Sen. dela Rosa Contribute To PH’s Democracy, Peace

Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa reminded every Filipino of their duty to contribute to the continuous fight for democracy and peace for the welfare of the nation. Dela Rosa, who served as special guest in the celebration of the 121st anniversary of the First Philippine Republic held at the historic Barasoain Church here, also noted the importance of inculcating into the minds of the youth the meaning and significance of the country’s historical events that led to freedom and independence. “We owe it to our nation to reignite in the hearts of our fellowmen, especially the youth, a deeper awareness…

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Sen. Tolentino Urges Creation Of Office Of Surgeon General

Amid the sudden spike and outbreak of diseases in the country, Senator Francis Tolentino said he has filed a bill seeking the creation of the Office of the Surgeon General to handle…

Pres. Spokesperson Panelo: Pres. Duterte ‘Pondering Over’ Trump’s Invite

President Rodrigo Duterte is carefully weighing US President Donald Trumps’ invitation to attend a summit in Las Vegas in March, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte could not yet decide…

Pres. Spokesperson Panelo: Investors Need Not Worry Over Public-Private Deals’ Review

There was no need for investors in the country to be “afraid” of President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to conduct a review of the existing public service contracts with private companies, Malacañang said…

President In Action

Pres. Duterte Tells Alumni: Don’t Ruin PMA’s Reputation

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday reminded the alumni of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) to avoid actions that may taint…

Pres. Duterte Net Satisfaction Rating Soars To Record-High ‘Excellent’

Public satisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte’s work performance reached a fresh record-high in the September to December 2019 period, according…

Pres. Duterte Vows To Solve Metro Cebu’s Traffic Woes

Cebuanos welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte's promise to help provide funds for above-ground infrastructure projects to improve the traffic condition in…

Vice President In Action

Pres. Duterte Signs Law Imposing Higher Taxes On Alcohol, E-Cigarettes

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure raising…

VP Leni Visited Kaylaway Elementary School In Nasugbu, Batangas

Vice President Leni Robredo visited Kaylaway Elementary School in Nasugbu,…

Metro Manila

Manila Mayor Domagoso To Distribute Face Masks Amid Coronavirus Scare

Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso said the local…

Isko Moreno Partners With MultiSys And Bayad Center To Make Manila A Smart City

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso seals a tripartite agreement…

Mayor Isko Moreno Rejects Youth Group Apology Over Underpass Vandalism

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has rejected the apology…

                   

Luzon

Magalong Welcomes Filing Of Charges Vs. ‘Ninja’ Cops

Mayor Benjamin Magalong welcomed the filing of charges against policemen allegedly involved in the reselling of seized illegal drugs in Pampanga 6 years ago. Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, has been included in the complaint filed by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group before the Department of Justice. “Siguro may nakita na rin na ebidensiya laban sa kanya, nararapat lang dahil nga kailangan panagutan niya (Probably they saw pieces of evidence against him. That is just proper because he needs to answer for it),” Magalong said. Albayalde, who was then former Pampanga police chief, was charged…

Mayor Leopoldo Bataoil Proposes ‘Adopt A Surrenderer’ Project

Mayor Leopoldo Bataoil of this town plans to reintegrate drug…

Mayor Batoil Elected League President

Lingayen mayor Leopoldo Bataoil was elected as the president of…

Mayor Gloria Ronquillo Leads Clearing Of Roads In Pampanga

The municipal government of Santo Tomas has started clearing streets…

                   

Visayas

Cebu City Mayor Labella Commends PNP For Peaceful Sinulog

Mayor Edgar Labella here has commended the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the peaceful celebration of Sinulog 2020. “One thing that made me happy is the contribution of the police in securing the Sinulog parade routes last Sunday and the solemn procession last Saturday. We have a peaceful Sinulog 2020 because of the police,” Labella said in a radio interview. He said Col. Engelbert Soriano, the officer-in-charge of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) and Brig. Gen. Valeriano de Leon, regional director of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in Central Visayas, spent their nights at the conference room of his…

Bacolod Mayor Leonardia Conferred 3 Honorary Degrees

Mayor Evelio Leonardia said he is inspired by the honorary…

Gov. Arlene Bag-ao Wants Bigger, Efficient Water System For Dinagat Islands

The provincial government of Dinagat Islands is exploring additional water…

Iloilo Gov. Defensor Jr. Boosts Redeveloped Capitol Complex’ Security

The Iloilo provincial government has stepped up security in the…

                   

Mindanao

MinDa Asst. Sec. Montenegro: Mindanao 2019 GRDP Projected At 7.2%

Mindanao's Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) for 2019 is expected to hit 7.2 percent, an official of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. In a press briefing, MinDA Assistant Secretary Romeo Montenegro said the expected 2019 GRDP 2019 is higher than the national growth average of 7.1 percent. This, he said, is on the back of sustained expansion of the services, industry, and agri-fisheries sectors across the regions of Mindanao. "As we have seen in nearly two decades, Mindanao’s economy has managed to demonstrate uninterrupted growth -- from 5.4 percent in 2001-2002 to 7.2 (percent) in 2018-2019, with an average…

Surigao Mayor Matugas Jr.: Hatchery Project Seen To Boost Fishery Sector In Surigao

A hatchery project with an estimated cost of PHP35 million…

Davao Mayor Sara’s Stand On Peace Talks With Reds Gains Support

Both the Davao Region Peace and Order Council (RPOC) and…

Zambo Mayor Salazar Nixes Water Rate Hike

Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said she will ask the Zamboanga…