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President Duterte focused on Covid-19 crisis, not his birthday: Senator Bong Go

PRRD focused on Covid-19 crisis, not his birthday: GoBy Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte is focused on the welfare of the country and all Filipinos rather than his birthday, more so now that the country is grappling with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said … Continue reading

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PRRD tasks Piñol to lead rehab of Jolo fire victims

PRRD tasks Piñol to lead rehab of Jolo fire victims By Teofilo Garcia, Jr. ZAMBOANGA CITY  (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has tasked Secretary Emmanuel Piñol of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) to supervise the rehabilitation of the thousands of families displaced by the recent conflagration in Jolo, Sulu. Duterte directed Piñol to … Continue reading

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President Duterte’s net satisfaction rating soars to record-high ‘excellent’

PRRD’s net satisfaction rating soars to record-high ‘excellent’ By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Public satisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte’s work performance reached a fresh record-high in the September to December 2019 period, according to the latest survey released by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) on Monday. The December 13 to 16 … Continue reading

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President Duterte satisfied with Phivolcs response on Taal Volcano’s activity

PRRD satisfied with Phivolcs response on Taal Volcano’s activityBy Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte is satisfied with the warnings issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) about Taal Volcano’s activity, Malacañang said on Thursday. Despite Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr.’s call for a probe into the alleged … Continue reading

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Robredo’s report on drug ‘mere political attack’: PDEA chief

Robredo’s report on drug ‘mere political attack’: PDEA chiefBy Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino on Monday dismissed Vice President Leni Robredo’s report on the drug campaign as “a mere political attack” against President Rodrigo Duterte. “I see her recommendations as a mere political … Continue reading

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Duterte urges Filipinos to ‘do better, aim higher’ in 2020

Duterte urges Filipinos to ‘do better, aim higher’ in 2020 By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — A day before the entire nation welcomes 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday encouraged all 1Filipinos to seek improvements and aspire for a better life next year. The President made the call as he joined his … Continue reading

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President Duterte tells ABS-CBN owners to sell network

Duterte tells ABS-CBN owners to sell network By Azer Parrocha   MANILA — With three months left before the franchise of local broadcast network ABS-CBN expires, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday advised owners of the TV giant to just sell the network. “Itong ABS, mag-expire ang contract ninyo. Mag-renew kayo, ewan ko lang kung may mangyari diyan. Kung ako sa inyo, ipagbili niyo … Continue reading