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President visits SKorea in June

Amid renewed tensions in the Korean Peninsula, President Rodrigo Duterte will make his first visit to South Korea next month, Malacañang confirmed on Saturday. In a radio interview, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said trade relations between the Philippines and South Korea would be high on the agenda of Duterte’s trip. “Kung hindi po ako [...] The post President visits SKorea in June appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netMay 26th, 2018

Sotto visits De Lima in jail

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Vicente Sotto III paid a quick visit to detained Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday, June 28, in Camp Crame. (READ: De Lima: One year of living and surviving in jail ) Sotto spent 37 minutes at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center. Sotto said he and De Lima talked about her status ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Duterte visits 10 wounded soldiers in Isabela

President Rodrigo Duterte visits to Camp Melchor F. Dela Cruz Station Hospital in Gamu town to check on the condition of 10 wounded-in-action soldiers. CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, June 22 (PIA) --Follow.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

President Duterte Visits Wake of Slain Isabela Town Police Chief

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, June 21, visited the wake of Mallig, Isabela Police Chief Senior Inspector Michael Angelo Tubaña who was killed during a drug operation. President Duterte arrived at the Isabela Police Office Philippine National Police Conference Hall here at 5:17 p.m. and was received by Isabela Governor Faustino Dy III, Ilagan City […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

SAP Bong Go visits AgSur

BUTUAN CITY, June 18 (PIA) - In time for the Naliyagan Festival celebration in the province of Agusan del Sur, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go visited the municipality of Prosperidad.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

PRES. DUTERTE VISITS ‘BEDROCK OF DRUGS’

By: Francis Allan L. Angelo  and Louine Hope Conserva FOR THE first time since his election more than two years ago, President Rodrigo Duterte visits Iloilo City, which he tagged as the “most shabulized” and “bedrock of illegal drugs,” today, June 20, 2018. Based on an advisory provided by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), Pres. Duterte […] The post PRES. DUTERTE VISITS ‘BEDROCK OF DRUGS’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

SAP Bong Go visits AgSur

BUTUAN CITY, June 18 (PIA) - In time for the Naliyagan Festival celebration in the province of Agusan del Sur, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go visited the municipality of Prosperidad.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Egyptian Envoy Visits EAC

The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Ahmed Abdelazziz Ezzat Hassan, paid a call to Emilio Aguinaldo College on June 5, 2018. He was met by the president of EAC, Dr. Jose Paulo E. Campos, and Dr. Ellen Salac, Vice President for Academic Affairs as well as Dr. Lorenzo C. Lorenzo, Vice [...] The post Egyptian Envoy Visits EAC appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visits E-Mart

SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday visited the headquarters of E-Mart Inc., South Korea's largest discount hypermarket chain, the retailer said. The chie.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Posthumous award

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (June 2) visits the wake of Corporal Nilo Donato, one of 11 soldiers killed in a government airstrike in Marawi City on May 31, following his visit to the 102nd Infantry Brigade in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.  The President gave Donato posthumous award and condoled with his bereaved family. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO &'160;.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2017

Pope visit to Central America highlights church ministry to migrants

GUATEMALA CITY --- When Pope Francis visits Panama this week, he arrives not only as the first Latin American pontiff to visit Central America but as perhaps the world's most prominent advocate for migrants at a time when migration has become a pressing political issue in the region and elsewhere. The Argentine-born son of Italian immigrants has long held the issue dear to his heart and has signaled that it will be a central theme during the trip, which comes as the latest caravan of Central Americans is wending its way toward the US-Mexico frontier and President Donald Trump's promised border wall has led to the longest government shutdown in the country's history. Francis' em...Keep on reading: Pope visit to Central America highlights church ministry to migrants.....»»

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Duterte visits Henry Sy Sr s wake

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte visited the wake of late tycoon Henry Sy Sr on Sunday, January 20. Duterte was joined by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, his spokesperson Salvador Panelo, and former aide Bong Go. Duterte was welcomed by Sy's children: SM Investments Corporation vice chairperson Teresita Sy Coson, SM Prime ........»»

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LOOK: Sri Lankan leader visits Camp Crame

      MANILA, Philippines --- Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Saturday morning. Sirisena attended a briefing presentation and closed-door meeting regarding the Philippine's anti-drug campaign. Delegates from Sri Lanka and officers of the PNP were also present during the briefing. After the briefing, the Sri Lankan leader viewed an exhibit on the Philippine's anti- drug campaign. PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde and Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao were also present to accompany Sirisena in the activities. Sirisena's state visit began o...Keep on reading: LOOK: Sri Lankan leader visits Camp Crame.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Duterte appoints Ronald Moreno as Sandiganbayan justice

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte selected a new associate justice for the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. He signed the appointment paper of Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Ronald Moreno 7 months ago or on June 8, 2018. The document was released by Malacañang only on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Trump congratulates Clemson for its perfect season with fast food

