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PALACE RETURNS CONTROL OF PCIC TO DA

The Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. is now back under the supervision and control of the Department of Agriculture nearly three years after it was transferred to the Department of Finance.  “The PCIC is hereby attached to the DA for policy and program coordination,” said President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. in Executive Order 60. PCIC was created […]

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ESCUDERO LAUDS SPECIAL HUMAN RIGHTS BODY FORMATION

Senator Chiz Escudero lauded the issuance of Administrative Order No. 22 which establishes a special body to address human rights concerns in the country. In a statement, Escudero expressed his support for this move, emphasizing the need for its effective implementation. “I sincerely hope that the intent and provisions of this issuance will be faithfully […]

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ZUBIRI TO PALACE: CONSIDER P100 WAGE HIKE

A legislated minimum wage hike is the best gift that the President can give to all our workers. This was the statement made by Senate President Migz Zubiri, as he called on President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to support the P100 Daily Minimum Wage Increase Act, which has already been approved in the Senate. “I am […]

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FOREIGN INVESTMENTS SEEN WITH PBBM TRIPS – REYES

AnaKalusugan Party-list Rep. Ray T. Reyes said the 90-percent increase in the country’s foreign direct investments (FDI) is proof that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s trips abroad benefit the Philippine economy. “As I have said time and again, PBBM is our country’s chief salesman, and he is doing a very good job at it. The results […]

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MORE JOBS WITH MORE PBBM TRIPS – ANAKALUSUGAN

AnaKalusugan Party-list Rep. Ray T. Reyes said President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. should continue to go on foreign trips to strengthen diplomatic relations and ensure that investment commitments are realized. “As our country’s chief salesman, President Marcos is at the forefront of making the Philippines the investment destination of choice,” Reyes said. Reyes noted President Marcos […]

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Government

PBBM FOREIGN VISITS REAP $14B INVESTMENTS FOR PH

Investment pledges from foreign firms during the presidential visits over the past 16 months are now being actualized substantively and tangibly, boosting the position of the Philippines as a premier investment destination for foreign businesses in Asia, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Notably, the presidential visits of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. […]

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PIMENTEL APPEALS TO MARCOS: INTERVENE IN CHA-CHA

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III called upon President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to intervene in the ongoing Charter change brouhaha, warning that the House of Representatives’ continued hijacking of the people’s initiative is seriously disrupting legislative work. “Stop this foolishness,” Pimentel said in a television interview recently. “I hope the President will now step in […]

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ESCUDERO BACKS PBBM CALL TO STUDY ICC REJOINING

Senator Chiz Escudero supported the decision of President Marcos to thoroughly study calls for the Philippines to rejoin the International Criminal Court (ICC), five years after the country’s withdrawal during the previous administration. “Para sa akin tama iyong sinabi ng Pangulo na dapat ito ay pag-aralang mabuti dahil may mga pinasok tayong tratado na tayo […]

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Business & Economy

PBBM LEADS INAUGURATION OF SMC’S MEGA POULTRY FARM

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. led the inauguration of San Miguel Foods’ Magnolia Poultry Farm in Hagonoy, Davao del Sur- the country’s largest poultry facility and the first of 12 mega farms the company will build across the country. The poultry farm, which can produce up to 80 million birds per year, equivalent to 200 million […]

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PALACE ORDER TO GIVE FARMERS CASH AID LAUDED

Speaker Martin Romualdez hailed President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s directive to Department of Agriculture officials to use excess rice tariff collections to help farmers.“This gesture manifests the unwavering resolve of President Marcos, Jr. to boost agricultural production, particularly of rice, to ensure a stable supply of food for every Filipino family at affordable prices and uplift […]