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Andanar’s claim that President has met almost all promises is ‘fantasy’ — solon

Opposition solon Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman lambasted Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on his claim that the current administration has met nearly all of its campaign promises. #BeFullyInformed Andanar’s claim that President has met almost all promises is ‘fantasy’ — solon Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar must be smoking something good for him… link: Andanar’s claim that President has met almost all promises is ‘fantasy’ — solon.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerJan 8th, 2018

Opposition solon dissents

FOR opposition Rep. Edcel Lagman, President Rodrigo Duterte has not fulfilled any of his campaign promises, except the pending shift to federalism. Lagman particularly disagreed with Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on the accomplishments of Duterte. “It is utter miscommunication and disconnect for Andanar to assert that the problems on….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

WATCH | Lagman: Andanar fantasizing on Duterte accomplishments

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar was going experiencing a “pure fantasy” spell boasting that President Rodrigo Duterte has accomplished his campaign promises, except for the pending shift to federalism, opposition leader, Albay Representative Edcel Lagman, observed Monday at the House of Representatives. “It is utter miscommunication and disconnect for Andanar to assert […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Duterte popularity puzzles solon

For Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, it's perplexing that President Duterte has continued to enjoy a high popularity rating despite his "irreverence" for institutions, pro-China stance and violation of human rights. The President scored a net satisfaction rating of +56 during the first quarter this year, according to a Social Weather Stations survey taken from March 23 to 27. This is a two-point drop from his +58 rating last December. Both ratings were considered "very good." "It is a puzzle that despite the failure of President Rodrigo Duterte to deliver most of his campaign promises, his irreverence to established institutions, including the Catholic Church, his unpatriotic surrender ...Keep on reading: Duterte popularity puzzles solon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Despite broken visit promises, Duterte to go to Pag-asa Island before end of term, Roque says

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Pag-asa Island before his term ends to show the country’s claim to the Kalayaan Group of Islands, the Palace said, despite the chief executive’s failure to make good on promises related to the nation’s territory......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Palace promises security, justice to slain broadcaster’s kin

DUMAGUETE CITY---Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go has promised security and justice to the wife of slain broadcast journalist Edmund Sestoso who was shot dead by still unidentified gunmen on April 30 at Barangay Daro here.   Go, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, chief of the Presidential Task Force on Media Security, visited the wake of Sestoso on Thursday and extended President Duterte's condolences to the victim's family.   Go said he had relayed orders to Senior Supt. Edwin Portento, acting director of the Negros Oriental Provincial Police, to provide security to Sestoso's wife, Lourdes, ...Keep on reading: Palace promises security, justice to slain broadcaster’s kin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

Army, police remain supportive after martial law extension

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte still enjoys the support of the state forces even after martial law in Mindanao was extended until end of 2018, Malacañang said on Saturday, December 16. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar made the remark to debunk the claim of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairperson Jose Maria Sison that the military… link: Army, police remain supportive after martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

CHR corrects Andanar: Duterte not cleared in probe

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Tuesday denied the claim of Malacañang that the commission has cleared President Rodrigo Dutert.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2017

Trump: Climate change not hoax

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.” In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn’t want to put the U.S. at a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn’t know if it’s manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.” In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn’t want to put the U.S. at a [...] The post Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Duterte, econ managers do not want to return coco levy fund to coconut farmers

Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and claimants group Coco Levy Fund Ibalik sa Amin (CLAIM) said it will hold accountable President Rodrigo Duterte and the economic managers if the coco levy fund is not returned to real beneficiaries of the fund -- small coconut farmers and their families and heirs......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

What Roque said that made Duterte claim ‘soldiers don’t like you’

Presidential spokesperson and senatorial aspirant Harry Roque called President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech on October 4 at the Philippine Military Academy a “game-changer.” At the event, Duterte, who has been understood as supportive of Roque’s plans to run in next year’s elections, suddenly advised Roque in public to “stand by.” Here’s how part of the speech […] The post What Roque said that made Duterte claim ‘soldiers don’t like you’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

New post awaits Andanar

PRESIDENTIAL Communications Operations Office (PCOO) secretary Martin Andanar revealed that he will “most-likely” take on the post as President Rodrigo Duterte’s Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs. In a radio interview on Tuesday, Andanar said that he was informed by the President’s top aides that he is likely to succeed incumbent Political Adviser Francis Tolentino, who […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Erdogan asks Riyadh to prove journalist left consulate

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, October 8, asked Saudi officials to prove their claim that missing journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan's comments' came after media reports said his government sought permission from Saudi authorities to search the consulate premises in Istanbul. Khashoggi, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Palace, convinced Roque can’t win, dangles OPS

An administration official on Sunday admitted that the Palace was trying to convince presidential spokesperson Harry Roque to drop his senatorial bid and lead the proposed Office of the Press Secretary (OPS). Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar said in a radio interview that Roque was being asked to run in 2022 instead. Andanar said it was a position shared by Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go and of President Roddrigo Duterte himself. Ineffective Andanar said he had submitted a draft executive order reviving the OPS to Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, noting that Roque was vital to the government's c...Keep on reading: Palace, convinced Roque can’t win, dangles OPS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Karapatan calls Duterte, AFP paranoid over Red-tagging of schools

Human rights group Karapatan on Friday criticized President Rodrigo Duterte and the Armed Forces of the Philippines over the military’s claim that the Communist Party of the Philippines was actively recruiting in several universities. Source link link: Karapatan calls Duterte, AFP paranoid over Red-tagging of schools.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Russia’s Putin calls poisoned ex-spy ‘scumbag’, traitor

  MOSCOW --- President Vladimir Putin has called Sergei Skripal, the ex-spy who was poisoned with a military grade nerve agent in Britain, a traitor and a "scumbag."   It was the first time Putin directly condemned Skripal, who spent weeks hospitalized with his daughter after both were poisoned in the city of Salisbury in March. Britain put the blame squarely on Russia, but Moscow has denied any role in it.   Asked about sanctions on Russia triggered by the attack, Putin called the ex-spy "just a scumbag" who betrayed his country. He reiterated Russia's claim that it has nothing to do with the poisoning.   He said Wednesday the former agent was of no intere...Keep on reading: Russia’s Putin calls poisoned ex-spy ‘scumbag’, traitor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Lawyers claim Duterte’s ‘admission’ on extrajudicial killings is evidence

A number of legal experts are claiming that President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent statements calling the series of extrajudicial killings in the country his “only sin” is evidence that can be used against him. Former Bayan Muna Party-list representative and human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares said on Twitter that even though Duterte said that there was […] The post Lawyers claim Duterte’s ‘admission’ on extrajudicial killings is evidence appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Duterte has basis for ‘Red October’–Albayalde

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has basis for the alleged “Red October” ouster plot against him, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday morning as he refuted critics’ claim that it was fictitious. “I think there is a basis for that. The President has an unlimited access [to]information; It’s not just the PNP. There’s [...] The post Duterte has basis for ‘Red October’–Albayalde appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Andanar: Only Duterte can make Mocha quit

Only President Rodrigo Duterte can make Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson resign, Malacañang said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Duterte claims Jordan king told him to ignore ex-UN rights chief

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte claimed Jordan's King Abdullah II himself had made unflattering remarks about his own cousin, former United Nations (UN) human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein , who had previously been the subject of Duterte's rants. The Philippine leader made this claim on Thursday, September 27, during ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018