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Duterte EO bans junkets

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has issued an executive order prohibiting “all forms” of junkets for government officials and employees, and the conduct of planning workshops and team building activities abroad.

Rebellion case vs Trillanes set to continue

MAKATI Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 150 is set to resume hearing the case against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for the same rebellion charges which were dismissed by the same court back in 2011.

Palace pushes for rescue of Indonesians, Malaysian taken hostage by Abu...

AS MALACAÑANG on Friday said authorities have been directed to rescue three hostages, one from Malaysia and two from Indonesia, being held by the Abu Sayyaf (a Philippine-based fundamentalist Islamic group), it reiterated that the government has a policy against paying ransom.

Duterte tops Pulse Asia trust ratings survey

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte remains the most trusted among the four top national officials, according to Pulse Asia’s December 2018 Nationwide Survey on the performance and trust ratings of key government officials.

The embattled yet hopeful Duterte presidency

The presidency of Rodrigo R. Duterte has always been marred by conflict. From the beginning, it was unceasing, coming as if from all sides,...

Improving lives through infrastructure

President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s centerpiece project, the “Build, Build, Build” program aims to usher in the “Golden Age of Infrastructure,” and is known as...

Toward a stronger economy

The current administration inherited a robust economy from its predecessor. And exactly two years after President Rodrigo R. Duterte assumed the office, the economy...

Three Philippine presidents on independence

Every year, the sitting President of the Philippines offers his or her thoughts on the event that has shaped, and will continue to shape,...

Politics in the Year of the Rooster:If Roosters and Dragons are...

By Camille Anne M. Arcilla, Reporter If the zodiac signs are right, the President and Vice-President of the Philippines are actually meant to be allies,...

The Duterte- Dominguez Disconnect: Is another golden tide headed for the...

By Raul V. Fabella UPSE and NAST The eight-point program spelled out by Finance Secretary Carlos “Sonny” G. Dominguez III before the election was duly...

How Twitter users reacted to #PiliPinasDebates2016

Twitter released data on what Twitter users talked about during the second Commission on Elections (Comelec) presidential debates held in Cebu last March 20, 2016. Here's a...