2 offices under OP still reviewing anti-terror bill: Palace

MANILA: Two offices under President Rodrigo Duterte’s supervision are still reviewing the proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill, Malacañang said on Saturday. In a radio interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque clarified that only one of three offices under the executive branch has completed the assessment of the proposed anti-terror law. He made the clarification, a day after Chief… Read More 2 offices under OP still reviewing anti-terror bill: Palace

Terrorism respects no one, overseas Filipino groups say

MANILA: In the wake of varying opinions about the Anti-Terrorism Bill of 2020 that awaits the signature of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, several groups of Filipinos in Europe, United States, the Middle East on Tuesday expressed concern to what they view as the appalling threat of terrorist groups that respects no one. “The threat from… Read More Terrorism respects no one, overseas Filipino groups say

Sinovac now PH’s potential collaborator on Covid-19 vaccine dev’t

MANILA: The China-based Sinovac Biotech Ltd. will now be among the potential collaborators of the Philippines on coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine development and clinical trials, Malacañang said on Tuesday. In a virtual presser, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has approved the recommendation of… Read More Sinovac now PH’s potential collaborator on Covid-19 vaccine dev’t

ECQ helped contain Covid-19 infection: Roque

MANILA: The now lifted enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) “worked” in containing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infection, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on Monday. Roque made this comment as the Metro Manila and other areas transitioned from modified ECQ to less stringent general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1. In a virtual presser, Roque said the country’s… Read More ECQ helped contain Covid-19 infection: Roque

Don’t be complacent about Covid-19: Palace

“We advise the public not to be complacent and to follow health protocols set by authorities after we received reports of people who trooped to the malls with complete disregard of social/physical distancing measures on the first day of our shift from enhanced community quarantine to modified enhanced community quarantine and general community quarantine (GCQ) in Luzon,” Roque said in a statement.… Read More Don’t be complacent about Covid-19: Palace

Former presidential spokesman Roque returns to Palace

By Bitoon A Ranao Malacanang has confirmed on Monday the appointment of Atty. Harry Roque as the Presidential Spokesperson. In a statement on Monday, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador S. Panelo said that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has offered the position of Presidential Spokesperson to Atty. Harry Roque who, in turn, has accepted the same.… Read More Former presidential spokesman Roque returns to Palace

Duterte orders 2 Asecs to resign

MANILA (May 15, 2018): Malacañang on Tuesday revealed that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has advised two assistant secretaries to tender their resignations or face termination over allegations of corruption. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. in a Palace press briefing named Assistant Secretary Moslemen T. Macarambon, Sr. of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Assistant Secretary… Read More Duterte orders 2 Asecs to resign