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Sereno vows to continue fighting for democracy, accountability

Posted on : Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno assures her supporters that the high court’s decision will not silence her as she continues to fight for democracy.

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President Duterte: We would realize that China after all is a good neighbor

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Posted on : Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte says that Filipinos will soon realize that China is a good neighbor despite tensions in the contested territories in the West Philippines Sea.

Defense, terrorism top agenda of Duterte-Mohamad meeting

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Posted on : Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad agree to enhance the defense cooperation between the Philippines and Malaysia in a bilateral meeting held on Monday.

67% of Filipinos reject cha-cha, shift to federalism now — Pulse Asia

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Posted on : Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Majority of Filipinos are opposing current moves to change the charter and shift to federalism according to a survey by Pulse Asia.

PH envoy to Brazil reveals plan to open embassy in Bogota, Colombia

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Posted on : Friday, July 13th, 2018

Philippine ambassador to Brazil Marichu Mauro is pushing for the opening of a Philippine embassy in Colombia after meeting with the Filipino community in Bogota.

Malacañang: 2019 midterm elections to proceed as scheduled

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Posted on : Friday, July 13th, 2018

The Malacañang assures that the 2019 midterm elections will proceed as scheduled. This is the response of the palace to the suggestion of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to postpone the upcoming polls to give the lawmakers ample time to study the proposed federal charter.

ConCom finalizes election provision for transitory government officials

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Posted on : Friday, July 13th, 2018

Senate President Vicente Sotto III will prioritize the deliberation on the draft federal charter before resolving the proposed postponement of the 2019 midterm polls. But according to Senator Francis Escudero, deferring the upcoming polls without amending the constitution is impossible.  

Postponing 2019 polls will help Congress finish Federalism bill – Speaker Alvarez

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Posted on : Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The issue on no election scenario surfaces anew after the Consultative Committee tasked to review the 1987 Constitution submits a copy of its proposed federal charter to the House leaders.

Duterte cabinet approves P3.757 trillion 2019 proposed national budget

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Posted on : Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte approves the 2019 proposed cash-based national budget amounting to P3.757 trillion. However, there are no details yet if this already includes the budget for the plebiscite on the shift to the federal government next year.

Customs’ Isidro Lapeña vows to stay amid ouster plots

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Posted on : Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña insists he will not resign amid ouster plots. Lapeña also believes that the reshuffle of personnel hugely contributed to achieving the agency’s monthly target revenue collection.

DENR-7 recognizes UNTV anew for nature conservation efforts

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Posted on : Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 7 once again recognizes UNTV during its 4th Gawad Tugas Awards. — To God be the glory!