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  • 2 Filipinos missing in Thailand after being swept out to sea – DFA
    MANILA, Philippines — Two Filipinos reportedly went missing in Thailand after they were swept out to sea during a heavy storm in Phuket. The post 2 Filipinos missing in Thailand after being swept out to sea – DFA appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Palace: Giving China fishing rights asserts our ownership of West PH Sea
    President Duterte giving China fishing rights in the West Philippine Sea is an assertion of the Philippines' ownership of the disputed sea, Malacañang said. The post Palace: Giving China fishing rights asserts our ownership of West PH Sea appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Duterte invoking defense treaty with US just a sarcasm–Palace 
    President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark invoking the mutual defense treaty between the Philippines and the US was just another “sarcasm.” The post Duterte invoking defense treaty with US just a sarcasm–Palace  appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Imee Marcos: UN resolution vs Philippines can still be reversed
    The Philippines may lobby for the withdrawal of the Iceland-back resolution asking the UN to look into the country's human-rights situation. The post Imee Marcos: UN resolution vs Philippines can still be reversed appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Duterte: ‘I won’t answer any Caucasian’ asking about drug war
    President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday declared that he would never be tried by an international tribunal for the thousands of killings The post Duterte: ‘I won’t answer any Caucasian’ asking about drug war appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Defense chief confirms European ‘shopping’ trip
    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana plans to go “window shopping” for military equipment in Europe in September The post Defense chief confirms European ‘shopping’ trip appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • UN help sought in probe of ‘lumad’ schools closure
    A network of children’s rights advocates urged the United Nations on Wednesday to probe the violations of indigenous peoples’ The post UN help sought in probe of ‘lumad’ schools closure appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Let Duterte’s ‘China gambit’ play out, says solon
    Let President Rodrigo Duterte’s “China gambit” play out, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said less than a week before the chief executive was set to deliver his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA). The post Let Duterte’s ‘China gambit’ play out, says solon appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Carpio not biting Duterte’s call for US to attack China, saying it’s a joke 
    President Rodrigo Duterte has invoked the Mutual Defense Treaty for the US to attack China but SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio believes it is just a joke. The post Carpio not biting Duterte’s call for US to attack China, saying it’s a joke  appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.
  • Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas—spokeswoman
    HANOI — Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang reiterated on Tuesday Vietnam’s determination to peacefully struggle against violations of its sovereignty, rights and jurisdiction over its sea areas. The post Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas—spokeswoman appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation.

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  • Villar home improvement retail chain going public
    Tycoon Manuel Villar Jr.-led home improvement retailer AllHome Corp. is planning a P20.7 billion stock market debut this coming September, potentially launching its first initial public offering (IPO) in the local market this year. Up to 1.29 billion worth of shares---of which 750 million will be primary shares---are planned to be offered to the public at a price of as much as P16 per share, based on a prospectus filed by AllHome with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Some 375 million secondary shares will be placed out by key shareholder AllValue Holdings Corp., while […]
  • Akbayan Youth to Duterte: Serve the Philippines, not China
        MANILA, Philippines -- Akbayan Youth called on President Rodrigo Duterte to serve the Philippines and not China as the President is set to deliver his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22.   "Ang China [ay] hindi kaibigan ng Filipino. Wala po dapat negosasyon o business as usual sa China. 'Yan po ang true [SONA] dapat hustisya at kaginhawaan para sa Filipino, hindi kay Xi Jinping," Justine Balane, secretary general of Akbayan Youth, told INQUIRER.net after a protest at the Nepa Q Mart in Cubao, Quezon City on Thursday.   Akbayan […]
  • DepEd admitting students from shuttered ‘lumad’ schools
    MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Education (DepEd) assured on Thursday that students affected by the temporary closure of 55 schools serving "lumad" communities in Mindanao will be admitted in other nearby public schools.   "Part of the order issued by our OIC [officer-in-charge] director and part of our directive also is to ensure that the students shall be accommodated in all nearby DepEd schools," DepEd Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan said.   Malaluan likewise said that the schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta' Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. […]
  • Palace wishes Sara Duterte good health
          MANILA, Philippines---Malacaang on Thursday hoped for Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio's speedy recovery after the presidential daughter bared she is suffering from a medical condition that would keep her from attending the fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) of her father, President Rodrigo Duterte. "We can only pray for her safety and recovery from whatever illness that she is presently suffering. Kung meron mang sakit, we will have to pray for her kung ano mang medical condition," Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said in a Palace […]
  • Palace says Duterte can declare martial law if terrorism spills over in NCR
          MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte could declare martial law if terrorism spills over in Metro Manila, Malacaang said Thursday, following the recent suicide bombings in Sulu province. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte was "very concerned" over the twin bombings in Indanan town, a known lair of the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. Panelo echoed Duterte's concern saying the Presidentcould "be compelled to use powers granted to me by the Constitution" if terrorism spills over elsewhere in the country. "Kaya nga 'di ba […]
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  • Return to the pride land with Globe and Disney’s The Lion King!
    Prepare to roar out loud and relive your childhood as the long-awaited remake of the beloved classic, Disney's The Lion King, finally hits Philippine cinemas this July 17! Directed by Jon Favreau, Disney's The Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king must overcome betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock. Bring the whole family and enjoy music from the beloved 1994 classic, plus a spectacular all-star cast that includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonc Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen […]
  • ‘Falcon’ leaves damaged houses in Mindoro
    SAN PEDRO CITY ---- Intermittent rains triggered by Tropical Storm "Falcon" left several houses damaged and forced families to evacuate in Oriental and Occidental Mindoro provinces. As of Thursday, at least 54 persons remained in an evacuation center in Bongabong town in Oriental Mindoro, the regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMC) said. This was after the flood rose on Wednesday and damaged 15 houses made of light materials in Barangay Camantigue. In Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro, a one-meter-high storm surge damaged a house in Barangay Alibog. Twenty […]
  • PH human rights exec says UNHRC resolution a form of ‘bullying’
          MANILA, Philippines --- An official of the Presidential Human Rights Committee on Thursday dismissed the adoption of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution, saying the move to probe the human-rights situation in the country is a form of "bullying." Undersecretary Severo Catura, of the administration's human rights committee, said the government rejects the resolution and will neither consider providing official records on the drug war to the council. "So far we stand by our position that we totally reject that resolution. Any action […]
  • Andrew Tan raises stake in rehabilitated Boracay
    Real estate tycoon Andrew Tan is raising his stake in newly-rehabilitated Boracay Island with the opening of the 442-room three-tower Belmont Hotel inside its Boracay Newcoast estate by next month. The P2.1-billion project of Global-Estate Resorts Inc. (GERI), the leisure estate arm of Megaworld Corp., is the group's second hotel inside the 150-hectare Boracay Newcoast. It is located at the sloping area of the estate beside Savoy Hotel Boracay, overlooking the eastern beach of Boracay Island. The new hotel offers an "exclusive nature experience...as it allows guests to see the […]
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