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School year starts July 29; no Saturday classes
by Alexis Romero - May 23, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos has approved the gradual return to the old June-to-March school calendar following concerns that the present schedule makes students and teachers vulnerable to the extreme heat of the summer mo...
Marcos okays return to old school calendar
by Alexis Romero - May 23, 2024 - 12:00am
President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. has approved the gradual return to the old June to March school calendar following concerns that the present schedule makes students and teachers vulnerable to the extreme heat of...
Marcos wants Philippines to become hub for smart manufacturing
by Alexis Romero - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippines is counting on its strengths and engagements to transform its economy into a regional hub for smart and sustainable manufacturing and services, President Marcos said, as he urged investors to unlock...
DFA: China’s rule on trespassing foreigners inconsistent with UNCLOS
by Alexis Romero - May 22, 2024 - 12:00am
China’s rule allowing the detention of foreigners believed to have trespassed what it claims to be its borders is inconsistent with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Department of Foreign...
Marcos hits past administrations for ‘inaction’ in Yolanda areas
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The past two administrations had done “nothing” to rehabilitate areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda, President Marcos said yesterday.
Marcos confident Eastern Visayas insurgency defeated during his term
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos yesterday expressed optimism that the communist rebellion in Eastern Visayas – a region with areas that have been labeled as insurgency hotbeds – would be defeated within...
President Marcos transfers crop insurance corporation to DA
by Alexis Romero - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos has transferred the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) from the Department of Finance (DOF) to the Department of Agriculture (DA) and has made changes to its composition as part of the government’s...
‘PFP-NPC alliance not marriage of convenience’
by Alexis Romero - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos yesterday clarified that his party, Partido Federal ng Pilipinas, and the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) merely formalized their alliance as both political parties have been helping each...
Apprehending 'trespassers' will escalate South China Sea dispute — Zubiri
by Alexis Romero - May 19, 2024 - 4:28pm
Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri said China would only worsen the situation in the region if it makes good its threat to apprehend “trespassers” in the South China Sea.
President Marcos blasts ‘blatant attempts at destabilization’
by Alexis Romero - May 19, 2024 - 9:00am
President Marcos yesterday cited the need to stand up to what he described as “blatant attempts of destabilization” and efforts to remain in a “disappearing past” as rumors of a supposed plot...
NPC forges alliance with President Marcos Partido Federal
by Alexis Romero - May 19, 2024 - 12:00am
More than a week after forging an alliance with the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD), the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP), the party of President Marcos, formed yet another partnership, this...
‘We will vigorously defend what is ours’
by Alexis Romero - May 19, 2024 - 12:00am
The country will “vigorously defend what is ours,” President Marcos told graduating military cadets yesterday in a thinly veiled reference to mounting tensions with China, which has become more brazen...
MVP OK’s water supply restoration in CDO
by Alexis Romero - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Business tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan has agreed to restore water supply in Cagayan de Oro while the government is looking for solutions to water supply woes in the city, President Marcos said yesterday.
NTF-ELCAC won’t be abolished, says Marcos
by Alexis Romero - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos yesterday rejected calls to abolish the government’s anti-insurgency task force, saying it has lessened the security risks posed by communist rebels and has provided assistance to those who...
Marcos Jr. won’t allow destabilizers during his watch
by Alexis Romero - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
With rumors of an ouster plot swirling, President Marcos yesterday vowed not to allow any move to destabilize the government as he called on the military to remain loyal to the country.
Confess to Kidapawan radioman’s slay, suspect told
by Alexis Romero - May 16, 2024 - 12:00am
The suspected gunman in the killing of a Kidapawan broadcaster has been asked to cooperate with authorities or “rot in jail.”
Marcos, AFP discuss marine defense
by Alexis Romero - May 16, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos and military officials tackled the Comprehensive Archipelagic Defense Concept during a command conference at Malacañang on Tuesday.
LTO vows to address backlog on license cards, plates
by Alexis Romero - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
The Land Transportation Office yesterday issued more than 100 show-cause orders to vehicle dealers who failed to release license plates to motorists within the prescribed period as the LTO vowed to eliminate...
Marcos bullish on new era of shipbuilding in Philippines
by Alexis Romero - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos expressed optimism yesterday that the investments to be generated by the partnership of global firm Cerberus and shipbuilder Hyundai would enhance Subic’s position as a “hotspot”...
Marcos, security officials eye stronger air force
by Alexis Romero - May 14, 2024 - 12:00am
President Marcos and security officials yesterday tackled programs aimed at strengthening the capabilities of the Philippine Air Force amid simmering tensions with Beijing.
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