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QC mayor won’t allow condoms to be given in public schools 

January 15, 2017

Quezon City will not allow condoms to be distributed in public schools, Mayor Herbert Bautista said in a statement on Sunday. In a text message sent to the city health officer, Bautista said: “We will not allow the distribution of

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Duterte says son of former Cotabato mayor held in Malaysia as suspect in Davao bombing

January 15, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said the son of former Cotabato Mayor Muslimin Sema is one of the suspects in Davao City night market bombing last September and is now detained in Malaysia. During the 49th annual installation of the

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“If I have to declare martial law, I will declare it”: Duterte  

January 15, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday no one can stop him from declaring martial law if it means preserving the nation against illegal drugs, terrorism and corruption. “You know I have to protect the Filipino people. It’s my duty. And I tell you

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Philippine negotiators “ready to engage the NDF” in third round of talks

January 14, 2017

The Philippine government’s chief negotiator in its talks with the National Democratic Front said they “are all set and ready to engage the NDF in the discussions of all substantive agenda” when negotiations resume on January 19-15 in Rome. Chief

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Police arrest alleged gun-for-hire in murder of two Japanese

January 14, 2017

A man believed to have killed two Japanese  a few years ago was arrested by police in Las Pinas City on Friday. Kirby Tan, an alleged Army reservist, was arrested 7 am at  Barangay Pulang Lupa Uno. Police recovered two

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Palace expresses belief Philippines will have better relationship with US under Trump

January 14, 2017

A Palace spokesperson expressed belief that United States and Philippines will have better relationship under new  President Donald Trump. “The president is very keen that the Philippines is respected and its sovereignty, independence, sovereignty is respected,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

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Coast Guard seize pangolin meat, dried seahorses and sea dragons

January 14, 2017

The Philippine Coast Guard seized seven styroboxes containing 60 pieces of pangolin, or anteater meat,  13 sacks of dried seahorse and one box of dried sea dragons in a maritime law enforcement operation conducted at the Manila North Harbor on

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Palace spokesman cites “good” relationship between Duterte and Abe

January 14, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have a “good” relationship which reflects on his “value on relationships.” Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella told government radio on Saturday that Duterte “is very Asian in putting value on relationships.” “We

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