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Inquirier.net
Sacked Navy chief hopes frigate project to proceed amid controversieshe said. Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano has earlier called on the government to can
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
he said. Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano has earlier called on the government to cancel the purchase for the two frigates. Malacanang was also accused of interference on the deal, but it has been already denied by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New PDP members on narcolist cleared, says Roqueagencies that provided the drug list,” he added. In January 2017, Duterte met
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
agencies that provided the drug list,” he added. In January 2017, Duterte met with mayors from all over the country in Malacanang and threatened to cut their ties to the illegal drug trade or they would die. The President has repeatedly said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dominguez defends balance between business tax cuts, perksFinance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III MALACANANG FILE PHOTO Even as the pl
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III MALACANANG FILE PHOTO Even as the planned cut in corporate income tax rates will depend on the revenue gains of the second tax reform package, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III expressed confidence... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace rejects Miascor appeal for reinstatement of contractairports in the Philippines whose contract was terminated after a series of the
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
airports in the Philippines whose contract was terminated after a series of thefts involving its staff, according to Malacanang on Sunday. The Palace statement came after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered last week the Manila International... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH won’t be part of ‘US-China’ intramural over Scarborough Shoal — PalaceTHE Philippines does not want to be part of the “US-China intramural” over the
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
THE Philippines does not want to be part of the “US-China intramural” over the Scarborough Shoal, Malacanang said on Sunday. “The United States can take care of its own interest,” Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said after China protested against... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bello suspends OFW deployment to Kuwaita domestic helper, was convicted for the murder of a member of her employer’s f
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
a domestic helper, was convicted for the murder of a member of her employer’s family and was sentenced to die by hanging. Malacanang said that the Philippine government had done everything it could to save Pawa, including legal assistance to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace welcomes Senate probe on frigate projectMALACANANG welcomed on Friday the Senate’s move to look into the controversial
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
MALACANANG welcomed on Friday the Senate’s move to look into the controversial acquisition of two Philippine Navy frigates amid reports that President Rodrigo Duterte’s close aide Christopher “Bong” Go supposedly “intervened” in the project. “[The]... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte threatens to fire airport execs if luggage theft happens againBasta may nangyari pa ulit na maski nakawan o ano, I will fire you,” Duterte to
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Basta may nangyari pa ulit na maski nakawan o ano, I will fire you,” Duterte told airport officials during a meeting at Malacanang on Thursday. (For sure, if this thing happens again, whether robbery or anything like that, I will fire... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte threatens to fire airport execs if theft of luggage happens againBasta may nangyari pa ulit na maski nakawan o ano, I will fire you,” Duterte to
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Basta may nangyari pa ulit na maski nakawan o ano, I will fire you,” Duterte told airport officials during a meeting at Malacanang on Thursday. (For sure, if this thing happens again, whether robbery or anything like that, I will fire... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH sells 10-year dollar bonds at tighter yield of 3%Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III MALACANANG FILE PHOTO The Philippine
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III MALACANANG FILE PHOTO The Philippines sold a total of $2 billion in 10-year dollar-denominated bonds at a yield of 3 percent, tighter than the initial pricing guidance. In a statement Friday, Finance... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippine dictator Duterte turns on the media that helped elect himgestures during a turnover ceremony of procured pistols for the Armed Forces of
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
gestures during a turnover ceremony of procured pistols for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at the Malacanang presidential palace in metro Manila, Philippines, on July 18, 2017. Source: Reuters/Dondi Tawatao Lessons can be... Read more
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Minda News
Castro says proposal to amend Consti guarantee of free press, speech came from Palace; Pimentel says no need to amendguarantee of freedom of speech, expression, press and right to peaceably assemb
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
guarantee of freedom of speech, expression, press and right to peaceably assemble did not come from his committee but from Malacanang, House Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro told ANC’s Early Edition on Thursday. “It came from an extrinsic source,”... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -“reckless magnification by certain segments of the national media” of the “dest
