Citizens participation and activism are critical components of the law-making process. Several lawmakers have already filed their priority bills they need to champion three weeks before the opening of the 18th Congress.

Citizens participation and activism are critical components of the law-making process. Several lawmakers have already filed their priority bills they need to champion three weeks before the opening of the 18th Congress. 

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In a joint report by the WEF and Asian Development Bank based on the International Labor Organization’s estimates, 56 percent of jobs in five Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, are at high risk of automation in the next few decades. Legacy countries need to avoid getting squeezed between more advanced leading countries, which can offer more advanced manufacturing, and nascent countries that can offer lower cost labor.

In a joint report by the WEF and Asian Development Bank based on the International Labor Organization’s estimates, 56 percent of jobs in five Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, are at high risk of automation in the next few decades. Legacy countries need to avoid getting squeezed between more advanced leading countries, which can offer more advanced manufacturing, and nascent countries that can offer lower cost labor. 

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Are the freedom of speech and democracy threatened under President Duterte?

The SWS survey shows that freedom of speech and other democratic rights of Filipinos remain strong under President Duterte. Therefore, accusations that freedom of speech and democracy are being threatened under President Duterte are a lie.

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In the case of PhilHealth, fraud can arise from ghost patients, upcoding or upcasing, and over-admission. The costs of these different types of fraud have not been calculated, but they run in the hundreds of millions a year.

In the case of PhilHealth, fraud can arise from ghost patients, upcoding or upcasing, and over-admission. The costs of these different types of fraud have not been calculated, but they run in the hundreds of millions a year. 

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Several top international policy experts assessed the current situation in the Recto Bank fishing incident. With any other relationship with other countries, this Sino-Philippines relationship will meet challenges as it matures.

Several top international policy experts assessed the current situation in the Recto Bank fishing incident. With any other relationship with other countries, this Sino-Philippines relationship will meet challenges as it matures.

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Residents in Baliwet can now make use of solar energy after a Chinese-funded project called "Brighten Up" provided solar stations to the community. The project aims to promote equality in terms of receiving both intellectual and physical education for Baliwet students.

Residents in Baliwet can now make use of solar energy after a Chinese-funded project called "Brighten Up" provided solar stations to the community. The project aims to promote equality in terms of receiving both intellectual and physical education for Baliwet students. 

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8 Things to know about Wilson Lee Flores and Kamuning Bakery Café

And just like the golden days, a fresh batch of pugon-baked bread is pulled out of the oven of the 78-year-old bakery, ready to be served. 

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The last part of the Deconstructing AMLA explores the vulnerabilities of casinos.

The last part of the Deconstructing AMLA explores the vulnerabilities of casinos.

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