Canadian government aims to finalize the defense cooperation deal with the Philippines in June

The Canadian government aims to finalize and sign a defense cooperation deal with the Philippines in the scheduled dialogue between the two countries in June according to the Canadian Embassy in Manila. According to the embassy’s senior official, such a memorandum of understanding will serve as a framework for further improving defense relations that have…

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Peru congress, dismissed the advanced election in connection with the escalating protests against the government

Peruvian lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have advanced elections to December. This is after Peru’s congress voted on a third bid to move the election from April 2024 and hold it this year, a move President Dina Boluarte seeks to calm the chaos amid anti-government protests. If you recall, Peru has been embroiled…

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#EARTHQUAKEPH: Public, cautioned against aftershocks and damage after Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits part of Mindanao

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook parts of Mindanao at 6:46 p.m. this Wednesday, February 1. Based on information released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at a distance of 14 kilometers northeast of New Bataan, Davao de Oro. The origin of the earthquake was tectonic,…

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7 bilateral agreements, expected to be signed between PH and Japan during the visit of PBBM – DFA

Seven bilateral agreements are expected to be signed between the Philippines and Japan during the visit of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. next week according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). According to DFA Assistant Secretary Nathaniel Imperial, among the signed agreements is the humanitarian assistance on disaster relief or HADR cooperation. According to the…

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Sandiganbayan, dismissed the Marcos family’s motion to recover their properties

The Sandiganbayan dismissed the plea of former First Lady Imelda Marcos and her daughter Irene Marcos-Araneta to recover the properties seized from them in their dismissed P200-billion civil forfeiture case. In a 40-page resolution on January 25, the court’s Fourth Division said the motion by two members of the Marcos family seeking the return of…

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