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Malacañang on Saturday defended the Philippines’ decision not to support a United Nations resolution calling on Myanmar to end a military campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the nation’s Rakhine state. In a statement, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the Philippines recognized Myanmar’s efforts toward resolving the problem. “The issue in…

PALACE ON MRT WOES

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Malacañang on Saturday assured the public that the government is addressing the problems hounding the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3) through immediate and long-term solutions. Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the government is aware of the difficulties faced by commuters who continue to endure long queues in MRT…

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he would issue a proclamation labeling communist rebels as terrorists as he reiterated that he no longer wanted to talk with the National Democratic Front and the Communist Party of the Philippines following a string of attacks by the New People’s Army on state…

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DESPITE the liberation of Marawi City, Mindanao will remain under martial law due to a lingering threat from terror groups in the country, a military spokesman said on Friday. In a news conference in Malacañang, Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. said there was still a network of local terrorists who…

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) reiterated its call to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons as it expressed “grave concern” over North Korea’s missile tests, saying these “seriously threaten peace and stability” in the region. In the chairman’s final statement on the recently concluded 31st Asean Summit…

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A tremendous success. This was how Malacañang described the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit hosted by the Philippines that cost the government P15.5 billion. “It was a tremendous success. Now that all the guests are gone, there is a sigh of relief that there was not one…

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THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has reiterated its call to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons as it expressed “grave concern” over North Korea’s missile tests, saying these “seriously threaten peace and stability” in the region. In the chairman’s final statement on the recently concluded 31st Asean…

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