Maute fighters to... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Marawi rehab gets China boost[Rodrigo] Duterte marks the beginning of the recovery, reconstruction and rehab
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
[Rodrigo] Duterte marks the beginning of the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi,” Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement. CHINESE DONATION. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar says the 47 sets of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
I won’t prolong hold on power, Rody vowswill be widely supported because he had raised the idea during the May 2016 ele
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
will be widely supported because he had raised the idea during the May 2016 election period. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella likewise shared Panelo’s view, saying this simply supports Duterte’s vow to protect and defend the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Marawi liberated—DutertePadilla said. He added that there were still about 60 to 80 buildings that nee
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Padilla said. He added that there were still about 60 to 80 buildings that needed to be cleared. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella urged the remaining terrorists holed up in Marawi City to lay down their arms to “restore peace and rebuild... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Not happy with being president, Duterte says he won't perpetuate self in powerand that he was simply "saying that if this happens, if it leads to anarchy, th
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
and that he was simply "saying that if this happens, if it leads to anarchy, this is what the alternative could happen." Ernesto Abella, a spokesperson for the president's office, said Duterte was within his rights and jurisdiction to protect the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte says transport strike group 'committing a rebellion'has denied that the protests were part of supposed moves to topple Duterte. On
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
has denied that the protests were part of supposed moves to topple Duterte. On Tuesday morning, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the Palace has “no formal proof” that PISTON is linked to destabilization attempts against Duterte. For... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP and Maute agree: PH terror laws are laxPresidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella with AFP sokesperson Restituto Padilla
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella with AFP sokesperson Restituto Padilla during regular Mindanao Hour held at Malacañan’s Executive Building, Oct 17,2017. The military on Tuesday agreed with the claim of a New York terror suspect and doctor... Read more
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Sun Star
Gov't work, classes resume October 18will resume on Wednesday, October 18, a Palace official said on Tuesday. In a
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
will resume on Wednesday, October 18, a Palace official said on Tuesday. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announced the resumption of classes and office work, following the two-day suspension because of nationwide... Read more
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Sun Star
Marawi liberation to pave way for rehab effortsefforts to restore normalcy in the besieged southern city, Malacañang said on T
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
efforts to restore normalcy in the besieged southern city, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the administration would proceed with its plan to rehabilitate the ruined city, where homes of thousands... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace denies report it suspended classes, gov’t work for WednesdayPresidential spokesman Ernesto Abella INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC There will be
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC There will be classes at all levels for both public and private schools as well as government work nationwide on Wednesday, Malacañang said on Tuesday. “Government work and classes... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte seriously considering plan to set up revolutionary gov'tplots against him and his administration cause mayhem, his spokesperson said on
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
plots against him and his administration cause mayhem, his spokesperson said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Duterte's pronouncement was "not a threat," saying it might materialize as it was the President's... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drivers, operators defying PUJ phaseout will face arrest – Duterte(Kilusang) Mayo Uno and Bayan are riding on you,” Duterte added. In an earlier
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
(Kilusang) Mayo Uno and Bayan are riding on you,” Duterte added. In an earlier statement, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Piston was the lone group that did not support the program. “The government, through the LTFRB will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
After liberation, rehab next for Marawi—Palaceof PRRD marks the beginning of the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
of PRRD marks the beginning of the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. Abella, however, said it is not yet advisable for residents to return to the besieged... Read more
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The Manila Times
Return to road of peace, Palace tells remaining terrorists in Marawigone, we call on all fighters to cease further resistance and violence and retu
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
gone, we call on all fighters to cease further resistance and violence and return to the road of peace,” Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Tuesday. “This is also the call of our Muslim leaders, our imams, ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Damage assessment ongoing in Marawi Citydevastation and just how enormous the task of rehabilitating the conflict-torn
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
devastation and just how enormous the task of rehabilitating the conflict-torn city will be. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said, the military has to finish the clearing operations before it can be declared that fighting has ended... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte 'acting like a parent' in suspending classesschool classes on Tuesday out of parental instinct. During the press conferenc
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
school classes on Tuesday out of parental instinct. During the press conference in Malacanang, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella explained, "he is acting as a parent. He is thinking about the greater good, which is the safety of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lacson: Filipinos might be resigned to EJKs as part of drug warEJKs can solve the drug problem, then we must rethink our position,” Lacson sai
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
EJKs can solve the drug problem, then we must rethink our position,” Lacson said. On Monday, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the Pulse Asia results show that Filipinos appreciate the current administration’s efforts to reduce the... Read more
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Sun Star
The Ike Pono weekendohanas is GawadKalinga founder Tony Meloto who joined Ike Pono in Boston. Anoth
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
ohanas is GawadKalinga founder Tony Meloto who joined Ike Pono in Boston. Another ohana is Presidential Spokesman Sec. Ernesto Abella who was my batchmate when I joined Ike Pono in 2014. Binibining Pilipinas International 2016 Kylie Versoza is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pulse Asia: Nearly 9 of 10 Filipinos back war on drugssurvey results showing that 88 percent of Filipinos supported the war on drugs.
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
survey results showing that 88 percent of Filipinos supported the war on drugs. In a statement, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the results showed that the public appreciated administration efforts to crack down on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t bent on implementing PUV modernization programPresidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella FILE PHOTO / MALACANANG Malacañang on
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella FILE PHOTO / MALACANANG Malacañang on Monday said that it would proceed with the government’s plan to modernize public utility vehicles (PUVs) despite the nationwide transport strike against the project. In... Read more
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The Manila Times
More Pinoys back drug war, but fear EJKs – Pulseshowing that more than 8 out of 10 Filipinos support the government’s campaign
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
showing that more than 8 out of 10 Filipinos support the government’s campaign against illegal drugs,” Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement. “This goes to show that our people appreciate the Administration’s efforts to reduce the... Read more
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Sun Star
End in sight in Marawi?Marawi City, security officials said. Their bodies were recovered by the troop
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Marawi City, security officials said. Their bodies were recovered by the troops yesterday, said Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella. “We confirm that government forces killed Omar Maute and Isnilon Hapilon early morning today, Monday, the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pulse: 88% back drug war; 73% say EJKs happenits collaboration with non-government groups to ensure the success of the anti-
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
its collaboration with non-government groups to ensure the success of the anti-drug campaign. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the campaign’s focus is expected to shift to arresting drug personalities and rehabilitating... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Jeepney modernization long overduethe strong opposition of groups behind yesterday’s transport strike, Malacañang
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
the strong opposition of groups behind yesterday’s transport strike, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the program, which would involve the phase-out of old public utility vehicles (PUV), is “long... Read more
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