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President Duterte Welcomes New Ambassadors

President Duterte Welcomes New Ambassadors.....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuSep 14th, 2017

Rody welcomes envoys from Serbia, SoKor, Tanzania

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte welcomed last Wednesday the newly appointed ambassadors of Serbia, South Korea and Tanzania, receiving their credenti.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

President Duterte Welcomes New Ambassadors

President Duterte Welcomes New Ambassadors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 14th, 2017

DOTr welcomes Duterte’s move to fire Asec. Mark Tolentino 

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) welcomedon Mondaythe decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to fire its Assistant Secretary for Railways Mark Tolentino. In a statement, the agency said that firing Tolentino was only right "due to questionable dealings and unfairly involving the first family with matters regarding the Mindanao Railway Project (MRP)." READ: Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino The DOTr also stressed that namedropping and seeking the assistance of Duterte, his family, or any other "influential individual," either for government projects or for personal gain, would "never be tolerated." "The DOTr, under the leadership of Secretary Arthur Tugade, does not...Keep on reading: DOTr welcomes Duterte’s move to fire Asec. Mark Tolentino .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Labor group welcomes added benefits but worried over SIF sustainability

AN ORDER issued last week by the President increasing workers’ benefits has been welcomed by a labor group, but warned against the potential impact on the State Insurance Fund (SIF). President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed on May 8 Executive Order 54 (EO 54) increasing the benefits of disabled workers from the private sector and qualified […] The post Labor group welcomes added benefits but worried over SIF sustainability appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Palace Welcomes Duterte’s Inclusion in Time Magazine’s Cover Photo

  Malacañang on Friday attributed the inclusion of President Rodrigo R. Duterte on the cover photo and top story of Time Magazine to his strong and decisive leadership. “Regardless of slant, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has demonstrated strong and decisive leadership – a quality appreciated by Filipinos as evidenced by the Chief Executive’s high satisfaction, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Philippines welcomes Kuwait overture in labor dispute

The Philippines on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait in a migrant labor row, days after its president, Rodrigo Duterte, announced a permanent ban on workers going to the Persian Gulf sta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

DFA welcomes Kuwait’s bid to ease tension

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait in a migrant labor row, days after President Rodrigo Duterte announced a permanent ban on Filipino workers going to the Gulf state. The dispute, simmering for months, erupted last week when Kuwait expelled the Philippine ambassador over videos of embassy staff helping Filipino workers flee allegedly abusive bosses in Kuwait. But Kuwait sought to calm the crisis after the President said on Sunday that he was making permanent the ban on deployment which he had issued in February when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her bosses' freezer. Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Nasser...Keep on reading: DFA welcomes Kuwait’s bid to ease tension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Palace welcomes DU30 poll rating

MALACAÑANG yesterday welcomed the latest survey showing the majority of Filipinos continue to trust President Rodrigo Duterte who has been repeatedly criticized here and abroad for some of his policies especially the war on drugs. Duterte secured a net trust rating of +65 following a survey conducted by the Social….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Villanueva welcomes Duterte s plan to certify End of Endo bill as urgent

April 19, 2018. Senator Joel Villanueva on Thursday welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to certify as a priority bill Senate Bill No. 1116 or the proposed End of Endo Act. According to Villanueva, chair of the Senate committee on labor, employment, and human resources development, the committee is already… Source link link: Villanueva welcomes Duterte's plan to certify 'End of Endo' bill as urgent.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Welcome home

 President Rodrigo Duterte welcomes Pahima Algasi, returning overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and her family during a meeting at the Coco’s South Bistro Restaurant in Davao City on April 14, 2018. The President expressed his happiness over the resolution of the case of Algasi who was allegedly abused by her employer in the Kingdom of Saudi […] The post Welcome home appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Bam: Opposition welcomes Duterte decision on Aguirre resignation

