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308 Filipinos in Japan infected with COVID-19, says Embassy official

October 2, 2020

Some 308 Filipinos have been infected with coronavirus disease in Japan but no one was seriously ill, an official from the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said on Friday. In the “Laging Handa” press briefing, Deputy Chief of Mission Robespierre Bolivar

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Locsin’s rejection of Japanese property sale his “personal opinions” – Palace

October 1, 2020

Malacanang is considering the opposition of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on the planned sale of Philippine properties in Japan as his “personal opinions.” In a televised press briefing on Thursday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque reiterated the Palace’s position

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Locsin rejects proposal to sell Philippine properties in Japan

September 29, 2020

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. on Tuesday rejected anew a proposal to sell Philippine properties in Japan “for any reason” and suggested that assets of the Department of Health should be the ones be sold for its “lousy response”

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Philippines to sell real estate properties in Japan – Duterte

September 29, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that the government will sell its real estate properties in Japan to subsidize the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. In a taped televised message, Duterte said his administration has to raise money as he expressed

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Philippines commits to further strengthen ties with Japan under Suga leadership

September 17, 2020

The Philippine government vowed on Thursday to further strengthen its relationship with Japan under the leadership of new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. In a televised press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Malacañang congratulates Suga as the successor of Shinzo

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PHL, Japan sign 50-B yen post-disaster standby loan accord

September 15, 2020

The Philippines and Japan signed Tuesday an agreement for a 50-billion yen standby loan that aims to quickly disburse Japanese funding support to the Philippine government’s post-disaster response efforts in the event of a national calamity or health emergency. Finance

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Japanese ambassador praying for missing crew of Gulf Livestock 1

September 9, 2020

Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda voiced concern over the crew of the sunken Gulf Livestock 1, where majority of its crew are Filipinos, as a strong typhoon is hampering search and rescue. In his Tweeter post on Wednesday,

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Duterte calls up Abe to convey best wishes

September 8, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte personally conveyed his best wishes to outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a telephone conversation on Monday afternoon. The Office of Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs, in a statement, said that Duterte, during the 25-minute phone call,

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