Arrival Statement on PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE’S Participation in the  2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit

MANILA, 26 NOVEMBER 2019 – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte returned to Manila from Busan, Republic of Korea on Tuesday evening after a productive participationin the 2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Commemorative Summit.    The President and his fellow ASEAN leaders welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae-In’s “New Southern Policy,” which aims to elevate ASEAN-ROK dialoguepartnership through enhanced bilateral relations with ASEAN countries and stronger ROK involvement in ASEAN-led regional mechanisms.   President Duterte supported new initiatives on increasing trade and […]

Bong Go rallies nation to fully support PH delegation to SEA Games

With the 2019 Southeast Asian Games nearing its opening next week, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go rallied his fellow Filipinos to fully support Team Philippines and assured Filipino athletes of full government support during his visit to Mandaue fire victims in Cebu City on Saturday, November 23.  “Ako naman, ito ang panahon hindi para magturuan […]

PRRD departs for SoKor today

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte departs Manila today to participate in the 2019 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit in Busan, Republic of Korea from 25 to 26 November 2019.  The President will join his ASEAN counterparts and the leader of the Republic of Korea in this three-day summit to celebrate thirty years of ASEAN-ROK Dialogue relations.  The Leaders will review ASEAN-ROK strategic partnership and chart the future direction of cooperation in pursuit of a people-centered community of peace and […]

IBC 2019 kicks off in Mati

The International Biodiversity Conference 2019 kicks off in the City of Mati as several international delegates arrived since Monday for the 3-day event. IBC 2019 will convene around the theme “Biodiversity for the People: From Ridge to Reefs”. Attendees are researchers, environmental managers, and other stakeholders who are taking strategic actions in mainstreaming opportunities to […]

President’s landmark visit to Russia ‘fruitful’, says Go

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said during an interview that President Rodrigo Duterte’s official visit to Russia has been fruitful so far, with the government’s campaign against terrorism earning praises from his Russian counterparts who, according to the senator, are also willing to support. “Naging maayos naman ang pagbisita ng Pangulo. First day sa pagbisita […]