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Duterte still undecided on VP run – Palace

President Duterte has not officially rejected calls for him to run for vice president in next year’s elections, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday, despite Duterte’s claim that he is resisting efforts for him to stay in public service after he finishes his six-year term......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 11th, 2021

Palace says Duterte not ill, merely lost balance due to simple misstep

The 76-year-old leader lost his balance while on a platform during the celebration of the 123rd anniversary of the Philippines' independence in Malolos, Bulacan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Palace sets review of baselines law to give teeth to Hague ruling

President Rodrigo Duterte has directed his office to review the proposal of retired Supreme Court associate justice Francis Jardeleza to craft a new baselines law to enforce the arbitral award the Philippines won in its West Philippine Sea disputes with China......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Palace now floats Go-Duterte tandem

President Rodrigo Duterte’s former aide Senator Christopher Go will definitely run for president in the 2022 national elections should the President decide to run for vice president, Malacanang said......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Duterte eyes possible successors, prefers Sara not to run

President Rodrigo Duterte is considering five possible successors—his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Senators Christopher Go and Manny Pacquiao, and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno -- the Palace said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Palace: Rody VP run known in October

President Rodrigo Duterte will decide on a possible run for the vice presidency by October, when all aspirants to national and local posts must formalize their bids for the May 2022 elections, Malacañang said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Palace agrees with Imee Marcos that fight is over if Duterte decides to run for VP

While President Rodrigo Duterte has not decided on whether to run for vice president next year, Malacañang agrees with Sen. Imee Marcos that the "fight is over" if he does because of his high trust and satisfaction numbers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Bayanihan 3: Why the ‘ayuda for all’ bill must advance

With practically all House members – except Duterte’s son and a few die-hard Duterte lawmakers – co-authoring the measure, Bayanihan 3 brags the unprecedented and massive support of different lawmakers who crossed party lines. The political reasons are obvious, but on one hand, such a move in the House sans Palace nod says a lot about Duterte’s deliberate neglect of calls for cash aid. The post Bayanihan 3: Why the ‘ayuda for all’ bill must advance appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

Palace: Drug war to improve in 2018

The Duterte administration will apply the lessons from its previous experiences in the controversial drug war to make the campaign better in 2018, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Duterte for VP in 2022? ‘He leaves it to God’ — Palace

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is leaving it to God whether or not he would run for vice president in the 2022 national elections. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said this in response to queries over Duterte’s supposed plan to seek the vice presidency. “I think I will quote the President, he leaves it to […] The post Duterte for VP in 2022? ‘He leaves it to God’ — Palace appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Palace distances itself from groups seeking Sara Duterte’s presidency

The Palace on Tuesday distanced itself from groups reportedly pushing for the 2022 presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. Presidential spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque dismissed speculations that Malacañang was involved in the latest initiative amid reports that a former Palace communications official was among those leading the campaign. “Malacañang has nothing to do […] The post Palace distances itself from groups seeking Sara Duterte’s presidency appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Palace: No urgency to meet with ex-presidents over West Philippine Sea

There is no urgency to discuss the West Philippine Sea row with members of the National Security Council and former presidents as former senate president Juan Ponce Enrile has expressed support for President Rodrigo Duterte's handling of the dispute, Malacañang said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Palace cool, Robredo open to vaccine infomercial with Duterte

Malacañang is lukewarm to the idea of having President Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo, who has already expressed her willingness, in one infomercial to encourage Filipinos to get vaccinated against COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

& lsquo;All-presidents& rsquo; meeting eyed

President Rodrigo Duterte is considering meeting with former presidents to discuss the situation in the West Philippine Sea, the Palace said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Palace won’t withdraw order on lower rice tariff

Malacañang yesterday rejected the call of some senators to withdraw President Duterte’s executive order that lowers to 35 percent the tariff rates on imported rice for a year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Duterte to join virtual Nikkei forum

The president will participate in the event virtually and will join leaders from Japan, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam, and heads of international organizations in the lineup of speakers, according to a Palace statement released Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021

Palace defends lowering of tariffs for rice imports

Malacañang yesterday defended President Duterte’s decision to lower the tariff rates on imported rice, saying it is necessary to ensure enough supply of the commodity......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Palace on potential Trillanes presidential run: Dreams are free

Trillanes, a vocal critic of Duterte, announced Wednesday that he would seek the presidency in 2022 if Vice President Leni Robredo does not......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will receive his second dose of Sinopharm’s anti-coronavirus vaccine even as he wanted the jabs pulled out of the country pending its approval for emergency use, Malacañang said Thursday. The second dose for the Philippine leader will not be included among those that will be returned to China, said presidential spokesperson Secretary […] The post Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will receive his second dose of Sinopharm’s anti-coronavirus vaccine even as he wanted the jabs pulled out of the country pending its approval for emergency use, Malacañang said Thursday. The second dose for the Philippine leader will not be included among those that will be returned to China, said presidential spokesperson Secretary […] The post Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Palace: Duterte s Sinopharm vaccination legal

Palace: Duterte s Sinopharm vaccination legal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021