PHL rejects Taiwan's resource-sharing plan to solve sea dispute

The Philippine government is not keen on adopting Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou’s proposal to resolve the territorial dispute in the South China Sea through resource-sharing. Taiwan’s proposal is similar to a 2012 proposal for the East China Sea, which allowed Taiwan and Japan to jointly fish in the contested waters.

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Duterte: I don't want a national position

In an interview on GMA News’ State of the Nation with Jessica Soho Tuesday evening, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte categorically said that he does not want and is not running for any national position in the 2016 elections.

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Duterte: Sabi nila diktador ako…so be it!

“I have never ordered the killing of anybody,” Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said in an interview on GMA News’ State of the Nation with Jessica Soho Tuesday evening as his response to backlash from Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and others on his admitted link to the Davao Death Squad.

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Bongbong Marcos open to meeting PNoy on BBL but not to pressure, deadline

Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said Tuesday that he was willing to discuss with President Benigno Aquino III the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law but added that the latter should not pressure him into having it passed without any amendment. “As I said before, if we are going to discuss with the President the various issues directly related to BBL and if he has suggestions for us we would certainly listen because his inputs are important,” Marcos said.

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DepEd: 140 public schools located in barangays straddling Valley Fault System 

At least 140 public schools, the Department of Education said on Tuesday, are located in the barangays straddling the Valley Fault, which the PHIVOLCS has said can generate a magnitude 7.2 earthquake.

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Prosecution blocks convicted LP exec’s bid to travel to Italy

Government prosecutors have blocked the motion of Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali to travel to Milan, Italy, following his recent conviction for a graft case.

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Palace to Duterte: Respect the rule of law

Malacañang on Tuesday reminded Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to follow the rule of law after the local official admitted links with vigilante group Davao Death Squad (DDS).

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Gloria to prosecution: Stop turning a blind eye to plight of ‘sick, old lady’

Former President and incumbent Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, through her legal counsels, insisted on the need for her to be placed under house arrest and called on the prosecution team to “stop turning a blind eye” to her plight as a sick woman in her 60s.

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Palace dismisses China’s warning that incident with US could lead to war

Malacañang on Monday said it was not concerned with a Chinese state paper’s warning that the recent incident involving China and US in disputed areas in the South China Sea could lead to war.

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House leader hits senators who say BBL passage is railroaded  

The leader of the House ad hoc committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) on Tuesday denied allegations his group rushed the approval of the measure.

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