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Amir commends Filipinos’ contribution to Qatar progress
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Amir commends Filipinos’ contribution to Qatar progress

2024 April 22 MANILA – The Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, lauded on Monday the Filipino community in the Arab nation for its contribution to the progress of his country. “This is my pleasure to take this opportunity to praise the Filipino community residing in the State of Qatar and their effective...

DICT seeks Japanese investments in Philippine ICT sector
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DICT seeks Japanese investments in Philippine ICT sector

2024 April 22 MANILA – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) sought the support of Japan’s new envoy to the country to invite more Japanese companies to invest in the country’s ICT sector. This came following a courtesy call between DICT Secretary Ivan John Uy, Japanese Ambassador to Manila Endo Kazuya at the Sofitel...

Philippines forges expanded tourism ties with Qatar
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Philippines forges expanded tourism ties with Qatar

2024 April 22 MANILA – The Philippines and Qatar on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) strengthening the two nations’ growth in tourism and business events. Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco and State Minister for Foreign Affairs H.E. Soltan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi signed the MOU before President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and Qatar Amir Sheikh Tamim...

Upsurge of US investments seen following successful Philippine Dialogue
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Upsurge of US investments seen following successful Philippine Dialogue

2024 April 22 MANILA – An upsurge of American investments into the country is expected following the highly successful Philippine Dialogue in Washington, D.C. last week. Department of Finance Secretary Ralph Recto showcased before American investors the visionary leadership of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and his administration’s sound fiscal and economic policies, along with a...

Philippines, Qatar ink climate change, anti-trafficking deals, 7 others
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Philippines, Qatar ink climate change, anti-trafficking deals, 7 others

2024 April 22 MANILA – The Philippines and Qatar further strengthened their bilateral relations, signing on Monday nine new deals, including agreements on addressing climate change and human trafficking. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of Qatar, witnessed the presentation of the newly-signed deals in Malacañang. The...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr believes Filipino hospitality drives Philippine tourism
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr believes Filipino hospitality drives Philippine tourism

2024 April 21 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Sunday urged Filipinos to continue exemplifying their genuine warmth and hospitality to visitors to help propel growth and overall economic development. In his latest vlog, Marcos recounted how foreign dignitaries would usually ask him why Filipinos are so nice as hosts. He said Filipinos’ genuine...

LGUs, government agencies ordered to implement anti-hunger programs
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LGUs, government agencies ordered to implement anti-hunger programs

2024 April 21 MANILA – Malacañang on Sunday issued Memorandum Circular No. 47, directing all government agencies and local government units to support the implementation of the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) program that will ensure food security and proper nutrition. The memorandum was signed by Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin on April 19. The...

Government targets 1-M digital jobs by 2028
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Government targets 1-M digital jobs by 2028

2024 April 21 MANILA – The government is working to create 1 million digital jobs by 2028 which could bring in PHP24 billion to fund public services and infrastructure projects, according to President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. “We’re on a mission to create 1 million digital jobs by 2028, potentially bringing in PHP24 billion to fund...

Qatari Amir visits Philippines April 21-22
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Qatari Amir visits Philippines April 21-22

2024 April 21 MANILA – The Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, will visit the Philippines on Sunday and Monday upon the invitation of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. “The two leaders are expected to exchange views on regional issues and to discuss PH-Qatar bilateral relations which now covers cooperation in the areas...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr admin rejects imaginary narratives – National Security Council
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr admin rejects imaginary narratives – National Security Council

2024 April 20 MANILA – The Marcos administration on Saturday disowned “unsubstantiated or imaginary promises” of alleged secret non-binding gentleman agreement or deals which aim to create distractions, divisions, and conflict. National Security Council (NSC) Adviser Eduardo Año said in a statement Saturday that President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has been very clear that his administration...