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Duterte to grace BOSS Ironman Challenge

President Duterte will lead the flag off ceremonies for 500 participants of the BOSS Ironman Challenge-Mindanao leg firing off June 22 at the SM Lanang Premier in Davao City......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJun 14th, 2018

BOSS Ironman Challenge awaits PRD in Davao

President Rodrigo Duterte was invited to lead the opening ceremony of the 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge-Mindanao edition on June 22 in Davao City. According to Lito Flores, 2018 Ironman Challenge organizing committee chairman, Duterte, a motorcycle enthusiast, had been informed about the event. “The Chief Executive expressed interest in leading the opening rites,” says Lito… link: BOSS Ironman Challenge awaits PRD in Davao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

BOSS Ironman big boost to Minda tourism program

The BOSS Ironman Motorcycle Challenge held its first ever endurance run event in Mindanao recently, highlighting the region’s natural treasures and boosting the region’s tourism program......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

All set for 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge

More than 600 participants are set to roll off from Clark, Pampanga on January 13 all eyeing to be declared “Finishers” of the 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge XIII. Now on its 13th year, the 1,200-kilometer endurance motor sports event will now cover 10 scenic and historic provinces of the Northern Luzon Loop. Lito Flores, chairman [...] The post All set for 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

HPG, MMDA back BOSS Ironman Challenge

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group has thrown its full support to the 2018 BOSS Ironman Challenge, a 1,200-km enduranc.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Ironman Motorcycle Challenge fires off Jan 13

In keeping up with a time-honored tradition, participants of the BOSS Ironman Motorcycle Challenge XIII will take off from Clark, Pampanga on January 13 and complete the 1,200 kms of the Northern Luzon Loop. The event is expected to draw some 500-700 riders and car drivers not only in pursuit of fun and adventure, but [...] The post Ironman Motorcycle Challenge fires off Jan 13 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Roque makes U-turn by withdrawing defense of Duterte’s Korea kiss

Newly resigned presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has admitted that President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial public kiss with an overseas Filipino worker was “inappropriate,” months after defending the president’s actions. Roque during an interview with comedian Vice Ganda on the show “Gandang Gabi Vice” aired on Sunday evening admitted that he found his former boss widely-criticized kiss […] The post Roque makes U-turn by withdrawing defense of Duterte’s Korea kiss appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Poe: Suspend excise tax on fuel now, not in 2019

Senator Grace Poe on Sunday pressed for the immediate suspension of the excise tax on fuel, saying that the time to do it is "now or sooner." Poe was among the 17 senators who asked President Rodrigo Duterte, through a letter dated October 9, 2018, to support the proposed suspension of the said tax in Congress. READ: 17 senators ask Duterte to support suspension of excise tax on fuel "The time to suspend the excise tax increase is now or sooner, not in January 2019," she said in a statement. "That is per se allowed as a safeguard in the TRAIN Law under RA 10963," she said. Under the law, the government can only suspend the tax on fuel if international prices of the Dubai c...Keep on reading: Poe: Suspend excise tax on fuel now, not in 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Getting rid of corruption at the BOC through 1 - assessment

The Duterte administration's advocacy to get rid of corruption in government is a most welcome challenge for the current leadership in the Bureau of Customs who endeavor to rehabilitate the BO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Hit ‘em hard

Drug syndicates are apparently mocking President Rodrigo Duterte and his war against drugs — the centerpiece program of his administration that struck a resonant chord in the sentiment of the Filipino people and catapulted him into the presidency. The tell-tale sign of such challenge is that shabu is back in the streets with a vengeance. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

3rd telco plan hits a snag

The Duterte administration's third telco initiative received its first legal challenge a mere day after bidders were invited to participate, catching interested parties and the general public off-guard while casting a cloud over a selection process aimed at breaking the PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom duopoly.   NOW Telecom, which is part of a group that had signaled its interest to become the country's third mobile player, announced on Tuesday that it had sued the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) at the Manila Regional Trial Court last Oct. 8, or the same day it acquired selection documents from the NTC.   NOW, an affiliate of publicly listed NOW Corp., wan...Keep on reading: 3rd telco plan hits a snag.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Go, Duterte grace ADAS 2018

SPECIAL Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go joined President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in the opening ceremony of Asian Defense, Security and Crisis Management Exhibition and Conference (ADAS) at the World Trade Center on Thursday. ADAS is a three-day biennial defense exhibition organized by APAC Expo Pte. Ltd., which showcases product presentations and demonstrations […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

