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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

Higher ethanol blend can keep fuel prices low – Imee Marcos

        MANILA, Philippines --- Increasing the ethanol blend in gasoline products can keep fuel prices in the country low, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos said on Tuesday.   She made this suggestion amid the impending implementation of the second round of fuel excise tax increase early next year. READ: Duterte approves 2nd round of fuel excise tax   "Given that ethanol is presently cheaper than gasoline, increasing the ethanol blend will result in cheaper ethanol-blended gasoline. Better still, this can be done without the need for additional legislation," she said in a statement.   Marcos said that increasing the ...Keep on reading: Higher ethanol blend can keep fuel prices low – Imee Marcos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Duterte opens new port seen to reduce need for trucks

  President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday opened the country's first container barge port, which he said would reduce the number of cargo truck trips in Metro Manila and suburban areas to just 140,000 a year.   The President also ordered the Department of Transportation (DOT) and other transport agencies to facilitate the safe and speedy transfer of cargo and thwart threats to shipping.   The President gave the order on Thursday at the inauguration of the Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT) in Tanza, Cavite.   "The efficient transport of cargo and goods to and from our ports is an important element in the supply chain," the President said in a prepare...Keep on reading: Duterte opens new port seen to reduce need for trucks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

Imelda Marcos back to work at House after posting bail | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos is back at the House of Representatives after failing to go to work during the week following her conviction for 7 counts of graft. Two opposition senators file a resolution calling for President Rodrigo Duterte to release the ‘definitive draft’ of the oil and gas deals with China before signing. Non-profit organization ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Duterte won’t interfere but may visit Imelda Marcos if jailed — Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not interfere in the graft conviction of Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos and may just visit her if she would go to jail, Malacañang said on…READ The post Duterte won’t interfere but may visit Imelda Marcos if jailed — Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Imelda Marcos pardon speculative – Palace

Concerns that President Duterte might grant pardon to former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos are “premature” and “speculative,” Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Imelda Marcos attends party with Arroyo, Sara Duterte hours after conviction | ABS-CBN News

Former First Lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Romualdez Marcos on Friday attended a party, hours after the Sandiganbayan 5th Division found her guilty of graft......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte has no hand in 3rd telco selection – Singson

Councilor Luis "Chavit" Singson of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, denied on Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte had a hand in the selection the country's third major telecommunications player and that he supported the selection of a firm involving Davao City-based businessman Dennis Uy. "Sinasabi ko po palagi nilang ginagamit yung pangalan ng Presidente. Di makikielam si Presidente dito," Singson said in an interview with AM radio station DZMM. [I'm saying that they're always using the President's name. The President will not meddle in this.] Last Wednesday, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) selected Mislatel as the third telco player which would go against rivals ...Keep on reading: Duterte has no hand in 3rd telco selection – Singson.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

President Duterte opens Philippines’ first ‘landport’ PITX – Manila Video

Pinangunahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang pagbubukas ng PITX kasama sina Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade, MWM Terminals President Louie Ferrer, Megawide Chairman Edgar Saavedra, Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez, at iba pang mga opisyales ng pamahalaan. Ang pagpapasinaya ng PITX ang magsisilbing hudyat ng opisyal na pagsisimula… link: President Duterte opens Philippines’ first ‘landport’ PITX – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte opens new integrated transport terminal

Duterte opens new integrated transport terminal.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Imee Marcos: No militarization in Duterte administration

TACLOBAN CITY - For the daughter of the late strongman, Ferdinand Marcos, there was no such thing as militarization under the Duterte administration.   Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos pointed out that the military officials appointed in various government positions were no longer in active military service.   She added that President Duterte preferred these retired military officials due to the mindset instilled while in the service: Follow orders without questions.   "Marami naman na general na nagretire na gusto-gusto i-appoint ni Presidente. Sa palagay ko,talagang gusto niya, aksyon agad at yung military, mabilis naman (There are a lot of retired general...Keep on reading: Imee Marcos: No militarization in Duterte administration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

Mindanao-Sabah barter trade to resume next year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 31 Oct) – The executive order signed on Monday by President Rodrigo Duterte reviving barter trade between Mindanao and Sabah in Malaysia will have to wait until January next year, when Malaysia opens its side for the renewal of centuries-old commercial ties between the two areas. Executive Order No. 64 was released […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

JBC opens applications for Duterte s next SC appointee

The Judicial and Bar Council has opened the call for applications for the President Rodrigo Duterte’s next appointee to the Supreme Court......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Tobacco farmers call FCC review

Tobacco farmers said they badly need funds to assist them in the transition Tobacco farmers in Ilocos Sur are asking President Rodrigo Duterte and lawmakers to probe a still unfinished infrastructure project in Vigan which they alleged is among the ghost projects in the province. In an open letter, the Federation of Tobacco Growers in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Roque trumpets pro-poor programs of Duterte admin

VIGAN CITY, Oct. 3 -- During the Ilocos Sur's BILEG Party - Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) Signing of Alliance Agreement on September 28 here, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque highlighted the pro-.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Duterte declares state of calamity in CAR, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon

MANILA, Philippines – To aid relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas struck by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut), President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of calamity in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and Central Luzon. He signed Proclamation No. 593 on Tuesday, September 25, but the document was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Imee Marcos ‘getting tired’ of commotion over Trillanes arrest

Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos is getting a "little tired" of the commotion surrounding the arrest order against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. "It's legal, it's legal. I'm a little tired of it," Marcos said in an interview with CNN Philippineson Thursdaywhen asked if she thinks the arrest order was right or wrong. "I think we should focus on really important issues like inflation," she said. Earlier in the week, the Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 ordered the arrest of the senator in connection with the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege. This happened weeks after President Rodrigo Duterte earlier revoked the amnesty granted to Trillanes by the previous administration. /ee ...Keep on reading: Imee Marcos ‘getting tired’ of commotion over Trillanes arrest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018