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New drug rehab center will rise in Oriental Mindoro

The Department of Health’s (DOH) regional office in Mimaropa region will construct its own rehabilitation and treatment center to serve more than 500 patients. The P600-million rehabilitation center would rise in Bansud, Oriental Mindoro, and serve the region’s five provinces. Eduardo Janairo, DOH regional director, said the office would expand ongoing group based rehabilitation programs […]

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Pagcor: Resorts World Manila attack won’t hurt gaming sector’s income

Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) expects the Resorts World Manila (RWM) assault won’t substantially affect the country’s developing gambling business. Pagcor Executive Andrea D. Domingo said the local gaming industry’s total incomes this year may even now develop to P160 billion, noting they have yet observed any effect of the […]

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Philippines reacted to CBS “negative portrayal” in Madam Secretary

The Philippine Embassy in Washington has reviled what it called a “highly negative portrayal” of the Philippine President in the American TV series “Madam Secretary.” In the CBS political drama’s upcoming scene, the Philippines’ “unconventional new president” Datu Andrada was punched in the face by the female lead character, US Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, […]