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Ethics complaints against De Lima, Lacson, Trillanes junked

The Senate panel on Tuesday, February 20, has dismissed the ethics complaints filed against Senators Leila De Lima, Panfilo Lacson, and Antonio Trillanes IV due to lack of jurisdiction. The Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges, chaired by Senator Tito … Continue reading

February 20, 2018

After Boracay, Panglao may also face shutdown

AFTER Boracay, another tourist island in the Visayas is likely to face shutdown over environmental issues. According to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, President Rodrigo Duterte is mulling to close erring establishments in Panglao Island if the reported problems on … Continue reading

February 20, 2018

OFW deployment ban may expand coverage

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the possibility of expanding the deployment ban on Filipino workers to other countries, saying he would not allow the abuse and maltreatment of them. The president made the statement on Monday, February 19, as … Continue reading

February 20, 2018

Go hits Rappler, Inquirer for ‘irresponsible reporting’

SPECIAL Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher “Bong” Go has blamed media outlets Rappler and the Philippine Daily Inquirer for causing the controversy surrounding a multimillion-dollar warship deal. Speaking at a Senate hearing on the P15.7-billion Philippine Navy frigate project … Continue reading

February 20, 2018

Duterte: ‘PH Rise is ours, period’

President Rodrigo Duterte has strongly asserted the country’s sovereignty over the Philippine Rise, formerly called Benham Rise. Speaking in front of the Filipino-Chinese community and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua on Monday, February 19, Duterte stressed that the resource-rich waters belong … Continue reading

February 20, 2018

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