Alexis Romero
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Duterte touts 'another Marcos' as cure for corruption
by Alexis Romero - June 17, 2019 - 9:23pm
As of 2017, the Presidential Commission on Good Government had recovered more than P171 billion of the supposed Marcos ill-gotten wealth.
Palace: We can never be slaves to anyone
by Alexis Romero - June 17, 2019 - 7:19pm
"Sovereignty is never a subject of negotiation," the presidential spokesman said.
Duterte may not endorse PDP-Laban contender for speaker
by Alexis Romero - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte may choose not to endorse a contender of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for the race for House speaker, a Cabinet official said yesterday.
Cabinet clusters tackle Recto Bank boat sinking
by Alexis Romero - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The security and economic clusters of the Cabinet are expected to meet today to discuss the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat that was hit by a Chinese vessel near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea as the administration...
Palace: Case vs KAPA can continue even without complainants
by Alexis Romero - June 16, 2019 - 7:22pm
Nograles said KAPA would be treated fairly while the Department of Justice is conducting an investigation. 
Duterte might keep PhilHealth execs until replacements are found
by Alexis Romero - June 16, 2019 - 6:53pm
Duterte has asked top PhilHealth officials to resign so the agency will have a clean slate while authorities are probing the alleged funding of fraudulent dialysis treatments.
Top officials to meet on Recto Bank ramming incident
by Alexis Romero - June 16, 2019 - 6:15pm
President Rodrigo Duterte, who has not issued a statement on the incident, will not join the meeting because of a tight schedule, according to Secretary to the Cabinet Karlo Nograles.
No bail for KAPA execs in investment scam — Duterte
by Alexis Romero - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Those who will continue the operations of Kapa Ministry International Inc. (KAPA) will be arrested without bail, President Duterte said yesterday.
Duterte to teachers: I’m working on your pay hike
by Alexis Romero - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has assured teachers that his administration is working to raise their salaries following fresh calls to upgrade teachers’ pay to allow them to cope with rising prices of basic goods.
Duterte still studying NAIA revamp
by Alexis Romero - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte is still studying whether to implement a revamp at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), which is beset with flight delays and other operational issues. ?
Pinay raped by Kuwait cop; Palace outraged
by Alexis Romero - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
A Filipina household service worker was allegedly raped and assaulted by a Kuwaiti police officer, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported as the Philippine embassy in Kuwait coordinates with authorities...
Duterte slams ‘evil’ party-list system
by Alexis Romero - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte criticized the country’s party-list system, calling it an “evil” system funded by the rich and exploited by generals involved in illegal drugs.
Pay increase coming, Duterte assures teachers
by Alexis Romero - June 13, 2019 - 4:37pm
"There are only a few policemen, something like 160 (thousand). There are 130 (thousand) in the military. It’s easier. That is why their salaries have been doubled," Duterte said Wednesday.
PACC clears Piñol in lifestyle probe
by Alexis Romero - June 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) has cleared Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol of corruption months after he was accused of benefiting from rice importation deals.
Duterte to lead distribution of land certificates in General Santos
by Alexis Romero - June 12, 2019 - 9:15am
President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to lead the distribution of land ownership certificates in General Santos City on Thursday as part of his administration's efforts to address insurgency and promote countryside...
Labor department seeks joint circular on policies on foreign workers
by Alexis Romero - June 12, 2019 - 8:32am
Labor officials made the proposal during a Cabinet meeting in Malacañang on Monday, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said Tuesday.
Palace concerned over China ships in Panatag
by Alexis Romero - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday expressed concern over the presence of Chinese naval vessels near Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, which is off Zambales and well within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone.
Incentives pushed for firms to invest outside Manila, ease NCR congestion
by Alexis Romero - June 11, 2019 - 5:20pm
Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said an executive order is needed to implement giving incentives to companies that will invest outside Metro Manila. 
Palace dismisses Leni’s call on UN drug war probe
by Alexis Romero - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday dismissed Vice President Leni Robredo’s call for the administration to cooperate with a United Nations probe on the drug war as it stressed that criticisms against the campaign were...
Most of Cabinet members richer in 2018
by Alexis Romero - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
More than a dozen Cabinet members became richer while at least three of them reported a lower net worth last year, their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) revealed.
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