President Duterte leads Labor Day rites in Davao City

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte led the observance of the Labor Day here on Monday, May 1, underscoring his pro-worker stance and reiterating his commitment to advance workers’ interests. Before speaking with the members of the labor sector, the President had a dialogue with trade union leaders and workers at the People’s Park.

Duterte warns against risks of firecrackers, 25 Nov. 2016

Filipinos may soon, in the coming years, learn to meet and celebrate the New Year in silent fashion sans the use of fireworks, a long held practice and tradition derived from the Chinese. This as President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday, November 24 that he is mulling the ban of the manufacture and use of firecrackers.

PRRD joins Filipino Muslims in celebrating Feast of Ramadan

In commemoration of the annual feast which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan (Eid’l Fitr), President Rodrigo R. Duterte issued Proclamation 6-2016 on Monday declaring today as a regular holiday in the country. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said the proclamation is in the spirit of peace and harmony, which would allow the entire nation an opportunity to join the Filipino Muslims in the observance and Read More

Pres. Duterte declares July 6 as regular holiday

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced in a press briefing in Malacanang that July 6 has been declared by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a regular holiday in the entire country. Proclamation 6 issued on Monday declared the Eid’l Fitr or Feast of Ramadan as a regular holiday. Andanar said the proclamation is in the spirit of peace and harmony, which would allow the entire nation an opportunity to join Read More

President Aquino declares May 19 as non-working holiday in Butuan City

President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued Proclamation No. 1258 as a special (non-working) holiday in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte to mark the celebration of the Balangay Festival on May 19. The President likewise issued Proclamation No. 1260 declaring August 2 as a special (non-working) holiday to allow the people of Butuan City to celebrate and participate in the commemoration of “Adlaw Hong Butuan”. The Chief Executive also declared Read More

President Aquino declares May 19 as non-working holiday in Butuan City

President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued Proclamation No. 1258 as a special (non-working) holiday in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte to mark the celebration of the Balangay Festival on May 19. The President likewise issued Proclamation No. 1260 declaring August 2 as a special (non-working) holiday to allow the people of Butuan City to celebrate and participate in the commemoration of “Adlaw Hong Butuan”. The Chief Executive also declared Read More

President Aquino declares May 9 as a special non-working holiday

President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared May 9 as a special public non-working holiday, a Palace official announced on Wednesday. “President Aquino signed Proclamation No. 1254 on Monday (April 25), declaring May 9, as a Special Public (Non-Working) Holiday throughout the country to enable the entire citizenry to participate in the national elections and to properly exercise their right of suffrage,” Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a Read More