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Retired Philippine Airforce General says Noynoy Aquino left SAF 44 to die in Mamasapano despite pleas

The Mamasapano clash, or the SAF 44 incident as it’s come to be known, is arguably one of the grimmest events in recent Philippine history. On 25 January 2015, the ill-fated police operation Oplan Exodus ended in tragedy. Three platoons of the elite Special Action Force police commandos ...
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Sec. Dominguez orders BOC to donate food to feed 267K Taal evacues

The country is still reeling from Taal volcano’s eruption earlier two weeks ago. However, the tragedy of this natural disaster has shown how compassionate and caring the Philippine government is to victims. Yesterday, the House of Representatives held their first ever session outside of Batasan, going directly to ...
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Robredo continues capitalizing on Taal eruption by staging photoshoot of her packing relief goods

It’s been a few days since “Pandesal-gate” broke and unfortunately, Leni Robredo still doesn’t seem to understand what we’re talking about. In fact, the latest exhausting update is that she’s just released a whole photoshoot of her packing relief goods. As if that addresses anything. Take a look ...
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KIKO PANGILINAN SAYS IT IS A CRIME TO ASK WATER CONCESSIONAIRES TO SIGN NEW CONTRACTS THAT ARE FAVORABLE TO CONSUMERS

Despite huge support from both the President and the general public, Senator Kiko Pangilinan is standing against revising the current water concessionaire contracts. Despite fact-finding reports deeming several provisions within these to be “onerous” and unjustly unfavorable to the public. Pangilinan, who is President of the once-reigning Liberal ...
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Bong Go renews call for creation of Department for OFWs amid rising tensions in the Middle East; calls for justice for slain OFW in Kuwait: A life for a life

During the launch of the Malasakit Center in Taguig-Pateros District Hospital, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go renewed his call for the creation of the Department of Overseas Filipinos that will be responsible for the promotion of welfare and protection of rights of Filipino migrant workers and other overseas ...
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House reminds ABS CBN that franchise is a privilege, not a right

The House of Representatives is set to soon begin tackling the renewal for another 25 years of media giant ABS CBN’s broadcasting franchise. The issue is quite a hot button one now since President Duterte himself has voiced his opposition to the renewal, citing political bias and mismanagement. ...
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Lopez Family, one of Philippines’ richest, gets some love from pro-Communist congressmen

ABS CBN has enjoyed their broadcasting franchise for the last quarter century. In this time, the Lopez-owned firm has grown to dominate the Philippine media industry. Unfortunately, despite the 25 years it had to shape up its management, ABS CBN failed to live up to certain expectations, like ...
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DUTERTE, CAYETANO APPROVAL RATINGS GO UP IN LATEST PULSE SURVEY

The decade is ending on a high note for the nation’s top officials. According to a recent Pulse Asia survey, both President Duterte and Speaker of the House Alan Peter Cayetano continue to break records for public trust and approval as of December 2019. The latest Pulse Asia ...
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House sponsors the Department of OFW bill

Despite the fast-approaching holiday break, the House of Representatives remains hard at work passing landmark legislation to benefit the Filipino public. True to their commitment to better serve the growing OFW population, the House has officially sponsored today a bill seeking to establish a Department of Overseas Filipino ...
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Senate approves Salary Standardization Bill; Bong Go echoes Duterte’s call for holistic increase

After President Rodrigo Duterte certified as urgent on Monday, December 16, the bill that seeks to increase the salaries of civilian government employees, the Senate passed its measure on final reading on the same day. Senate Bill (SB) No. 1219, which seeks to give civilian government employees their ...
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