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 4 days ago
“reckless magnification by certain segments of the national media” of the “destabilizers’ claims” against the government. Malacanang was quite explicit in its warning to the media: “It will be within the parameters of national security. For... Read more
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Minda News
Bangsamoro in federal system: not template but more of exceptionnominated by the MILF and 10 by the government, submitted its draft BBL on July
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
nominated by the MILF and 10 by the government, submitted its draft BBL on July 17 last year to President Duterte in Malacanang, in the presence of Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Jr. It took a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SWS: Duterte gov’t gets record-high ‘excellent’ ratingPresident Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks during a press conference held in Malacana
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte speaks during a press conference held in Malacanang, Aug 7, 2017. The Duterte administration has raked in a record-high “excellent” net satisfaction rating, based on a nationwide Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte on ‘Comfort Women’ monument: it’s freedom of expressionon Friday that when the Japanese Minister of Internal Affairs and Communication
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
on Friday that when the Japanese Minister of Internal Affairs and Communication Seiko Noda paid a courtesy call on him in Malacanang on January 9 he informed her that he “cannot stop the relatives or even the comfort women still living from their... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SEC defends decision to revoke Rappler’s licensethat the SEC had approved the issuance of these PDRs in the first place and cla
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
that the SEC had approved the issuance of these PDRs in the first place and claimed that the “kill order” had the hand of Malacanang, allegedly upset with certain articles critical of the Duterte administration, particularly a series about how the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace: No media censorship on Rapplerof online news organization Rappler because it allegedly violated the Constitut
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
of online news organization Rappler because it allegedly violated the Constitution on ownership is not media censorship, Malacanang said on Tuesday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque was referring to the SEC ruling that found Rappler in violation of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Sanofi refund won’t affect probe on dengue vaccine — Palacerefund the unused Dengvaxia vaccines will not affect the investigation into the
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
refund the unused Dengvaxia vaccines will not affect the investigation into the controversial dengue vaccination program, Malacanang said on Tuesday. Palace spokesman Harry Roque gave the assurance after Sanofi agreed to the demand of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Licuanan should not go/The way Duterte speaksand while I sign the internal document for my own travels, my signing is always
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
and while I sign the internal document for my own travels, my signing is always based on an official travel authority from Malacanang. The question is, who put these together and who offered it to the congressman?” When the travel-related... Read more
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Minda News
Sison welcomes Duterte’s ‘one-on-one talk’ offer; Dureza says “let’s wait”the one-on-one with Sison, Roque said, “in the context na kailangan muna magpak
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
the one-on-one with Sison, Roque said, “in the context na kailangan muna magpakumbaba ang CPP-NPA.” A transcript of the Malacanang press briefing on Monday morning which MindaNews received in the afternoon, quoted Roque as telling the Malacanang... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte says he 'dismissed' Licuanan as CHED chairChairperson Patricia Licuanan and that it will be accepted by the President," R
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Chairperson Patricia Licuanan and that it will be accepted by the President," Roque said in a press briefing yesterday in Malacanang. Roque said the Office of the President received the resignation letter at 8 a.m. via email. "A hard copy is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte wants to pass Bangsamoro law first before talks on Charter change — PalacePRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte wants the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) passed
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte wants the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) passed ahead of talks on Charter change, a Malacanang official said on Monday. “The President wants to enact [the]BBL first because, in his words, mahirap na…kung magsimula ang... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte receives, will accept Licuanan resignation — PalacePRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte received the resignation of Commission on Higher Educ
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte received the resignation of Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chairperson Patricia Licuanan, Malacanang said on Monday. “I wish to announce that the President has received the resignation of CHEd chairperson Licuanan... Read more
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Minda News
BBL will be passed ahead of shift to federalism – Dutertethat crafted the draft BBL. The draft was submitted to President Duterte on Jul
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
that crafted the draft BBL. The draft was submitted to President Duterte on July 17 last year, in ceremonial rites held in Malacanang and witnessed by Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Jr. MindaNews asked... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Widening the netTrue to his words, the Chief Executive did not lift a finger to save any one of
