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Duterte looking for a new Palace spokesperson - Philippine Star

Duterte looking for a new Palace spokesperson - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

Don t be offended by Duterte comments on beliefs, Catholics told - Philippine Star

Don't be offended by Duterte comments on beliefs, Catholics told Philippine Star Catholics should not be offended by President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks on their beliefs, the Palace said Wedn.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Palace: Duterte comment linking Roxas to ambushes a joke | Philstar.com

Palace: Duterte comment linking Roxas to ambushes 'a joke' | Philstar.com Philippine Star Was President Rodrigo Duterte serious when he claimed former Interior Secretary Manuel Mar Roxas II w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Duterte believes in competence, capability of women, says Palace - Philippine Star

Duterte believes in competence, capability of women, says Palace Philippine Star President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration have always believed in the competence and capability of women, presi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Duterte as top bully? Only detractors’ view, not public, says Palace

MANILA, Philippines --- The allegation that President Rodrigo Duterte is the "biggest" bully in the Philippines is the perception only of his detractors and not the public in general, Malacaan Palace said Sunday. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement amid public outrage over the now viral video of an Ateneo junior high school student bullying a fellow student inside a school toilet. Many condemned the incident but tagged Duterte as the "biggest" and "number one" bully in the country. On Twitter, Gideon Lasco, a columnist of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, said: "Duterte is the country's bully-in-chief and we cannot be mere spectators." Also on Twit...Keep on reading: Duterte as top bully? Only detractors’ view, not public, says Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2018

Duterte ‘may be persuaded’ to extend martial law in Mindanao — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte "may be persuaded" to grant the recommendation of the military and the police to extend martial law in Mindanao, Malacaang said Monday, less than a month before it expires. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President would have to "evaluate whatever recommendations that the AFP and the PNP will give him." Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez on Monday said the military wanted another one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. Philippine National Police Chief Director Gen. Oscar Albayalde also said that the police wanted the extension of martial rule in the South. "[G]iven the support of mart...Keep on reading: Duterte ‘may be persuaded’ to extend martial law in Mindanao — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Palace: No need for Duterte to issue yearly medical bulletin

There is no need for President Rodrigo Duterte to release a yearly medical bulletin, Malacaang said Monday, following the call of eight senatorial aspirants for the President to release medical bulletins about his health. "The question was whether or not the President should issue a medical bulletin in case of serious illness; the President agrees with that. That is why he informed us of what happened to the medical examinations. I don't think there's a question on that," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Eight senatorial aspirants, which include the President's allies former Philippine National Police Chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa and former Pres...Keep on reading: Palace: No need for Duterte to issue yearly medical bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte& apos;s & apos;death squad& apos; is still just an idea, Palace says - Philippine Star

Duterte's 'death squad' is still just an idea, Palace says - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

South China Sea ruling useless as of now — Palace

Following President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncements on China's occupation of artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo argued that the arbitral ruling is of no use to the country at the moment......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Palace defends Duterte’s move to bar any country to stockpile arms in Palawan

      President Rodrigo Duterte's recent decision not to allow any country to stockpile arms and ammunition in the island-province of Palawan reflects his "acumen and diplomacy" in dealing with the West Philippine Sea dispute, Malacaang said Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the remark after international political risk analyst Anders Corr said Duterte's recent pronouncement will leave the island militarily vulnerable to the advantage of China. "The President's recent decision not to allow any country to stockpile arms and ammunition in Palawan reflects his acumen and diplomacy in dealing with the issue," Panelo said in a statemen...Keep on reading: Palace defends Duterte’s move to bar any country to stockpile arms in Palawan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Palace: Michael Yang is economic adviser to Duterte - Philippine Star

Palace: Michael Yang is economic adviser to Duterte - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Palace on Duterte& apos;s comment on saints: People laughed, weren& apos;t offended - Philippine Star

Palace on Duterte's comment on saints: People laughed, weren't offended - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Palace: Nora Aunor Will Be National Artist in ‘God’s Perfect Time’

Malacañang on Thursday expressed optimism that Nora Aunor, known in Philippine cinema as Superstar, will receive the coveted National Artist award “in God’s perfect time”. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after the actress from Bicol was excluded from the new list of National Artists conferred by President Rodrigo Duterte in a ceremony held […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Palace: No to PDEA’s surprise drug test for 2019 election bets

  Malacaang on Friday rejected the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct surprise drug tests on candidates for the 2019 midterm elections. Presidential Spokesperson Panelo said such test should be taken "voluntarily" and not be forced on candidates. "Well sa tingin ko, dapat voluntary. Kung ayaw hindi naman pupuwedeng pupuwersahin mo," Panelo said in an interview over state-run Radyo Pilipinas. "Kung wala naman talagang itinatago, magbu-volunteer talaga iyan," he added, noting that he believes Duterte will also turn down the said proposal. On Wednesday, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino floated the idea of giving drug tests to aspir...Keep on reading: Palace: No to PDEA’s surprise drug test for 2019 election bets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Duterte expects better NFA efficiency under DA – Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte is expecting more efficient and closer coordination between agriculture-related departments amid the soaring prices of rice now that supervision of the National Food Authority (NFA) has been returned to the Department of Agriculture (DA), Malacaang said Thursday. "We're hoping that the NFA, Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and if I'm not mistaken the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA), back under the DA (supervision), ay magkakaroon po ng closer coordination sa panig ng DA at ng mga ahensya na closely naman associated sa agriculture," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing. "Inaasahan natin na mas magiging efficient 'yung d...Keep on reading: Duterte expects better NFA efficiency under DA – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Palace: No arms deal yet with Israel, Jordan

Malacaang on Sunday said there was no assurance just yet if the Philippine government would buy defense equipment from Israel and Jordan following President Rodrigo Duterte's official visit to the two countries. "No commitment yet," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a text message. But in another text message, Roque said: "DND and DILG might," referring to the Department of National Defense and the Department of the Interior and Local Government. The President visited Israel and Jordan from Sept. 3 t0 8. In Israel, he made an unannounced visit to a facility to view defense equipment. In Jordan, he joined King Abdullah II in touring a military facility and w...Keep on reading: Palace: No arms deal yet with Israel, Jordan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Nothing wrong with retiring police, military officers joining Duterte in Israel — Palace - Philippine Star

Nothing wrong with retiring police, military officers joining Duterte in Israel — Palace - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Duterte& apos;s aerial inspection of flooded areas cancelled, Palace says - Philippine Star

Duterte's aerial inspection of flooded areas cancelled, Palace says - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Malacañang: National ID to benefit millions of Filipinos

Millions of Filipinos will soon enjoy the benefits of the national identification system, Malacaang said Monday.   This as President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign the bill that will create the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act on Monday afternoon.   Through the legislation, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said, "We hope to improve efficiency and transparency of public services and promote ease of doing business."   "The Palace is pleased that millions of Filipinos will soon enjoy the benefits of the Philippine Identification System Act," Roque said in a statement.   "For the ordinary Juan de la Cruz, the signing of this ...Keep on reading: Malacañang: National ID to benefit millions of Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Palace maintains Duterte said & apos;no& apos; to Boracay casino - Philippine Star

Palace maintains Duterte said 'no' to Boracay casino - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Palace: Duterte won& apos;t run with Marcos for transition gov& apos;t leadership - Philippine Star

Palace: Duterte won't run with Marcos for transition gov't leadership - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018