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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the closing ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and Related Summits at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017, expresses the country's continuing commitment to building a strong and resilient ASEAN Community. King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte clarified that he would only declare a revolutionary government if “things go out of control” and the government is in danger of being overthrown violently.
Duterte accused the...
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The National Bureau of Investigation would handle the probe into the decoupling incident of the coaches of the Metro Rail Transit last Thursday. FileMANILA, Philippines — Transportation Undersecretary Cesar Chavez on Sunday said the National Bureau of Investigation would handle the probe into the decoupling incident of the coaches of the MRT-3 last Thursday.
In a statement, Chavez said he had a two-hour meeting with the NBI's Special Action Unit, which would lead the MRT investigation. He said he already conveyed...
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President Rodrigo Duterte signs the Executive Order reconstituting the Bangsamoro Transition Commission in Malacañan on Nov. 7, 2016. Also in the photo are Moro Islamic Liberation Front Peace Panel Chair Mohagher Iqbal, Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza, MILF Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, and Government of the Philippines Peace Implementing Panel Chair Irene Santiago. King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte appealed for patience from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front as Congress deliberates on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law.
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Former regional director Jesus Nieves was meted a maximum prison term of 10 years for graft and another eight years for falsification of public documents. File
MANILA, Philippines — A former official of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Zamboanga peninsula has been sentenced to a maximum of 18 years in prison for the anomalous purchase of information technology (IT) materials.
Former regional director Jesus Nieves was meted a maximum prison term of 10 years for graft and another eight years for...