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Duterte campaign officer: Cambridge Analytica had no hand in presidential run

Duterte campaign officer: Cambridge Analytica had no hand in presidential run.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 12th, 2018

Duterte denies Cambridge Analytica hand in campaign

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Friday denied any link to a British political consulting firm currently at the center of a controversy involving the improper sharing of data from millions of Facebook accounts. Duterte issued the statement after his campaign team was dragged into the controversy involving Cambridge Analytica after they were seen in a May 2015 photograph [...] The post Duterte denies Cambridge Analytica hand in campaign appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Did Duterte s campaign team work with Cambridge Analytica?

BOOKMARK THIS PAGE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW WITH POMPEE LA VIÑA AT 4PM MANILA, Philippines – Rappler talks to Juan Gabriel "Pompee" La Viña, the person responsible for crafting President Rodrigo Duterte's social media strategy for his 2016 presidential campaign. After photos surfaced of suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix with Duterte's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Palace: Duterte ‘did not purchase’ Facebook data

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte “did not purchase” Facebook data from UK consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica for his presidential campaign in 2016, Malacañang said on Tuesday. “The President won the election fair and square with an overwhelming mandate of over 16 million votes and a margin of over six million. Support […] The post Palace: Duterte ‘did not purchase’ Facebook data appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Duterte campaign team never paid for Cambridge Analytica services – Malacañang

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang denied that the campaign team of President Rodrigo Duterte ever transacted with Cambridge Analytica for election-related services. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque quoted Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez in a statement sent to media on Tuesday, April 10. "The Secretary of Finance, in his capacity as treasurer of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal

LONDON: Cambridge Analytica, the British marketing analytics firm, announced on Wednesday that it was closing and would file for insolvency in Britain and the United States after failing to recover from the Facebook data scandal. The decision follows weeks of intense pressure on the company, hired by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, after allegations emerged it [...] The post Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Duterte did not buy data to win election — spokesman

President Rodrigo Duterte's election victory in 2016 did not rely on information bought from anybody and his campaign team did not hire political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, his spokesman said on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Malacañang on Cambridge Analytica, Sereno vs De Castro, Sandiganbayan on Napoles | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang denies President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign ever transacted with Cambridge Analytica for election-related services.  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno clashes with Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro during the oral arguments for the quo warranto petition to remove the Chief Magistrate.  The Sandiganbayan denies the motion of alleged pork barrel ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Duterte election team did not pay Cambridge Analytica for campaign services - Roque

Duterte election team did not pay Cambridge Analytica for campaign services - Roque.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Duterte social media campaign manager: ‘Nix influenced my work’

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – After photos surfaced of suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix with President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign insiders, Duterte's social media director said he remembers Nix's talk but denies working with Cambridge Analytica's parent company, Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL). Jose Gabriel “Pompee” La Viña, who helped craft ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Text, emails to decide future polls – expert

(The Manila Times is reprinting this story, published on May 16, 2015, in light of the recent scandal in the US over the sharing of personal data of millions of Facebook users with Cambridge Analytica, a consultancy firm that worked for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Some experts believe that the culling of personal data helped [...] The post Text, emails to decide future polls – expert appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

ISIS, Brazil, Facebook: Your Thursday Briefing

Cambridge Analytica's parent company apparently helped Rodrigo Duterte win the Philippine presidential election, our former Europe Morning Briefing writer, Patrick Boehler,........»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica denies data misuse amid UK regulator probe

LONDON, United Kingdom – Communications firm Cambridge Analytica said Monday, March 19, it "strongly denies" allegations it harvested data on 50 million Facebook users for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, as British regulators prepare to ask a court to allow access to its systems. The British data analysis company, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Palace: War on graft yielding results

Malacaang pointed to graft cases filed against 17 local officials in Boracay as among those that showed progress in the Duterte administration's anticorruption campaign.   In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte's "Sibak, Sibak, Sibak" campaign did not spare even Cabinet officials.   The 8888 hotline, which the President had ordered set up to receive complaints from the people, had an "average resolution rate of 93.2 percent in 2017," according to Roque. ---Julie M. Aurelio...Keep on reading: Palace: War on graft yielding results.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Palace spokesman rates Duterte s war on drugs 8.5 out of 10

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque gave President Duterte a high grade of 8.5 out of 10 in the war on illegal drugs, claiming that the controversial campaign is enjoying popular support in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Panelo blasts Aquino indictment over DAP

President Duterte's chief legal counsel has downplayed the case former President Benigno Aquino III is facing over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as a mere "consuelo de bobo" indictment.   While Aquino's indictment may be a development in the fight against graft and corruption, the charge filed is not enough, said chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo.   "While in the narrow sense, the indictment is a welcome development or push in [the] relentless campaign against graft and corruption, it must be noted, however, that the charge is but a consuelo de bobo indictment," he said on Friday.   Panelo issued the statement days after the O...Keep on reading: Panelo blasts Aquino indictment over DAP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Panelo: Aquino indictment over DAP a  mere ‘consuelo de bobo’

  The case filed against former president Benigno S. Aquino III over the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) was a mere "consuelo de bobo indictment," President Rodrigo Duterte's chief lawyer saidon Friday.   Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo issued the statement two days after the Ombudsman indicted Aquino for usurping Congress' budgetary powers when he approved DAP.   "While in the narrow sense the indictment of former President Benigno Aquino III is a welcome development or a push on [Duterte's] relentless campaign against graft and corruption, it must be noted however that charge is but a consuelo de bobo indictment,"...Keep on reading: Panelo: Aquino indictment over DAP a  mere ‘consuelo de bobo’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Hontiveros urges Senate inquiry into killing of 3 priests

  Are Catholic priests now the target of "tokhang" operations?   Sen. Risa Hontiveros raised this question on Wednesday as she sought a Senate inquiry into the killing of priests amid President Rodrigo Duterte's verbal attacks on Catholic clergy critical of his war on drugs and other abuses.   The President has accused priests of hypocrisy and corruption for supposedly seeking favors from politicians.   Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, however, said the President "never incited these killings."   The President was even alarmed by the killings and ordered an "intensified" campaign against crime, he added.   "We join ...Keep on reading: Hontiveros urges Senate inquiry into killing of 3 priests.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Trillanes on Sara Duterte’s threat: Hindi ko na lang papatulan

Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday shrugged off the threat made by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and maintained his earlier claim that President Rodrigo Duterte allegedly tapped his daughter to run for president in 2022. "Hindi ko na lang siguro papatulan 'yan, I don't have time for that," Trillanes told reporters at the Senate. Earlier on Wednesday, Sara Duterte told Trillanes to leave her alone in peace in Davao City, warning that the senator and his friends can spend more than a billion pesos just to make her "insignificant" in the 2022 presidential elections. "President Duterte imagines you will be shot, on the other hand, I will make sure you are alive and...Keep on reading: Trillanes on Sara Duterte’s threat: Hindi ko na lang papatulan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Palace sees hand of lawless elements in priests’ killing

MALACAÑANG yesterday said lawless elements are out to discredit government efforts against criminality by sowing division through acts such as the killing of priests. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement after Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas called on President Rodrigo Duterte to stop his verbal attacks on the Catholic Church….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

With a wary eye on China, Duterte looks to Moon

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (L) reaches for a hand shake with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) after a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul June 4, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ahn Yo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018