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House defers PCOO budget hearing after ‘red’ label

CONGRESSMEN suspended hearings on the budget of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) on Wednesday after an official tagged progressive lawmakers as communists.

PCOO blames COA regulations for slow uptake of federalism funds

REPLYING to the demand letter sent by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) regarding the failure of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) to submit progress reports on the P10-million information campaign drive on federalism, PCOO Assistant Secretary Marie Banaag turned the tables on the Commission on Audit (COA), saying it was the COA’s own guidelines that slowed the transfer of funds.

Palace to look into passport data breach

MALACAÑANG SAID on Monday it will look into the alleged passport data breach, together with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Presidential Communications Operations Office(PCOO), and the United Graphics Expression Corporation (UGEC).

Palace denies red-baiting journalist group members

MALACAÑANG on Thursday denied that the government, through the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), is red-baiting members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP).

Uson a lightning rod at PCOO budget hearings

THE Presidential Communication Operations Office’s (PCOO) proposed budget, which will rise 2.75% to P1.434 billion in 2019, was approved at committee level at the House of Representatives, in the face of calls for the office to be stripped of funding.

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...

Lorraine Badoy named Communications Usec

PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has appointed Social Welfare Development Assistant Secretary Lorraine Marie T. Badoy as Undersecretary for New Media and Spokesperson of the...

License to chill

Whether they’re in the opposition or administration side, the distinguished senators of this endangered Republic, who’re otherwise hopelessly fractious, share one thing: their hatred...