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Duterte to NPA: You may join politics if you surrender your arms

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte urged members of the New People’s Army anew to surrender their arms and work with government in solving insurgency problems in the country. He added that the...

Revised SSS charter promises expanded benefits for members

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The bicameral conference committee has recently approved the revised charter of the Social Security System (SSS) which promises expanded benefits for its members. The new SSS charter...

Arroyo’s draft federal charter wants Senate President, not VP Robredo, to succeed president during transition period

Posted on: October 10th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — If President Rodrigo Duterte is unable to preside over the country’s transition to the new system of government, the Senate president is the next in line...

Duterte eyes Chinese businessman for NFA Admin post; no pick for CJ yet

Posted on: October 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to pick a new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC) following the retirement of Judge Teresita de Castro. “Ang next...

Environmental activist dubbed ‘terrorist’ by Philippine government wins UN award

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 | No Comments
  On the 26th September 2018, Joan Carling was recognized for UN’s highest environmental honor, the prestigious Champions of the Earth Award. Each year the award is presented to those...

Makabayan solons deny ‘Red October’ destab plot

Posted on: September 27th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines —House Makabayan lawmakers admit they will be mounting a massive rally next month, but denied that it has to do with alleged plots to overthrow the...

Malacañang shrugs off ‘guilty’ verdict of International People’s Tribunal vs Duterte

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang shrugged off the guilty verdict handed to President Rodrigo Duterte by the International People’s Tribunal (IPT) on charges of human rights violations. According to presidential...

Chinese president sends condolences to Philippines over Typhoon Mangkhut

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday extended condolences to his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte over Typhoon Mangkhut that has hit the Philippines, killing some 65 people. In his message to Duterte,...

Israelis protest arms sale to the Philippines as Duterte, Rivlin meet

Posted on: September 5th, 2018 | No Comments
  Israelis staged a protest against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Jerusalem on Tuesday (September 4) as the Filipino leader met with his counterpart Reuven Rivlin. Duterte, on a four-day visit to...

Duterte not dismissing Piñol, NFA officials over rice woes

Posted on: September 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday (September 2) said he is not firing Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol and National Food Authority (NFA) Administrator Jason Aquino over rice...