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MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte released a final statement Sunday, April 30, that removed mention of international concerns over China’s “militarization” of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea in a major concession to Beijing.Read more
MANILA -- The Supreme Court (SC) ordered the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to submit a report of the status of the compliance with the Republic Act (RA) 9275 or The Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004.Read more
MANILA -- The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has activated its Emergency Telecommunication Cluster following the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Sarangani, Davao Occidental Saturday morning, April 29.Read more
THE heads of states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) did not raise the Hague-based arbitration ruling on the South China Sea row but emphasized strong stance against reclamation and militarization activities within the contestRead more
MANILA -- The three naval vessels of the China People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Task Group 150 arrived Sunday, April 30, in Sasa Wharf, Davao City.
The goodwill visit of these ships started Sunday and will end on Tuesday, May 2.Read more
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte formally opened Saturday an annual summit of Southeast Asian leaders in Manila with a call to uphold the policy of noninterference in the internal affairs of each Asean member.Read more