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Russian ambassador visits AFP chief of staff

February 17, 2020

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Philippines visited the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) headquarters in Quezon City on Monday. Capt. Jonathan Zata, AFP Public Affairs Chief said Ambassador Igor Khovaev met with AFP the Chief of

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Palace ”doing everything” to bring back 538 Filipinos in cruise ship

February 17, 2020

Malacanang on Monday said they are doing everything to help pver 500 Filipino crew members and passengers aboard a cruise ship docked off Yokohama which  has confirmed cases of the 2019 novel corona virus ( COVID-2019). “We are doing everything

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Briones says 70,000 elementary students non-readers in English, Pilipino is raw data

February 17, 2020

Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Monday clarified the figure of 70,000 elementary students reported as being non-readers in both English and Filipino was raw data and is still for validation. In a statement, Briones said the data came from a

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Palace confirms Duterte inked EO regulating prices of drugs, medicines

February 17, 2020

Malacanang on Monday confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order that would regulate retail prices of drugs and medicines. “The Palace confirms that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed today, February 17, Executive Order No. 104, entitled, ‘Improving Access

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Philippine Army marks 75th anniversary of regaining Fort Mc Kinley from Japanese

February 17, 2020

The Philippine Army commemorated on Monday the 75th anniversary of the recapture of Fort William McKinley during the Japanese occupation in World War II. Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala, Philippine Army spokesman said “Fort William McKinley, now known as Fort Andres

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Hontiveros reveals alleged bribery scheme to allow entry of Chinese workers in POGOs

February 17, 2020

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday revealed an alleged bribery scheme involving immigration and local handlers to allow entry of Chinese workers in Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs). In a Senate hearing, Hontiveros exposed alleged cash distribution called “pastillas” in the

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Philippines to repatriate 538 Filipinos on Japanese cruise ship once quarantine ends Wed.

February 17, 2020

With two days to go before the end of the quarantine period for those in the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, the Department of Health (DOH) os finalizing how repatriate 538 Filipinos in the ship.   In a press conference,

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Palace is not influencing PNP adjudication of cops in drug list

February 17, 2020

Malacanang on Monday said they are not influencing the ongoing adjudication process of the Philippine National Police (PNP) when they released the statement that President Rodrigo Duterte believed Police Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido is “clean” from illegal drug activities. “Obviously

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