Duterte cites gains in PH health system amid COVID

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MANILA, -- In his 6th and last State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday cited the gains in the health systems achieved by the Philippines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “At the early stages of the pandemic, our testing capacity was very limited. Recognizing the importance of … Continue reading Duterte cites gains in PH health system amid COVID

Duterte’s relentless drug war yields close to P60B seized

By Jerome Carlo Paunan MANILA, -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday made mention the achievements the government made so far in the "unyielding" drug war, including the capture of close P59.93 billion worth of illegal substance. “Our unyielding campaign led to the surrender of millions of drug dependents and neutralization, capture, and prosecution of … Continue reading Duterte’s relentless drug war yields close to P60B seized

Hidilyn’s Olympic gold brings ‘pride, glory’ to PH

By Jimmyley Guzman PASIG CITY, -- Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief General Cirilito Sobejana on Tuesday expressed pride and lauded Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz for her historic gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympic Games Monday night. Sobejana said Diaz's historic feat brought "pride and glory" to the military and the country. Sobejana … Continue reading Hidilyn’s Olympic gold brings ‘pride, glory’ to PH

Senate resumes ‘hybrid’ session today for SONA

By Jerome Carlo Paunan The Senate will resume its hybrid session on Monday, July 26, to continue its work on priority measures for the 3rd Regular Session of the 18th Congress. Senate President Vicente Sotto III, who will deliver his speech during the opening of the morning session, said the Senate will work for the … Continue reading Senate resumes ‘hybrid’ session today for SONA

PCOO all set for SONA 2021

By Alice Sicat QUEZON CITY -- Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Sunday said that his office and its attached agencies are now ready for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s last State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 26, 2021. A production team has been deployed to efficiently man the venue at … Continue reading PCOO all set for SONA 2021

Statement of Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Sec. Michael Lloyd L. Dino on PRRD SONA

By Jemin Guillermo Over the last five years, we have seen a President who has shown us what Malasakit is towards the Filipino people. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s 2021 State of the Nation Address has renewed the hope of the Filipinos for a better and brighter Philippines Since his administration started, 229,289 hectares of land … Continue reading Statement of Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Sec. Michael Lloyd L. Dino on PRRD SONA

JTF NCR all set for PRRD’s last SONA today

By Jimmyley Guzman PASIG CITY -- The Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JTF NCR) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is all set to provide security for the sixth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Monday. The JTF NCR, under the leadership of its Commander, Brigadier General Marceliano … Continue reading JTF NCR all set for PRRD’s last SONA today

Duterte: Empower ‘kababayans’ thru ELCAC

By Ileana Cortes Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte (L) and Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Sec. Michael Lloyd Dino (R), (FILE PHOTO) CEBU CITY, Cebu, July 26 -- President Rodrigo Duterte said the administration has been making strides in addressing the root causes of the armed conflict against communists by empowering the "kababayans" … Continue reading Duterte: Empower ‘kababayans’ thru ELCAC

PCOO all set for SONA 2021, Duterte Admin to remain focused on pandemic response in last year

By Kate Shiene Agna MANILA -- Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Sunday said the government under the Duterte Administration has its eyes fixed on responding to the needs of the people, especially those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in the last year of President Rodrigo Duterte’s leadership. “Ang focus ng ating … Continue reading PCOO all set for SONA 2021, Duterte Admin to remain focused on pandemic response in last year

Del Rosario refutes corruption allegations on Marawi rehab

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur--Housing czar Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario decried allegations of corruption against the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development  and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) on the ongoing Marawi rehabilitation program "Definitely walang corruption na nangyayari dahil very transparent ang implementation ng ating mga projects," he said in … Continue reading Del Rosario refutes corruption allegations on Marawi rehab