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Women’s group holds rally at DENR; denounces ‘disrespectful gov’t’

Members of Katutubong Lilak, a group of women belonging to indigenous organizations, march toward the office of the DENR in Quezon City. Photo courtesy of Katutubong Lilak Wearing purple masks, a group of indigenous women trooped to the Department of ...

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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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Regulators, BSP to launch repo market for gov’t securities

Government regulators and the Bureau of Treasury are set to launch a series of reforms that they say will allow the central bank to hold off on future rate hikes. Warren de Guzman reports. – Business Nightly, ANC, November 21, ...

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Abe aims to boost own gov’t by improving ties with China

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. AFP FILE PHOTO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe again expressed his desire to improve the relationship between Japan and China during a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday in Manila, following talks with Chinese President Xi ...

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Gov’t probes big gap in PH, China trade figures

The Bureau of Customs is looking into possible technical smuggling of goods from and to China, which deprives the government of billions of pesos in tax revenues, the Department of Finance said yesterday. The DOF cited a recent report of ...

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NHA: Law needed to redistribute idle gov’t houses

President Duterte, accompanied by defense and housing officials, leads the groundbreaking ceremony for a housing project for soldiers in San Miguel town, Bulacan province. —JOAN BONDOC The National Housing Authority (NHA) said idle housing units originally meant for soldiers and ...

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No classes at all levels, no gov’t work on Monday – Malacañang

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Gov’t eyes bond issuances in Japan, China for infra plan

Dominguez The government is mulling over the issuance of samurai bonds in Japan while firming up the upcoming sale of panda bonds in China, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said. “We will consider issuing samurai bonds in the future,” ...

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Drivers defy gov’t warning

Some local governments deployed buses marked “Special Trip” to ferry commuters stranded by Monday’s transport strike, which came just weeks after another strike (top photo) in July sent jeepney drivers parking their vehicles at Elliptical Circle in Quezon City. —GRIG ...

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QC wants list of LGBTs in local gov’t

An LGBT parade on UP Diliman campus—Inquirer file photo Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has asked for a list of local government employees who identify themselves as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, in line with ...

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