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Plans finalized for voluntary repatriation of 497 Filipinos on cruise ship

February 20, 2020

Plans are being finalized to repatriate the  remaining 497 Filipinos on board the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship which has been quarantined by Japanese authorities off Yokohama to curb the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Assistant Health Secretary

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San Miguel hopes transport dept. will resolve suspension of MRT-7 station in QC Memorial Circle

February 19, 2020

San Miguel Corp. said it is optimistic the transportation department will resolve a suspension by the Quezon City government on the construction of the Quezon Memorial Circle station of the MRT-7 project. On Tuesday evening, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte

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Overall BOP position posts $1.36 billion deficit in January

February 19, 2020

The overall balance of payments (BOP) position posted a deficit of $1.36 billion in January, a reversal from the $2.7 billion BOP surplus in the same month last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Wednesday.  The BOP deficit

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CAAP wants to certify 35 airports for night operations by end of Duterte’s term

February 19, 2020

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Wednesday said they are eyeing to certify 35 airports for night operations by the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term in 2022. During Malacanang’s weekly economic briefing, CAAP Director General Jim

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Sison ”hallucinating again” about coup vs Duterte: AFP

February 19, 2020

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Communist Party of the Philippines (CCP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison is “hallucinating again” when he reportedly claimed about a possible coup d’etat against President Rodrigo Duterte. “Sison is hallucinating again. He

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Labor dept. concerned over creation of JIPCO

February 19, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is concerned over the establishment of the Joint Industrial Peace and Concern Office (JIPCO) at the Clark Freeport Zone as it poses a threat to rights of workers in economic and freeport zones.

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DOTr to give SMC time to recover after fire damaged skyway project

February 19, 2020

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade gave San Miguel Corp. time to recover after a portion of Skyway Stage 3 collapsed from a fire last February 2, according to an official from Department of Transportation ( DOTr) on Wednesday. “We are supposed

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Passengers arriving at NAIA down 10.4% due to coronavirus scare

February 19, 2020

The number of passengers who arrived at the country’s premier airport decreased by 10.44 percent compared to last year due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) scare, according to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Wednesday. During Malacanang’s weekly economic briefing,

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