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THE Philippine Embassy’s possible transfer from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will be raised during President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s visit to Israel, the Jerusalem Post has reported.
By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday announced that three Cabinet officials of United States President Donald J. Trump wrote him...
THE SHIFT to federalism is now unlikely to move ahead within President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s term, but its significance as a continuing public issue remains, analysts sought for comment said.
By Camille A. Aguinaldo President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, Aug. 17, slammed the United States for warning the Philippines against buying submarines from Russia,...
MALACAÑANG ON Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte may step down once former senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. wins in his electoral protest against incumbent Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo.
DAVAO CITY — Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Effie Ben Matityau said technology partnerships are expected to be signed during President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s visit to Israel in September.
The recent remarks of President Rodrigo R. Duterte asking China to temper its behavior in the South China Sea has not affected the country’s...
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said once he steps down, he prefers the “likes” of Senator Francis Joseph G. Escudero or former senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. as his successor over his constitutional successor Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo.
IT may take a sitting President and a former president-turned Speaker to break the current deadlock between the Executive and the House of Representatives over the P3.757-trillion national spending plan proposed for next year.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte is “exploring all options” on his proposed shift to a federal form of government amid concerns even in his own circle over its impact on the economy, Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said Monday, Aug. 13.
THE PHILIPPINE government said on Monday that the Philippines will continue to assert its sovereign rights over the disputed territories in the South China Sea despite the latest incident where a Filipino pilot was threatened by the Chinese Navy while flying over the area.
By Camille A. Aguinaldo President Rodrigo is set to visit Israel from September 2 to 5 after accepting the invitation of the country's Prime Minister...
The Supreme Court (SC) has again delayed oral arguments to invalidate the Duterte administration's move to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The High...
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday instructed the warring factions in his party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), to unite and prepare for the 2019 elections.
MALACAÑANG ON Thursday urged President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s economic managers who question the proposed shift to federalism to present their alternatives.
ANALYSTS were sought for comment to assess the opposition Liberal Party’s (LP) standing, amid the political milieu currently dominated by President Rodrigo R. Duterte, and ahead of the crossroads that is next year’s midterm elections.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte is scheduled to sign on Monday, Aug. 6, the Philippine Identification (ID) System Act which institutionalizes a single official identification for all Filipino citizens and foreign residents in the country, Malacañang said in an advisory on Sunday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday said the Philippines will send two warships to Libya in efforts to secure the release of three kidnapped Filipinos and a South Korean national in the North African country.
How was the Philippine economy before President Rodrigo R. Duterte was sworn in as President on June 30, 2016? Here's a comparison of statistical...
A CEBU business leader expressed support for President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s call for support on the implementation of tax reforms as he called on businessmen not to use it to manipulate prices.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed an executive order (EO) that cuts and condones real property taxes and interest and/or penalties assessed on the power generation facilities of independent power producers (IPPs).
MALACAÑANG on Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte will take up at a Cabinet meeting scheduled Aug. 6 the recent Supreme Court ruling increasing the local government units’ (LGUs) share of national government revenues.
Almost two years after China pledged $24 billion in investment to the Philippines, barely any projects have materialized, prompting deepening concerns that President Rodrigo...
By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, July 25, said that his visit to the United States is still possible, saying that...
THE THIRD State of the Nation Address (SONA) almost didn’t happen after President Rodrigo R. Duterte threatened to walk out of the Batasang Pambansa due to the unexpected change in leadership at the House of Representatives last Monday, Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III said on Tuesday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte, in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, reaffirmed key policies of his administration such as the drive against corruption in behalf of ease of doing business, as well as environmental rehabilitation, vowing to step up these initiatives in partnership with Congress.
MORE THAN half of Filipinos considered President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s recent actions and remarks as “vulgar,” according to a survey report released by the Social Weather Station on Sunday.
ANTI-GOVERNMENT protesters burn an effigy depicting President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a devil, with horns decorated with the national flags of China and the United States during a rally in the capital Metro Manila on July 23, 2018, ahead of the 3rd State of the Nation Address. The effigy was dubbed Duterte-monyo, a play on the President’s name and the Filipino word for devil, demonyo.
Labor groups said the Duterte administration has yet to solve contractualization, low wages, and denied labor rights. At a press briefing in Manila City on Friday,...
MALACAÑANG ON Thursday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to push for a shift to a federal form of government in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 23.