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Duterte Opens ’18 Palaro in Ilocos Sur

For the second year in a row, President Rodrigo R. Duterte made an appearance in the opening ceremonies of the Palarong Pambansa. Duterte came to the Quirino Stadium here on Sunday to declare the 2018 edition of the annual sports meet open. In his speech, Duterte sees the “Palaro” as an avenue to mold the […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuApr 16th, 2018

President Duterte opens the 2018 Palarong Pambansa

BANTAY, Ilocos Sur, April 16 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte spearheaded on Sunday, April 15, the opening ceremony of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa held at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium her.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

President Duterte opens the 2018 Palarong Pambansa

BANTAY, Ilocos Sur, April 16 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte spearheaded on Sunday, April 15, the opening ceremony of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa held at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium her.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Ilocos Sur eyes best Palaro

VIGAN CITY—The heritage province of Ilocos Sur is pulling all stops to make the 61st edition of the Palarong Pambansa the best ever even as President Rodrigo R. Duterte graces the opening rites at the Quirino Stadium today (April 15). Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Singson said: “We just don’t want….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Davao City to host Palarong Pambansa 2019

ILOCOS SUR, Philippines (UPDATED) – Davao City, the stronghold of President Rodrigo Duterte, is the host of Palarong Pambansa 2019. Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones announced this in a press conference held in Vigan City on Saturday, April 14. "The winner of the bidding process that the Palaro ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Duterte on ex-COA commissioner Mendoza: She can t lecture me

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte slammed former Commission on Audit (COA) commissioner Heidi Mendoza for defending the agency  against his threat that its auditor in Ilocos Norte must be pushed  down the stairs. Duterte, in a speech on Wednesday, September 19, in front of barangay officials, said Mendoza is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Ompong, Duterte on Mendoza, Bert and Ernie | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The number of people killed during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong, International name Mangkhut climbs to 81, Wednesday, September 19. President Rodrigo Duterte slams former COA commissioner Heidi Mendoza for defending the agency against his threat to push its auditor in Ilocos Norte down the stairs. Budget Secretary Benjamin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

6 times COA reported on key Duterte concerns, advocacies

MANILA, Philippines – On Sunday, September 16, in a room full of public officials, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed the Commission on Audit (COA) "has not contributed to national development." This is apart from his threat to throw an Ilocos Norte auditor down the stairs and his assertion that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Ilocos Norte to Get Gov’t Aid After Ompong’s P1.9b Damage on Agriculture

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday, September 16, emphasized that the government’s efforts in rebuilding the Ilocos region after Typhoon ‘Ompong’ will prioritize the agricultural sector. This directive was given during the Chief Executive’s visit to the Provincial Capitol in Laoag City. President Duterte together with his cabinet secretaries had a situation briefing with the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Duterte jokes: Push COA auditor in Ilocos Norte down the stairs

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte joked that the Commission on Audit (COA) auditor in Ilocos Norte should be pushed down the stairs so he would not be able to report on the local government's transactions. Duterte made the statement on Sunday, September 16, at the prodding ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Duterte calls on local execs to defy stupid COA circulars

President Rodrigo Duterte has called on local officials to defy “stupid” Commission on Audit circulars, even went as far as telling Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos to push a COA employee by the stairs.   Source link link: Duterte calls on local execs to defy 'stupid' COA circulars.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Duterte to visit Cagayan, Ilocos

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will visit typhoon-ravaged Tuguegarao City in Cagayan and Laoag City in Ilocos Norte Sunday afternoon, Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go said. Presidential Political Adviser Francis Tolentino on Sunday said 25 people died from the onslaught of typhoon Ompong that made landfall in Baggao, Cagayan before dawn on Saturday. The [...] The post Duterte to visit Cagayan, Ilocos appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Imee: Nothing wrong when Duterte says Marcoses make ideal presidents

