Chinese warships trespassing: Locsin — Orders filing of diplomatic protest | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. & Nonato, V. (2019, August 20). Chinese warships trespassing: Locsin — Orders filing of diplomatic protest. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/chinese-warships-trespassing-locsin-orders-filing-diplomatic-protest Chinese warships trespassing: Locsin — Orders filing of diplomatic protest August 20, 2019 BY ASHZEL HACHERO and VINCE NONATO FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. yesterday ordered … Continue reading

‘Insult us? No, we insult you!’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2019, July 17). ‘Insult us? No, we insult you!’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/17/insult-us-no-we-insult-you/ ‘Insult us? No, we insult you!’ By Elmer N. Manuel – July 17, 2019 12:05 AM LOCSIN Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. revealed on Tuesday that the … Continue reading

Two new laws: Students’ fare discounts, protection for OFWS protection for migrant workers | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. (2019, July 16). Two new laws: Students’ fare discounts, protection for OFWS protection for migrant workers. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299916/two-new-laws-students-fare-discounts-protection-for-ofws-protection-for-migrant-workers.html Two new laws: Students’ fare discounts, protection for OFWS protection for migrant workers posted July 16, 2019 at 01:30 am by Nathaniel Mariano President Rodrigo Duterte has signed two … Continue reading

Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2019, July 14). Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/14/carpio-janus-faced-on-sea-row-stance/ Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance By Mario J. Mallari – July 14, 2019 12:05 AM Political bias rather than his projected brilliance in law seemed to prevail over Senior … Continue reading

U.S. visit fixed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, July 08). U.S. visit fixed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/05/u-s-visit-fixed/ U.S. visit fixed By TDT – July 5, 2019 12:07 AM Two peas in a pod US President Donald Trump talks with President Rodrigo Duterte during their bilateral meeting on the sideline of the ASEAN Summit … Continue reading

Only cook awake in rammed boat | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, Elmer N. (2019, July 04). Only cook awake in rammed boat. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/04/only-cook-awake-in-rammed-boat/ Only cook awake in rammed boat By Elmer N. Manuel – July 4, 2019 12:05 AM LOCSIN Findings of the Philippine Coast Guard after the probe it held on the collision … Continue reading

Duterte chides ex-DFA secretary | Manila Standard

Reference: PNA. (2019, June 28). Duterte chides ex-DFA secretary. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/298408/duterte-chides-ex-dfa-secretary.html Duterte chides ex-DFA secretary By PNA – June 28, 2019 Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario has “no business” using a diplomatic passport now that he no longer works for the government, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday night.

China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2019, June 27). China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298319/china-barred-from-fishing-in-ph-carpio.html China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio By Rey E. Requejo – June 27, 2019 The Philippine government cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone because this would violate the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court … Continue reading

MDT review still on | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 02). MDT review still on. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 05, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/02/mdt-review-still-on/ MDT review still on By Mario J. Mallari – March 2, 2019 12:07 AM The Palace described the message of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assuring a United States (US) government response … Continue reading

MDT fate in agenda | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, February 28). MDT fate in agenda. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 28, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/28/mdt-fate-in-agenda/ MDT fate in agenda By Kristina Maralit – February 28, 2019 12:04 AM The Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) between the United States and the Philippines will likely be among the major topics of … Continue reading

CA confirms appointment of 7 DFA officials | Inquirer News

References: Galves, D. (2019, January 30). CA confirms appointment of 7 DFA officials. Inquirer.net. Retrieved January 30, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1079271/ca-confirms-appointment-of-7-dfa-officials CA confirms appointment of 7 DFA officials By: Daphne Galvez – Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:48 PM January 30, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the appointments and … Continue reading

Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, January 23). Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 24, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/286038/bill-on-welfare-attach-for-ofws-okayed.html Bill on welfare attaché for OFWs okayed posted January 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm by Maricel Cruz A panel in the House of Representatives has approved a substitute bill which proposes to create the office … Continue reading

Lost data ‘yellow’ ops | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. & Cueto, F. E. (2019, January 14). Lost data ‘yellow’ ops. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved January 14, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/14/lost-data-yellow-ops/ Lost data ‘yellow’ ops By Mario J. Mallari – January 14, 2019 12:06 AM The anomalous passport deal initiated by officials of former President Benigno Aquino led by … Continue reading

Senate scraps ‘allegiance fee’ for dual citizenship | Philstar.com

Reference: Viray, P. (2018, August 29). Senate scraps ‘allegiance fee’ for dual citizenship. Philippine Star. Retrieved August 29, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/08/14/1842509/house-panel-compel-pdea-chief-aquino-attend-its-next-hearing Senate scraps ‘allegiance fee’ for dual citizenship Patricia Lourdes Viray (philstar.com) – August 29, 2018  MANILA, Philippines — The Senate finance committee has adopted an amendment for the proposed 2019 national budget, which directs the … Continue reading

Lawmakers reject proposed creation of Center for West Philippine Sea Studies » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2018, August 13). Lawmakers reject proposed creation of Center for West Philippine Sea Studies. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/13/lawmakers-reject-proposed-creation-of-center-for-west-philippine-sea-studies/ Lawmakers reject proposed creation of Center for West Philippine Sea Studies Published August 13, 2018, 10:13 PM By Charissa Luci-Atienza The chairman of the House special panel on the West … Continue reading

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