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Duterte abolishes urban poor commission amid officials' 'misdeeds'

President Rodrigo Duterte. Noel Celis, Reuters MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to abolish the Presidential Commission on the Urban Poor, Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said Duterte decided to abolish the commission due to supposed ...

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Palace refutes Joma for calling Duterte No. 1 terrorist

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Tax reform ni Duterte, dapat bang ikatuwa ng mahihirap?

Ipinagmamalaki ng isang panukala sa Senado na hindi na papatawan ng buwis o income tax and mga sumusuweldo sa isang taon ng P250,000 pababa. Pero inalis naman ang lahat ng exemptions sa mga dependents, ayon sa obserbasyon ni Professor Cielo ...

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UN rights experts renew plea for Duterte gov’t to probe EJKs in PH

United Nations (UN) human rights experts, including special rapporteur Agnes Callamard, have renewed their call for the Philippine government to promptly investigate the killings in the country despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong condemnation and threats against the group for criticizing ...

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Joma says NPA to intensify war; calls Duterte No. 1 terrorist

Jose Maria Sison. FILE PHOTO / INQUIRER LUCENA CITY—With President Rodrigo Duterte’s cancelation of the peace talks following his threat to classify the New People’s Army (NPA) as “terrorist group,” the communist guerillas have no choice but to intensify the ...

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Duterte tells Sereno: I’m not behind your impeachment

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Roque: Duterte 'offered' telco carrier slot to China

A third telco player may soon challenge PLDT and Globe, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to allow China to operate a telecommunications carrier in the Philippines. – The World Tonight, ANC, November 20, 2017 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Sereno hopes Duterte understands weight of check and balances in democracy

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and President Rodrigo Duterte. (File photos from Philippine Daily Inquirer) While wishing President Rodrigo Duterte success, Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has expressed hope that the chief executive would understand the importance of checks and balances for any ...

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Duterte: China to fast-track sea talks

President Rodrigo Duterte faces the media after the closing ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit and related meetings in Manila on November 14, 2017. PHOTO BY JOAN BONDOC China has promised the Philippines that it would fast-track the negotiations for the proposed ...

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Duterte, Trudeau talk trash; solution seen

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during press conference held at the International Media Center, Nov. 14, 2017. INQUIRER / Joan Bondoc The tons of trash shipped to the Philippines some four years ago could be “theoretically” returned to Canada after ...

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