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Expect these during the 1st SONA of President Duterte

On Monday’s first State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, do not expect to see the wives of honorable members of the Senate and House of Representatives, including the lady legislators garbed in pompous terno with matching jewelry. After all, the event is not about the display […]

DA to recall devolved personnel from local government units

In a move seen as total rebuke on the Local Government Code which caused the implementation of devolution of functions, personnel and agencies to local government units, the Department of Agriculture (DA) could well be the first to rescind the policy. The DA is set to enter into an agreement […]

Permanent Court of Arbitration rules in favor of Philippines VS China

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines was highly favored as the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) under the United Nations ruled in its arbitration case against China over the South China Sea dispute. The international tribunal set aside China’s nine-dash line claim over the disputed waters by ruling its invalidity. By […]

This week is a historic week – Malacanang

Manila — The official palace spokesperson is giving an advance information on what news developments everybody can look up to this week. One that interest all and sundry is the landmark decision from the United Nations Arbitration decision on the West Philippine Sea which is up for release on Tuesday, […]

All PNP officers to undergo lifestyle check – DILG

Manila — Many supporters, observers and detractors are waiting for this. Now, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mike Sueno finally made an order for the conduct of a lifestyle check for all members of the, hold your breath, Philippine National Police to identify and remove wayward officials involved in illegal […]

New PNP chief reshuffle senior officials in key posts

MANILA – Newly-installed Philippine National Police Chief, Director General Ronald Dela Rosa, on Friday ordered a reorganization of senior officers occupying key positions in the PNP Command Group, Directorial Staff, Regional Police Offices and National Support Units. ”Upon my assumption today I have ordered a reorganization of senior officers occupying […]

Inaugural speech of Vice President Leni Robredo

Inaugural Message of Leni Robredo during the Oath Taking of the Vice President of the Philippines at Quezon City Reception House, June 30, 2016 To my beloved countrymen: There are moments in our lives that shine brighter than others. Like when I met Jesse. Or when I saw my children’s […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

Livestream: 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Watch here the live stream feed of the 118th Philippine Independence Day Celebration direct from the Rizal Monument at the Rizal Park, near Roxas Boulevard, Manila. MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed hope on Sunday that the Filipino people would continue to protect and defend democracy even beyond […]

Leni Robredo will engage private sector to fulfill campaign promises

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — Undaunted with the prospect of holding no Cabinet post designation under the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, Leni Robredo will still work on her advocacies. A Robredo spokesperson, Georgina Hernandez, declared that Vice President-elect Robredo would engage the participation of the private sector to fulfill […]

Simultaneous raising of national flag mark 118th PH independence

MANILA — A simultaneous flag-raising and wreath-laying ceremonies at 8:00 AM on June 12, 2016, in all places of national significance in the country will highlight the 118th anniversary celebration of the proclamation of Philippine independence. Secretary Mel Senen S. Sarmiento of the Department of the Interior and Local Government […]

Will Marcos Sr. burial in Libingan really wipe hatred?

DAVAO CITY –- Presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is ready to pardon former Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and allow the burial of former dictator Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani to “erase” hatred in a divided nation. Duterte disclosed to reporters on Monday night that he has talked […]

3-Day local absentee voting starts Wednesday, April 27

MANILA – Election is on! That is for the more than 24,000 local absentee voters who can now cast votes beginning today, Wednesday, April 27 but only until Friday, April 29. The Committee on Local Absentee Voting (CLAV) chief Rowena Guanzon said those who registered under the LAV to participate […]

Erap endorse candidacies of Grace Poe and “Bongbong” Marcos

Former President and incumbent Manila mayor Joseph Ejercito “Erap” Estrada on Monday ended the speculation of political observers on who among the national candidates for president and vice president will get his endorsement. At the Liwasang Bonifacio proclamation rally of his local party’s lineup attended by an estimated 20,000 supporters […]

More indigent senior citizens getting P6K annual pension

More indigent senior citizens of the country are getting P6,000 yearly pension from the Philippine government as one of its poverty alleviation program is poised to add into coverage 443,332 new beneficiaries. Qualified to receive the P500 monthly dole out under the law are senior citizens who are frail, sickly, […]

