In a bid to alleviate poverty, President Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to end the perennial problem of corruption, illegal drugs and criminality in the country.
Newly designated United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim said he expects an expansion of bilateral relations between the US and the Philippines as he assumes his post.
The government has relocated more than 800 families in less than a month after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered providing Typhoon Yolanda-affected families decent homes, a Palace official said.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte asked the nation to unite for peace and to support the administration’s fight against illegal drugs and corruption as he led the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Malacañan Palace grounds on Monday, December 5.
“It is with a heavy heart that I accept the resignation of Vice President Leni Robredo.” This was the comment of President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Palace has yet to receive the official letter of resignation of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo as Chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).