Rappler's latest stories on Salvador Panelo
The Malacañang spokesman can't say for certain if President Rodrigo Duterte asked Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde to resign
There is nothing to prove. There's a huge transportation crisis as well as an EQ and IQ deficit in government to understand the problem.
'Kasi kapag sinabi mong walang krisis, wala ka talagang gagawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, as she calls for compassion to be shown to commuters
'Kung walang krisis sa transportasyon, malapit na dapat siya sa Baguio sa ganoong katagal na biyahe,' Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate says after Panelo insisted that there is no transportation crisis, even after a nearly 4-hour trip to work using public transportation
After Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's commute stunt, netizens dare other officials to put their money where their mouth is
A jeepney with Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo among its passengers had to stop when media swarm it for a chance interview with the Palace official, causing a commuting nun to lose her cool
(UPDATED) Panelo receives special treatment from policemen and traffic enforcers during his nearly-4-hour commute from Marikina to Malacañang
(5th UPDATE) Anakbayan national spokesperson Alex Danday says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo had turned their commute challenge into a mere 'photo opportunity'
‘Teka lang, bakit may solusyon siya kung wala namang problema?’ one netizen asks
We ask Marikina residents to react to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's no-transportation-crisis remark: ‘Ano’ng aga pa ba ang gagawin ko para hindi na ako ma-late? ’Yung ’di na ako matutulog?’
Will he take public transportation during rush hour? 'Basta, secret,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
Without special preparation and treatment, will Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo survive the long lines, hours of waiting, and horrendous traffic that commuters endure every day?
'Your remark is insensitive and exemplifies what we already know about this administration: that you rarely really care about the poor, and that you coddle the rich.'
'The challenge to commute is accepted. This coming Friday, I'll take the jeepney and the LRT in going to work,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
Transport groups will again protest the government's public utility vehicle modernization program, but Malacañang says the program is 'long overdue'
The more I read Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo's statements, the more they come off as insults to the victims and survivors of Martial Law. Panelo justifies both the butcher and his knife.
(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang insists the detention of Duterte critic Senator Leila de Lima is not politically-motivated
(UPDATED) Dominguez's statement, read out by Panelo, mentions prospective assistance from Spain, France, and Germany as those being affected by the Palace order. It makes no mention of any UK assistance.
Following ex-DFA chief Albert del Rosario's suggestion will only have an 'adverse effect' on the Philippines' and China's 'friendly talks' on the West Philippine Sea, says the Palace
(3rd UPDATE) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says enough leeway should be given to a 'Bisaya President' who 'misspeaks the Filipino language'
The defense chief says he was unaware of the deal to let Dito Telecommunity (formerly Mislatel) build facilities in military camps, and will check it before giving his approval
The Philippine government can still pull out of the deal if officials identify security risks in the arrangement, says Malacañang
'Tingin ko hindi lang ako iyong nalilito,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, on Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo often 'clarifying' President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says the death of patients in ambulances caught in heavy traffic proves the need for emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte
Despite ongoing probes on corruption in the Bureau of Corrections, Malacañang says it's likely Nicanor Faeldon was not involved in wrongdoing and was merely 'outwitted'
What Salvador Panelo did was to extend a favor, not fulfill a mandate
(3rd UPDATE) 'What can we do?' says Inquirer.net editor-in-chief Abel Ulanday. 'If that’s his decision then we will probably just have to wait for his next move and we’ll just refer it to our lawyers,' he adds.
Rappler, also the subject of Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's apology demand, maintains that it need not apologize for a story that is neither libelous nor defamatory
What Panelo's letter implies is that the presidential legal counsel finds Antonio Sanchez's clemency request valid, thus the positive action of referring it to the concerned agency for appropriate action
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo blames 'lax' security when asked how the Sanchezes were able to enter the Malacañang complex so many times
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says he introduced Ampatuan family members to President Rodrigo Duterte, who supposedly told them they should wait for the court to decide on their case
''Yung ginawa ni Panelo, it's not his fault na lawyer siya,' President Rodrigo Duterte says during a sudden press conference in Malacañang
''Balat-sibuyas' is what we Filipinos call officials who are incapable of thinking beyond their imagined hurt and fail to see that the reports are not all about them'
(UPDATED) 'You cannot dissociate his personal relationship with the Sanchezes and his being Chief Presidential Legal Counsel,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
(UPDATED) Rappler slams the presidential spokesman's threat as a 'pure diversionary tactic'
The convict's former lawyer, who is now spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte, does not see anything wrong with it
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson and Chief Presidential Counsel Salvador Panelo was Antonio Sanchez's lawyer in the 1993 UPLB rape-slay case
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo says while the hearings are going on, its status quo for Faeldon and the other Bureau of Corrections officials
'Verily, it's not always winning that counts; it is how the game is played,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
'Dapat makabalik sila sa kulungan until they serve the full term of their service,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo of the 1,914 inmates released under the GCTA law
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says he has nothing to do with the possible early release of convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez
The Philippines welcomes the acknowledgment that compensation must be provided to the owner of Filipino fishing boat Gem-Ver
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'
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo counts convicted murderer-rapist Antonio Sanchez as among his former clients
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo denies he has anything to do with the possible early release of his former client, Antonio Sanchez, saying the convicted rapist-murderer is 'automatically' among the potential beneficiaries of the law and Supreme Court ruling
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar also slams the Urban Dictionary, saying its process leads to 'inaccurate, illegitimate, and defamatory' definitions
Malacañang says it has a right to exclude any journalist from President Rodrigo Duterte's events if they are 'rude' and 'disrespectful'
The passage of Chinese warships may be the subject of yet another Philippine diplomatic protest, which critics have said are not working
But the Palace is vague on whether it would certify as urgent the SOGIE bill pending in Congress
Malacañang also says the proposal of Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to bring back the Anti-Subversion Law 'requires study'