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    Proposed national ID system passes the lower house of Congress

    Posted on: September 8th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — The proposed law seeking to implement a national identification or ID system in the country has passed the third and final reading in the Lower House of...

    PH-China economic ties likely the reason behind ASEAN ministers’ “weak” stance on South China Sea – Golez

    Posted on: August 9th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano forefronts economic progress as the reason why the ASEAN foreign ministers, in their statement on Tuesday, did not highlight the arbitral...

    Code of Conduct could not be finalized despite PH ASEAN chairmanship — DFA

    Posted on: July 31st, 2017 | No Comments
    The crafting of the code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea has been in the talks among the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) countries for...

    PHL-China joint oil exploration in West PhilippineSea, more beneficial than Malampaya joint venture – DFA

    Posted on: July 26th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA. Philippines — It was in 1986 when the plan for a joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea was first raised between Chairman Deng Xiaoping and former President Corazon...

    Malacañang issues list of regular and special holidays for year 2018

    Posted on: July 20th, 2017 | No Comments
    Malacañang has released the list of regular and special non-working holidays for year 2018 through Proclamation no. 269. Based on the proclamation, there are 10 regular holidays and eight special...

    Philippines, Indonesia begin joint border patrol on common boundaries vs. terrorism

    Posted on: July 4th, 2017 | No Comments
    DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The naval crew members joining the Philippine-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) 2017 have been formally presented earlier in Davao City. Today is the start of the naval...

    Duterte, Widodo discuss intensified cooperation vs terrorism

    Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has confirmed the telephone conversation between President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo. President Widodo initiated the call himself at around 7:30 pm, Wednesday. The...

    Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia launch joint patrols vs terrorism

    Posted on: June 19th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA — The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia have launched joint naval and air patrol on trilateral borders to intensify security and prevent threats of terrorism and other transnational crimes in...

    Filipino community in Brazil celebrates Philippine Independence Day

    Posted on: June 16th, 2017 | No Comments
    STA. CATARINA, Brazil – The Philippine Embassy in Brazil, with help from the Filipino community, especially the Members Church of God International, organized the celebration in Sta. Catarina. The celebration...

    BFP advises parents to ensure safety of dormitories for their children

    Posted on: June 16th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA — As resumption of classes in universities draws near, dormitories near school campuses continue to be in high demand. Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) reminds parents to ensure the...