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Asec Mocha Uson herself spreads fake news, says Nancy Binay

Sep 20, 2017 - 3:29 PM

'How can you fight fake news kung may instances na nanggagaling mismo sa isang Asec yung fake news?' Senator Nancy Binay asks Communications Secretary Martin Andanar

RADIO SHOW. Malacañang launches its 'flagship tele-radio program' entitled DDS Podcast, with Secretary Martin Andanar and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson as hosts.

PCOO to hold 'media literacy program' against fake news

Sep 20, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar tells senators that his office will bring the program to the entire country

DUTERTE COMMS. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the Presidential Communications Office has streamlined its strategy. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Mocha's post on Marawi mosque stirs controversy

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:46 AM

A social media post by the controversial government official during a visit to a mosque inside the battle area in Marawi raises accusations of religious insensitivity

NO HIJAB. Mocha Uson's visit to a Marawi mosque stirs controversy. Screenshot of Uson's video post

Mocha Uson to resign if Trillanes wins libel case

Sep 12, 2017 - 6:55 PM

The PCOO assistant secretary dares the opposition senator to pursue the case to prove he has balls

PNA hit by cyber attack on day of viral blunders – Andanar

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:46 AM

The PCOO Secretary says an IP address was supposedly trying to access the PNA s old server and dashboard

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar discusses about the country’s chairmanship of the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Freedom of Information (FOI) and Media Security during the FOI Roadshow at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City on January 14, 2017. SIMEON CELI JR./Presidential Photo

PCOO on PNA blunders: 'Bear with us'

Sep 08, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar assigns an undersecretary to supervise the state news agency on the same day its newly spotted blunders go viral

Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Martin Andanar delivers a message at the opening of ASEAN-JAPAN Television Festival in Seda Hotel, Quezon City on September 7, 2017. Malacañan Photo

Gov't agencies told: Upload FOI manuals by October 1

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:37 PM

The PCOO says agencies should comply before the start of the validation process on their eligibility to the performance based bonus

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017 - 11:14 AM

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Blogger-propagandists, the new crisis managers

Aug 20, 2017 - 5:15 PM

In many ways pro Duterte bloggers do the job of the PCOO especially when it comes to managing backlash against the administration and promoting government programs

‘Fafda’ is the new ‘covfefe’

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED Move aside Trump the Philippines has its own strange word

State-sponsored hate: The rise of the pro-Duterte bloggers

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:28 PM

Pro Duterte bloggers receive unusual privileges from the Presidential Communications Operations Office to consolidate support for the popular president and silence critics

Andanar: PH News Agency 'did not lack' training for editors

Aug 15, 2017 - 9:24 PM

The House appropriations committee approved the PCOO s proposed 2018 budget

COMMS CHIEF. Secretary Martin Andanar says the PNA and other agencies attached to his department are in much better shape now. Photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Andanar on DOLE booboo: Uploader googled wrong logo

Aug 15, 2017 - 6:38 PM

The Philippine News Agency s recent mistake takes the spotlight as the Presidential Communications Office defends its proposed 2018 budget

'EMBARASSING.' PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar has had to deal with successive booboos by the PNA. File photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo   'EMBARASSING.' PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar has had to deal with successive booboos by the PNA. File photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Andanar creates Philippine News Agency editorial board after blunders

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:05 PM

The new editorial board will serve as the last gatekeeper to avoid mistakes says embattled PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar delivers a keynote message during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Presidential Communications Operations Office (ASEAN-PCOO ) Roadshow for the Cordillera region at Beneco Electric Cooperation Conference Hall in Baguio City on February 4, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/Presidential Photo

Accredited bloggers 'encouraged' to follow journalism ethics – Malacañang

Aug 12, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Malacañang will check the veracity of the reports of bloggers who are allowed to cover presidential events says Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar

Andanar warns erring Philippine News Agency editors: I'll send you to Basilan, Jolo

Aug 12, 2017 - 4:33 PM

Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says he has strived hard to make the state news agency popular and audience friendly

Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Questions PCOO has to answer about its bloggers accreditation policy

Aug 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Vague wording and lack of appreciation for realities of presidential coverage plague PCOO s interim social media policy

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin listens to a resource speaker during the PCOO’s First Social Media Policy Town Hall at the Bahay ng Alumni in University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City on February 23, 2017.

