Duterte meets Chinese and Russian leaders

LIMA, Peru — President Rodrigo Duterte had a hectic schedule before the formal opening of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting when he made two separate bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jin Ping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The President first met with Chinese President Xi who requested for the meeting to …

Open data to promote transparency

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced today that Open Data Philippines will reintroduce data.gov.ph as the central database for all publicly available information with the implementation of the Executive Order on Freedom of Information (FOI), underscoring the government’s commitment to transparency and accountability. The database aims to create an active exchange of information between the …

PRRD meets FVR

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte looks at the document shown to him by former President Fidel Valdez Ramos during their meeting at the Orchid Room of Malacañan Palace on November 14. Also in the photo is Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Jesus Dureza. TOTO LOZANO/Presidential Photo

Onion growers call DU30 for help

Onion farmers of onion-producing provinces of Cabanatuan called on President Rodrigo Duterte to stop importing onion as it endangers their livelihood, The price drop severely affected their income as imported onions are much cheaper than their produce. The onion growers are asking Duterte to stop the importation and instead promote the local production and provide …

Drug rehab center opens inside an Army camp in Agusan

DAVAO CITY– A drug rehabilitation center inside Mindanao’s Army camp opened Friday in the town of Propseridad, Agusan del Sur. The center occupies two-hectare property inside the 334-hectare military camp Army’s 401st Infantry Brigade which opened Friday, September 22 in the province of Agusan del Sur in partnership with the provincial government. Called the Residential …

Andanar says FOI will take effect on November 25


President Rodrigo Duterte’s highly anticipated Freedom of Information initiative will take effect on November 25 and government agencies are busy preparing for its enforcement, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced today, November 10.

 Executive Order No. 2, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on July 23, is a response to the call for transparency and full public …