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Palace on Amnesty report: Pinoys satisfied with Duterte

MANILA, Philippines - The special concern aired by human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) on reports of extrajudicial killings under President Dute.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 23rd, 2017

Palace on Amnesty report: Pinoys satisfied with Duterte - Philippine Star

Palace on Amnesty report: Pinoys satisfied with Duterte - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2017

Amid lower rating, Duterte admin to work ‘double time’ vs inflation—Palace

The Malacaang on Sunday thanked the public who are still satisfied with the current administration despite the looming increase of prices of commodities. "Nagpapasalamat kami sa ating mga kababayan na patuloy na nasisiyahan sa Administrasyong Duterte," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement, reacting to the latest Social Weather Stations' survey. (We are thanking our countrymen who are continuing to be satisfied with the Duterte administration.) "As the survey shows, in what Social Weather Stations calls its Governance Report Card, of the 14 specific subjects rated, we received the lowest rating in fighting inflation. Nonetheless, public satisfaction remai...Keep on reading: Amid lower rating, Duterte admin to work ‘double time’ vs inflation—Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Tax amnesty bill awaits Duterte nod

The tax amnesty bill is now up for President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval after Congress ratified the bicameral report on the measure......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Palace: Duterte s proclamation not intrusion, usurpation; Trillanes violates amnesty | News

Palace: Duterte s proclamation not intrusion, usurpation; Trillanes violates amnesty | News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Palace: Michael Yang is one of Duterte’s consultants

Malacaang on Tuesday confirmed that Chinese businessman Michael Yang is one of President Rodrigo Duterte's advisers. "Michael Yang is just one of those advisers that the President consults on particular matters," Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Panelo then made the confirmation after a report citing records from Malacaang showed that the Palace entered into contracts with Yang, giving him the title of "Economic Adviser to the President." Asked if the President appointed Yang, Panelo said: "It appears from the document that I saw, signed by Secretary (Menardo) Guevarra and (Executive) Secretary (Salvador) Medialdea." Panelo insisted that th...Keep on reading: Palace: Michael Yang is one of Duterte’s consultants.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Duterte orders gov’t officials to ‘bring back normalcy’ to typhoon-hit areas

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government officials to strive to"return to normalcy as soon as possible" the areas ravaged by Typhoon "Rosita." Duterte visited Isabela two days after the typhoon hit the province and other parts of northern Luzon. READ: WATCH: 'Rosita's' strong wind batters Isabela Despite the report from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) that at least 15 people died, the President said he was "satisfied" with government's response to the disaster in Isabela. "I am satisfied with the response of government; everybody's here. And I think everyone is doing their duty. I'd like to thank you for that," he said in a...Keep on reading: Duterte orders gov’t officials to ‘bring back normalcy’ to typhoon-hit areas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

SWS survey on democracy, Harry Roque, Chris Evans | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: 84% of Filipinos satisfied with how democracy works – SWS. Duterte asks Roque to reconsider Senate run. DOJ's latest proof vs Trillanes: No minutes of all amnesty deliberations. Boracay beach vendors in limbo, seek help of Malay town officials. Chris Evans wraps up role as Captain America {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

78% of Pinoys satisfied with drug war – SWS

Despite worldwide criticism, a majority of Filipinos remained satisfied with the Duterte administration’s campaign against illegal drugs, according to the second quarter survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Survey: 4 of 5 Pinoys satisfied with drug war

Public satisfaction with President Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs is slightly up in the second quarter of 2018, while rejection of his campaign against loiterers has boiled over, with most Filipinos insisting it is a violation of their human rights. According to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll taken from June 27 to 30, 78 percent of Filipinos are satisfied with the war on drugs while 13 percent are dissatisfied, for a net satisfaction rating of +65 percent, a slight improvement over +64 percent in March. The hairline improvement, however, is enough for Malacaang to claim success in the crackdown on narcotics that has taken the lives of more than 4,500 mostly poor d...Keep on reading: Survey: 4 of 5 Pinoys satisfied with drug war.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Most Pinoys happy with drug war – SWS

MAJORITY of Filipinos are satisfied with the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, according to a survey of the Social Weather Systems (SWS). The poll conducted from June 27 to 30, 2018 showed that 78 percent of the respondents said they were satisfied with the efforts of President Rodrigo Duterte to weed out illegal drugs. This… link: Most Pinoys happy with drug war – SWS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Most Pinoys happy with drug war – SWS

MAJORITY of Filipinos are satisfied with the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, according to a survey of the Social Weather Systems (SWS). The poll conducted from June 27 to 30, 2018 showed that 78 percent of the respondents said they were satisfied with the efforts of President Rodrigo Duterte to weed out illegal drugs. This [...] The post Most Pinoys happy with drug war – SWS appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Palace: No need for addendum to Duterte s order voiding Trillanes amnesty

There is 'no need' to issue an addendum to the Proclamation No. 572 of President Rodrigo Duterte voiding the amnesty of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV even as the chief executive has pointed o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 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

Duterte defers to court, Palace on inflation, Serena Williams | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte decides to wait for the courts to issue an arrest warrant against Senator Sonny Trillanes, rather than order a military arrest. Malacañang downplays the record-high 6.4% inflation rate in August. Malacañang refuses to comment on a report that the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Off-guard

The public was caught off-guard this week by the proclamation President Rodrigo Duterte issued revoking the amnesty granted to opposition lawmaker Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. While the President signed Proclamation 572 on 31 August, none of the media outfits seemed to have gotten wind of the proclamation that there was barely a report on it […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Guevarra: DOJ not involved in Trillanes’ amnesty review

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra insisted on Wednesday that his department was not involved in the review of the amnesty given to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Guevarra issued the statement after Trillanes tagged him as part of the "incompetent" legal team of President Duterte for voiding the amnesty given to him by the previous administration without legal basis. "The DOJ was not involved at all in the reviews of his (Trillanes) amnesty. And I don't make ad hominem arguments," Guevarra, who was designated officer-in-charge of the national government while Duterte is in Israel and Jordan, told Palace reporters in a text message. In a proclamation issued August 31, President Ro...Keep on reading: Guevarra: DOJ not involved in Trillanes’ amnesty review.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Fact check: Palace claims Trillanes did not apply for amnesty

Claiming that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV did not comply with the minimum requirements to qualify for an amnesty, President Rodrigo Duterte revoked the amnesty granted to the senator in 2011......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Opposition senators to fight illegal, abusive Duterte order vs Trillanes

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Opposition senators on Tuesday, September 4,  vowed to fight the Palace-ordered arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV , which they called an “illegal and abusive exercise of presidential power.” The senators said in separate statements that Proclamation 572, which revoked the amnesty granted to Trillanes in 2010, was only ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Duterte has info on Naga as ‘hotbed of shabu’ — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte has access to information tagging the home province of Vice President Leni Robredo as a "hotbed of shabu," Malacaang claimed on Thursday. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque stressed that Duterte's pronouncement that Naga is allegedly a breeding ground for methamphetamine was not made out of thin air. "I'm sure he (Duterte) has access to information indicating certain areas to be hotbeds of shabu. He must have seen in the report that Naga is one of them," Roque told reporters. "I don't think it's something that the President would say from thin air because he has access to all information that even you and I don't have access to,"...Keep on reading: Duterte has info on Naga as ‘hotbed of shabu’ — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 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