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Congress says “criminal negligence” caused Resorts World Manila tragedy

The House committees on public order and safety, games and amusements, and tourism, chaired by Reps. Romeo Acop (2nd District, Antipolo City), Gus Tambunting (2nd District, Parañaque City), and Lucy Torres-Gomez (4th District, Leyte), respectively, terminated Wednesday their joint inquiry into the June 2 Resorts World Manila tragedy ...
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Otto Warmbier, US college student held by North Korea for 17 months dies

Otto Warmbier, the college student who was held in detention for 17 months in North Korea, died Monday afternoon, his family said in a statement. It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died ...
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June 26 declared holiday

DAVAO CITY, June 16, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Monday, June 26, as a regular holiday throughout the country. The regular holiday is in observation of the Feast of Ramadhan (Eid’l Fitr). The observation is in accordance with Republic Act 9177, which declares the feast a ...
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The Philippine Eagle has landed

DAVAO CITY, June 15, 2017 — President Duterte is seen in this Presidential Photographers Division photo release as he arrives at the Villamor Air Base, Thursday. Duterte is seen returning the salutes of Air Force personnel. The Duterte administration is busy planning the retaking of Marawi City from ...
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LOOK: There he is

DAVAO CITY, June 15, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte is seen here in a photo released by Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go to reporters Thursday evening. Duterte has been “missing” since his absence at the Independence Day rites held last Monday, prompting critics and supporters ...
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DA INTRODUCES FILIPINO MADE PACKED RICE, CHICKEN MEAL

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) will formally introduce to Filipino consumers the first ever Philippine-made Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Rice and Chicken packed meals as the department celebrates its 119th Founding Anniversary next week. The RTE Rice and Chicken meal which comes in three recipes – Afritada, Curry ...
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NATIONWIDE SEEDING OF LAKES, RIVERS, STARTS WITH 5-M FINGERLINGS IN LAGUNA

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) will launch the National Inland Fisheries Development Program or Project Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (Project BASIL) with the release of 5-million fingerlings into Laguna Lake on Monday, June 19. The Laguna Lake fingerlings seeding marks the week-long celebration of ...
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Duterte salutes wounded soldiers

DAVAO CITY, June 12, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte has given his salute for the wounded soldiers currently recovering at the Camp Evangelista Station Hospital in Cagayan de Oro City. Duterte visited the troopers last June 11. President Duterte gave each soldier his salute for the courage that they ...
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Duterte honors slain marines

DAVAO CITY, June 12, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte honored the sacrifice of the fallen Marines who died fighting the Maute Group in Marawi City. President Duterte welcomed the bodies of the troopers at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City, last June 11. Honored with salutes were: 1Lt. ...
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President Duterte’s Independence Day statement

DAVAO CITY, June 12, 2017 — Malacanang released today President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement on the occassion of Independence Day. I join the entire Filipino nation in celebrating the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence. More than a century ago, thousands have laid down their lives so that ...
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