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Philippines, Kuwait explore solutions to diplomatic row

Philippines, Kuwait explore solutions to diplomatic row

The Philippines and Kuwait governments expressed willingness to promote and develop friendly relations and to overcome the crisis for the common interest of both countries. Presidential adviser on OFW and Muslim Concerns Abdullah Mamao

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Duterte to return Boracay to residents after cleanup

Duterte to return Boracay to residents after cleanup

President Rodrigo Duterte in a Labor Day speech in Cebu City reiterated the need to clean up Boracay while assuring residents that the resort island would be returned to them after its six-month cleanup.

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Duterte to help endo employees while finalizing EO

Duterte to help endo employees while finalizing EO

President Duterte has sought time to review the draft executive order (EO) that seeks to stop “endo” or end of contract practice by some companies. The President has promised to do his best to

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Malacañang says EO not enough to ban contractualization

Malacañang says EO not enough to ban contractualization

Malacañang admitted that an Executive Order (EO) is not enough to enforce a total ban on contractualization. According to Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra, lawmakers should amend the Labor Code to abolish contractualization.

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SSS to PH-based retiree pensioners: No need for annual confirmation

SSS to PH-based retiree pensioners: No need for annual confirmation

To save time and money, state-run Social Security System (SSS) reminded retiree pensioners in the Philippines who are 84 years old that they are no longer required to do the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners

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Manny Pacquiao ventures into cryptocurrency

Manny Pacquiao ventures into cryptocurrency

Senator Manny Pacquiao is venturing into cryptocurrency and will launch the PAC Coin as the first celebrity to create a token. Pacquiao is an investor in blockchain firm Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX), which

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House attempts to regulate school field trips

House attempts to regulate school field trips

To ensure the safety of students during off-campus activities, the House of Representatives is now finalizing a proposal that will regulate school field trips. In a joint hearing, the committees on basic education and

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House oks bill to boost Benguet socio-eco development

House oks bill to boost Benguet socio-eco development

Social, economic and political development in Benguet province is expected to accelerate soon after the House of Representatives, voting 225-0 without abstention, approved on third and final reading House Bill 6974 seeking to create

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House creates P100M trust fund for more research at PH Rise

House creates P100M trust fund for more research at PH Rise

The House of Representatives has adopted House Resolution 1636, urging the executive department to allocate funds for additional scientific research and feasibility studies in the area east of Luzon, known as the Philippine Rise,

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Local officials cite increase in number of Mayon evacuees

Local officials cite increase in number of Mayon evacuees

The number of evacuees in Albay province swelled to almost 84,500 as the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) strongly advised the public to be vigilant and desist from entering the eight kilometer-radius

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