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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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Duterte highlights need for ‘build,use’ in infra projects

Duterte highlights need for ‘build,use’ in infra projects By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday sought to hasten the completion of more than 10,000 infrastructure projects under his administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program to the public’s advantage. In an event in Maasim, Sarangani, the President said it … Continue reading

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‘Good rating’ recognition of Duterte admin’s decisiveness

‘Good rating’ recognition of Duterte admin’s decisiveness By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Duterte administration’s “very good” net satisfaction rating reflects how Filipinos can see past the opposition’s “endless politicking”, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, results showed that 78 percent of adult Filipinos are satisfied … Continue reading

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Duterte back in PH, visits Nene Pimentel’s wake

Duterte back in PH, visits Nene Pimentel’s wake  By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA —  President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday paid his last respects to his friend and political ally, former Senate president Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., who succumbed to lymphoma on October 20. Duterte headed straight to Pimentel’s wake at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig … Continue reading

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Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident

Duterte hurt after motorcycle accident By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte has complained of hip pain after falling off his motorcycle while riding around the Presidential Security Ground (PSG) Compound in Manila. The motorcycle accident happened on Wednesday night, former Special Assistant to the President and now Senator Christopher … Continue reading

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Filipinos approve of President Duterte admin, projects: analysts

Filipinos approve of PRRD admin, projects: analysts By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Amid oppositions to his strong pronouncements as Chief Executive, political analysts from two of the top universities in Metro Manila think that President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance is both supported and enjoyed by the general public. Edmund Tayao, executive director of … Continue reading