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Foreigners joining SONA rally will face deportation, BI warns

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 01:43 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reminds foreigners to refrain from joining any political activity as they are not allowed under Philippine law. On its Facebook page, the...

Opposition groups vow peaceful demonstrations in Duterte’s 4th SONA

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 05:49 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Days before President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth state of the nation address (SONA), the Quezon City Police District has met with representatives of different agencies and the local...

Duterte will be the first to obey the ‘Anti-Bastos Law’ – Malacañang

Posted on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 06:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang assured that President Rodrigo Duterte will be the first to obey the newly-signed Republic Act 11313 also known as the Safe Spaces Act or ‘Anti-Bastos Law’....

Duterte signs ‘Bawal Bastos’ law

Posted on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 05:47 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the ‘Bawal Bastos’ act into law which penalizes cat-calling and other forms harassment in public places. The Republic Act No 11313 or Safe Spaces Act...

Palace slams UN resolution as ‘grotesquely one-sided’ and ‘insulting’

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 11:34 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) upheld a resolution seeking to launch an international investigation on the human rights situation in the country in relation to...

Duterte to explain Chinese fishing in PH waters at 4th SONA

Posted on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 01:11 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte will explain his decision on allowing Chinese fishermen to fish in the Philippine waters during his 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22. The...

Duterte: I don’t want to interfere in House affairs

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 03:05 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte clarified that he does not want to interfere with the affairs of the legislative branch but had to step in to end the impasse on the House...

GSIS chief fired, says Duterte

Posted on Monday, 8 July 2019 03:26 PM | No Comments
LEYTE, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte himself announced that he fired former Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) president and general manager Jesus Clint Aranas. “I’m dealing (with) it until now....

Soldiers wounded in Sulu blast receive Order of Lapu-Lapu

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 12:18 PM | No Comments
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte awarded the Order of Lapu-Lapu to soldiers who were wounded in a blast in Barangay Kajatian, Indanan, Sulu province on June 28. The...

Duterte says, Philippine Rise, Malampaya ‘really ours’

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 12:44 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated on Tuesday (July 2) that the Philippine Rise and the Malampaya belongs to the Philippines. Duterte made the statement during his speech at the 72nd anniversary...