Duterte selling PH future for gas deal with China – Robredo

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:06:01 +0000

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo on Thursday hit anew the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he would ignore the arbitral ruling upholding the country’s victory in the…READ

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Lacson: Instead of giving gifts to public servants, donate to gov’t institution

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:37:22 +0000

lacson Fraud depleting funds of PhilHealth – Lacson

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Panfilo Lacson suggested Monday that instead of giving gifts to public servants as appreciation for a job well done, the public should just make an official donation to the institution they work for. Lacson said this as he pushed for the revision of the present anti-graft laws and make them “more attuned to […]

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Duterte unfazed by Pogo hubs near military camps

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:09:23 +0000

President: Cory popular for losing Ninoy ‘in hands of Marcos’

MANILA, Philippines – The presence of Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) hubs manned by Chinese nationals near military camps is not something to worry about, President Rodrigo Duterte said, even as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has raised concerns on the country’s national security. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the location of the Pogo hubs does […]

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After absence from public eye, Duterte photo with family released

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:51:45 +0000

duterte, honeylet, kitty,

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s partner Honeylet Avanceña on Monday released a photo of the Chief Executive who has not been seen in public for more than a week. In a photo shared to the media Sunday night, Duterte is seen with Avanceña and their daughter, Veronica in their Davao City home. Presidential Spokesperson […]

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Palace on Duterte: He’s well but very busy

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:35:14 +0000

President: Cory popular for losing Ninoy ‘in hands of Marcos’

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang assured the public that the President was well and focusing on work although he had not been seen in public since a police anniversary event in Camp Crame on Aug. 9. “I just talked to him,” presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo told reporters during a gathering of Chinese-Filipino businessmen in Quezon City […]

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Duterte reactivates El Niño Task Force 

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:30:39 +0000

Duterte: No martial law in Negros Oriental

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has reactivated the government’s El Niño Task Force to mitigate the effects of the dry spell in the Philippines. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by authority of the President, signed Memorandum Order No. 38  on August 13, “reactivating and reconstituting” the task force formed in 2001 under former President Gloria […]

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Anti-corruption agency probes ‘at least 200’ gov’t officials

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:14:23 +0000

Anti-corruption agency probes ‘at least 200’ gov’t officials

MANILA, Philippines — The Presidential Anti-CorruptionCommission (PACC) revealed Wednesday that it has been conducting a lifestyle check to at least 200 government officials due to alleged corruption. PACC Commissioner Greco Belgica said the officials were from the Department of Transportation (DOTr), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Bureau […]

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Palace: Restoring anti-subversion law requires study

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:53:43 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Tuesday said the proposal of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to reinstate the anti-subversion law would necessitate study. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo issued the statement after DILG Secretary Eduardo Año called for the revival of the Anti-Subversion Act to counter the leftist groups’ alleged recruitment of […]

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Duterte signs law to lower cost of electricity

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:12:46 +0000

Duterte signs law to lower cost of electricity

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that would reduce the cost of electricity in the country. Duterte signed Republic Act 11371, or the “Murang Kuryente Act,” on August 8. But a copy of the new law was shared with the media only on Tuesday, August 13. The new law […]

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