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Duterte thanks Xi anew for jabs, vows ‘neutral’ PH

President Duterte on Friday told Chinese President Xi Jinping that the Philippines would remain “neutral” on geopolitical issues, as he thanked Beijing for its latest donation of COVID-19 vaccines. Mr. Duterte welcomed the arrival of 739,000 Sinopharm doses that were part of the 1 million doses of that brand that China had pledged to the […] The post Duterte thanks Xi anew for jabs, vows ‘neutral’ PH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 20th, 2021

Duterte vows gov’t assistance to potential local vax manufacturers

President Rodrigo Duterte vowed that potential local vaccine manufacturers will receive full government support. In a briefing Thursday night, Duterte urged officials to extend all necessary assistance to fast-track local production of jabs as the country is currently dependent on imported vaccines. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said that concerned government agencies have been in talks […] The post Duterte vows gov’t assistance to potential local vax manufacturers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Admin vows glorious exit

Pandemic notwithstanding, the government, through its effective management of the current crisis and policies that yield a dynamic post-Covid economy, has laid a strong springboard by which the next administration can take off. Presidential Communication Office Secretary Martin Andanar stressed that the remaining 10 months in office of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be crucial […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

‘No strings attached to China jabs, except…’

There are no strings attached to China’s donation of COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines, “except that their boats are there,” President Duterte has said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

South Cotabato mayor vows to fire LGU workers who refuse COVID-19 jabs

UPDATED KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 5 August) – A town mayor in South Cotabato has vowed to dismiss local government employees who will refuse to get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) even as the Department of Health (DOH) announced on the same day that the “No vaccine, no work” policy is not allowed. Mayor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

No one benefits from murder, Amnesty tells Duterte anew on drug war

"Children who are orphaned due to the 'war on drugs' certainly do not benefit from this insatiable and vicious system," Amnesty International Philippines said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Duterte vows quality education amid pandemic, but no other plans in last SONA

"Despite our inability to conduct face-to-face classes during this pandemic," Duterte said, "we remain determined to deliver quality and accessible education to all.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Duterte to LGUs: Set ‘more sane’ vaccination drive

President Duterte has urged local governments to come up with “more sane” ways to administer COVID-19 vaccines to avoid exposing people lining up for jabs to health risks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

A lookback into Duterte’s major campaign vows

A lookback into Duterte’s major campaign vows.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Duterte gov t borrows another P540-B from BSP for pandemic response

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is lending money anew to the government to augment funds for the state’s pandemic response......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

Duterte doesn’t need booster shot – Palace

President Duterte, who has been fully vaccinated with China-made Sinopharm jabs, will not need COVID-19 booster shots like San Juan Rep. Ronaldo Zamora, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

No letup in drug war, PNP vows

There will be no letup in the government’s war on drugs in the final year of President Duterte’s term, Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar vowed yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

President Duterte floats VP run anew

President Duterte floats VP run anew.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Eleazar vows to unmask those behind fake corruption list

The Philippine National Police vowed to unmask the people behind a “meme” post on social media being attributed to Sen. Manny Pacquiao listing the government agencies in the Duterte administration allegedly involved in corruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Palace vows all-out investigation into sale of COVID-19 jabs

"Government will go all out in investigating who is behind this sale. Vaccines are not supposed to be sold and we won't allow vaccines to be stolen just because some people want to profit from them," the Malacañang spokesperson said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021

Drilon vows to shave ‘excess fat’ in budget

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has vowed to shave the excess fat in the final budget of the Duterte administration amid concerns that it would be used for financing the campaign of its candidates in the national elections in 2022......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

NBI rap vs teacher for seditious tweet dismissed anew

The National Bureau of Investigation again lost its case against Ronnel Mas, this time as a Zambales prosecutor threw out their appeal, over the teacher's supposed tweet offering a reward for President Rodrigo Duterte’s killing in 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Palace says Duterte neutral on extension of Bangsamoro gov t

President Rodrigo Duterte is neutral to the proposal to extend the transition period for the Bangsamoro government and is leaving it up to Congress to decide on the matter, Malacañang said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

Duterte defends drug war anew

Facing a possible probe by the International Criminal Court for his bloody war on drugs, President Duterte said for the nth time that he was “protecting” the country when he launched the campaign that resulted in the killing of thousands of suspected drugs offenders and criminals......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

Duterte rejects limited face-to-face classes anew due to Delta COVID-19 variant

 resident Rodrigo Duterte again thumbed down the Department of Education's proposal to hold pilot face-to-face classes, citing the presence of the more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant and the need to vaccinate a majority of the population.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

Government urged: Bare vaccine deals, prices

Senators are asking the Duterte administration to fully disclose supply contracts the Philippines has signed with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers as well as how much the country has borrowed so far to pay for the jabs, not counting those procured by the private sector and local government units......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021