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Does Federalism Make Sense For The Philippines?

By Richard Heydarian/forbes.com – Next on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s agenda is changing the country’s form of government under a new constitution. The move has provoked a backlash among certain sections of society, ranging from the business sector to the church and media, which have questioned the rationale for constitutional Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: News16 min. ago Related News

NMP and MARINA conduct pilot class on IMO Model Course 6.10

The National Maritime Polytechnic in convergence with the Maritime Industry Authority conducted a Pilot Class on IMO Model Course 6.10 on 18-22 June 2018 at the NMP Training Complex, Tacloban City......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News29 min. ago Related News

25,000 seedlings planted as PBSP kicks off Cebu refo caravan

Over 200 employees from 20 companies and organizations joined Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and the DENR in kicking off its 27th Cebu Hillylands reforestation caravan recently......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News29 min. ago Related News

DPWH-Biliran DEO information officers now warriors of fake news

The Public Information Officers (IOs) of Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) are seriously taking up the challenge of fighting fake news......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News29 min. ago Related News

Global peace network seeks continuation of GRP-NDF talks amidst escalating Duterte-Joma word war

The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict urge both the GRP and NDF to continue finding constructive ways to work together in order to renew official negotiations and find joint understanding of settling their differences at the table......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News29 min. ago Related News

PSA seeks support for the July labor force survey and 2018 family income and expenditure survey

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) seeks support for the July Labor Force Survey (LFS) and the 2018 Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) which will be conducted simultaneously starting July 9, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News29 min. ago Related News

8ID Marawi heroes welcomed back in Samar

The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division welcome the 63rd Infantry (Innovator) Battalion, one of the Philippine Army’s fightingest units during the Marawi Siege, at the Calbayog Airport on July 5......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News29 min. ago Related News

Taxi driver robs OFW

A taxi driver who sped off with the valuables of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) is facing robbery charges and revocation of his driver’s license after being collared by airport policemen. The driver, Rodel Ormillo, was nabbed inside his house at Eastwind Homes in San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal on the strength of a complaint by […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

US, allies to evacuate Syrian aid workers

Washington — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. Two officials familiar with the plans said Thursday that the U.S., Britain and Canada are spearheading the evacuation that would transport […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

HCLoS in, auction out in selecting 3rd telco

“If everything goes well, there are no major setbacks ahead, we can have the third telco by the end of September or early October. Selecting the third telecommunications players would be done on the basis of the highest committed level of service or HCLoS rather than by auction, the Department of Information and Communications Technology […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

200 more modern jeeps rolled out

By Nelson S. Badilla “Eventually everyone will get tired of riding the dilapidated jeepneys that are hazards on the road. The Department of Transportation (DoTr) and the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory (LTFRB) yesterday rolled out more than 200 modern public utility jeepney (PUJ) units to operators yesterday in Manila. The awarding of units by […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Trump-Putin II in US

“Trump earlier had tweeted that he looked forward to our second meeting. Washington — Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. The announcement came as the White House sought to clean up days […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

P100M loan facility readied for Marawi MSME

“President Duterte’s vision for P3 is for it to replace 5-6 as the primary source of working capital for micro entrepreneurs. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has earmarked P100 million microfinance loan facility for Marawi entrepreneurs to allow residents to start livelihood projects and spur economic activities in the war-ravaged town. Priority to […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Ortega celebrates grip on power

Managua, Nicaragua — President Daniel Ortega used Thursday’s 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution against dictator Anastasio Somoza to celebrate strengthening his grip on power after three months of anti-government protests and to attack Nicaragua’s Roman Catholic Church as allies of “coup mongers.” In recent days, the government and its supporters routed some of the […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Dominguez reopens P11-B tax credit scam

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on Friday reopened the P11 billion tax credit certificate (TCC) scandal and vowed to prosecute the private individuals and public officials who allegedly made it happen. The scam allowed ineligible and even non-existent companies to partake of government largesse by spurious means between 2008 and 2014. Dominguez said he has […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Still higher inflation in July

“Rice prices for the period also averaged higher to 4.8 percent from 4.67 percent. Headline inflation likely climbed higher in July to 5.3 percent, mostly on the basis of food inflation having also pushed higher during the month, the Department of Finance (DoF) said on Friday. In its latest bulletin, the DoF said that from […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News1 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Lotto results for July 20, 2018

EZ2 - 17 29 3 digits (In exact order) (11am draw) - 8 3 1 (4pm draw) - 9 9 8 (Evening draw) - 5 0 6 4 digits - 3 6 4 1 6/45 MegaLotto - 1 3 35 9 39 38 P8,910,000.00 6/58 UltraLotto - 24 6 55 3 28 27 P274,982,724.00.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News2 hr. 16 min. ago Related News

The STAR Cover (July 21, 2018)

The STAR Cover (July 21, 2018).....»»

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Obedience pleases God.

Obedience pleases God......»»

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Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

President Donald Trump has indicated that he's willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs, sending U.S. markets sliding before the opening bell Friday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News2 hr. 16 min. ago Related News