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Duterte thanks US for return of Balangiga bells

Posted on: December 17th, 2018 | No Comments
    SAMAR, Philippines – The historic Balangiga bells are finally home in Balangiga town, Eastern Samar after 117 years of stay in the United States. President Rodrigo Duterte on...

Malacañang slams House over ‘unparliamentary behavior’ against Budget Secretary Diokno

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Palace slammed the Lower House for treating Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno with ‘disrespect’ during the question hour on Tuesday (December 11). In a statement on...

No one should claim credit for return of Balangiga bells : Duterte

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte emphasized that it was the Filipino people’s clamor that prompted the return of the historic Balangiga bells, therefore no government official should take the credit for its...

Progressive groups in Davao, Butuan slam martial law extension in Mindanao

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 | No Comments
Some progressive groups in Mindanao have denounced Congress’ move to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend the implementation of martial law in the region for the third...

Malacañang calls on Congress to respect Duterte’s prerogative over Sec. Diokno

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday (December 12) called on both houses of Congress to respect the authority of President Rodrigo Duterte over each member of the Executive branch amid...

LGU preps for tighter security as Duterte confirms attendance in Balangiga bells’ turnover

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – After skipping the arrival and handover ceremony of the historic Balangiga bells in Villamor Air Base last Tuesday (December 11), President Rodrigo Duterte finally decided to attend...

Ex-AFP chief Carlito Galvez is the new presidential peace adviser

Posted on: December 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galvez who just retired, has yet another role to play in the Duterte government. President...

Duterte warns election candidates: ‘Do not terrorize the voters.”

Posted on: December 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  BULACAN, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte warns all election candidates not to terrorize or harass the voters in the upcoming 2019 midterm election. ‘Ke kasama kita sa gobyerno, o...

Duterte orders more troops to Jolo, Sulu

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – There is no stopping President Rodrigo Duterte from sending more troops to Jolo, Sulu to put an end to terrorism and rebellion that have claimed the lives...

Duterte to witness Balangiga bells’ arrival – Lorenzana

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to witness the arrival and the formal turnover of the historic Balangiga bells at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on Tuesday...