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PH SSS, AFP-RSBS, GSIS members have over P18B uncredited payments/contributions  

THE Commission on Audit has found that six state-run pension funds and housing agencies have not credited P18.188 billion in collections to the accounts of members and borrowers who paid contributions and loan amortizations in 2015. Based on the 2015 Annual Financial Report on Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCC) released last October 24, the Social […]

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West ‘Can’t Afford to Stumble Into Military Conflict’ Between US, Russia, China

By Sputnik News The US leadership needs to reconsider its relations with geopolitical competitors, China and Russia, putting “great power relations” before hegemonic ambitions. Whether one likes it or not, the US unipolar era has come to an end opening the door to a “world of great power balance,” former British intelligence chief noted. While […]

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Chinese-Philippine Cooperation Shows Beijing Outperforms US in the Asia-Pacific

By Sputnik News Recently, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) reached a deal with Philippine company Mega Harbour Port and Development to build infrastructure on artificial islands. There is big politics behind the first Chinese-Philippine commercial projects after President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Beijing. The Chinese company was once involved in building artificial islands for defense purposes in the […]

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Pinoy artist from Qatar brings his art to the US

AN internationally recognized Filipino artist, who has spent the last seven years impressing sheiks, businessmen and other bigshots in Doha, Qatar is currently in the United States to continue spreading the allure of his remarkable artistry. Angelo Maristela, who had employed his God-given talent since he was a teenager back in the Philippines, recently participated […]

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Gabriela comes out with “Strength in Our Stories” forum (In reaction to NBC Universal’s “Mail Order Family”)

  AS they gained momentum from stopping NBC Universal’s “Mail Order Family” into becoming a TV sitcom, Gabriela-USA recently held “Strength in Our Stories” forum in Los Angeles that seeks to provide true-to-life narratives of Filipinos victimized by human traffickers. A video of Jamie (not her real name), a supposed victim of human trafficking was […]

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A 16-year-old lass from San Diego bags Queen of Asian Pacific 2016 crown

JENA Mafnas Serrano, a 16-year-old stunner from San Diego, California is the 2016 Queen of Asia Pacific (QAP). Serrano bested 12 other candidates and was crowned on Sunday night (October 16) at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills. All 13 candidates were presented on stage wearing evening gowns during a sequence of various performance numbers. […]

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President Rodrigo Duterte to focus on agriculture, health and education

EDUCATION, agriculture and health will get the biggest chunk of funds from the multi-billion dollar loans the Duterte administration obtained from China. This was disclosed on Sunday by President Rodrigo Duterte during his visit to the typhoon ravaged province of Isabela. “Ang thrust kasi ng gobyerno ko is first education, second is agriculture, and third […]

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Only more than half of examinees passed police officers exams – PH National Police Commission

ONLY 52.31 percent of the Philippine National Police officials who took the Police Executive Service Eligibility Written Examination passed, the Philippine National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) said. In a statement, the NAPOLCOM said only 204 out of the 390 police examinees passed the Aug. 21 PESE examinations.   Interior and Local Government Secretary and NAPOLCOM Chairman […]

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PH to implement massive infrastructure plan

THE Philippines has partnered with a key Chinese Government agency and China’s biggest companies in order to study the implementation of the major flagship infrastructure projects of the Duterte administration. These partnerships form part of the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) signed during the President’s four-day state visit to China and have been estimated to amount […]

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PH Drug Enfocement Agency, China’s anti-narcotics body sign protocol of cooperation

THE Philippines pivot to China is starting to bear fruits. Last Thursday in Beijing, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro S. Lapeña and Narcotics Control Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Director General Hu Minglang have formed an alliance by signing the Protocol On Cooperation Agreement. The PoC aims to effectively suppress and […]

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What did PH President Rodrigo Duterte brought home from China?

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday brought home from China an estimated $24 billion in investment and loan pledges. According to Malacanang, these include at least $5.5-billion for transportation and infrastructure, $1 billion for a hydroelectric power plant, $700 million for a steel plant, and $780 million for a port development project in Davao City […]

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Philippines’ Pivots to China, Russia Due to US Growing Increasingly Weak – Trump

By Sputnik News The United States has grown so weak that the Philippines has severed its long-standing relationsh with Washington and pivoted to China and Russia while President Brack Obama campaigns in suport of Hillry Clinton instead of working, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said at a campaign rally in Fletcher, North Carolina on Friday. […]

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That’s no joke….

WE Filipinos always have a ready joke to tell for all kinds of situation or occasion because we are a fun loving people. Almost nothing is sacred and therefore everything could be the subject matter of a joke and that sometimes include the departed that we mourn. But there is one joke that the authorities […]

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‘Time to say goodbye to US,’ Philippines’ Duterte proclaims on historic China visit

By RT IT’S “time to say goodbye” to the United States, said Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on a visit to China, where he and President Xi Jinping are turning the recently-frosty tide with bilateral agreements, while Washington now gets the cold shoulder. Duterte spoke to the press in Beijing on Wednesday, on the eve of […]

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PH Health Department announces opening in Nueva Ecija of the first Chinese funded Drug Rehab Center

THE Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday has announced the “soft opening” of the government-run 10,000 bed drug rehabilitation center in Fort Magsaysay in Laur, Nueva Ecija. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, in a press conference at the Malacanang Palace, said “the facility has been partially finished by October 17…and our personnel, who were hired for […]