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MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE IN CELEBRATION OF THE 122ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE
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MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE IN CELEBRATION OF THE 122ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE

One of the most significant dates in the Philippines ’ history is Independence Day (Araw ng Kasarinlan or Araw ng Kalayaan) because it marks the nation’s independence from the Spanish rule on June 12, 1898. June 12 is an annual national holiday in the Philippines and celebrated by Filipinos around the world.

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Press freedom very much alive in the Philippines: Parlade

MANILA – Press freedom in the Philippines is very much alive contrary to claims of some groups that media freedom in the country is under threat following the cease-and-desist order by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) against ABS-CBN Tuesday. This, according to Southern Luzon Command chief, Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade, Jr., in reaction to Amnesty International...

PHL President Duterte respects free speech of OFW in Taiwan: Palace
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PHL President Duterte respects free speech of OFW in Taiwan: Palace

MANILA – Filipinos who are critical of President Rodrigo Duterte, including the Filipino caregiver in Taiwan who criticized the government’s response to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), can enjoy their freedom of speech, Malacañang said on Thursday. “Ang Pangulo naman talaga, sa mula’t mula, bilang isang abogado, kinikilala ang importansiya ng malayang pananalita (The President, as a lawyer,...

“We Heal as One” COVID-19 facility at the Philippine Arena to open ahead of April 29-schedule
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“We Heal as One” COVID-19 facility at the Philippine Arena to open ahead of April 29-schedule

April 27, 2020, Bulacan– Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced the opening of the 300-bed quarantine facility at the Philippine Arena Complex’s “We Heal as One” center for suspected COVID-19 cases before April 29 due date. “May mga tatapusin today, at bukas ang final inspection. 80% na siya, electrical works na lang, and...

Filipino-Canadian Judge, Hon. Steve A. Coroza, appointed a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal for Ontario
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Filipino-Canadian Judge, Hon. Steve A. Coroza, appointed a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal for Ontario

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto joins the Filipino Canadian Community in conveying warm congratulations to Justice Steve A. Coroza and his family on his appointment as Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. On 06 April 2020, the Department of Justice of Canada announced four (4) appointments under the judicial application...