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Duterte says PNP might handle the ‘war on drugs’ again

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 | No Comments
DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte will speak with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to ask for updates of its operation against illegal drugs. The President wants to know if...

Duterte wants to proclaim NPA as terrorists

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 | No Comments
DAVAO CITY  —  President Rodrigo Duterte again lambasted the leftist groups especially the New People’s Army (NPA) because of their continued acts of violence, recently. Including the involvement of a...

Duterte to base martial law extension on recommendation of military, police

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  December 31, 2017 is the deadline of the martial law that was declared in Mindanao to eradicate security threats such as terrorism and insurgency. President Rodrigo Duterte...

Trudeau presses rule of law, raises human rights issues with Duterte

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippine – Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who...

Environment and security are among the topics in East Asia Summit

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – One of the major event together with the ASEAN summit is the East Asia Summit that composes of 18 countries including Russia and United States. The main...

Duterte meets with EU’s Tusk; emphasizes on the importance of ASEAN-EU partnership

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte warmly welcomes European Council President Donald Tusk during the ASEAN-EU 40th Commemorative Summit. In their opening statements, the two leaders emphasized on the importance...

DFA clarifies President Duterte’s absence in the ASEAN-UN Summit

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was not able to preside the ASEAN-United Nations Summit because of bilateral meetings. The summit was scheduled at 8:15 Monday night but because...

Malacañang appoints new presidential spokesperson

Posted on: October 30th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed the appointment of Kabayan Party-list Representative and human rights lawyer, Harry Roque as the new presidential spokesperson. In a press interview Sunday night,...

Abella still presidential spokesperson — Malacañang

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Reports are circulating that Undersecretary Ernesto Abella will be replaced by Kabayan party-list Representative Harry Roque as the presidential spokesperson. Abella was also absent at Friday’s regular...

LP senators deny hand on alleged ouster plot vs. PRRD

Posted on: October 5th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senators allied with the Liberal Party (LP) have once again denied having plans to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. According to LP President Sen. Francis Pangilinan, the president...