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Duterte to announce salary hike for teachers this year

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Thursday, said he is open to forging a deal aimed at raising teachers’ pay this year similar to the adjustment he gave to the members of the country’s security forces. In a speech, the President said he spoke with Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno about the …

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Asean MPs sound alarm bells over martial law’s 3rd extension

LAWMAKERS from across Southeast Asia yesterday warned that the Duterte administration’s move to extend martial law in Mindanao would put human rights at risk. The warning came the same day Congress voted to grant President Duterte’s request during a joint session yesterday. “The continued imposition of martial law threatens to …

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Protest causes clash

By NITZ ARANCON Correspondent . THOUSANDS of pro- and anti-Duterte administration demonstrators simultaneously took to the streets as they marked the 70th International Human Rights Day here yesterday. Authorities however made it very difficult for activists with grievances against the Duterte administration to stage street protests in the city. Iglesia …

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Rights group slams gov’t ‘sweeping crackdown’

DAVAO City — Around 700 community leaders and activists are now slapped with trumped-up charges, an “indicative of a sweeping crackdown on political dissenters,” according to human rights group Barug Katungod Mindanao. Bishop Antonio Ablon, convenor of Barug Katungod Mindanao said the Department of Justice is either “guilty of injustice, …

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Digong vows to protect OFWs

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday last week, assured Overseas Filipinos Workers (OFWs) of the government’s protection underscoring their contributions to national development. Noting that OFWs are considered the modern-day heroes who send multi-billion dollar remittances back home. The President referred to our OFW’s as “the lifeblood of the country.” …

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Duterte declares Immaculate Concepcion Day non-working holiday

Iligan City — December 8 is a non-working holiday. In a message sent to this paper by the Philippine Information Agency, Lanao Norte yesterday, this is a special non-working holiday in the country after President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the Republic Act which recognizes Mary as the “Patroness of …

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