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Palace denies hand in filing of sedition raps vs Robredo, opposition

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 05:43 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Friday denied involvement in the filing of sedition charges against Vice President Leni Robredo and other known opposition figures over the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” video...

Malacañang says Duterte’s 4th SONA will be ‘short’

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:03 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to deliver a ‘short’ speech for his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential...

Palace: Term extension bid for elected officials up to Congress

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 07:14 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The decision on whether to amend the Constitution to provide for longer terms of elected officials, as proposed by House speaker bet Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter Cayetano,...

Term-sharing in House speakership won’t affect legislative agenda—Malacañang

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 09:46 PM | No Comments
Malacañang has assured that the term-sharing in the House Speakership will not affect the legislative agenda of the administration. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said it is the decision of the...

Malacañang slams Amnesty International over calls to probe Duterte’s war on drugs

Posted on Monday, 8 July 2019 06:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang lambasted human rights group Amnesty International (AI) over calls for the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate the administration’s war on drugs. Presidential Spokesperson...

Duterte’s verbal agreement with China on maritime dispute not yet a policy—Nograles

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 08:57 PM | No Comments
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the verbal agreement between President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the maritime dispute in the West Philippine Sea is not yet a...

Malacañang supports SOJ on rights of impeachment proponents

Posted on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 04:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang expressed support for Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra saying impeachment proponents cannot be arrested. The Palace maintained that anybody has the right to file an impeachment complaint...

Palace says PH can’t invoke US defense treaty in Recto Bank incident

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 05:08 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines cannot invoke its Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with the United States (US) in the ramming incident involving Filipino and Chinese fishing vessels near Recto Bank...

Gov’t to issue guidelines on foreigners seeking jobs in PH

Posted on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 05:10 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The government of President Rodrigo Duterte is eyeing to issue a new set of guidelines for foreign nationals intending to work in the Philippines, Malacañang said on...

Palace: Pilot testing of PH ID system to start in September

Posted on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 03:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The pilot testing of the national identification system will begin on September, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that during the Cabinet meeting on...