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President Rodrigo Duterte formally accepts VP bid for ‘continuity’
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President Rodrigo Duterte formally accepts VP bid for ‘continuity’

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday formally accepted his nomination as the official vice-presidential candidate of the ruling party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), to ensure the “continuity” of his efforts to bring progress to the country. During the PDP-Laban’s national convention and proclamation of its candidates for the 2022 national and local...

Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte still has until October to decide on possible VP run: Palace
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Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte still has until October to decide on possible VP run: Palace

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte still has until October this year to decide on his possible vice presidential bid in the 2022 national elections, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued the statement, as he admitted that it is still unclear whether Duterte will listen to the public’s clamour for him to seek...

PHL President Duterte pleased with pace of vaccination rollout in the Philippines
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PHL President Duterte pleased with pace of vaccination rollout in the Philippines

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday lauded the pace of the country’s vaccination rollout, saying it is proof that the government is doing its best to ensure that more Filipinos are protected against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In a pre-recorded meeting with Cabinet members, Duterte said he was pleased with the report which...