President-elect Duterte’s inauguration to reflect Filipino pride

MANILA, Philippines — Tomorrow, June 30, 2016, Rodrigo Roa Duterte will take his oath as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines.  The ceremonies will be less of a spectacle than tradition requires but bellowed of the Filipino pride.  Incoming Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar has revealed preparations have already been finalized continue reading : President-elect Duterte’s inauguration to reflect Filipino pride

Secretary Coloma bids goodbye to media: Protect freedom of the press and expression

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. on Tuesday bid farewell to journalists and reporters whom he has worked with for the past six years. In his last press briefing before leaving his post as spokesperson of outgoing President Benigno S. Aquino III, Secretary Coloma expressed his gratitude to the members of the continue reading : Secretary Coloma bids goodbye to media: Protect freedom of the press and expression

Government and media need not be adversaries, says Palace official

In his message during his final press briefing in Malacañang on Tuesday, outgoing Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. underscored the importance of the media in a democratic country. Secretary Coloma, who will be replaced by former TV news anchor and radio commentator Martin Andanar on Thursday (June 30), said the government continue reading : Government and media need not be adversaries, says Palace official

Malacanang defends ‘Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino’ Program

Malacanang has defended anew the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which according to critics, encourages dependency on the government. According to Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., the 4Ps has been proven to be effective since its implementation in 2010. “Napatunayan naman kasi sa nakaraang anim na taon na kung maayos ang pangangasiwa continue reading : Malacanang defends ‘Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino’ Program