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Trump criticizes Iran as ‘corrupt dictatorship’ in UN speech

US President Donald Trump criticized Iran on Tuesday as a “corrupt dictatorship” that is plundering the Iranian people to pay for aggression abroad, using his speech to the United Nations General Assembly to lay down a tough message for Tehran. Source link link: Trump criticizes Iran as ‘corrupt dictatorship’ in UN speech.....»»

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Tunisia reforms face fresh strain after president ends Islamist tie-up

Efforts to rescue Tunisia’s ailing economy face the prospect of fresh turmoil after the president declared his alliance with moderate Islamists at an end, deepening divisions in a fragile coalition managing the country’s transition from autocracy. Tunisia reforms face fresh strain after president ends Islamist tie-up TUNIS (Reuters) – Efforts to rescue Tunisia’s ailing economy… link: Tunisia reforms face fresh strain after president ends Islamist tie-up.....»»

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China to donate bridge worth P1.5B in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Sep) – The Chinese government will donate a major bridge worth P1.5 billion in Davao City, the hometown of President Rodrigo R. Duterte where he served as mayor for 22 years, as a gesture of goodwill for its ally, an official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) […].....»»

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EDITORIAL - Void from the start?

The criminal cases against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV were revived after the amnesty granted to him by then president Benigno Aquino III was declared void by President Duterte......»»

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Amending the words of the law

Senate President Vicente Sotto III stirred a hornet’s nest last week after he echoed a composer’s wishful thinking to tweak a line of our country’s national anthem to reflect a more positive note......»»

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Why is PCD Nominee used for lodging listed common shares?

ARMANDO Torres Navarette, a vice president of the Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI), increased his direct holdings in the bank to 24,678 BPI common shares after buying 3,000 BPI common shares on Sept. 18, 2018. Daniel Winston Chen Tan-Chi, assistant corporate secretary of A. Brown Co. Inc. (BRN), bought 100,000 BRN common shares at P0.83 [...] The post Why is PCD Nominee used for lodging listed common shares? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PCIC allots P1.65-B aid for typhoon-hit farmers

The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) will release about P1.65 billion worth of insurance to farmers whose crops, particularly rice and corn, were badly hit by typhoon “Ompong,” its top official said on Tuesday. In a statement, PCIC President Atty. Jovy C. Bernabe said about 262,057 farmers who planted rice, corn and high value crops [...] The post PCIC allots P1.65-B aid for typhoon-hit farmers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Duterte visits wounded soldiers in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte visited soldiers wounded in a recent battle with Abu Sayyaf militants in Sulu province […].....»»

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Duterte certifies security of tenure bill as urgent measure

President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as an urgent legislative measure a bill that seeks to ensure job security......»»

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Duterte wields tools in inflation battle

President Rodrigo Duterte has issued orders that seek to expedite entry and delivery of imported agricultural commodities in a bid to fight runaway Philippine inflation that is now higher than most emerging economies in Asia......»»

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Enchong Dee and the phenomenon of entertainers ‘leading’ a nation explained

Social media users admired Enchong Dee’s insight on Philippine politics being filled with a considerable amount of former entertainers and how he lamented the situation. The actor shared a news article on Vice Ganda suggesting new songs to be revised by Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III after he proposed to have the last line […].....»»

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Communist and Liberal parties have different ideologies. So are they joining forces?

Figures from opposition bloc Liberal Party and the Communist Party of the Philippines are allegedly joining forces in a destabilization plot against President Rodrigo Duterte even though they have different political ideologies. The plot, called “Red October” by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, alleges that Duterte would be ousted by October 2018. According to […].....»»

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Duterte’s approval, trust ratings fall in Pulse Asia’s September poll

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s trust and approval ratings fell considerably in a September poll by Pulse Asia released on Tuesday. The post Duterte’s approval, trust ratings fall in Pulse Asia’s September poll appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Palace certifies as urgent Senate’s anti-‘endo’ bill

MALACAÑANG has asked that Senate Bill 1826 or the Security of Tenure (SoT) Bill be certified as urgent, following President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s commitment to abolish “endo,” an employment practice that denies workers a path to permanent status. The post Palace certifies as urgent Senate’s anti-‘endo’ bill appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Calamba City gets own congressional district

MANILA, Philippines – Calamba City will have its own congressional district starting 2019. Republic Act 11078, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, September 24, carved the city out of the 1st District of Laguna. Cabuyao City and the towns of Los Baños and Bay will remain in ........»»

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Aklan split into two congressional districts

MANILA, Philippines – Aklan will soon have two legislators in the House of Representatives. President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, September 24, signed Republic Act 11077 reapportioning the province into two congressional districts. The first legislative district is composed of the towns of Altavas, Balete, Banga, Batan, Kalibo, Libacao, ........»»

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Trillanes arrest shows ‘attempt to silence dissent’ – Robredo

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo believes the government is attempting to silence critics after staunch opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV was arrested on Tuesday, September 25.  Robredo made the statement in an interview with  reporters at the Senate, where she defend her office’s proposed budget for 2019, when  ........»»

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From posh hotels to the Senate: The 3 times Senator Trillanes was arrested

MANILA, Philippine – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV was arrested on Wednesday, September 25, for the charge of rebellion, a case that he was already given amnesty under the Aquino administration. He became the 2nd opposition senator arrested under President Rodrigo Duterte. The controversy was sparked ........»»

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Malacañang clears Robredo in supposed Duterte ouster plot

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday, September 25, cleared Vice President Leni Robredo in the supposed ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte. Roque was asked about Robredo's denial of any involvement of the political opposition in the alleged plot. "Well, perhaps, as far as ........»»

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Trillanes taunts Duterte: Watch, you will experience this too

MANILA, Philippines – Even in a tension-filled moment, opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV found a way to mock President Rodrigo Duterte. While posting a P200,000 bail at the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 on Tuesday, September 25, Trillanes was asked for his message to Duterte. “Sana pinapanood niya ........»»

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