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Palace to work harder to free 6M Pinoys from poverty by 2022

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By Azer Parrocha, PNA MANILA — Malacañang vowed on Wednesday to “grind daily” to reduce poverty in the country after a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed that fewer ...
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China begins withdrawing vessels from disputed West Philippine Sea territories out of respect for President Duterte

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An initial group of at least 100 Chinese fishing vessels have vacated the contested West Philippine Sea on Tuesday thanks to negotiations between the Philippine government and China. ...
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PRRD optimistic Congress will pass measures for workers’ rights

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By Lilian Mellejor, PNA DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte is optimistic Congress will consider passing needed legislative measures that will fully protect workers’ rights, especially to security of ...
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PRRD eyes ‘immediate ceasefire’ with Reds but on certain conditions

Peace Philippines
Story by PNA MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said he is eyeing for an immediate ceasefire with the New People’s Army (NPA) but insisted on certain ...
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Harnessing efficient, climate-proof renewable energy for PH

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MANILA — Having an ocean renewable energy in the Philippines would not only benefit the country but also its neighbors which could adopt its custom-made marine energy system, an ...
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Is Federalism the solution to the country’s regional poverty woes?

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Economy Opinion Philippines World
Federalism is a system of government where power is divided between several different entities. Each entity is given the power to share control over the same geographic region ...
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Filipino boy shields mother cat in labor from deadly typhoon

Philippines
Flashback to 2015 – Typhoon Egay is slamming into the Philippines, bringing heavy rain and fierce winds. But as Metro Manila begins flooding and people run for shelter, ...
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Senate OKs using Malampaya fund to lower electric bills

Consumer Philippines
The Senate on Monday unanimously voted to pass a bill seeking to reduce electricity rates. Senate Bill No. 1950, known as the “Murang Kuryente Act”, would utilize the ...
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PH gets best corruption index score in 5 years

News Philippines
International anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International released on Tuesday its 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI). This year, the Philippines receive its best score in the last five years and ...
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Foreign tourist arrivals grow by 6.8% in September

Economy Philippines Travel
Compared to the same period last year, September 2018 saw a 6.76 percent boost in the number of foreign tourists arriving in the Philippines. At least 512,240 international ...
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