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Palace: No Duterte hand in telco bidding

Palace: No Duterte hand in telco bidding.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesNov 8th, 2018

Palace: Duterte, Uy closeness had nothing to do with third telco bid

The assumption that Davao businessman Dennis Uy's relationship with President Rodrigo Duterte affected the process of the bidding for the country's third major telco player is baseless, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Palace: 3rd telco bidding transparent

Malacañang has defended the selection of the consortium of President Duterte’s major campaign donor as the provisional third telecommunications player in the Philippines, saying the bidding process has been transparent......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Duterte has no hand in 3rd telco selection – Singson

Councilor Luis "Chavit" Singson of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, denied on Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte had a hand in the selection the country's third major telecommunications player and that he supported the selection of a firm involving Davao City-based businessman Dennis Uy. "Sinasabi ko po palagi nilang ginagamit yung pangalan ng Presidente. Di makikielam si Presidente dito," Singson said in an interview with AM radio station DZMM. [I'm saying that they're always using the President's name. The President will not meddle in this.] Last Wednesday, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) selected Mislatel as the third telco player which would go against rivals ...Keep on reading: Duterte has no hand in 3rd telco selection – Singson.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Duterte pal is 3rd telco player

The group of businessman Dennis Uy's Udenna Corp. and state-run China Telecom was named the provisional third telco in the country yesterday. The bidding deadline yesterday, which came a full year since the Duterte administration launched its third telco initiative to end the duopoly of PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom, unfolded in dramatic fashion as South Korea's KT Corp. backed out and a disqualified group threatened legal action. At the Philippine Stock Exchange, Uy-controlled companies associated with the third telco bid rallied while rivals saw double-digit losses. Three groups submitted offers by the 10:00 a.m. deadline. These were Udenna-China Telecom, LCS Group TierOne Conso...Keep on reading: Duterte pal is 3rd telco player.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

NTC disqualifies PTT, LCS-TierOne

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) today disqualified Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) and the consortium of LCS-TierOne from the third telco bidding for failing to meet requirements. LCS-TierOne, composed of TierOne Communications International Inc. and LCS (Luis Chavit Singson) Inc., failed to provide P700 million representing participation security. PT&T, on the other hand, was […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Duterte didn t admit hand in murders - Palace

'I would like to reiterate that the context of what the President said is that EJKs are the only criticisms levelled against him and no one has ever accused him of corruption. I don't thi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Duterte didn& apos;t admit hand in murders – Palace - INQUIRER.net

Duterte didn't admit hand in murders – Palace - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Final rules for 3rd telco out: Bidding may start November 2018

The Duterte administration published on Friday the final rules for its new major telco initiative, setting the stage for a showdown between aspiring companies seeking to become the country's t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Palace: No Duterte hand in Arroyo s election

Palace: No Duterte hand in Arroyo s election.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 27th, 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

Palace: No more deadline for 3rd telco player

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will no longer set a deadline for the entry of a third telecommunications player in the country, Malacañang announced. This developed after the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) moved again the deadline of submission of bids for the new telco player. “Wala na po siyang….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

No third telco player in March, Palace admits

Malacañang has accepted the reality that a third telecommunications company will not be able to set up shop in the country in March as President Rodrigo Duterte wanted. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the President did not set a new deadline this time but he wants the third telco firm to start operating “as [...] The post No third telco player in March, Palace admits appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Palace compels gov’t agencies to submit procurement funds report – Philippine News Agency

MANILA – Malacanang has compelled all government agencies to submit, “for monitoring and evaluation purposes”, their reports on funds transferred to the Department of Budget and Management-Procurement Service (DBM-PS). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea made this directive through Memorandum Circular No. 38 to all heads of procuring entity (HOPE) of the national government agencies (NGAs), government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCCs), State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and local government units (LGUs). “It is observed that various government agencies are tapping the services of the DBM-PS to serve as the procurement agent for the procurement of supplies, equipment and infrastructure projects,” Medialdea stated in his memorandum. “Now, therefore, all Heads of Procuring Entity (HOPE) of NGAs, GOCCs, SUCs, and LGUs are hereby required to comply with the provisions of RA No. 9184 (GPRA) and its 2016 RIRR, and to submit to Office of the President, for monitoring and evaluation purposes, a report on funds transferred to DBM-PS for the purpose of procuring supplies, equipment and infrastructure projects as of 31 December 2017,” he added. The HOPE have been given until March 31 this year to comply with Malacanang’s directive which is in line with the policy of the state “to promote good governance and to adhere to the principles of transparency, accountability, equity, efficiency and economic in its procurement process.” Section 10, Article V of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184, otherwise known as Government Procurement Reform Act (GPRA), provides that all procurement shall be done through competitive bidding, except as otherwise provide by GPRA. Medialdea explained that the 1987 Constitution provides that the state shall adopt and implement policy of public disclosure of all its transactions involving public interest. The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has been hailed for making good on his campaign promise to fight corruption by promoting transparency and accountability in government. President Duterte has in fact signed Executive Order No. 2 creating Freedom of Information (FOI) right on the first month of his presidency. (PNA)  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

Third telco player still open to other investors, says Palace

The country's telecom industry remains open to other foreign investors, although President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants to give the third slot to China, Malacaang said on Sunday.   "The third player who is expected to enter the Philippines is not limited to China. This is open to all telcos or investor from around the world," Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said in a radio interview.   "Whoever can give the best, the most viable offer, or the juiciest offer to us, that will be the third player in the telecommunications industry in the Philippines," he added.   "The President said that he wants it as soon as possible, first or second quarter o...Keep on reading: Third telco player still open to other investors, says Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Duterte wants 3rd telco player in PH ‘up and about’ by Q1 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology(DICT) to ensure that the third telecommunications player in the Philippines would be up by first quarter of 2018.   "The President has issued a directive to the NTC and the DICT to ensure that the third telco player will be up and about by the first quarter of 2018," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing.   "If it is not approved within seven days, it is deemed approved. That's how serious the President is in the entry of a third telecoms player," Roque added.   Asked why the entry...Keep on reading: Duterte wants 3rd telco player in PH ‘up and about’ by Q1 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Palace: Entry of Chinese telco part of boosting ties with Beijing

THE Duterte administration is not opening its doors to foreign telecommunications companies unless they are from China, a Malacanang spokesman said on Tuesday. Secretary Harry Roque issued the statement as President Rodrigo Duterte has been criticized for allegedly favoring the entry of China Telecom. Lawmakers raised security concerns over the entry of a telecommunications firm [...] The post Palace: Entry of Chinese telco part of boosting ties with Beijing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

No evidence of Duterte hand in EJKs

NO evidence that President Rodrigo Duterte is behind the so-called extrajudicial killings, or EJKs. Incoming presidential spokesperson Harry Roque told Palace reporters yesterday that he does not believe the President could have ordered summary killings. “The perception is he’s behind the killings. I’m here to tell them as a lawyer,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

De Lima sees Palace hand in Bilibid ‘riot’

A furious Senator Leila de Lima on Wednesday said the incident at the New Bilibid Prison in which a high-profile inmate was killed could be a tactic of the Duterte administration to intimidate other inmates into testifying against her......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 28th, 2016

Isidro Lapeña still enjoys Duterte trust – Palace

Former Customs chief Isidro Lapeña still enjoys President Duterte’s trust and confidence until he is found guilty of the charges against him, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 min. ago

NTC selection panel rejects 3rd telco bidding protests

The group led by Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy and China Telecommunications has come closer to becoming the country’s third telco player after the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) selection committee denied the appeals for reconsideration of two losing bidders......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 min. ago