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MARCOS TALKS WITH CHINA’S XI; VISITS AUSTRALIA

Marcos, Xi discuss relations, regional dev’t

 May 18, 2022, 5:07 pm

MANILA – Chinese President Xi Jinping and presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. talked over the phone to discuss the two nations’ relations and developments in the region, the Chinese Embassy in Manila said Wednesday.During the call, Xi said the two countries should “grasp the… Read More

Marcos in Australia for private trip with family: spox

 May 17, 2022, 5:13 pm

MANILA – Presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is in Australia for a “much-needed rest and vacation” after the recently concluded national elections, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.In a press conference, spokesperson Atty. Vic Rodriguez said Marcos is expected to come back to… Read More

PH, Australia elevate ties to ‘strategic partnership’

 May 18, 2022, 12:31 pm

MANILA – The Philippines and Australia are set to elevate their bilateral relations to strategic partnership “at the end of the year,” Australian Ambassador Steven Robinson AO said.The envoy said this was the result of a series of talks and high-level engagements between the two nations over… Read More

Marcos protesters in Australia misguided: Revilla

 May 18, 2022, 2:28 pm

MANILA – Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. reminded the small group of Filipinos in Australia who welcomed presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his son with a protest on Wednesday that they should respect the majority’s decision.”Thirty-one million Filipinos in the… Read More

BBM lauds teachers, poll workers, volunteers for their sacrifice

 Ensured the peaceful, honest, orderly and credible conduct of May 9 election

Presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has expressed his gratitude to hundreds of thousands of teachers, poll workers and volunteers who took to the frontlines in ensuring the peaceful, honest, orderly and credible conduct of the historic May 9… Read More

UP STUDES: No classes under a Marcos presidency

Walkouts alarm parents; Manila university warns students

MANILA – As soon as election results were announced, although unofficial and partial, showing Ferdinand Marcos Jr. way ahead of second-placed Vice President Leni Robredo in the presidential race, calls for academic walkouts and suspension of classes floated.On May 9, the University of the… Read More

US, China, Russia ready to work with next PH leader

The leaders of the United States and China have expressed readiness to work with presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr., who they congratulated for winning in the May 9 polls.

In a press readout, the White House said US President Joe Biden congratulated Marcos in a phone call on… Read More

Biden call to Marcos reflects US regard for alliance: DFA

 May 13, 2022, 11:47 am

MANILA – President Joe Biden’s phone call with presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. shows that the United States holds in “high regard” its alliance with the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.The US president, who called Marcos on Thursday, seemed to be… Read More

MARCOS DISQUALIFICATION: Comelec affirms Bongbong not a nuisance candidate

Comelec junks petition to declare Marcos as nuisance candidate

MANILA–The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has affirmed the decision of its Second Division denying the petition to cancel the certificate of candidacy (COC) of presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., for failure to present new arguments.In a five-page resolution… Read More