Samar Mayor seeks LGU commitment in the fight against NPA

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On Tuesday, Mayor Aran Boller of Matuguinao, a former rebel-infested town in Samar, suggested the national government should investigate local government unit (LGU) officials’ sincerity in combating the New People’s Army (NPA) in their villages. Boller remarked that the national government will only be able to completely address the core causes of insurgency if local… Continue reading Samar Mayor seeks LGU commitment in the fight against NPA

SONA 2021: President Duterte demands Congress to enact MUP pension reform

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In his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress on Monday to enact a bill creating a single system for the separation, retirement, and pension of military and uniformed service employees in order to reform the country’s bloated pension system. “I am asking Congress to pass a unified… Continue reading SONA 2021: President Duterte demands Congress to enact MUP pension reform