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MRT GM offers to quit after Alvarez rebuke

House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez questioned the competence of Metro Rail Transit 3 General Manager Rodolfo Garcia during a public hearing on continuing operational woes of the 19-year-old mass transit system, prompting Garcia to throw a fit and offer his resignation to congressmen.

Manila, Philippines – US Ambassador Harry Thomas was merely dramatizing the serious situation of human trafficking in the Philippines when he stated that about 40 percent of foreign tourists come to the country for sex, said Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario. Thomas, likewise, indicated that Philippine authorities should also focus on […]

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