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CIMATU: AMID PANDEMIC, DUTERTE GOV’T PRIORITIZES CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu said the Duterte administration prioritizes climate change issues amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. During a pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA) forum aired over state-run PTV4, Cimatu, also chairman of the Cabinet Cluster on Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation and Disaster Risk Reduction (CCAM-DRR), said addressing […]

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DUTERTE ADMIN TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT ATHLETES – GO

With the outstanding performance of Team Pilipinas in emerging as the overall champion in the recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted by the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Bong Go upheld their promise to recognize all athletes especially those who achieved medal finishes in their respective sports in an awarding ceremony at […]

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DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION MADE PROGRESS IN AREAS OF JOBS, WAGES — NOGRALES

Approval ratings of the government’s top officials, including President Rodrigo Duterte, have risen significantly because the top concerns of the populace––better wages, the prices of basic goods, and jobs––are being addressed under the leadership of the President. This according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who on Sunday said the nine-point uptick in the President’s approval […]

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‘BUILD BUILD BUILD’ PROGRAM IS NOT A FAILURE – ANGARA

In spite of some prioritization issues being faced by a number of administration flagship programs, Senator Sonny Angara said he does not agree with the observation that the government’s “Build Build Build” (BBB) program has been a failure. Angara said the current administration has managed to step up its spending on infrastructure, which he said […]

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MANUFACTURING SECTOR REMAINS RESILIENT AMID GLOBAL SLOWDOWN – LOPEZ

The Philippine manufacturing sector showed resilience during the first half of 2019 amid a global manufacturing slowdown that weighed heavily on the world economy. Buoyed by sustained growth in few export markets and strong domestic demand because of key economic reforms, the Philippine manufacturing sector still posted a 4.4% growth for the first half of […]

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DUTERTE ADMIN COMMITTED TO BUSINESS SECTOR GROWTH — NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles outlined government efforts to improve the business climate in the country, emphasizing the Duterte administration’s commitment to create an environment that will foster the growth of business and contribute to economic progress. Speaking at the 3rd Cebu Semiconductor and Electronics Convention and Exhibition in Cebu City, Nograles said government “recognizes that […]

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IMPROVING COUNTRY’S MEDICAL SERVICES IS MY PRIORITY – GO

Government has opened the country’s 37th Malasakit Center at the Ormoc District Hospital in Leyte to extend medical assistance to the underprivileged. Senator Bong Go led the launching of the facility, more than a year after the first Malasakit Center was launched at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City in February 2018. […]

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THE HOUSE SPEAKER MUST SHARE THE PRESIDENT’S VISION – ROMUALDEZ

Leyte First District Rep. Martin Romualdez has informed President Rodrigo Duterte of his plan to run for House Speaker and to complete the President’s unfinished legislative agenda, stressing last week at a media forum that the House Speaker must share the President’s vision in order to properly lead the administration coalition in the House. “When […]

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PIMENTEL BIGGEST WINNER IN LATEST SENATORIAL POLL – PULSE ASIA

Senate Trade and Commerce Committee Chair Koko Pimentel III on Tuesday placed 10th in the latest Pulse Asia senatorial survey, entering the winning circle in a poll conducted a month before the May 13 national and local elections. The survey, conducted from April 10 to 14, showed Pimentel climbing four spots from the previous poll […]

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GIVE STUDENTS FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES, UNIFORMS – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and 2019 senatorial bet Bong Go has bared his plans to further boost the government’s program to provide quality education for all Filipinos. Go made the statement in his message during the general assembly of the scholars of Batangas First District Rep. Eileen Ermita-Buhain (EEB Scholars) at the […]