Filipino athletes made history in Tokyo Olympics

By Carlo Canares QUEZON CITY —  Two Filipino female athletes made history after winning Olympic medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal in the weightlifting category since the country first participated in the Olympics in 1927. Nesthy Petecio is the first Filipino female boxer to win an… Read More Filipino athletes made history in Tokyo Olympics

6.3M Filipinos fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19 – Dizon

By Joedie Mae Boliver CALOOCAN – National Task Force (NTF) Deputy Chief Implementer and Testing Czar Vince Dizon said Tuesday, July 27, that 6.3 million Filipinos are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “Itong bilang na ito ay lumaki mula sa halos 3 million nung umpisa ng  July na ngayon ay dumoble na ito (This number… Read More 6.3M Filipinos fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19 – Dizon

Defense department lauds Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic victory

By Jimmyley Guzman PASIG CITY, — The Department of National Defense (DND) has expressed pride and lauded Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz for her historic gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympic Games Monday night. Diaz, a Philippine Air Force sergeant, bagged the country’s first gold medal since joining the Olympiad in 1924 after dominating the women’s… Read More Defense department lauds Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic victory

Genuine concern for the people, tough leadership legacy of DU30––Nograles

By Kate Shiene Agna MANILA — Tough, compassionate leadership that has improved the lives of millions of Filipinos is the legacy of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. This according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who in interviews leading up to President Rodrigo Duterte’s sixth and final State of the Nation Address said that “the… Read More Genuine concern for the people, tough leadership legacy of DU30––Nograles

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… Read More 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… Read More Duterte’s relentless drug war yields close to P60B seized