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GO LAUDS P10K INCENTIVE FOR GOV’T WORKERS

Senator Bong Go welcomed the approval by President Rodrigo Duterte of a cash incentive to qualified government employees and uniformed personnel in recognition of their hard work and contributions to the country. The President issued Administrative Order No. 45 on December 24, 2021. The Order authorizes the granting of a Service Recognition Incentive (SRI) amounting […]

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NOGRALES: DUTERTE SIGNS EO REGULATING DRUG PRICES

Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Wednesday announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order (EO) that would regulate the prices of drugs and medicines used to address the leading causes of morbidity in the country. “This is part of efforts to improve access to affordable, quality medicines and reduce […]

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GO RUNS FOR PRESIDENT ‘TO PROTECT DUTERTE LEGACY’

Senator Bong Go vowed to protect the legacy of President Rodrigo Duterte and the future of the Filipino people as he bats for the presidency in the upcoming May 2022 elections. “Kailangan ko pong (umangat) para sa mga kapartido ko at sa sambayanang Pilipino, lalung-lalo na kay Pangulong Duterte… to save the legacy and protect […]

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RIANO THANKS DUTERTE, GO FOR MALASAKIT CENTER

Governor Jose Riano of Romblon has expressed his gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go for the Malasakit Center initiative as it continues to serve Filipinos through its 146 locations nationwide including in his home province. “Salamat sa Malasakit, President Rodrigo Duterte at Senator Bong Go,” Riano stated in a Facebook post. […]

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ABANTE: RETHINK OPERATION OF CASINOS IN BORACAY

As developers get ready to pursue plans to build casinos in Boracay, a House leader has appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his directive to allow casino operations in the country’s top tourist destination. In a letter addressed to the President received by Malacañang on September 3, Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. urged the […]

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SARA DUTERTE OK WITH DAVAO BEING LAST IN INFRA

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she agrees with President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to place the city at the bottom of the list of areas to benefit from infrastructure projects. In a statement in her Facebook page, the presidential daughter admitted that these remarks from the President during his final State of the Nation Address […]

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NOGRALES: TOUGH LEADERSHIP IS DU30 ADMIN LEGACY

Tough, compassionate leadership that has improved the lives of millions of Filipinos is the legacy of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.This according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who in interviews leading up to President Rodrigo Duterte’s sixth and final State of the Nation Address said that “the President was swept into office because he […]

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DUTERTE SIGNS EO ADOPTING NAT’L JOBS PROGRAM – DTI

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Executive Order (EO) No. 140 officially adopting the National Employment Recovery Strategy (NERS) as the Philippine Government’s master plan for the restoration of the country’s labor market. The EO institutionalizes the 20-agency strong NERS Task Force (TF), charging it to implement the strategy from 2021 to 2022, in response to […]

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NAT’L SOIL HEALTH PROGRAM GETS DUTERTE OK — DAR

As part of the government’s goal to attain food security, President Rodrigo Duterte recently approved a National Soil Health Program (NSHP) aimed at rejuvenating the country’s degraded and “sick” soils and ensuring increased crop production in a sustainable manner. The NSHP will be implemented by the Department of Agriculture through its Bureau of Soils and […]

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DUTERTE’S AMNESTY FOR REBEL GROUPS GETS HOUSE OK

The House of Representatives gave its concurrence to President Rodrigo Duterte’s proclamations granting amnesty to members of four major rebel groups, a move Speaker Lord Allan Velasco described as a “significant milestone toward reconciliation and lasting peace in the country”.Lawmakers adopted House Concurrent Resolutions 12 to 15 concurring with Presidential Proclamations 1090 to 1093 granting […]