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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Duterte dared: Comply with law against sexual harassment

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:20:36 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte, whose rape jokes have sparked outrage among women’s rights groups, was dared on Tuesday to comply with a law that he had signed penalizing catcalling, wolf whistling, persistently telling sexual jokes and other forms of sexual harassment in public.

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UNHRC probe a chance for gov’t to clarify issues on drug war—CBCP

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 10:27:59 +0000

UNHRC probe a chance for gov’t to clarify issues on drug war—CBCP

MANILA, Philippines — The government should use the resolution of the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as an opportunity to clear up issues regarding its war on drugs campaign, an official from the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said on Sunday. This was the statement of Rev. Fr. Jerome Secillano, executive secretary […]

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If Romualdez runs for VP in 2022, Duterte will endorse him – Palace

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:38:43 +0000

If Romualdez runs for VP in 2022, Duterte will endorse him – Palace

President Duterte will endorse Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez if the lawmaker decides to run for Vice President in the 2022 elections.

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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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Who manipulated fishermen? Palace points to Diokno, IBP

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 21:36:55 +0000

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Thursday said human rights lawyer Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) manipulated a group of fishermen.

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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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Panelo hits back at Amnesty Int’l: Don’t parrot bogus drug war info

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:05:35 +0000

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo on Wednesday urged Amnesty International to stop peddling “bogus information” on the Duterte administration’s war on drugs.

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