President Duterte Leads Possibly Last “Talk To The People” Public Briefing

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President Duterte: “So I would just like to make a parting message to the Filipino people …” PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE — The outgoing President led the possibly last “Talk To The People” public briefing on Monday, June 6. President Duterte’s weekly public briefing started in 2020 in order to disseminate information and guidelines on the … Read more

President Duterte Willing To Hand Over Cabinet Members To Next Admin

President Duterte

President Duterte: “Limitado lang tayo ng six years but I’d be happy to hand you over to kung sino man ang susunod.” PRESIDENT DUTERTE — The Philippine President said that he’s willing to hand over his Cabinet members to the next administration. The President and some members of his Cabinet turned nostalgic during the “Talk to the … Read more

President Duterte Reveals What Makes Him Happy When He Leaves Malacañang

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President Duterte: “Magpabakuna kayo at maligaya ako.” PRESIDENT DUTERTE — The Philippine President reveals what makes him happy when the time comes that he has to step down. President Duterte appealed to the Filipino people anew to get vaccinated against COVID-19, saying that it would really make him happy to see that most, if not … Read more

President Duterte to Duque: “You have done good sa trabaho mo”

President Duterte and DOH Secretary Duque

President Duterte to Duque: “I had to ask you several times to stay on the job because we need you.“ PRESIDENT DUTERTE — The Philippine President commended Health Secretary Francisco Duque III for doing a good job in leading the country’s pandemic response, saying that Filipinos will not forget him. in his late-night “Talk to … Read more

President Duterte On How He Was Exposed To COVID-19

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According to President Duterte, he was exposed to someone who was concerned about his health. PRESIDENT DUTERTE — The Philippine President narrated how he was exposed to a COVID-positive patient, who was his aide, after being absent for more than two weeks. In his “Talk to the People” public address aired Monday night, the President … Read more

President Duterte To New FDA Chief: “Mahal mo talaga ako?”

President Duterte and new FDA chief

President Duterte caught the new FDA chief by surprise and asked him if he really love him. PRESIDENT DUTERTE — On Monday evening, the Philippine President shared a light moment with members of the government’s pandemic task force when he caught FDA OIC Director-General Oscar Gutierrez by surprise and asked him if he really love … Read more

President Duterte On Weekly Public Address: “Somebody has to communicate to the people”

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President Duterte: “Somebody has to communicate to the people what government is doing.” PRESIDENT DUTERTE — The Philippine President explained to the public that he’s holding his weekly pre-recorded public address because someone from the government had to communicate with the people the status of the country’s pandemic response efforts. The President made the statement … Read more

President Duterte On Bong Go: “He does not control me”

President Duterte and Bong Go

President Duterte on Senator Bong Go: “He is here to do his duty na may matanungan tayo agad.” PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE – The Philippine President has categorically said that presidential aspirant and incumbent Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go didn’t control him. The President made this clarification during his pre-recorded “Talk to the People” public briefing … Read more