“We can expect that he will tackle the promises he made on fighting corruption, illegal drugs, criminality, and rebellion. We can also expect that he will speak about other major issues, such as that of the West Philippine Sea, ways to sustain the growth in our economy, as well as his legislative agenda,” Panelo said in a statement.
“According to the Chief Executive, a P1 million reward will be given for the capture, whether dead or alive, of the masterminds, perpetrators, and main shooters of the four police intel personnel. A P50,000 reward, on the other hand, will be given for the capture, of all the conspirators involved in this felonious activity,” he added.
“At the start of the year, Senator Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao made the whole country proud as he successfully defended his WBA welterweight belt over American Adrien Broner. Six months later, he doubled this feat as he defeated Keith Thurman today via split decision, even knocking him down in the first round,” presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.
Assisting the President in the rehearsals, which ended around 10 p.m., were Andanar, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo, and Senator Bong Go. Television and film director Joyce Bernal who was tapped to direct Duterte’s fourth SONA was also present.
MALACANANG has no hand in the filing of sedition complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo and some members of the political opposition, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said Friday.
DRUGS, the economy, corruption, terrorism, the West Philippine Sea controversy and the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution seeking to investigate killings in the Duterte administration’s war on drugs.
Malacañang is wishing eight-division world boxing champion Sen. Manny Pacquaio luck in his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title fight against undefeated American Keith Thurman on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not face an international tribunal after the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution seeking to look into the human rights situation in the country, stressing that he will only answer to a Philippine court.
CUTTING diplomatic ties with Iceland, which filed a resolution urging the UN to look into the human rights situation in the Philippines, may adversely affect the estimated 2,000 overseas Filipino workers in the European nation, President Duterte admitted on Wednesday.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said he is now invoking the Philippines’ Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with the United States amid the country’s maritime dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III meanwhile obtained a 77 percent approval rating and a 73 percent trust rating while former House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who got the lowest ratings, had 26 percent approval rating and a 22 percent trust rating.