Presumptive Vice President Sara Z. Duterte has agreed to head the Department of Education to help produce “skilled learners” for the country.
Day: May 14, 2022
US, China leaders ready to work with BBM
The leaders of the United States and China have expressed readiness to work with presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr., whom they congratulated for winning in the May 9 polls.
Honey Lacuna makes history as first Manila Lady Mayor
Incumbent Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna makes history and goes on record as the very first Woman Mayor of Manila. She was proclaimed as such last
Robredo’s group to thanksgiving rites at Ateneo
Vice President Leni Robredo and her entire Angat Buhay team will hold a thanksgiving event on Friday at the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) Campus in Quezon City.
Poll trash to be recycled into ecobricks, ecobags
Hundreds of tons of election junks and thrash including paraphernalia and tarpaulins will be recycled into useful items like ecobricks and ecobags by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the EcoWaste Coalition.
Comelec ready to proclaim 12 senators
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Thursday it is ready to proclaim the winning senators in the just-concluded May 9 polls after determining that the Certificates of Canvass (COCs) from areas that have yet to submit their vote counts will no longer affect the overall senatorial rankings.
Salceda: Next admin should focus on investor confidence
The chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means Committee, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda, said on Thursday the next administration should focus on working on investor confidence in the Philippines given the PHP12-trillion debt overhang.
Salceda to focus on his district’s competitiveness, more crucial nat’l policies in 3rd term as lawmaker
LEGAZPI CITY – Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda has vowed to focus his third term in Congress on promoting further the competitiveness of his district and province, and on national “‘legislative imperatives’ primarily fiscal consolidation reforms, agricultural revolution, and social services administration.”
Pinoy-made e-jeepney in market soon
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) have recently introduced to the public the locally-made 23-seater electric jeepney (e-jeepney) via a demo run in Alabang, Muntinlupa.
Airlines hike flight frequencies to several domestic destinations
Local carriers Philippine Airlines (PAL) and AirAsia Philippines on Thursday announced the increase in its flight frequencies to several domestic destinations this month.