18 April 2017

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On Philippine peso emerging as Asia’s best currency
The sustained strength of the Philippine peso mirrors the high business and investor confidence in the decisive leadership of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

Under the PRRD administration it is a doctrine that an economy thrives when there is peace and order. Pursuing that tack has resulted in robust economic growth, and to sustain it we are launching the biggest infrastructure program in Philippine history; big-ticket projects, such as roads and bridges, mass urban transport system, alternative green city solutions, are among key investments intended to move the country closer to the promise of “a comfortable life for all”. 

The Philippine economic future indeed looks very promising and we enjoin our people to continuously support the Administration as we together build a nation worthy of all Filipinos.

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On PRRD’s Approval Rating in Pulse Asia Survey
The vicious noise from the President’s fiercest critics failed to dampen public sentiment on the latest presidential rating.

Considering that Pulse Asia March conducted its survey during the filing of an impeachment complaint against PRRD, the Senate appearance of a self-confessed hitman, the media releases of human rights reports highly critical of the Duterte administration’s campaign against illegal drugs, and the internationally-aired video message of VP Robredo, the President has remained the highest approved, at 78%, and most trusted, at 76%, top national government official in the Philippines.

This tells us that a great majority of Filipinos appreciate the President’s priority of protecting the nation’s patrimony – the next generation – from dangerous drug traffickers and violators; to restore a trustworthy government free from corruption; to keep our streets safe from crime; our society just and fair; and our many peoples get along.

We thank our people for trusting that the Duterte administration is on the right track to building a nation worthy of all Filipinos.

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On Nueva Ecija bus accident
We express our deep condolences to the families of the victims who died in the tragic bus accident in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.

Rescue operations and investigation are currently underway.

We guarantee that the culprits behind the fatal bus mishap will be held accountable.