Philippines

‘I can work with anyone’: Go

 Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said he can work with anyone if elected as Vice President in the 2022 polls. He said his priority is to pursue the continuity of programs of the current administration and expand it further to sustain the positive change that President Rodrigo Duterte … Continue reading

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Australia to ship P48.3-M worth of walk-in freezers to PH

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Australian government is set to deliver by this month eight walk-in cold storage rooms amounting to AUD1.38 million (approximately PHP48.3 million) to help Philippine provinces store their sensitive vaccines like Pfizer. The donation is part of Australia’s PHP1.25 billion aid to support Manila in its response … Continue reading

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Duterte opens PH’s ‘most scenic’ airport in Bicol

By Azer Parrocha   Bicol International Airport (Photo courtesy of Secretary Art Tugade’s Facebook page) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday afternoon inaugurated commercial domestic operations at the Bicol International Airport (BIA) after 11 years of delay. The PHP5 billion international airport facility in Daraga, Albay, will start receiving commercial domestic flights on Thursday and will be … Continue reading

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Pacquiao files COC for president; names Atienza as running mate

By Ferdinand Patinio   Former Manila mayor Lito Atienza (left) and Senator Manny Pacquiao (right). (PNA photo by Ferdinand Patinio) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Manny Pacquiao was the first aspirant to file a certificate of candidacy (COC) for president at the Sofitel Harbor Garden Tents in Pasay City on Friday. The senator also named his running … Continue reading

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No evidence to link Duterte to Pharmally: Lacson

By Benjamin Pulta   Senator Panfilo Lacson (Photo courtesy of Senate PRIB) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Senate hearing into the purchase of alleged overpriced medical supplies for the coronavirus response has failed to prove links between President Rodrigo Duterte and Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corp., the supplier of the personal protective equipment sets at the height of the … Continue reading

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Investing in sports to keep youth away from harmful vices: Go

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, committee on sports chairperson, on Monday said investing in sports will keep the youth away from harmful vices, including illegal drugs. Go made this remark as he expressed his full support to the proposed 2022 budgets of the Philippine … Continue reading

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Duterte formally accepts nomination as PDP-Laban’s VP bet

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   OFFICIAL VP BET. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath-taking ceremony to reaffirm the membership of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) members during the party’s National Convention and Proclamation of Candidates for 2022 polls in Pampanga on Sept. 8, 2021. Duterte on Sept. 17 formally accepted his … Continue reading

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PH arbitral win vs. China a ‘win-win solution for all’: Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Duterte at the 76th UN General Assembly (Screengrab from RTVM) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday stressed the importance of the Philippines’ historic arbitral victory against China’s sweeping maritime claims in the South China Sea (SCS). During the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Duterte … Continue reading