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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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Karapatan questions ‘good rating’ given to gov’t on human rights protection

Cristina “Tinay” Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan (Photo from her Facebook page) A human-rights group questioned the “good rating” given by the Social Weather Station (SWS) to the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte regarding human rights protection despite mounting accusations ...

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Uber 'working hard' to meet gov’t conditions

MANILA – Suspended ride-sharing company Uber System Inc. said Saturday morning it is “working hard” to meet the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board’s (LTFRB) conditions so it could resume its services. “We’re working hard to meet the conditions for ...

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Duterte creates committee to make sure gov’t properties are insured

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Gov’t eyes additional P1B in ‘sin’ tax take a year

As a result of its tough stance against cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. for alleged tax evasion, the government would collect an additional P1 billion in “sin” taxes monthly, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said. “Please accept my warmest commendations ...

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Duterte salutes troops in Marawi: Gov’t won’t abandon you

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a message on Monday, July 3, 2017, to troops fighting Islamic State-inspired terrorists in Marawi. (Photo from an RTVM video) “The nation will never neglect heroes of the Republic,” President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday night ...

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Bare Duterte’s state of health, bishop asks gov’t

Amid President Duterte’s frequent absences, a Catholic bishop urged the government to make public the President’s real state of health. Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani pointed out that keeping the public informed of Duterte’s health was “a public concern.” “It’s ...

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