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Duterte visits cop slain by NPA

DAVAO CITY, June 30, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte visited the wake of SPO1 Niño G. Moreño at his wake at Sobrecarey St., Tagum City. Duterte visited the remains of the killed cop in Davao del Norte. Moreño was killed in an attack by the New People’s Army in ...
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Presidential plane for Marawi heroes

DAVAO CITY, June 30, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte has once again offered the use of the Presidential plane for the transport of soldiers recovering from wounds incurred in the Marawi siege. President Duterte himself met with 15 wounded soldiers and police officers who were transported from Cagayan ...
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DND chief thanks China for weapons donation

MANILA, June 29, 2017 — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday expressed his gratitude to the People’s Republic of China for giving the Philippines free weapons and ammunition that can be used in the ongoing battle against Maute Group terrorists in Marawi City. “I am pleased to convey ...
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Solon seeks probe on environmental degradation of Boracay

MANILA, June 26, 2017 — A member of the House of Representatives is calling for a congressional inquiry into the rapid environmental decline of the world-famous island of Boracay in Aklan province. In his House Resolution 1087, Samar Rep. Edgar Sarmiento expressed concern over the detrimental environmental impacts ...
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Duterte greets Muslims ‘Eid Mubarak’

DAVAO CITY, June 25, 2017 — President Rodrigo Duterte greeted on Sunday the Muslim faithful on the occassion of the Eid’l Fitr. Duterte greeted the Muslim community in a statement released by the Presidential Communications Office. “I join our Muslim Filipino Community in celebration of Eid’l Fitr. The ...
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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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