The universal access to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine has been the centerpiece of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s intervention speech at the 2020 APEC Economic Leader’s Meeting on Friday, citing its role in the region’s full recovery following the pandemic.
MANILA – Following the devastation in flood-hit Cagayan Valley, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Saturday ordered the creation of a task force that would fast-track the distribution of assistance to the victims of Typhoon Ulysses.
The city government lauded President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday for complying with the requirement to present a 24 to 72-hour negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result before his exit from the Davao International Airport (DIA) recently.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. has agreed with the decision of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to push ahead with infrastructure projects backed by Chinese firms that have been blacklisted by the United States, Malacañang said Thursday.
A bishop gave rare praise to President Rodrigo R. Duterte for his decision to extend the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and some areas in the country despite pressure to lift the lockdown.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte is just keeping his promise to back police officials at the forefront of his administration’s anti-drug campaign, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Friday.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte does not plan to order the repatriation of Filipino workers from Kuwait, despite the killing of Filipino domestic worker Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende.
In the wake of rising tension between the United States and Iran, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has been ordered by President Rodrigo R. Duterte to prepare its air and naval assets which could be used in the evacuation of overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East should hostilities erupt in the region.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Saturday expressed hope that President Rodrigo R. Duterte would finally name the next chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) this January.
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday denounced the death threats against President Rodrigo R. Duterte by the New People’s Army (NPA).
The Presidential Commission on Good Government reiterated that most of the cases filed against the Marcoses were litigated before President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s time.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte has promoted the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant from Vice Admiral to Admiral – the highest rank of a PCG commissioned officer.
MANILA — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday said all his travels abroad have the approval of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
The Senate majority bloc has a plan to prevent martial law in Mindanao from being extended for the fourth time despite hints from some administration officials that its imposition is still necessary.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte dismissed as “unripe” a proposal of two US senators to bar Philippine government officials involved in the imprisonment of Senator Leila de Lima from entering the United States.
Russia is likely to offer the Philippines various defense equipment during the visit of President Rodrigo R. Duterte and his party to Moscow this week, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Monday.
The Russian government on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to help the Philippines strengthen its defense capabilities ahead of the second visit of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to Russia on October 1.
All incumbent three star generals in the military are qualified for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s top post, its current chief said Wednesday.
MANILA — Sixty-five heinous crime convicts, who were released on account of “good conduct”, have surrendered as of Sunday, five days after President Rodrigo R. Duterte gave them 15 days to voluntarily submit themselves to authorities.
China President Xi Jinping respects Philippine sovereignty but not where it matters most – the country’s rights over the West Philippine Sea which he continues to treat with scorn.
MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has declared November 17 of every year as National Students’ Day (Republic Act 11369) to recognize the contribution of student activism to Philippine democracy.
The Department of Finance is worried about the adverse impact of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s directive to close all Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)-regulated gaming activities on the financial requirements of the Universal Health Care (UHC) program.
The struggle may seemed to have ended after Malacañang vetoed the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill but, the fight is far from over as Senator Joel Villanueva reaffirmed his commitment to continue pushing the measure he sponsored to put ‘endo’ or short-term employment practice in its final resting place.
Senator Imee Marcos is proposing a better alternative over the revival of mandatory ROTC or the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps which President Rodrigo R. Duterte himself is pushing to instill discipline, patriotism and nationalism among the youth and to prepare them in times of war.