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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr assures quick assistance to Aghon-hit communities
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr assures quick assistance to Aghon-hit communities

2024 May 26 MANILA – President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday directed local government units (LGUs), emergency services, and concerned government agencies to extend necessary assistance to localities affected by Tropical Storm Aghon. In a social media post, the president called on the public to keep their vigilance and prioritize their safety as Aghon moves across...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr signs ecosystem and natural capital accounting law
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr signs ecosystem and natural capital accounting law

2024 May 26 MANILA – President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has signed into law a measure seeking to institutionalize an ecosystem and natural capital accounting of the Philippines’ natural resources. Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin, on the authority of the President, signed Republic Act No. 11995 or the Philippine Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting System (PENCAS) Act on...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr wants to make Philippines perfect tourism, entertainment destination
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr wants to make Philippines perfect tourism, entertainment destination

2024 May 25 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Saturday said the government is committed to elevating the Philippines as the premier destination for tourism, relaxation, and entertainment, in line with the Bagong Pilipinas (New Philippines) vision. In his speech during the inauguration of the Solaire Resort North in Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City, Marcos highlighted that...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr orders support for families of seafarers in Red Sea attacks
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr orders support for families of seafarers in Red Sea attacks

2024 May 25 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has ordered the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) to support the families of 20 Filipino mariners affected by the Red Sea attacks. “We are handholding the families as directed by the President,” DMW Secretary Hans Leo Cacdac said at the Saturday News Forum in Quezon City....

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr  to continue distributing land titles to ARBs beyond his term
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr  to continue distributing land titles to ARBs beyond his term

2024 May 24 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Friday vowed that he would not stop until all land titles are distributed to agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) during his term and even beyond. “Tuluy-tuloy lang ang aming gagawing ito para matapos ito na lahat ng beneficiary na dapat nabigyan ng titulo ay mabigyan bago...

Government prioritizes farmers’ welfare under ‘Bagong Pilipinas’
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Government prioritizes farmers’ welfare under ‘Bagong Pilipinas’

2024 May 24 MANILA – The government will prioritize the welfare of Filipino farmers under the Bagong Pilipinas (New Philippines) policy, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said on Friday. In his speech during the distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) and electronic titles (e-titles) to agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) in...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr commends JTF Tawi-Tawi for bringing peace to Mindanao
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr commends JTF Tawi-Tawi for bringing peace to Mindanao

2024 May 24 MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has commended the Joint Task Force (JTF) – Tawi-Tawi for helping the government attain peace in Mindanao, resulting in enhanced tourism and business activities in the region. During his visit to the JTF Tawi-Tawi headquarters in Bongao town on Thursday, Marcos said Tawi-Tawi, which used to...

Mindanao ready to welcome more tourists: Tourism chief
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Mindanao ready to welcome more tourists: Tourism chief

2024 May 24 MANOLO FORTICH, Bukidnon – More than a year since she announced plans to help open Mindanao for leisure travel, Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco said she believes the region is now ready to welcome more tourists from across the globe. The Philippines has been promoting tourism-ready areas in Mindanao in a strategic approach, in...

Filipinos warned vs. rainy season diseases
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Filipinos warned vs. rainy season diseases

2024 May 23 MANILA – A health expert on Thursday warned Filipinos against rainy season infections like dengue and leptospirosis, as the weather shifts from summer to rainy season. “Iyong tubig-baha, kontaminado iyan doon sa ihi ng daga wherein you have the leptospirosis. Maliban diyan ay nandoon pa rin iyong dengue, kasi nga ang dengue naman...