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Inquirier.net
Duterte to meet families of Maguindanao massacre victimsPresident Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet this Thursday the families of the vict
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 minutes ago
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet this Thursday the families of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre, Malacañang said. “The families of the victims will meet with President Duterte today (Thursday),” Presidential Spokesperon Harry Roque... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippines: 8 years on, no justice for victims of Maguindanao massacreexpressed hopes justice would be served to the victims before he bows out of of
Asian Correspondent / Posted 56 minutes ago
expressed hopes justice would be served to the victims before he bows out of office in 2019, or under the term of President Rodrigo Duterte ending in 2022. The victims failed to receive justice under the terms of former presidents Gloria Macapagal... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte says police have to return to drug warNUEVA ECIJA -- President Rodrigo Duterte is definitely going to delegate back t
Sun Star / Posted 57 minutes ago
NUEVA ECIJA -- President Rodrigo Duterte is definitely going to delegate back to the Philippine National Police (PNP) a major role in the deadly anti-narcotics crackdown. Speaking before the troops of Army's Special Operations Command Wednesday,... Read more
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BBC News
'Rule of law' for Philippine drug warhad been killed in 1,341 operations. Thousands have died in the anti-drug camp
BBC News / Posted an hour ago
had been killed in 1,341 operations. Thousands have died in the anti-drug campaign since it was launched by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016. Rights groups say Mr Duterte has sanctioned extra-judicial killings by vigilantes and by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Morales to VACC: Impeach me? OKon Wednesday shrugged off threats made by Volunteers Against Crime and Corrupti
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
on Wednesday shrugged off threats made by Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC), a staunch ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, to file an impeachment complaint against her next week. “OK. So?” she said. Morales spoke to reporters... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Local peace talks with communists pushed in Davao Citynot affect the local peace talks with the New People’s Army (NPA) that she had
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
not affect the local peace talks with the New People’s Army (NPA) that she had been pushing for. The daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte has created the Davao City Peace Committee (DC Peace) to strike a peace deal with the NPA operating in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte cancels peace talks with communistsThe government has canceled all planned meetings with the Communist Party of th
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
The government has canceled all planned meetings with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the termination of peace talks with the communist insurgents, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus... Read more
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Inquirier.net
President shrugs off UN human rights agency reprimandPresident Rodrigo Dutert—JOAN BONDOC “Why are you pissing me off?” President
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
President Rodrigo Dutert—JOAN BONDOC “Why are you pissing me off?” President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday shrugged off the United Nations human rights office’s condemnation of his threat to slap UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard if she insisted... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte mulls over WPH Sea oil hunt revivalPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he might lift the moratorium on oil ex
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he might lift the moratorium on oil exploration at the West Philippine Sea following his meeting with Chinese Premier Li Kequiang who recently visited the country. “It’s one of the possibilities that will... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Peace talks, Yule truce with Reds, allies junkedPresident Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered the arrest of all the legal fron
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered the arrest of all the legal fronts of the communist New People’s Army for allegedly conspiring against the government. Also, Duterte said there will be no Christmas truce with the communist rebels, as... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Cops regain lead role in drug warPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he would return the conduct of bloody
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he would return the conduct of bloody anti-drug operations to the Philippine National Police ― without doing any major reforms to the institution he once called “corrupt to the core.” “Whether I like it or... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Marawi to rise again—Palaceto deter potential recruitment by terrorist elements of young adults to join th
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
to deter potential recruitment by terrorist elements of young adults to join them. HONOR FOR MARAWI HEROES. President Rodrigo Duterte examines photos in the exhibit during the tribute program called ‘Ang Huling Tikas Pahinga: Isang Pagpupugay... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Callamard ‘unfit’ for probe job —Palaceexecutions Agnes Callamard is unfit to investigate the bloody war on drugs that
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
executions Agnes Callamard is unfit to investigate the bloody war on drugs that saw thousands dead since President Rodrigo Duterte took office last year, Malacañang insisted Wednesday. Responding to the strongly-worded tirade of the United... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Mar, Kiko: MRT raps cover-up for Rody’s woesarms cut off or the coaches decoupled,” he said. Also on Wednesday, BURI said
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
arms cut off or the coaches decoupled,” he said. Also on Wednesday, BURI said it would seek an audience with President Rodrigo Duterte to explain why the train system has been hounded by systems glitches. Maricris Pahate, external legal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Is Andanar bribing or helping media?move as an attempt to “bribe” journalists in hopes of gaining favorable coverag
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
move as an attempt to “bribe” journalists in hopes of gaining favorable coverage of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. He is seen as exploiting the generally sad economic plight of private media workers. The communications... Read more
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Sun Star
Biz sector urged to stop paying revolutionary taxesFOLLOWING the warning of President Rodrigo Duterte against mining companies tha
Sun Star / Posted 9 hours ago
FOLLOWING the warning of President Rodrigo Duterte against mining companies that they will face closure once they pay “revolutionary taxes” to the rebels, local security officers have called on business sectors in Davao Region to refrain from giving... Read more
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Gulf News
Duterte cancels all talks with insurgentsMining firms told to stop giving in to rebel extortion By Gilbert P. FelongcoC
Gulf News / Posted 10 hours ago
