The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Palace says public can buy commercial rice instead of NFA

February 7, 2018

Malacanang insisted on Wednesday there is no shortage of rice as the public could buy commercial rice instead of the government-subsidized grains. In a phone patch interview with reporters, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said what has been depleted was the rice from

READ MORE

Nolcom waiting for order to drive away foreign vessels in Benham Rise

February 7, 2018

The Northern Luzon Command ( Nolcom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has not yet received orders to drive away foreign vessels in Benham Rise after President Rodrigo Duterte stopped on Tuesday all foreign research to stop all the “noise” after

READ MORE

Palace says it’s too early to say high inflation in January due to TRAIN

February 7, 2018

Malacanang said on Wednesday it was too early to blame the new tax measure for the Philippines’ high inflation in January. In a phone patch interview with reporters, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that additional excise tax in some products, particularly on

READ MORE

Over 40 former NPAs want to join military: AFP

February 7, 2018

At least 40 former rebels from the New People’s Army (NPA) who joined a tour in Metro Manila have expressed interest in joining the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Brig. Gen. Reuben James Basiao, commander of the 701 st Brigade based

READ MORE

Palace welcomes Duque’s confirmation as DOH chief

February 7, 2018

Malacanang expressed belief on Wednesday there will be better health services for the Filipinos following the confirmation of Francisco Duque III as Health secretary by the Commission on Appointments. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque welcomed Duque’s confirmation. “We are confident

READ MORE

14 cops relieved while caught sleeping, drinking liquor while on duty

February 7, 2018

Fourteen police officers, including their station commanders, in Pasay and Muntinlupa were relieved on the spot by National Capitol Region Police Director Oscar Albayalde Tuesday after he found them sleeping and drinking liquor while on duty. In a statement by

READ MORE

Palace says SC ruling on martial law extension shows unity of whole govt vs terrorists

February 7, 2018

Malacanang lauded on Wednesday the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the constitutionality of martial law extension in Mindanao. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the high court’s decision shows the cooperation of the entire government to crush the terrorists.

READ MORE

Duterte witnesses wrecking of smuggled luxury cars

February 6, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed on Tuesday the destruction of 20 smuggled luxury vehicles amounting to over P61 million at the Bureau of Customs in Manila. Aside from the condemnation of the luxury cars in Manila, simultaneous destruction of 10 high-end

READ MORE