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Palace unfazed by Robredo pronouncement to ‘unite’ opposition

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – A move by Vice President Leni Robredo to unite and lead the opposition is hardly surprising, Malacañang said Tuesday. “Vice President Leni Robredo’s decision to lead the opposition movement against the Duterte administration is hardly surprising,”...

Cebu archbishop appeals for calm amid shooting incident

MANILA, July 10, 2018 – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma urged the faithful to calm down amid the shooting incident which resulted in the death of a man inside the Archbishop’s Palace Tuesday morning. In an interview, Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo said Palma also asked the...
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Armed man shot dead inside Cebu Archbishop’s residence

  MANILA, July 10, 2018 – The Archdiocese of Cebu on Tuesday confirmed reports that a man was shot dead inside the compound after he refused to leave the premises. In a statement, Msgr. Joseph Tan, Cebu archdiocesan media liaison officer, said that the unidentified man was...
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Duterte to PAF men: Stay ‘vigilant’ vs. possible terror threats

  MANILA, July 3, 2018 – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday called on the Philippine Air Force (PAF) to remain vigilant in protecting the nation from threats of terrorism and external forces. Duterte made this challenge during the 71st Founding Anniversary of the PAF at...
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Concom approves draft Federal Constitution

MANILA, July 3, 2018 – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s Consultative Committee (Concom) tasked to draft a Federal Constitution on Tuesday approved in an en banc session the entire proposal which seeks to distribute powers and resources among regions. The 22-member Concom held...
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PHL hails successful US-NoKor summit

MANILA, June 12 – The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), on Tuesday welcomed the successful conclusion of the landmark summit between US President Donald Trump and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un in...
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Congress heeds AFP upgrade calls. Solons now keen to modernize military: DND chief

MANILA, June 6, 2018 – With the reported militarization in the South China Sea, members of the legislative have grown more receptive to increase the budget for the military’s modernization program. This was disclosed by Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin...
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Duterte’s SoKor visit yields $4.9-B in investments

MANILA, June 5, 2018 – President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s visit to South Korea has yielded USD4.9-billion worth of investments as part of the growing trade relations between the Philippines and the host country, his spokesman said Tuesday. “Ang mga nakuha naman natin dito sa trip na...
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Duterte committed to enforce Data Privacy Act: Bong Go

MANILA, May 29, 2018 – The Duterte administration is committed in implementing the Data Privacy Act to ensure the security and privacy of personal information of Filipinos as the law aims to ensure that the data privacy rights of the citizens are protected, a Malacañang official...
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Tax reform a must – Duterte

MANILA, May 31, 2018 – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has emphasized the need to implement the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law to raise more funds to run the country. “We have, all the while, (been) having problems, inflation is always there. There are many...