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Pres. Duterte asks each Filipino to be a hero like Andres Bonifacio

    (Eagle News) – President Rodrigo Duterte asked Filipinos to be heroes like Andres Bonifacio as he led the commemoration of Bonifacio Day on Tuesday, Nov. 30. This is the last Bonifacio Day commemoration of the 76-year old Duterte as the country’s President. He is on his last term. “As we commemorate these events, I invite every Filipino to become a hero like Bonifacio by participating actively in our nation-building efforts, especially in those […]

In photos: “BBM-Sara” at the wedding of Sen. Revilla’s daughter in Silang, Cavite

  Presidential aspirant former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., and Davao City mayor Sara Duterte attended the wedding of Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr’s daughter, Gianna Revilla and Jed Patricio, on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 in Silang, Cavite. Mayor Sara Duterte posted the photos of her and former Senator Bongbong Marcos in her Facebook page on Thursday night, Nov. 11. The wedding of Revilla’s daughter, Gianna, and Jed, was also attended by PDP-Laban standard bearer […]

“Tonight, I formally became a member of Lakas-CMD,” says Sara Duterte as she takes her oath

  (Eagle News) – Davao City mayor Sara Duterte took her oath under the political party, Lakas-CMD, on Thursday night, Nov. 11, after she resigned from her regional party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago. “Tonight, I formally became a member of Lakas-CMD,” posted Mayor Sara Duterte in her official Facebook page on Thursday. She also posted two photos, with one photo showing her taking her oath as a Lakas-CMD member before House Majority Leader Leyte Rep. Martin […]

Sara Duterte withdraws bid for Davao City mayoralty post as Nov. 15 substitution deadline nears

  (Eagle News) – Davao City mayor Sara Duterte withdrew her candidacy for the mayoralty race in Davao City on Tuesday, Nov.9, a few days before the Nov. 15 deadline for substitution of candidacies for the 2022 national and local elections. In a Facebook post, the presidential daughter said she would no longer seek reelection as Davao City mayor, and that she would be substituted by her brother, Vice-Mayor Sebastian “Baste” Duterte who would be […]

PHL receives its 100th vaccine shipment, 3 million Sinovac doses

More than 96.7 million vaccine doses already delivered to PHL   (Eagle News) The Philippines received another 3 million doses of Sinovac vaccines on Sunday, October 24, considered the country’s 100th shipment of COVID-19 vaccines since the first delivery this February 28. This was according to the National Task Force against COVID-19. This latest shipment brings the total vaccine doses to of 97,678,340 as of Oct. 24. “Of this latest shipment, 1 million doses were […]

Mayor Sara confirms meeting with Bongbong Marcos in Cebu, posts photos of talks

  (Eagle News) — Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio confirmed on Saturday, Oct. 23 that she and presidential aspirant former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., met today in Cebu. “Confirmed po na nagkita kami ngayon lang ni Presidential aspirant at former Senator BBM sa masayang pagdiriwang ng birthday ni Cong. Yedda, maybahay ni House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez sa Cebu,” Duterte-Carpio said in her official Facebook post on Saturday, Oct. 23. She also posted several […]

Mayor Sara flies to Cebu on same day that Bongbong Marcos is also in the province

  Cebu visit, “Sara All 2022” shirt, fuel speculation that presidential daughter might run for a nat’l post in 2022   (Eagle News) — Davao City mayor Sara Duterte flew to Cebu on Friday, Oct. 22, after recovering from COVID-19, on the same day that presidential candidate former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos was also in the province for a scheduled visit. The presidential daughter posted photos on her official page showing her alighting from a […]

Japan’s Mount Aso volcano erupts

  TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — Japan’s Mount Aso erupted Wednesday, spewing a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky as hikers rushed away from the popular tourist spot. No injuries were immediately reported after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan, which sent rocks flying in a dramatic blast captured by nearby CCTV cameras. People were warned not to approach the volcano as it ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 […]

4.8 magnitude Bali quake in photos

Photos of the magnitude 4.8 quake that struck Bali, Indonesia on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The quake killed at least three people and injured seven.  Disaster officials said the quake death toll is not expected to rise. “The quake was felt strongly for five seconds,” said disaster agency spokesman Abdul Muhari. “People were panicking and ran from their houses when the quake hit.” The tremor’s epicentre was far from the main tourist hub in Bali, […]

Pres. Duterte presents 8 PDP-Laban senate bets at Comelec office

    (Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte showed support for the members of the senatorial slate running under the ruling PDP-Laban party when they filed their certificates of candidacy (CoC) on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. Duterte, 76, whose term ends in June next year, presented the eight senatorial candidates of the PDP-Laban, including five of his cabinet members, on Oct. 8, the last day of filing of candidacies. The PDP-Laban senatorial candidates are House […]

In photos: Marcoleta files certificate of candidacy as senate bet under PDP-Laban for 2022 polls

    (Eagle News) — House Deputy Speaker Sagip Partylist Rep. Rodante Marcoleta filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) to run for the senate in the 2022 elections under the ruling PDP-Laban party on Friday, Oct. 8. Marcoleta was among those earlier named by the PDP-Laban party as part of their senate slate. President Rodrigo Duterte later also arrived at the Commission on Elections site in Pasay City to express support for all the senatorial […]