April 28, 2017, 10:26 am
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PH, Brunei sign accords on economic, cultural ties

THE Philippines and Brunei yesterday signed agreements that will deepen the cultural ties and people-to-people exchanges as well as improve the economic relations of the two countries, including reducing any trade barriers.

Duterte, Brunei Sultan meet today

BRUNEI Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah arrived Wednesday night for his state visit in Manila, ahead of the formal 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nation Summit on April 29.

Complaint filed vs Duterte at ICC

A COMPLAINT was filed yesterday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Netherlands against President Duterte and senior officials, accusing them of crimes against humanity in connection with Duterte’s war against illegal drugs.

Gov’t prepared to host Summit

THE government is prepared to host the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and Related Meetings, including the leaders’ summit this week, according to Ambassador Marciano Paynor Jr.

Duterte offers P1M each for Sayyaf remnants in Bohol

PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said he is offering a P1-million bounty for the arrest, “dead or alive,” of each of the Abu Sayyaf members involved in the foiled attack in Inabanga, Bohol last week.

Duterte back from Middle East trip

PRESIDENT Duterte is set to arrive at dawn today, Monday, from his three-country state visit in the Middle East, in time to meet some 150 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) being repatriated from Saudi Arabia.

Duterte arrives in Saudi for 3-day state visit

PRESIDENT Duterte arrived Monday evening (Tuesday before dawn in Manila) in Riyadh for a three-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Duterte to China: Relax, no weapons in PH-occupied areas

PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday urged China to “relax” as he said he meant no harm when he ordered the military to start occupying islands within the countries’ territory in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

Duterte orders release of veterans’ pension

PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday ordered the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of National Defense to expedite the release of P6.421 billion in unpaid pensions of veterans.

Sueno blinks on Duterte, harbors no hard feelings

FORMER Interior secretary Ismael “Mike” Sueno yesterday said he had irreconcilable differences with his three undersecretaries who initiated sending a confidential letter to President Duterte that led to his ouster.
 

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A modern Nostradamus

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‘A mystic predicted Donald Trump’s presidency and now claims to have a date for World War III.’

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What about capital punishment?

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | April 28, 2017
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‘Convicts to the gallows--not only indigent criminals, but also corrupt politicians, civil servants, judges who, commit plunder.’