Alexis Romero
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COVID-19 state of calamity extension up to DOH – Palace
by Alexis Romero - August 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The decision on whether to extend the COVID-19 state of calamity would hinge on the recommendation of the Department of Health, Malacañang said yesterday.
Marcos pushes creation of virology institute, disease control center
by Alexis Romero - August 12, 2022 - 12:00am
To better consolidate research, knowledge sources and new data related to the pandemic, President Marcos yesterday pushed for the passage of measures creating a virology institute and a disease control center even...
Palace investigating unauthorized plan to import 300,000 MT of sugar
by Alexis Romero - August 11, 2022 - 6:19pm
The issuance of an "illegal" order allowing the importation of an additional 300,000 metric tons of sugar is now being investigated and heads may roll if it was done with malice or negligence, Malacañang said...
Marcos pushes anew for bills creating virology, disease control centers
by Alexis Romero - August 11, 2022 - 5:25pm
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday pushed for the passage of measures creating a virology institute and a disease control center even as he urged health researchers to continue exchanging information...
Marcos mourns death of 'Asia's fastest woman' Lydia de Vega
by Alexis Romero - August 11, 2022 - 3:41pm
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday condoled with the family and loved ones of sprint legend Lydia de Vega, saying the late sports icon "fought a good fight."
Marcos rejects proposal to import more sugar
by Alexis Romero - August 10, 2022 - 7:11pm
"The president rejected the proposal to import an additional 300,000 MT of sugar. He is the chairman of the Sugar Regulatory Board and denied this in no uncertain terms," Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said...
President Marcos hails Philippine Para athletes
by Alexis Romero - August 9, 2022 - 12:00am
President Marcos yesterday congratulated the Filipino athletes who vied in the 11th ASEAN Para Games, and praised them for the dedication they displayed in Solo, Indonesia.
President Marcos lauds Apolinario
by Alexis Romero - August 5, 2022 - 12:00am
President Marcos lauded International Boxing Organization World Flyweight champion Dave “Dobermann” Apolinario for bringing honor to the country and vowed to support Filipino athletes in their upcoming...
Team formed on devolution of government functions
by Alexis Romero - August 5, 2022 - 12:00am
A special team has been created by President Marcos to deal with the issues of devolution and decentralization of the functions of local and national governments arising from the implementation of the Mandanas-Garcia...
Marcos visits Fidel V. Ramos' wake
by Alexis Romero - August 4, 2022 - 4:05pm
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. paid his last respects to former president Fidel V. Ramos, one of the key personalities of the 1986 People Power Revolution that ousted his father.
Palace mum on embassy reminder
by Alexis Romero - August 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Malacañang declined to comment on China’s remark that the Philippines must strictly abide by the “One China” policy and is leaving it up to the Department of Foreign Affairs to talk about...
Bill establishing Alcatraz-type 'heinous crime penitentiary’, other measures lapsed into law
by Alexis Romero - August 3, 2022 - 4:51pm
Forty-one bills passed during the time of former president Rodrigo Duterte have lapsed into law, including measures seeking to establish an Alcatraz-like facility for prisoners convicted of heinous crimes and to...
Marcos supports strengthening of Filipino language
by Alexis Romero - August 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The capability to speak a foreign language is not the only measure of intelligence, President Marcos said, as he cited the need to sustain the people’s strong linguistic foundation in Filipino.
Marcos at Pinas Lakas: Get vaccinated
by Alexis Romero - August 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases, President Marcos yesterday expressed confidence that the government can still control the spread of the disease even as he urged Filipinos to avail themselves of booster...
Bongbong Marcos vetoes bill expanding Davao power firm’s franchise area
by Alexis Romero - July 29, 2022 - 12:00am
President Marcos has vetoed a bill that sought to expand the franchise area of Davao Light and Power Company Inc., saying it may infringe into the franchise, permits and contracts granted to the North Davao Electric...
Marcos pushes for passage of disaster resilience bill
by Alexis Romero - July 27, 2022 - 5:33pm
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. expressed support for a bill creating a disaster resilience department hours after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastated the province of Abra and other parts of Luzon.
Marcos swears in Enrile as chief legal counsel
by Alexis Romero - July 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Former senator Juan Ponce Enrile has officially returned to government as chief legal counsel of President Marcos, the son and namesake of the late dictator whom he served as martial law administrator and helped...
Marcos wants farmers beneficiaries debts condoned
by Alexis Romero - July 25, 2022 - 9:10pm
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday vowed to implement a one-year moratorium on farmers' land amortization and interest payments and pushed for a law condoning the debts of agrarian reform beneficiaries...
Rightsizing gov't on top of Marcos' priority bills
by Alexis Romero - July 25, 2022 - 9:01pm
A measure that aims to "rightsize" the government bureaucracy by merging, splitting, transferring and abolishing some of its offices is on the top of the list of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s priority bills.
Marcos in his first SONA: 'State of the nation is sound'
by Alexis Romero - July 25, 2022 - 7:51pm
While admitting that the Philippines is facing difficult times, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. described the state of the nation as "sound" and expressed optimism that the country can withstand its problems, including...
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