Mining firms told to stop giving in to rebel extortion By Gilbert P. FelongcoCorrespondent Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday announced that there will be no more negotiations with communist insurgents as he said that earlier... Read more
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Sun Star
Centcom to probe if mining firms are paying NPA taxspokesperson, said there are mining firms that stay mum on the rebels’ extortio
Sun Star / Posted 10 hours ago
spokesperson, said there are mining firms that stay mum on the rebels’ extortion, for fear of future attacks. President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to close mining firms that give revolutionary taxes. Medel said that rebels are showing their... Read more
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Sun Star
Suspicions on garbage disposalevidence. The only information propping it up was the one made by a certain Fel
Sun Star / Posted 10 hours ago
evidence. The only information propping it up was the one made by a certain Felix Lopez Jr., who supposedly wrote President Rodrigo Duterte and alleged that the mayor and his lieutenant, former councilor Augustus Pe Jr., together with several other... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte distances self from Sereno impeach rapMANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has distanced himself from the
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has distanced himself from the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, saying he never spoke to anyone about efforts to unseat her. “She (Sereno) can ask anybody. I guarantee... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte to order arrest of communists, legal frontsFORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija: President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday that he w
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija: President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday that he would order the arrest, not only of communist rebels, but of all “legal fronts” aiding the Left. Speaking before government troops here, Duterte said the leftist groups... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte eyes PNP’s return to drug warFORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija: President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that h
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija: President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that he was considering the possible return of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the driver’s seat of the government’s war against illegal drugs. “As of now, just to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte says he will return drug war lead role to PNPMANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is bent on bringing back the po
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is bent on bringing back the police to his brutal war on drugs as he reiterated the need to dismantle the narcotics apparatus in the country. Duterte said the Philippine National Police has to be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOJ drops drug raps vs Faeldonmetamphetamine or 'shabu,' through the greenlane (sic) of Bureau of Customs."
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 hours ago
metamphetamine or 'shabu,' through the greenlane (sic) of Bureau of Customs." The announcement comes days after President Rodrigo Duterte said that he will leave the investigation of allegations that his son Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and son-in-law... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte: We will arrest communist rebels, including ‘legal fronts’President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO FORT MAGSAYSA
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would order the arrest not only of the communist rebels but “all legal fronts” aiding the Left. “We will... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte says no truce with CPP-NPA in DecemberMANILA, Philippines — There would be no truce with communists next month, Presi
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — There would be no truce with communists next month, President Rodrigo Duterte said, as he stressed that the rebels are no longer worth talking to because of their atrocities against civilians. “Wala na (No more). It’s an off... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Roque appointed as presidential adviser on human rightsMANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has been appointed
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has been appointed as an adviser for President Rodrigo Duterte on matters related to human rights. Roque made the announcement in a press statement on Wednesday in response to the United... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Real reforms, not ‘sweet’ tax, is the healthier optionof the SSB tax is a way to sugarcoat what in reality is a revenue generating me
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 hours ago
of the SSB tax is a way to sugarcoat what in reality is a revenue generating measure. The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte had instructed Congress to prioritize the passage of its banner tax reform program, called TRAIN, in time for... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte says he will return leadership of drug war to PNPPresident Rodrigo Roa Duterte PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija —
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he will eventually return to the Philippine National Police (PNP) the conduct of drug operations in the country. Duterte had... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Morales mum but ready on impending impeachment raplikewise refused to comment on the status of her office's investigation on the
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
likewise refused to comment on the status of her office's investigation on the alleged unexplained wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte and his family. “I have inhibited myself there and I wouldn't know its status,” she said. It can be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Unable to defend Sereno at House, lawyers want case taken to Senateprepare and file the articles of impeachment," Poblador told reporters in an in
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 hours ago
prepare and file the articles of impeachment," Poblador told reporters in an interview. Gadon, a supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte who once launched a losing senate candidacy under the Ferdinand Marcos-era Kilusang Bagong Lipunan, is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MRT management suggests rehiring original contractor Sumitomohad submitted in several letters to Transportation Sec. Arthur Tugade as early
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
had submitted in several letters to Transportation Sec. Arthur Tugade as early as February 2017 as well as to President Rodrigo Duterte. MRTC has also invited the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to join them in their discussions with... Read more
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The Manila Times
Senators back cancellation of peace talks with communistsSENATORS supported the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to cancel peace ta
The Manila Times / Posted 15 hours ago
SENATORS supported the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to cancel peace talks with the communist rebels whom he accused of violating a ceasefire agreement with government following a spate of attacks by the New People’s Army (NPA), the armed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC justices, staff and reporter invited to next hearing on Sereno impeachmentwhose name appears in the list of witnesses of complainant Larry Gadon. Gadon,
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
