Mambaling village chief’s suspension only 6 months, not 2 years, says ruling

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three years after the infamous stand-off in the Barangay Mambaling Hall, the Office of the President finally ruled in favor of the suspension of Barangay Captain Gines Abellana, for illegally withholding the honoraria…

Duterte gives P60K Christmas bonus to Office of the President workers

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 12/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte gave P60,000 Christmas bonus to all employees of his office on Monday night. Duterte made the announcement through his Social Secretary Annalyn Tolentino. OP employees on December 2018 received P50,000 as…

186 gov’t agencies now on FOI website; Duterte’s office not included

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 10/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — One hundred eighty six government agencies are already enrolled  in the electronic Freedom of Information (eFOI) portal since it was launched in November 25, 2016. But the Office of the President (OP) is not…

Amid Duterte’s new order, Espino to CHR: Coordination is key

Nestle L. Semilla 09/10/2017

  COORDINATION. Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, cited this as the key word that would describe the PRO-7 and Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) relationship amid…

Cebu mayors summoned to Malacañang

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/09/2017

Municipal mayors in Cebu were summoned to appear before the Office of the President in Malacañang Palace tomorrow, Wednesday. According to Tuburan town Mayor Democrito Diamante, president of the League of Municipalities in the Philippines – Cebu…

PRESUMED INNOCENT

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/17/2016

Having Peter Lim prove his innocence is unconstitutional The last time I read the Constitution, it said that it is the duty of the state to prove the guilt of a person and not the other way…

Malacañang upholds order stopping med school’s closure

Vanessa Claire Lucero 02/02/2016

The Office of the President has upheld its order stopping the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) from closing Southwestern University (SWU) – College of Medicine. Dr. Chito Salazar, SWU chairman and president, said Malacañang denied CHEd’s motion…

Mandaue fire destroys Office of President’s van

Norman V. Mendoza 01/04/2016

A DODGE van owned by the Office of the President was destroyed by fire last Saturday afternoon while it was parked beside the road near the Department of Public Works and Highways  (DPWH) office along A.C. Cortes…

Malacañang order says ‘strong evidence of guilt’ of grave misconduct

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/11/2015

THE order that benched Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama for 60 days says there was “strong evidence of guilt”  that he violated  due process when he had a concrete center island demolished in barangay Labangon last year…

RAMA FACES SUSPENSION

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/10/2015

Malacañang’s 60-day freeze order to be served by DILG When Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama returns from his Paris trip today, he will face a 60-day preventive suspension he didn’t expect. The order, signed by the Office…

Dumaguete forum to tackle BBL provisions

PR 06/04/2015

SOME 150 civil society organization members are expected to participate in the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) forum today at 9 a.m. at Negros Oriental Convention Center in Dumaguete City. According to Bantay Bayanihan Negros Oriental chapter lead…

Malacañang to launch road sharing awards

Marian Z. Codilla 11/08/2014

Cebu, Iloilo ‘thought leaders’ to be honored Efforts to promote road sharing for pedestrians, environment-friendly transport, and bike lanes will be recognized by the Office of the President in the launch of the Bayanihan sa Daan Awards…

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