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Duterte vows clean 2019 polls

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday vowed that the upcoming 2019 mid-term elections will be clean. “In this election, I commit to the Filipino people that this will be a clean election,” Duterte said in a speech in Davao ...

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Davis Cup overhauled for 2019 with season-ending team event

FILE – In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, members of the French team lift up their trophies after France won the Davis Cup final at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. The Davis Cup will be decided ...

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Palace releases 2019 holidays

MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday released the list of regular holidays and special (non-working) days for the year 2019. The Palace said based on Proclamation No. 555, the following days are the regular holidays and special (non-working) days for 2019: ...

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Senate can do charter change after 2019 polls – Villar

Sen. Cynthia Villar. INQUIRER.NET/CATHY MIRANDA Proadministration Sen. Cynthia Villar on Monday said the Senate would not tackle charter change until after the 2019 midterm elections, despite Malacañang’s assertions last week that the country’s shift to federalism remained a top priority ...

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Helsinki Fashion Week to impose ban on leather from July 2019

INQUIRER.net stock photo According to a statement issued Monday, August 13 from the animal rights group PETA, the organizers of Helsinki Fashion Week have pledged to ban leather clothing and accessories from July 2019. Though not yet on par with ...

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Senate President raises possibility of reenacted budget in 2019

The government may have to operate on a reenacted budget next year unless the impasse over cash-based budgeting is resolved, Senate President Vicente Sotto III warned on Sunday. Sotto, in a text message, broached the possibility of a reenacted budget ...

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Senators express concern over possible cheating in 2019 polls

Several senators express concern over possible cheating during the midterm polls, which is scheduled to take place less than a year from now. – The World Tonight, ANC, July 31, 2018  Let’s block ads! (Why?) Nation

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Several congressmen dismayed with proposed 2019 budget

Several congressmen were dismayed with the proposed 2019 budget. They claimed budgets for specific departments were cut, and this would be hard to explain to their constituents. – The World Tonight, ANC, July 31, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Hiring binge: 130,000 new teachers, cops, jail guards, firemen eyed for 2019

MANILA – The government is set to go on a hiring binge by recruiting 130,000 teachers, police officers, jail guards, and firefighters next year, an administration lawmaker said Saturday. House Deputy Speaker Rolando Andaya Jr., in a statement, said President ...

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Gov’t plan in place to convert sports facilities after 2019 SEA Games: Cayetano

MANILA—The facilities currently being constructed for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA) will eventually used by the government, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. The government has allocated P7.5 billion for the sports event, and another P15 billion for ...

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