PH communist party orders truce amid Covid-19 pandemic

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:33:02 +0000

THE Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Tuesday night declared a unilateral ceasefire amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. Under its ceasefire order, the CPP Central Committee formally declared that the truce would start at 12 midnight on March 26 until 11:59 p.m. of April 15. The CPP declaration came after President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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Congress grants Duterte special powers to fight virus

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 01:00:45 +0000

(UPDATE) CONGRESS granted President Rodrigo Duterte special powers to tap P275 billion of unused public funds to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) epidemic. Twelve senators on Tuesday dawn voted to pass on third and final reading Senate Bill (SB) 1418 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act” jointly authored by Senate President Vicente Sotto […]

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Duterte tells LGUs: Follow quarantine guidelines

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:16:05 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered local government units (LGUs) to follow the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine guidelines set by the national government or face administrative sanction. In a video message released on Friday, Duterte reminded local government officials that as part of “one republic,” they must obey the guidelines. “I’m really very sorry but I […]

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Duterte still most trusted PH official — Pulse Asia

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2019 12:57:05 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is still the government official with the highest trust rating, according to a recent Pulse Asia survey released on Saturday. Data from the survey, conducted from December 3 to 8, showed that 83 percent of Filipinos have “big trust” in the President, 10 percent were “undecided”, and 6 percent have “small/no trust.” […]

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Buhay Rep. Atienza wants House resolution supporting war on drugs

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:12:17 +0000

Lito Atienza

MANILA, Philippines – Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza, a known pro-life advocate, wants his more than 300 colleagues in the House of Representatives to join him in coming up with a resolution declaring full support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs. “I challenge my fellow lawmakers to join me in sponsoring a House […]

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PNP to file raps, probe cops accepting gifts involving corruption

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 06:47:59 +0000

PNP to file raps, probe cops accepting gifts involving corruption

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) will not hesitate to investigate and file cases against police officers guilty of accepting gifts that involved corruption. “Our intensified campaign on internal cleansing is ongoing and we will never hesitate to investigate and charge PNP personnel found doing illegal acts,”  PNP spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac […]

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House leaders want no vetoed bill in 18th Congress

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 04:54:21 +0000

MANILA, Philippines  – Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Majority Leader Martin Romualdez on Tuesday said they are pushing for monthly meetings with senators, Cabinet members and other key government executives to avoid even a single presidential veto of bills to be approved by the 18th Congress.

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Duterte OKs national vision screening program for pre-school kids

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:34:51 +0000

The President signed into law a measure that will establish a program for the early detection of visual problems among kindergarten pupils.

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PCSO resumes Lotto games, draws after Duterte lifts suspension

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 02:39:23 +0000

After President Rodrigo Duterte lifted the suspension on Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gaming activities

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Duterte asks DOLE to revisit, polish anti-endo bill

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 11:43:57 +0000

Duterte asks DOLE to revisit, polish anti-endo bill

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has instructed the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to revisit his vetoed Security of Tenure (SOT) bill and craft a clearer version of the measure. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the DOLE was directed to come up with a new […]

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