President Duterte felt insulted that corruption still exists after 3 months in office

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he felt insulted that corruption still exists in the government three months after he assumed office. ”Until now it (corruption) still exists…

President Duterte on Agot Isidro: “She should enjoy her right to expression”

MANILA – Actress Agot Isidro continued to draw flak from netizens but not from President Rodrigo Duterte for calling the Philippine leader ‘psychopath’ for his latest tirades against the United…

Palace on actress’ ‘psychopath’ comment: ‘It’s really going to the edge’

MANILA — Malacanang admitted on Monday that “psychopath” term that actress Agot Isidro reportedly used to describe President Rodrigo Duterte is “going to the edge.” ”It’s really going to the…

8,428 drug suspects nabbed, PHP8.21-B worth of narcotics seized during President Duterte’s first 100 days — PDEA

MANILA — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has nabbed around 8,500 drug offenders and seized more than PHP8 billion worth of illegal drugs during the first 100 days of…

Palace elated by President Duterte’s +64 net satisfaction rating

MANILA — Malacañang welcomed on Thursday the ‘very good’ +64 net satisfaction rating that President Rodrigo Duterte earned in his first three months in office. According to the Social Weather…

President Duterte apologizes anew to Jewish community in PHL for ‘Hitler’ remark

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte visited on Tuesday night a Jewish synagogue to reiterate his apology for his statement comparing his intensified war on drugs and Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s…

President Duterte urges LGU officials to help him in war on drugs

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has urged the local government unit (LGU) leaders to work with him in ending the illegal drug problem. ”I’m sounding off the alarm regarding drugs.…

Waiting for the Promise

Pres. Duterte signs exec. order hiking combat duty and incentive pay of military, police

MANILA, Oct. 3 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order increasing the combat duty and incentive pay of members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)…

Military personnel elated over EO raising combat pay of front line troops

MANILA — Military personnel, especially those serving in front line units deployed in active zones, are very happy with President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order (EO) 3 which fixed their monthly…

President Duterte returns from a fruitful visit to Vietnam

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte returned early Friday morning from a two-day fruitful official visit to Vietnam, saying his trip was another step forward in further solidifying the valuable ties…

DILG conducts discreet probe on 50 ‘narco’ politicians; mayors top list

MANILA — Department of Interior and Local Government is investigating at least 50 “narco” politicians who were previously named by President Rodrigo Duterte as being involved in the illegal drug…

Interior dept task force checks out ‘narco executives’

MANILA — A Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) official on Thursday bared that a team named Task Force Agila (TFA) is checking out ‘narco executives’ included in the…

Pres. Duterte in Vietnam to further bolster diplomatic ties

HANOI, Vietnam — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday started his official visit here with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Monument of the National Heroes and Martyrs. The President wore a…