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Duterte still most trusted PH government official — Pulse Asia

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 01:17 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is still the most trusted government official in the country based on the latest survey of the Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated released on Wednesday...

Malacañang says Duterte’s 4th SONA will be ‘short’

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:03 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to deliver a ‘short’ speech for his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential...

PH to deploy social welfare attachés for OFWs under new law

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 09:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law establishing the Office for Social Welfare Attaché to assist overseas Filipino workers (OFW), especially those who have fallen prey to...

Duterte signs law on student fare discount on all modes of transportation

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 07:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the bill imposing a 20 percent fare discount for students on all modes of public transportation. Duterte signed Republic Act...

PH mulls severing ties with Iceland, 17 other nations – Malacañang

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is mulling over the possibility of cutting ties with Iceland and 17 other nations that voted in favor of a resolution calling on the United...

Iceland hopes PH gov’t will work with UN drug war probe

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 04:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The government of Iceland expressed hope that the Philippines will cooperate with the investigation that would be conducted by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) amid...

Duterte wants OFW department up by December

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 01:01 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte wants the establishment of a separate Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) by December this year to address the persistent woes with illegal recruiters...

CHR asks PH gov’t to cooperate with UNHRC probe

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 08:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Friday called on the Philippine government to fully cooperate with the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as it sets...

Speakership bets Cayetano, Romualdez, Velasco meet with PDP-Laban

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 07:56 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Three lawmakers gunning for the speakership of the House of Representatives of the 18th Congress met on Thursday night with some members of the ruling party, PDP-Laban....

3 years after PH arbitral win vs. China: Duterte admin did nothing to enforce it —Carpio

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 06:52 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – July 12, 2019, marks the third anniversary of the Philippine’s arbitral win against China’s historical claims on the South China Sea, part of which is the West...