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Increasing Salaries Soldiers and Law Enforcement Officers Not Possible – Budget Chief

MANILA – Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Tuesday that doubling the salaries of soldiers and police officers as promised by President Rodrigo Duterte will not happen this year. ”I can almost say that that’s not possible by the end of the year, simply because there’s nothing there in the budget for that,” Diokno stated in […]

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Duterte Wants Lorenzana as PHL envoy to US and Gibo as Defense Chief

MANILA, Aug. 23 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said that he has offered the post of Philippine ambassador to the United States to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and is eyeing former Defense Secretary Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. to replace the former. In an ambush interview at Malacañang Palace, the President said that he […]

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