By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute to college football champion Clemson for winning the national championship at a White House ceremony Monday evening. Trump said he even paid for their meal of "American fast food" because of the partial government shutdown. He did not disclose the tab. "We went off and we ordered American fast food, paid for by me. Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza," Trump said after returning to the White House from a trip to New Orleans. "I think they'd like it better than anything we could give." "We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we're going to have a little fun," said the president, a fast food-lover himself. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said much of the staff that works in the White House residence has been furloughed due to the shutdown, "so the president is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone's favorite fast foods." An impressive — and highly unusual for the White House — smorgasbord greeted the players in the East Room. Silver trays held stacks of wrapped burgers from Wendy's and boxed burgers from McDonald's, including Big Macs. White House paper cups bearing the presidential seal held the fries. He was serious. pic.twitter.com/fD3oPmZ0kg— Taylor Mason (@taylomason) January 14, 2019 Better pics of the feast 🕯🍔 🍟 pic.twitter.com/mKiFZ7xUjz— Taylor Mason (@taylomason) January 14, 2019 Pizzas, some topped with olives and tomatoes, also were on the menu. Silver bowls held the condiments and stacks of white china plates sat nearby. The Clemson team's visit is its second since Trump took office. The Tigers last visited in June 2017 after their championship run the previous season. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has nominated this season's undefeated Tigers as the best college team ever. Trump calls them a "great team, an unbelievable team." Trump has routinely sparred with professional athletes during his two years in office. College football has managed to avoid such political controversies, with last year's champion Alabama also visiting the White House......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row -BBC

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has threatened again to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without Congress’s approval. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

North Korea leader Kim visits China: Xinhua

Kim’s visit, his fourth summit with Xi, comes amid reports of advanced negotiations for a second summit between the North Korean leader and U.S. President Donald Trump. North Korea leader Kim visits China: Xinhua Source link: North Korea leader Kim visits China: Xinhua.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

The greatest trick Donald Trump ever pulled -CNN

(CNN)–Donald Trump has done a lot of unprecedented things since he started running for president in June 2015. He’s attacked […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un visits China’s Xi Jinping – BBC News

NIRTH KOREAN  leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Beijing for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Duterte visits wake of Surigao del Sur Gov. Pimentel Jr. | Inquirer News

Duterte visits wake of Surigao del Sur Gov. Pimentel Jr. INQUIRER.net President Rodrigo Duterte visited on Friday night the wake of the late Surigao del Sur Gov. Vicente Pimentel Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Le Tour rescheduled to June for SEAG preps, rehabilitation of calamity-hit Bicol Region

The organizer of the Le Tour de Filipinas (LTdF) has sought for the rescheduling of the race’s 10th edition in its effort to actively join preparations for the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games and to allow adequate time for the rehabilitation of calamity-stricken provinces in the Bicol Region. UBE Media Inc. President Donna Lina said the LTdF was originally scheduled for February 17 to 21 — this time as a five-stage race from the previous four stages to level up in its first decade. But because of the country’s hosting of the SEA Games from November 30 to December 11 also this year, Lina stressed the LTdF’s role in helping prepare the country’s top riders for the biennial multi-sport regional competitions that the country is hosting only for the fourth time after 1981, 1991 and 2005. UBE Media has written the International Cycling Union or UCI, the world governing body for cycling, through the Asian Cycling Confederation and PhilCycling under President Rep. Abraham Tolentino and Chairman Bert Lina to move the race to June 14 to 18. “The Le Tour organization wanted to help harness our cyclists to their best possible condition in time for the SEA Games,” Lina said. “And because of the recent calamity that struck Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon and the rest of the Bicol Region, it has become more imperative that we postpone the race.” Albay, Camarines Sur and Sorsogon were declared under a state of calamity because of tropical depression Usman, which caused landslides and massive flooding in areas where the LTdF’s 10th editon would specifically pass through, particularly in the town of Sagnay which was badly hit. “In as much as we are ecstatic to celebrate 10 years of the Le Tour, we are one in prayers that our countrymen in the Bicol Region recover fast and well from the calamity,” Lina said. Last year, the LTdF was moved from February to late May after Mayon Volcano’s eruption in January. This year’s LTdF will start in Tagaytay City, main hub of all cycling disciplines—road, mountain bike and BMX—for the SEA Games—and will pass through Batangas, Quezon, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay and Sorsogon. Legaspi City will host the finish of the five-stage Category 2.2 UCI Asia Tour race. June will be a busy month for Philippine cycling with the conduct of the PhilCycling National Championships for Road, MTB and BMX and a proposed UCI National Commissaires’ Course for the three disciplines. The LTdF and national championships will principally cap trials for the selection of athletes for the SEA Games. El Joshua Carino of Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance is expected to defend his crown and will be racing alongside 2014 winner Mark John Lexer Galedo of continental team 7-Eleven Cliqq Roadbike Philippines. Newly-minted continental team Go For Gold and the National Under-23 Team of the PhilCycling are also seeing action......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019