Palace hits Joma rants on Covid-19 truce

March 20, 2020
MALACAÑANG on Friday took a jab at the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison for claiming that President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels was “premature, insincere, and false.”

Power of prayer vs Virus scourge

THE House of Representatives led by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez, and House Minority Leader and Manila Rep. Bienvenido Abante on Thursday urged President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to declare this Sunday‬ as a National Day of Prayer so all Filipinos could unite in prayer as a means to combat the outbreak of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19).

House ready for special session

“This is a call of duty and we are committed to respond to President Duterte’s request to ensure possible quick response to defeat COVID-19, help Filipinos living below poverty line, protect people in the frontline, and map out other contingency measures,” Romualdez said.