Duterte still most trusted gov’t official? Not surprising, Panelo says

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 06:00:54 +0000

Malacañang is not surprised that President Rodrigo Duterte remains the most trusted government official, noting that his approval and trust ratings keep on increasing even as his detractors continue to hurl criticisms against his administration.

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Bill creating BSU-San Rafael campus lapses into law

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:10:27 +0000

A bill seeking to create a campus of the Bulacan State University (BSU) in the municipality of San Rafael, in Bulacan has lapsed into law.

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Fake: Palace denies memo on non-apprehension of TNVS drivers, operators 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:48:14 +0000

Fake: Palace denies memo on non-apprehension of TNVS drivers, operators 

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang denied Friday that Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed a memorandum to exempt TNVS drivers

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Duterte calls looming House coup ‘wishful thinking’

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:47:28 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte said this Thursday as he downplayed the claims of his son Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo Duterte that Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano may face a coup challenging his bid for Speaker.

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Duterte to fire 64 Customs execs, employees

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:06:11 +0000

Duterte to fire 64 Customs execs, employees

As many as 64 Bureau of Customs officials and employees are on President Duterte’s chopping block over corruption allegations.

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Hints of looming House ‘coup’ not a blow to Duterte’s ‘clout’—Palace

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:06:06 +0000

Reports that some lawmakers are unhappy with President Rodrigo Duterte’s choice of Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano as the next House Speaker does not show the Chief Executive’s lack of authority in the lower chamber, Malacañang said Thursday.

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Duterte orders ‘freezing’ of Customs execs, workers

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 18:07:39 +0000

Duterte orders ‘freezing’ of Customs execs, workers

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the “freezing” of several high-ranking officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) over allegations of corruption.

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Malacañang rejects UN rights investigation of drug killings

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 21:14:08 +0000

Malacañang rejects UN rights investigation of drug killings

Malacañang on Friday rejected a call by some members of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to probe the growing number of killings in President Duterte’s war on drugs, saying it was interfering in the country’s sovereignty.

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‘Shit happens’ in drug ops? Bato means ‘accidents do happen’—Panelo

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 10:33:55 +0000

'Shit happens' in drug ops? Bato means 'accidents do happen'—Panelo

Malacañang on Friday defended neophyte Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa’s remark that “shit happens” during anti-drug operations, saying that the former chief of police was just explaining that “accidents” are bound to happen during police operations.

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Palace ‘optimistic’ 18th Congress will pass FOI bill ‘swiftly’

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 03:25:14 +0000

Malacañang is “optimistic” that the 18th Congress will “swiftly” pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, one of the priority legislations of President Rodrigo Duterte that remains pending.

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