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SENATOR Leila M. de Lima wants a Senate committee to look into the appointment of foreign nationals in public office after Chinese national Michael Yang identified himself as the President’s economic adviser.
THE Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) wants President Rodrigo R. Duterte to make public the names of candidates involved in illegal drugs, according to his spokesman.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will urge leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during their gathering in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, Oct. 11, to support the development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region and “call for economic resilience amidst prevailing global economic uncertainties,” the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.
MAJORITY of Filipinos, at 61%, agree that President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s health is a public matter, according to the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
AT LEAST four more “confidential communications” about President Rodrigo Duterte’s ferocious war on drugs have been filed before the International Criminal Court, Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chief Jose Luis Martin “Chito” C. Gascon said. Mr. Gascon said that these communications were filed as early as 2016.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday owned up to extra judicial killings (EJKs) in the country as he deplored complaints filed against his controversial war on drugs, accusing him of murder and crimes against humanity, at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s trust and approval ratings fell considerably in a September poll by Pulse Asia released on Tuesday.
MALACAÑANG ON Monday confirmed that President Rodrigo R. Duterte had recently undergone colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures, but added this was “routine.”
PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sunday offered Maj. Gen. Rolando Joselito D. Bautista, retiring Commanding General of the Philippine Army, to take over the position of outgoing National Food Authority (NFA) administrator Jason Laureano Y. Aquino.
PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson and Presidential Adviser on Human Rights Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Thursday said he will meet anew with prosecutors tasked with the 2009 Ampatuan massacre case to update President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
MALACAÑANG on Wednesday sought to downplay President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s “incitement” of dissatisfied soldiers to move against him, saying it was only an “expression of confidence” that no one from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will follow the footsteps of former mutineer Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV.
DEBT WATCHERS are cautious over increased political noise due to moves to persecute another of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s critics and changes at the Supreme Court, even as one said these developments are unlikely to alter its assessment on the country unless they dampen business sentiment.
VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor G. Robredo, in a statement on Friday, called on President Rodrigo R. Duterte to “use his podium to assure the people that he is on top” of the nation’s problems.
TALKS in Malacañan Palace last Tuesday between President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo broke the deadlock over the Executive’s proposed national budget for next year, with a leader in the House of Representatives saying the chamber will likely resume deliberations and should be able to meet the deadline for the spending plan’s approval.
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.
THE labor department has no timetable for the signing of the executive order (EO) which hopes to abolish the practice of contractualization or “endo,”...
By Arjay L. Balinbin SOME 5,000 new firearms from a “friendly country” will be imported to the Philippines in the next few days, President Rodrigo...
By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte, who promised to end labor contractualization or “endo” during his 2016 presidential campaign, announced on Monday, Feb....
NATIONAL Youth Commission (NYC) Chairperson Cariza “Aiza” Y. Seguerra on Sunday expressed optimism that President Rodrigo R. Duterte will sign the Philippine Youth Development...
THE FIRST THING a passenger might notice after disembarking then exiting Davao’s Francisco Bangor International Airport is the presence of the city mayor, now...