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PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Friday said it is time for Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd to leave his Cabinet. In his speech during the 114th Police Service Anniversary rites at Camp Crame in Quezon City, Aquino lauded Roxas’ “exemplary leadership” at the Department of the Interior and Local…

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President Benigno Aquino 3rd has appointed Justice Undersecretary Jose Vicente Salazar as the new chairman of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), replacing Zenaida Ducut who finished her term on July 10. Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said Salazar will serve for seven years or until July 2022. “According to…

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Malacañang on Tuesday maintained that there is nothing wrong in giving huge salaries and bonuses to top diplomats as noted by a Commission on Audit (COA) report. Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. explained that Philippine ambassadors receive salaries based on existing laws and regulations. “Wala po kaming gagawin dahil…

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President Benigno Aquino 3rd and his sisters held Mass on Saturday at the Manila Memorial Park to commemorate the sixth death anniversary of their mother, former president Corazon “Cory” Aquino. The Aquino siblings, dressed in their signature yellow color, gathered in front of their mother’s tomb. Interior Secretary and Liberal…

PALACE TO UST

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Malacañang on Wednesday urged the University of Santo Tomas (UST) to put public safety above its concerns over a flood control project proposed by the government. Palace spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the proposed flood catchment project that will be constructed under UST’s Open Field aims to ensure the safety of…

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Good governance and reforms in doing business have restored confidence in the Philippines, thus moving the economy faster, President Benigno Aquino 3rd said in his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. In his speech, Aquino said the country’s first investment grade rating and improvement in the global…

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Malacañang on Saturday called on local government units (LGUs) to take a more active role in helping prevent food poisoning incidents in the provinces. Palace deputy spokesman Abigail Valte said LGUs should coordinate with the Department of Health (DOH). “Hopefully, all LGUs that have incidents like this will be more…

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President Benigno Aquino 3rd has signed a law establishing the country’s “Open High School System” that will benefit out of school youths and adults. Republic Act 10665, or the alternative secondary education program, provides access to education through the open learning modality. The new law will “enable the youth to…

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Unhappy with the speech prepared for him for a Malacañang event, President Benigno Aquino 3rd gave his speechwriters a dressing down in public. Aquino was late for about 40 minutes at the ceremonial signing of two economic bills at the Palace on Tuesday. In his speech, Aquino said the material…

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MALVAR, Batangas: Gov. Vilma Santos-Recto on Monday said she has no plans yet to run for a higher position in 2016. In an interview after the inauguration of a passport printing plant, Santos admitted that she had received feelers for a possible election bid but won’t entertain the offer. Santos…

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