Roque returns as Palace spokesman

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 16:13:10 +0000

Lawyer Harry Roque will return as Palace spokesman, Malacañang confirmed on Monday, saying the health crisis needed a “new tack on messaging.” Salvador Panelo, chief presidential legal counsel, confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte offered the position of Palace spokesman to Roque and he accepted it. “The Office of the President welcomes Secretary Roque back to the Cabinet and wishes him all the best as he […]

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Roque to return as Palace spokesman

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 04:55:11 +0000

LAWYER Harry Roque will return as spokesman for President Rodrigo Duterte as the crisis needed a “new tack on messaging”, Malacanang said on Monday. In a statement, Assistant Secretary Rachel Queenie Rodulfo of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) confirmed that Roque accepted the President’s offer to rejoin the administration. “The present crisis calls for a […]

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PSG mulls suing Covid-hit lawmaker

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:14:35 +0000

The Presidential Security Group (PSG) is considering filing a case against Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support Party-list Rep. Eric Go Yap for breaching Malacañang protocol by attending a meeting in the Palace on Saturday despite having symptoms for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In a phone patch interview, PSG Commander Jesus Durante 3rd said […]

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P200-B supplemental Covid budget needed

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 16:20:07 +0000

HOUSE Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Saturday said the government would allocate a P200-billion supplemental budget for the next two months to help contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis. Cayetano added that government officials present at a meeting in Malacañang have agreed to allocate not less than a P200-billion package as aid in light […]

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Govt won’t let up case vs ABS-CBN

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 16:25:58 +0000

A petition of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) to nullify ABS-CBN Corp.’s franchise will still push through even after President Rodrigo Duterte accepted the network giant’s apology over a critical campaign commercial, a Malacañang official said on Saturday. In a media interview, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo reiterated that Duterte’s displeasure with ABS-CBN had […]

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After absence from public eye, Duterte photo with family released

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:51:45 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s partner Honeylet Avanceña on Monday released a photo of the Chief Executive who has not been seen in public for more than a week. In a photo shared to the media Sunday night, Duterte is seen with Avanceña and their daughter, Veronica in their Davao City home. Presidential Spokesperson […]

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Malacañang mourns demise of former DENR chief Gina Lopez

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:13:19 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Monday mourned the death of former environment secretary Regina “Gina” Lopez, described as one of the most “passionate” Cabinet members of President Rodrigo Duterte. “News has reached the Office of the President that former Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Regina Paz L. Lopez has passed, and it is with […]

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Panelo hits back at Lacson for ‘Chinese Embassy spokesman’ jab

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:13:20 +0000

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Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo on Sunday fired back at Sen. Panfilo Lacson for insinuating that he was speaking for the Chinese Embassy when he shared to the media its ambassador’s reaction to fears that some Chinese workers in the country could spy on Philippine military bases.

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Palace reactivates task force on El Niño

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:20:50 +0000

Palace reactivates task force on El Niño

Malacañang has ordered the reactivation and reconstitution of a task force dedicated to mitigating the effects of El Niño, which is expected to continue until the end of August. Executive Order No. 38 on the reactivation of the El Niño Task Force was signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Aug. 13, which the Palace […]

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New law declares Sept. 8 a special working holiday

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:15:25 +0000

New law declares Sept. 8 a special working holiday

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte has declared September 8 of every year a special working holiday to commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Duterte signed Republic Act 11370 on August 8, declaring Sept. 8 of every year a special working holiday nationwide to commemorate the birth of the Virgin Mary. The […]

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