MALACANANG COLD ON HOUSE BILL GIVING DUTERTE SPECIAL POWERS

President to maximize powers for ‘Build, Build, Build’ By ROGER M. BALANZA with PNA report Due to time constraints, Malacanang is not keen on supporting a House bill granting special powers to President Rodrigo Duterte  in adopting a “national policy” … Continue reading MALACANANG COLD ON HOUSE BILL GIVING DUTERTE SPECIAL POWERS

SALCEDA: P100-M FOR EACH SOLON IN 2020 BUDGET NOT ‘PORK BARREL’

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda said that the P100 million that each lawmaker at the House of Representatives will be receiving PHP100 million under the proposed PHP4.1 trillion national budget for 2020 is not “pork barrel.” Salceda said that these were … Continue reading SALCEDA: P100-M FOR EACH SOLON IN 2020 BUDGET NOT ‘PORK BARREL’

Court orders arrest of Trillanes over 4 libel cases

A Davao City regional court on Friday ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in connection with the libel cases filed by presidential son Paolo Duterte and presidential son-in-law Manases Carpio. Regional Trial Court Judge Melinda Alconcel- Dayanghirang issued … Continue reading Court orders arrest of Trillanes over 4 libel cases

SAP BONG GO IN PDP-LABAN SENATORIAL SLATE

It is “Ready Set Go” for Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, who has been included in President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruling party slate as a candidate for the Senate in the 2019 mid-term elections. Partido Demokratiko Pilipino … Continue reading SAP BONG GO IN PDP-LABAN SENATORIAL SLATE

PANELO: Trillanes seditious remark vs. Duterte not covered by immunity

“Parliamentary immunity is not absolute” Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said the “remarks” of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV against President Rodrigo Duterte are not covered by the lawmaker’s parliamentary immunity. In his statement posted on Facebook, Panelo said the … Continue reading PANELO: Trillanes seditious remark vs. Duterte not covered by immunity

DUTERTE TO SUPPORT BONG GO SENATE BID

President Rodrigo R. Duterte will fully support Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go “to the hilt” if he decides to join the senatorial race in the 2019 midterm elections, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said on Wednesday. … Continue reading DUTERTE TO SUPPORT BONG GO SENATE BID

DUTERTE BANK RECORDS OPEN TO PUBLIC BUT NOT TO TRILLANES

President Rodrigo Duterte said he will “give authority” to the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to look into his bank records. The President said this during the oath-taking of PACC members in Malacañang on Tuesday, March 6. “Kayo (You), anytime, I will give … Continue reading DUTERTE BANK RECORDS OPEN TO PUBLIC BUT NOT TO TRILLANES