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Duterte faces protesters after Sona

MOMENTS after he delivered his second State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24, President Rodrigo Duterte faced jeering protesters outside the Batasan Complex in Quezon City, risking his security.

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Duterte submits P3.767-T budget request to Congress

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte sent the second budget proposal of his presidency, a P3.767-trillion spending package, during his second State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 24.

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2 persons injured, 120 houses razed in Mandaue City fire

TWO persons were injured in a fire that razed 120 houses in Barangay Subangdako, Mandaue City, on Monday afternoon, July 24.

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Duterte urges swift passage of Senate tax reform bill

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte appealed Monday to the Senate to immediately pass its own version of the tax reform package bill that seeks to lessen the burden of the taxpayers.

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LOOK: Tootsy Angara wears prom dress to Sona 2017

SENATOR Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara's wife looked fine on the red carpet during the State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 24, when she wore an old dress from her junior's prom.

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Soldier slain in Quezon Province in NPA skirmish

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City -- A soldier was killed during a firefight early Monday morning, July 24, between the Philippine Army (PA) 76th Infantry Battalion (IB) and New People’s Army (NPA) at a sub-village of Barangay Cagsiay 2 in Mauban, Qu

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Duterte: 'I will never tolerate corruption in government'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, July 24, renewed his commitment that he would get rid of the corruption that continues to hound the government under his six-year term.

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China opens movie theater on disputed South China Sea island

BEIJING -- A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil an

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