Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to conduct the 2021 bar examinations in Mindanao in addition to venues in Metro Manila and Cebu City.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III and Senator Panfilo Lacson have rejected placing Mindanao under martial law anew after the bombings in Jolo, Sulu which have killed at least 15 people.
A group of Muslim lawyers have also asked the Supeme Court (SC) to declare as unconstitutional the Anti-Terrorism Law.
Law-abiding citizens of the country should not fear the newly signed anti-terrorism law, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
President Rodrigo Duterte is feeling “lively” after having the chance to visit Davao City, Malacañang said on Wednesday.
Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said critics of the anti-terrorism bill shouldn’t blame the government if incidents of terrorism worsen in case the measure doesn’t become a law.
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to hold a meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases in Davao City on June 4, his spokesman said.
Online personality Francis Leo Marcos will remain in the National Bureau of Investigation’s custody pending verification of the warrants of arrest issued against him by various courst for several cases, including human trafficking.
Several Consular Offices (COs) will resume operations beginning May 4
(Monday), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced.
Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez has urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and the Overseas Workers’ Welfare Administration (OWWA) to provide transportation to workers and students stranded in Luzon due to the extended lockdown brought by the coronavirus pandemic.
With three ex-generals at the helm of President Rodrigo Duterte’s response to the pandemic, it’s no surprise that the National Task Force COVID-19 is in full war mode against an unseen but deadly enemy which knows no borders.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Tuesday backed the imposition of lockdowns on villages whose residents continue to defy government guidelines on the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).
Malacañang believes there is no need to expand the enhanced community quarantine to cover Visayas and Mindanao for now.
When President Rodrigo Duterte ordered local government officials to “stand down”, he was not referring to Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto whose only transgression was to allow tricylces to ferry health and food workers during the lockdown (which he stopped after being told to abide by the suspension of all public transportation).
There is no need to expand the enhanced community quarantine imposed on Luzon to cover Visayas and Mindanao for now, according to Interior Secretary Eduardo Año.
A Mindanao congressman on Sunday urged lawmakers to convene in a “virtual session” to approve measures to contain the spread of coronavirus disease-19 (Covid-19) and to help affected sectors.
Gov’t eyes Visayas, Mindanao quarantine sites for suspected virus carriers
Senator Bong Go said Saturday (February 8) he is willing to find an island in Mindanao to quarantine the 56 Filipinos who will be flying back to the Philippines from Hubei, China if the municipality of Capas, Tarlac resists the use of the Athletes’ Village at New Clark City as a quarantine site.
Malacañang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte will hold a “one-on-one” interview with his spokesman Salvador Panelo “anytime this week.”
Mindanao-based congressmen have condemned the brutal murder of state auditor Guiaria Akmad recently.
The state of national emergency in Mindanao will remain even after the end of martial law as the government continues to go after communist rebels and terrorists, Malacañang said Friday (January 3).
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) chief Lieutenant General Felimon Santos as the new head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
President Rodrigo Duterte revealed Monday (December 30) that he slept through the magnitude 6.9 earthquake which struck parts of Mindanao earlier this month.
Christmas is a time for Filipinos to “express solidarity” with fellowmen who are facing difficulties amidst the holiday season.