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Palace defends deportation of EU party exec

Deciding whom to allow into the country is an exercise of sovereignty, Malacaang said on Monday, defending immigration officials' move to deny entry and deport a Socialist Party official from the European Union who had criticized President Duterte's brutal war on drugs. Italian Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary general of the Party of European Socialists (PES), was held by immigration officers when he arrived at Mactan-Cebu International Airport in Lapu-Lapu City around 3 p.m. on Sunday and was immediately deported. Filibeck, a native of Rome, was due to attend a two-day congress of the opposition Akbayan Party with about 20 other foreign delegates but was stopped at the immig...Keep on reading: Palace defends deportation of EU party exec.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerApr 17th, 2018

Palace defends deportation of EU pol party official

Palace defends deportation of EU pol party official.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

LP exec: Attacks vs VP Leni to favor Marcos

      An opposition party believed that the attacks against Vice President Leni Robredo are in support of the supposed plan by former Senator Bongbong Marcos to "subvert the people's will and revise history."   In a statement by the Liberal Party (LP) on Wednesday, party vice president for external affairs Erin Taada said Solicitor General Jose Calida's "obvious pro-Marcos stance" on the recount of votes in the 2016 vice presidential election is "more disturbing." READ:Calida defends stand to take Bongbong's side on ballot shading threshold "It appears that the attacks on Vice President Leni are based on Bongbong Marcos's plan to subvert the p...Keep on reading: LP exec: Attacks vs VP Leni to favor Marcos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Palace defends deportation threat vs European leader

Malacañang on Monday, April 16, maintained the government has discretionary authority to bar a European socialist leader from entering the country. “There is no rule under the International Law that would compel us to admit anyone whom we do not want to admit in our territory. That’s the exercise of sovereignty,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. […] The post Palace defends deportation threat vs European leader appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Palace on deportation of EU official: It’s a ‘sovereign decision’

MALACANANG on Monday justified the government’s decision to block the entry into the country and deportation of a European politician, saying he was “a person we don’t want to be in our territory.” Palace spokesman Harry Roque made the statement after the Akbayan Party condemned the deportation of Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European [...] The post Palace on deportation of EU official: It’s a ‘sovereign decision’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Palace exec defends plans to buy military equipment from China - Inquirer.net

Palace exec defends plans to buy military equipment from China - Inquirer.net.....»»

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Merkel defends legacy as divided party picks new leader

HAMBURG, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday, December 7, offered a staunch defense of her moderate course during 18 years as party leader, as her Christian Democratic Union chose between a loyal deputy and a longtime rival to succeed her. Accepting a lengthy standing ovation from delegates, many tearful ........»»

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Palace defends Duterte’s marijuana joke

Malacañang yesterday defended President Duterte’s statement about “taking marijuana,” saying he was just joking......»»

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Palace defends economic team on fuel excise tax hike redux - Sun.Star

Palace defends economic team on fuel excise tax hike redux - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Palace defends Espenido’s reassignment to Ozamiz

Controversial police Superintendent Jovie Espenido had to be reassigned to Ozamiz City so he could testify in the hearings on the drug cases filed against the Parojinogs, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

PDEA defends photo of chief, drug suspects

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sees nothing wrong with the presence of its chief, Aaron Aquino, in a party with law enforcement officers implicated in the alleged smuggling of a ton of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu into the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Palace: NHA general manager to temporarily assume functions of fired HUDCC exec | News

National Housing Authority (NHA) General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. will temporarily assume the functions of dismissed Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Falconi Millar, Ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

House assigns Jericho Nograles as caretaker of brother’s Davao district

  House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has designated Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles as legislative caretaker of Davao 1st District after his brother Karlo was appointed Cabinet Secretary. READ:Duterte appointsKarloNogralesas Cabinet Secretary --- Palace "In the interest of the people of the 1st District of Davao City, the Honorable Jericho Jonas B. Nograles is hereby designated as legislative caretaker of the 1st District of Davao City effective immediately," read memorandum No. 17-192 issued by Arroyo last Thursday, November 15, and was made available to media on Tuesday. In a statement, Jericho thanked Arroyo and assured he woul...Keep on reading: House assigns Jericho Nograles as caretaker of brother’s Davao district.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Sotto defends Duterte’s ‘power naps’ in Singapore

Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III on Saturday downplayed criticisms of President Rodrigo Duterte's "power naps," saying: "Hindi dapat ito masamain." [These shouldn't be taken in a bad way.] Last Nov. 14, on the second day of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit in Singapore, the President Duterte missed some events attended by other regional leaders reportedly because he took "power naps." READ:Duterte 'took power naps' during absence in Asean events --- Palace In an interview with AM radio station DWIZ, Sotto said Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. might have advised the President to not attend some sessions. "Siguro yung secret...Keep on reading: Sotto defends Duterte’s ‘power naps’ in Singapore.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 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 defends proclamation vs Trillanes amnesty

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Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Palace defends proclamation vs Trillanes amnesty

Palace defends proclamation vs Trillanes amnesty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

LP asks Palace for transparency on Michael Yang s role as adviser

The Liberal Party on Wednesday questioned the appointment of Davao-based Chinese businessman Michael Yang as an economic adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Palace maintains Sister Fox must follow the law

Malacañang has advised Australian missionary Patricia Fox to follow the law “whether here or elsewhere” and denied that the deportation proceedings against her were meant to silence government critics......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Palace defends Duterte s remarks on Undas

Palace defends Duterte s remarks on Undas.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Palace defends Duterte’s All Saints’ Day remarks

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Saturday defended President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks on the Catholic celebration of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. "The President's remarks, as described by news articles, were said in jest," Panelo said in a statement on Saturday. READ: Duterte mocks Filipinos' celebration of 'Undas' "A joke is a joke and the same does not require an explanation. Nor should it be given as a religious slight," he added. Earlier, Duterte poked fun of the country's celebration of the said holidays. "Happy All Saints'...Bakit naman...tarantado talaga itong mga Katoliko ang puta, bakit ba may All Souls' Day at All Saints' Day?" Duterte asked d...Keep on reading: Palace defends Duterte’s All Saints’ Day remarks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018