THE Congress convened Monday to proclaim Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo as president-elect and vice president-elect, respectively. The Senate and House of Representatives convened the joint session past 3 p.m. to take More »
ELECTION lawyer Romulo Macalintal believes that president-elect Rodrigo Duterte should attend his proclamation by both houses of Congress for the millions of Filipinos who voted for him in the May 9 polls. More »
THE Congress convened Monday to proclaim Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo as president-elect and vice president-elect, respectively.
The Senate and House of Representatives convened the joint session past 3 p.m. to take up the report of the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC). (READ MORE)
INCOMING President Rodrigo Duterte will not face any legal consequences if he will not attend his proclamation on Monday, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Sunday said.
“This attendance of proclamation is personal. There would be no legal effect to him if he would not attend the proclamation,” Drilon said in a radio interview. (READ MORE)
AN ANTI-SMOKING group called Monday on incoming president Rodrigo Duterte to back the international push for the adoption of plain and standardized packaging of tobacco products.
In a statement, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said that given the political will of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte, they are confident that having plain packaging is highly possible in the country. (READ MORE)
WITH less than two weeks before the June 8 deadline, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reminded winning and losing candidates in the last May 9 polls to file their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE).
Commissioner Christian Robert Lim, head of the Comelec – Campaign Finance Office issued the reminder as they are not inclined to extend the deadline. (READ MORE)
ELECTION lawyer Romulo Macalintal believes that president-elect Rodrigo Duterte should attend his proclamation by both houses of Congress for the millions of Filipinos who voted for him in the May 9 polls.
“I still believe that incoming president Rody Duterte will attend his proclamation before the joint public session of Congress to observe that long-age tradition of election winners being personally present to receive his certificate of proclamation and the traditional raising of his hand by the members of the board of canvassers,” he said in a statement. (READ MORE)
DAVAO CITY — Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is set to name more members to complete the incoming administration’s would-be Cabinet but announced on Saturday night he already offered positions to former National Treasurer Leonor Briones for the Department of Education (DepEd) and Benjamin Diokno for the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
On Tuesday, he promised to name more for the Bureau of Customs, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Land Transportation Office, Department of National Defense, Department of Interior and Local Government, Department of Science and Technology, and Department of Tourism. (READ MORE)
RODRIGO Duterte is officially called president-elect of the Republic of the Philippines as the national canvassing of the certificate of votes ended Friday night by the joint congressional canvassing committee.
The tough-talking Davao City mayor won the 2016 elections by a landslide against four other renowned rivals. (READ MORE)
DAVAO CITY — Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is not attending the proclamation for President-elect and Vice President-elect by the Joint Canvass Committee (JCC), which acted as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), on Monday afternoon.
Duterte said he has never attended any proclamation in his life or in all of his political aspirations. (READ MORE)
THE League of Filipino Students (LFS) in Northern Mindanao challenged incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to junk the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca) once the tough-talking Duterte assumes office on June 30.
Jennifer Gorgonio, LFS-NMR secretary general said the youth group believes Duterte can easily scrap Edca being an executive agreement. (READ MORE)
A NON-GOVERNMENT organization in Cagayan de Oro City is counting on the incoming administration to further empower barangays in the next six years.
Helping mold barangays for twenty years now, Balay Mindanaw Foundation Inc. president Kaloy Manlupig said prioritizing barangays is key towards good governance. (READ MORE)