President Rodrigo Duterte’s heart figuratively stopped for a moment Monday (December 28) after mistaking his son, Davao City Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte, for another congressman tagged in corruption.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday signed the PHP4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 which is expected to boost the government’s efforts to effectively respond to the challenges of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic and provide critical measures to aid the economic and social sectors.
President Rodrigo Duterte has not been vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine from China’s state-owned pharmaceutical company, Sinopharm, but all members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) have been injected, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is not “blackmailing” the United States, the Philippines’ longtime ally, in a bid to secure US-made vaccines for the country but is just exercising independent foreign policy, Malacañang said on Monday.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte’s close-in security took “courageous step” to receive vaccines to protect him from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Presidential Security Group (PSG) Chief Col. Jesus Durante III said Monday.
MANILA – Malacañang is waiting for the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to submit an official evaluation on the extent of improvements made in services of telecommunication companies.
MANILA – Malacañang on Monday defended the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) after some military personnel received Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine despite having not been approved yet by local regulators.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has authorized the grant of a one-time gratuity pay to contract of service (COS) and job order (JO) workers in government for their hard work, especially those part of the emergency Covid-19 response efforts.
President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed his call to members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) to surrender, assuring them of government assistance if they decide to return to the fold of the law.
Despite “dropping the ball” over the COVID-19 vaccine deal with Pfizer, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will not face President Rodrigo Duterte’s wrath should the purchase be bungled yet again.
Several soldiers have already been injected with the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s state-owned pharmaceutical company, Sinopharm, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed Saturday (December 26).
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte wants to shorten the period to release the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Executive Order (EO) No. 122 which pushes the adoption of the Advance Passenger Information (API) System.
Has President Rodrigo Duterte been inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine even if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t authorized any brand for use in the country yet?
President Rodrigo Duterte removed his mask at a meeting with health experts and members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Saturday (December 26).
President Rodrigo Duterte believes the University of the Philippines is capable of inventing the country’s own COVID-19 vaccine as negotiations continue with foreign pharmaceutical firms for the purchase of the valued drug.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday broached the idea of reimposing stricter lockdown nationwide in an effort to prevent the entry of a new strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from the United Kingdom (UK) to the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte warned that he would not order another suspension of the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States (US) even if the Philippines fails to secure coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from Pfizer.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday thumbed down the proposal of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to disallow the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the United Kingdom (UK) to the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday pitched for the creation of a new task force that will focus on the new strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) that was first detected in the United Kingdom (UK).
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday extended the imposition of temporary travel ban on all flights from the United Kingdom (UK) following reports of a new variant of the SARS-COV-2 in the European nation.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday directed the Department of Education (DepEd) to cancel the planned resumption of face-to-face classes in areas deemed low risk for…
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday encouraged his fellow Filipinos to remain optimistic despite the challenges that confronted them this year.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and infectious disease workers on Saturday to discuss the new strain of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom (UK).
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte would use his veto power to get rid of some provisions included in the proposed 2021 General Appropriations Act, Malacañang said on Friday.