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Pandemic’s twilight zone: UNGA goes virtual, Duterte finally addresses UN

First word IT took plenty to get President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines to finally agree to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). It...

PH willing to accept refugees – Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte informed the United Nations that his administration is willing to accept refugees, including the Rohingya from Myanmar. “As I have said many times, the doors of the Philippines are...

Duterte to UN: Anti-terror law ‘crucial’ in fight vs terorrism

SAYING "terrorism looms large", President Rodrigo Duterte on Wedesday  defended the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), saying it...

Duterte ‘understands’ if Cayetano would stay on as Speaker — Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte understands if Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano would stay until December so as not to derail the passage of the 2021 budget,...

Doors of PH open to refugees, Duterte tells UN

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte expressed before the United Nations his administration’s willingness to accept refugees, including Rohingyas from Myanmar. “As I have said many times: The...

Duterte calls for UN reforms, equal access to Covid vaccine

SAYING the United Nations (UN) "remains humanity’s essential Organization," President Rodrigo Duterte called for reforms as the international body finds itself saddled by the...

Duterte vows to uphold human rights, hits anti-govt ‘interest groups’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte vowed that the Philippines would continue to protect the rights of its people as he took a swipe at "interest groups"...

Stay, Duterte appeals to health workers

President Rodrigo Duterte renewed his appeal to health care workers to stay in the Philippines while the country battles the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In his public address...

Duterte govt requires 3rd telco to outperform Globe and Smart, or lose P26B bond

THAT statement isn’t mine nor from anonymous sources. It’s straight from the horse’s mouth, so to speak, from former Information and Communications acting secretary...

Duterte to address UN General Assembly

For the first time since he assumed office, President Rodrigo Duterte will address the United Nations, which he repeatedly lambasted in the past for...

NBI official, brother face raps over ‘pastillas’ scheme

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday filed criminal charges against its legal assistance chief and his brother for allegedly accepting bribes to...

World’s workers lost $3.5 trillion in wages amid pandemic

GENEVA: The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavier toll on jobs than previously feared, the United Nations said on Wednesday, with hundreds of millions...

Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine can protect against...

2,833 new cases raise Covid total to 294,591 in PH

THE coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the Philippines increased by 2,833 on Wednesday, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Wednesday. This raises the...

Budget shortfall shrinks to P40B in Aug

THE government incurred a narrow budget deficit in August on the back of the muted rise in spending amid the decline in revenues, data...
 

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