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Duterte bars officials from talking about West Philippine Sea dispute
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 6:16pm
President Rodrigo Duterte has barred officials from talking about the West Philippine Sea row in public and has vowed to ignore criticisms against his handling of the maritime dispute.
Duterte says VFA up for renegotiation
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 6:04pm
The Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and the US is up for renegotiation, President Rodrigo Duterte said, as he maintained that his administration has veered away from a pro-West foreign policy to...
‘Congress OK needed to extend Bangsamoro transition’
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Despite the recent violence in Maguindanao, President Duterte remains supportive of a bid to extend the transition period for the Bangsamoro government, Malacañang said yesterday.
Palace defends lowering of tariffs for rice imports
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday defended President Duterte’s decision to lower the tariff rates on imported rice, saying it is necessary to ensure enough supply of the commodity.
Palace defends vaccine priority for local execs
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday defended the pandemic task force’s decision to place local executives in priority group A1.5, just below health workers in the government’s inoculation program.
Roque says some Duterte language on West Philippine Sea ‘not accurate’
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte may have used “inaccurate” language in discussing the country’s maritime row with China, but his views on the issue have been consistent, his spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said y...
‘Pandemic response to boost admin bets’
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Achieving a “better Christmas” would pose a problem for opposition candidates in the 2022 elections because of the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program, Malacañang said yesterday.
IATF to ensure health protocols followed in barangays
by Alexis Romero - May 17, 2021 - 12:00am
The government yesterday vowed to ensure that COVID-19 safety protocols are followed at the barangay level to contain the pandemic despite the relaxing of quarantine measures in Metro Manila and nearby province...
IATF to ensure health protocols will be followed in barangay level
by Alexis Romero - May 16, 2021 - 6:20pm
The government on Sunday vowed to ensure that COVID-19 safety protocols are followed in the barangay level to contain the pandemic despite the relaxing of quarantine measures in Metro Manila and nearby province...
Palace on potential Trillanes presidential run: Dreams are free
by Alexis Romero - May 13, 2021 - 6:03pm
Trillanes, a vocal critic of Duterte, announced Wednesday that he would seek the presidency in 2022 if Vice President Leni Robredo does not.
Government to inoculate 25 million people by Christmas
by Alexis Romero - May 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The government aims to inoculate at least 25 million people within the third quarter as part of its goal to achieve a “better Christmas” this year.
Barangay heads told: Enforce protocols, or else…
by Alexis Romero - May 12, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte warned village chiefs that they would be held liable if they fail to enforce COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Gov't aims to vaccinate 25 million 'vulnerable' Filipinos
by Alexis Romero - May 11, 2021 - 8:31pm
Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez, Jr. said the 25 million would come from the most vulnerable sectors namely health care workers, senior citizens and people with comorbidities.
Duterte warns barangay captains: Enforce health protocols or be held liable
by Alexis Romero - May 11, 2021 - 5:24pm
President Rodrigo Duterte has warned village chiefs that they would be liable if they fail to enforce quarantine measures designed to contain COVID-19.
May 13 declared a regular holiday
by Alexis Romero - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has declared May 13 a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Government to implement austerity measures if budget falls short
by Alexis Romero - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The government is expected to implement austerity measures if this year’s national budget is not enough to fund pandemic-related expenses, Malacañang said yesterday.
Government wants $21 million refund on WiFi project
by Alexis Romero - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The government wants a refund of the more than $21 million it paid to a foreign contractor who was supposed to install free WiFi spots in various parts of the country, Malacañang said yesterday.
Pfizer vaccines to be distributed in NCR, Davao, Cebu
by Alexis Romero - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The 193,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines expected to arrive last night will be distributed in the National Capital Region and the cities of Davao and Cebu, the Department of Health said yesterday.
NCR Plus shift to GCQ possible — Palace
by Alexis Romero - May 10, 2021 - 6:41pm
The classification of the so-called NCR Plus, which contributes about half of the Philippines' economic output, will lapse on May 14 but it can be extended, depending on factors like the number of infections and...
Travel ban on India, other South Asian countries may be extended — Palace
by Alexis Romero - May 10, 2021 - 5:47pm
The travel ban on India and other South Asian countries may be extended as the Philippines is expected to keep its borders closed to prevent the entry of more transmissible COVID-19 variants, Malacañang said...
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