Aquino forms West Philippine Sea task force to advance PH national interest

Malacanang has formed a task force to advance the country’s national interests in the disputed West Philippine Sea which will be under the chairmanship of National Security Adviser Cesar Garcia Jr. The task force will handle planning and synchronizing the employment of the different national government agencies’ capabilities to achieve […]

Netizens accuse LP illegaly using government vehicle, resources, personnel in campaign for Daang Matuwid team

Netizens accuse Liberal Party illegaly using government vehicle, resources, personnel in campaign for Daang Matuwid team Malacanang on Friday said the Philippine Commission on Elections should investigate complaints that the Aquino administarion-supported Liberal Party was using government vehicles in the campaign sorties of Manuel Roxas II. Persistent and sensitive users […]

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December 2013 Optometrist Licensure Examination results

The successful examinees who garnered the ten (10) highest places in the December 2013 Optometrist Licensure Examination are the following: RANK N A M E SCHOOL RATING(%) 1 ANTHONY AMOS KOA MANILA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY-CALOO CAN CITY 90.90 2 HANS IAN ANDERSON CO ONG CENTRO ESCOLAR UNIVERSITY-MANILA 88.80 3 AMALIA LORAINE […]

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AI: Despite Anti-Torture Act Philippines has poor probes into cases

Amnesty International, in a report Monday, said that Philippine authorities have not convicted any perpetrators of torture since passing the country’s Anti-Torture Act on November 10, 2009, and have thus failed to address the problem of torture in detention facilities throughout the country. “Philippine authorities are failing to tackle torture […]

Netizens accuse LP illegaly using government vehicle, resources, personnel in campaign for Daang Matuwid team

Netizens accuse Liberal Party illegaly using government vehicle, resources, personnel in campaign for Daang Matuwid team Malacanang on Friday said the Philippine Commission on Elections should investigate complaints that the Aquino administarion-supported Liberal Party was using government vehicles in the campaign sorties of Manuel Roxas II. Persistent and sensitive users […]

Export growth of PH up by 15.7 per cent – NEDA

PASIG CITY, Nov 13 — Philippine merchandise exports grew by 15.7 percent in September 2014, topping trade-oriented economies in East and Southeast Asia since June, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The Philippines outperformed China (15.3%), Vietnam (14.4%), Republic of Korea (6.9%), Taiwan (4.7%), Indonesia (3.9%), Thailand […]

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P-Noy convenes Cabinet security cluster after Paris attacks

President Benigno Aquino III convened the Cabinet security cluster, in the wake of terror attacks in Paris, to ensure that all preparations and contingencies are in place for the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit slated Nov. 17-20 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). ”Yes, the President convened the […]

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Inaugural speech of Vice President Leni Robredo

Inaugural Message of Leni Robredo during the Oath Taking of the Vice President of the Philippines at Quezon City Reception House, June 30, 2016 To my beloved countrymen: There are moments in our lives that shine brighter than others. Like when I met Jesse. Or when I saw my children’s […]

Decline in PH export brings down total trade revenue in July 2016

MANILA, Sept 14 — The Philippine’s total merchandise trade declined as exports continue to slide in July 2016, given that global economic recovery remains slow, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). This was revealed as the Philippine Statistics Authority reported total revenue from trade fell from US […]

Update: Typhoon ‘Yolanda’ (Haiyan) death toll now at 3,982

MANILA, Nov 19 — In its latest official tally, the national disaster council on Tuesday announced the death toll for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” has reached 3,982 while damage to lives and property reached over P11 billion The casualty count is broken down in Calabarzon with 2; Mimaropa, 5; Bicol, 5; Western […]

Watch PNoy favorite of hecklers, now twice in June

Watch here. President Benigno S. Aquino III is a favorite of hecklers. In less than a month, this June, he was heckled by disgruntled vocal members of the society during speaking sorties in the provinces. Protesters strike again, disrupting President Aquino’s speech, this time in Iloilo. Authorities say they will […]