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News Philippines » Government: Philippines: Government Rejects US Intel Report On Duterte

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/22022018-philippines-government-rejects-us-intel-report-on-duterte/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Duterte administration pushed back Wednesday against a U.S. intelligence report that listed the Philippines among some Southeast Asian countries where, it said, “autocratic tendencies” were deepening. Manila is viewing the new report with some ...

News Philippines » Government: Gov't studying proposal to declare state of calamity, shut down Boracay for 60 days

News channel or source: http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2018/02/22/Government-boracay-declare-state-of-calamity.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Story updated to include revised headline. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 22) — The government is studying proposals to declare a state of calamity in Boracay and shut the island down for as long as 60 days. Tourism Assistant Secretary Ricky ...

News Philippines » Government: Philippine rebels reject terror tag but still open to talks

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/02/philippine-rebels-reject-terror-tag-but-still-open-to-talks/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Communist guerrillas said Thursday a Philippine government court petition to have them designated as terrorists is a desperate attempt to alienate them from the people, but insisted they are still open to talks to peacefully ...

News Philippines » Government: Federal government orders retreat on arms sales after controversy over Philippine helicopter deal

News channel or source: http://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/federal-government-orders-retreat-on-arms-sales-after-controversy-over-philippine-helicopter-deal/wcm/c020931c-2210-4369-9a27-f04d543e75a5
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In the wake of a controversial deal to sell combat helicopters to the Philippines, the Trudeau government has ordered a shakeup of the Crown corporation that brokered the contract and a retreat on international arms sales. International Trade Minister ...

News Philippines » Government: FM condemns Manila ban as MPs slam govt silence; hundreds of maids abscond

News channel or source: http://news.kuwaittimes.net/website/mps-slam-government-silence-philippine-insults/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Earlier yesterday, MPs strongly condemned the attacks by the Philippines against Kuwait and lashed out at the government for remaining silent. The lawmakers called on the government to respond against the Filipino allegations with strong-worded statements ...

News Philippines » Government: Philippine president offers bounty to government forces for the killing of communist rebels to cut war costs

News channel or source: https://www.breakingnews.ie/world/philippine-president-offers-bounty-to-government-forces-for-the-killing-of-communist-rebels-to-cut-war-costs-828218.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Philippine president has offered a 25,000 peso (€384) bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency costs. Rodrigo Duterte also said insurgents are easier to hit than birds because they have bigger heads.

News Philippines » Government: Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

News channel or source: https://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=157&sid=46264511&title=trump-revives-push-for-limits-on-immigrants-bringing-family
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because ...

News Philippines » Government: Philippine Government Seeks To Close Rappler Website

News channel or source: http://malaysiandigest.com/world/718188-philippine-government-seeks-to-close-rappler-website.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Philippine government has sought to shut down an independent news website, which has published critical stories about President Rodrigo Duterte, a move observers and journalists say is an attack on press freedom and democracy. The Philippine Securities ...

News Philippines » Government: Philippine government funding program for US coding, billing certification — 5 insights

News channel or source: https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-coding-billing-and-collections/philippine-government-funding-program-for-us-coding-billing-certification-5-insights.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Philippine Department of Information and Communications Technology will fund a program training and medical coders and billers to become U.S.-certified, according to SunStar. Here are five insights: 1. Designated the Medical Coding and Certification ...

News Philippines » Government: Ombudsman orders ex-Cebu governor dismissed from government service

News channel or source: https://businessmirror.com.ph/ombudsman-orders-ex-cebu-governor-dismissed-from-government-service/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

“Garcia violated Sections 46 and 47, Chapter 8, Subtitle B, Title I, Book V of the Administrative Code of 1987 and Section 86 of the Government Auditing Code of the Philippines which proscribe entering into a contract unless a certification of ...