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President Rodrigo Duterte lamented the shortage of water treatment facilities, even though consumers were supposed to pay for their building. A particular water company was not mentioned by Duterte. Earlier, the Supreme Court issued a decision imposing fine on water concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad worth P921 million for failing to establish sewer lines connecting all households with wastewater treatment plants. Manila Water warned that the water level could rise

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Five Philippine athletes who won medals in recent tournaments got President Rodrigo Duterte’s congratulatory present. Carlos Yulo (gymnastics), Ernest Obiena (pole vault), Nesthy Petecio (boxing), silver medalist Eumir Marcial (boxing) and bronze winner Hidilyn Diaz (weightlifting) all met Duterte at the Malacañang Golf Clubhouse on Wednesday, October 16. According to Senator Bong Go, who chairs the sports committee of the house, the 3 gold medalists were given P1 million each

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Carlos Edriel Yulo, 19, has great hopes in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Once he won the gold in the world gymnastics championships men’s floor competition, Yulo did what no other Philippine did. He hopes he can do more work and training on himself. Even Yulo’s theory was accepted by Cynthia Carrion, the president of the Philippines Gymnastics Association, the regional governing body. Never has any Philippine won an Olympic gold

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For the first time in over a decade, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia, seeking to capitalize on the growing influence of military advances in Syria, strong ties with regional rivals, and energy policy cooperation. U.S. troops were evacuating northern Syria on the eve of Putin’s trip as their former Kurdish allies struck an agreement with Assad’s Russian-backed army to halt a Turkish offensive. Russia has also established relations

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President Rodrigo Duterte was greeted by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. In a capital, Medvedev sometimes said he is “the White House,” the two rulers held their talks in the House of Russia. Duterte arrived in Russia for a four-day visit and is expected to travel to the Black Sea resort of Sochi where he will join Russia’s Vladai discussion club of experts and meet President Vladimir Putin on a

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Secretary of Defense Delfin Lorenzana said that he could ask President Rodrigo Duterte to exclude the army from his order to dismiss loans and grants from 18 nations that supported an investigation into the Philippine drug war. The defense department buys property under its military modernization program and receives donations or loans from some nations. Australia is one of 18 UN Human Rights Council member countries, which adopted Iceland’s resolution

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The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) will release inmates who have surrendered under the ultimatum of President Rodrigo Duterte despite not having been convicted of horrible offences The DOJ reported that 2,221 convicts had surrendered, 1,985 of whom were in the domestic prison while 236 were in police custody. The figure exceeds the BuCor information showing that since 2014 only 1,914 heinous-crime convicts have been released under the GCTA law. The

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President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed the sale of land to beneficiaries of the agrarian reform, stating that he will not honor such agreements. Duterte slammed sugar barons buying and selling parcels of the property back to farmers-beneficiaries as he stressed that such sales would not be recognized. The President reiterated that the law prohibits the sale of land distributed under the land reform program and urged farmers to use the land


On Thursday, President Rodrigo Duterte said he sees nothing wrong with China’s proposal to share oil resources in the West Philippine Sea as long as Manila receives the larger share. The president is planned to travel to China later this month— the fifth time since he took office in 2016—to discuss maritime problems with president Xi Jinping. Duterte said he planned to follow the sharing agreement as he brought Manila’s


The Philippine Federation of Industries promotes the veto of the suggested tenure security bill by President Rodrigo Duterte as regularizing all staff could lead companies to automate and cut employment. Duterte said he vetoed the measure seeking to end contractualization because there should be a sensitive balance between the interests of employees and employers. What will happen is that companies will tend to automate or depend entirely on external services