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MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, signed a law the would establish the country’s first National Academy of Sports. Senator Win Gatchalian, one of the bill’s co-authors and co-sponsor, confirmed the signing of the law that would institutionalize an educational system in aid of the national sustainable sports program. The National Academy of Sports will be offering a full scholarship basis, secondary education to all natural-born Filipino citizens with


METRO MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte sent a warm video greeting message to his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, as she celebrated her 42nd birthday yesterday, May 31. In his message, Duterte said that when he first held Sara as a baby, He already knew back then that someday she will be a mayor of Davao City.He also encouraged her daughter to continue working hard and be true to


MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) has allocated P18 million for the clinical trials of Japanese anti-influenza drug Avigan on coronavirus patients, President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday (May 18). Around 80 to 100 patients are expected to undergo clinical trials. Avigan is an anti-flu medication approved for use in flu outbreaks in Japan. It has also been deployed to treat Ebola in the past. “The DOH, through its Advancing


METRO MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that if the country can’t stand on its own feet, it might as well choose between becoming a territory of the United States or a province of China The statement comes after Manila has pulled out its Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States. VFA allows Joint training operations of American and Filipino troops in Philippine territory. “ In the Republic

De Lima

In addition, De Lima said that with helping Matobato file the charges there was “nothing illegal or wrong.” Matobato, an alleged member of the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS), with former Davao City cop Arturo Lascañas, who previously testified that several Davao killings were the responsibility of the death squad. Likewise, De Lima slammed Sabio, saying he lost conviction due to his decision to withdraw his case against President Rodrigo

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President Rodrigo Duterte called on the Filipinos to be both supportive and helpful in ensuring a better future for the country. Duterte made a statement as he joined the Catholics in the celebration of the Black Nazarene Day. For generations, this dedication to the Nazarene, which achieves its highest expression in the annual Translation, continues to reinforce filipinos’ faith in times of court. Every year, millions of people gather for

Manila Water

Government-authored new water concession agreements have not yet hit Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. Inc. Last Tuesday, President Rodrigo Duterte offered water companies Maynilad and Manila Water new concession agreements that do not contain provisions that are allegedly detrimental to the government and the public. In the event that Maynilad and Manila Water refuse to accept new agreements, Duterte will order the cancelation of their current water


The government has sufficient funds to repatriate Filipinos from the Middle East in the midst of escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran, said Wednesday a Budget and Management Department official. Advertising Budget Assistant Secretary Rolando Toledo said that $1.8 billion was earmarked for repatriation in the 2020 national budget. Toledo has also said that the government has a contingency fund worth 13 billion. He has already directed the evacuation

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The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said it is using all the necessary means with Manila Water Company Inc. and Maynilad Water Services Inc. to develop a new 15-year concession contract to 2037. The DOJ plans to finalize its new concession agreements with Manila Water and Maynilad by the end of December. Earlier this month, in the 1997 government concession agreements with Maynilad and Manila Water, the Department of

President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte floated the possibility of enlisting military men to run water services operations in Metro Manila as he continued to slam the government’s concession agreements. Speaking Thursday at the birthday celebration of former Senate President Manny Villar in Las Piñas City, Duterte said he spoke before a gathering about the idea of a military takeover. He also warned of a warrantless arrest of people he suspected of economic