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Duterte hits priests; Palace says slays aim to divide nation

President Duterte yesterday continued his tirades against priests, stressing they were no different from him when it came to fondness for women......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2018

Duterte hits priests; Palace says slays aim to divide nation - Philippine Star

Duterte hits priests; Palace says slays aim to divide nation - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Joyce Bernal to direct Duterte s third SONA

MANILA, Philippines – Joyce Bernal will be directing President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA). A palace source privy to SONA arrangements confirmed the news to Rappler. Bernal is known for directing blockbuster hits, including the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival entry Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad, Bakit Hindi ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Palace hits Balanga bishop for ‘lambasting’ Duterte

The bishop of Balanga, Bataan should pray for President Rodrigo Duterte instead of criticizing his pronouncements, Malacañang said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Rob, kill bishops? Some clergy living luxurious lives while masses endure poverty—Palace

      MANILA, Philippines---The latest threat of President Rodrigo to rob and kill rich bishops was only meant to emphasize the failure of some Church leaders to empathize with the poor while they---the clergy---continue to live luxurious lives, Malacaang said Friday.   In a speech in Masbate on Wednesday, Duterte suggested to bystanders to rob and kill moneyed bishops, stepping up his attacks on the church that has been critical of his brutal drug war.   READ: Duterte hits bishops anew   "Listening to his speech with an open mind and watching his body language, one can easily discern that [Duterte] was only airing his sentimen...Keep on reading: Rob, kill bishops? Some clergy living luxurious lives while masses endure poverty—Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Palace hits Pangilinan for blaming Duterte on daily killings |

MANILA, Philippines -- Malacaang slammed Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan's "intellectually challenged" and "infinitely reckless" remark blaming President Rodrigo Du.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Duterte hits back at Tagle, says he never bullied people

DAVAO CITY --- President Duterte hit back at Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle during the gathering of barangay officials here, saying that he never bullied people and that it was the Church people who started it all. "When did I ever scare or bully people?" President Duterte asked in the middle of his speech before barangay officials, mentioning Cardinal Tagle. "Itong si Tagle, kwidaw daw ko, hadlokon, kanus- a bako nanghadlok (Tagle said, be careful, I'm scaring people, but when did I ever scare people)? " the President said. He said it was the priests who started it all when they said during Mass that they were praying to God for Duterte to die from ailment. "S...Keep on reading: Duterte hits back at Tagle, says he never bullied people.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

Palace probes alleged order for clergy to leave Balangiga plaza

MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang Palace is investigating an incident that took place on Saturday during the turnover of historic church bells in Balangiga in Easter Samar, in which a presidential staff member allegedly asked priests and bishops to leave the town plaza before the arrival of President Rodrigo Duterte. READ:Duterte staffer tells clergy to leave Balangiga plaza -- priest In reaction, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo issued a statement on Sunday, saying: "I did not see any occurrence as described nor hear any complaint coming from the Apostolic Nuncio and the CBCP [Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines] president whom I talked to just before the Presiden...Keep on reading: Palace probes alleged order for clergy to leave Balangiga plaza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 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

Duterte favors ‘controlled, regulated’ use of marijuana for healing – Palace

  MANILA, Philippines — Malacaangreiterated Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte is in favor of legalizing medical marijuana, a day after the nation’s top leader joked about using cannabis to stay awake. “Well, the President already made a statement on that prior. He said for purposes of medicine to heal, he’s in favor, but not for… link: Duterte favors ‘controlled, regulated’ use of marijuana for healing – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Maza hits militarization in gov t; Palace says allegation distorted

Former National Anti-Poverty Commission lead convener Liza Maza slammed the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to transfer some agencies under Malacañang’s supervision to departments whose heads are former military officials. Source link link: Maza hits militarization in gov't; Palace says allegation 'distorted'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

From national address to one-on-one talk: Palace announcement confuses public

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque earlier announced that President Rodrigo Duterte would like to “speak to the nation.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte cancels address to the nation

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has cancelled his address to the nation scheduled at on Tuesday afternoon, Malacañang said. The Palace broke the news to reporters shortly before 2 p.m. Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go earlier said the address would be a talk-show type and would be “co-hosted” by Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador [...] The post Duterte cancels address to the nation appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Duterte to address the nation on Sept. 11 – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will address the nation on Tuesday, the Palace said, amid issues hounding the government, including the soaring prices of food due to the quickening inflation and the revocation of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s amnesty. Source link link: Duterte to address the nation on Sept. 11 – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Palace submits draft bill creating disaster response agency to Congress

Malacañang has sent to Congress a draft bill creating a separate agency in charge of disaster risk reduction and response a week after President Rodrigo Duterte stressed the need for such a department during his third State of the Nation Address......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Robredo hits Duterte for untruth on human rights

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo criticized President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, July 28, for pitting "human rights" against "human lives" in his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA). Robredo, a long-time human rights lawyer, said Duterte's statement was a "blatant untruth" and a "false and misleading dichotomy." "We all know that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

House leadership standoff spoiled SONA director Bernal s masterstroke — Palace

The leadership issue at the House of Representatives spoiled what should have been the “masterstroke” of movie director Joyce Bernal during the third State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte.  Source link link: House leadership standoff spoiled SONA director Bernal's masterstroke — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Bishop hits Duterte for pitting human rights vs human lives

MANILA, Philippines – Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David criticized President Rodrigo Duterte for pitting human rights against human lives in his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA), as he promised to continue a "chilling" anti-drug campaign . "Such a statement implies that the victims of drug-related killings ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

CHR’s Gascon hits Duterte human rights tirade

MANILA, Philippines – It is wrong for President Rodrigo Duterte to equate respecting human rights with endorsing crime, Commission on Human Rights chairperson Chito Gascon said on Monday, July 23. Reacting to Duterte's 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA), Gascon said: “These calls and other public protestations ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Duterte s 3rd SONA to stick to ‘change is coming’ theme – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte, who was elected on the campaign slogan “change is coming,” intended to stay on the same subject when he delivers his 2018 State of the Nation Address on Monday. Source link link: Duterte's 3rd SONA to stick to ‘change is coming’ theme – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Palace releases report on Duterte administration’s achievements for past year

On Saturday night, two days before the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacaang Palace released a 68-page report detailing his administration's achievements for the past year. The report, in a pamphlet form, covers key achievements of every department from July 2016 to July 2017. In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that this year's Sona would be different from the past two presidential addresses in that the Palace held three pre-Sona forums -- "Tatak ng Pagbabago" -- during which the administration's accomplishments were spelled out. "Traditionally, the Sona is a highlight of achievements of the previous year, but th...Keep on reading: Palace releases report on Duterte administration’s achievements for past year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018