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NEDA: PH Must Reap Labor Gains from ‘Build, Build, Build’

With the expected effect of the government’s unprecedented “Build, Build, Build” program on the country’s labor demand, the government must ensure that laborers’ skills and competencies match industry needs, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. “To fully maximize gains from Build, Build, Build, the Philippine labor market should be ready to meet the […].....»»

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DPWH marks 120th Anniversary

MANILA, June 19 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways kicked-off its week-long anniversary celebration with the unveiling on June 18, 2018 of its theme"120 Years of Bridging Modern Developmen.....»»

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Philippine Supreme Court upholds expulsion of chief...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine Supreme Court upheld the expulsion of its chief justice, the authoritarian president's highest-ranking critic, in a final ruling Tuesday that critics.....»»

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Woman dies after being dragged by train in Manila

A WOMAN died after being run over and dragged by one of the trains of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) in Manila on Tuesday, police said. An investigation, led by Police Officer 2 Rey Rabut o.....»»

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Philippine troops clash with pro-IS militants

MANILA: Philippine troops have clashed with remnants of a pro-Islamic State militant group that held a southern city for five months last year, the army said.Colonel Romeo Brawner, the deputy comma.....»»

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Don’t rain on Goyo’s parade

The cast of Jerrold Tarog's historical epic "Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral" trooped to Rizal Park, in full revolutionary regalia, to take part in the Independence Day parade last week. Needless to say, the actors were mighty proud to represent their film in the annual festivity that was spearheaded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. "It was a very unique and exciting experience," recalled lead actor Paulo Avelino, who came in costume as young general Gregorio del Pilar. "We were the only nongovernmental group invited to the parade. It was an honor for us to be given the opportunity to join the celebration." ...Keep on reading: Don’t rain on Goyo’s parade.....»»

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PGT Visayas-Mindanao swing gets going at Apo

The Philippine Golf Tour kicks off its grueling seven-leg, three-month jaunt in Mindanao and Visayas today here with the men of the tour wary of the challenge but keen on dishing out their best in pursuit of titles beginning with the rich ICTSI Apo Golf Invitational at the Apo Golf and Country Club......»»

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Refrigerator o flat screen TV hirit ng birthday boy

TAMA ang naging desisyon ni Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde na italaga bilang hepe ng Counter Intelligence Task Force (CITF) si Sr. Supt. Romeo Caramat lalo na’t masidhi rin ang kanyang hangaring malinis nang tuluyan ang hanay ng kapulisan. Pero mukhang isang hamon kay Sr. Supt….....»»

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Romualdez: PH does not get involved in US issues

THE Philippine Embassy in Washington DC yesterday said it “does not get involved in the United States domestic issues.” In a statement, Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Manuel Romualdez explained it is “fitting to hold the Philippine Embassy’s 120th Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Trump International Hotel, an….....»»

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9 NPA rebs surrender

NINE New Peoples’Army (NPA) rebels returned to the folds of the law yesterday morning in Nueva Ecija. This was confirmed by LTC Eugenio Julio C.Osias, assistant Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations (CMO) of the Philippine Army’s 7th Infantry Division. Osias said the surrenderors were members of the Militiang Bayan,….....»»

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Foton is team to watch

ALL eyes will be on Foton when it parades a powerful roster in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference that unwraps Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. After netting Ateneo de Manila University superstar Bea de Leon, the Tornadoes suddenly emerged as the team to beat in this….....»»

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EU s data rules may push improvements in PH cybersecurity – Trend Micro

MANILA, Philippines – The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may spur the Philippines into improving its own data protection practices, according to a new report from Trend Micro. Trend Micro explained that the GDPR, which went into efect on May 25, affects Philippine organizations, as companies based ........»»

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Sereno: I don t need to be chief justice to fight

MANILA, Philippines – Under the glare of a spotlight and before hundreds of cheering supporters, ousted c hief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno stood with a smile. With finality, she was no longer the most powerful woman in the Philippine judiciary, kicked out of the chief justice post by no less than her colleagues in ........»»

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CBCP hails wise DOJ move to let Sister Fox stay for now

MANILA, Philippines – The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) hailed the "wise, very understanding, and kind" decision by the Philippine government to let Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox stay in the country, at least for now.  "We sincerely appreciate the decision of our government ........»»

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Is timing right for same-sex marriage petition? Leonen warns of risks

MANILA, Philippines – For the Philippine LGBT or lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders, the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 19, was a most awaited moment until SC Associate Justice Marvic Leonen gave them a dose of reality. For the first time, ........»»

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Same-sex marriage, Senate on Sereno ouster, Video games | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: In a historic first, the Supreme Court tackles same-sex marriage in oral arguments. Senate reacts on Sereno ouster. Solicitor General Jose Calida will hold on to his 60% share in a security firm owned by his family. The story of Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal is now ........»»

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Washington, DC Fil-Ams mark June 12 with cheers, jeers, and tears

Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez and U.S. Undersecretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly cut the Philippine Independence Day 120th anniversary birthday cake. CONTRIBUTED WASHINGTON, D.C. - Bookended by.....»»

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DPWH marks 120th Anniversary

MANILA, June 19 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways kicked-off its week-long anniversary celebration with the unveiling on June 18, 2018 of its theme"120 Years of Bridging Modern Developmen.....»»

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Drilon defends Aquino admin over mismanagement accusation on West PHL Sea

Senator Franklin Drilon defended Tuesday the Aquino administration from accusations that it mismanaged the dispute over the West Philippine Sea against China. Source link link: Drilon defends Aquino admin over mismanagement accusation on West PHL Sea.....»»

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Opposition solons: ‘Compromised’ SC taking part in historical revisionism

Opposition lawmakers from the House of Representatives on Tuesday slammed the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Sandiganbayan ruling that dismissed the Philippine Commission on Good Government’s (PCGG) P51-billion claim against the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos Sr., his wife Imelda, and their alleged cronies. Source link link: Opposition solons: ‘Compromised’ SC taking part in historical revisionism.....»»

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