Honasan takes oath as DICT Secretary

MANILA -Former Senator Gregorio "Gringo" Honasan II took his oath of office as Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Monday, a Palace official said.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed to reporters that Honasan took his oath before President Rodrigo Duterte …

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Duterte approves new dev’t plan to boost PH exports

MANILA -President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a memorandum that approves the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018 to 2022, a multi-year roadmap aimed at improving exports performance and increasing the sector's competitiveness.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of the President, signed Memorandum Circular …

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DOJ orders Kapa execs to answer SEC raps

MANILA -The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered officials of Kapa Community Ministry International Inc. (Kapa) to answer charges filed against them by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

In a subpoena issued on Monday, the investigating panel chaired by Assistant State Prosecutor Gilmarie Fe Pacamarra …

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Duterte has yet to act on PiAol’s resignation

MANILA -President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to accept the courtesy resignation tendered by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel PiAol last week, MalacaAang said on Monday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said PiAol is still expected to attend and participate in the scheduled Cabinet meeting on Monday afternoon.

The …

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