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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Panelo clarifies: Cops may accept only ‘unsolicited gifts’

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 11:54:00 +0000

Panelo clarifies: Cops may accept only ‘unsolicited gifts’

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Sunday clarified President Rodrigo Duterte’s “accepting-gifts-not-bribery” remark, saying that the chief executive was only referring to unsolicited gifts given “as a mere ordinary token of gratitude or friendship.”

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Palace expresses alarm over maltreatment of foreign nationals

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 03:09:49 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Sunday expressed alarm over the growing number of maltreated foreign nationals in the country.

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Palace distances from SC lifting of TRO on Aquino Mamasapano trial

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:40:44 +0000

Palace distances from SC lifting of TRO on Aquino Mamasapano trial

Malacañang distanced itself from the Supreme Court decision lifting the temporary restraining order on the Mamasapano trial against fomer president Benigno Aquino III.

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Panelo on Duterte’s health: He’s OK, still cursing

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:43:23 +0000

Panelo on Duterte’s health: He’s OK, still cursing

“He is very much okay. He is still cursing,” presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in jest Tuesday after being asked about the President Rodrigo Duterte’s health in an interview with CNN Philippines.

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Retired generals among STL owners not remitting shares? ‘Chismis lang yata yun,’ says Panelo

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:29:59 +0000

Retired generals among STL owners not remitting shares? ‘Chismis lang yata yun,’ says Panelo

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Tuesday said reports of retired generals as among small-town lottery owners (STL) not remitting shares were possibly mere hearsay. Panelo said this after Sen. Panfilo Lacson earlier disclosed that the retired police and military officers with STL franchises allegedly did not remit shares from their collections to […]

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