Senators want travel tax scrapped | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 22). Senators want travel tax scrapped. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senators-want-travel-tax-scrapped/604099/ Senators want travel tax scrapped By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 22, 2019 SENATORS Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Emmanuel Pacquiao and Francis Pangilinan have filed their respective bills seeking to abolish the travel tax collected in … Continue reading

Xi now seeks sea reg | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, August 14). Xi now seeks sea reg. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/14/xi-now-seeks-sea-reg/ Xi now seeks sea reg By Kristina Maralit – August 14, 2019 12:05 AM Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that China “could be” the cause of delay in the completion of … Continue reading

Bill filed raising teachers’ salaries | BusinessWorld

Reference: Cortez, G. M. (2019, July 05). Bill filed raising teachers’ salaries. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/bill-filed-raising-teachers-salaries/ Bill filed raising teachers’ salaries July 5, 2019 | 7:15 pm PHILSTAR SENATOR Sherwin T. Gatchalian filed a bill that aims to raise the salary of public school teachers to be at par with the ASEAN average.

War no option in sea clash | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, June 26). War no option in sea clash. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/06/26/war-no-option-in-sea-clash/ War no option in sea clash By Kristina Maralit – June 26, 2019 PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte stresses a point during the Hugpong ng Pagbabago thanksgiving dinner Monday night when he … Continue reading

Phl co-leads ASEAN data protection push | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, May 02). Phl co-leads ASEAN data protection push. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved May 07, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/02/phl-co-leads-asean-data-protection-push/ Phl co-leads ASEAN data protection push By TDT – May 2, 2019 12:17 AM The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is closely working with Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) in developing the … Continue reading

4th China trip a cinch | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, March 24). 4th China trip a cinch. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 26, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/24/4th-china-trip-a-cinch/ 4th China trip a cinch By TDT – March 24, 2019 12:04 AM President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth official trip to China in less than three years has been sealed and will happen next … Continue reading

Foreign policy well defended | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2018, November 20). Foreign policy well defended. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/20/foreign-policy-well-defended/ Foreign policy well defended By Kristina Maralit – November 20, 2018 12:05 AM The Philippines has strengthened its international position and has successfully advanced the country’s interest based on the principle of an … Continue reading

‘Strategic’ ties timely — expert | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2018, November 18). ‘Strategic’ ties timely — expert. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/18/strategic-ties-timely-expert/ ‘Strategic’ ties timely — expert By TDT – November 18, 2018 12:05 AM China and the Philippines should seize the opportunity from their closer ties under Presidents Xi Jinping and Rodrigo Duterte to … Continue reading

CoC at all costs | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2018, November 15). CoC at all costs. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/15/coc-at-all-costs/ CoC at all costs By TDT – November 15, 2018 12:05 AM SINGAPORE — President Rodrigo Duterte assumed a mission of obtaining a final draft of the Code of Conduct (CoC) to govern nations … Continue reading

Defense: Review MDT | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, December 21). Defense: Review MDT. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/21/defense-review-mdt/ Defense: Review MDT By Mario J. Mallari – December 21, 2018 12:07 AM On the heels of increasing maritime friction between the United States and China, the Department of National Defense (DND) recommended yesterday … Continue reading

Music to Beijing’s ears | Inquirer Opinion

Reference: PDI. (2018, November 20). Music to Beijing’s ears. Inquirer.net. Retrieved November 20, 2018 from https://opinion.inquirer.net/117600/music-to-beijings-ears Music to Beijing’s ears Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:09 AM November 20, 2018 Even for a national leader who has racked up a startling record of slavish statements toward China (“I announce my separation from the United States.

China in possession of South China Sea? ‘That’s a reality,’ says Palace | Inquirer Global Nation

Reference: Corrales, N. (2018, November 20). China in possession of South China Sea? ‘That’s a reality,’ says Palace. Inquirer.net. Retrieved November 20, 2018 from https://hreplib.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=39295&action=edit&classic-editor China in possession of South China Sea? ‘That’s a reality,’ says Palace By: Nestor Corrales – Reporter / @NCorralesINQ INQUIRER.net / 09:59 AM November 20, 2018 Dispute claims in South … Continue reading

Cleaning up the yellow mess | Daily Tribune

Reference: Concept News Central(2018, November 20). Cleaning up the yellow mess. Tribune.net.ph. Retrieved November 20, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/20/cleaning-up-the-yellow-mess/ Cleaning up the yellow mess By Concept News Central November 20, 2018 12:30 AM Vice President Leni Robredo tried to get cute again, but fell flat on her face instead.

Power nap vs ‘Noynoying’ | Daily Tribune

Reference: Concept News Central. (2018, November 19). Power nap vs ‘Noynoying’. Tribune.net.ph. Retrieved November 19, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/19/power-nap-vs-noynoying/ Power nap vs ‘Noynoying’ By Concept News Central – November 19, 2018 12:30 AM Who’s worried about President Rodrigo Duterte’s power naps when former President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino was asleep for his entire six-year term?

Duterte skips 4 events but attends 4 others | Inquirer Global Nation

Reference: Aurelio, J. (2018, November 15). Duterte skips 4 events but attends 4 others Inquirer.net. Retrieved November 15, 2018 from https://globalnation.inquirer.net/171135/duterte-skips-4-events-but-attends-4-others President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins other leaders from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries during the 21st ASEAN-Japan Summit at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre in Singapore on November 14, 2018. KARL … Continue reading

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