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Higher pay, job creation top government priorities

Malacañang yesterday reassured Filipinos that addressing economic issues such as higher pay, inflation and job creation are the top priorities of the Duterte administration. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella issued the statement yesterday after a recent Pulse Asia Survey showed that the most urgent national concerns…
  • Published in Nation

Sino traders assured of Duterte support

President Rodrigo Duterte assured Chinese businessmen of his support, so long as they pay the right taxes and help him in his reform initiatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In his speech during the opening of the 31st Biennial Convention of the Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII)…

No threat to claim Benham Rise -- Esperon

At least for now, no threat from any nation to claim Benham Rise. National security adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We don’t see [any threat]. There could be; but we don’t see any right now. We are also aware of the pronouncements of the…

President offers to stand as ‘ninong’ of OFW’s child

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte before daybreak yesterday offered to be the “ninong” of an overseas Filipino worker’s child. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte, who had just arrived from state visits to the Middle East, noticed the infant while he was delivering a speech at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. “Ilang…

Gordon, Ejercito decry Kadamay ‘anarchy’

SENATOR Richard Gordon has described as a “ticket to anarchy” the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to give away the idle government housing units in Pandi, Bulacan illegally occupied by members of the militant Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sen. JV Ejercito warned that Kadamay’s…

GMA makes special wish on 70th birthday

ON her 70th birthday, former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo wished success not for herself but for President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arroyo believes that the success of President Duterte is also the success of the country. The former president, who was freed during the Duterte…

Bahagi ng destab ang panggugulo ng KADAMAY sa Pandi, Bulacan?

HABANG isinusulat ko ito kahapon ng umaga ay wala pang linaw kung ipatutupad (o ipinatupad na) ang ‘eviction notice’ na inisyu ng National Housing Authority (NHA) para sa libong bilang na miyembro ng Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY) na puwersahang umokopa sa anim na ‘government housing projects’ sa Pandi, Bulacan…
  • Published in Opinion

PH, China to hold direct talks on sea row in May

China and the Philippines will hold direct talks on their maritime dispute in May, Filipino officials said yesterday, as President Rodrigo Duterte seeks stronger economic ties with Beijing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last year a United Nations-backed international tribunal rejected Beijing’s claims to most of the South China Sea,…

Solon to block bgy polls postponement

AN opposition solon vowed to stop administration allies from passing a measure allowing President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint barangay officials. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ifugao Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat, leader of the House Minority Magnificent 7, expressed strong objection to the plan of President Duterte to postpone the barangay…

Reward for drug war cops

ASIDE from pardoning policemen charged with the murder of Albuera town mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. in case they are convicted, President Rodrigo Duterte is resolved to even reward them with promotion to the next higher rank. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Speaking at the “Digong’s Day for Women” event in…
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