Duterte mulls severing diplomatic ties with Iceland – Palace
Malacañang on Tuesday, July 16, said President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering severing ties with Iceland" following its spearheading of a resolution that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should probe the Philippiens for alleged human rights abuses under the the campaign against illegal drugs. ...
MDM | 3 hours ago
NCRPO arrests ex-treasurer accused of stealing P90M
A man charged with qualified theft for allegedly stealing more than P90 million from a corporation of which he was a treasurer was arrested late last week in his residence in Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) regional director Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar said the accused, id ...
MDM | 8 hours ago
Go cites need for Department of OFWs
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go over the weekend emphasized the need to establish a new executive department that will focus on the needs and concerns of Overseas Filipinos, particularly Filipino migrant workers or OFWs. Go said that the functions of government agencies must be streamlined in order to provi ...
MDM | 1 day ago
Go highlights housing options for the poor
BACOOR CITY, Cavite – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go told families affected by fire in Barangay Talaba VII in this city the possible housing options they may avail themselves of to rebuild their homes. Citing the National Housing Development, Production and Financing Act of 2019 Sena ...
MDM | 4 days ago
Duterte: UNHRC resolution 'crazy'
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday called a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution calling for a comprehensive international review of the drug war in the Philippines “crazy” but said he may consider allowing UNHRC staff into the country. "Let them state their purpose and I will review it,&rd ...
Jon Joaquin, Agence France Presse | 4 days ago
Go commits continued service amid Duterte’s high ratings
Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Tuesday met with more than 90 families whose houses were destroyed in two separate fires and assisted them with their needs. In the visits, Go said work goes on in government as the administration is committed to deliver continued service for the betterment of all Filipino ...
MDM | 5 days ago
Go files bill creating Department of Disaster Resilience
Aiming to consolidate and improve all government efforts to handle disasters, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has filed a bill that seeks to create a Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR). Go said he is eyeing to have an empowered, highly specialized department with clear unity of command and pr ...
MDM | 6 days ago
Palace twits critics after SWS survey results
Malacañang on Tuesday welcomed the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey that showed President Rodrigo Duterte getting a “personal record-high” in his approval rating. ...
Jon Joaquin | 1 week ago
Congress to review Constitution: Cayetano
After snagging President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement as House Speaker in a term-sharing deal with other contenders, Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano said Congress will “not was time” in reviewing the Constitution. “Trabaho namin ang magreview, mag-amend, at magpropose ng bagong batas (It is our ta ...
Jon Joaquin | 1 week ago
Go files bill extending terms of barangay, SK officials
Noting that the postponement of the previous barangay elections has limited the term of current officials to only two years, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has filed a bill seeking to extend the terms of office of the local officials to give them “ample time and continuity to pursue and implement the programs ...
MDM | 1 week ago
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