whose name appears in the list of witnesses of complainant Larry Gadon. Gadon, a known vocal supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, accused Sereno of corruption, violating the Constitution, committing high crimes and betrayal of public... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businesssidelines of the media launch of the 12th International ICT Awards yesterday at
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 hours ago
sidelines of the media launch of the 12th International ICT Awards yesterday at Marriott Hotel in Pasay City. President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China the privilege to enter the local telco industry to end the existing duopoly in the country,... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesdecline in the number of anti-illegal drugs operations in the province started
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 hours ago
decline in the number of anti-illegal drugs operations in the province started sometime in early October after President Rodrigo Duterte announced he was giving the PDEA the authority to lead in the drugs war, Portento said. During the PPOC... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Robredo welcomes Duterte’s ‘definitive’ rejection of RevGov, martial lawPresident Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo sing the national ant
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo sing the national anthem during the 38th Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Commencement Exercises for “Masidlak” Class of 2017 at Camp General Mariano N. Castañeda in Silang, Cavite on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Roque named Duterte’ adviser on human rightsAMID allegations of rights abuses in the war on drugs of the Philippines, Presi
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
AMID allegations of rights abuses in the war on drugs of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Palace spokesman Harry Roque as his adviser on human rights. Roque himself disclosed this to reporters on Wednesday although Malacañang... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace slams UN rapporteur as 'incompetent'response to a rebuke by Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN High Commissioner f
Sun Star / Posted 16 hours ago
response to a rebuke by Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights who slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for supposedly "intimidating" Callamard who sought to investigate drug-related deaths in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Callamard an ‘incompetent, biased’ rapporteur on drug war, says Palacecame after Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN High Commissioner for Human Righ
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
came after Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for threatening to slap Callamard if she probes Duterte over extrajudicial killings. ADVERTISEMENT But... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte wants ban on open pit mining to stayMANILA, Philippines — The ban on new open pit mines in the Philippines will rem
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The ban on new open pit mines in the Philippines will remain in force after President Rodrigo Duterte rejected an interagency panel’s recommendation to lift it. Last April, former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez, who led a... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace slams UN rapporteur as 'incompetent, impartial'response to a rebuke by Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN High Commissioner f
Sun Star / Posted 17 hours ago
response to a rebuke by Rupert Colville, spokesperson of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights who slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for supposedly "intimidating" Callamard who sought to investigate drug-related deaths in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roque appointed as Presidential Adviser on Human RightsPresidential spokesperson Harry Roque (File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine D
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 hours ago
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque (File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer) President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque as Presidential Adviser on Human Rights. Roque announced this on Wednesday,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Makabayan bloc slams House panel ruling vs participation of non-members at Sereno impeach hearingimpeachment case is just being used to pin down personalities and institutions
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 hours ago
impeachment case is just being used to pin down personalities and institutions that oppose the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. “Tingin natin itong impeachment complaint ay finile para pahinain Constitution at ilagay sa alanganin ang... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
DOH cites importance EO 28of Health, Regional Office 9 yesterday explained the objective and importance o
Zamboanga Today / Posted 19 hours ago
of Health, Regional Office 9 yesterday explained the objective and importance of Executive Order Number 28 of President Rodrigo Duterte on June 27, 2017, providing for the regulation and control of the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic... Read more
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Sun Star
Military pursues operations against communist rebelsSo this time, we will continue our normal combat patrol and anti-insurgency ope
Sun Star / Posted 19 hours ago
So this time, we will continue our normal combat patrol and anti-insurgency operations,” he said. In May, President Rodrigo Duterte suspended the fifth round of the peace talks with the communists following the series of attacks by the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Defense backs cancellation of talks with communistsPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has had enough of the communists’ “double-talk” and t
The Manila Times / Posted 20 hours ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has had enough of the communists’ “double-talk” and the criminal acts being perpetrated by its armed wing, the New People’s Army, against civilians, the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Wednesday. “The President... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte open to lifting moratorium on joint exploration in West PH SeaPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is open to lifting the moratorium on oil exploration
The Manila Times / Posted 20 hours ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is open to lifting the moratorium on oil exploration at the West Philippine Sea. Duterte raised the possibility a week after he met with People’s Republic of China Premier Li Keqiang who, in a joint statement, said that the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DND, AFP to pursue ops vs NPA as PH cancels peace talksgovernment announced that it is poised to cancel all planned meetings with the
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 hours ago
government announced that it is poised to cancel all planned meetings with the communist rebels after President Rodrigo Duterte said he is no longer inclined to hold peace negotiations with them. ADVERTISEMENT He also recently said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
'No more negotiations with CPP-NPA-NDF'Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process announced the cancellat
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process announced the cancellation following the remarks of President Rodrigo Duterte that he is abandoning the peace talks with the communist group. "Recent tragic and violent incidents all... Read more
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