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PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will continue his war on drugs despite a United Nations resolution that seeks to investigate alleged human rights abuses by the police, according to the presidential palace.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Tuesday met with Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Chairman Nur Misuari in Malacañang, which comes after his recent pronouncement that he will no longer push for federalism but at least an amendment in the Constitution.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte may still declare martial law, assume emergency powers or set up a revolutionary government as a last resort to solve the country’s worsening illegal drug problem, his spokesman said yesterday.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte’s popularity hit a new record high with the second quarter Social Weather Stations (SWS) report showing a two-point increase in his net satisfaction rating to +68, classified as “very good,” from +66 last quarter.
AMID CONFLICTING positions among the President’s men on the legality and enforceability of the 2016 verbal fishing agreement between the leaders of China and the Philippines, Malacañang on Thursday asserted that there is “no room” for any other interpretations on the matter, stressing that the deal is “valid.”
A FOUNDATION that made donations to the Kapa-Community Ministry International, Inc. asked the Supreme Court to remove their organization from the list of unregistered investment entities issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and to allow Kapa to resume operations.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Tuesday said he will no longer endorse a candidate for the House speakership race.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has moved to reduce the performance-based incentives (PBI) of appointive directors of Government Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs).
MALACAÑANG on Tuesday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte does not want the June 9 Recto Bank collision incident to turn into an “international crisis,” adding this will have a negative impact on the economic relations between Manila and Beijing, especially on Filipino workers in China.
SPEAKING for the first time on the June 9 sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday described the incident as a “little maritime accident,” and reiterated anew that the Philippines is “not ready to go to war” with China.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has said that the party-list system is being exploited by wealthy politicians, citing that many of the party-list leaders do not represent the marginalized sectors.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte’s Cabinet officials are set to hold a series of forums to discuss the policies, programs, and achievements of his administration in preparation for his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA).
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has asked the board members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), including Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Roy B. Ferrer, to turn in their resignation, according to Senator-elect Christopher Lawrence T. Go.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has asked the Commission on Audit (CoA) to “reconsider” its decision questioning the use of Marawi rehabilitation funds by the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) to sponsor the Hajj trip of some displaced residents of the war-torn city.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Tuesday honored 11 wounded-in-action soldiers in Sulu, Malacañang said. “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte paid tribute to injured soldiers fighting the Abu Sayyaf Group by conferring them the Order of Lapu-Lapu with rank of Kampilan during his camp visit to Camp General Teodulfo Bautista in Sulu,” the Palace said in a statement on Wednesday.
THE Philippines will not stand a chance in a war with China, President Rodrigo R. Duterte reiterated anew, but this time before an audience of Japanese businessmen on Friday.
CONTINUED public speculations regarding the health of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, triggered by Malacañang’s handling of this matter, is an important “lesson” for the next administration, analysts sought for comment said.
A DAY after the release of the 2019 World Competitiveness Report showing the Philippines partially recovering from a nine-notch fall on a list of 63 economies but still second to the last in Asia and the Pacific, President Rodrigo R. Duterte assured a gathering of Japanese businessmen in Tokyo of a “corruption-free” business environment in which he would meet “in 24 hours” with anyone who has a complaint about “hindrances, obstruction or outright corruption.”
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte left for Japan on Tuesday afternoon to attend the Nikkei 25th International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo, Malacañang said.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has signed Republic Act No. 11322, granting legislative franchise to Cotabato Electric Cooperative, Inc.-PPALMA (COTELCO-PPALMA) to disribute power supply in the municipalities of Pikit, Pigcawayan, Aleosan, Libungan, Midsayap, and Alamada (PPALMA) in the province of Cotabato.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte on Monday said he will resign if his son, incoming Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Z. Duterte, runs for House speakership.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has warned the mayor of a town in Negros Occidental against sowing fear and to allow the people “to vote freely” on May 13.
THE top government agencies as well as President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s Cabinet posted “record-high” increases in a first quarter poll by the Social Weather Stations.
THE EXECUTIVE Order (EO) setting up an inter-cabinet cluster mechanism for the “timely” implementation of the normalization program in the new Bangsamoro region has been signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
MALACAÑANG on Thursday said the 70 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Philippines may come “to naught” if Canada fails to act immediately on President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s demand to pull out its trash shipped to the Philippines some five years ago.
THE government will not crack down on media organizations and journalists identified in a “matrix” released by Malaca√±ang as being among those plotting President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s ouster.