Press Releases

Palace: President Rodrigo Duterte to serve until 2022 only

Palace: President Rodrigo Duterte to serve until 2022 only The Cabinet official added that a provision that will bar the President from running or seeking re-election will also be added in the new Constitution, per the request of the President…


President Rodrigo Duterte wants election of new president before move to federal charter

President Rodrigo Duterte wants election of new president before move to federal charter The Consultative Committee tasked to review the 1987 Constitution has approved the draft of the proposed federal constitution on July 3 and hopes to submit the…


President Rodrigo Duterte orders probe, arrest of those behind killings of local officials

President Rodrigo Duterte orders probe, arrest of those behind killings of local officials Secretary Roque announced that the government has already conducted a dialogue with the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) to address the…


President Rodrigo Duterte praises OSG personnel’s commitment to uphold rule of law

President Rodrigo Duterte praises OSG personnel’s commitment to uphold rule of law President Rodrigo Duterte noted that a capable OSG team has shown their impressive legal acumen and skills in landmark cases that they handled before the courts…


PHP 139 billion worth of projects in the pipeline for Air Force modernization

PHP 139 billion worth of projects in the pipeline for Air Force modernization The President graced the founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City and congratulated them for their 71 years of…


President Rodrigo Duterte wants improved transport facilities in Eastern Visayas

President Rodrigo Duterte wants improved transport facilities in Eastern Visayas The President pointed out that the province’s major problem is connectivity because of lack of airports and seaports, urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr)…


Palace assures no repeat of Samar misencounter

Palace assures no repeat of Samar misencounter Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. in a press briefing reiterated that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has taken full responsibility for the incident Malacañang on Monday, July 2, said the…


President Rodrigo Duterte taps village chiefs in battle vs illegal drugs, terrorism

President Rodrigo Duterte taps village chiefs in battle vs illegal drugs, terrorism The Chief Executive swore in newly-elected punong barangays (barangay chairpersons) in the Zamboanga Peninsula in a ceremony held at the Municipal Gymnasium in…


President Rodrigo Duterte forms committee to hold talks with Church

President Rodrigo Duterte forms committee to hold talks with Church The committee will consist of Roque, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, and Pastor “Boy” Saycon President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has agreed to engage in talks with…


President Rodrigo Duterte enjoins new barangay execs to support his campaign to suppress crimes

President Rodrigo Duterte enjoins new barangay execs to support his campaign to suppress crimes The President noted that as village chiefs, it is their duty to protect the welfare of the public saying that the local government is mandated to enforce…