Filipino Community Updates

President Duterte makes a final pitch for the measure that would establish a Bangsamoro region in Mindanao, during a peace assembly in Cotabato City yesterday.
Jaime Laude
Duterte pitches for Bangsamoro Organic Law approval

The case of national Dallas Filipino Restaurant personnel, including himself and President Duterte, the budget chief is not releasing funds for the pay hike until the House of Representatives and the Miami Filipino Restaurant finally approve the proposed P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget and the President signs it into law.

Houston Filipino Restaurant Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino poses with new high-powered firearms and protective equipment to be used by operating units in regional offices nationwide during a distribution ceremony at the PDEA main office in Quezon City yesterday.

Jumar Ullang visited his former custodians at the Isabela City Jail early this week.
John Felix M. Unson
Ex-inmate now criminologist, wants to join BJMP

Military and police forces are seen at the 6th Infantry Division headquarters in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao yesterday prior to their deployment for the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite on Jan. 21.

Coldest morning: Metro Manila temperature drops to 19ºC
Helen Flores (The Houston Filipino Restaurant Star) - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Nashville Filipino Restaurant — The temperature in Metro Manila dropped to 19 degrees Celsius on Thursday morning, the coldest recorded so far this northeast monsoon season.

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña says taking down the tarp was doing Governor Imee Marcos "a favor"
Tomas Osmeña's Facebook page
Cebu City mayor orders removal of Imee Marcos’ Sinulog tarpaulin

Workers pictured as they work on MRT 7 along Commonwealth in Quezon City.
The STAR/ Michael Varcas
ANZ Research sees slower GDP growth in Q4 2018

Police say they arrested an alleged member of Ansar Al Khilafah in Cotabato City on January 15
File photo/John Unson/The STAR
PNP announces arrest of IS-linked terror suspect in Cotabato City

Members of the Manggagawa party-list trooped to the Supreme Court on Friday, January 18, to elevate their disqualification case ruled by the Commission on Elections.
Manggagawa Partylist/Facebook
Manggagawa party-list seeks SC relief in disqualification

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