President Duterte to troops: we will die fighting

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte graced the 119th Philippine Navy anniversary celebration on Wednesday, May 31, assuring his countrymen that the government will continue to fight those who sow terror in Mindanao.

Duterte tells PMA graduates to serve nation with utmost dedication

FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City – President Rodrigo Duterte attended on Sunday the commencement exercises of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Salaknib Class of 2017 encouraging the newly-minted officers to serve the Filipino people with utmost dedication and remain true to their oath of defending the country.

EDSA rallies held peacefully, 26 Feb. 2017

Democracy is vibrant and alive under the Duterte administration as Filipinos relive the spirit of EDSA with simultaneous rallies held in the People Power Monument, the Quirino Grandstand, the Libingan ng mga Bayani, and various cities nationwide and abroad.

President Aquino attends Health Department’s anniversary, presents Bayani ng Kalusugan award

President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday attended the 118th anniversary of the Department of Health (DOH), highlighting the department’s achievements in the past six years. In a speech during the event that was held at the Manila Hotel, the President recalled how they scrambled to respond to a MERS corona virus threat when suspected cases were reported in the country back in 2014. Despite the challenge that his administration Read More

500 guests to attend President-elect Duterte’s inauguration in Malacañang

About 500 guests are expected to attend the inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on June 30, consisting of members of his Cabinet, lawmakers, friends and members of the police and the military, incoming communication secretary Martin Andanar said on Monday. “’Yung personal na bisita po ni President-elect nasa mga 150 to 190. Kasi siyempre merong mga senador ‘di ba, merong mga miyembro ng Kapulisan, Kongreso, the usual, mga Cabinet officials,” Read More

President Aquino tells countrymen: Freedom must be defended and protected

President Benigno S. Aquino III called on the Filipino people to preserve the country’s freedom as he addressed the nation in his last Independence Day commemoration on Sunday. Speaking during the traditional Vin d’Honneur in Malacañang Palace, President Aquino, whose parents are known as defenders of democracy, asked his fellow countrymen to be vigilant against people who might once again jeopardize democracy. “I emphasize that this has happened. Once, a Read More

President Aquino leads 118th Independence Day celebrations at Luneta Park

President Benigno S. Aquino III marked the country’s 118th Independence Day, which carried the theme “Kalayaan 2016: Pagkakaisa, Pag-aambagan, Pagsulong”, at the Luneta Park on Sunday. Upon his arrival, the President was welcomed by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, Gen. Glorioso Miranda. After the arrival honors, President Aquino joined Vice President Jejomar Binay, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, and National Historical Commission of Read More

Government lines up activities for this year’s Independence Day celebration

The public could join several activities during the Independence Day celebration this year such as job fair and medical and dental missions, the Palace said on Saturday. In a radio interview, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said the Philippine Information Agency, which represents the Presidential Communications Operations Office, had joined the preparatory meetings for the celebration spearheaded by NHCP. Among the activities at the Rizal Park on June 13 include Read More

President Aquino attends 118th anniversary of the Philippine Navy

President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday attended the 118th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Navy (PN), which was highlighted by the simultaneous commissioning of the new landing dock (LD) vessel, the Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Tarlac and the christening of three new landing craft heavy (LCH) vessels at the Pier 13 South Harbor in Manila. Upon arrival, the President was accorded full military honors by the Fleet Read More