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President Duterte signs Executive Order on FOI

“Better late than never” President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday July 23 has signed Executive Order on Freedom of Information. In a report by Rappler.com, Duterte is reported to have signed his second EO mandating “mandating full public disclosure of all offices under the executive branch”. Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar said the EO will cover…

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PH wins arbitration case against China

The ruling is out, and it favors The Philippines. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has finally released its ruling on the South China Sea dispute favoring The Philippines. In the decision released Tuesday July 12, 2016, The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague Netherlands, sided with The Philippines case against China…

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Malacañang declares July 6 as regular non-working holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Malacañang on Monday July 4 has declared July 6, Wednesday as regular non-working holiday throughout the country in celebration of the Muslim Feast of Ramadan or Eid’l Fitr. In Proclamation No.6, s.2016 signed President Rodrigo Duterte through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Malacañang declared July 6 as regular non-working holiday throughout the country to give every…