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Roque: ICC members welcome as tourists
by Christina Mendez - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Members of the International Criminal Court are welcome to the Philippines as long as they won’t investigate human rights violations, a Palace official said yesterday.
Philippines mulls protest over planes on Mischief reef
by Christina Mendez - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang expressed support for the move of the Department of Foreign Affairs to explore the filing of a diplomatic protest against China over its reported landing of military planes on a reef over which...
Palace: No crackdown on anti-Duterte activists
by Christina Mendez - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
There is no crackdown on foreigners deemed critical of the Duterte administration, Malacañang said yesterday as it dismissed as mere enforcement of the law the detention of an elderly Australian missionary...
Duterte vows to issue EO on ‘endo’
by Christina Mendez - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday assured labor groups that his office is keen on coming out with an executive order that will address contractualization in the private sector.
Duterte: 'I ordered Australian nun’s probe'
by Christina Mendez - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
His order to have 71-year-old Australian Catholic missionary Patricia Anne Fox investigated for “disorderly conduct” led the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to take her into custody and detain her for almost...
Duterte appoints Negros board member
by Christina Mendez - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has appointed a new member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Oriental.
42 slain SAF cops get PNP Medal of Valor
by Christina Mendez - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Making good on his promise, President Duterte awarded yesterday the Medalya ng Kagitingan, the Philippine National Police version of the military’s Medal of Valor, to the 42 Special Action Force policemen...
Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines' drug war story
by Christina Mendez - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A Filipino was among the Reuters journalists who received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for the news agency’s “relentless” reporting on the thousands killed in the war on drugs of the Duterte...
‘Foreigners should follow the law’
by Christina Mendez - April 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Foreigners – regardless of their race, beliefs or political affiliations – should follow the country’s laws, administration officials and senators said yesterday as they defended the overnight detention...
GSIS, DepEd ink pact to boost teachers’ financial capability
by Christina Mendez - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday expressed hope that the signing of a memorandum of agreement facilitating payments of loans of teachers would help government mentors settle their debts with private lenders.
Palace hits Facebook choice of fact checkers
by Christina Mendez - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am
As Facebook began shutting down sites that purvey fake news in the Philippines, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. yesterday slammed the move of the social media giant to tap Rappler and VERA Files as “fact...
Still no executive order on ‘endo’ – Palace
by Christina Mendez - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has not signed the executive order that will end the practice of job contractualization.
Government deports European Socialist party official
by Christina Mendez - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday stood by the decision of the Bureau of Immigration to deny entry and deport a Socialist Party official from the European Union who had criticized President Duterte’s brutal war on...
Palace to give weight to Senate report on Dengvaxia
by Christina Mendez - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang will seriously consider the recommendation of the Senate Blue Ribbon panel that conducted the Dengvaxia inquiry, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday.
Duterte appeals to House allies vs Sereno
by Christina Mendez - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Accused of meddling in the affairs of a co-equal branch of government, President Duterte explained yesterday that his call for Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to speed up the filing of the impeachment complaint against...
Duterte apologizes to Myanmar over ‘genocide’
by Christina Mendez - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
A week after describing the military crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority as a “genocide,” President Duterte yesterday issued a public apology to the country’s de facto leader Aung...
Duterte back in the Philippines Friday
by Christina Mendez - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte arrives home today after a successful visit to China and Hong Kong where he wooed investors at the recently concluded Boao Forum for Asia and mingled with the Filipino community.
Palace: Duterte vindicated after good satisfaction rating
by Christina Mendez - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
While the ratings dipped, Malacañang feels vindicated with President Duterte’s “very good” satisfaction rating in the Social Weather Station’s first quarter survey for this year.
Palace: Duterte won sans Cambridge Analytica
by Christina Mendez - April 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Responding to reports after publication of a photograph that linked suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix and close allies of President Duterte, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. yesterday said the...
Duterte: I love Xi Jinping
by Christina Mendez - April 10, 2018 - 12:01am
While China refuses to budge from areas in the West Philippine Sea where the Philippines has been awarded sovereign rights, President Duterte continues to profess goodwill toward Beijing.
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