Vax drought: Rody can& rsquo;t beg, steal, borrow

President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that the Philippines was having a hard time obtaining COVID-19 vaccines made in western countries, after rich nations bought the bulk of them......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardMar 3rd, 2021

& lsquo;Poster boy& rsquo; of vax rollout

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to appear in a new infomercial to encourage more Filipinos to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

Maintain peaceful ties with China: Rody

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday emphasized the need to maintain the “constructive” and “peaceful” relations with China, saying the proverbial dragon of the East has already awakened and will continue to play a vital role in the region’s economic prosperity for years to come......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

& lsquo;Unfinished business& rsquo; may spur Rody& rsquo;s VP run in 2022& mdash;Roque

“Unfinished business” might lead President Rodrigo Duterte to run for vice president in 2022, the Palace said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Rody to lead Freedom Day rites

President Rodrigo Duterte will lead the country’s 123rd Independence Day commemoration “outside Metro Manila” on Saturday, Malacañang said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Rody sees & lsquo;light& rsquo; with mass jabs

President Rodrigo Duterte is optimistic that the country will beat COVID-19 before the year ends as the government starts inoculating economic frontliners or those under the A4 priority group......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Rody leads call for & lsquo;solidarity& rsquo; to defeat COVID

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday called for greater global solidarity to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic which has infected at least 166 million and killed 3.43 million worldwide......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Spieth chases career Grand Slam at PGA Championship

KIAWAH ISLAND—Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth, who snapped a four-year US PGA Tour win drought in April, tries to complete a career Grand Slam by winning next week’s PGA Championship......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

Rody puts China on notice

President Duterte declared Friday the Philippines would not pull out its ships from the West Philippine Sea and continue its maritime patrols there, in his strongest statement yet on the country’s territorial dispute with China, which has more than 200 vessels in the area......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

Fisherfolk take offense over Rody& rsquo;s & lsquo;campaign joke& rsquo;

If President Rodrigo Duterte was just joking about riding a jet ski to islands in the West Philippine Sea to claim it for the country, then he is a joke, a fisherman who asked the would-be Chief Executive about that during the 2016 presidential campaign said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

& lsquo;Rody& rsquo;s remarks at UN meet official policy on WPS row& rsquo;

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement at the 75th UN General Assembly on the 2016 South China Sea Arbitral Award stands “as the supreme expression of foreign policy on the West Philippine issue.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Rody tells Pinoys: Don& rsquo;t be choosy

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday reversed the policy of allowing people---including frontline health workers---to choose their brand of COVID-19 vaccine, saying no jab was superior to any other......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Rody skips Asean& rsquo;s Jakarta gab

President Rodrigo Duterte will not attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia this weekend where the 10 members are scheduled to tackle the crisis in Myanmar, according to Malacanang......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Rody & lsquo;fit and healthy,& rsquo; Palace insists

President Rodrigo Duterte did not attend Thursday’s Cabinet meeting held via Zoom, a day after he canceled his scheduled public address “Talk to the People” for the second time this week......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Palace hits & lsquo;crab mentality& rsquo; of people criticizing Rody& rsquo;s birthday

Malacañang defended President Rodrigo Duterte from critics after photos of his 76th birthday celebration in Davao City on Sunday went viral on social media......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Rody to spend 76th birthday in Davao City

President Rodrigo Duterte will spend his 76th birthday in Davao today (Sunday) but will head back to Manila immediately to witness the arrival of 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine bought from China’s Sinovac on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

Rody& rsquo;s birthday wish: For COVID pandemic to end

As he turns 76 on March 28, President Rodrigo R. Duterte wishes nothing more than “the end to the pandemic,” Malacañang said on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Big Pangasinan group bolsters & lsquo;Rody 4 VP& rsquo; call

Calasiao, Pangasinan---The call for President Rodrigo Duterte to run for Vice President in the 2022 national elections gathered an “avalanche” of supporters here......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

It& rsquo;s dangerous to criticize Rody& rsquo;s administration, SWS survey says

Atleast 65 percent of adult Filipinos said it was dangerous to print or broadcast anything critical of the administration, “even if it is the truth,” according to the latest Social Weather Survey (SWS)......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Rody& rsquo;s poll party pushes him for VP & lsquo;for country& rsquo;

President Rodrigo Duterte will be making a "supreme sacrifice" and will humble himself to be the vice president “for the benefit of our country” as he has already reached the pinnacle of power, PDP-Laban Deputy Secretary General Melvin Matibag said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Rody, Leni push equality for women

President Rodrigo Duterte has urged Filipinos to uplift women by rejecting the backward attitude that has created a culture of gender oppression and inequality to women in his National Women’s Month message on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 8th, 2021