Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, Foreign Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, and Pastor "Boy" Saycon are tasked to hold talks with religious groups to 'lessen the rift between the government and Church'
'Essentially we're still speaking for the government. It's just that we have a different public now,' says DFA Undersecretary Ernesto Abella
As 2017 ends, Rappler takes a look at the sacked and rejected members of the Duterte administration
Taxi operators association president Bong Suntay is also appointed member of the PCSO board
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Ernesto Abella – abruptly replaced by Harry Roque as presidential spokesman – is now undersecretary at the Department of Foreign Affairs
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'I am not about to explain why I did it,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells reporters when asked why he appointed Harry Roque to replace Ernesto Abella
The two of them should make for a catchy marquee: Rody and Harry. But, in the end, it's the provocative personality each one brings to the tandem that will define their show.
(UPDATED) The congressman will formally assume spokesman duties after President Duterte's Japan trip at the end of October
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The 'Office of the Presidential Spokesperson' Facebook account, a verified one, commented at around 11:30 am, 'si pia at si lourd devera pantay na sa kakupalan'
The Presidential Spokesman's staff say it's uncertain if he will be joining President Duterte when he visits Japan next week
The Philippine Daily Inquirer has reported that suspected drug pusher Michael Siaron was killed by 'motorcycle-riding gunmen'
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The two will discuss the offer further during a dinner scheduled to take place this week
The coalition is composed of politicians and groups who support President Rodrigo Duterte to unite Filipinos and put an end to 'destructive politicking'
(UPDATED) Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio leads the launch of the new group, which is also attended by key allies of the President like Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella is unsure if the Philippine government will also refuse Marawi aid offered by the European Union
Malacañang says it is not alone in making the call, as Muslim leaders and groups have aired the same appeal
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella accuses Rappler of 'misrepresenting' Malacañang's statement on the wrong information fed to President Duterte about the EU. Here is the relevant portion of the transcript provided by Malacañang.
While stressing the need 'for correct reportage,' Malacañang fails to acknowledge its responsibility to relay correct information to President Rodrigo Duterte
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says Filipinos are now managing their expectations 'after the honeymoon period' of the Duterte administration
'What all this confirms is that there is indeed a deliberate effort to discredit the President, to mislead the public, and to create popular outrage against the duly elected chief executive,' says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella
This comes after sacked SBMA chair Martin Diño earlier said he has accepted Malacañang's offer to serve as DILG undersecretary for barangay affairs
But the Palace maintains that a majority of Filipinos support President Duterte's drug war
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella gives assurances that government agencies are investigating the student's death
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Asked about the propriety of the Chief Executive giving out wrong information, President Spokesman Ernesto Abella says it was just President Rodrigo Duterte’s 'unorthodox' way of doing things
No Filipino casualties have been reported so far, says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella hopes lawmakers can 'bring themselves to the President's standards'
The Liberal Party says the Duterte administration must face the problem of drug killings head on instead of trying to look for purported saboteurs and destabilizers
The Palace assurance comes after DILG OIC Catalino Cuy says President Rodrigo Duterte has a standing order prohibiting police from showing case folders to investigating bodies
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella describes Senator Trillanes claims about Vice Mayor Duterte s tattoo as pretty drastic
UPDATED Malacañang says PCOO officials must comply with the prohibition and says it is up to Secretary Andanar to address the issue
We call on authorities to bring the perpetrators of this suspicious crime to justice says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
The Palace says there is no government effort to whitewash the death of the teenager
President Rodrigo Duterte needs Congress to set parameters of the talks says the Palace
The Court of Appeals orders the reinstatement of Julito Vitriolo as executive director of the Commission on Higher Education
Contrary to Duterte s statement the Palace says the Philippine government believes France also accords primacy to the presumption of innocence
These remarks from the Palace come amid public outrage over revelations from the Senate hearing about the circumstances of Delos Santos death
UPDATED Philippine Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says he got this assurance from a reliable source
The Palace says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II s opinion is his own and does not reflect that of President Rodrigo Duterte
Malacañang acknowledges the deep public sentiment triggered by the killing of 17 year old Kian Loyd delos Santos in a drug raid in Caloocan City
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