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Duterte eyes new agency on disaster resiliency

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte wants the passage of Disaster Agency Bill before the end of the year. Under the proposal, the government will establish a new agency which...

Duterte Cabinet approves P3.757-T 2019 proposed nat’l budget

Posted on: July 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will submit to Congress on July 23 the proposed 2019 cash-based national budget to coincide with his third State of the Nation Address...

Senators seek to empower, increase LGU funds against crime, drugs

Posted on: June 28th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines —Several senators are backing President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to audit the performances of local officials in...

Church not behind alleged destab plot vs. Duterte

Posted on: June 28th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Administration ally Boy Saycon has recently accused the Catholic Church of being behind the alleged destabilization plot against President Rodrigo Duterte — but Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque...

ConCom begins regional public consultations on June 18

Posted on: June 18th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to review the Constitution, will begin the conduct of public consultations across the country on Monday, June 18. ConCom will visit several regions in...

President Duterte inaugurates resort-themed Mactan Cebu International Airport

Posted on: June 8th, 2018 | No Comments
  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Together with stakeholders of Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) and local officials, President Rodrigo Duterte led the inauguration of MCIA Terminal 2 in Lapu-Lapu City....

Duterte unaware of Ayungin Shoal harassment incident

Posted on: June 8th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte seemed to be the only person unaware of the harassment incident against Philippine soldiers in Ayungin Shoal on May 11. In an interview...

PH, among least peaceful countries in Asia-Pacific – Global Peace Index

Posted on: June 7th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Based on Australian Research Institute Global Peace Index reported by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the problem of peace and order in the Philippines is worsening....

Analyst: Original BBL version might not hurdle Congress

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers hope to ratify the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)  on July 23, in time for President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA). But...

Duterte assures safety of Korean businessmen in PH

Posted on: June 5th, 2018 | No Comments
  SEOUL, South Korea — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, June 5, assured that South Korean businessmen will be safe while they are in the Philippines. He gave the assurance as...