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Palace insists Philippines winning fight against COVID-19

Malacañang insisted on Tuesday that the Philippines is winning the fight against coronavirus pandemic despite ranking second in Southeast Asia with the most number of cases. In a virtual press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said while the country’s COVID-19

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JAPAN NEWS

PH, Japan exchange notes on loan assistance package for PH COVID-19 response

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr. and Japanese Ambassador Haneda Koji exchanged diplomatic notes in simple rites today at the Department of Foreign Affairs, on the JPY 50-billion loan assistance package extended by the Japanese government to support the

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FEATURES

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Min. Kawai Handed Cash as “Money for Teacakes”

Tokyo- Former Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai, who was arrested Thursday over alleged vote-buying, distributed cash to members of local city and prefectural assemblies as “money for teacakes,” sources told Jiji Press Friday. The former minister, 57, and his 46-year-old wife,

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BUSINESS

PSE index ends lower

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) index ended 61.01 points lower to 6,267.40 on Tuesday. Volume reached 1.48 billion shares worth P7.59 billion from Monday’s 1.06 billion shares valued at P6.15 billion. In the broader market, there were 99 gainers, 96

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