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Duterte says corruption, red tape still rampant

Duterte says corruption, red tape still rampant

Corruption and red tape are still prevalent in the bureaucracy in exchange for faster public service. This was bared by President Rodrigo Duterte in his speech during the PDP-Laban campaign rally in Malabon City

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PAGASA says PH now approaching dry season

PAGASA says PH now approaching dry season

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) says the days will begin to last longer and nights get shorter after Thursday’s vernal equinox. According to PAGASA, vernal equinox is an astronomical event

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Malacañang to deport ICC prosecutors

Malacañang to deport ICC prosecutors

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said prosecutors from the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be deported if they enter the Philippines to investigate allegations of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Panelo

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ICC says prelim inquiry continues despite PH withdrawal

ICC says prelim inquiry continues despite PH withdrawal

The preliminary examination into President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-drug crackdown will continue notwithstanding the Philippines’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This was disclosed by ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda who stressed the court continues

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Duterte signs law abolishing Road Board

Duterte signs law abolishing Road Board

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11239 or “An Act Abolishing the Road Board and providing for the disposition of the Motor Vehicle User’s Charge Collections”. Under the new law, MVUC will be “remitted

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Senators hail Benjamin Diokno’s appointment as BSP governor

Senators hail Benjamin Diokno’s appointment as BSP governor

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno as the next Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor following the death of Nestor Espenilla, Jr. The appointment was welcomed by senators Francis “Chiz” Escudero,

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Otso Diretso bets cry foul over Bong Go shirts issue

Otso Diretso bets cry foul over Bong Go shirts issue

Otso Diretso candidates Florin Hilbay and Erin Tañada urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to investigate the distribution of shirts of administration bet Bong Go during a 3-day national Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB)

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Eleazar fires police chiefs of EPD, Pasay City

Eleazar fires police chiefs of EPD, Pasay City

Metro Manila police chief Director Guillermo Eleazar has recently relieved the police chiefs of the Eastern Police District (EPD) and Pasay City over extortion incidents. EPD director Chief Superintendent Bernabe Balba and Pasay city

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Duterte’s narco list to be released next week

Duterte’s narco list to be released next week

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo told reporters that President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of politicians allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade would be released next week. Lawmakers oppose publication of the narcolist, saying politicians whose

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Working mothers granted additional leave benefits

Working mothers granted additional leave benefits

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that extends the paid maternity leave to 105 days for female workers. The signing of the Expanded Maternity Leave Act, which covers working mothers in both public

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