Romualdez’s office confirms Vinny Marcos an ‘intern’ for House Speaker

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 01/30/2023

MANILA, Philippines — William Vincent “Vinny” Marcos, son of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., is currently an intern for House of Representatives Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, the latter’s office confirmed on Monday. Romualdez’s office released a statement confirming…

VP Sara plays fortune-teller, sees grandchild for BBM in 2023

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 01/01/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Sara Duterte played fortune teller recently and predicted that her 2022 elections running mate, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, will be a grandfather this year. In a vlog uploaded on Marcos Jr.’s YouTube…

Marcos Jr. certifies as urgent Maharlika Investment Fund bill

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 12/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has certified as urgent House Bill (HB) No. 6608, which seeks to establish a sovereign wealth fund for the country, the House of Representatives said. During Thursday’s session, just after the…

Marcos backs Maharlika fund: ‘We need added investment’

Nestor Corrales 12/12/2022

BRUSSELS — For the first time, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has publicly expressed support for the controversial Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) that seeks to establish a P275 billion sovereign wealth fund. Speaking to reporters aboard PR001 en…

US VP Kamala Harris arrives in Manila for economic, security meetings

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 11/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — United States Vice President Kamala Harris has arrived in Manila for a series of engagements, including meetings with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on the economic and security ties between the two countries and a…

PBBM wants to revive Cebu railway, vows to implement BRT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu might finally have its railway system back, and see the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the flesh as President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. vowed to improve public transport in the…

Bongbong Marcos to Congress: Make ROTC mandatory in senior high school

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has called on Congress to pass a law mandating the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program for senior high school students. In his first State of the Nation Address (Sona)…

Bongbong Marcos arrives at Batasan for first Sona

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. arrived at the Batasan Pambansa in Quezon City on Monday afternoon for his first State of the Nation Address (Sona). Marcos Jr. arrived at around 3:30 p.m. aboard a chopper.…

Rama to ask President Marcos to give Cebu City a new dam

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will request to President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. to give Cebu City a new water dam. In a statement posted at the Cebu City Public Information Office Facebook page…

Bongbong Marcos eyes transport fuel aid expansion to include tricycle drivers

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said his administration is eyeing to expand the distribution of the fuel subsidy for the transport sector to include tricycle drivers. The transport support was discussed during his first Cabinet…

Dino’s stint as OPAV Secretary ends

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Businessman Michael Lloyd Dino is no longer Secretary of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV). This, after President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., declared vacant certain positions in the departments,…

Liloan officials sworn into new roles

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several local officials in Liloan, Cebu were sworn in to their new roles following Liloan Mayor-elect Christina Frasco’s appointment as Tourism Secretary.  Vice Mayor-elect Aljew Fernando Frasco took his oath as the town’s…

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