Duterte monitoring TD Vicky updates: Palace

Malacañang on Saturday assured the public that President Rodrigo Duterte is closely monitoring the government’s response to Tropical Depression Vicky which triggered floods and landslides in parts of Visayas and Mindanao.

“The Chief Executive continues to monitor Tropical Depression Vicky as concerned agencies of the …

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House pushes for alternative to handshake

A measure institutionalizing a new Filipino gesture of goodwill, praise, and respect as an alternative to the traditional mano (placing elder’s hand to the forehead) and handshake to reduce the chances of transferring communicable diseases has hurdled second reading at the House of Representatives.

The …

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