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Duterte not yet abandoning peace talks with Reds — Bello

Thursday, 12 October 2017 13:24 Written by
President Rodrigo Duterte has not abandoned his promise to bring lasting peace to the country as government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III said the peace talks have not been officially terminated.   Despite Duterte’s repeated remarks that he would no…

CBCP to formally launch ‘Stop the Killings’ nationwide campaign

Thursday, 12 October 2017 13:18 Written by
The Catholic church will launch on November 5 the “Lord Heal our Land Sunday” as part of its 40-day “Stop the Killings” campaign to pray and mourn the deaths of the victims of the recent killings, Catholic Bishops Conference of the…

Sara Duterte sears ‘opportunistic’ Pangilinan, Hontiveros, Trillanes

Thursday, 12 October 2017 12:58 Written by
Davao City Mayor and Presidential daughter Sara Duterte exposed on Thursday the alleged presidential ambitions of three senators who are part of the group “Tindig Pilipinas,” which she mocked as “Hunger Games Pilipinas.”“Lahat ito hindi chismis kasi personal knowledge ko…

More Taiwanese firms keen on expanding in PH

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 16:45 Written by
MANILA — More Taiwanese firms in the Philippines are keen on expanding their operations, following the launch of Taiwan’s new policy meant to strengthen its trade and economic ties with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).   Gary…

President Duterte tours HMAS Adelaide, renews full support to allies

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:17 Written by
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 given a tour of the landing helicopter dock ship HMAS Adelaide…

SSS studying unemployment insurance —chairman

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:27 Written by
The Social Security System (SSS) is looking into providing unemployment insurance for its contributing members, according to its chairman, Amado Valdez, in an interview on Unang Balita on Tuesday.   "Pinag-aaralan namin ngayon 'yung unemployment insurance," Valdez said, adding they…

Time not yet ripe to renew talks with Reds: AFP

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 11:35 Written by
MANILA — It is not yet the right time for the government to resume peace negotiations with rebel groups.   This was emphasized by AFP chief-of-staff Gen. Eduardo Año who noted that the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA)…

Malacañang says CBCP out of touch with reality

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:19 Written by
Malacañang on Sunday said the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines' (CBCP) pastoral letter highlighting the "terror" in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs is "out of touch" with reality.   "The officials of the (CBCP) are apparently out of…
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