News

News

Latest News and Current Affairs

News

Duterte now in Thailand

DAVAO CITY, March 20, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte has arrived in Thailand, merely hours after a fruitful visit to Myanmar. Duterte landed at the Royal Thai Air Force Military Air Terminal 2, Bangkok, Thailand. The President and his delegation were received by Philippine Ambassador to Thailand Mary ...
Read more 0
News

PH donates $300,000 for Myanmar’s Rakhine

DAVAO CITY, March 20, 2017 — The Philippines has donated $300,000 in humanitarian assistance to Myanmar’s Rakhine State, the Presidential Communications Office reported in a release. The aid was given by President Rodrigo Duterte in his meeting with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at the Call ...
Read more 0
News

ASEAN P1 coin in circulation

DAVAO CITY, March 20, 2017 — The coin co-introduced by President Rodrigo Duterte during the launching of the Philippines’ ASEAN chairmanship last January is already in circulation, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.   “The issuance of the ASEAN commemorative coin aims to promote greater public awareness ...
Read more 0
News

Food security pact signed between Philippines, Myanmar

DAVAO CITY, March 20, 2017 — The Department of Agriculture of the Philippines signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with officials from Myanmar. The event was witnessed by President Rodrigo Duterte. The signing between both parties was held at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw on March ...
Read more 0
News

AKLAN PIÑA FIBER INDUSTRY GETS DAF FUNDING SUPPORT

The Piña Fiber weaving was once upon a time a lucrative industry, especially in the province of Aklan where the Spanish Red variety of pineapple, known for its strong fiber, grows well. Time was when wearing a Barong Tagalog or Terno made out of Piña made people stand ...
Read more 0
News

ILOILO RICE FARMERS TO RECEIVE IRRIGATION, POST-HARVEST EQUIPMENT

For a province which produces almost 1-million metric tons of paddy rice every year and holds the national production record of 16-metro tons per hectare, Iloilo rice farmers have not been given the needed support they have been dreaming of over generations. Over 70 years since my grandfather, ...
Read more 0
News

Rogue cops likely behind EJKs, says Duterte

DAVAO CITY, March 19, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte said he was not discounting the involvement of rogue cops in the alleged extrajudicial killings he was being tagged under reportedly legitimate police operations. Duterte spoke minutes before his scheduled flight to Myanmar on the final leg of his ...
Read more 0
News

Duterte in Myanmar

DAVAO CITY, March 19, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte is headed to Myanmar and Thailand in the next few days for the final leg of his tour of the ASEAN member nations. President Duterte, in a speech delivered before journalists covering the departure honors at the Francisco Bangoy ...
Read more 0
News

On the end of Moro rebels’ struggle against the government

I am crying over breakfast yet again. Why must President Duterte do this to me almost every day. The long suffering and strife of yet another long forsaken segment of society have ended and begun its healing. Today, another social and economic reform by the Duterte administration has ...
Read more 0
News

Duterte to visit Myanmar

DAVAO CITY, March 18, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Myanmar this week, with the departure set from the Francisco Bangoy International Airport on Sunday afternoon. Duterte’s arrival is set the same day, Mar. 19. According to Palace communications, President Duterte is scheduled to meet Myanmar President ...
Read more 0