“Bong Go is my only presidential bet,” PRRD emphasizes as he endorses his long-time aide for the highest post

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte stressed in an online interview that it was him who pushed Senator Christopher “Bong” Go to run for president after Go withdrew his vice-presidential bid…

Palace sees nothing wrong with dela Rosa’s loyalty to Duterte

MANILA — There is nothing wrong with Senator Ronald dela Rosa’s loyalty to President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacañang said Friday. Speaking to Palace reporters, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said it was natural…

Ninja cops reduced to 4: Duterte

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night said that around four police personnel or officials remain involved in the resale of illegal drugs seized in anti-drug operations. In a…

Returning OFWs to China not covered by nCoV travel ban

MANILA — Filipinos with work permits in China and its special administrative regions are not covered in the travel ban imposed by Malacañang in response to the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak,…

Duterte eyes probe of SEA Games mess

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing an investigation into allegations of corruption hounding the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte, who just…

DUTERTE VISITS WAKE OF EX-SEN. PIMENTEL

Duterte ‘safe’ after minor motorcycle accident: Palace

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte is safe and in good health, after he figured in a minor motorcycle accident, Malacañang announced on Thursday. “I would like to assure the nation that…

BOXING CHAMP

Duterte orders total BuCor revamp

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total revamp of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to curb corruption within the bureau, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo bared…

Cardema withdraws as Duterte Youth’s nominee

MANILA — Former National Youth Commission (NYC) chairman Ronald Cardema has withdrawn his nomination as the top nominee of the Duterte Youth Party-List. In his letter to the Commission on…

July 25 declared Nat’l Campus Press Freedom Day

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill recognizing July 25 of every year as National Campus Press Freedom Day. Duterte signed the “National Campus Press Freedom Day…

Duterte fires Faeldon for ‘disobeying’ his order

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night fired Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Nicanor Faeldon for “disobeying” his order not to allow the release of nearly 2,000 heinous crimes convicts…

Duterte lifts suspension of Lotto games

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the suspension of Lotto operations of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), Malacañang said on Tuesday night. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte lifted…

Mensahe ng Presidente Duterte sa pagpapahinto ng Lotto at iba pang numbergames ng PCSO

President Duterte opens Candon City bypass road

CANDON CITY, Ilocos Sur – – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has formally opened the newly-constructed Candon City bypass road in a ceremony held in Barangay Oaig Daya on Thursday, July…

President Duterte opens Candon City bypass road

PRRD calls for imposition of midnight liquor ban

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte asked Congress to pass a measure imposing a midnight liquor ban. Duterte said that while he had already succeeded in implementing a nationwide smoking ban,…

LIGHT MOMENTS

PRRD ON DEATH PENALTY

PRRD visits wake of cops killed by alleged NPAs

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday night visited the wake of four police personnel killed in an ambush by alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA), an armed wing…