Choose leaders who will prioritize nation, citizens: Palace

Choose leaders who will prioritize the welfare of the nation and citizens, Malacañang enjoined the Filipino electorate on Sunday. Acting presidential spokesperson and Communications Secretary Martin Andanar made this remark ahead of the May 9 national and local elections. “Tomorrow, May 9, 2022, the Filipino people will exercise their right to vote. The Palace encourages […]

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PH women’s football team opens SEAG campaign vs. Cambodia

The Philippine Women’s National Team looks to build on its recent success as it vies in the 31st Southeast Asian Games women’s football competition starting Monday here. The Filipinas, who qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time after reaching the AFC Women’s Asian Cup semifinals in India early this year, open […]

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EVIDA passage to make PH more attractive to hi-tech investments

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) welcomes the enactment of Republic Act 11697, otherwise known as the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (EVIDA), which provides for a national policy framework to develop the electric vehicle industry in the Philippines. DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez expressed his gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte and the lawmakers for […]

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5 wounded, 19 nabbed as camps of 2 rival bets clash in N. Ecija

Twenty-four people, five of them wounded, were arrested in an alleged encounter between the security forces of reelectionist Mayor Isidro Pajarillaga and his rival, former Mayor Virgilio Bote, in Purok Gulod in Barangay Concepcion, General Tinio town in this province at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The names of the suspects were not immediately disclosed. In […]

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Over 33K inmates to vote for national candidates on May 9

They may be isolated from the outside world but 33,409 Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) will be part of the elections on Monday. Inmates are allowed to vote only for national positions — President, Vice President, senators, and party-list. PDL voting shall be from 6 a.m. […]

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Pacquiao bats for pro-poor measures as campaign ends

Senator Manny Pacquaio ended his campaign in his hometown General Santos City on Saturday the way he started it: Reiterating his presidency will be pro-poor. During his miting de avance, he said the country’s tax measures must be reformed to help the poor improve their living conditions. “Kaya mahal lahat ng bilihin, dahil ang taas […]

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