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Palace defends Duterte's 'very disciplined' spending on foreign trips

Jun 19, 2017 - 5:20 PM

There s very strict accounting regarding that matter says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella on how the government handles expenses for President Rodrigo Duterte s trips abroad

President Rodrigo Roa DUterte walks past honor guards upon his arrival at the VIP Airport in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on March 19, 2017 for a two-day official visit. TOTO LOZANO/Presidential Photo

Duterte's foreign trips cost thrice more than predecessors'

Jun 17, 2017 - 3:24 PM

EXCLUSIVE: The government spends at least P386 2 million 7 72 million on foreign trips during Duterte s first year in power In one trip expenses shoot up to P31 8 million 636 000 a day

President Rodrigo Duterte is joined Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go as he arrives at the Franciso Bangoy International Airport in Davao City prior to his departure for a series of state visits to three countries in the Middle East including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Qatar which kicked off on April 10, 2017. Malacañang Photo

Duterte skips Japan forum due to Marawi conflict

May 30, 2017 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED The President is supposed to attend the International Conference on the Future of Asia in Tokyo from June 5 to 6


Aquino to pitch $20-B infra projects to European investors

Sep 15, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Aquino is seeking investments from investors in 4 European countries this week

President Benigno Aquino III met Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for a bilateral meeting at the Palacio de la Moncloa in Av Puerta de Hierro, Madrid on September 15.  (Photo courtesy of Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Palace: P31.9M price tag for Aquino's Europe trip

Sep 14, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigal Valte says the amount covers all the expenses of the Chief Executive and his delegation for their 8 day visit to Spain Belgium France and Germany

FIRST TRIP TO EUROPE. This will be his first trip to the region as Philippine president. Photo courtesy of Malacañang