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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

DUTERTE thanks Biden, Americans for vax donations

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday thanked US President Joe Biden and the American people for donating Covid-19 vaccines to the Philippines.

“I would like to thank President of the United States, [Joe] Biden, the US government, and the people of America for not forgetting us,” Duterte said in his Talk to the People.

COURTESY CALL. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does a fist bump with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III during a courtesy call on the President at the Malacañang Palace on July 29, 2021. Duterte on Monday (Aug. 2) thanked US President Joe Biden and the American people for donating Covid-19 vaccines to the Philippines. (Presidential photo)

Duterte made the remark as he is set to personally welcome the arrival of 3 million doses of Moderna donated by the US government on August 3.

“Pasalamat tayo sa kanila. May naibigay naman ako (Let us thank them. I gave them) concession. I conceded to the continuance of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA),” Duterte said. “Do not forget us because we share, we share, the same outlook sa geopolitics dito (here), specifically, in Southeast Asia.”

The Philippines has so far received 34,275,740 doses of Covid-19 vaccine and administered a total of 20,863,544 doses. Read More


Biden warns dark days ahead as he outlines Covid plan

 January 22, 2021

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden rolled out his national strategy Thursday to bring America out of the nadir of its grim coronavirus pandemic, warning that even with his efforts the worst is yet to come

Biden inherited a pandemic raging out of control when he took office Wednesday with the… Read More

Biden signs 17 orders in sweeping erasure of Trump acts

 January 21, 2021

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden signed off Wednesday on 17 executive orders aimed at undoing much of his predecessor’s legacy on policies that span the gamut from immigration to climate and health policy.Biden described the efforts as “starting points” as he begins his four years in office… Read More

Biden reverses US withdrawal from WHO

 January 21, 2021

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden on Wednesday reversed the US process of withdrawing from the World Health Organization (WHO).Hours after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, Biden signed an executive order ceasing a withdrawal process that his predecessor Donald Trump… Read More

DUTERTE sends best wishes to Biden, Harris

 January 21,

Kamala Harris Endorsed Joe Biden This Morning – Mother Jones


MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has sent his best wishes to newly-installed United States (US) President Joseph “Joe” Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, Malacañang said on Thursday.“Our President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sends his warmest greetings and the best… Read Mor

PRRD to maintain ‘warm’ relations with Biden: Panelo

 January 20, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will keep a “warm and friendly” relationship with the United States (US) under the presidency of Joe Biden, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Wednesday.In a press statement, Panelo was confident that Duterte would… Read More


US support to 2016 arbitral award to continue under Biden: envoy

 January 21, 2021

MANILA – The United States, under newly sworn-in President Joe Biden, is likely to maintain its position in the South China Sea by continuing to uphold the 2016 arbitral award, Philippine Ambassador to Washington D.C. Jose Manuel Romualdez said Thursday.

Under the previous administration of… Read More

Duterte congratulates President Joe Biden

Looking forward to working closely with the new administration of President-elect Biden anchored on mutual respect, mutual benefit, and shared commitment to democracy, freedom and the rule of law

 President Rodrigo Duterte has joined other world leaders in congratulating US President-elect Joe Biden on his victory in the 2020 US presidential elections, Malacañang said Sunday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after Biden’s victory in… Read More