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the Philippine News Agency

Aug 10, 2017 - 3:57 PM

There are at least 3 known boo boos the PNA has committed in 2017 alone with two of them happening in the month of May

Nothing stopping accredited bloggers from cursing, lying online, Malacañang says

Aug 10, 2017 - 2:16 PM

The PCOO gives in to accommodate some bloggers and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson who called for a more populist accreditation policy

In this file photo, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Kristian Ablan talks to members of the media about #AllMediaPH, the draft concept of social media policy on the sidelines of the PCOO's first Social Media Policy Town Hall at the Bahay ng Alumni in University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City on February 23, 2017. Malacanang photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 10, 2017

Aug 10, 2017 - 9:57 AM

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Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar delivers a keynote message during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Presidential Communications Operations Office (ASEAN-PCOO ) Roadshow for the Cordillera region at Beneco Electric Cooperation Conference Hall in Baguio City on February 4, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/Presidential Photo

Andanar asks PH News Agency to explain Xinhua article

Aug 09, 2017 - 6:21 PM

PCOO chief Martin Andanar says the PNA should scrutinize all Xinhua articles before reposting them since they tend to reflect China s position on certain issues

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar delivers a keynote message during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Presidential Communications Operations Office (ASEAN-PCOO ) Roadshow for the Cordillera region at Beneco Electric Cooperation Conference Hall in Baguio City on February 4, 2017. ALFRED FRIAS/Presidential Photo

Andanar approves 'interim policy' for accrediting bloggers

Aug 09, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Social media practitioners 18 years old or above who have at least 5 000 followers and generate news about President Rodrigo Duterte may be given accreditation

PH News Agency posts article calling Hague ruling 'ill-founded award'

Aug 09, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The opinion article sourced from Chinese state media Xinhua is eventually taken down from the Philippine News Agency website

ASEAN accreditation granted to 14 bloggers – Andanar

Aug 07, 2017 - 2:56 PM

With their IDs bloggers were given access to the International Media Center press kits lunch buffet and various activities organized for media like Media Night All these are paid for by taxpayers money

Government officials holds the Mindanao Hour press briefing on the situation in Marawi at Conrad Hotel in Pasay on August 4, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

COA hits PCOO for unliquidated cash advances for Duterte trips

Jul 14, 2017 - 3:02 PM

The PCOO explains that the delay in liquidation is due to the frequent and consecutive trips of President Rodrigo Duterte in his first 6 months in office

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Spokesperson Brigadier General Restituto Padilla share a light moment prior to the start of the Mindanao Hour at the New Executive Building, Malacañang Complex on May 31, 2017. Also in the photo is Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Kris Ablan. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

PCOO echoes call for Congress to pass FOI law

Jun 15, 2017 - 8:01 PM

UPDATED A law is needed to implement the freedom of information program across all branches of government says the PCOO

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION. National Statistician Dr. Lisa Grace Bersales (2nd from right) shares FOI best practices in the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) during the #FOIKnowMore event of the PCOO on June 15, 2017. Michael Bueza/Rappler

#AnimatED: President Duterte, dismantle your propaganda machine

Jun 05, 2017 - 9:00 AM

It stokes the flames of a highly divisive issue like martial law It also empowers trolls poisons the well and lowers our collective IQ and EQ

Palace launches weekly show hosted by Andanar, Uson

Jun 04, 2017 - 7:35 PM

DDS Podcast airs every Sunday morning and is hosted by Secretary Martin Andanar and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson who have both been accused of spreading misinformation in the past

RADIO SHOW. Malacañang launches its 'flagship tele-radio program' entitled DDS Podcast, with Secretary Martin Andanar and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson as hosts.

RTVM apologizes for streaming Logan on Facebook page

Jun 02, 2017 - 2:20 PM

RTVM expresses regret for the slip up and says we continue to work on our daily broadcast documentation and coverage of presidential engagements

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Jun 01, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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May 31, 2017 - 9:22 PM

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LOOK: Palace defends martial law in new social media video

May 31, 2017 - 7:52 PM

3rd UPDATE The 37 second animation which made the rounds of Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday afternoon is taken down later in the evening

SHIELD OF MARTIAL LAW. The shield of martial law is said to protect this lone Filipino against violent extremists. Screen shot from Twitter video.

