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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......»»

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

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

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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

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

Duterte to sign Bangsamoro law before SONA on Monday, says Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) will be historic as the Chief Executive is expected to sign the proposed Bangsamoro law before delivering his speech on Monday, Malacañang said on Thursday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. made the statement after the 28-member bicameral conference committee approved on Wednesday night the reconciled [...] The post Duterte to sign Bangsamoro law before SONA on Monday, says Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Federalism, rice tariffication among Duterte’s legislative agenda — Palace

BILLS on federalism, and rice tariffication were among President Rodrigo Duterte’s top legislative agenda for the third regular session of the 17th Congress, Malacañang said on Thursday. In a press conference, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte intended to present the legislative agenda of his administration before delivering his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. [...] The post Federalism, rice tariffication among Duterte’s legislative agenda — Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

New SONA director confirmed

A PALACE official confirmed President Rodrigo Duterte wants director Joyce Bernal to direct his third State of the Nation Address (SONA). Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said it was actor Robin Padilla who recommended Bernal to the President. Bernal is known for directing romantic-comedy films. “[T]his year ang gusto ng Presidente….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Bernal is President’s choice to direct 3rd SONA – Andanar

    President Rodrigo Duterte wanted director Joyce Bernal to direct his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), a Palace official said on Wednesday   Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said it was actor Robin Padilla who recommended Bernal to the President.   Bernal is known for directing romantic-comedy films.   "[T]his year ang gusto ng Presidente si Ma'am Joyce,"Andanar told reporters in an interview in Valenzuela City.   Andanar admitted he is "excited" to see Bernal's output.   "As a creative person, I'm also excited on the output of Director Joyce," he said.   Filmmaker Brillante Mendoza h...Keep on reading: Bernal is President’s choice to direct 3rd SONA – Andanar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Duterte to ‘speak from heart’ in SONA 3 — Palace

President Duterte may again deviate from his prepared speech during his third State of the Nation Address as he is expected to speak “from the heart” instead of focusing on the gains of his administration, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Duterte s SONA 2018 will be straight from the heart

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will have more time to express his personal sentiments in his upcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA), Malacañang said on Thursday, July 5. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said  in a Palace news briefing that the conduct of "pre-SONA briefings" to report on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Palace: Duterte’s 3rd SONA speech to come ‘straight from the heart’

 President Duterte’s economic managers will conduct their own briefings prior to the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) to allow the chief executive to deliver his message to the Filipino people “straight from the heart,” the Palace said Thursday.   Source link link: Palace: Duterte’s 3rd SONA speech to come ‘straight from the heart’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Mayors’ slays aimed at eroding public trust in Duterte — Palace

MALACAÑANG yesterday said it considers the back-to-back killings of Luzon mayors as an attempt to erode public confidence in President Rodrigo Duterte even as it denied the presence of a culture of impunity in the country. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. issued the remark after Akbayan party-list Representative Tom Villarin… Source link link: Mayors’ slays aimed at eroding public trust in Duterte — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018