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Duterte signs P3.7-T national budget for 2019

Posted on Monday, 15 April 2019 08:50 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.757 trillion national budget for 2019, Malacañang said on Monday. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this in a text message sent...

Palace slams UN rapporteur’s dictatorship remark

Posted on Monday, 2 April 2018 04:56 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said that what is really happening in the Philippines is contrary to the statement of United Nations special rapporteur for indigenous peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz....

Malacañang disappointed with UN Special Rapporteur’s visit

Posted on Saturday, 6 May 2017 08:24 AM | No Comments
MANILA – United Nations special rapporteur on summary executions and extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard is in the country for academic purposes. But Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, her “unannounced” arrival is...

Malacañang declares April 28 in Metro Manila as special non-working day

Posted on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 08:40 AM | No Comments
MANILA — Malacañang has declared April 28, Friday as a special non-working day in Metro Manila through proclamation number 197 because of the 30th ASEAN Summit . “No Work, No...

Gov’t evaluates changing Benham Rise to Philippine Rise

Posted on Monday, 3 April 2017 08:00 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Office of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to evaluate the possibilities of replacing the name of Benham Rise...

President Duterte to sign EO on nationwide smoking ban soon

Posted on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 11:46 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte is supposed to sign the executive order on nationwide smoking ban within the week. However, the President said he must first study it carefully before implementing. “...

Pres. Duterte leaves for Laos and Indonesia

Posted on Monday, 5 September 2016 08:34 PM | No Comments
  With more than 30 people that comprises his delegation, President Rodrigo Duterte has left this afternoon for Laos to attend the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit. In his departure...

Duterte cancels Brunei trip, but proceeds to Laos

Posted on Monday, 5 September 2016 11:39 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte was supposed to fly to Brunei yesterday. He planned on visiting the Filipino community there before heading for Laos for the ASEAN Summit. But...

Sereno refuses to comment further on Duterte’s statements

Posted on Wednesday, 10 August 2016 08:06 PM | No Comments
“Please, please. You said, do not create constitutional issue? There will be but don’t ask me to obey. I am warning you, do not create a crisis because I will...