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President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led on Tuesday the inspection of over two tons of shabu worth PhP13.3 billion in Batangas. The confiscated illegal drugs are considered as the “biggest drug haul in Philippine history.”
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., through the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), approved the grant of an additional P5 million for each winner of the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) Tourism Champions Challenge.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. assured the administration’s commitment to protect the welfare and lives of journalists as he addressed the 50th anniversary celebration of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) on Monday.
The government will pilot run the Mobile Energy System (MES) in the typhoon-prone municipalities in Cagayan Province to improve the country’s resiliency against disasters, hoping that current energy challenges could be overcome through technology and innovation, President Ferdinand R. Marcos said on Monday.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. arrived in Manila on Sunday morning following the conclusion of his successful trilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Kishida Fumio where he secured support for Philippine development from the two leaders.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. delivered a keynote address at a U.S.-Philippines Society dinner, highlighting the robust partnership between the two nations and emphasizing collaboration in defense, economics, infrastructure, digital transformation, and energy security. PBBM shared that according to the US Department of Commerce, the recent trade mission generated over USD 1 billion in investments. The President also underscored the importance of trilateral cooperation with Japan and the United States in addressing regional challenges.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. reaffirmed the commitment to further strengthen relations between the Philippines and the United States for mutual prosperity at the PH-U.S. Business Forum. The President outlined initiatives aimed at enhancing economic cooperation, and underscored the importance of sustained partnerships in sectors such as infrastructure, semiconductor industry, clean energy, and agriculture. He also expressed eagerness for the upcoming Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Manila.
In his opening remarks during his meeting with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III at the Pentagon, President Marcos extended his gratitude to the US government for its unwavering commitment and support to maintain peace and order in the South China Sea.
PBBM was greeted by U.S. Defense Secretary Austin at the U.S. Department of Defense in an honors ceremony