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos sees nothing wrong with President Rodrigo Duterte's frequent mentioning of two Marcoses --- her brother former Senator Bongbong Marcos and their father former President Ferdinand Marcos --- when he talks of ideal presidents. According to her, it only reflects that the president wants "someone else," not the incumbent Vice President, to lead the country if ever he steps down from office. "It's (Duterte's endorsement) is also an endorsement of the Escudero family, the Cayetano family, it's very clear that the president would prefer someone else, that's all," Marcos told reporters in an ambush interview after a forum on Friday. "It's the president'...Keep on reading: Imee: Nothing wrong when Duterte says Marcoses make ideal presidents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Mayor Sara Asks Support for Jinggoy, Imee, Karlo in 2019 Polls

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Thursday endorsed the candidacies of former Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, and Davao City 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles in the 2019 polls. Mayor Sara made the endorsement during the Mandaue City 49th Charter Day Celebration at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. “I won’t […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Sara to Mandaue City locals: Support Estrada, Marcos, Nograles in 2019 polls

  CEBU CITY -- Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio asked for the support of Mandauehanons in next year's senatorial race.   But not for herself.   Instead, the President's daughter had asked the support of Mandaue City residents and officials for the candidacy of three senatorial bets --- former Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos, and incumbent Davao City 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles.   Speaking at the 49th Charter Day Celebration of Mandaue City at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex on Thursday afternoon, Duterte-Carpio reiterated that she will not be running for senator in the 2019 elections.   "...Keep on reading: Sara to Mandaue City locals: Support Estrada, Marcos, Nograles in 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Showcase for Cagayan s best, finest opens

Often seen as paling in comparison to the Ilocos and the Cordilleras, and known to many Filipinos only as the place that usually registers the country's highest temperatures, Cagayan Valley no.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Drug surrenderee in Duterte’s watchlist slain; P6.2-million shabu seized

A drug suspect in President Duterte’s watchlist was killed by unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants in Barangay Nanguneg, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur on Thursday. Source link link: Drug surrenderee in Duterte’s watchlist slain; P6.2-million shabu seized.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Solid North to form alliance with Hugpong Party, says Imee

  DIGOS CITY --- Expect the Marcos bailiwick in the so-called Solid North to join forces with the Duterte power base in the South in next year's midterm elections, according to a daughter of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.   Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos was referring to a likely alliance between northern Luzon politicians under the Marcos wing and the rising Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HnP) Mindanao regional party of President Duterte's daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte.   Marcos, a consistent face in Hugpong gatherings, finally joined the HnP on Monday. She was sworn in by Mayor Duterte, along with presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.   Th...Keep on reading: Solid North to form alliance with Hugpong Party, says Imee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

SONA ni Duterte, tinuligsa ng rebong grupo

BAGUIO CITY — Sa magkahiwalay na pahayag, sinabi ng mga tagapagsalita ng Kabataang Makabayan-Ilocos at Lejo Cawilan Command (LCC) ng New People’s Army- Kalinga na pawang kasinungalingan ang tinuran ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa kanyang nakaraang State of the Nation Address (SONA). Ayun sa kanila, wala umanong makabuluhang pagbabago sa loob ng dalawang taong pamumuno nito......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

JBC opens nomination for SC post vacated by Ombudsman Martires

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has opened the nomination for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court replacing newly-appointed Ombudsman Samuel Martires. Martires has filed for an early retirement which was already granted by the high court's en banc after he was chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte to replace Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales whose term ended last July 26. The JBC, in its announcement, said applications or recommendations with a letter of acceptance and other documentary requirements must be submitted on or before September 3, 2018. The rules require applicants to submit documentary requirements, including their complete sworn statements of assets, liabilitie...Keep on reading: JBC opens nomination for SC post vacated by Ombudsman Martires.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Imee, Imelda, solons gather at Sara’s ‘thank-you lunch’ for Arroyo

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos and her mother Imelda Marcos were among the guests at the “thanksgiving” lunch thrown by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for new Speaker of the House Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in a Quezon City hotel on Monday. Source link link: Imee, Imelda, solons gather at Sara’s ‘thank-you lunch’ for Arroyo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018