Duterte leads chicken-boodle fight in Pampanga

  CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday assured the public that poultry products from Pampanga and Nueva Ecija are safe for human consumption as he…

Duterte visits quake-hit Ormoc

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday declared here that the government is by far on top of the situation in the aftermath of the 6.5 magnitude…

EO No. 26 emphasizes “truths” on smoking

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s signing of the executive order number 26 emphasizes on important truths about smoking as the country joins celebration of the World No Tobacco Day…

Ex-DILG chief defends President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao

MANILA — Former Interior and Local Government Secretary Rafael M. Alunan III on Wednesday defended President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s swift action declaring martial law in the entire Mindanao to stop…

President Duterte to go on official visit to Thailand- DFA

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte will undertake an official visit to the Kingdom of Thailand from March 20-22, 2017. In…

Pres. Duterte urges councilors to keep public interest in mind at all times

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte urged local elective officials to be guided by the noblest intentions and to keep in mind the public’s interest at all times despite unrelenting…

President Duterte wages war vs NPA; tells AFP, PNP to use all gov’t assets

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo R. Duterte ordered on Thursday the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to wage a war and use all…

President Duterte assures Bicolanos VP Robredo will stay in her post

DARAGA, Albay — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday assured the Bicolanos that Vice President Leni Robredo will stay in her post, dismissing speculations that there are moves to unseat…

Pres. Duterte postpones nationwide firecrackers ban

MANILA – Filipinos can still welcome 2017 with firecrackers after President Rodrigo R. Duterte said it would be too late to impose total ban on firecrackers this coming New Year’s…

Senators confident justice for Maguindanao massacre victims will be served

MANILA — Senators during the 7th commemoration of the Maguindanao massacre on Wednesday expressed confidence that justice will be served for the victims and that the accused Ampatuan clan members…

President Duterte orders ERC officials to resign

LIMA, Peru — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered all commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to resign following the death of one of its officials. “I am demanding…

BCDA, Japanese firms ink deal during President Duterte’s Tokyo visit

MANILA — State-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has forged partnership with two Japanese companies during the state visit of President Rodrigo R. Duterte in Japan. BCDA has signed…

Close to 1 million persons affected by typhoon ‘Lawin’ — DSWD

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Monday that typhoon Lawin has affected at least 211,347 families in Regions 1 to 3 and the Cordillera…

President Duterte plans to revive Marcos’ agri, fishing programs

TUGUEGARAO CITY — President Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Sunday he would revive “Masagana 99” and “Biyayang Dagat,” two projects of the late President Ferdinand Marcos, to ensure food self-sufficiency…

Catholic prelate is convinced that Pres. Duterte is doing good in his job

MANILA — A Catholic prelate is convinced that President Rodrigo R. Duterte is doing good in his job. “I think he is sincere. I think he is doing well… Saka…