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China hits G7 s irresponsible comments on South China Sea

Beijing expressed its opposition to the statement of the G7 foreign ministers regarding China's actions in the East and South China Seas......»»

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Displaced workers seek transportation aid as Boracay begins closure

Several displaced workers on Thursday morning waited in line to get transportation assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Boracay as the government implements the island closure......»»

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2017 Bar topnotcher: I thought I d score 84 at most

Simondo, who scored 91.05, was not even supposed to be in the Philippines at all to take the exams......»»

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Kuwait s expulsion of Philippine ambassador surprises Palace

The Philippines was surprised by the Kuwait's decision to expel Manila’s envoy in the Gulf state after embassy staff mounted “rescue” operations of distressed Filipino domestic workers there, the Palace said......»»

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Kuwait envoy leaves Manila amid DFA summon

Kuwaiti Ambassador Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaihk has left the Philippines after being recalled to his home country for consultations, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed Thursday......»»

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Palace: No need to justify La Viña s appointment to DOT

"My friend, as I said, it's his prerogative," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said. .....»»

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OFW party-list rep seeks escalation of diplomatic row with Kuwait

A party-list lawmaker has suggested that Kuwaiti Ambassador Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh, who is not even in the country, be declared persona non grata in retaliation for Kuwait's expulsion of a Philippine ambassador......»»

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Duterte tirades vs media no threat to press freedom, Palace says

President Rodrigo Duterte’s tirades against the Philippine media do not threaten their ability to report, Malacañang said on Thursday, a day after an international media watchdog noted a dip in the country’s ranking in its press freedom index......»»

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Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the proclamation declaring a state of calamity in Boracay on the day of its closure......»»

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Philippines denies conducting covert rescue missions as row with Kuwait deepens

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano stressed Thursday that the teams it sent to "rescue" distressed Filipino workers were augmentation groups meant to help in the repatriation of Filipinos and expressed “great displeasure” at the Gulf state’s decision to expel the Philippine ambassador there......»»

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SMC s Bulacan airport proposal, other projects get NEDA Board s nod

The National Economic and Development Authority Board approved more infrastructure projects on Wednesday, including a P735.63-billion offer to build and operate an international airport outside the capital......»»

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Jollibee to bring home Vietnam s Pho 24

Homegrown fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. ($JFC) announced on Wednesday it will bring Vietnamese noodle house Pho 24 to the Philippines......»»

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Gilas cadets test mettle vs Archers in Filoil cagefest

The Gilas cadets, led by Kobe Paras and Ricci Rivero, face another stern test when they take on the De La Salle Green Archers in the Friday nightcap of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan......»»

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F2 coach bracing for Foton comeback try

F2 Logistics played like a well-oiled machine when it clobbered Foton in Game One of their Philippine Superliga best-of-three semifinals series last Tuesday.....»»

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2 Pasay cops held for extortion

Two police officers were apprehended by operatives of the Philippine National Police Counter-Intelligence Task Force for allegedly extorting money from public utility vehicle drivers in Pasay City on Tuesday......»»

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Army to spend P215 M for combat equipment

The Philippine Army is spending P215.6 million to acquire new equipment for its soldiers and personnel, including 73,130 pairs of combat boots worth P115.5 million, an official said yesterday......»»

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EPD nabs 173 smoking violators

At least 173 people were arrested for smoking in public places during simultaneous police operations in eastern Metro Manila on Tuesday......»»

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Trike driver tries to sneak shabu into police station

Police have filed criminal charges against a tricycle driver who attempted to sneak shabu stuffed in hamburgers into a police station in Quezon City......»»

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Estradas to follow SC ruling on San Juan recall elections

The Estrada family will abide by the Supreme Court ruling on the petition of San Juan Mayor Guia Gomez to stop the recall elections in the city, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said yesterday......»»

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Rappler execs want libel raps dropped

Executives and staff of online news outfit Rappler yesterday sought the dismissal of the cyber libel charges filed against them by the National Bureau of Investigation and businessman Wilfredo Keng......»»

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