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
True to his words, the Chief Executive did not lift a finger to save any one of them. In September last year, a leak from Malacanang claimed a Cabinet member was asked to resign due to alleged “conflict of interest.” Several weeks later, Secretary... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Racing against the clockneutralize criminal elements in a federal set-up? Or would this be a blessing i
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
neutralize criminal elements in a federal set-up? Or would this be a blessing in disguise in the event the next occupant of Malacanang would not even approximate half of the current President’s political savvy and leadership? Would the proposed 7... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte on resuming talks with NDF: he and Sison should talkNovember 11.” Duterte also recalled how he spent hours talking with NDF offici
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
November 11.” Duterte also recalled how he spent hours talking with NDF officials in the Presidential Guest House and in Malacanang “as we laid the predicates, the foundations … but when I found out the thrust was really — summing it up all — the... Read more
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Minda News
Whatever happened to Duterte’s EO 10 re 25-member ConCom on constitutional amendments?will be selected here to form the commission ‘yun lang pinaka-bright at ‘yung w
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
will be selected here to form the commission ‘yun lang pinaka-bright at ‘yung walang — with integrity and all,” he told Malacanang reporters on March 13 last year. Duterte has said the BBL will be passed ahead of the shift to federalism. A... Read more
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Pilipino Star
LG to partner with PT&T for 3rd telco slotMANILA, Philippines — Malacanang has reported that South Korea’s LG Corp. is in
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Malacanang has reported that South Korea’s LG Corp. is interested in striking a joint venture with Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) in a bid to enter the Philippine telecommunications industry. Presidential... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte on resuming talks with NDF: he and Sison should talkNovember 11. Duterte also recalled how he spent hours talking with NDF officia
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
November 11. Duterte also recalled how he spent hours talking with NDF officials in the Presidential Guest House and in Malacanang “as we laid the predicates, the foundations … but when I found out the thrust was really — summing it up all —... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte’s Federal Philippines: no Senate but unicameral body with around 50 repslegislature composed of around 50 members with no party list representatives an
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
legislature composed of around 50 members with no party list representatives and a central government still based in Malacanang. This sums up Duterte’s response when MindaNews asked him on his vision of a Federal Philippines during a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte signs EO to prevent junkets of gov’t execsPresident Rodrigo Duterte MALACANANG PHOTO As part of his administration’s cam
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte MALACANANG PHOTO As part of his administration’s campaign against corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order banning the travel of officials in the executive department. “I just signed an Executive... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Differing views on con-ass may check federalism rushin 2019 and has committed to give us the most honest and most credible election
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
in 2019 and has committed to give us the most honest and most credible elections in 2019.” Yet he also didn’t rule out any Malacanang support for Alvarez’s much shorter timetable for completing the Charter revision, the holding of the plebiscite by... Read more
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Sun Star
Comfort woman statue not a diplomatic issue, Palace saysto further comment regarding the issue, stressing that the Palace has nothing t
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
to further comment regarding the issue, stressing that the Palace has nothing to do with it. "The statue is not erected by Malacanang. What are we supposed to do? Then, that should be addessed by the NHCP," Roque said. "The President did not erect... Read more
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The Manila Times
South Korean telco keen to be third service provider, says Palacecompany from South Korea is interested to team up with a local partner to becom
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
company from South Korea is interested to team up with a local partner to become the Philippines’ third telco player, a Malacanang official said on Wednesday. In a radio interview, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gatekeepers vs government junketeershis allegedly having embarked on 18 foreign trips. Acting on the employees’ uni
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
his allegedly having embarked on 18 foreign trips. Acting on the employees’ union formal complaint submitted last month to Malacanang, President Duterte sacked Amaro but only after delaying its official announcement until New Year holidays were... Read more
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Sun Star
69 cops face dismissalof this year na 67 police officers,” he said. “He told me na within the month
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
