MALACANANG expressed gratitude Monday for President Rodrigo Duterte’s early lead in an online poll for Time magazine’s annual list of 100 most influential people in the world.
“President Duterte is grateful to the Filipino all over the world for their support for him and his agenda of real change in the Philippine society.” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. (READ MORE)
MALACAÑANG believed Monday that the critics of President Rodrigo Duterte have launched a “well-funded” campaign against him to pay “hack writers” of American daily newspaper New York Times (NYT), who are “focused on undermining him.”
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, in a statement, said that the NYT’s “demolition job” against the President appears to be “very obvious,” especially now that he is getting a “very high approval” from the majority of the Filipino people. (READ MORE)
SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV is “making up a story” on President Rodrigo Duterte’s dinner invite to Vice President Leni Robredo, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Monday.
Panelo’s statement came after Trillanes, a critic of Duterte, claimed that the Chief Executive had invited Robredo to a dinner “to disarm and politically neutralize her.” (READ MORE)
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will be spending his birthday “quietly without fanfare” with his family and close friends in Davao City, Malacañang said on Monday.
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Duterte, who will turn 72 years old on Tuesday, opted to “veer away from public attention.” (READ MORE)
MALACAÑANG said Sunday that the dismissal of 92 government officials only shows that there are no sacred cows in the present government.
“The President’s (Rodrigo Duterte) remark that he fired 92 government officials this month underscores that there are no sacred cows in the Duterte administration,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. (READ MORE)