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PH-Indonesia RoRo travel launched

President Rodrigo Duterte and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo sent off yesterday the first roll-on roll-off (RoRo) vessel that will travel between the cities of Davao and General Santos to Bitung, Indonesia. The launch of the Super Shuttle RoRo 12 marks the formal shipping trade route between the two countries…

Free college education awaits DU30 okay

FREE education in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs) is expected to be enforced in the second semester of school year 2017-2018. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Senate and the House of Representatives on Tuesday ratified the bicameral conference committee report scrapping tuition in…

Palace hits Duterte’s ML critics

Malacañang yesterday lashed at critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The President’s focus is on addressing the terrorist threat in Mindanao, not on the misguided commentaries of critics,” Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement to Palace reporters yesterday.…

Islamist militants threaten to kill priest

Islamist militants who triggered martial law in Mindanao when they rampaged through a city are threatening to kill a priest and other hostages, the Catholic Church said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law across the southern region of Mindanao on Tuesday after the militants,…
  • Published in Nation

NPC cites better state of media under Duterte administration

The National Press Club of the Philippines (NPC), the largest and one of the most firmly established organizations of professional media men in the country, cited the government’s policy for “greater transparency and a safer environment for today’s journalists.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a statement, NPC president Paul…
  • Published in Nation

Trapped

Fearful of murderous Maute Group, over 2,000 Marawi residents cannot join sea of civilians fleeing war-torn city SECURITY forces traded heavy gunfire with Islamist militants inside Marawi City Monday, as fears grew for up to 2,000 people unable to escape a week of fighting that has left women and children…

‘Very good’

President Duterte keeps high satisfaction rating in latest Social Weather Stations survey THE latest survey results which showed President Rodrigo Duterte maintaining his “very good” satisfaction rating in the first quarter of 2017 has inspired him to do even better, Malacanang said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We value…

DU30 unabashed Trump admirer

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday tried to sound like an American as he imitated US President Donald Trump while heaping praises on the US leader in front of the Filipino community in Doha, Qatar. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The President said the US president is a "pragmatic thinker" whose…

No problem picking bgy execs

CONTRARY to the claim of opposition, appointing barangay officials nationwide is not a tedious or complicated task for President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In defending the President’s plan to appoint barangay officials instead, Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers proposed the creation of screening committee among…
  • Published in Nation

Marawi war end before SONA eyed

DEFENSE and military officials hope that the Marawi conflict will be over before President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA) later this July, even as they believe that Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon is still holed up in the besieged city. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…
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