        Senator Bam Aquino on Thursday said that the opposition was one with President Rodrigo Duterte after he accepted the resignation of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.   Duterte, during a speech in Malacaang, announced that he has accepted Aguirre's resignation. The president then appointed Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra as Aguirre's replacement.   "Natutuwa tayo at nagkakaisa ang oposisyon at ang Pangulo saisyung ito [We are glad that the opposition and the President are one in this issue]," Aquino said in a statement.   "Sa mata ng taumbayan, pawala na nang pawala ang kredibilidadni dat...Keep on reading: Bam: Opposition welcomes Duterte decision on Aguirre resignation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Palace welcomes ‘Walk for Life’ event

Malacaang Palace welcomedon Saturdaythe "Walk for Life" event organized by religious groups despite the fact that pressing issues against the Duterte administration were tackled. "As we all know, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is open to constructive criticism," Roque said in a statement. "He allows everyone, including the protesters, to fully exercise their right to express their grievances within the bounds of the law." "Today's Walk for Life is a testament that democracy and freedom are very much alive in the Philippines," Roque added. He then thanked the Church leaders for cooperating with the authorities during the event that led to a peaceful gathering. The event sta...Keep on reading: Palace welcomes ‘Walk for Life’ event.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Demafelis’ suspected killer nabbed in Lebanon

The principal suspect in the gruesome murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait more than a year ago is now in the custody of authorities in Lebanon, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday evening.   Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said he had informed President Duterte about the arrest of Nader Essam Assaf, a Lebanese, who together with his wife, Mona, a Syrian, are the principal suspects in the brutal torture and murder of Demafelis, 29, from Sara, Iloilo.   "The President welcomes the news that Nader Essam Assaf is now in the hands of authorities in Lebanon. Assaf's arrest is a critical first step in our quest for ju...Keep on reading: Demafelis’ suspected killer nabbed in Lebanon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Duterte welcomes home over 100 OFWs from Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait who arrived in Manila the night before Valentine's Day got an early message of love from none other than President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte personally welcomed them at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Tuesday, February 13. "I'd ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Poe on fake news bill, Mercado on frigates probe, Basyang slows down | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Senator Grace Poe defends her bill that would punish government employees who share 'fake news,' saying they should be held to a higher standard.  Ousted Philippine Navy chief Ronald Mercado says he welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte's call for an 'open and transparent public hearing' to probe the controversial P16-billion project to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Ousted PH Navy chief welcomes transparent frigates probe

MANILA, Philippines – Ousted Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado said he welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte's call for an "open and transparent public hearing" to probe the controversial P16-billion project to acquire two warships. (READ: Duterte rejects executive session for Bong Go in frigate hearing ) "I'm happy his instruction is for an open and transparent hearing.... I support ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

Duterte welcomes surrender of NDF spokesperson and NPA medic wife

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) — President Rodrigo Duterte may not remember this but the spokesperson of the National Democratic Front (NDF) Far South Mindanao Region who surrendered Monday and was presented to him on Saturday at the Matina Enclaves here shared the stage with him in Tulunan, North Cotabato on April 26, 2016, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Welcome home

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomes Noel Legaspi alias Ka Efren Aksasato, spokesperson of the National Democratic Front’s Far South Mindanao Region, and his wife Wendy who surrendered on January 15 and were presented to the President at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on January 20, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Sison welcomes Duterte’s ‘one-on-one talk’ offer; Dureza says “let’s wait”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /15 January) — Prof. Jose Ma. SIson, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front (NDF) and founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte for a one-on-one talk with him. In a press statement dated January 14, Sison welcomed “the positive […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

De Lima welcomes 2 US senators’ appeal to uphold human rights

Opposition Sen. Leila de Lima on Wednesday welcomed the appeal of US Senators John McCain and Benjamin Cardin for President Donald Trump to reaffirm their country's commitment to human rights at home and abroad.   De Lima thanked the senators for addressing the deteriorating human rights situation across the world, including the wave of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.   "I thank the two good senators for boldly raising the importance of upholding human rights and the rule of law while other public officials choose to be mum on the matter," De Lima, who has been given international recognition as a human right...Keep on reading: De Lima welcomes 2 US senators’ appeal to uphold human rights.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017