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Duterte cuts APEC trip short, returns to PH Sunday morning

PORT MORESBY – President Duterte will be flying home earlier than scheduled from his trip to Papua New Guinea. The President has decided to cut short his three-day trip to Papua New Guinea and return to the Philippines by early Sunday morning. Based on his revised schedule released by the Palace, the President will no […]

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PORT MORESBY – The Philippines is ready to build schools and deploy teachers to Papua New Guinea in a bid to enhance the development of its neighbor. On the first day of his visit here Friday, President Duterte has announced the government’s education aid to Papua New Guinea in appreciation to its generosity and kindness […]

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North Korea tests new weapon

  SEOUL (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the testing of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon,” Pyongyang’s state media reported yesterday, in a move that will raise the temperature over denuclearization talks. It marked the first official report of a weapons test by North Korea since it began a delicate diplomatic […]

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The tropical depression that developed east of Mindanao outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility is expected to enter the country tomorrow, the State weather bureau said yesterday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration spotted the tropical cyclone 2,310 kilometers east of Mindanao yesterday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour […]

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JBC nominates 7 CA justices for SC post

The Judicial and Bar Council yesterday nominated seven Court of Appeals associate justices to the post of Supreme Court associate justice that was vacated with the promotion of the now retired Chief Justice Teresita J. Leonardo de Castro. Nominated were Associate Justices Japaar B. Dimaampao, Manuel M. Barrios, Ramon R. Garcia, Edgardo L. delos Santos, […]

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Villar sacks engineer in P20-M extortion try

    A DISTRICT engineer caught in a video allegedly engaging in an anomalous transaction for a P20-million kickback from a contractor in Ifugao was sacked by Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar. In a memorandum dated Nov. 14, 2018, Villar ordered District Engineer Lorna Ricardo to immediately vacate her post as district engineer […]

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