Palace: President Duterte Sets Emergency Meeting With IATF, Infectious Disease Experts

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President Duterte would have an emergency meeting with the IATF and infectious disease experts, according to Malacañang. Malacañang on Friday said that President Rodrigo Duterte would have an emergency meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and infectious disease experts on Saturday. This, as the President, together with the government’s COVID-19 task force and infectious … Read more

President Duterte Wants To Make RT-PCR Testing Free

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President Duterte wanted to make RT-PCR testing free. President Rodrigo Duterte wanted Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to form a plan on how to make COVID-19 testing free for Filipinos. It was recalled that President Duterte recently issued an order to put a price ceiling or regulation on COVID-19 RT-PCR testing because some firms was … Read more

President Duterte Plans To Bring Back The Use Of Police Batons

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President Duterte planned to bring back the use of police batons. During his televised address on Monday night, President Rodrigo Duterte planned to bring back the use of police batons next year. This, as he announced that the government intended to procure rubber batons for the Philippines’ police force next year in order to enhance … Read more

President Duterte OKs 2020 Investment Priorities Plan

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President Duterte approved 2020 Investment Priorities Plan. President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday had approved the 2020 Investment Priorities Plan as the country aimed to overcome the impact of the pandemic. This, as President Duterte signed the plan on Wednesday, according to Memorandum Order No. 50 s. 2020. High on the government’s investment agenda were activities … Read more

President Duterte To Address The Nation On November 17, Says Palace

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President Duterte was set to address the nation on November 17, Says Palace Malacañang on Monday said that President Rodrigo Duterte was scheduled to address the nation tomorrow evening, November 17, 2020. In a Twitter post from CNN Philippines, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that the President will address the nation tomorrow. Roque said during … Read more

Palace To Critics: ‘No need to ask where the President is’


Palace to critics: “No need to ask where the President is“ Malacañang lashed out at critics of President Duterte for making #NasaanAngPangulo a trending topic anew at the height of Typhoon “Ulysses”, saying that there’s no need to ask where the President was. This, as Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. lamented that the political opposition … Read more

President Duterte Virtually Attends 37th ASEAN Summit

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President Duterte virtually attended 37th ASEAN Summit. President Rodrigo Duterte virtually attended the opening ceremony of the 37th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. This, as the 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits were hosted by Vietnam and centered on the theme “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN“. This year’s Summit focused on the further enhancement … Read more

#NasaanAngPangulo Trends On Twitter Anew As Filipinos Now Looking For President Duterte

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#NasaanAngPangulo now trending on Twitter #NasaanAngPangulo became one of the trending topics on Twitter anew as Filipinos online started to look for the President again. Typhoon “Ulysses” hit some parts of the Philippines on Thursday morning. The said hashtag became one of the trending topics on Twitter in the Philippines along with trending hashtags #UlyssesPH, … Read more

Duterte ‘Most Likely’ To Declare Three Typhoon-Hit Regions Under State Of Calamity, Says Palace

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President Duterte was “most likely” to declare three typhoon-hit regions under state of calamity, says Palace. Malacañang on Monday said that President Rodrigo Duterte was “most likely” to place three typhoon-hit regions under a state of calamity. The typhoon-hit regions that will “most likely” be placed under a state of calamity were Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and … Read more

People ‘Enjoying’ White Sand At Manila Bay, Says President Duterte

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People were “enjoying” the white sand at Manila Bay, according to President Duterte. President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said that people were “enjoying” the view of Manila Bay that has white dolomite sand in it. Also, the President congratulated Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on the developments in the reclaimed area. President Duterte recalled that he … Read more