Malacanang Press Corps slams PCO Chief Martin Andanar for “misreporting” slur

The Malacanang Press Corps slammed Malacanang’s Presidential Communications Office Chief Martin Andanar over his accusation that media misreported President Duterte’s statement about Martial Law. In a one page joint statement issued Wednesday January 18, 2017, the Palace media said they take exception on Andanar’s accusation that they are misreporting President Duterte’s statement about Martial Law. MPC…

President Duterte approves 1k SSS pension hike and 1.5% members contribution increase

After thorough contemplation and cabinet consultations, President Rodrigo Duterte has finally approved the 1000php SSS pension hike with the condition of increasing SSS members contribution by 1.5%. In an announcement made by Presidential Spokeman Ernie Abella on Tuesday January 10, 2017, Malacanang said the President has approved the increase on SSS pension amounting to 1000php.…

Mocha Uson appointed to MTRCB Board

Self-confessed Duterte Diehard Supporter Margaux “Mocha” Justiano Uson has been appointed Board Member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). In an announcement Thursday January 5, 2017, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella confirmed Uson’s appointment to MTRCB Board last January 3, 2017. Mocha is a known die-hard supporter of the President since the…

President Duterte signs Executive Order on FOI

“Better late than never” President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday July 23 has signed Executive Order on Freedom of Information. In a report by Rappler.com, Duterte is reported to have signed his second EO mandating “mandating full public disclosure of all offices under the executive branch”. Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar said the EO will cover…