April 13, 2019

Economic managers preparing budget contingency plan

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s economic managers have contingency plans to address any repercussion a reenacted budget could have on the economy, Malacañang emphasized yesterday after President Duterte threatened to veto the 2019 appropriations measure.

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April 4, 2019

Palace to form Task Force on Zero Hunger

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Tuesday announced that the Palace will soon be issuing an executive order creating a Zero Hunger Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) composed of members of the Cabinet that will seek to eradicate hunger in the country by 2030.

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April 2, 2019

PH protests Chinese vessels near Pag-asa

MANILA has filed a diplomatic protest against China, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said, after the military over the weekend reported more than 600 Chinese vessels had been circling Pag-asa (Thitu) Island in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) since January.

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