Duterte to Coast Guard: Help eradicate illegal drugs, 12 Oct. 2016

Even the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will now take an active role in eliminating the drug menace.

President Rodrigo Duterte has underscored the need for the PCG to upgrade its capability to successfully combat terrorism, human trafficking and the narcotics trade.



Government agencies closely monitoring two active volcanoes, says Palace official

Government agencies are keeping a close watch on Mount Kanlaon and Mount Bulusan, a Palace official said on Sunday. Mount Kanlaon in the Negros Island Region remains in a state of unrest after its eruption last Saturday while Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon Province erupted last June 10. “Patuloy ang pagtutok ng ating PHIVOLCS (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology) na siyang siyentipikong organisasyon na nagmo-monitor ng ganyang mga kaganapan at Read More

Palace expects more people to join Metro-wide shake drill next week

Malacanang encouraged the public Saturday to support the Metro Shake Drill of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), which will be conducted on June 22. “Ang mahalaga dito ay ‘yung kasapatan ng kahandaan ng ating mga mamamayan,” Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said in a radio interview on Saturday. “Ang isa pang pagbabago na nais gawin ng ating mga awtoridad dito ay ‘yung pagkakaroon ng debriefing or assessment session pagkatapos Read More