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Marawi Liberated, Fighting Continues

DAY OF CELEBRATION Waving a flag, soldiers aboard an armored personnel carrier celebrate their victory amid gunfire and explosions in Marawi City. —AFP
Peace Philippines
MARAWI CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday declared the liberation of Marawi, but the military says the five-month battle against gunmen loyal to the Islamic State (IS) ...
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C. Visayas Police Drug Enforcement Units Disbanded

Central Visayas Police have ordered the deactivation of all drug enforcement units (DEUs) following President Duterte’s order giving PDEA sole control of anti-drug operations in the country
Peace Philippines
CEBU CITY — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) on Friday ordered the deactivation of all drug enforcement units (DEUs) in the region following President Rodrigo ...
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BSP Governor Advocates Financial Inclusion at US Embassy

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor A. Espenilla addresses US government officials, corporate executives, and members of Fil-am community at a reception hosted by the Philippine Embassy in its Chancery Annex on 10 October 2017.
Philippines World
“A strong and stable economy is made more meaningful only if it includes everyone,” Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. boldly declared at a ...
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New PH Honorary Consul in Perth, AU Sworn Into Office

The Philippine Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Minda Calaguian Cruz, administered the oath of office to Mr. Michael Stanley Gillis as Philippine Honorary Consul in Perth, Western Australia.
Philippines World
The Philippine Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Minda Calaguian Cruz, has administered the oath of office to Mr. Michael Stanley Gillis as Philippine Honorary Consul in Perth, Western Australia. The Philippine Consulate ...
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AFP CGSC Class 62 Visits PH Embassy In Beijing

A total of 44 students from CGSC Class 62, including two international military students from Indonesia and Malaysia, had a six-day visit to Beijing as part of the Foreign Academic Travel program of the course.    
Philippines World
The AFP Command and General Staff Course (CGSC) Class 62 paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Jose Santiago Sta. Roman and the Philippine Embassy officials in Beijing on ...
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Indian Car Maker Tata Motors to Join PUV Modernization

Indian carmaker Tata Motors plans to manufacture in the Philippines and targets to join the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program
Business Philippines
MANILA — Indian carmaker Tata Motors plans to manufacture in the Philippines and targets to join the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program through its local distributor Pilipinas ...
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President Duterte tours HMAS Adelaide

The President was given a tour of the landing helicopter dock ship HMAS Adelaide anchored at the Port of Manila by the Australian Defence Force
Peace Philippines World
MANILA–President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, October 10, visited the largest ship of the Royal Australian Navy and reiterated full support to the Philippines’ allies. The President was ...
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Global premium brands eye increased presence in PH

Herve Ducros, managing director for Travel Retail for the Asia Pacific Region of fashion company Chanel said that the brand is set to open a section in Duty Free Philippines in the first quarter of 2018.
Life Philippines
MANILA — More global premium brands are expected to increase their presence in the Philippines in anticipation of the growth of Chinese tourists in the country, the Department ...
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PHL backing China AIIB, Belt and Road Initiative

China
Economy Philippines World
SHANGHAI—Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has assured China of the Philippines’ full cooperation with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the Belt and Road program, both of which, ...
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Dominguez: PH to ease foreign investment

PH opening to more foreign investement
Business Philippines World
Tokyo, October 1, 2017 – Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III assured Japanese businesspersons that, in fulfillment of President Duterte’s commitment to open up the economy to more long-term, ...
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