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Palace still relying on China’s ‘good faith’ amid reports of island expansion

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Malacañang on Monday, Dec. 25, said it continues to rely on “China’s good faith” after a Reuters report said Beijing has “reasonably” expanded its islands in the South China Sea.

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Permanent dwelling on PH isles urged

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Members of the House of Representatives are promoting “permanent dwelling” in the Kalayaan Group of Islands by allowing residents and investors to obtain titles to the land. The House committee on natural resources has approved a bill declaring the Kalayaan Group, which is part of Palawan, “alienable and disposable” land for agricultural, residential and commercial purposes.

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Woman survivor swept by floods from Zamboanga to Antique

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There was good news days after Tropical Storm “Vinta” (international name: Tembin) devastated swaths of Mindanao.

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Palace: Drug war to improve in 2018

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The Duterte administration will apply the lessons from its previous experiences in the controversial drug war to make the campaign better in 2018, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.

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Calida: Petitioners vs martial law extension don’t know Mindanao situation

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Opposition lawmakers who want to stop the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao don’t know any better than President Rodrigo Duterte about the situation in the region, according to Solicitor General Jose Calida.

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Reds in Southern Mindanao ready to face Duterte’s ‘full-scale war’

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DAVAO CITY -- Communist rebels in Southern Mindanao said they were ready to face “the full-scale war” that the Duterte administration would be unleashing on them next year.

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Death March survivor, symbol of unsung PH fighters, dies at 100

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SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Francisco Bay Area man who survived the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March and symbolized the thousands of unheralded Filipinos who fought alongside American forces during World War II has died. He was 100.

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‘Comfort woman’ statue not an insult vs Japan’

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A prominent member of the Chinese-Filipino community and anticrime advocate has written Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada to question the government’s stand on the installation of a “comfort woman” statue on Roxas Boulevard and its seeming subservience to the Japanese government.

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EU pledges P34-M aid for ‘Vinta’ survivors

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The European Union (EU) has pledged €570,000, or almost P34 million, worth of humanitarian aid for survivors of Tropical Storm “Vinta” (international name: Tembin).

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PH exports seen to grow by 12-15% in 2018

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is targeting a 12-to 15-percent growth in merchandise exports next year, hoping the export industry will continue its recovery.

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