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President Duterte’s Independence Day statement

DAVAO CITY, June 12, 2017 — Malacanang released today President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement on the occassion of Independence Day. I join the entire Filipino nation in celebrating the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence. More than a century ago, thousands have laid down their lives so that ...
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Four Maute terrorists killed in ambush

Four terror suspects who were earlier captured with the mother of the Maute terror group leaders were killed after the patrol car that was transporting them was ambushed by still unidentified gun men in Pantar, Lanao del Norte. Those killed were identified as Zulkifli Maute, Alan Solaiman, Salah ...
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Duterte government to spend Php 10 billion for Marawi rehabilitation

A P10 billion multi-agency rehabilitation program to be implemented over six months is being prepared by the government for Marawi City. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella, speaking during the Mindanao Hour program at Radyo ng Bayan, said the Executive Order for “Bangon Marawi” is now with the Office of ...
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PRRD visits wakes

DAVAO CITY, June 10, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte visited the wake of the late Agrarian Reform Undersecretary Marcos Risonar Jr. last June 9. The remains of Risonar are at the Cosmopolitan Funeral Chapel in J. Camus Street, Davao City. The same night, Duterte also visited the wake of the ...
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Duterte breaks bread with 603rd Brigade

DAVAO CITY, June 10, 2017 — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte vowed to continue supporting the troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during his visit to the 603rd Brigade, 6th Infantry Division (6ID) of the Philippine Army (PA) at Camp Iranun in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on June 9, ...
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PRRD orders EDSA online

DAVAO CITY, June 9, 2017 — The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte will launch this Monday, Independence Day, the free Wi-Fi and internet services along the entire stretch of the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). The Presidential Communications Operations Office, in a statement, said that this was among ...
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Duterte visits army camp in CDO

DAVAO CITY, June 9, 2017 — His visit to the frontline troops in Marawi City postponed, President Rodrigo Duterte instead visited another nearby military camp in the midst of ongoing skirmishes between government troops and members of the Maute Group. The fighting is entering its fourth week next ...
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Speaker Alvarez to Supreme Court: Pupunitin ko ang order ninyo

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez today warned of a possible constitutional crisis as a result of several petitions asking the Supreme Court to compel Congress to convene in a joint session to discuss the factual basis of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. “Balikan muna nila (petitioners) ...
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Duterte visits Liberators

DAVAO CITY, June 7, 2017 — President Rodrigo spoke with troopers from the 602nd Infantry Brigade (602nd IB) during a visit at the Camp Robert Edward Lucero in Carmen, North Cotabato on June 6, 2017. Duterte was briefed on the situation in Marawi during his visit. The President told the troops ...
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BSP reviews impact of OFW deployment ban to Qatar

MANILA, June 7, 2017 — The impact of the temporary deployment ban of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Qatar is yet to be seen but the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said it will continue to monitor the situation. ”OFWs might transfer or would move to other countries ...
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