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Duterte shows up in business conference after motorcycle mishap

President Rodrigo Duterte showed up on Thursday night in a gathering of businessmen in a hotel in Manila a day after his motorcycle accident. Duterte arrived at about 7:30pm, two-and-a-half hours late, at the Manila Hotel to deliver a speech

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JAPAN NEWS

Administrative staff confirming health condition

Koriyama City staff (right) confirms the health status of evacuees on the 14th, Takase Elementary School in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture Jiji Press

FEATURES

Celebration at Japanese Embassy held for Albert’s conferment of Order of the Rising Star, Sun, Gold and Rising Star

On Wednesday, Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda welcomed Ambassador Delia Domingo-Albert, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, at his residence to celebrate the conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star. This is one of

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BUSINESS

World Bank sees poverty rate falling below 20% in 2020

The World Bank expects poverty rate in the Philippines to fall below 20 percent starting in 2020. In its Macro Poverty Outlook for East Asia and the Pacific report, the World Bank forecast poverty incidence at 20.8 percent by end-2019,

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