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‘Relatively, it's already safe to rebuild Marawi,’ says Andanar

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 10:37 Written by
Despite the presence of a few remaining Filipino and foreign terrorist fighters in the newly-liberated city, it is relatively safe to rebuild Marawi, said Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday.   His statement came the morning after President…

Martial law in Mindanao stays despite death of Maute leaders: DND

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:50 Written by
MANILA — The Department of National Defense (DND) on Monday said martial law would remain in effect in Mindanao despite the death of top terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute in Marawi City.   “No, we are not talking about lifting…

US congratulates PHL military for successful operation vs. Hapilon, Omar Maute

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:43 Written by
The United States on Tuesday hailed the operation carried out by the Philippine military that killed the two ISIS-linked leaders of a deadly siege in Marawi City as it vowed to continue working closely with its Filipino counterparts to fight…

DOF conducts lifestyle checks on all its employees

Monday, 16 October 2017 09:14 Written by
Employees of the Department of Finance (DOF) are playing catch me if you can with their employer.   The DOF is faced with the challenge of discovering the unexplained wealth of its employees, who it says are better at hiding…

Classes, gov’t work suspended for Monday’s transport strike

Monday, 16 October 2017 09:00 Written by
DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte suspended classes in all levels, both public and private schools, and government work nationwide as drivers and operators of public utility jeepneys schedule a nationwide strike.   The suspension of work does not include…

Ramos reminds Duterte: Decline in trust ratings sharper than before

Friday, 13 October 2017 09:26 Written by
Former President Fidel V. Ramos on Thursday reminded President Rodrigo R. Duterte of the recent decline in his trust ratings, following the latter's latest outburst against European diplomats.   "The declines in Presidential trust and credibility are sharper than before,"…

President Duterte reminds gov’t officials, media members: uphold truth at all times

Friday, 13 October 2017 09:16 Written by
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Thursday, October 12, urged government officials and members of the media to always uphold the truth in line with their duty of communicating the government’s platform to the people.   “To my fellow workers in…

Palace hands off on Bautista impeachment

Thursday, 12 October 2017 16:37 Written by
Malacañang prefers to keep its hands off on the impeachment of outgoing Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista.   This came after the House of Representatives voted to impeach the poll body chief Wednesday afternoon, following his resignation that…
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