DAVAO CITY—President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday said he wants to preserve the administration’s achievements in the fight against illegal drugs and promised to carry out measures to curb corruption in government in the remaining years of his term.
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte—President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday led the grant of housing units to former members of the New People’s Army (NPA) and Militia ng Bayan, hoping active rebels will shun violence and will return to mainstream society.
Dismayed by continuous abuses of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said he will work for the speedy passage of the Department of Overseas Filipino Workers, which will ban recruitment of OFWs abroad and will put Philippine-based recruitment agencies under strict government regulation.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday assured the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) that his government will continue supporting the bureau’s initiatives, particularly in building more infrastructure to address jail overcrowding.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Thursday witnessed the signing ceremony in Malacañang of the $1.3-billion loan agreement for the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) between the government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).