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MWSS: No need for emergency powers to solve water woes

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 07:17 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte in April this year castigated executives of the government’s water agency Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and its concessionaires for the widespread water...

DOJ Secretary to serve as OIC from June 21-23

Posted on Friday, 21 June 2019 10:59 AM | No Comments
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra will serve as the officer-in-charge of the Executive Department from June 21-23 as President Rodrigo Duterte flies to Thailand. President Duterte will...

Captain of sunken boat in Recto Bank says sorry to Duterte

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The captain of the Filipino fishing boat hit by a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank on June 9 apologized to President Rodrigo Duterte following reports that he...

China fronts maritime militia to propel interest in South China Sea – US Defense Report

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 07:12 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The United States Defense Department in a report revealed that China has long been establishing its power and expanding its domain even as early as 2002. According...

Lacson: Duterte broke his silence and left us heartbroken

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 02:31 PM | No Comments
Senator Panfilo Lacson has expressed dismay over the remarks of President Rodrigo Duterte about the Chinese vessel ramming a Filipino fishing boat in Reed Bank last June 9. During his...

I call on our beloved president to help us —captain of sunken PH boat

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 09:29 PM | No Comments
Cerillo Escuterio recalled they already caught three tons of fish before a Chinese vessel rammed into their fishing vessel, F/B GemVir 1, on June 9. The 22-man crew was then...

Duterte seeks Philhealth reorganization

Posted on Sunday, 9 June 2019 10:54 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte seeks the reorganization of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) due to alleged corruption issues in the agency. In a television guesting on Saturday (January 8), President...

Duterte issues formal order for Imelda Marcos jewelry auction

Posted on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 04:13 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has formally ordered for the auction of the seized jewelry of former first lady Imelda Marcos which will benefit poor Filipinos. Reports say, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea...

Duterte wants Smartmatic out of PH election

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 05:43 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte wants the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to find another service provider for the automated elections. “I would like to advise Comelec now — hindi...

Duterte certifies as urgent the bill seeking higher taxes on tobacco

Posted on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 12:28 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the bill that seeks to increase taxes on tobacco products. The certification was signed by Duterte on Tuesday (May 28) “to address the...