Banquet held in China on the 71st anniversary of the republic

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On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the Chinese People’s Foreign Friendship Association and the China-China Friendship Association jointly held a banquet in Beijing. The party was invited by Ambassador to the Plenipotentiary of the Joseon Special Forces in China, […]

Kuchma highlights priority of security clauses of Minsk Agreements

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Leonid Kuchma, a former Ukrainian president and Kyiv’s current representative in the Trilateral Contact Group for Donbas, highlighted the priority of the security clauses of the Minsk Agreements at a meeting with French Ambassador to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins. “Leonid Kuchma has highlighted the priority of implementing precisely the security […]

Duterte wants release of inmates aged 70 and older

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President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said he wanted senior inmates 70 years old and up considered for parole. “Ako I’ll ask the administration, whoever will take over or the Secretary of Justice to fast-track ‘yung mga may sakit na at talagang matatanda na (to fast-track [cases] of those who […]

New BuCor chief ‘knows his business’: Duterte

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President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that newly appointed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Gerald Bantag will clean up the agency, being a former regional director of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP). In a press briefing Tuesday, Duterte said he hopes Bantag would not commit irregularities. “He knows […]