Duterte press conferences - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte press conferences


Malacañang cancels Duterte's press conference

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:27 PM

(UPDATED) Instead of a press conference, President Rodrigo Duterte will have a 'tete-a-tete' with Chief Presidential Counsel Salvador Panelo

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows a gesture of respect as he takes center stage during the meeting with the Filipino community at the Royal Cultural Palace in Amman, Jordan on September 7, 2018. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte 'speaking to nation' on September 11

Sep 10, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Malacañang can't say what President Rodrigo Duterte will talk about during the press conference set for 3 pm on Tuesday, September 11

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the meeting with the Filipino community at the Royal Cultural Palace in Amman, Jordan on September 7, 2018, expresses his intent of improving the welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) based in Jordan. ARCEL VALDERRAMA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

How media groups wrote about Duterte’s rant vs Obama

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:41 PM

Journalists used to covering Duterte know he has a tendency to talk about different topics one after the other leaving journalists or the public to determine what he meant by certain statements

CONTROVERSIAL PRESSCON. President Duterte takes questions from the media before departing for Laos on September 5, 2016. Photo from PPD

Duterte ends media boycott, holds press conference

Aug 01, 2016 - 6:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte catches reporters by surprise when he decides to take their questions during an oath taking ceremony in Malacañang Palace

FIRST PRESS BRIEFING. President Rodrigo Duterte suddenly holds a press conference in the middle of an oath-taking cermeony in Malacañang Palace. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte: Sorry, no interviews 'until end of my term'

Jun 06, 2016 - 4:47 PM

It s better not to have interviews There will be no criticism no wrong statements no nothing says the Philippines incoming president

NEXT PRESIDENT. Rodrigo Duterte, the incoming president, shuns media interviews – at least for now. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

No more press briefings for President-elect Duterte

Jun 03, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Rodrigo Duterte will instead course his messages through the state owned PTV 4 says his longtime aide

LAST PRESS CON? President-elect Rodrigo Duterte explains himself to journalists on June 2, 2016, after he came under fire for catcalling a female television reporter during an earlier press conference. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

President-elect Duterte: 'What a hypocrite society'

Jun 03, 2016 - 5:12 PM

Church journalism politicians police – all There s a veil of hypocrisy President elect Rodrigo Duterte says

NEXT LEADER. Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte speaks to journalists in Davao City on June 2, 2016, after a press conference where he slammed a 'hypocrite society.' Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Duterte on media killings: 'What can I do?'

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:29 AM

The president elect is dismissive and vague about how he intends to address the alarming rate of media killings in the Philippines

DUTERTE AND MEDIA. Duterte holds a media briefing at the Presidential Guesthouse at DPWH Depot Compound, Panacan, Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler