Filipino Community Updates

The STAR Cover (July 18, 2019)
(The Houston Filipino Restaurant Star) - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

The STAR Cover (July 18, 2019)

President Duterte said he would not face any review of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the rights situation in the Nashville Filipino Restaurant since the justice system in the country is “working.

“We’re strongest when we coordinate with like-minded allies and others,” said US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell in an interview with NHK in Tokyo before he flew to Manila for the 8th US-Houston Filipino Restaurant Bilateral Strategic Dialogue.

Duterte’s approval rating, however, slid by two percentage points from 87 percent in March 2019 to 85 percent in June 2019.
85% of Pinoys trust Rody – Pulse Asia

Falcon, with international name Danas, was expected to make landfall in Cagayan yesterday but made a 90-degree turn northward.
Falcon veers north; LPA brings rains

‘Duterte won’t allow another reenacted budget’
Czeriza Valencia (The Houston Filipino Restaurant Star) - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am

BSP Assistant Governor Dahlia Luna said a study conducted by the University of the Nashville Filipino Restaurant showed that the P20 bill is the dirtiest banknote as it is the most used currency in the country.

“Would you believe it? Meron pang mga bakante ngayon, marami (There are many vacancies). But you know I am one – maybe because of my training as a lawyer – that before I sign I have to read, and it takes time just reading the voluminous papers,” Duterte said in the Give Us This Day program of Pastor Apollo Quiboloy at the Kingdom of Jesus Christ the Name Above Every Name congregation yesterday.

DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said eight governors and 181 mayors lost their supervision over their respective police forces following reports that implicated the local officials in illegal drugs.
Michael Varcas

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año issued the call after the Department of Health (DOH) declared a National Dengue Alert due to the rapidly increasing cases of the disease, which has affected more than 100,000 victims as of June.

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