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Metro Manila, Cebu under GCQ until Aug 15

Metro Manila, Cebu under GCQ until Aug 15

Jul. 31 | President Rodrigo Duterte during his public address on July 30 at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang | Simeon Celi, Jr./Presidential Photo Metro Manila remains under general community quarantine (GCQ) from August 1 to 15, President Rodrigo Duterte announced...

Duterte orders probe of J&T Express for mishandling cargo

Duterte orders probe of J&T Express for mishandling cargo

Jul. 1 | President Rodrigo Duterte ordered an investigation of express delivery company J&T Express Philippines over alleged service irregularities. At a late night televised address on June 30, Duterte threatened to shut down the company if the probe by...

Metro Manila keeps GCQ status; Cebu City still in ECQ

Metro Manila keeps GCQ status; Cebu City still in ECQ

Jul. 1 | President Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on June 30, 2020 | Photo courtesy of PCOO Metro Manila remains under general community quarantine (GCQ) from July 1 to 15,...

Domestic travel to/from MM suspended; cargo shipments exempt

Domestic travel to/from MM suspended; cargo shipments exempt

Mar. 12 | President Rodrigo Duterte during his public address on March 12 President Rodrigo Duterte on March 12 has suspended land and domestic air and sea travel to and from Metro Manila from March 15 to April 14 to stop the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Sangley Airport inaugurated, now open for cargo operations

Sangley Airport inaugurated, now open for cargo operations

Feb. 18 | President Rodrigo Duterte and officials of several government agencies and the province of Cavite during the inauguration on February 15. President Rodrigo Duterte formally inaugurated on February 15 the redeveloped Sangley Airport in Cavite City for...

PH President declares appointive positions vacant

PH President declares appointive positions vacant

Aug. 24 | All presidential appointees of the previous Philippine administration were given seven calendar days from August 22 to submit their courtesy resignation following President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement declaring all their positions vacant. A memorandum...

PH President identifies infra projects in first SONA

PH President identifies infra projects in first SONA

Jul. 27 | President Rodrigo Duterte said the government will accelerate infrastructure spending to improve national roads and bridges and pursue inter-island linkage and rail projects to build up the country’s transportation system. In his first State of the...

EO on Freedom of Information measure signed

EO on Freedom of Information measure signed

Jul. 27 | Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed on July 24 an order that will make public documents and records available to citizens and will promote transparency in government. Signing the EO on Freedom of Information (FOI), entitled “Operationalizing...

Incoming PH government offers 8-point economic agenda

Incoming PH government offers 8-point economic agenda

May. 15 | The incoming administration of presumptive Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte last week unveiled an eight-point economic agenda, which includes continuing the outgoing government’s macroeconomic policies. In a media briefing, Carlos Dominguez, a member...