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Transport groups will again protest the government's public utility vehicle modernization program, but Malacañang says the program is 'long overdue'
(3rd UPDATE) 'We don't need the money,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, following the Palace decision to suspend talks on loans and grants from 18 countries that backed the Iceland resolution
(3rd UPDATE) Yet Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo categorically denies President Rodrigo Duterte issued such an order
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says a review of the law 'reveals that it is categorical in excluding recidivists, habitual delinquents, escapees, and persons charged with heinous crimes from the benefit of its coverage'
(UPDATED) The Duterte administration seeks P4.5 billion for the Office of the President's confidential and intelligence funds, a P2-billion hike from the previously requested P2.5 billion
'Pacquiao's victory is not on his, but of the entire nation.... The Palace is one in rejoicing with the Filipino people as the Pambansang Kamao once again puts the flag above the pedestal with his display of tenacy and courage,' says Malacañang
Senator-elect Imee Marcos and son Ilocos Norte governor-elect Matthew Manotoc take their oath of office with other newly elected officials before President Duterte in Malacañang
The tip comes from the Presidential Security Group about individuals selling shabu inside the Malacañang compound
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is 'well and good,' says the Presidential Security Group, reacting to fresh rumors that he went to a hospital in San Juan City
The actress says she didn't know why she was invited to attend President Rodrigo Duterte's thanksgiving dinner on May 7
President Rodrigo Duterte is not alarmed by incidents of malfunctioning vote-counting machines, leaving the Comelec to explain any 'aberrations' to the public
Given his type of narcissism, one that blooms lustier and lustier with each live performance, we'd never know how far he would go with his indecencies
(UPDATED) At least 41 journalists from different media organizations intervene in a Supreme Court petition to end President Rodrigo Duterte's coverage ban against Rappler
A night before the event, the Department of Health informs Rappler that Malacañang did not approve its accreditation for the launch of the Philippines' initiative to end tuberculosis
(UPDATED) 'Our nation, together with the rest of the world, is outraged by these latest senseless acts of terror and violence,' says the spokesman of President Rodrigo Duterte
This case is not just about Rappler. It is about every journalist’s mandate to cover the Office of the President and scrutinize the tremendous power it holds without prior restraint or threat of punishment.
(UPDATED) A significant press freedom test case under the Duterte administration, the Rappler petition argues that the coverage ban violates constitutional guarantees of a free press, free speech, equal protection and due process
Senator Manny Pacquiao, 40, proved 'that age is just a number' after defeating 29-year-old Adrien Broner, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles
Malacañang assures the family and friends of former Cebu City assistant prosecutor Mary Ann Castro that 'justice will be served'
(UPDATED) 'Mr Sy exemplified the hardworking Filipino. As a family man, he had moulded his children into his own image: humble, hardworking and a man of prophetic vision,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says that President Rodrigo Duterte only intends to 'initiate an intellectual discussion' for the 'faithful's enlightenment and spiritual awakening'
Chief Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr also tells the public to be more 'sober' in dealing with rumors and calls the incident an 'isolated case'
'Jose Rizal’s martyrdom should propel us to rise to the challenge of the times and unchain ourselves from our stupor of indifference,' Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says on the eve of Rizal Day 2018
President Rodrigo Duterte only 'threatens the criminals and the corrupt' and 'curses the hypocrites,' according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
Vice President Leni Robredo also condemns the murder of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe, saying that 'impunity must end'
The announcement follows the one suspending government work on January 2, 2019
The Palace says the suspension would give government employees 'full opportunity to celebrate...with their families and loved ones'
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo calls Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a 'perennial whiner' for saying that plunderers are being set free while critics are being jailed
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the case against Rappler 'has absolutely nothing to do with the freedom of expression'
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President Rodrigo Duterte raises the Office of the President's Christmas bonus to P50,000 after being told by his daughter Sara that she gave her Davao City staff the same amount
Vice President Leni Robredo says Malacañang should justify its use of the term 'lawless violence,' as many people worry about creeping martial law
(UPDATED) This is to 'suppress lawless violence and acts of terror' in those areas, according to Memorandum Order 32 which also reinforces guidelines for the implementation of a state of national emergency
The Palace says no copies of signed agreements have been released because the office in charge, the Department of Foreign Affairs, has been busy with Chinese President's Xi Jinping's second day of activities
President Duterte says the Philippines is ready for a 'new chapter of openness' but emphasizes that the relationship with China must be in the spirit of 'respect for sovereign equality'
EXCLUSIVE: The two contracts obtained by Rappler acknowledge that the Chinese citizen 'is aware of the sensitivity of the information he may have access to'
'Boracay is a lesson of political will, as exhibited by PRRD and yet, it is also a lesson of neglect, misfeasance and malfeasance by responsible persons in office,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the government 'will enforce the full wrath' of the law against those who killed 9 farmers in Negros Occidental
An executive order prohibits the use of the presidential seal in business cards by persons other than the President
(UPDATED) The Commission on Human Rights says the 'blanket act of red-tagging' of the youth may give the military license to infringe on freedoms and rights but Malacañang thinks otherwise
(UPDATED) 'The court has spoken,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque after a Makati court ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The Presidential Security Group will get 18 new dogs under the 2018 budget
(UPDATED) Go clarifies on Saturday, September 15, that he invited them two weeks ago, way before Typhoon Ompong, and they proceeded with the trip despite his advice against it
(UPDATED) Instead of a press conference, President Rodrigo Duterte will have a 'tete-a-tete' with Chief Presidential Counsel Salvador Panelo
At least 3 Palace officials, including presidential aide Bong Go, are reportedly running for senator in 2019. If they file COCs early October, they'll be resigning from their posts.
The Office of the Executive Secretary lists down 5 offices likely to make use of President Duterte's large confidential and intelligence funds
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte 'upheld judicial professionalism by appointing [the] most senior of aspirants'
The public can send their inputs to the Office of the Executive Secretary, Office of the Presidential Spokesperson, and Presidential Communications Operations Office
President Rodrigo Duterte hits the Catholic Church and the European Union again in a speech at Malacañang