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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Palace: No order to stop counting Covid-19 deaths

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 12:45:29 +0000

THERE is no government order to stop counting the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) fatalities, Malacañang said. In a statement issued on Sunday, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy was to be transparent to the public. “Such allegation against the government is absolutely bereft of logic as well as of common […]

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Sison told: Show patriotism for Filipinos amid Covid-19

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 03:45:50 +0000

MALACAÑAN on Friday urged Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Ma. Sison to show his patriotism and work for peace amid the government’s fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the statement after he slammed Sison for calling President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

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Act on ABS-CBN franchise, House told

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:15:09 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte wants Congress to act on the franchise renewal of broadcast giant ABS-CBN Corp., his spokesman said on Thursday. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Congress should do their work, especially since Duterte was being blamed for the impasse over ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal. “The President said they should do something about it. Meaning to […]

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Duterte unfazed by Pogo hubs near military camps

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:09:23 +0000

President: Cory popular for losing Ninoy ‘in hands of Marcos’

MANILA, Philippines – The presence of Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) hubs manned by Chinese nationals near military camps is not something to worry about, President Rodrigo Duterte said, even as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has raised concerns on the country’s national security. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the location of the Pogo hubs does […]

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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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Robredo on possible 2022 presidential run: ‘I’m leaving everything open’ 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:35:36 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo said she is “leaving everything open” on the possibility of joining the 2022 presidential race. “If  you ask me now, I have no plans. I’m leaving everything open,” the Vice President said in an interview with Bloomberg. “We still have three years before the next presidential elections. a […]

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