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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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PhilJobNet offers over 10,000 jobs for Filipinos (Tue, 28 Mar 2017)
The Department of Labor and Employment’s online portal, PhilJobNet, is offering over 10,000 jobs for Filipinos. The post PhilJobNet offers over 10,000 jobs for Filipinos appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: American BPO to offer 10,000 jobs in PH PHL outsourcing sector to add 100,000 jobs in 2014 BPO sector targets 170,000 new jobs this year Jobs World’s largest cruise company to hire 30,000 Filipinos
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61 countries where Pinoys can visit without a visa (Tue, 28 Mar 2017)
Filipinos with Philippine passports traveling this vacation season can choose any of 61 countries which do not require visa, according to the Henley & Partners The post 61 countries where Pinoys can visit without a visa appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Philippines among happiest countries on the planet Philippines gears up to chair ASEAN on its 50th year Record foreign tourist arrivals of 2.8 M from Jan-July Philippines among Happiest Countries in the World
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Cine Lokal theaters to exclusively screen indie films (Tue, 28 Mar 2017)
SM Cinema in cooperation with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will dedicate 8 theaters across the country to screen independent The post Cine Lokal theaters to exclusively screen indie films appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: 100 best films for FREE at Cinema Rehiyon 8 Of Sinners and Saints win Los Angeles Indie Filmfest Documentary on PH rescue of Jews premieres in Israel Pinoy short films premiere in Cannes 2016
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I Don’t Want To Cram Anymore! I Don’t Want To Cram Anymore! (Tue, 28 Mar 2017)
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American BPO to offer 10,000 jobs in PH (Fri, 24 Mar 2017)
United States business process outsourcing (BPO) company Alorica has announced it will offer 10,000 jobs in the Philippines as it expands its presence The post American BPO to offer 10,000 jobs in PH appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: BPO sector targets 170,000 new jobs this year Jobs PHL outsourcing sector to add 100,000 jobs in 2014 BPO expected to surpass OFW remittances Australia’s TSA Group expands BPO operations
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French social entrep sets up toy biz in Bulacan (Fri, 24 Mar 2017)
French social entrepreneur Fabien Courteille has set up a business for mothers involved in Gawad Kalinga (GK), a Philippine movement to end poverty. The post French social entrep sets up toy biz in Bulacan appeared first on Good News Pilipinas. Related posts: Social entrep gets global support for HIV, LGBTI Forum on PH biz & job opportunities to be held in S’pore Filipino entreps shine in ASEAN Biz Awards in Myanmar Ateneo students win UN social venture award in NY
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