Pimentel backs PRRD call to get rid of Smartmatic

MANILA Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on Friday backed President Rodrigo Duterte's advice to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to let go of the services of Smartmatic in the country's automated elections.

Pimentel, chair of the Senate committee on electoral reforms and people's participation, said the …

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Palace clarifies PRRD remarks vs. Smartmatic

Smartmatic is a response to concerns raised but does not mean it diminishes the credibility of the recently-concluded 2019 midterm elections.

"The President's MANILA MalacaAang on Friday clarified that President Rodrigo R. Duterte's remarks against latest remarks on Smartmatic does not mean that the just-concluded …

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Palace clarifies PRRD remarks vs. Smartmatic

Smartmatic is a response to concerns raised but does not mean it diminishes the credibility of the recently-concluded 2019 midterm elections.

"The President's MANILA MalacaAang on Friday clarified that President Rodrigo R. Duterte's remarks against latest remarks on Smartmatic does not mean that the just-concluded …

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Bukidnon convoy attack to isolate Reds further: DND

MANILA The Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army's (CPP-NPA) unprovoked anti-personnel mine attack against a convoy carrying troops, local volunteers and foreign observers at Sitio Nasandigan, Barangay Kalabugao, Impasug-ong town, Bukidnon Thursday will further alienate them from the masses.

This was bared by Department …

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Bukidnon convoy attack to isolate Reds further: DND

MANILA The Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army's (CPP-NPA) unprovoked anti-personnel mine attack against a convoy carrying troops, local volunteers and foreign observers at Sitio Nasandigan, Barangay Kalabugao, Impasug-ong town, Bukidnon Thursday will further alienate them from the masses.

This was bared by Department …

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Isolated rains over most parts of PH on Friday

MANILA Most parts of the archipelago will continue to experience isolated rain showers, the weather bureau said on Friday.

In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the frontal system affecting northern Luzon will bring cloudy skies …

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Isolated rains over most parts of PH on Friday

MANILA Most parts of the archipelago will continue to experience isolated rain showers, the weather bureau said on Friday.

In its 4 a.m. weather forecast, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the frontal system affecting northern Luzon will bring cloudy skies …

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Japanese companies to support PH transport projects

MANILA Japanese companies have committed to support the various transportation projects being implemented in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.

DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade and other transportation officials had a series of meetings with Japanese firms this week in Tokyo, Japan.

They also …

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Japanese companies to support PH transport projects

MANILA Japanese companies have committed to support the various transportation projects being implemented in the country, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.

DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade and other transportation officials had a series of meetings with Japanese firms this week in Tokyo, Japan.

They also …

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PH calls for restraint amid Mideast tensions

MANILA The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Friday called on parties concerned "to exercise restraint" to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Middle East amid reported attacks in Saudi Arabia.

"The Philippine government calls on all parties to the …

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PH calls for restraint amid Mideast tensions

MANILA The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Friday called on parties concerned "to exercise restraint" to avoid an escalation of tensions in the Middle East amid reported attacks in Saudi Arabia.

"The Philippine government calls on all parties to the …

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