Hagonoy, Davao del Sur— President Rodrigo Duterte encouraged the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), on Wednesday, July 5, to show its sincerity to continue the peace talks between the government and the communists.
Government is gearing up for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi, which has been heavily damaged following the month-long conflict in the Islamic city.
A Malacañang official has welcomed the result of the eight-hour humanitarian pause that was observed in conflict-stricken Marawi City last Sunday in celebration of Eid’l Fitr.
The Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) on Wednesday, June 21, held a public forum on the unified campaign against illegal drugs in Quezon City.
Malacanang on Wednesday released Executive Order No. 28, providing for a controlled and supervised use of firecrackers and pyrotechnics, which President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed on June 20.
As fighting in Marawi has entered its fifth week, the situation in the strife-torn city continues to improve, a military spokesman said Wednesday, June 21.
We call on the media courageously covering the situation in Marawi to remain true to your profession in delivering timely, accurate and relevant news to our people. After all, part of any journalist’s sacred calling is to bear witness to the truth.
The United States is assisting the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in its operations in Marawi but this is limited to technical assistance.
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — President Rodrigo Duterte assured on Sunday, June 4, that the military could eliminate the local terrorist groups in Marawi City.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — President Rodrigo Duterte visited on Sunday, June 4, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Escort Flotilla One comprised of helicopter carrier JS Izumo and guided missile destroyer JS Sazanami berthed here for a four-day port visit to the Philippines.
Malacanan on Thursday issued General Order No. 1, which put into effect Proclamation No. 216 or the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
We thank the Senate for its resolution expressing support to the President’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano expressed his gratitude to his counterpart Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for Russia’s commitment to broaden relations with the Philippines in various spheres.
Moscow, Russia — President Rodrigo Duterte said his official visit to Moscow in Russia has been very productive, despite having to cut short his trip.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has declared Martial Law in Mindanao following the violence happening in Marawi City.
Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte sends his deepest sympathies and concern to the families of the dead and wounded in the Manchester incident; as well as appreciation for the excellent handling by police/security forces.
DAVAO CITY ─ President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday, May 22 left for Russia, saying that his landmark visit will emphasize the Philippines’ independent foreign policy.
Malacañang on Thursday, May 18, announced a double digit increase in personal remittances by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for March as well as improved agricultural production for the first three months of the year.
BEIJING, CHINA—As part of its renewed friendship and deeper bilateral ties, President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jin Ping witnessed the signing of three agreements following an expanded bilateral meeting between the two leaders.
(BEIJING, China) – Members of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s Cabinet presented before the international media, including the local Chinese media, and businessmen the economic and social development blueprint of the Philippines, aptly called “DuterteNomics,” on the sidelines of the One Belt One Road Forum for International Cooperation at the Grand Hyatt in China’s capital, Beijing on Monday, May 15.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia —Senator Alan Peter Cayteano thanked President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on his nomination as the next Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary as the former disclosed his plans for the Department in a press conference held Wednesday evening, May 10, at the Himawari Hotel Apartment in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital.
The President reiterates that he does not doubt the integrity of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The two-week Balikatan joint military exercises between the United States military and our Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to be formally launched tomorrow at Camp Aguinaldo will focus on improving our capabilities for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) as well as in counter-terrorism operations.
The Duterte administration is charting the path of broader diplomatic relations with the international community, and the renewed ties with Russia and China provide a healthy opportunity to appreciate and understand these two countries.
Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Ma “Joey” Concepcion III on Thursday, April 27, announced the holding of the first Prosperity for All Summit of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) during a press briefing held at The Conrad Manila.
The state visit of His Majesty Sultan Bolkiah of Brunei scheduled on April 27 and the state visit of Indonesian President Widodo scheduled on April 28 are excellent opportunities for the Philippines to further strengthen bilateral relations with our ASEAN neighbors.
President Rodrigo Duterte and His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yan Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam will hold a bilateral meeting in Malacañan on Thursday afternoon, April 27.
The Heads of States of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their spouses will be feted on Saturday, April 29, to a night of best Filipino cuisine and entertainment at the ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner at the Grand Ballroom of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.
(SAN JOSE BUENAVISTA, Antique) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday led the formal opening of the Palarong Pambansa 2017 underscoring the importance of building competitiveness, camaraderie and values among the youth.