Author: Ayong Pena
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 6.5 earthquake, which occurred 13 kilometers southwest of Jaro, Leyte, today, 4:03PM.
The Department of Finance (DOF) on Thursday, July 6, assured that the country is fiscally secured and is on track to meet its targets.
The Presidential Museum and Library, through the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), collaborated with Google to unveil on Wednesday, July 5, an online exhibition on Google Arts & Culture.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed two Executive Orders creating the Energy Investment Coordinating Council (EICC) and the Strategy, Economics, and Results Group (SERG) in the Department of Finance (DOF).
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte became a “Big Winner” in 2016 after his landslide victory with more than 16.6 million votes. No other previous President has dominated the national discourse in the way the Chief Executive has. His every public appearance has received extensive media coverage, with everyone’s eyes focused on his every move, and with the public having an opinion on his every statement.
Malacanan ordered the shift to disaster resilience and the abolition of Quedancor in two Palace orders released Thursday.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Thursday, June 29, declared that all systems are in place to usher in the Duterte administration’s envisioned “Golden Age of Infrastructure.”
Staying true to its bilateral relations with the Philippines, the government of the People’s Republic of China donated P15 million for the relief operations and rehabilitation of the besieged City of Marawi.
The strong commitment of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to promote inclusive economic growth in the country is slowly yielding positive results, a Cabinet official said on Tuesday, June 27.
DAVAO CITY — Malacañang announced on Friday, June 23, that the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia have agreed to beef up their trilateral cooperation against extremism and in preventing terrorists from establishing operational hubs in Southeast Asia.
Malacañang on Thursday, June 22, said President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo agreed to step up the Philippines and Indonesia’s cooperation against terrorism and violent extremism.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte made 21 foreign trips to 18 countries during his first year in office. The President’s foreign trips form part of his obligation as Head of State to maintain and strengthen the country’s diplomatic and economic ties with other nations.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, June 20, said his administration will not allow a civil war to break out amongst Filipinos suffering the brunt of war.
The Palace welcomed on Tuesday, June 20, the improvement of the Philippines’ ranking in the 2017 Global Innovation Index report, as it climbed a notch higher to 73rd place.
Malacañang assured that the government’s priority is the safety of the public amid the conflict in Marawi.
The government on Thursday, June 15, assured its swift response in addressing the needs of Filipinos displaced from their homes following the terrorist attacks by the Maute group in Marawi City.
Malacañang on Wednesday, June 14, called on all Filipinos to unite as a nation amid the ongoing hostilities in Marawi led by the Maute group, which have left scores dead, including government troops and innocent civilians.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has asked President Rodrigo Duterte to issue an executive order urging all departments of government to transfer all their data, systems and processes to the DICT to improve public service and enhance cyber security.
A P10 billion multi-agency rehabilitation program to be implemented over six months is being prepared by the government for Marawi City.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, June 9, commended the brave soldiers for their efforts to go after the extremists and uphold the rule of law.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), in partnership with the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), highlighted the government efforts to rehabilitate drug surrenderers in a press briefing dubbed as “#RealNumbers” held in Quezon City Friday, June 9.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), together with the National Telecommunications Commmission (NTC), will formally launch on Independence Day, June 12, free Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet services, dubbed as “Alay Para sa Malayang Pilipino,” in the whole stretch of EDSA.
Flagship government television network People’s Television (PTV) aired a TV special on Friday evening (June 9), dubbed “Countering Violent Extremism,” that discussed the root cause of violent extremism and suggestions on how the public should address it.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is hopeful that Marawi City will finally be liberated on Monday, June 12, which is also the 119th Independence Day of the Republic.
Malacañang on Thursday, June 8, welcomed the report saying that the Philippine manufacturing sector now tops ASEAN countries.
The military on Wednesday, June 7, appealed to the users of social media to refrain from sharing videos that could fan religious hatred as government forces continue to battle extremists in Marawi City.
The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday, June 6, urged evacuees from Marawi to enroll their children to the nearest schools in order for them to continue their studies.
All indications in the Resorts World Manila point to a criminal act by an apparently emotionally disturbed individual.
Malacañang on Saturday, June 3, urged the public to be mindful against speculations about the incident in Resorts World Manila.