Category: Politics


Malacañang thanks Carpio for praising PRRD arbitral win assertion

President Rodrigo Duterte defended the Philippines' 2016 arbitral victory on the West Philippine Sea in his first speech at the UN General Assembly.
Duterte said the arbitral ruling “is now part of international law, beyond compromise and beyond the reach of passing governments to dilute, diminish or abandon.”
“We firmly reject attempts to undermine it,” he said


Philippine media enjoy freedom in reporting

MANILA – Philippine media workers continue to enjoy their freedom in writing any news report concerning the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacañang said on Saturday.  “Media remains alert and vibrant in their reportage of the government and the actions of officials,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement. Roque was responding to the July...