Angara Cites Need To Develop Infra, Facilities To Boost Tourism

Re-electionist Senator Sonny Angara on Tuesday cited the need to develop the necessary infrastructures and facilities in order to boost the tourism industry of this province. Angara, among the special guests during the celebration of the province’s 40th foundation day and 131st birth anniversary of the late former First Lady Doña Aurora Aragon-Quezon here, said there is a need to improve the road networks to make tourist destinations accessible to visitors. “We should improve our road networks and fix our airports. Even Baler could attract more tourists if the establishment of its airport would be fast-tracked,” he said. Angara said…

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PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar Assures No Public Funds Wasted In Europe Caravan

There will be no public funds wasted in the government's Press Freedom Caravan in European countries to discuss media-related issues, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) said on Monday. PCOO Secretary Martin…

Sotto Calls For Revitalization Of PLLO

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Nancy Binay: ‘Architecture, Urban Planning Must Have A Social Purpose’

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De Lima Hails Senate Approval Of 3 Social Justice Bills

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AKBAYAN Senator Risa Hontiveros Explanation of “No” Vote Ratification of General Appropriations Bill

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President In Action

Duterte Urges Joint Efforts To End Piracy At Sea

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday night called on members of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) to…

Duterte Visits Mom’s Grave On Her 7th Death Anniversary

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday night visited the Davao Public and Roman Catholic Cemetery to commemorate the seventh death…

Reenacted Budget Translates To Lost Opportunities: Palace

Malacañang on Thursday described a reenacted budget for the entire 2019 as “lost opportunities for higher economic growth.” Presidential Spokesperson…

Vice President In Action

Malacañang Clears Robredo In Alleged Ouster Plot vs. PRRD

Malacañang on Tuesday cleared Vice President Leonor “Leni” Robredo from…

VP Robredo Continues To Help Indigents Via Angat Buhay Program

Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday said the Office of…

Robredo Calls For Thorough Probe Into Killings Of Mayors, Priests

Vice President Leni Robredo urged authorities and the police to…

The Cabinet

Bukidnon Corn Demo Farm To Use Solar-Powered Irrigation: Piñol

The Department of Agriculture will commission a corn demonstration farm…

PRRD Can’t Hide Getting Medical Treatment Abroad: Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

If President Rodrigo R. Duterte really received medical treatment in…

PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar Assures No Public Funds Wasted In Europe Caravan

There will be no public funds wasted in the government's…

Metro Manila

Gatchalian To MMDA: Be More Vigilant Vs. Hazardous Billboards

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Metro Manila Development Authority…

MMDA Eyes Closure of Prov’l Bus Terminals Along EDSA by January

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seeking to remove…

Senate Watch

Angara Cites Need To Develop Infra, Facilities To Boost Tourism

Re-electionist Senator Sonny Angara on Tuesday cited the need to develop the necessary infrastructures and facilities in order to boost…

Poe Won’t Make 2nd Presidential Bid In 2022

Senator Grace Poe on Monday said she will not mount a second bid for the presidency in 2022. Poe, who…

Luzon

Cavite’s 23 City and Town Mayors Vow To Sustain Manila Bay Rehab

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Badoc, Ilocos Norte Mayor Maximo Cajigal Streamlines Biz Registration Process

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SAP Bong Go to Launch 10th Malasakit Center in Pampanga

Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go is set to launch the 10th Malasakit Center in Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital in Pampanga on Monday, Oct. 8. During…

DAR Chief Urges Benguet Farmers To Avail Of Easy Landbank Loan

Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones urged farmers here on Tuesday to avail of a government credit facility for small farmers through the state-owned Landbank of the Philippines. Castriciones described the credit facility,…

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Cavite’s 23 City and Town Mayors Vow To Sustain Manila Bay Rehab

Around 33 village leaders here have pledged to sustain the Manila Bay rehabilitation program as they continued on Saturday their…

Mayor Thanks PNP For Heeding Request On Change Of City Cop Chief

Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan has thanked the leadership of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for acting swiftly on the…

Spotlight

Bersamin Thanks Cebu City For Judiciary Complex Land Donation

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin on Thursday formally thanked the Cebu City government for donating a 1.5-hectare property meant to…

DOH-Central Visayas Pushes For Smoke-Free Ordinance

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) called on all local government units (LGU) in the region to enforce…

Visayas

Bersamin Thanks Cebu City For Judiciary Complex Land Donation

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin on Thursday formally thanked the Cebu City government for donating a 1.5-hectare property meant to…

DOT Welcomes RDC Support for 500th Anniversary of 1st Mass in PH

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has welcomed the support of the Regional Development Council (RDC) to the preparations for the 500th anniversary of the historic first mass held on the island of…

Iloilo City Mayor Makes Investment Pitch To Koreans

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Duterte Lauds Opening Of Filipino-Owned Mall In Iloilo Town

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Congress Watch

House Hopes To Pass ROTC Bill By Feb.6

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Senator Win Gatchalian On Energy Efficiency And Conservation Act

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Mayor Sara Duterte Of Davao Strengthens Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign

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“I am overwhelmed. I am at a loss for words.” This was the reaction of presidential daughter and Davao City…

Mindanao

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Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros On The Jolo Bombing

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Statement Of Sen. Nancy Binay On The Bombing Incidents In Jolo, Sulu

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Judiciary Watch

SC Suspends Lawyer For Threatening Harry Roque

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