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Clark Airport, Earned P1 Billion under the Duterte Administration

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For the first time, the Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) has been able to reap record breaking revenue for the first time since it was built in 1995. Jaime Alberto Melo, president of the Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) said they have just exceeded its revenue since 2018 of their revenue of PhP1-billion. Loading... "Numbers of airlines, flights, destinations and business activities increased ever since President Rodrigo Duterte called for greater utilization of Clark Airport. The marketability of Clark Airport and the civil aviation complex were keys to achieving this milestone, "Melo said. According to Melo, it has increased by 32% since last year with a profit of PhP257.43 million more than US $ 814.115 a year ago. With the help of Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, the revenues also increased due to aeronautical and non-aeronautical operations at Clark Airport, as well as the Bases Conversion and Development Auth

Health Care for all Filipinos: Pres. Duterte Signs Universal Healthcare Act

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President Rodrigo Duterte today February 20, 2019 signed the Universal Health Care Act, a bill which seeks to give all Filipinos health care coverage and benefits. Loading... Under the law, Filipinos will be automatically enrolled in the proposed National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) either as “direct contributors” or those who have the capacity to pay premiums, or “indirect contributors” or those sponsored by the government such as indigents, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities. The law ensures all Filipinos are guaranteed equitable access to quality and affordable health goods and services and protection against financial risks. It automatically enrolls all Filipinos to the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP). Filipino residents can avail of  primary health care services even without PhilHealth identification cards.