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UP honorary doctorate degree to Duterte draws flak

UP honorary doctorate degree to Duterte draws flak

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR), the university’s highest policy making body, has offered a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degree to President Rodrigo Duterte as part of tradition. The state

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Palace says Trump may attend ASEAN November meeting

Palace says Trump may attend ASEAN November meeting

US President Donald Trump has personally indicated over the phone that he is coming to the Philippines later this year. This was revealed by Malacañang protocols chief Ambassador Marciano Paynor saying the American leader

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Liza Soberano has tweet exchange with Christian Navarro

Liza Soberano has tweet exchange with Christian Navarro

Actress Liza Soberano was very excited when American actor Christian Navarro tweeted her recently. Navarro who plays Tony in the hit Netflix mystery thriller “13 Reasons Why,.” replied to Soberano’s tweet about bullying after

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Kris Aquino off to US to sign Hollywood movie contract

Kris Aquino off to US to sign Hollywood movie contract

TV host Kris Aquino flew to Los Angeles on Sunday night, April 16 to sign a movie contract for a Hollywood film. On her Instagram account, Kris said she was contacted by Tony &

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Julie Anne San Jose wins big in int’l song contest

Julie Anne San Jose wins big in int’l song contest

Julie Anne San Jose recently won a Silver Global Sound award at the 2017 International Song Contest: The Global Sound. The Kapuso singer-actress took second place for her composition “Tidal Wave,” besting international artists

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‘Miss Saigon’ UK tour features two Filipinos

‘Miss Saigon’ UK tour features two Filipinos

Two Filipinos will be part of the cast of the UK tour of “Miss Saigon” set for July. This was announced by show producer Cameron Mackintosh who said that Red Concepcion and Gerald Santos

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Villar: Additional lanes along Napindan Bridge 2 to open by July

Villar: Additional lanes along Napindan Bridge 2 to open by July

Consistent with the mandate of the President Rodrigo Duterte to fastrack project, Department of Public Work Secretary Mark Villar announced that two additional lanes along the Napindan Bridge 2 can soon be accessed by

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SSS to release P71M for P1,000 benefit under special cases

SSS to release P71M for P1,000 benefit under special cases

The state-run Social Security System on Thursday said it has released about P71.84 million to its partner banks for the P1,000 additional benefit of the first batch of pensioners under special cases. SSS President

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Piñol Sees Bumper Rice Harvest this Year

Piñol Sees Bumper Rice Harvest this Year

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said today, Thursday/March 30, that he sees a bumper harvest of rice this season based on his visual appreciation of farm areas he visited at the start of the year.

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Piece by peace

Piece by peace

Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Jesus G. Dureza, representing President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, said that the message of the President is very simple, “Everybody could help bring peace in the land.” Speaking before the Mindanao

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