of this year na 67 police officers,” he said. “He told me na within the month mare-resolve nila lahat ‘yun. He promised Malacanang that the resolutions of these 67 police officers will be submitted to Malacanang for approval by the President... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace offers condolences to family of Malaya publisher Jake MacasaetMALACANANG offered its sympathies to the family of veteran columnist and newspa
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
MALACANANG offered its sympathies to the family of veteran columnist and newspaper publisher Amado “Jake” Macasaet who passed away on Sunday. He was 81. “We condole with the family of Jake Macasaet. Jake as you know was a long-term publisher of... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Duterte’s pastor takes over Catholic leadership, signalling better ties72-year-old collegial body of bishops. Valles was elected the 20th head of CBC
Asian Correspondent / Posted 14 days ago
72-year-old collegial body of bishops. Valles was elected the 20th head of CBCP last July and assumed only last month with Malacanang back then describing the start of his two-year stint as “signaling a new day of peace for a multi-cultural... Read more
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Sun Star
67 cops face dismissalof this year na 67 police officers,” he said. “He told me na within the month
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
of this year na 67 police officers,” he said. “He told me na within the month mare-resolve nila lahat ‘yun. He promised Malacanang that the resolutions of these 67 police officers will be submitted to Malacanang for approval by the President... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Solons prioritize federalism, but how about the BBL?in places where he had expected strong public support. “It does not ring a bell
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
in places where he had expected strong public support. “It does not ring a bell in the Visayas and Mindanao,” he told Malacanang reporters. If at all, he added, it rang a bell only among those who are “really dedicated and thinking... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Palace: P50B needed for Marawi rehabilitationP50 billion for the rehabilitation of Marawi after authorities estimated the to
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
P50 billion for the rehabilitation of Marawi after authorities estimated the total damage of the city at P18.21 billion, Malacanang said on Friday. “As of date, the total damage is over P11.61 billion while total losses is P6.6 billion,”... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace shrugs off move to fight Duterte’s new tax package before SCMALACANANG shrugged off on Thursday a plan by militant lawmakers to bring Presi
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
MALACANANG shrugged off on Thursday a plan by militant lawmakers to bring President Rodrigo Duterte’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law before the Supreme Court. In a radio interview, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin... Read more
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The Manila Times
2019 elections to push through unless Constitution amended — PalaceMALACANANG said on Wednesday that the midterm elections would push through in 2
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
MALACANANG said on Wednesday that the midterm elections would push through in 2019 as scheduled unless the Constitution would be amended. The Palace issued the statement through Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque who told a press conference: “The... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace holds off announcement of official to be firedIT looks like the public will have to wait a little longer after Malacanang ann
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
IT looks like the public will have to wait a little longer after Malacanang announced on Wednesday that it would defer naming the government official whom President Rodrigo Duterte will fire for alleged corruption. In a radio interview, Palace... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte to fire another govt exec over alleged irregularities–PalaceANOTHER official in the executive department will get the boot on Wednesday, Ja
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
ANOTHER official in the executive department will get the boot on Wednesday, January 3, over alleged irregularities, a Malacanang official said on Tuesday. In a radio interview, Palace Spokesman Harry Roque reiterated that President Rodrigo Duterte... Read more
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The Manila Times
No Marcos ‘compromise deal’ over ill-gotten wealth–Palacea compromise agreement on its alleged ill-gotten wealth and its other assets th
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
a compromise agreement on its alleged ill-gotten wealth and its other assets that have been frozen by the government, Malacanang officials said. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo and Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque made the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte’s statements: Is he serious or is he just kidding? tough-talking Duterte addressed this tirades to the European Union (EU) in a sp
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
tough-talking Duterte addressed this tirades to the European Union (EU) in a speech before the councilors’ league in Malacanang on March 30 for meddling in the internal affairs of the Philippines particularly his war on drugs. The President... Read more
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Minda News
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Marawi Crisis: Small City, Huge Implicationsone of whose tasks is to craft the law. To top it all, the BBL was not included
Minda News / Posted 23 days ago
one of whose tasks is to craft the law. To top it all, the BBL was not included in the priority bills endorsed by Malacanang to Congress this year. Then the Marawi crisis happened, and further discourse on the BBL was silenced by the... Read more
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