More foreign trips lined up for Marcos next year

Nestor Corrales 11/20/2022

BANGKOK — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is scheduled to attend the Asean-EU Summit in Belgium in December and embark on a state visit to China in January. On Saturday, Marcos accepted the invitation of Vietnamese President Nguyen…

Two trips left for Bongbong Marcos and his travel bug

Nestor Corrales 11/13/2022

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., who has admitted to having the travel bug, has two more official trips abroad before the year ends as he is scheduled to participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Thailand…

China PM meets Bongbong Marcos, vows cooperation based on respect for int’l law

Julie Aurelio 11/13/2022

PHNOM PENH—A day after President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. pushed for the completion of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said his country would work closely with nations in…

Gains in health, livelihood, peace highlight first 100 days – Marcos

John Eric Mendoza 10/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — “Kalusugan, Kabuhayan, Kapayapaan” (health, livelihood and peace). President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Saturday said advances in those areas were the highlights of his first 100 days in office. “They say that the first…

Day of exits: Angeles, Calida resign; Rodriguez out

Nestor Corrales 10/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s three-month-old administration lost three key officials in one day with the resignation of Commission on Audit (COA) Chair Jose Calida and Press Secretary Trixie Cruz Angeles, and an announcement of former Executive…

Palace: Marcos’ Singapore trip for F1 race ‘productive’

Jerome Aning, Julie Aurelio 10/04/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After days of remaining silent on reports that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was in Singapore over the weekend to watch the F1 Grand Prix, Malacañang finally issued a brief statement on social media on Monday,…

Bongbong Marcos commits to improving SSS services

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday said he is committed to improving the efficiency and productivity of the Social Security System  (SSS) “to improve the welfare” of the Filipino people. He issued the remark during…

Bongbong Marcos to take ‘slightly different’ approach in fight against drugs

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/24/2022

  NEW YORK CITY, United States — Looking at the current state of the illegal drugs problem in the Philippines, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday (Saturday Manila time) said that while he cannot stop the…

No PH-China territorial dispute; China claiming PH territory in SCS — Bongbong Marcos

Daphne Galvez 09/24/2022

NEW YORK CITY, United States — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) pointed out that the Philippines has no territorial dispute with China – it is China that is claiming Philippine territory in…

Only Marcos granted meeting with Biden; maritime dispute, other key issues tackled — Palace

Daphne Galvez 09/23/2022

NEW YORK CITY, United States – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is the only world leader to have met with US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the United Nations 77th General Assembly, Malacañang said Thursday,…

Marcos debunks myth of a well-planned path to presidency

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 09/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said that he wants to talk to people who think that his presidential bid was the outcome of a well-thought-out strategy, arguing that his group struggled against many stumbling blocks…

‘Sugar shortage to test Marcos admin’s mettle’

Doris Dumalao-Abadilla 09/05/2022

A recent policy flip-flop on sugar importation is the “first major misstep” of the Marcos administration as the sugar crisis continues to test the mettle of the new President in making sound economic policy decisions, according to…

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