Government braces for Marawi rehabilitation

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.


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.

Duterte signs firecracker EO

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.

President Duterte visits Japanese Escort Flotilla in Subic

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.

Palace: Remittances, Agri production keep growing

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.

PH, China ink agreements for further bilateral cooperation

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.

DuterteNomics in China launched

(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.

Cayetano thanks Duterte, bares plans for DFA

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.

ASEAN to hold first Prosperity for All Summit

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.

Duterte to host ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner

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.