“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…

PRRD ‘happy’ that more Filipinos appreciate his work

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he was “happy” that four of five Filipinos appreciate his performance as the country’s leader. Duterte made this reaction after Social Weather Station…

PH, Sri Lanka sign 5 agreements

MANILA – The Philippines and Sri Lanka signed five agreements as President Rodrigo R. Duterte officially welcomed Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena at Malacañang Palace on Wednesday. Duterte said the five-day…

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PRRD orders filing of raps vs. Iloilo solon, mayor for mauling

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año to file charges against Iloilo 1st district Rep. Richard Garin and his…

I’m thinking of stepping down: Duterte

MANILA — Exasperated of the seemingly “endless” fight against graft and corruption, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said he is thinking of resigning and hand the presidency to a more…

Duterte signs dismissal order of PMA comptroller

MANILA — A day after firing top officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday signed the dismissal order of Philippine Military…

Duterte urges ‘selfless’ service in Easter Sunday message

  MANILA — Easter can be made more meaningful by offering aid to those in need, President Rodrigo R. Duterte told the faithful on Easter Sunday. Duterte also urged Filipinos to…

President Duterte visits typhoon-ravaged Cagayan Valley region

TUGUEGARAO CITY — President Rodrigo R. Duterte visited here on Sunday to distribute relief goods and cash assistance to typhoon victims and personally assess the damage caused by typhoon “Lawin”…