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PBBM to NGCP: complete all deliverables

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is expected to deliver all its projects to improve the interconnection of electricity throughout the country.

PBBM: Dialysis is now free for most Filipinos

Less fortunate Filipinos who are undergoing dialysis will no longer have to worry about the fees for the medical procedure as it is now given for free by the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.

PBBM bares priority legislation for PH dev’t

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. bared in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) the 12 priority legislations that will help develop the Philippines and uplift the lives of the Filipino people.

PBBM: OFWs’ welfare remains our top priority

Ethical recruitment, fair employment, and the safe and orderly migration of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) remain to be among the top priorities of the government, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said on Monday.

PBBM vows to go after smugglers, hoarders

The government will go after smugglers and hoarders of agricultural commodities that unreasonably jack up the prices, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said on Monday, stressing that their days are numbered.

PBBM: Marawi City now getting back on its feet

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Monday expressed optimism that Marawi City is now getting back to normalcy as he recognized the progress of the programs and projects that the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has taken.

PBBM: Prices of basic medicines decreased by 40%

Committed to working towards a more direct and efficient delivery of medical services, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. reported on Monday that the price of basic medicine in the Philippines has already decreased by 40 percent.

PBBM hails launching of two additional PH-made satellites into space

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. lauded the recent launching of another two locally- developed cube satellites (CubeSats) to the International Space Station (ISS), citing its significant contribution in various fields such as weather forecasting, traffic control as well as security and defense, among others.

PBBM to highlight PH defense modernization in 2nd SONA – DND

Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro is expecting President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to highlight the government’s efforts to further modernize the defense system of the country in the latter’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.

Sesyon ng Kongreso, Suspended na Hanggang 4PM

Suspendido na ang sesyon ng Mababang Kapulungan sa Batasang Pambansa bilang paghahanda para sa gaganaping State of the Nation Address ni Pangulong Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. mamayang 4:00 pm sa parehong session hall.

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MMDA to implement traffic management plan during the 2nd SONA

QUEZON CITY, (PIA) – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) presented a traffic management plan to be implemented during the conduct of the 2nd State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on July 24 in Batasan Hills, Quezon City.

Capiz’ mayors convey ‘wish list’ for PBBM’s SONA

ROXAS CITY, Capiz (PIA) — Some local officials have expressed their aspirations for inclusion to the 2nd State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. on July 24 at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City.

House of Representatives Opens Second Regular Session of 19th Congress

The House of Representatives opens the Second Regular Session of the 19th Congress on 24 July 2023 to deliberate and approve the proposed 2024 national budget and fast-tracking the remaining priority bills identified by the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC).

Speaker Romualdez assures MUP pension resolution this year

QUEZON CITY — House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez assured the military and uniformed personnel (MUP) that the P120 billion needed for the pension fund of soldiers, policemen, and other uniformed personnel will be resolved this year.

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AFP ready to mobilize add’l troops for SONA security

MANILA – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is ready to deploy more troops to augment the security efforts of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for Monday’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.

Pangasinan town exec hails PBBM for granting housing project

PANGASINAN, Pangasinan – Mayor Carlos Lopez Jr. of this town thanked President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for the over 500 low-cost housing units granted to the residents here through the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD).

Free medical services closer to Filipinos via LAB for ALL

MANILA – A year after President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. vowed to bring the health care system closer to the people, the Department of Health (DOH) under his administration ensured the establishment of accessible hospitals and health centers in rural communities and the provision of medical services.

PBBM admin‘s 1st year: In pursuit of balanced foreign policy

MANILA – A year into his office, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has pursued a balanced foreign policy that reflected his commitment to defending the country’s sovereignty while reaping the benefits from expanding and managing relations, be it with traditional or non-traditional partners.

C. Luzon LGUs commit support for ‘Kadiwa ng Pangulo’

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – A wide array of agricultural products and other food items were put on sale on Monday as local government units (LGUs) in Central Luzon joined the nationwide launch of the “Kadiwa ng Pangulo” (KNP).

House official: RTVM to direct PBBM’s 2nd SONA

MANILA – The state-run Radio Television Malacañang (RTVM) will be directing President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24, a House official said on Monday.

DOST anchors programs on 4 pillars under Marcos admin

MANILA – Since the start of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s administration, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has anchored its programs on four pillars — promotion of human well-being; wealth creation; wealth protection and sustainability — its chief said Monday.

Bacolod City kick-starts housing program, other PPP projects

BACOLOD CITY – The city government here has jump-started the implementation of the Pambansang Pabahay Para sa Pilipino Housing (4PH), the flagship shelter program of the Marcos administration, with the construction of the initial set of housing units at the Arao relocation site in Barangay Vista Alegre starting last month.

Law absolves over 170K ARBs in W. Visayas from land indebtedness

ILOILO CITY – Around 170,096 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) from Western Visayas are recipients of the newly-signed Republic Act No. 11953 or the New Agrarian Emancipation Act, one of the priority measures under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.

Mimaropa cops on full alert for PBBM’s 2nd SONA

MANILA – The Police Regional Office-Region 4B (PRO-Mimaropa) has placed all its stations in the region on full alert as part of efforts to secure President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24.

Sound economic policies, better int’l ties mark PBBM’s 1st year

MANILA — Further investing in infrastructure, providing relief to agrarian reform beneficiaries, enhancing international economic ties and further reopening the economy are some of the highlights of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s first year in office, economists said.

PBBM’s 1st-year achievement in higher education ‘significant’

MANILA – Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson J. Prospero de Vera III said verifiable success indicators show significant achievement in six areas of the higher education sector during the first year of the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.

PNP security preparations for SONA ‘almost done’

MANILA – The security preparations for President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24 are nearing completion, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Thursday.

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