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Duterte stays away from media on eve of People Power celebration

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Duterte visits Demafelis wake, slams Kuwait anew

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday visited the wake of slain Kuwait overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in her hometown in Sara, Iloilo. President Duterte with the family of slain OFW Joanna Demafelis in Sara, Iloilo (📷:SAP Bong ...

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Duterte: Indian company eyeing 3rd telco slot

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said an Indian company has shown interest to be the third telco player in the Philippines. “There’s a new application from an Indian company. India is also interested to enter into the telecom ...

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Labor groups urge Duterte to sign EO ending contractualization

An alliance of labor groups on Tuesday launched a petition urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign an executive order that would ban contractualization by March 15. The Nagkaisa Labor Coalition (Nagkaisa) and the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) hope to gather one million signatures ...

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Lawyer who filed case vs Duterte in ICC fears for life

Lawyer Jude Josue Sabio —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The lawyer who brought charges against President Rodrigo Duterte in the International Criminal Court (ICC) admitted on Sunday that he felt “tremendous pressure” from the implications—and consequences—of what he may have set in motion. ...

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Duterte appoints lawyer of NBI execs who pursued case vs De Lima

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Duterte tells Cabinet members: Learn Visayan language

President Rodrigo Duterte told his Cabinet members to learn the Visayan language and to speak in the vernacular. Duterte recalled that he was able to call the attention of former Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr., during one of their ...

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LOOK: Duterte visits mother's grave for 6th death anniversary

President Rodrigo Duterte visited the grave of his mother. Photo courtesy of Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go. President Rodrigo Duterte visited the grave of his mother. Photo courtesy of Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go. ...

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Duterte wants meetings in Cebuano

DAVAO CITY—President Duterte on Thursday said he wanted Cebuano used as the language during Cabinet meetings, suggesting that aides who don’t speak in his native tongue better start learning it. Using mainly that dialect during his speech at the Mindanao ...

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No animosity between Licunan, Duterte appointees in CHED, says De Vera

MANILA – Prior to her resignation, there was no animosity between former Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson Patricia Licuanan and the commissioners appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte, the agency’s temporary chief said Wednesday. Commissioner Prospero De Vera, who sits ...

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