Sara Duterte in the US for month-long US-sponsored exchange program

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is now in the United States of America for a month-long tour as part of an exchange program sponsored by the US State Department for selected young leaders all over the world. In a post on her official Linkedin account, Mayor Duterte said that she is with Zamboanga City Mayor […]

Philippines to bar 2 US lawmakers

On the provision on entry in the US 2020 Budget The United States (US) 2020 Budget contains a provision which authorizes the US Secretary of State to ban government officials in the Philippines from entering their territory about whom he “has credible information have been involved in the wrongful imprisonment of […] Senator Leila de […]

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 […]