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BRP Ang Pangulo now ready to accommodate Covid-19 patients

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Presidential yacht BRP Ang Pangulo (ACS-25) is now ready for use of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients, the Philippine Navy (PN) said on Sunday night. This after the ship has successfully undergone necessary works needed for its conversion as a floating quarantine facility, PN public affairs office chief Lt. Commander Maria Christina … Continue reading

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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 inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building

PRRD inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte inaugurated the new office building of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) named the “Malasakit Building” at the central office in Batasan Hills, Quezon City during the agency’s 69th founding anniversary culminating activity on Wednesday. “Today is the … 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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Pres.Duterte’s Christmas message: Be kind, helpful to others

PRRD’s Christmas message: Be kind, helpful to others By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — A day before the entire nation celebrates Christmas, President Rodrigo R. Duterte encourages Filipinos to be an inspiration to others by showing kindness to everyone, especially the needy and disadvantaged members of the society. Duterte made the call as … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go denounces death threats vs. President Duterte

Go denounces death threats vs. PRRD   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday denounced the death threats against President Rodrigo R. Duterte by the New People’s Army (NPA), saying the communist rebel group should prove its sincerity should it want the peace talks with the government to resume. In … Continue reading

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‘I am responsible only to the Filipino:’ President Duterte on Int’l Criminal Court threat

‘I am responsible only to the Filipino:’ Duterte on ICC threatBy Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte has no plan of cooperating with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in case it asks for his explanation over the deaths of drug personalities in the government’s campaign against the narcotics trade in … Continue reading

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President Duterte asks support in cleansing government

NEWS RELEASE President Duterte asks support in cleansing government President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sworn in newly appointed government officials on Monday, renewing his call to help him eliminate corruption in the bureaucracy, which he said is the major stumbling block for the country’s progress along with the proliferation of illegal drugs and lack of law … Continue reading