The Philippines has no plan to rejoin the International Criminal Court, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said Monday, with the tribunal’s prosecutor seeking to resume a probe into ex-president Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war.
An environmental watchdog group Greenpeace Philippines urged President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. to drop nuclear power and fossil fuels and head straight to renewable energy instead.
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr vowed Monday to slash poverty, rein in soaring food prices and boost renewable energy, as he unveiled an ambitious blueprint for his six-year term.
A toxic and waste watchdog group urged President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to address the country’s crisis on plastic, toxic, and waste, and ban single-use plastics in time for his upcoming State of the Nation Address on July 25.
Ahead of the Marcos administration’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA), communities affected by the climate crisis from across the country demanded that the new government prioritize coherent plans to address climate change – and push for a genuine shift to renewable energy (RE).
President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. will take inspiration from his father and namesake, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, to solve the country’s perennial rice shortfall by implementing “Masagana 150”.
The Philippine central bank announced a surprise interest rate hike Thursday, raising borrowing costs for the third straight month and warning more could follow as officials try to rein in surging energy and food prices.
According to the DBM, the Duterte administration already released 93.2% of the 2022 National Budget, with only 6.7% for Pres Marcos Jr to spend.
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has tested positive for Covid-19, his spokeswoman said Friday, two days after he met face-to-face with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Manila.