At the invitation of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, President of the Republic of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte paid an official visit to Russia on May 22 – 24, 2017. Negotiations with Vladimir Putin were held on May 23, 2017.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte honored 12 wounded soldiers at Camp Siongco Station Hospital during his visit to Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Friday, January 27.
The Duterte administration has assured that there will be no change in the value-added tax (VAT) exemption for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs).
A government official has recommended for a gradual shift in paradigm from the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program towards more government interventions.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte spends Christmas with the survivors of the Midsayap Bombing at the Anecito T. Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs continues to gain satisfaction from majority of Filipinos.
A welcome news and fitting gift to the country’s Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) this holiday season: Starting December 25, balikbayan boxes with values not exceeding P150,000 will be exempted from paying duties and taxes.
Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial graced the inauguration of the first-ever computerized tomography (CT) scan machine provided by the DOH for the Maguindanao provincial hospital in Shariff Aguak on Dec. 17, 2016.
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In a bid to alleviate poverty, President Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to end the perennial problem of corruption, illegal drugs and criminality in the country.
Newly designated United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim said he expects an expansion of bilateral relations between the US and the Philippines as he assumes his post.
Armed Forces of the Philippines Spokesman Brigadier General Restituto F. Padilla, Jr. called upon the Filipino citizenry to be vigilant in the fight against terrorism and share this responsibility with the Police and the Armed Forces.
DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte asked Muslim local leaders for unity to attain peace and development in Mindanao as he pushed for the adoption of federalism in the country which he said could bring national stability.
President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to the Muslim people to help his administration achieve peace in Mindanao that in the end would bring economic prosperity in the region.
The Duterte Cabinet Spouses Association launched 4R Home, a shelter program for drug users and pushers who want to mend their lives for good, on November 30, Andres Bonifacio Day, in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
Arnell Ignacio, Assistant Vice President for community relations and services department of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), today said PAGCOR plays an important role in the government’s agenda for change as he enumerated the undertakings of the government owned and controlled corporation.
President Rodrigo Duterte is all set for an official visit to Vietnam on September 28 and 29, which aims to strengthen diplomatic and economic relations between the two countries.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday led the signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 10868 or the Centenarians Act of 2016, a legislation that grants additional benefits and privileges to Filipino centenarians.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he will visit China and Russia to open up the Philippines for Chinese and Russian investors. In a speech during the oath taking rites of new officials of the Malacanan Press Corps on Monday, President Duterte said he had discussions with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. But the President clarified that he would not break ties with the United States but will start stronger trade Read More
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to be in Vietnam for his official visit this week, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said on Sunday. This will be the first visit of Duterte in Vietnam since he assumed the presidency last June 30. The Palace official, however, has yet to confirm on who will be the officials and groups the President will meet during his trip to Hanoi. He noted that Read More
GENERAL SANTOS CITY—President Rodrigo Duterte commended the men and women of the Police Regional Office here for a job well done under the “Project Double Barrel” anti-illegal drugs operations conducted in the region.
DAVAO CITY—President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said that corrupt government agencies will soon be history. Speaking before a gathering of local officials at the Sulong Pilipinas local governance series held in Lanang on Tuesday (Sept.20), PRRD issued the pronouncement following his appointment of former police general Jose Jorge Corpuz as chairperson of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, which he said tops the list of government agencies being bled dry by corrupt Read More
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar Thursday said that the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs is now gaining ground as more people attest to safer streets in Metro Manila.
(Camp Alagar, Cagayan de Oro City) Facing the police force here for the first time on Thursday, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte pressed them to continue the administration’s unrelenting campaign against illegal drugs. In his speech, President Duterte reminded law enforcers of their obligation to protect the people from illegal drugs and criminality especially the younger generation. “As commander-in-chief, I am not asking you for anything. But I am asking Read More
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Tuesday said Malacañan recognizes the independence of its co-equal branches in government relative to the decision of the members of the Senate to oust Senator Leila de Lima as Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights. In his regular press briefing, Andanar maintained the executive branch of government had no hand whatsoever in the ouster move, saying that the Senate has Read More
President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday led government officials in the send-off ceremony for the Philippine delegation to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Mondaygave an update on the ongoing preparations for the First State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte had successive courtesy calls and meetings in Malacanan on Wednesday afternoon with Asian Development Bank (ADB) officials, Rep.Feliciano Belmonte Jr., and Ricardo Cardinal Vidal.