Senators ask why PCOO needs funds for ‘academy’

Melvin Gascon - Correspondent / @melvingasconINQ 09/17/2021

After being accused of maintaining troll farms, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) now wants funding for a “government communications academy.” This raised eyebrows among some senators who called for the scrapping of the PCOO’s proposed P265-million…

Labella says naming new COVID-19 variant “Central Visayas” variant is unfair

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella branded the naming of a newly identified variant of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as the “Central Visayas variant” as unfair. The mayor said the nomenclature makes it…

Mocha quits gov’t post

Inquirer.net 10/03/2018

SAYING she was making a “sacrifice,” controversial Assistant Communications Secretary Mocha Uson resigned from her post yesterday morning. Uson announced her resignation during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance on the proposed budget of the…

Much ado about Mocha

Stephen D. Capillas 05/11/2017

Truth to tell, I was sort of surprised at first with all the negative comments on entertainer/blogger Mocha Uson back when she was still in the sidelines and then President-elect Rodrigo Duterte spent his first few days…

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/03/2017

Gov’t office’s thrust: Tap social media “SOCIAL media is not a propaganda machine. It is the voice of the people.” Carlos Munda of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) gave this description amid the office’s thrust to…

Cebu likely to host ASEAN Summit again next year

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/16/2016

Cebu might once again host the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit which will also be celebrating its 50th founding anniversary in the country next year. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Undersecretary Jess Anthony Yu said…

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