Duterte team calls for revival of mining industry

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter 06/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines –Outgoing President Duterte’s economic team has pushed for the revival of the mining industry—sidelined these past few years by the lack of a fiscal regime as well as policy continuity—to generate more jobs and develop…

Duterte doubles incentives of SEA Games medalists

Dale Rosal 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte doubled the cash incentives for the Filipino athletes who won medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Vietnam. This was announced on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, through the…

Transport groups in Cebu to President Duterte: Thank you for helping us

Futch Anthony Inso 05/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Transport groups here in Cebu have expressed their gratitude to outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte for the programs that the government has implemented that have benefited their sector. In an open letter from the…

Sanction countries not reducing carbon emissions – Duterte

Daphne Galvez 05/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Countries that fail to reduce their carbon emissions as they had promised should be sanctioned, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday in his weekly taped “Talk to the People” briefing. “Unless the industrialized countries…

Duterte to Comelec: Probe alleged electoral fraud, disabuse people’s minds

Daniza Fernandez 05/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to look into election fraud allegations and disabuse the minds of those making the allegations. Duterte believes that there is no cheating amid the canvassing…

President Duterte cites Legarda for gov’t workers pay hike, free college education

Doris C. Bongcac 05/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Citing notable contributions of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda like the salary hike for soldiers and policemen, universal healthcare, free college education and irrigation for farmers, President Rodrigo Duterte said the veteran lawmaker was…

Historic Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway opens today

04/27/2022

The engineering marvel and Cebu’s newest icon, Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), will be finally inaugurated in an opening ceremony on Monday, April 27, 2022. The opening of the 8.9-kilometer CCLEX will be led by President Rodrigo Duterte.…

Duterte dances with daughter Kitty on her 18th birthday

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 04/10/2022

CEBU, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte showed that he was a proud dad as he danced with his youngest daughter, Veronica “Kitty” Duterte, Saturday night, April 9, during the celebration of her 18th birthday in Davao City.…

‘Anak is anak is anak’: President Duterte supports Sara’s VP bid 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – He may not be endorsing any successor yet, but President Rodrigo Duterte pledged his support for the Vice Presidential bid of his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. In a speech during the…

Rama and Barug bets get Duterte’s endorsement

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, Councilor Raymond Garcia, and other Partido Barug candidates were officially endorsed by President Rodrigo Duterte on March 31, 2022. Rama and Garcia, who are vying for mayor and…

Duterte’s Lapu-Lapu visit goes smoothly

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Lapu-Lapu City have not recorded any major incident during the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, March 31, 2022, adding that the event went successful in terms of security. This…

Cebu officials to also attend PDP-Laban rally in Lapu-Lapu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several local officials in Cebu are expected to attend the first grand rally of the ruling party Partido Demokratikong Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Thursday, March 31. According to local organizers,…

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