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We have everything we need : Palace says no need to rush Bayanihan 2

"It seems that Bayanihan II can be discussed during the regular congress because after all, (the) State of the Nation (Address) is just around the corner in July," Roque said......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 30th, 2020

We have everything we need : Palace says no need to rush Bayanihan 2

"It seems that Bayanihan II can be discussed during the regular congress because after all, (the) State of the Nation (Address) is just around the corner in July," Roque said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

Duterte may still need Bayanihan 2 – Palace

Another “Bayanihan” law may have to be enacted to sustain government efforts to address the coronavirus disease 2019 contagion and its impact on livelihood, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2020

Palace: PH in ‘good shape’ in terms of medical supplies, but Duterte needs emergency powers

MANILA, Philippines — While the Philippines is in “good shape” in terms of medical equipment for its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response, President Rodrigo Duterte will still need emergency powers to expedite purchases, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque issued the statement as the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, which granted the President additional […] The post Palace: PH in ‘good shape’ in terms of medical supplies, but Duterte needs emergency powers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Bayanihan Law Effective Until June 25: Palace

The expiration of the Republic Act (RA) 11469 or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act is on June 25, Malacañang said on Saturday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said a provision of RA 11469 clearly states that the law will end on June 25. “We maintain that the effectivity of the Bayanihan act is governed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Palace: Duterte won’t certify as urgent Bayanihan law 2 ‘for now’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not certify as urgent the extension of the proposed law seeking to extend the validity of the special powers to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic in the country, Malacañang said on Thursday. “We wish to announce that Malacañang will NOT certify as urgent the extension of the Bayanihan We […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 4th, 2020

Palace seeks emergency powers for Duterte during COVID-19 crisis

As first reported by ABS-CBN, the unnumbered bill proposed by the Palace, touted the Bayanihan Act of 2020, grants the Chief Executive the power to take over the operations of any privately-owned public utility or business affected with public interest......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2020

Palace: No rush in interpreting President’s ‘separation’ from US

Malacañang wants to take it slow when it comes to interpreting President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that he is separating from the United States, in terms of military and economic alliance......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

Anti-terror bill up for final review – Palace

The controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill is up for final review by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and will soon reach the desk of President Duterte, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Government calls for special Bayanihan session

Malacañang will ask Congress to hold a special session for the bill extending President Duterte’s emergency powers to fight the coronavirus disease 2019 and funding a stimulus package to revive the pandemic-hit economy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Palace on Duterte’s 4 years in office: A great performance

Despite the controversies that hounded his administration, President Duterte delivered a “great performance” in his four years in office, Malacañang said yesterday, as it expressed optimism that the Philippines would overcome the coronavirus pandemic due to “very sound fundamentals.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Duterte to call for special session for Bayanihan 2

Duterte to call for special session for Bayanihan 2.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Anti-terrorism bill now on final review, a week before automatic enactment

The legal team of the Palace already has a recommendation for President Rodrigo Duterte's course of action on the anti-terrorism bill......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

Actor wins ‘largest ever’ Australian defamation payout

Hollywood star Geoffrey Rush won a record multimillion-dollar payout Thursday after an appeal by a Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper against a defamation ruling was thrown out by an Australian court. The Oscar-winner will receive $2 million for lost earnings and compensation after a court rejected an appeal seeking reduced costs and a retrial of the case. […] The post Actor wins ‘largest ever’ Australian defamation payout appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News18 hr. 0 min. ago

Philippines has exclusive jurisdiction over Mindoro collision - Palace

The Philippines will not allow foreigners to intrude into the probe on the collision between a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship and a Philippine fishing boat in the vicinity of Occidental Mindoro, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

Urea kinks dispelled

President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the alleged overpriced fertilizers procured by the Department of Agriculture (DA) is above board in his recent report to Congressional Oversight Committee on the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. “As to the alleged overpricing in the procurement of urea fertilizer, the DA has reported that the centralized fertilizer bidding […] The post Urea kinks dispelled appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 1st, 2020

Palace: 40,000 cases off mark; experts disagree

A Palace spokesman on Tuesday crowed that the country has defined a University of the Philippines prediction that there would be 40,000 COVID-19 infections by the end of June......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

NCR, Cebu City retain status

Cebu City will remain under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) while Metro Manila and other areas will stay under a General Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting today, as the Palace sought to open up more areas of the country currently under lockdown to help restart the economy......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

Duterte to announce quarantine classifications for July 1 on June 30 — Palace

It is expected that the entire Philippines will remain under some level of community quarantine, as the IATF has removed "new normal" from its classification scale......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2020

Palace: POGOs must pay correct taxes or just go

"We need them (POGOs), because we need the revenues but unless they pay up, goodbye," Roque said at a press briefing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2020

Digong kinalampag Kongreso: Bayanihan Act palawigin

Umaasa si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na makukuha niya ang suporta ng Kongreso para sa extension ng RA 11469 o Bayanihan Heal As One Act para matiyak ang mabilis na pagrekober ng bansa sa COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJun 28th, 2020