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IMPEACHMENT COMPLAINT VS DUTERTE WILL NOT PROSPER – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles expressed confidence that any impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte will not prosper. “I don’t think they have a strong case against the President.” “I don’t think they have a strong case against the President,” Nograles said in an interview with Palace reporters. Critics of the President had earlier claimed that […]

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GOV’T EXTENDS ASSISTANCE TO RESCUED FISHERMEN – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles stressed that government is exerting efforts to obtain justice for the 22-man crew of F/B Gem-Vir I, the fishing boat that sank following an encounter with a private Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea, and that several government agencies would be reaching out to extend assistance to the Filipino fishermen. […]

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CREW OF CHINESE VESSEL COMMITTED ACTS OF INHUMANITY – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon denounced the reported abandonment of Filipino crewmen by the Chinese vessel that hit their boat in the West Philippine Sea, saying the crew of the Chinese boat committed acts of inhumanity in violation of international laws and treaties. In separate statements, Gordon said the abandonment of the Filipino crew by the Chinese […]

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GUMACA CAN BE GATEWAY TO ASIA – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said government must harness the potential of a coastal town in Quezon province as an international seaport to attract investments that will create massive employment opportunities not just for the province, but for the entire CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) region. With its strategic location, Angara said the municipality […]

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SENATE APPROVES MURANG KURYENTE BILL – GATCHALIAN

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill authorizing the use of the P207 billion Malampaya Fund to pay off the stranded contract costs and stranded debt of the National Power Corporation (Napocor). With the approval of Senate Bill No. 1950 (SBN 1950) or the Murang Kuryente Act, Senator Win Gatchalian said […]