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PBBM admin’s job-generation thrust pays off as April 2023 unemployment rate drops

Posted on: June 9, 2023

The efforts by the Marcos administration to create more jobs for Filipinos started to pay off after the country recorded a drop in unemployment rate to 4.5 percent in April 2023, from 5.7 percent in the same month last year.

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PBBM to discuss PH’s situation, plans, programs on his second SONA

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. assured the Filipino people on Thursday evening that he will discuss in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) next month the accomplishments in the first year of his administration, and his programs and plans for the country and for the Filipino people.


Statement of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

I join the community of nations in congratulating His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty Queen Camilla on the joyous occasion of their Coronation on 06 May 2023, at Westminster Abbey in London. It was as grand and magnificent a ceremony as could have been, full of symbolism and weighted by history. It was a great honor for me to represent the Philippines on such a historic occasion. Filipinos Read More

Speeches & Briefings

Speech by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. at the Award for Promoting Philippines-China Understanding (APPCU) Award Ceremony

Thank you very much to Secretary Ben Diokno for his kind introduction. [Please, please take your seats.] His Excellency Ambassador Huang Xilian, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China; members of the Cabinet present here with us today; the honorable members of the Senate; and of course, the Association for the Philippines-China Understanding Chairman Raul Lambino; 2023 APPCU awardees; my fellow workers in government; ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Read More

Press Briefing of Ms. Daphne Oseña-Paez with Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr.

MS. OSEÑA-PAEZ: Magandang umaga, Malacañang Press Corps, and welcome sa ating press briefing ngayong araw, June 8. Last Monday, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. appointed a lawyer, Gilberto “Gibo” C. Teodoro Jr. as his administration’s secretary for the Department of National Defense. He previously served as the defense secretary during the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Sa kaniyang pagbabalik sa DND, alamin natin mismo kay Secretary Gibo Teodoro kung Read More

Press Briefing of Ms. Daphne Oseña-Paez with Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascual

MS. OSEÑA-PAEZ: Good afternoon, Malacañang Press Corps, and welcome to our press briefing today, June 6. Earlier this morning, a sectoral meeting led by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. discussed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) its efforts to mitigate and address the impacts of the global economic outlook. Isa sa mga solusyon dito ay palawakin pa ang exports ng bansa sa pamamagitan ng proposed Philippine Export Development Read More


PBBM receives Ambassador Jana Sediva of the Czech Republic as the envoy pays a farewell call in Malacañan Palace

Tinanggap ni Pangulong Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. si outgoing H.E. Ambassador Jana Sediva ng Czech Republic sa isang farewell call sa Malacañang ngayong araw, ika-8 ng Hunyo. Ito ay matapos makumpleto ng ambassador ang kanyang tatlong taong diplomatic post sa bansa. Kabilang sa mga matagumpay na aktibidad ni Ambassador Sediva ay ang paglunsad ng librong 'Kaibigan – Pratele: Czech – Philippine Cultural and Diplomatic Dialogue’ na isang selebrasyon ng pagkakaibigan ng dalawang nasyon. Sa darating na Oktubre, ipagdiriwang ng Pilipinas at Czech Republic ang 50 na taon ng diplomatikong ugnayan.