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Freedom is only as strong as our resolve to stay free: PRRD
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Freedom is only as strong as our resolve to stay free: PRRD

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday led the 121st Independence Day rites at the Lanao del Sur military camp, reminding Filipinos that freedom is only as strong as the resolve to remain free. “It was here in Malabang, Lanao del Sur that then Acting President, Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos, was executed by the Japanese...

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PRRD’s 2019 Japan trip nets PHP288-B in business deals

MANILA — At least PHP288.804 billion worth of business agreements and letters of intent were signed between the Philippines and Japan on the sidelines of President Rodrigo Duterte’s working visit to Japan. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Wednesday said the 26 signed agreements show Japanese business leaders’ confidence in the Philippines as an “investor haven.” “These...

Palace: 2019 budget’s vetoed provisions ‘unconstitutional’
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Palace: 2019 budget’s vetoed provisions ‘unconstitutional’

By Azer Parrocha/Philippine News Agency MANILA — The PHP95.3 billion vetoed items of appropriations under the PHP3.8-trillion national budget for this year which has been signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday are “unconstitutional”, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo was referring to, among others, the PHP75 billion last-minute insertions made by the House of...