Law granting teachers P10,000 for supplies up for PBBM’s approval

06/01/2024

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday will sign a measure granting public school teachers an annual allowance of P10,000 starting next year, to offset their expenses in buying their own teaching supplies. The proposed “Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo (Support…

Partido Federal inks unity pact with NPC

Julie Aurelio 05/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Stressing that it is not a “marriage of convenience” in politics but a “need to unite for the greater good,” President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. led the signing of a pact between his political party…

Marcos to Duterte: ‘What did you compromise?’

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/14/2024

WASHINGTON, DC — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said he was convinced that former President Rodrigo Duterte entered into a secret deal with China on the West Philippine Sea and demanded that his predecessor come clean and disclose…

Marcos declares April 10 a regular holiday in view of Eid’l Fitr

Jean Mangaluz 04/07/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Palace declared Eid’l Fitr, or the Feast of Ramadhan, on Wednesday next week (April 10) a holiday. The Palace released to the media Proclamation No. 514 that contained the declaration. “Now, therefore, I,…

Yogi Ruiz joins Partido Federal ng Pilipinas 

Josh Almonte 04/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayoral aspirant Yogi Felimon Ruiz is now part of the political party of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Ruiz took his oath as a member of the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP) on…

Marcos to new PNP chief Marbil: Address terrorism, cybercrime

Jean Mangaluz 04/01/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday directed newly appointed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Major General Rommel Francisco Marbil to help the government address emerging threats to the country’s peace and order. During a…

Marcos grants clemency to 22 PDLs

Nestor Corrales 03/10/2024

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has granted executive clemency to 22 persons deprived of liberty (PDL), the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said on Saturday. BuCor said while 20 PDLs were granted commutations of sentences, two were given conditional…

Marcos tells Fil-Chinese community to reflect on past accomplishments

Luisa Cabato 02/10/2024

MANILA, Philippines —  President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. recognized the “heritage of the dragon” as the country marked the Chinese New Year on Saturday. In a message to the Filipino-Chinese community, Marcos encouraged reflection on the past year’s…

Rama on Duterte-Marcos word war: ‘It’s not fair to those who supported UniTeam’

Pia Piquero 02/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama could not help but express his dismay on the ongoing word war involving President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and former President Rodrigo Duterte. Rama said he finds the “tug-of-war”…

Marcos OKs military’s P2-trillion wish list for weapons, equipment

Francis Mangosing 01/29/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved the military’s revised wish list for new weaponry and equipment to shore up the country’s defenses against threats, in the face of a rapidly evolving regional security landscape.…

Marcos declares Feb. 9 a special non-working day for Chinese New Year

Jean Mangaluz 01/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has declared February 9, a Friday, as a special non-working day in the country for the celebration of Chinese New Year. The Palace issued Proclamation No. 453, making the declaration.…

Marcos’ Christmas message: Spread hope, reach out to people in need

Zacarian Sarao 12/24/2023

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday emphasized the importance of spreading hope during Christmas by reaching out to those in need. In his Christmas message, Marcos highlighted the significance of the special day for…

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