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Posts Tagged ‘Rodrigo Duterte’

Palace: Trump’s support on Duterte’s war on drugs, more important vs. reports

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has refused to pay attention to the latest report of US State Department that expresses alarm over President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs”. Based on the report,...

Duterte wants pursuit of ‘labor-only contracting’ firms

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has directed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to submit a report on companies engaged in labor-only contracting. These are companies that implement repeated short-term employment...

PDP-Laban reveals senatorial slate for 2019 polls

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Ruling party PDP-Laban has bared its senatorial line-up which includes 20 personalities for the 2019 midterm elections. Among them are six re-electionists namely, Senators Grace Poe, Sonny Angara, Cynthia...

No more EO on contractualization – Palace

Posted on: April 19th, 2018 | No Comments
In a press briefing in Malacañang on Thursday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the President’s position on contractualization is the same with Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, which is to...

Duterte to possibly sign EO on contractualization on April 16

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Although the signing of the executive order (EO) by President Rodrigo Duterte against contractualization was postponed last March, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said the signing...

Duterte assures continued cooperation with Asian nations

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte is among the country leaders who were invited to deliver a message at Tuesday’s opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in China. The...

West PH Sea issue to be tackled in Boao Forum

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The West Philippine Sea issue will be tackled by a special panel during the annual Boao Forum in China on April 10. Members of the panel include diplomats,...

Alvarez to speed up impeachment raps vs. Sereno upon resumption of session

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has vowed to follow the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to speed up deliberation on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno....

Sereno accuses Duterte of interfering in impeachment case against her

Posted on: April 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Chief Justice on leave Maria Lourdes Sereno started early in lambasting her critics after receiving recognition earlier at a commemoration program for the Araw ng Kagitingan...

Pres. Duterte accepts Aguirre’s resignation

Posted on: April 6th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the resignation of Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre. During the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the secretary was seen being cheerful with...