PRRD signs rice tariffication bill into law

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday signed the rice tariffication bill into law, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo confirmed in a text message to reporters. The signing will result…

SONA protests peaceful, manageable: NCRPO

MANILA — Protesters during President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday remained peaceful and manageable despite an increase in their number compared to previous years.…

DOLE affirms commitment to reforms initiated by PRRD

MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Saturday has reaffirmed its commitment to the reforms initiated by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said…

UN high commissioner remarks vs. PRRD irresponsible, uncalled for: DFA

MANILA — The Philippines takes grave exception to the “irresponsible and disrespectful” comments of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights against President Rodrigo R. Duterte, the Department of…

Arrival Honor

President to visit wake of slain Ilonggo soldier

ILOILO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday is expected to visit the wake of one of the soldiers killed in a recent armed encounter with the Abu Sayyaf group…

Pres. Duterte back in PHL, vows repatriation assistance for OFWs

MANILA — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday, April 17, vowed that government will provide assistance for the repatriation and livelihood of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), as he welcomed more…

3 La Union “Narco-politicians” Cleared Of Illegal Drugs Link

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Three of the four La Union politicians named last year in public by President Duterte have been cleared of their alleged involvement in the illegal drugs…

La Union Lawmakers Nix Impeachment Complaint Vs. President Duterte

SAN FERNANDO CITY – La Union Representatives Pablo Ortega (1st District) and Sandra Y. Eriguel (2nd District) belittled the impeachment complaint filed against President Duterte.   “I’m sure it will be…

On destabilization plot, Ilocano supporters lit candle, pray for President Duterte

LAOAG CITY — Avid supporters of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in this northern part of Luzon whom he gained the most number of votes gathered in front of the Ilocos…

PRRD’s signature pose

Miss U Org eyes all-woman panel for next pageant

MANILA — The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) on Saturday said that it is eyeing an all-woman panel composed of former Miss Universe title holders to serve as judges for the…

Albay governor welcomes Pres. Duterte

Duterte sees better ties with US under Trump Presidency

MANILA — A Malacañan official on Saturday expressed confidence that the Philippine – US relations will improve under the presidency of US president-elect Donald Trump. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, in…

Off to APEC Leader’s Summit

PHL Embassy in Washington DC: PHL ensures equality of rights and opportunities for PWDs

MANILA — The Philippine Embassy in Washington DC said the government has policies that ensure the full participation of and equality of rights and opportunities for people with disabilities (PWDs),…

Malacanang welcomes appointment of new US envoy to PHL

MANILA — Malacañan official expressed optimism that the appointment of Sung Kim as the new United States Ambassador to the Philippines signals a desire from the Americans to foster a…

President Duterte switches on DOE electrification projects in ARMM

MANILA — The Duterte administration is accelerating the electrification of the provinces comprising the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as part of its peace and development efforts in Southern…

Pres. Duterte receives warm welcome from Filipino community in Japan

TOKYO, Japan — President Duterte on Tuesday, Oct. 25, met the Filipino community in Japan and expressed his gratitude to the Japanese for helping them find stable jobs. “I would…

16 cops allegedly linked to ‘DDS’ face Senate inquiry into extrajudicial killings

MANILA — Sixteen out of more than 20 police officers from Davao City allegedly linked to the so-called vigilante group Davao Death Squad (DDS) were present at the Senate inquiry…