BJMP to get plane for transporting high-value criminals

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would provide a plane to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) for the safe transport of high-value criminals. Citing security reasons especially in Mindanao, Duterte said he would purchase the plane for BJMP before the year ends. The President made the pronouncement during the send-off ceremony for 250 newly purchased transport vehicles for BJMP at Camp Vicente Lim in Calamba, Laguna. During the ceremony, BJMP Chief Jail Director Deogracias Tapayan said the new cars will help ease the challenge of transporting persons deprived of liberty (PDL) during their court hearings. The new transport cars will be distributed to...Keep on reading: BJMP to get plane for transporting high-value criminals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Arrest of Trillanes aimed at silencing Duterte’s critics – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch, an international nongovernmental organization, slammed the Duterte administration on Tuesday over the arrest of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on what it labeled as "trumped-up charges" of rebellion in connection with the 2007 Manila Peninsula seige. READ:Arrest Trillanes -- Makati court "The arrest today of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is part of the persecution of critics of the Duterte administration, the latest in the relentless campaign to silence those who dared to challenge the president's murderous 'drug war'," the group said in a statement. It recalled the "demonization and eventual incarceration" of another staunch critic of the administration, Sen. Leil...Keep on reading: Arrest of Trillanes aimed at silencing Duterte’s critics – Human Rights Watch.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12 - INQUIRER.net

Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12 - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Grace Poe still top Senate bet; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in

If the midterm elections were held today, 17 individuals led by re-electionist Sen. Grace Poe have a statistical chance of winning a slot in the so-called Magic 12, according to survey firm Pulse Asia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Sara Duterte could rival Grace Poe for top spot in senatorial polls – Pimentel

Only Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio could rival Sen. Grace Poe in the top spot for the upcoming May 2019 elections. Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III issued this statement following the recent Pulse Asia senatorial pre-election survey, which showed Poe in the top spot with Duterte-Carpio on fifth. Poe garnered 70.1 percent voter preference and Carpio got 39.5 percent. In between them were Cynthia Villar with 57.7 percent, Pia Cayetano with 54.4 percent, and Nancy Binay with 50.6 percent. READ:Poe tops Pulse Asia 2019 senatorial pre-election survey "Ako nga ang personal opinion ko si Sara lang ang pwedeng makalaban kay Grace sa number one eh," Pimentel said in a radio...Keep on reading: Sara Duterte could rival Grace Poe for top spot in senatorial polls – Pimentel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Koko Pimentel s wedding ninongs: Duterte, Bong Go, Sotto, Pacquiao

In less than a month, reelectionist Senator Aquilino Pimentel III will tie the knot with his fiancée, Anna Kathryna Yu , and the big celebration – as expected – will include big names in politics. No less than President Rodrigo Duterte will grace the October 18 wedding of his ally at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Los Angeles Fil-Ams blast Duterte for attempt to arrest Trillanes

LOS ANGELES - Filipino Americans gathered for a prayer vigil in front of the Philippine Consulate to express support for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on September 8 following President Duterte's revocation of his amnesty for his role in coup attempts in 2003 and 2007 against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.   Trillanes' supporters condemned Proclamation No. 572 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 31 alleging that the former soldier-turned-lawmaker never complied the requirements for amnesty and must face arrest,   To defend himself and challenge Duterte, Senator Trillanes proved the legal documents to the media that he accepted the amnesty off...Keep on reading: Los Angeles Fil-Ams blast Duterte for attempt to arrest Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte lands in Jordan after ‘historic’ Israel visit

AMMAN --- President Rodrigo Duterte arrived hereon Wednesdaynight for a three-day official visit to Jordan, the first for a sitting Philippine president to visit this Arab nation. Duterte arrived at Queen Alia International Airport at around 10:17 p.m. (Philippine time) together with government officials after a four-day "historic" visit from Israel. The President is set to have a bilateral meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II to discuss areas of cooperation between the two countries. The President is also scheduled to grace a business forum here where he is expected to speak before Jordanian businessmen to attract more investors to the Philippines. He will likewise mee...Keep on reading: Duterte lands in Jordan after ‘historic’ Israel visit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Duterte in word war with Osmeña over Cebu’s problem with drugs, criminality

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmea has found himself at the receiving end of President Rodrigo Duterte's latest tirade. In his sixth and latest visit to Cebu to grace the 49th Mandaue City Charter Day Celebration on Thursday, the President criticized the mayor and called him "hubris" or someone with exaggerated self-pride. The rift started when Osmea allegedly accused the President as a drug protector and reportedly asked him not to dip his hands in Cebu City's affairs and efforts in the war against illegal drugs. "Hoy Tomas! Dili na ni panahon sa Katsila ha, kanang style nimo nga mura ka'g si kinsa. Taas kaayo ka manulti. Ingon pa ka nga ako protector ng shabu," the President said...Keep on reading: Duterte in word war with Osmeña over Cebu’s problem with drugs, criminality.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018