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ASEAN, China hope to complete framework for code of conduct

January 11, 2017

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are hoping to conclude by mid-2017 a framework for a code of conduct in the South China Sea to ease tensions in the disputed waters, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said Wednesday.

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Gov’t hopes SC lifts TRO to finally enforce law on responsible parenthood, reproductive health  

January 11, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an executive order for further implementation of the modern family planning as the government hopes the Supreme Court will finally lift a temporary restraining order to pave the way for full enforcement of the Responsible

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Duterte reiterates foreign policy

January 11, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte addresses the diplomatic corps in his first New Year Vin D’ Honneur at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on January 11, 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated on Wednesday his administration’s foreign policy during his hosting of

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Philippines, Japan to sign several agreements

January 11, 2017

The Philippines and Japan are expected to sign several agreements in the field of agriculture, transportation, and security during the official visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said on Wednesday. In

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UPDATE: 21 hurt as fire hits LPG refiling station in Pasig

January 11, 2017

Twenty-one  people were injured as fire struck  a liquefied petroleum gas  refilling station which sparked a fire that spread two establishments, including a gasoline station  in Pasig City early Wednesday morning. Senior Fire Officer 2 Roy Liwen of the Pasig

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Comelec chairman not keen on taking leave but seeks reconsideration on report

January 11, 2017

Commission on Elections ( Comelec)  chairman Andres Bautista will not take leave but  instead file a motion for reconsideration through the Solicitor General on the National Privacy Commission’s recommendation for criminal liability for allowing a big leak of voters records

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Suspected IED found near PNP headquarters in Camp Crame

January 11, 2017

A suspected improvised bomb  was  found near the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Camp Crame on Wednesday. Residents at  4th Avenue in Barangay Bagong Lipunan panicked when garbage collectors discoveted a package  around 11 am. Telina Sica, a resident,

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74% oppose the return of martial law: Pulse Asia  

January 11, 2017

Seventy-four  percent of Filipinos oppose the return of martial law  to solve various problems being faced by the country, polling  firm Pulse Asia said Wednesday. In a survey, Pulse Asia  said the 74 percent response “is the prevailing opinion in

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