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eFOI portal launched and Freedom of Information EO take effect

Four months after signing the Executive Order (EO) on Freedom of Information, Duterte administration launched the Freedom of Information portal was launched and the Executive...

Duterte wants to open PHL telecoms, airwaves, energy sectors

I think there is no need for Pres. Duterte to retract what he said about forgetting his statement, since competition will promote improved services at low price. ...

In a week, Japanese city repairs road swallowed by sinkhole

via Rappler; A Japanese city on Tuesday, November 15, reopened a busy street that collapsed into a giant sinkhole, with the efforts of workers who toiled around the clock for a...

South Korea: Samsung offices raided in corruption probe

Al Jazeera; South Korean prosecutors investigating a confidante of President Park Geun-hye for corruption have searched the offices of Samsung, according to local media. Samsung,...

Reasons why former President and late Dictator Ferdinand Marcos will receive a Hero’s burial

ABS-CBN News; Here are highlights of the majority decision: President Rodrigo Duterte committed no grave abuse of discretion in ordering the burial of Marcos at the Libingan ng...

Facebook suspends account of anti-Mocha Uson petitioner

Rappler.com; MANILA, Philippines – The creator of a petition on Change.org calling for the blog of celebrity Mocha Uson to be suspended on Facebook has received reprisals...

What will be the impact of Philippine-US ‘split’ on the country’s startup community?

Joey Alarilla, writing for e27; “I have always believed that the Philippines could well become the next Silicon Valley,” Kevin Leversee, Co-founder of outsourcing firm...

PNP on anti-US protesters: Hindi naman sila sinagasaan

Amita Legaspi, reporting for GMA News; Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde, National Capital Region Police Office director, said the driver of the police van did not intend to run over...

Video: Police van runs over protesters at anti-US rally

The video embedded after the break is too graphic and I should warn you that some of the images can be disturbing....

Minority lawmakers oppose same-sex unions in PH

Mara Cepeda, writing for Rappler; Most members of the House minority bloc are opposing same-sex unions, with two ranking members arguing that homosexual relationships go against...

Consider this my apology letter for being a Duterte supporter during the election

The Admin of Pres. Duterte or probably even our President himself should read or join the discussion in this subreddit and know the real sentiments of the people who voted for...

Philippines President likens himself to Hitler

Euan McKirdy, writing for CNN; Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened himself to the Nazi leader, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as Hitler...

Twitter users sends their condolences after learning that Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago passed away

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago died peacefully today at 8:52 a.m. Details of the interment will be announced later. (1/2) — Miriam Santiago (@senmiriam) September 29, 2016...