Statement on the Participation of PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE in the 34th ASEAN Summit Bangkok, Thailand

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leaves for Bangkok today for the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit on 22-23 June 2019, where Southeast Asian leaders gather to further advance the shared vision of a people-centered and people-oriented ASEAN Community. With the theme “Advancing Partnerships for Sustainability,” the 34th ASEAN Summit is the first of […]

PRRD attends oathtaking of neophyte Baste

President Rodrigo Duterte attended the oathtaking of his youngest son and Vice Mayor-elect Sebastian Duterte Friday afternoon. Siblings Mayor Sara Duterte and 1st District Congressman Paolo Duterte earlier took their oath of office at the Sangguniang Panlungsod Friday morning. Sebastian’s oathtaking was somehow special as it was attended by his father who was obviously very […]

Cong. Paolo Duterte thanks constituents during oathtaking

Maayong adlaw kanatong tanan. Dako ang akong pasalamat sa katawhan sa unang distrito sa Davao sa pagpili kanako isip inyong representante sa Kongreso. I am humbled by your trust and confidence in me and in my capacity as your leader. Allow me then to take this as an opportunity to take on the challenge presented […]

Vaccinating 9-year-old girls may curb cervical cancer cases

MANILA — Vaccinating nine-year-old girls against human papilloma virus (HPV) could curb the increasing cases of cervical cancer nationwide, a health expert said on Thursday. Dr. Erwin de Mesa, president of Philippine Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology, said 99 percent of cervical cancer cases are caused by HPV. “In the Philippines, 7,190 new […]

Japan biz group to plant 10K Sakura seeds in Davao, Marawi

DAVAO CITY — As they bank on building deeper relations with the Philippines, a Japanese business group on Thursday bared its plans of planting Sakura seeds in Mintal, Davao City and Marawi City in Lanao del Sur. In a media interview during the Davao Investment Conference 2019, Ichido Miyake, vice president of the Japanese Chamber […]