Israeli navy targets fishermen offshore Gaza

GAZA, February 26, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli navy Friday morning targeted Palestinian fishermen offshore Gaza city, according to WAFA correspondent.

He said that the fishermen were sailing within six nautical miles when Israeli naval boats opened gunfire and water hoses toward them, causing significant damage …

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25K Soccsksargen households delisted from 4Ps

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – More than 25,000 households from parts of Region 12 (Soccsksargen) have been delisted from the government’s conditional cash transfer program due to eligibility problems.

Cezario Joel Espejo, director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 12, said Thursday the …

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Singapore’s economy shrinks 5.4% in 2020

Singapore’s economy contracted by 5.4 percent in 2020, the Trade and Industry Ministry said on Monday, slipping into the worst recession since Independence in 1965.

This marked the country’s first annual contraction since 2001. However, the figure is slightly better than the estimate of a …

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No backlogs on DTI’s loan evaluation

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said its financing arm, Small Business (SB) Corp., has accelerated the process to apply and approve loans under the Covid-19 Assistance to Restart Enterprises (CARES) program.

In a statement Wednesday, Lopez said SB Corp. has streamlined …

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Go lauds amnesty grant for rebel returnees

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go hailed President Rodrigo Duterte for measures that seek to enhance the government’s peace building efforts by granting amnesty to and facilitating the reintegration of current and former rebels into normal civilian life.

“Ayokong nagpapatayan ang mga Pilipino sa kapwa Pilipino. Kung …

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