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Nick Lizaso, president of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, told me that the Cultural Center sent the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra to Iloilo as part of its program to bring music and art to the regions and rural areas......»»

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Duterte on Maria Ressa arrest: I do not relish picking on her. I’m out of it.

President Duterte stressed he had nothing to do with the arrest for cyber libel of Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa......»»

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Rice tariffication, political advertisements discount laws signed

President Duterte has signed into law a measure lifting quantitative restrictions on rice importation......»»

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Duterte: ‘Labor shortage may compromise infrastructure program’

The lack of skilled Filipino workers has caused delay in the realization of the touted Build, Build, Build program of the administration, with even President Duterte acknowledging the problem......»»

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Interview - Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy - MACAU DAILY TIMES

Interview - Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy Macau Daily Times The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested by government agents in a libel case accused President Rodrigo.....»»

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Duterte declares support for 11 senatorial bets - The Manila Times Online

SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan President Rodrigo Duterte headed a kick-off rally by his Partido Demokratikong Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for its senatorial candidates here on Thursday.READ The.....»»

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Duterte wants Philippines renamed - The Independent

Duterte wants Philippines renamed The Independent Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he wants to rename the Philippines into Maharlika, in an effort to decolonize the country from it.....»»

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Philippines Duterte urges parents to let children receive measles vaccine

Philippines' Duterte urges parents to let children receive measles vaccine - Xinhua - English.news.cn Xinhua MANILA, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urged parents on Frida.....»»

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Commentary: The growing challenge of vaccination campaign in Philippines - Philstar.com

Commentary: The growing challenge of vaccination campaign in Philippines Philippine Star President Rodrigo Duterte, in his message at the ground breaking of a new hospital in Malabon City, expressed.....»»

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FALSE: This is a photo of Duterte urging voters to reject Mar Roxas

A photo that has been shared over a thousand times on multiple Facebook pages claims to show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte holding a banner urging voters to reject an opposition candidate. A reverse image search found the picture had been doctored from a 2016 photograph showing Duterte holding a ........»»

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Duterte signs rice tariffication law

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law an act that will lift import restrictions on rice, a measure the government hopes will make the food staple more affordable for Filipinos. Duterte signed the document on Friday, February 15 – the day it was to lapse into law, unless the ........»»

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Duterte approves law overhauling SSS charter

MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) can expect major changes in its charter and board membership given the new law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte . Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Friday, February 15, said the President has already signed the law meant to ensure the longterm viability of the ........»»

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Letting Venezuela chair world disarmament body would be travesty – U.S.

GENEVA, Switzerland – The United States urged countries Friday, February 15, to block Venezuela's upcoming chairmanship of the Conference on Disarmament, insisting that having a representative of President Nicolas Maduro preside over the body would be "a travesty". US Ambassador Robert Wood addressed the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament (CD) to "record ........»»

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PRRD signs proclamations creating 2 IT centers

IN LINE with the government’s vision to provide more job opportunities, President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed two proclamations creating […].....»»

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Bong Go leaps to ‘Magic 12,’ Poe retains lead in Pulse Asia poll

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s special assistant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go has leapt to the top 12 in Pulse Asia’s latest survey on senatorial candidates conducted last January......»»

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Duterte signs rice tariffication bill

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law the rice tariffication bill on the last possible day he could have signed or vetoed the measure, Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III told reporters, as confirmed by television reports......»»

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Duterte flags ‘Build Build Build’ setback due to insufficient workforce

THE GOVERNMENT’s flagship “Build Build Build” infrastructure development program — meant to spur overall economic growth to a sustained faster pace — has suffered delays due to a lack of workers, President Rodrigo R. Duterte himself admitted on Thursday night......»»

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Bong Go plays ‘ninong’ to 800 lovebirds

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and aspiring senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go made time to share the love on Valentine’s Day by attending a mass wedding ceremony Thursday, as well as providing aid to fire survivors. Bong Go grace with his presence the “I Do! I Do! Araw ng Pag-IBIG” annual mass wedding […].....»»

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Bong Go on billboard claim: ‘Baseless’

Senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go brushed aside allegations Comelec regulation were violated by his camp on tri-media and outdoor advertisement placements. The former Special Assistant to the President described the accusations as “malicious, baseless and legally irrelevant.” He emphasized that his camp has not spent excessively before the campaign period and that most of […].....»»

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Jinggoy out of Du30’s ‘Magic 11’

President Duterte revealed today that he has dropped former Senator Jinggoy Estrada from his senatorial bets. He made the announcement at the campaign sortie of Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan. The president did not give specific reasons why he would not endorse Estrada. He further clarified that […].....»»

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