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The series of attacks by alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) has “fueled the public’s doubt” on the sincerity of the Communist Party of the Philippines in the peace process, Malacañang said on Monday. The NPA, the communist party’s armed wing, was tagged in at least five attacks…

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest officials of the Office of the Ombudsman if they refuse to be probed by an “independent” commission. Still stung by the Ombudsman’s earlier announcement that it would investigate his and his family’s bank transactions, Duterte on Friday threatened to tap the military or…

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has no plans to pursue cases against the heirs of former president Ferdinand Marcos, saying children should not be made to pay for their father’s sins. In an interview aired over state-run People’s Television Network on Friday night, Duterte said Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos and former…

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President Rodrigo Duterte is still not keen on resuming talks with the communists, saying it would just be a waste of money. “Gastos lang yan. Wala talagang mangyari niyan (That’s a waste of money. Nothing will happen),” the President said, when asked if he would still send Presidential Adviser on…

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Malacañang on Saturday confirmed that United States President Donald Trump will visit the Philippines in November this year. “We confirm US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Philippines this November,” Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement. For his part, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Saturday,…

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President Rodrigo Duterte said he was only kidding when he said his daughter, Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte, was the most eligible person to succeed him in 2022. In an interview aired over state-run PTV4 on Friday night, Duterte recalled proposing the idea as a joke during a dinner…

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Malacañang on Friday said the Philippine government would never accept foreign intervention in its internal affairs, particularly in its crackdown on illegal drugs. Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella issued the statement after 39 member-states of the United Nations (UN) expressed alarm over the alleged summary executions of suspected drug offenders in…

DEATH TOLL HITS 900

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said the conflict in Marawi would finally be over by September’s end, four months after Islamic State-linked Maute terrorists laid siege to the city. In Eastern Samar on Thursday, Duterte again admitted that the government underestimated the capabilities of the Maute terrorists. “Actually, it is the SAF,…

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Malacañang on Thursday urged the Senate to hasten the passage of the proposed P3.767 trillion budget for 2018 which is deemed critical in supporting the Duterte administration’s ambitious plans for the country. “We hope that the Senate can swiftly approve its own version of the proposed bill on the national…

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