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Pinoys urged to ensure ‘truly independent PH’

Philippines
By Azer Parrocha, PNA MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday called on Filipinos to ensure that the dream of “a truly independent Philippines” is achieved within their lifetime. ...
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PRRD orders Kapa, others shut down

Business Philippines
By Allan Nawal, PNA DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and other government agencies to shut down investment schemes that are ...
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China begins withdrawing vessels from disputed West Philippine Sea territories out of respect for President Duterte

News Philippines Politics
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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President Duterte inks nearly PHP300-B worth of Japan business deals

Economy Philippines
President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s trip to Japan has already assured at least PHP288.804 billion worth of business deals for the Philippines. According to a statement given Wednesday by ...
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Go dispels rumors on PRRD’s hospitalization with photos

Philippines
By Azer Parrocha, PNA  MANILA — To dispel rumors on President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s alleged hospitalization, former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go shared photos ...
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Negative campaign vs. PRRD backfired at Otso Diretso: analyst

Andre Gabriel Custodio Esteban, an 11-year-old Filipino boy from Fresno, California, wrote a letter to President Duterte, shared by his mother on Facebook.
Philippines Politics
By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora, PNA MANILA — The jabs of the opposition bloc Otso Diretso against President Rodrigo Duterte have only benefitted the administration’s senatorial bets after its ...
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Duterte to ink at least 10 deals in Japan trip

Philippines Politics
By Azer Parrocha, PNA MANILA — The Philippines is expected to sign at least 10 business agreements during President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s trip to Japan by end of May. ...
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Let’s wait for CPP’s natural life to end: Duterte

Peace Philippines
MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has floated the idea of simply waiting for the communist insurgency to end on its own. Duterte, who last April said he is ...
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PRRD optimistic Congress will pass measures for workers’ rights

Philippines
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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No need to prove oust-Duterte matrix

Politics
By Azer Parrocha, PNA MANILA — It is “totally unnecessary” to prove the legitimacy of the “oust-Duterte” matrix, which links journalists and lawyers to a plot to discredit President ...
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