Duterte, Suga agree to keep security, stability in South China Sea

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 00:01:38 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga have agreed to work together to maintain security and stability in the disputed South China Sea under international law, Malacañang said. Duterte had a 20-minute “warm, engaging, and productive” telephone conversation with Suga on Wednesday, discussing issues such as the South China Sea, the coronavirus disease […]

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Lacson to PH voters: Make sure those elected will take campaign promises seriously

Credit to Author: Bernadette E. Tamayo| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 04:46:26 +0000

SEN. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said it is time for the Filipino electorate to become more discerning of those seeking national positions to ensure that those who would get elected will fulfil their campaign promises seriously. The senator on Tuesday appealed to the public to scrutinize those running for elections — not only for President — but […]

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Academic freeze – the best option

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 16:16:48 +0000

BY THE COLLEGIAN OFFICIAL STUDENT PUBLICATION CAMILING COLLEGES INC. ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021 (With minor editing, in accordance with The Manila Times style, the winning piece in the Best Editorial High School Level of the 2020 Campus Press Awards is reprinted here in its entirety with permission from the author and the school.) In response to […]

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Duterte on EDSA anniversary: ‘Set aside differences, work together’ 

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:32:22 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday urged Filipinos to “set aside our differences and work together” as the Philippines marked the 35th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution which restored democracy in the country. Duterte, who is known to publicly rebuke his critics, made the call as he hailed the non-violent revolution that served as […]

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Duterte eyes new team to monitor dismissed govt officials, police

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 04:04:22 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing the creation of a team dedicated to monitor government officials, particularly law enforcement officers, who were dismissed due to their involvement in illegal drugs, corruption, and bribery activities. In his weekly public address aired over state-run PTV-4 on Wednesday night, Duterte said he would ask the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency […]

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Galvez sees tight vaccines supply

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 04:40:00 +0000

THE Philippines may have a hard time procuring Covid-19 vaccines in the first half of the year because the US and European countries are gobbling up most of the supply, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. warned. In a televised briefing with President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, Galvez said that Western countries cornered a large bulk […]

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Duterte orders gov’t agencies to post online procurement information

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 06:30:01 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered agencies under the executive to post on their social media accounts and official websites information as to the procurement of goods and services. Administrative Order 34 dated October 23 obtained by the media on Tuesday directed all agencies under the executive to strictly comply with transparency, accountability and good governance […]

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18 living heroes honored for liberating Marawi City from terrorists  

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 05:17:12 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has honored a total of 18 living heroes in the liberation of Marawi City in 2017 in Camp Aguinaldo. In a statement released late Monday night, the military said Armed Forces Chief Gilbert Gapay represented the President and pinned the medals on the awardees. “Your sacrifices and those of our fallen comrades […]

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Duterte wants all Filipinos vaccinated against Covid-19

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 02:47:05 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said he wants all Filipinos to be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). In his public address on Wednesday night, Duterte bared that the government now has the money to procure the vaccines but would need more to able to cover all 113 million Filipinos in the immunization program. Duterte said all […]

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