Andanar abolishes PCOO StratComm office

May 31, 2017 - 2:35 PM

Thirteen Strategic Communications Office personnel are reassigned to an office under the direct supervision of PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar delivers a message during the Cebu City leg of the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian-Presidential Communications Operations Office (ASEAN-PCOO) Roadshow at the Cebu Grand Convention Center on March 3, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Andanar hides from media after new PCOO blunders

May 30, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Despite telling Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella he would take questions from Palace reporters PCOO chief Andanar chooses to evade the media and stays silent on new gaffes from his office

FACT CHECK: PCOO's Mocha Uson shares wrong photo of PH army

May 30, 2017 - 10:21 AM

This is not the first unverified image that the PCOO Assistant Secretary has shared

Abella to get Cabinet rank, office separate from PCOO

May 17, 2017 - 10:48 AM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella will have the title of secretary and will no longer report to PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar He will also have a deputy spokesperson

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announces during a press briefing in Malacañang on May 4, 2017 that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's political will has translated to into various infrastructure developments citing various projects launched by the Department of Transportion and the National Economic Development Authority. Malacañan Photo

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May 14, 2017 - 2:29 PM

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Duterte on appointing Mocha: 'Ako naman may-ari ng Malacañang'

May 13, 2017 - 9:51 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says May utang na loob ako What s wrong in paying?

NEW OFFICIAL. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with newly appointed Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson in Hong Kong. Screen grab from Mocha Uson's Facebook page

Code of Ethics for gov't officials applies to Mocha Uson's blog

May 12, 2017 - 8:37 PM

Newly appointed assistant secretary Mocha Uson can no longer misbehave in her blog

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May 12, 2017 - 8:06 PM

What are the roles and functions of the government agency that dancer turned blogger Mocha Uson will soon be a part of?

Honeylet as ‘First Lady’ or ‘partner’? Palace comms confused too

May 12, 2017 - 3:50 PM

The Palace communications team amends a photo caption that identifies Honeylet Avanceña as Duterte s First Lady and uses the term longtime partner instead

BY DUTERTE'S SIDE. President Rodrigo Duterte and his partner Honeylet Avanceña wave to the reception party upon their arrival at the Phnom Penh International Airport in Cambodia on May 10, 2017. Presidential photo

Undeserving? Mocha Uson has this to say to Mariel de Leon

May 11, 2017 - 4:05 PM

2ND UPDATE The new PCOO assistant secretary responds to criticism from Bb Pilipinas International 2017

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May 11, 2017 - 1:06 PM

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May 11, 2017 - 10:49 AM

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FAST FACTS: Who is Mocha Uson?

May 11, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The sexy star turned political blogger has been appointed assistant secretary of the government s communication arm

MOCHA TO PCOO. Mocha Uson is appointed assistant secretary of PCOO, the government's communication arm. Screengrab from Instagram/mochauson

Duterte on Mocha Uson: 'Utang na loob ko 'yan sa kanila'

May 10, 2017 - 5:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says it s his turn to believe in Mocha Uson the new PCOO assistant secretary for social media who supported his presidential bid

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on May 10, 2017 prior to his departure for his official visits to Cambodia and China and working visit to Hong Kong. The President is scheduled to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, meet with the Filipino community in Hong Kong, and attend the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China. Malacañan Photo

How much will Mocha Uson earn at the PCOO?

May 10, 2017 - 1:36 PM

UPDATED The newly appointed assistant secretary for social media will get a monthly gross salary of at least P106 454 plus allowances and bonuses

File photo by Malacañang

'Let that sink in': Filipinos react to Mocha Uson appointment

May 10, 2017 - 12:50 PM

The celebrity blogger trends on Twitter as Filipinos both the outraged and the pleased weigh in on her appointment as PCOO assistant secretary

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 - 10:20 AM

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Mocha Uson named PCOO assistant secretary

May 09, 2017 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED The celebrity blogger and known Duterte supporter is given a post at the Presidential Communications Operations Office

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates newly-appointed Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) member Margaux "Mocha" Uson during the oath-taking ceremony of government officials at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang Palace on January 9, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL/Presidential Photo