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Business community ‘solid’ behind Duterte

MANILA, October 11, 2017 — The Palace’s Entrepreneurship Adviser on Tuesday said the business community is solidly behind President Rodrigo Duterte, with its members expressing determination to help the government. “Right now, the barometer of confidence to me in the business side is pretty high. And that can ...
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Asian Artists Agency, Inc., on Monday Evening, conducted the social media launch party of talent Miko & Gab's debut single, 'Hugot'.
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Miko & Gab ‘Hugot’ Music Video Social Media Launch

Asian Artists Agency, Inc., on Monday Evening, conducted the social media launch party of talent Miko & Gab’s debut single, ‘Hugot‘. The launch party was held at the Asian Artists Agency, Inc. (AAAI) office in Quezon City, following closely after Miko & Gab’s successful Manila-Tacloban-Borongan Tour. The single ...
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Ralph Trangia, a suspect involved in the murder of UST law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo III, is expected to return to the country Tuesday.
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Fratman Trangia in Atio murder to return to PH

MANILA — Ralph Trangia, one of the persons suspected involved in the hazing rites which led to the death of University of Santo Tomas (UST) law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo III, is expected to return to the country on Tuesday, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said: “Ralph Cabales Trangia, a ...
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Malacañang confirms sacking of ERC chief

MANILA, October 9, 2017 — Malacañang today confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte has sacked the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), who is a presidential appointee. A statement from the Office of the Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs said the decision was ...
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Aboitiz Group targets 4000MW in 2020

DAVAO CITY — The Aboitiz Group vowed to achieve its goal of providing 4,000 megawatts (MW) of attributable new salable capacity by 2020 highlighting its continued effort to hit the target in three years. Anton Mari Perdices of the AboitizPower Distribution Group even hinted at exploring opportunities overseas ...
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Based on PNoy-era definition, there have been no EJKs under Duterte

MANILA, October 7, 2017 — Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella today supported the statement made by the Philippine National Police (PNP) that there have been no cases of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) under the Duterte administration, saying this is based on the operational guidelines of Administrative Order (AO) No. 35 which ...
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Sarangani mayor’s arrest ‘underscores narco-politics’ deep hold on the country’

MANILA, October 7, 2017 — Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella today said the surrender of Maasim, Sarangani Mayor Aniceto Lopez Jr. underscores how deeply entrenched narco-politics is in the country. “The raid by PDEA operatives of the rest house of the Maasim mayor, where P5 million worth of suspected ...
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Malacañang welcomes Mighty Corp’s P40-B tax settlement

MANILA, October 7, 2017 — Malacañang today welcomed the P40-billion settlement of Mighty Corporation with the government, which it said will fund the Duterte administration’s infrastructure programs. “Mighty Corporation, the country’s number two cigarette manufacturer, has entered into a P40-billion compromise settlement with the government regarding its tax liability,” ...
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Manila mall hours reset to 11 am-11 pm effective Oct 15

MANILA, October 7, 2017 — To ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila with the onset of the holiday season, mall operations will start from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. effective October 15, 2017 to January 15, 2018. This was agreed upon in a meeting of the Metropolitan Manila ...
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The LTO is coordinating with the LTFRB in drafting guidelines that would ensure that PUV drivers will be penalized for any violations they have committed.
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LTO to Impose Stiffer Penalties on Erring PUV Drivers

MANILA — The Land Transportation Office (LTO) supports the imposition of stricter penalties against erring public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers. The LTO has been coordinating with the LTFRB in drafting guidelines that would ensure that drivers will be penalized for any infractions they have committed as part of the ...
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