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Duterte a ‘destabilizer’? How ironic, Palace says

“It is ironic that Senator Risa Hontiveros, who spends so much of her time undermining the efforts of this administration, would refer to the President as ‘destabilizer-in-chief,’” Roque said. Duterte a ‘destabilizer’? How ironic, Palace says Malacañang criticized Senator Risa Hontiveros for calling President Duterte a Source link: Duterte a ‘destabilizer’? How ironic, Palace says.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerSep 21st, 2018

No special session for 2019 budget — Palace

MALACAÑANG on Friday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte will no longer call for a special session for Congress to finish its deliberations on the proposed 2019 budget......»»

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Palace: Duterte disowns credit for Balangiga bells a sign of humility

“The recent remarks of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte disowning credit for the successful return of the Balangiga Bells to the country after more than a century outside of Philippine soil highlights the style of the Chief Executive: action-oriented and no-frill public service marked by humility,” Panelo said. Palace: Duterte disowns credit for Balangiga bells a… link: Palace: Duterte disowns credit for Balangiga bells a sign of humility.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Disowning credit for return of Balangiga bells shows Duterte s sincerity — Palace

Refusing to take credit for the return of the Balangiga bells to the Philippines show President Rodrigo Duterte's sincerity in upholding sovereignty through diplomacy, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

House seeks Dioknos ouster over P75-B pork; Duterte still trusts him - Palace Manila Bulletin News

The House of Representatives last night unanimously adopted a resolution urging President Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno over alleged executive pork insertions......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Palace rejects House call to fire Diokno

With his “unblemished” record as a public official, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno still has the trust of President Duterte and should remain in his position despite demands by some lawmakers that he be dismissed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Palace rejects House call to sack Diokno

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte continues to trust Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Malacañang said on Thursday, amid calls for his ouster over an alleged P75-billion “insertion” in the proposed 2019 national budget….READ The post Palace rejects House call to sack Diokno appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte to attend turnover of Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar--Palace | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will attend the turnover ceremony for the Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar on Saturday, Malacanang said on Thursday. In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte still trusts Diokno despite House troubles, says Palace

Despite a House resolution recommending Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's removal from the Cabinet, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on Thursday that President Rodrigo Duterte still trusts him......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte to attend turnover of Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar–Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will attend the turnover ceremony for the Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar on Saturday, Malacanang said on Thursday. In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said the…READ The post Duterte to attend turnover of Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar–Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte’s confidence on Diokno ‘remains unimpaired’–Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte continues to trust in the integrity of Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Malacañang said on Thursday, amid calls for his ouster over an alleged P75-billion “insertion” in the…READ The post Duterte’s confidence on Diokno ‘remains unimpaired’–Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Duterte to attend turnover of Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar–Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will attend the turnover ceremony for the Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar on Saturday, Malacanang said on Thursday. In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said the…READ The post Duterte to attend turnover of Balangiga bells in Eastern Samar–Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Palace: Duterte won’t attend Balangiga bells’ turnover in Eastern Samar

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will skip the handover of the Balangiga bells to town officials in Easter Samar on December 15, his spokesman said on Wednesday. “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte would not…READ The post Palace: Duterte won’t attend Balangiga bells’ turnover in Eastern Samar appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Palace shrugs off Time s Person of the Year award

Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo shrugged off yesterday the Person of the Year award conferred by Time magazine on Rappler’s Maria Ressa for her role in the protection of press freedom amid attacks from President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Palace advisers back extended session for budget

THE DEPARTMENT of Budget and Management (DBM) will recommend to President Rodrigo R. Duterte that Congress hold a special session during its holiday break to pass the 2019 national budget, though the Senate expressed doubts that it can pass the legislation before the new year......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Palace forms PH-wide task force vs Reds | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has formed a national task force to end the armed conflict with communist rebels. Duterte signed on December 4 Executive Order (EO) 70, which institutionalizes the Whole-of-N.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Palace forms PH-wide task force vs Reds

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has formed a national task force to “end” the armed conflict with communist rebels. Duterte signed on December 4 Executive Order (EO) 70, which institutionalizes “the Whole-of-Nation…READ The post Palace forms PH-wide task force vs Reds appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Leni and her minions

She can deny it all she wants, but Vice President Leni Robredo cannot hide the fact that some anti-government groups to which she belongs are working double time to cut short President Rodrigo Duterte’s stint in Malacañang Palace. For his part, former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte surely was credible and responsible enough to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Palace signs mother-child health law

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed Republic Act. No. 11148, a measure promoting the health of mothers and children, upgrading the government’s offerings in the areas of maternal, neonatal, and child health and nutrition in the first thousand days of life......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

‘We prosecute people who violate human rights,’ says Palace

MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang Palace disputed on Monday the remark of Sen. Risa Hontiveros calling President Rodrigo Duterte the "single biggest threat to human rights" in the Philippines. Contrary to criticisms of alleged rising human rights abuses under the Duterte administration, the President respects human rights, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing on Monday. "Of course. We've been saying so and we have shown it. We prosecute people who violate human rights," he said. Earlier on Monday, Hontiveros issued a statement to commemorate International Human Rights day, saying that the "President has singlehandedly rolled back human rights s...Keep on reading: ‘We prosecute people who violate human rights,’ says Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Duterte wants Arroyo to explain alleged P2.4-B ‘pork’ – Panelo

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte wants to hear the explanation of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on the alleged pork barrel insertions in the proposed 2019 national budget, Malacaang said Monday. "He (Duterte) said that there will be some explanation on the part of Speaker Arroyo and others. So let's hear them," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo told reporters in a Palace briefing when asked about the President's stand on the supposed budget insertions. Earlier, Senator Panfilo Lacson revealed that the funds were allocated to Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who received P2.4 billion worth of projects, and House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr., P1.9...Keep on reading: Duterte wants Arroyo to explain alleged P2.4-B ‘pork’ – Panelo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018