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PNP, DOT appeal to media to ‘tone down’ drug war reports

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) echoed the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) earlier appeal to the members of the press to “tone down” reports on the alleged summary executions in connection with President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign against illegal drugs. PNP Chief … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

Gov’t officials pay last tribute to Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Prominent political personalities, including Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, paid last tribute to late and former senator Leticia “Letty” Ramos-Shahani during the necrological service at the Philippine Senate on Thursday, March 23 in Pasay City. Shahani, whom former party-list Rep. Neri … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

Duterte opposes moves to impeach Robredo

‘LET’S STOP IT’ DESPITE their seemingly strained relationship over political differences, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his opposition to the impeachment attempt against Vice President Leni Robredo. In a news conference upon arrival at the Davao City International Airport … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

Demand for PH office spaces remain strong amid Trump’s protectionist policies

Property consulting firm JLL reports BPO industry drive market The demand for office spaces in the Philippines will continue to grow despite uncertainties in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector likely caused by United States President Donald Trump’s protectionist stance, … Continue reading

March 22, 2017

Palace chides NY Times report for ‘well-paid hack job’ report on Duterte

Malacañang on Wednesday, March 22 criticized the New York Times (NYT) for what it described a “cynical and unfair” report about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. In its article entitled “Becoming Duterte: The Making of a Philippine Strongman,” the NYT recounted … Continue reading

March 22, 2017

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