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Philippines, Muslim rebels sign peace pact

Muslim rebels waging a four-decade insurgency in the Philippines signed a historic pact with the government on Monday to end the conflict, but both sides warned the road to peace had only just begun.

 

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Speech of President Aquino on the Framework Agreement with the MILF, October 7, 2012 (full English)

We have counted two generations since conflict began in Mindanao, a cycle of violence that has claimed the lives of more than a hundred thousand Filipinos —soldiers, warriors, and innocent civilians who all needlessly shed their blood.

 

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Legarda Hails House's Approval of Kasambahay Bill

Senator Loren Legarda today hailed the House of Representatives' approval of House Bill 6144, or their version of Senate Bill 78, otherwise known as the Kasambahay Bill, which was approved by the Senate last December 2010.

 

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Legarda Wants to Institutionalize Mandatory Universal Healthcare Coverage for Poor Families

Senator Loren Legarda called for the immediate passage of a bill institutionalizing mandatory universal healthcare coverage for poor families as she expressed full support for the P12.6-billion allocation in the proposed 2013 national government budget that will cover PhilHealth premiums of 5.2 million poorest households.

 

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Legarda Pushes for "World Interfaith Harmony Week"

Senator Loren Legarda has filed a bill that aims to establish the first week of February as "World Interfaith Harmony Week" in the Philippines, following a 2010 United Nations resolution declaring the same.

 

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PH is now Asia's strongest-performing economy, says expert

Amid a disaster, here comes some good news.

This, as an expert claims Philippines is now the strongest-performing economy in Asia, thanks to improved exports even in a weak global environment.

 

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CNN features Philippines’ first female-led brewery (Mon, 22 May 2017)
CNN Travel has featured Palaweňo Brewery, the first female-led brewery found in the island paradise of Palawan. The post CNN features Philippines’ first female-led brewery appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Forbes names PHL in 21 Best Budget travel destinations Anthony Bourdain features a slice of Filipino life Margarita Fores stars in CNN’s Culinary Journeys Season 2 Gulf News highlights 10 reasons to visit the Philippines
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Bollywood star stuns at Cannes with Filipino couture (Mon, 22 May 2017)
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wearing Filipino couture made heads turn at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The post Bollywood star stuns at Cannes with Filipino couture appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Michael Cinco frontlines Paris Fashion Week show J. Lo wears Michael Cinco glass cape creation Barrymore, Roe wear Lhuillier gowns at Golden Globes Jaclyn Jose wins Cannes’ Best Actress award for role in Ma Rosa
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1st Filipino Master Carver of Spanish Iberico Ham (Mon, 22 May 2017)
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Generating excellent ‘Brand Awareness’ (Mon, 22 May 2017)
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Gulf News highlights 10 reasons to visit the Philippines (Fri, 19 May 2017)
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Indonesian retailer Alfamart to expand PHL chain (Fri, 19 May 2017)
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