Category: National News

Paolo joins HNP

Resigned Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte has officially joined the regional political party Hugpong ng Pagbabago during the group’s Davao convention today, August 17. In an earlier statement, the presidential son gave his support to HNP which is headed by his sister and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte. “I strongly support Hugpong ng Pagbabago, ...

“Shaking” hands of Duterte cause critics to raise question on his health

A staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte is claiming that he could be ill based on the recent video of the president. In her blog post (https://www.raissarobles.com/2018/08/16/is-duterte-ill/amp/?__twitter_impression=true), Raissa Robles claimed that Duterte’s right hand was visibly shaking during the oathtaking ceremony of newly-appointed officials in Malacañang early this week. Duterte’s “shaking” hand as alleged by ...

Go rallies gov’t workers vs. corruption

Manila — Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Secretary Bong Go today rallied government officials to cooperate and help President Rodrigo Roa Duterte eradicate corruption. “Kailangan niya po cooperation ng lahat, mga kasamahan natin sa gobyerno. Nakikiusap lang po: seryoso po ang ating Pangulo sa pagsugpo ng corruption. Ibig kong sabihin, masagasaan ang masagasaan, wala ...

PRRD to resign if BBM wins poll protest

President Rodrigo Duterte will step down from power if former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. would win in his electoral protest against incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement during a press briefing Thursday. Few days ago, President Duterte again expressed his desire to resign but said that he does ...

Holidays for 2019

Check the declared special and regular holidays for 2019.

Hontiveros wants Aug. 16 declared as National Day of Remembrance

Sen. Risa Hontiveros wants August 16 be declared as National Day of Remembrance allegedly for the “innocents slain in the war on drugs” under the Duterte administration. Coincidentally, Aug. 16 is the death anniversary of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos who was killed by cops during an alleged drug bust operation. The cops involved have since ...

HNP alliance not for political ambition — Inday Sara

MANILA — Hugpong Ng Pagbabago (HNP), a young and fast-emerging regional political party from Davao, on Monday formally forged an alliance with nine political groups, three of which were national parties. HNP chairperson and Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Z. Duterte clarified that the alliance was made – not for her political ambition – but ...

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