July 6, 2020

Tag: President Duterte

SADNESS: Brig. Gen. Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. Leaves DICT

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science & Digital News By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — BRIG. GEN. ELISEO M. RIO, JR. is officially out of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). His long-been tendered resignation letter to President Rodrigo R. Duterte has been accepted. Rio, who served the DICT with great […]

NCMF Director Dr. Jun Datu-Ramos Explains Code Red

AS the Philippines registered its first Covid-19 community transmission through the #5 and #6 (a couple) confirmed cases, the Department of Health (DOH) on March 7 raised Code Red sub-level 1. The DOH secretary, Dr. Francisco Duque III, who issued the Code Red alert, also recommended to President Rodrigo R. Duterte the proclamation of public […]

Under DG Plaza, PEZA Remits Php1.8-B in 3 Years

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs TAGUIG CITY – IN just three years, 2016 to 2018, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has already remitted to the national government a total of Php1.8 billion in dividends. The three-year reference is under the administration of […]

DOST IX Stages RSTW, Celebrates S&T Breakthroughs

Happening now… By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News ZAMBOANGA CITY — “Let us together put science to work for the benefit of the Filipino nation.” President Rodrigo R. Duterte made the call on the occasion of the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) in Zamboanga […]

Decommissioning: Silencing the Guns of MILF Combatants

Decommissioning process to silence the guns of and return of MILF combatants to civilian life starts SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao — After almost five decades of fighting, a new band of brothers was formed through the Joint Peace and Security Team (JPST). Members of the the JPST are now considered as the security team with the […]

President Invited to Bangsamoro Global Economic Summit 2019 at Manila Hotel

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News MANILA HOTEL, Manila (SDN) — WAR-TORN and still struggling Marawi City is expected to take center stage on Monday, August 19, at the Bangsamoro Global Economic Summit 2019. The Bangsamoro Federal Business Council, Inc. (BFBCI) headed by Datu […]

BARMM Minister Hermoso Ends Leadership Squabbles Hounding MARINA Tawi-Tawi

Higlights: — Lessons learned: Better straighten your acts together, or you’ll deserve a strong leader. — It takes a former military general to straighten and end squabbles in MARINA Tawi-Tawi, BARMM. — Leadership confusion for three years in the then Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) needed BARMM top minister to straighten up. By ANDY […]

President Duterte Awards Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Mislatel

Update: Monday, July 8, 2019, 10:27 p.m. (SDN) — It’s now official: the Philippines has its New Major Player (NMP) in the Telecommunications (telecoms) industry. President Rodrigo R. Duterte, fulfilling one of his campaign promises, handed the much-sought Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) to Mislatel Consortium during a handover ceremony in Malacanang on […]

President Inks EO 79 on Normalization, Pushes GPH-MILF Peace Process Further

Media Release: MALACAÑANG PALACE, Manila (APRIL 30, 2019) — In another historic move, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed Executive Order No. 79 or the Annex on Normalization under the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). The President’s approval of EO 79 marks another milestone in the decades-long Bangsamoro peace process and signals the full implementation […]

Duterte asks Muslims to spread Islam’s peace message on occasion of 45th NQRC

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sunday exhorted Muslims in the Philippines to spread the message of peace of Islam. President Duterte. (Image source: courtesy of Edge Davao.) The President, who has often times expressed his kinship with Moros, or the Muslim Filipinos, through his M’ranaw bloodline, conveyed the message on the occasion of the holding […]