Duterte shows strong political will -- Panelo

January 20, 2020
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte only wants to show he has a strong political like Ferdinand Marcos when he threatened to arrest the owners of two water firms if they challenge him in court but he will do it within the bounds of the law, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on Sunday.

Duterte flays condo builder

January 11, 2020
In a speech in Cotabato province on Friday night, the President gave Consunji, president and chief executive officer of DMCI Holdings, Inc., a dressing down as one of his company’s condominium buildings in Davao suffered major damage after a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit in October last year.

Save OFWs

January 07, 2020
A WORRIED President Rodrigo Duterte has called for supplementary funding and measures to secure the lives of Filipinos in the Middle East in light of escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.

Duterte may side with US — Palace

January 07, 2020
Duterte’s spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement a day after the President and his Cabinet discussed the developments in the Middle East and plans to repatriate Filipinos there in the event of a military warfare between the US and Iran. Tension between the US and Iran have heightened following the US killing of a top Iranian military commander.

Leni's bombshell a dud - Palace

January 06, 2020
“If you notice when she was threatening this report, she implied na meron siyang nadiskubreng iregularidad. Akala mo ay bombang sasabog. It’s a dud. Wala naman siyang sinabi dun na bago na hindi tutututukan ng mga ahensiya na involved laban sa droga,” Panelo said in a Palace briefing.