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Duterte won’t apologize to Pacquiao – Palace

Malacañang yesterday rejected the call of a former lawmaker for President Duterte to apologize to Sen. Manny Pacquiao over his recent tirades against the senator......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 22nd, 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

DOJ to expedite pastillas probe as Palace tries to explain Duterte boast

The Department of Justice will speed up its investigation into Bureau of Immigration personnel linked to the “pastillas” scheme, Secretary Menardo Guevarra said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 24 min. ago

Palace distances from matrix linking Hidilyn Diaz in oust-Duterte plot

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque on Tuesday distanced himself from the matrix that had linked weightlifter and Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz to personalities and groups that are allegedly plotting to oust President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Palace defends SONA focus on drug war

The opposition’s criticisms against President Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address are expected, Malacañang said yesterday as it defended his decision to focus on the administration’s controversial war on drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

‘Tinalo ang China, walang giyera’: Recto lauds Hidilyn’s Olympic win

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Tuesday congratulated Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, with a quip that she won over China without the need to resort to war. Recto’s remark was a swipe at President Rodrigo Duterte whose repeated retort to criticisms for his failure to assert the country’s claims in the […] The post ‘Tinalo ang China, walang giyera’: Recto lauds Hidilyn’s Olympic win appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

PNP to observe maximum tolerance for SONA protesters

"Let's just learn to respect each other and I assure you we won't have any problems... In the past five SONAs of our President Duterte, your Philippine National Police has demonstrated well its respect for the right of our countrymen to hold protest actions to express their views," Eleazar said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

'UndoingDuterte | Public health’s sorry state under an unapologetic regime

With President Duterte down to his last months in office, community health advocates say health spending is an election issue that must be addressed – a first step in undoing the sorry state of the country’s public health care under an administration that won with a promise of tapang at malasakit. The post #UndoingDuterte | Public health’s sorry state under an unapologetic regime appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Cash windfall for Olympians, Paralympians

On the day of the opening of the Summer Olympic Games, Malacañang Palace announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians and 6 Paralympians “as token and to celebrate the achievement of the athletes qualified for the Olympics and Paralympics.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Olympians, paralympians given P100K boost

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte provided a much-needed morale booster for the Filipino Olympians and Paralympians that will be vying in the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics after adding P100,000 to their games allowance. Malacañang Palace announced that President Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 games allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians and […] The post Olympians, paralympians given P100K boost appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Duterte adds P100K on Olympian’s games allowance

While the whole world prepares for the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, Malacañang Palace announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 games allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians “as a token and to celebrate the achievement” of the athletes qualified for the Olympics and Paralympics. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Butch Ramirez is […] The post Duterte adds P100K on Olympian’s games allowance appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Palace won t go along with ICC, cites lack of mechanism

The International Criminal Court (ICC) cannot compel the Philippines to cooperate with its probe on alleged drug war killings, despite a ruling by the Supreme Court saying the Philippines remains obliged to cooperate even after withdrawing from the Rome Statute, the Palace said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

PDP hijacked by anti-democracy forces

Last Saturday’s national assembly of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) that ousted Sen. Manny Pacquiao as its president and installed a rabid Duterte follower in his place has all the makings of a virtual coup d’etat that could pave the way for another six years of authoritarian rule.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Duterte greets Muslims on Eid’l Adha feast

President Duterte and Palace officials yesterday joined the Muslim community in the observation of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

Sara: COVID-19 won’t suspend COC filing, 2022 polls

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio yesterday said that the COVID-19 pandemic will not suspend the filing of certificates of candidacy from Oct. 1 to 8 nor stop the national elections on May 9 next year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Duterte to preside over PDP-Laban meeting

President Duterte is set to preside over the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan national assembly on July 17 in Clark, Pampanga, amid the feud between the factions of acting party president Sen. Manny Pacquiao and vice chairman Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Duterte doesn’t need booster shot – Palace

President Duterte, who has been fully vaccinated with China-made Sinopharm jabs, will not need COVID-19 booster shots like San Juan Rep. Ronaldo Zamora, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Pacquiao vs Duterte

He has done nearly everything else except formally announce it, because if he does, under Commission on Elections (Comelec) rules he could be liable to charges of premature campaigning, but perennial absentee senator-cum-boxer Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao seems determined to run for President in 2022. He has reportedly narrowed his choices for vice-presidential running mate to… The post Pacquiao vs Duterte appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Rama had private meeting with Duterte on Tuesday night

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Will Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama be endorsed again by President Rodrigo Duterte? The vice mayor remains mum about it even after he had a private meeting with the President in Malacañang Palace on Tuesday night, July 13, 2021. Rama confirmed that he met the President for a private visit […] The post Rama had private meeting with Duterte on Tuesday night appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Duterte urges public not to believe punch-drunk Pacquiao s corruption claims

Contrary to the claim of Sen. Manny Pacquiao, officials won't allow P10 billion in pandemic aid to be lost, President Rodrigo Duterte said, dismissing the accusation as a statement from someone who is "punch-drunk.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Duterte recognizes Cusi leadership

President Duterte recognizes the leadership of PDP-Laban vice chairman and Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, who has been expelled from the ruling party by a faction led by its acting president Sen. Manny Pacquiao, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021