Alexis Romero
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Palace ‘seriously concerned’ over China bombers
by Alexis Romero - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday expressed “serious concern” over the landing of long-range Chinese bombers on one of the man-made islands in the South China Sea but clarified it does not see the deployment...
Duterte fires DOTr Asec Mark Tolentino
by Alexis Romero - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday dismissed a transportation assistant secretary for allegedly discussing a project with Duterte’s sister.
‘Release of 2 female cops averted clashes’
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Clashes would have erupted and things could have gone out of control if two policewomen were not released by their captors, President Duterte said yesterday.
Duterte: Loot’s house flooded with drugs
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Mayor Vicente Loot of Daanbantayan, Cebu has a room in his house filled with illegal drugs, President Duterte said yesterday, a week after Loot survived an ambush.
Philippines, Russia reaffirm need for stronger defense ties
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines and Russia have reaffirmed the need to strengthen their defense ties and work together against terrorism, illegal drugs and other threats.
Congress should demarcate Boracay agri land — Duterte
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte wants Congress to come up with clear-cut rules on how much of Boracay can be set aside for businesses and what parts of the island can be used for agriculture.
Confronting China means trouble – Duterte
by Alexis Romero - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Trouble would ensue if the Philippines insisted on its maritime claims in the South China Sea, President Duterte said.
Duterte can’t be influenced by kin — Palace
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte could not be influenced even by members of his family, Malacañang stressed yesterday amid reports that a business partner of his brother Emmanuel was arrested by the Japanese police for allegedly...
No historical revisionism in PCGG abolition — Palace
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The bill seeking to abolish the Presidential Commission on Good Government will not lead to historical revisionism because its functions – including the recovery of the Marcoses’ ill-gotten wealth –...
Senate to tackle resolution vs quo warranto on Monday
by Alexis Romero - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The Senate will take up next Monday a resolution signed by 14 of its members, including the outgoing president of the chamber, seeking review of the Supreme Court’s decision to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as...
Duterte lifts ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait
by Alexis Romero - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte ordered last night the lifting of the total ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait in what can be seen as a major step in the normalization of relations marred by videotaped rescue...
Duterte orders 2 assistant secretaries to resign
by Alexis Romero - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has asked two assistant secretaries accused of corruption – Moslemen Macarambon Sr. of the Department of Justice and Tingagun Umpa of the Department of Public Works and Highways – to...
Duterte leads rites renaming Benham as Philippine Rise
by Alexis Romero - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte will lead today the commemoration of the renaming of Benham Rise to Philippine Rise to emphasize the Philippines’ sovereignty over the resource-rich underwater plateau.
Palace washes hands of CJ ouster
by Alexis Romero - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s chief legal adviser maintained the President was not behind the move to oust chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Ban lifted on deployment to Kuwait of skilled workers
by Alexis Romero - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday lifted the total deployment ban on skilled workers to Kuwait after the Philippines and the Gulf state signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to protect Filipino workers.
Duterte orders probe of PhilHealth chief over trips
by Alexis Romero - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte will look into allegations that Philippine Health Insurance Corp. interim president Celestina Ma. Jude dela Serna made costly trips even when the agency suffered more than P8 billion in losses....
Philippines acquiring technology to verify China missile deployment
by Alexis Romero - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines is set to acquire technology that will allow it to verify reports that China has installed missile systems in the disputed Spratly Islands group, Malacañang said yesterday.
Get job done in 15 days, frontline bureaucracy told
by Alexis Romero - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has ordered government entities performing frontline services to respond to public requests and concerns within 15 days.
DFA, labor officials trip to Kuwait cancelled
by Alexis Romero - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
A scheduled trip to Kuwait by labor and foreign affairs officials has been cancelled.
Duterte defends China amid missile deployment report
by Alexis Romero - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
China has not asked for anything in return for its assistance to the Philippines, President Duterte said as he allayed concerns of some groups over Beijing’s reported deployment of missiles on disputed areas...
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