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Philippines and South Korea to continue to develop substantive cooperation

Philippines and South Korea to continue to develop substantive cooperation President Duterte, who is on a three-day Official Visit to South Korea, described their meeting as “very productive,” noting that they discussed matters of paramount…


PH receives $1B worth of assistance from SoKor; assures transparency in use of funds

PH receives $1B worth of assistance from SoKor; assures transparency in use of funds Secretary Roque said South Korea offered to double its ODA to the Philippines in support of the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure…


President Rodrigo Duterte to focus on security, economic cooperation in first Official Visit to South Korea

President Rodrigo Duterte to focus on security, economic cooperation in first Official Visit to South Korea President Duterte recalled that the ties between the Philippines and South Korea run long and deep, noting that nearly 70 years ago, the two…


President Rodrigo Duterte to trumpet strength of relations with Republic of Korea

President Rodrigo Duterte to trumpet strength of relations with Republic of Korea According to Abella, the Philippines is among the first nations in the world and the first among Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States to…


Palace assures ‘War on Drugs’ adheres to rule of law

Palace assures ‘War on Drugs’ adheres to rule of law Roque urged the law enforcers to follow due process in the war against drugs that President Rodrigo R. Duterte started right after his inauguration in June 2016 Malacañang on Tuesday…


President Rodrigo Duterte counts on San Beda graduates to contribute to PHL progress

President Rodrigo Duterte counts on San Beda graduates to contribute to PHL progress The President stated that the graduates have done a great job in channeling their passions into endeavors that enrich their respective vocations President Rodrigo…


Palace to cushion impact of surging global oil prices

Palace to cushion impact of surging global oil prices Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. relayed the President’s assurance that the government is not taking the oil price hike crisis sitting down. Malacañang on Monday, May 28, said the Duterte…


President Rodrigo Duterte meets new Indonesian Envoy in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Duterte meets new Indonesian Envoy in Malacañang President Duterte said he was glad that the former governor of North Sulawesi was designated as ambassador to the Philippines Indonesia’s new ambassador to the Philippines Dr.…


Palace vows fast action in Marawi rehab, Cabinet targets approved master plan in June

Palace vows fast action in Marawi rehab, Cabinet targets approved master plan in June The Cabinet Secretary noted that the government’s priority right now is to restore normalcy in the lives of displaced Filipinos affected by the siege adding that…


Palace: Boracay closure raises urgency to improve businesses’ environmental compliance

Palace: Boracay closure raises urgency to improve businesses’ environmental compliance Roque noted that the island’s closure paved the way for government to detect which business owners have been violating environmental laws by directly…