The Malacañang Palace conveyed its birthday greetings to the Chief Executive through the Philippine News Agency as President Rodrigo Duterte celebrates his 74th birthday today. The Palace wishes the President a “sound mind” and a “sound body” to help him finish the goals he has set for the country. “Destiny designed your name: Rodrigo Roa… Read more »
An executive order drafted by the Department of Health (DOH) was expected to be signed by President Duterte last week, prompting for smoker to not smoke in public, and only in designated smoking areas.
Charoen Pokphad Group (CP Group), Thailand’s largest agricultural company is planning on to introduce a $2 billion investment on its pork and chicken production in the Philippines, in the next five years according to Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol.
President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the release of the P1,000 monthly increment for retirees, survivors and permanent and partial disability pensioners.
The visit will be on March 22, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Royal Thai Navy Hall in Bangkok.
Statement of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand on social media harassment of journalists in the Philippines
“Journalists should be allowed to do their jobs without being subjected to hate campaigns and incitements to attack them, on social media or anywhere else.”
Themed “Duterte and Philippine drug wars – Thaksin redux?” will be attended by panelists including former Filipino Congressman Walden Bello, BBC journalist Jonathan Head and other human rights advocates.
Following the directive of President Duterte to streamline processes in the deployment of OFWs, the POEA will no longer require qualified OFWs from getting a new OEC effective Sept 15, 2016.
“It can be easily accessed especially by OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) and Filipinos all over the world.”
They promised to bring down the national crime rate by half within one year through an “intensified and aggressive” national anti-crime campaign targeting the country’s identified crime spots.