Tuwid na Daan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Tuwid na Daan


LP bets in Iloilo hope to deliver for Mar, Leni

May 05, 2016 - 2:13 PM

Iloilo City considered a Liberal Party bailiwick was a driving force in the ruling party s victory in the 2010 national elections

YELLOW. Liberal Party Iloilo, city councilor slate promises to continue 'Daang Matuwid' in the city. Photo by Russel Patina/Rappler.com

Mar Roxas' unlikely ally

Jan 18, 2016 - 3:16 PM

San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez crosses party lines to endorse administration standard bearer Mar Roxas

5 years of Aquino: Highs and lows

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:05 PM

Rappler looks back at the most criticized and most applauded statements and actions of President Aquino

LAST SONA. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III smiles during a signing ceremony between Philippine's Department of Trade (DTI) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) on business promotion cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 2015. File photo by Franck Robichon/EPA

Nearly 4 of 10 Filipinos feel Aquino strayed from 'straight path'

Oct 13, 2014 - 11:31 AM

Results from a Pulse Asia survey in September show that 36 of Filipinos feel President Aquino has failed to adhere to his promise of transparent corruption free government

ACKNOWLEDGED. Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma says Malacañang acknowledges the survey results showing opposition to a second term for the President but says it is one of many ways to measure public sentiment. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Fiscal incentives rationalization to add P30B in PH annual revenue

Aug 19, 2014 - 6:57 PM

After 16 years the departments of Finance and Trade and Industry have reached an agreement and will submit the revised version of the bill this week

Petilla: No need for Aquino to invoke emergency powers if …

Aug 11, 2014 - 12:47 PM

… PSALM will be allowed to contract additional generation capacities to address the Luzon power crisis in 2015

18 PPP projects worth P602B for rollout before June 2015

Aug 05, 2014 - 7:32 PM

Two of the biggest PPP projects to be launched are the P265 billion North South commuter rail and the P132 billion mass transit loop

TO BID. The largest PPP project under the current administration, the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike project will be open for bidding before 2014 ends, President Aquino says in his 5th SONA, Monday, July 28. Map from dpwh.gov.ph

PEZA’s Jan-July investments up 30.77%

Aug 01, 2014 - 4:11 PM

A combination of approved export enterprises and IT companies boosted the period’s investments

DOE: Malampaya shutdown can no longer be moved

Jul 30, 2014 - 11:41 PM

The Interruptible Load Program and energy conservation are the best options so far to mitigate the looming power shortage the department says

NO TO RESCHEDULE. Shell Philippines Exploration B.V., the consortium running the Malampaya natural gas platform, has informed the Department of Energy that it could no longer reschedule the maintenance shutdown of the facility. Image from Sembcorp Marine website

Customs adamant: Apply for accreditation by July 31 or else...

Jul 30, 2014 - 7:08 PM

Despite pleas the agency is not extending the deadline for the accreditation of brokers and importers

NO EXTENSION. Customs Commissioner John Sevilla reiterates the agency will no longer extend the deadline for the brokers and importers' accreditation.

With 2 years left in his term, Aquino has more to do, biz groups say

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:42 PM

President Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address earns raves rants from business groups and a former Cabinet official

Meralco gets ready for the looming power crisis

Jul 29, 2014 - 2:45 PM

As Malacañang mulls over a state of emergency declaration in the power sector Meralco has outlined steps it may take to help mitigate any power shortage in Luzon in 2015

GETTING READY. Meralco has already outlined action steps in response to the looming power crisis. File photo by Agence France-Presse / Jay Directo

Philippine population to hit 142M by 2045

Jul 29, 2014 - 1:54 PM

The Philippine Statistics Authority says the Philippine population will swell by nearly 50M in 2045 even with the projected decline in the annual growth rate

Aquino: Philippines ‘more open for business’

Jul 28, 2014 - 10:45 PM

In his 5th SONA the President urges his ‘bosses’ – the Filipino people – to choose a successor who will continue the economic reforms of his administration

Aquino: More PPP projects awarded than past 3 admins

Jul 28, 2014 - 9:07 PM

President Aquino says they ve awarded more PPP projects than the past 3 administrations

TO BID. The largest PPP project under the current administration, the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike project will be open for bidding before 2014 ends, President Aquino says in his 5th SONA, Monday, July 28. Map from dpwh.gov.ph

Customs: A year after SONA shaming

Jul 28, 2014 - 9:13 AM

How is the Customs doing a year after President Aquino singled it out in his SONA for being incompetent and corrupt?

HARD-PRESSED. Bureau of Customs Commissioner John Sevilla is leading the reforms meant to curb corruption and improve the collections of the agency

Fiscal incentives bill: Is it really priority?

Jul 27, 2014 - 6:13 PM

Now 15 years pending in Congress will this measure be passed before President Aquino’s term ends in 2016?

Businessmen’s SONA 'wishes'

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:01 PM

As President Aquino delivers his 5th SONA on July 28 businessmen say their top 3 wishes are improved competitiveness increased foreign direct investments and more jobs

#RHlaw goes against 'tuwid na daan' – critic

Jul 23, 2013 - 4:58 PM

Critic tells the Supreme Court exposing next generation to RH law means going the way of the US: teenagers having multiple sex partners

PNoy to Jun, Risa, Jamby: Don't lose heart

May 22, 2013 - 11:35 PM

At the Team PNoy victory party President Benigno Aquino III asked that his 3 senatorial bets who didn t make the cut continue to serve the country in their own capacity

Palace satisfied with conduct of polls

May 14, 2013 - 2:06 PM

Malacañang says the emerging victory of Team PNoy expands the President s mandate

SATISFIED. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda says Malacanang is satisfied with the midterm polls. Screengrab from RTVM

S&P upgrade proves good governance - Palace

Jul 07, 2012 - 8:32 PM

Credit ratings agencies see President Benigno Aquino III as untainted by corruption says a Palace spokesperson

PNoy after 2 years: Noynoying?

Jul 02, 2012 - 10:40 PM

After winning on the promise of change is PNoy singing a different tune two years later?

What PNoy left out in his US trip mantras

Nov 01, 2011 - 8:00 AM

President Aquino delivered his favorite lines during his US trip but for observers what he left unsaid spoke more about his leadership