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Duterte defends pardon: 'You have not treated Pemberton fairly.'
'If there is a time that you are called on to be fair, be fair,’ says President Rodrigo Duterte.
Despite security concerns, Lorenzana signs contract with China-backed telco.
The agreement allows China-backed telco Dito Telecommunity to build cell sites inside Philippine military camps.
Philippine government to ban home quarantine of COVID-19 cases.
The Philippine government will ban the home quarantine of people who have COVID-19, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said on Tuesday, September 8.
Environmental groups launch petition vs dumping of crushed dolomite in Manila Bay.
The petition enumerates the law and regulations violated by the white sand project in Manila Bay.
FALSE: Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to reopen.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order for a study on nuclear energy, and not to open or reopen a nuclear power plant. –