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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

Palace tells Congress to pass new tax amnesty law that will prevent fraud

President Duterte signed the tax amnesty law last February 14 but vetoed some items including a provision that would have granted general amnesty for all unpaid internal revenue taxes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News17 hr. 14 min. ago

Coco levy bill lacks ‘vital safeguards,’ says Duterte re veto

MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte vetoed the coco levy fund bill because it lacked "vital safeguards" to avoid past mistakes and "may be violative of the Constitution."   Last week, the Palace confirmed that Duterte vetoed the measure seeking to create a P100-billion trust fund for coconut farmers.   READ: Duterte vetoes coco levy fund bill   Duterte explained his reasons for vetoing the measure in a letter addressed sent to the House Representatives last Thursday, Feb. 14.   "After much deliberation, I have come to the conclusion that the bill may be violative of the Constitution and is lacking in vital safeguards to avoid t...Keep on reading: Coco levy bill lacks ‘vital safeguards,’ says Duterte re veto.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2019

Palace floats Sara Dutertes possible bid for president - The Manila Times Online

Like father like daughter, Malacaang on Friday floated the idea of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio seeking the countrys presidency. Speaking to reporters, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Du.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Palace floats Sara Duterte’s possible bid for president

Like father like daughter, Malacañang on Friday floated the idea of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio seeking the country’s presidency. Speaking to reporters, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Duterte-Carpio, or…READ The post Palace floats Sara Duterte’s possible bid for president appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Palace: Duterte to veto items in budget if it violates SC ruling on pork - ABS-CBN News

Palace: Duterte to veto items in budget if it violates SC ruling on pork ABS-CBN News MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte will veto items in the proposed 2019 budget if he sees that these violate a 20.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Palace: Bacanis challenge to Duterte absurd - ABS-CBN News

Palace: Bacani's challenge to Duterte 'absurd' ABS-CBN News MANILA - Malacaang on Wednesday described Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani's friendly challenge to President Rodri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Clock winds down on rice tariff bill signing with no announcement of veto

PALACE OFFICIALS said Thursday that the rice tariffication bill remains “for signing” right up to today’s deadline for President Rodrigo R. Duterte to veto the measure, but did not comment on the reason for the delay, adding an element of uncertainty to its enactment......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Shortage of skilled workers hampering ‘Build, Build, Build’ program – Duterte

SAN JOSE DEL MONTE CITY, Philippines - The country's shortage of skilled workers is to blame for the delay in the implementation of infrastructure projects under the government's "Build, Build, Build" program, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday.   "Itong Build, Build, Build, medyo atrasado. Walang trabahante," Duterte said in a speech here during the initial campaign sortie of his PDP-Laban party.   In Memorandum Circular 57, the Palace said unfinished government infrastructure projects "cause great inconvenience and serious damage to the prejudice of the general public, and adversely affect the delivery of basic services." READ:Duterte reminds gov't age...Keep on reading: Shortage of skilled workers hampering ‘Build, Build, Build’ program – Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Palace warns vs poseurs using Duterte’s name to solicit funds 

MANILA, Philippines -- Malacaang has warned the public against people soliciting campaign funds in behalf of President Rodrigo Duterte.   Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Office of The President had learned"that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's name has been used or dropped to solicit or accept campaign funds, contributions or materials in favor of the senatorial candidates he has personally endorsed."   "For everyone's information and guidance, the President has not authorized anyone in either the private or public sector, including government agencies like the Bureau of Customs, to resort to such illegal undertakings," Panelo said in a stateme...Keep on reading: Palace warns vs poseurs using Duterte’s name to solicit funds .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Palace: Opposition victory in 2019 polls not a ‘repudiation’ of Duterte

  MANILA, Philippines -- An opposition senatorial candidate winning in the May 2019 midterm elections "doesn't mean a repudiation"of the Duterte administration, Malacaang said Tuesday. "It only means that when opposition candidates win, it is an expression of the electorate telling them that we're putting you there to cooperate with this administration because we believe in this presidency and not you to destabilize it," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing. "I think that should be the message," Panelo added. In the latest Pulse Asia and SWS surveys, only Manuel "Mar" Roxas II and Benigno "Bam" Aquino made it to the top 12. "Now, as ...Keep on reading: Palace: Opposition victory in 2019 polls not a ‘repudiation’ of Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Palace defends Duterte’s Senate slate

It's more of a presidential slate than an administration ticket for the senatorial elections in May. On the eve of the start of the campaign for national candidates, the Duterte administration still had no full slate for the 12 Senate seats up for grabs in the midterm elections. It was a departure from the full slate of the Aquino administration's Team P-Noy in 2013 and the ticket of the Arroyo administration's Team Unity in 2007. President Rodrigo Duterte told reporters on Jan. 23 that he would have his own personal ticket because it was "the right thing to do." Mr. Duterte's 11 So far, the President has endorsed 11 senatorial aspirants --- four of the five candidates...Keep on reading: Palace defends Duterte’s Senate slate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Palace on Duterte s endorsement of Estrada, Marcos

Palace on Duterte s endorsement of Estrada, Marcos.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Pork won’t be allowed

The battle for the 2019 budget is not yet over despite the bicameral conference committee’s recent approval as it had shifted to the Palace, which said yesterday President Rodrigo Duterte will comb through its “every provision” amid allegations of pork barrel insertions. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panel also stressed that the Chief Executive would be “scrutinizing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Palace: Duterte wants more safeguards in PCA bill

Palace: Duterte wants more safeguards in PCA bill.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Palace hits Balanga bishop for lambasting Duterte - Philippine Star

Palace hits Balanga bishop for 'lambasting' Duterte Philippine Star The bishop of Balanga, Bataan should pray for President Rodrigo Duterte instead of criticizing his pronouncements, Malacaan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Duterte open to changes in rice tariffication bill

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte gave rice industry stakeholders a chance to submit their suggestions on what should be changed in the rice tariffication bill before it is signed into law next week. During the Palace briefing on Thursday, February 7, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the rice tariffication bill ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Duterte set to sign Rice Bill into law, for the & lsquo;greater good& rsquo;& mdash;Palace

Duterte set to sign Rice Bill into law, for the & lsquo;greater good& rsquo;& mdash;Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Palace: Duterte won’t veto rice tariffication bill

Malacañang on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of the Rice Tariffication Bill would be “forthcoming” despite strong calls from farmer groups for the chief executive to use his veto power on the measure......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Duterte honors six soldiers with Order of Lapu-Lapu - The Manila Times Online

Six soldiers posthumously received the Order of Lapu-Lapu with the rank of Kalasag (shield) from President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo on Wednesday said Duterte h.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Duterte in robust health, downed by slight fever – Palace

President Duterte continues to enjoy “robust” health but had to skip an event over the weekend because of a slight fever, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2019