President Duterte Believes In Freedom Of Speech — Palace

President Duterte

President Duterte believed in freedom of speech, according to Malacañang. On Tuesday, Malacañang said that President Rodrigo Duterte believed in freedom of speech and has not filed libel complaints against his critics. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement that President Duterte believed in freedom of speech and a free marketplace of ideas and … Read more

Malacañang Offers No Assurance To Those Who Doubt President Duterte’s Retirement

President Duterte and Senator Bong Go

Malacañang offered no assurance to those who doubted President Duterte’s retirement. On Monday, Malacañang offered no assurance to those who doubted President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement that he will retire from politics when his term ended on June 30, 2022. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the response to a question whether President Duterte meant his words … Read more

Roque Pissed Off During a Zoom Meeting, Castigates Doctor’s Group

Harry Roque

Roque: “This group, they have never said anything good about the government response.” HARRY ROQUE – A video clip of the presidential spokesperson castigating a group of doctors in the midst of the IATF’s Zoom meeting on Tuesday spread on social media. During the meeting, the Philippine College of Physicians allegedly blocked the IATF’s plan … Read more

Malacañang Explains Why All Of President Duterte’s Talk to the People Are “Edited Heavily”

Malacañang

Malacañang explained why all of President Duterte’s Talk to the People were “edited heavily” On Thursday, Malacañang explained why all of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Talk to the People were “edited heavily“. A video of President Duterte’s public address that aired on the government television network this week didn’t include his remark that he wouldn’t run … Read more

Roque to VP Robredo: ‘Kailangan magpakatotoo na!’

Roque and Robredo

Roque: “Ready or not ready, elections will happen so magpakatotoo tayo lahat.” Vice-President Leni Robredo must be true towards herself regarding her plan for the upcoming elections. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque made the statement after he heard the vice president’s political jingle on a radio station. According to Roque, there is no denying that VP … Read more

Harry Roque On COA Reports On Agencies: “Cool po muna tayo”

Roque COA

Harry Roque on COA reports on government agencies: “Cool po muna tayo” On Thursday, Malacañang said that President Rodrigo Duterte will only consider the final reports of the Commission on Audit (COA) in taking action against government agencies’ supposed questionable spending. When asked if Malacañang was planning to take actions against government agencies flagged by … Read more

Malacañang Seeks Patience Over Ongoing Unified Vaccination Card Project

Harry Roque

Malacañang asked the public for patience over the ongoing unified vaccination card project. UNIFIED VACCINATION CARD PROJECT — Malacañang asked the public for patience as the national government was building up the masterlist of Filipinos who already completed their COVID-19 vaccination amidst reports of persons getting “booster shots” or multiple doses in different cities. On … Read more

Malacañang to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno: “We hope that he gets well soon”

Malacañang to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno

Malacañang to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno: “We hope that he gets well soon.” Malacañang had expressed hope that Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso will soon recover as he had recently tested positive for COVID-19. On Monday, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in his regular press briefing that Malacañang wished Moreno good health and … Read more