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Gov’t, ADB and BARMM team up to fast track implementation of Bangsamoro Development Plan

February 18, 2020

The national and Bangsamoro governments, along with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), plans to create a policy team that will look into ways on how to best implement the Bangsamoro Development Plan covering the period 2020-2022. This suggestion came from

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Gov’t implementing voluntary repatriation on Filipinos in cruise ship

February 18, 2020

The Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) said the government will be implementing a voluntary repatriation on the Diamond Princess, where there are 538 Filipinos, docked off Yokohama. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the government will repatriate

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PMA alumni homecoming won’t be open to public and media

February 18, 2020

Due to the threat of the novel coronavirus, the alumni homecoming of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) this year will not be open to the public, the academy spokesperson said on Tuesday. “It (PMA alumni homecoming) will push through on

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Palace says alleged ouster vs Duterte wishful thinking

February 18, 2020

Malacanang downplayed on Tuesday talks about the supposed ouster of President Rodrigo Duterte, saying they were just “wishful thinking.” In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte still enjoys the support of the majority of Filipinos. “That’s a

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Palace blames “flaws” on intelligence gathering for Espenido’s inclusion in drug watchlist

February 18, 2020

Malacanang blamed on Tuesday the supposed “flaws” in the intelligence gathering for the inclusion of Police Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido in the drug watchlist. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo insisted that President Rodrigo Duterte trusts Espenido, one

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Palace says no “sacred cow” amid alleged BI corruption, POGO issue

February 18, 2020

Malacanang said on Tuesday there are no “sacred cows” in the government amid alleged anomalies involving the Philippine offshore gaming operations. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, however, said that an investigation on the alleged corruption at the

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Cop, suspect killed in encounter with five armed men in Misamis Oriental

February 18, 2020

A police officer was killed while another was injured in an encounter with around five armed men in Libertad, Misamis Oriental last Monday night. The Misamis Oriental provincial police said slain cop was Police Staff Sergeant Ronald Caayupan while wounded

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Palace supports SolGen’s petition for gag order on ABS-CBN quo warranto case

February 18, 2020

Malacanang expressed support on Tuesday on the move of Solicitor General Jose Calida to ask the Supreme Court to issue a gag order on the quo warranto petition that he filed against ABS-CBN. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador

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