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PCOO launches sequel to drug war documentary ‘Gramo’
by Alexis Romero - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The government’s lead communication arm yesterday launched another documentary defending the administration’s war on drugs, as the controversial campaign faces fresh criticism from international gro...
Duterte back in Davao, address to be aired Monday night
by Alexis Romero - September 20, 2020 - 6:02pm
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque confirmed in a text message that Duterte went home to the southern city last Friday after staying in Manila for nearly three weeks.
PCOO releases 'Gramo Dos', the sequel to its 'war on drugs' documentary
by Alexis Romero - September 20, 2020 - 5:22pm
The 40-minute presentation is the sequel to the 2019 documentary "Gramo", which highlighted the achievements of and the challenges faced by the government's anti-narcotics crackdown.
US: Pemberton faces discharge, no court-martial
by Alexis Romero - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The US serviceman who was found guilty of killing a Filipino transgender six years ago but was pardoned by President Duterte would be discharged even if he does not face court martial, Malacañang said ye...
Palace agrees Philippines internet speed not too bad, but…
by Alexis Romero - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Despite numerous complaints about spotty internet connection, Malacañang yesterday echoed the view of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) that internet speed in the Philippines...
Duterte: Clean up PhilHealth by December, or else…
by Alexis Romero - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has given Philippine Health Insurance Corp. officer-in-charge Dante Gierran until the end of the year to clean up the state-run health insurer, before deciding whether to abolish or privatize PhilHealth,...
Roque agrees with DICT that internet speed in Philippines 'not that bad'
by Alexis Romero - September 17, 2020 - 8:56pm
Roque noted that President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an ultimatum against telecommunication firms to improve their services by yearend or face closure.
US Marine whom Duterte pardoned over Laude killing to be discharged from service
by Alexis Romero - September 17, 2020 - 5:34pm
"That's a decision of the US government," Roque, a former lawyer of the Laude family, said at a press briefing when asked to react to the BenarNews report.
Duterte urges lawmakers to pass more laws to end corruption, red tape
by Alexis Romero - September 17, 2020 - 5:19pm
President Rodrigo Duterte has urged Congress to pass more measures that would curb corruption and cut red tape, noting that shorter government transactions would help the economy recover from the effects of the coronavirus...
Agencies to pool resources for face masks for masses
by Alexis Romero - September 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang has ordered agencies to pool their resources to produce face masks for distribution to the public as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus disease 2019. ?
Palace tells agencies to work together to provide free face masks for poor Filipinos
by Alexis Romero - September 16, 2020 - 7:55pm
The directive is contained in Memorandum Order No. 49 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Wednesday.
Roque: We don't expect anything positive about government from Robredo
by Alexis Romero - September 16, 2020 - 6:58pm
"She can say all the negative things about the administration, but people still support the president," Roque added.
Officials differ on relaxed distancing on public transport; Duterte to decide
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 7:37pm
During a meeting of the government's pandemic task force on Monday, Health Secretary Franciso Duque III said the Philippine College of Physicians has written a letter expressing concerns about the relaxed transport...
Duterte urges nations to reject war, eliminate nuclear weapons
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 3:55pm
In a video message for the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, Duterte said no goal, however lofty, can justify weapons that "destroy with such unforgiving brutality."
Palace defends anti-insurgency funding
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday defended the funding of the government’s anti-insurgency programs, which have been labeled by militant lawmakers as “pork.”
Families in localized lockdowns to receive aid
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Families in areas to be placed under localized lockdowns would receive financial aid under the Bayanihan 2 law as the government shuns region-wide community quarantines that may disrupt economic activity.
Pemberton to face court-martial in US – Roque
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The American serviceman convicted for killing a Filipino transgender in 2014 but pardoned by President Duterte would still face court-martial proceedings in the US, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said yeste...
‘Sans vaccine, state of calamity to be extended’
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte is likely to extend the nationwide state of calamity as no vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been developed yet, Malacañang said yesterday.
PhilHealth probe report: Morales faces raps, Duque spared
by Alexis Romero - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The multi-agency task force that investigated alleged anomalies in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. has recommended the filing of multiple criminal and administrative charges against resigned PhilHealth president...
Palace: Residents affected by local lockdowns to get aid through 'Bayanihan 2'
by Alexis Romero - September 14, 2020 - 6:41pm
"We will provide P5,000 to P8,000 aid to those who will be affected by the granular lockdown declared by the local government," presidential spokesman Harry Roque said at a press briefing on Monday.
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