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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...

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Philippine President Duterte granted special powers to address Covid-19 crisis

MANILA — The House of Representatives on Monday night approved on third and final reading a bill declaring a national emergency and granting President Rodrigo Duterte additional powers to address the coronavirus pandemic in the country. The chamber approved House Bill 6616, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”, with 284 affirmative votes, 9...

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Satisfaction with PHL President Duterte gov’t back to ‘excellent’: SWS

Recent SWS survey revealed that the Duterte administration registered a “very good” score on helping the poor (+64), fighting terrorism (+61), providing information needed by the citizens to assess the government (+58), having clear policies (+56), developing a healthy economy (+53), reconciling with Muslim rebels (+51), and protecting press freedom (+50).