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House investigates PCSO lavish Christmas party

Posted on : Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The House of Representatives has started its investigation on the reported lavish Christmas party of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office.

PCSO General Manager Alexander Balutan, however, maintains that there was no anomaly in the spendings made for the said event.

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Former SAP Bong Go expresses gratitude for Duterte’s support

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Posted on : Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Outgoing Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano formalizes his bid for a congressional seat in the 2019 midterm elections. Meanwhile, senatorial aspirant and former Special Assistant to President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go expresses gratitude for the support of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Diokno: Suspension of next fuel tax hike won’t affect gov’t social services program

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Posted on : Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno is confident that government social service programs will not suffer if the second tranche of fuel excise tax will be suspended in 2019.

Duterte to military, police: ‘Do not engage in partisan politics’

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Posted on : Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte assures the public that no government funding will be used to campaign for the administration bets for the 2019 midterm elections. He also calls on the military and police not to indulge in partisan politics.

PDEA wants 2019 midterm elections candidates to undergo surprise drug test

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Posted on : Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency or PDEA wants the candidates of the 2019 midterm elections to undergo a surprise drug test.

Ronald ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa formally steps down as BuCor chief

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Posted on : Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Ronald ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa formally steps down as the chief of the Bureau of Corrections after filing his candidacy for Senate in the 2019 midterm elections. Meanwhile, the intense political competition is on in vote-rich provinces of Batangas and Cebu as incumbent officials face challenges from their long-time rivals.

Duterte accompanies SAP Bong Go in filing his COC for senatorial run

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Posted on : Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Special Assistant to the President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go files his certificate of candidacy for the upcoming senatorial race. Senators Grace Poe, Cynthia Villar and JV Ejercito also formalize their bid to return to Senate in 2019.

SWS: Cynthia Villar takes top spot in latest senatorial poll

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Posted on : Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Re-electionist Cynthia Villar takes the solo lead in the latest senatorial survey of the Social Weather Stations. Senator Grace Poe and Congresswoman Pia Cayetano also top the list which is dominated by incumbent and former lawmakers.

Duterte wants clarification from Roque over senatorial bid in 2019

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Posted on : Saturday, October 13th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte is seeking clarifications from Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque over his plan on whether to stay in the government or pursue his senatorial bid in 2019 mid-term elections. Duterte also clarifies that his appointment of Presidential Legal Adviser Salvador Panelo as a spokesperson is temporary.

Teddy Locsin accepts Duterte offer for DFA chief

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Posted on : Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Philippine permanent representative to the United Nations Teodoro ‘Teddy Boy’ Locsin confirms he has accepted the offer of President Rodrigo Duterte to be the new secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs. In his Twitter account, the former journalist and politician said he believes in President Rodrigo Duterte that is why he accepted the post.

Panelo to be Duterte’s next spokesperson

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Posted on : Friday, October 12th, 2018

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque is yet to resign but his replacement is already waiting in the wings. Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo says he has been informed that he will be the next spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte and that he will assume the post beginning Monday next week.