• 27 July 2016
MANILA, July 27 -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday encouraged the members of both Congressional chambers to pass a law creating the People's Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) for a better management of public information.The President made the endorsement to the two houses of Congress during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City.Under the plan earlier unveiled by Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, PBC is envisioned to replace People’s Television Network (PTV-4), a state-run broadcasting network."Ito ang gusto ko (This is what i like) --- tutal pera naman ng tao (besides its people's money) -- to observe editorial independence through innovative programs and intelligent treatment and analysis of news reports, as well as developments of national and international significance," President Duterte emphasized, adding that a team from the British Broadcasting Corporation is arriving to conduct training for PTV-4 personnel.In the same speech, PRRD said the government’s Bureau of Broadcast Services, better known as the Radyo ng Bayan, shall undergo an upgrade to make it financially viable and dependable for ...Read more

President passionate to deliver change - Andanar

 CENTRAL  27 July 2016
MANILA, July 27 -- Palace Communications chief Martin Andanar said he shared the President's aspiration for positive change, giving context to his response a day prior to the President’s first State of the Nation Address.“There are issues that I’m passionate about that were mentioned in t ...Read more

Sueno to public: No test, prank calls to 911

 CENTRAL  27 July 2016
MANILA, July 27 - Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ismael “Mike” D. Sueno today appealed to the public to refrain from making prank calls on 911, the new emergency hotline of the Philippines starting August 1, 2016.“Nakikiusap po kami sa publiko na huwag tumawag sa 911 para lang ...Read more