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Agriculture chief still has the President’s trust — Palace

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol still has the trust and confidence of President Rodrigo R. Duterte despite a call by lawmakers...

Roque: Alleged involvement of Robredo’s brother-in-law in illegal drugs should be...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Wednesday said the alleged involvement of Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo’s brother-in-law in...

Palace mulls issuing EO to extend processing of claims of martial...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Monday, Aug. 6, said an executive order (EO) may be needed to extend...

Palace open to China’s invitation for joint exploration on disputed waters

The Palace on Monday said it is open to the suggestion of the People’s Republic of China to conduct military exercises and energy exploration...

Palace reiterates federalism won’t hurt the economy

Malacañang on Wednesday, July 18, maintained that the country's shift to federalism would have no adverse impact on the economy. But Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto...

Palace: Peace talks to resume if Reds meet Duterte’s conditions

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter Malacañang on Wednesday, July 4, said President Rodrigo R. Duterte's administration is still open to negotiations with communist rebels provided...

Palace expresses confidence in PNP solving political murders after second mayor...

By Dane Angelo M. Enerio Malacañang Palace on Tuesday evening (July 3) said it was confident the Philippine National Police (PNP) "would be able to...

Duterte orders prosecution panel to ‘get partial judgment’ on Maguindanao massacre...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter Malacañang on Tuesday, June 19, said President Rodrigo R. Duterte wants the government prosecution panel that handles the 2009 Maguindanao...

UHC champions

THE 2018 Health for Juan and Juana Forum (HJJ Forum) held last week gathered the country’s healthcare thought leaders and experts and galvanized their commitment to make Universal Health Care (UHC) happen for all Filipinos. Among the health champions who graced the forum were luminaries who are at the forefront of the UHC advocacy in the country.

DoE gives go-ahead to importing ‘cheaper’ diesel from Russia — Roque

Malacañang said on Tuesday, May 29, that the Department of Energy has given the green light to import “cheaper” diesel fuel from Russia. “May go...

Kuwaiti government to release detained Filipino diplomats — Roque

The Kuwaiti government assured that the “release” of the three Filipino diplomats facing kidnapping charges are "now being worked out," presidential spokesperson Harry L....

Vietnam willing to export ‘cheap, good quality’ rice to the Philippines

Vietnam expressed willingness to export “cheap and good quality” rice to the Philippines, a Palace official said on Friday during a briefing in Singapore. President...

Duterte to ‘revisit’ UN West Philippine Sea ruling ‘at the right...

President Rodrigo R. Duterte vowed that he will revisit “at the right time” a United Nations ruling that upheld the Philippines’ sovereign rights over...

Palace insists ‘no new casino’ in Boracay; PAGCOR permits China firm...

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Reporter "No new casino will rise in Boracay," Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. said on Wednesday, April 11, despite...

Philippines warns other countries will follow after ICC exit

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may sink into oblivion, and prosecutor Fatou Bom Bensouda is to blame, said Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque,...

Palace defends Duterte’s ‘co-ownership’ remark on joint exploration

Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque defended the President on Thursday, March 1, on the latter’s ‘co-ownership’ remark on China and the Philippines' possible...

Japan projects in PHL will be free from red tape —...

President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to ensure that Japan’s projects in the Philippines will be free from red tape, Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L....

No bad faith by China — Palace

MALACAÑANG on Thursday said it was not attributing bad faith on the part of China in the controversy over the latter’s naming undersea features...

No need for international court probe since Duterte’s been cleared already,...

THERE is no need for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Rodrigo R. Duterte because even the United Nations (UN) special rapporteur...

PHL to keep ‘close ties’ with China, avoid tension

By Arjay L. Balinbin THE PHILIPPINES is keen on maintaining close ties with the People’s Republic of China despite its incessant militarization in the West...

Roque cries ‘fake news’ on remarks on Benham Rise

By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Sunday said recent statements attributed to him regarding sovereignty issues over Benham Rise...

Duterte receives trade agreements, unfazed by terrorist threat during India visit

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte is undaunted by the alleged ISIS threats against him during his stay in India for the ASEAN summit and the...

China research in PHL waters for the sake of science, Palace...

ALLOWING CHINA to do research in Philippine waters is in pursuit of science, Malacañang defended yesterday, Jan. 18. “Alam ninyo po it’s a scientific research....

No cease-fire with communist rebels this Christmas — Palace

GOVERNMENT FORCES will not observe a cease-fire with communist rebels this Christmas, Malacañang clarified on Sunday. “Our defenders would not stand down as there has...

Ridon, commissioners on urban poor to get the axe

By Rosemarie A. Zamora PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will fire all commissioners of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) due to alleged corruption...

Roque slams De Lima, Gascon over EJK definition

PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON Harry L. Roque, Jr on Monday, Dec. 11, slammed detained Senator Leila de Lima and Commission on Human Rights Chairman Jose Luis...

Palace to Sereno: Resign

MALACAÑANG on Monday, Nov. 06, called on Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno to resign and spare the Supreme Court from further “damage.” That morning...

No need for CA confirmation on Roque’s appointment, says Pimentel

THE APPOINTMENT of Harry L. Roque, Jr. as the new presidential spokesperson, with the rank of a secretary, need not be confirmed by the...