Agriculture Sec. Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol on Monday (Apr. 17) has expressed dismayed at how “slow” the Palace communications group has been in handling press releases on President Rodrigo Duterte.
Sec. Salvador Medialdea
President Duterte hosted the traditional Vin D' Honneur reception in Malacanan on Wednesday, attended by about 80 ambassadors at the Rizal Hall.
In a bid to end the power-tripping of his party mate and anti-crime crusader Martin Dino, President Duterte has appointed a new administrator for the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, replacing Roberto Garcia.
President Duterte has signed his first law -- which calls for the postponement the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this October 31, while he is enroute to his state-visit to Brunei.
The Palace had prevented members of the cabinet and heads of agency from talking to the media about certain issues that might concern the President and the executive department.
Due to the inclement weather brought about by Typhoon "Butchoy", the Palace suspended work in government offices and classes in public levels at all levels at 1pm today (July 8, 2016).