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Philippines condemns Barcelona terror attack

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DENOUNCING TERROR. Malacañang lends its voice to condemnation of the Barcelona attack. Malacañang file photo

Malacañang condoles with the families and friends left behind by the victims of the attack which was claimed by ISIS

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 18, 2017) — The Philippines on Friday, August 18, joined the international community in condemning the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, which killed at least 13 people. Continue reading Philippines condemns Barcelona terror attack

DA bans fowl shipments from Luzon amid bird flu outbreak

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BIRD FLU. Malacañang assures the public that there will be no price increases in chicken products amid a bird flu outbreak in Pampanga. Photo by Bureau of Animal Industry

Malacañang assures the public that there would be ‘no price increase in chicken meat,’ as only one area is affected by the avian flu

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 13, 2017) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) banned the shipment of fowls from Luzon to other parts of the Philippines following a bird flu outbreak in the province of Pampanga. Continue reading DA bans fowl shipments from Luzon amid bird flu outbreak

Duterte wants martial law extended till December

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EXTENSION. President Rodrigo Duterte wants a 5-month extension for martial law in Mindanao. Malacañang file photo

The President wants martial law over the entire Mindanao extended for 5 more months

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 18, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte is asking for 5 more months of martial law from Congress. Continue reading Duterte wants martial law extended till December

Duterte will respect any SC ruling on martial law – Palace

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VISITING SULU TROOPS. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with martial law implementor AFP chief Eduardo Año during a visit to a military camp in Jolo, Sulu on May 27. Presidential photo

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says Duterte’s remarks on martial law are ‘not meant to bypass the Supreme Court or the legislative’

MANILA, Philippines (May 29, 2017) — Malacañang gave assurances that President Rodrigo Duterte will respect any decision by the Supreme Court on his declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Continue reading Duterte will respect any SC ruling on martial law – Palace

Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao

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MARAWI BURNING. At least 3 separate fires broke out in the city on May 23, 2017, as the gun battle rages between the military and the Maute Group. Photo from @attysamina

President Rodrigo Duterte cuts short his trip to Russia, as Maute Group members attack Marawi City in Mindanao

MOSCOW, Russia (May 24, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in the island of Mindanao following the attack of the Maute Group in Marawi City. Continue reading Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao

Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

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ADDRESSING TERROR THREATS. During a visit to a military camp in Sulu, President Rodrigo Duterte inspects firearms seized from the Abu Sayyaf. Malacañang file photo

Malacañang assures the public that security forces are in control of the peace and order situation in Central Visayas

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — Malacañang lauded the bravery and heroism of military and police who were able to foil an attack in Bohol by suspected members of local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. Continue reading Palace commends military, police for foiling Bohol terror attack

Palace cites pro-poor programs as VP urges ‘war on poverty’

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PRO-POOR. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella cites the Duterte administration’s pro-poor programs after Vice President Leni Robredo called for a ‘war on poverty.’ File photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

‘I think it would help the Vice President if she really looks and listens in the right places,’ Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 26, 2017) — Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella cited the Duterte administration’s pro-poor programs on Saturday, February 25, after Vice President Leni Robredo urged the President to focus on the “war on poverty.” Continue reading Palace cites pro-poor programs as VP urges ‘war on poverty’