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Lorenzana says Japan attending Balikatan as observer

January 13, 2017

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said  Japan’s Self Defense Force will  attend this year’s Balikatan exercise as an observer. “Yes, as observers, only not participants,”  Lorenzana said in a text message to the Daily Manila Shimbun. Lorenzana made the clarification after

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Dela Rosa said they have strong evidence against cop suspected in Korean abduction

January 13, 2017

The head of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said they have strong evidence against a policeman suspected of involvement in the abduction of a South Korean businessman in Pampanga last October. Director General Ronald dela Rosa said in a radio interview

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Chinese caught in Fontana claim they were victims of illegal recruitment

January 13, 2017

A group of  Chinese nationals arrested at Fontana Leisure Park and Casino in Clark, Pampanga  for engaging in illegal online gambling activities claimed they were victims of illegal recruitment, according to a joint counter- affidavit their lawyers filed at the

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Duterte shows Abe his “simple” life in Davao City  

January 13, 2017

DAVAO CITY – After seeing for himself the “simple” life of President Rodrigo Duterte and tasting the infamous durian fruit in Davao City, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left on Friday for Australia, the second leg of his four-nation trip.

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86% of households don’t have a deposit account: central bank survey

January 13, 2017

Eighty-six percent of households do not have a deposit account which means the remaining 14 percent save their money in banks, a central bank survey said Friday. In its 2014 consumer finance survey, it said the “foremost reason cited by

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Cell sites in Cebu City will be shut down during weekend’s Sinulog Festival

January 13, 2017

The National Telecommunications approved  the request of the Philippine National Police to shut down cell sites during the weekend’s Sinulog Festival in Cebu City. “This is the request of the PNP ( Philippine National Police), a temporary shutdown,” said regional

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Filipinos feel Duterte administration must do more to combat inflation, raise workers pay 

January 13, 2017

Filipinos fully support the Duterte administration handling of 11  key issues led by its anti-crime drive, but disapprove its way of combatting inflation, a survey by Pulse Asia said Friday. The issues were the Duterte administration enjoy high approval are

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Abe leaves Davao 

January 13, 2017

DAVAO CITY– Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left this city at 12:43 pm Friday as he ended his overnight official visit to the Philippines. Abe and his wife had breakfast at the home of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.  In  photos taken

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