PDEA-7 exec: Monitoring crucial for drug-cleared brgys to remain drug free

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Monitoring is important in drug-cleared barangays because there is a possibility that these barangays may be flooded with illegal drugs again. Leia Albiar, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas spokesperson, said this…

Panelo named presidential spokesperson

Inquirer 10/12/2018

ROQUE REPLACEMENT President Duterte’s spokesperson, Harry Roque, was again the last to know. This time, he was not informed that he would be losing his job—news that flew to Manila on Thursday all the way from Bali,…

Palace asked: Tell all on Duterte’s ‘cancer’ test

Inquirer.net 10/06/2018

After President Duterte disclosed that he had undergone medical tests for possible cancer, lawmakers urged Malacañang on Friday to release the results to the public and report on his health regularly. “During his speech yesterday, I heard…

Presidential spokesperson outlines plans for Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/05/2017

NEWLY appointed Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque yesterday assured that he will be frequently visiting Cebu in his new stint. In his first press briefing outside Manila yesterday evening at the Grand Convention Center, Roque described Cebu as…

Roque eyes ‘better-looking millennial’ as deputy spokesperson

Inquirer.net 11/03/2017

Incoming Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said he was planning to tap a “better-looking” millennial to be his deputy. “I want a millennial and I want someone better looking than me,” Roque revealed during his first…

New messenger

Editorial 10/30/2017

With the appointment of Kabayan party-list Rep. Harry Roque as presidential spokesperson, what can Filipinos expect in terms of conveying President Rodrigo Duterte’s messages on policies, issues and whatnot? It’s not only because Roque is a kababayan…

Cebu journo’s daughter named to key UN post

Jeanette Malinao 01/26/2014

A daughter of a Cebuano journalist has been appointed  “global chief of media” of the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef). Marixie Mercado, youngest daughter of newspaper columnist Juan Mercado, is currently the Unicef’s spokesperson in Geneva, Switzerland,…

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