Press Releases

PRRD wants LGUs to ramp up vaccination – Palace

Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque Jr. reiterated on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, the statement made by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his Talk-to-the People Address, to ramp up the vaccination in local government units.


Palace reminds public on Undas guidelines, protocols

In keeping with the Filipino tradition to visit the graves of their dearly departed loved ones during the Undas season, Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque Jr. reminded the public of the protocols and guidelines to be followed, which were the same as the ones adopted last year.



Statements

On new community quarantine classifications

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) approved the recommendation to put Bulacan, Apayao and Capiz to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) from October 18, 2021 to October 31, 2021.


On the NUJP Statement

The undersigned congratulated Maria Ressa for winning the Nobel Prize Award during my October 11 press briefing and later shared the statement of National Artist of the Philippines for Literature F. Sionil Jose regarding the former’s Award.


On Tropical Storm Maring

The Palace is closely monitoring the ongoing operations for Tropical Storm Maring as it continues to move away from extreme Northern Luzon.


Press Briefings

Press Briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

SEC. ROQUE: Magandang tanghali, Pilipinas. Nagpapasalamat po ang ating Presidente Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa mga miyembro ng Development Budget Coordination Committee para sa kanilang napapanahong aksiyon na mag-provide ng cash grants sa mga bona fide at qualified public utility vehicle drivers. Kumpiyansa kami na maipamamahagi sa nalalabing buwan ng taon ang one billion fuel subsidy sa ilalim ng Pantawid Pasada Program ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), ng Department Read More


Press Briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

SEC. ROQUE:  Magandang tanghali, Pilipinas. Nasa huling linggo na po tayo ng Oktubre, at tradisyon na nating mga Pilipino ang gunitain ang alaala ng mga mahal nating yumao. Ito po ang rule ha kaugnay ng paggunita ng Undas sa lahat ng pribado at pampublikong sementeryo, memorial parks at columbarium: Una, ang bilang ng mga bisita ay limitado sa maximum of 30% ng venue capacity. Kailangan magsuot ng face mask at face Read More


Press Briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

SEC. ROQUE: Magandang tanghali, Pilipinas. Naglabas ang ating DTI ng allowable onsite operational or venue seating capacity para sa mga business establishments activities sa iba’t-ibang alert level systems. Basahin po natin ito, ipa-flash po natin ngayon sa screen. Kung mapapansin ninyo po ano, lahat ng mga negosyo na pupuwedeng magbukas. Iyong mga in-doors, ito po ay limitado lamang sa mga bakunado at lahat ng empleyado po ay dapat bakunado. Pero makikita Read More


Interviews

Interview with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque by Marichu Villanueva (Kapihan sa Manila Bay with Marichu Villanueva)

VILLANUEVA: Today, we are lucky to have finally as I have said a while ago that we have no less than the Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and who needs no further introduction. And by the way, sir, I have also invited the Malacañang Press Corps to join us in our conversation today. So, if you would indulge them also later. But I have prepared a set of questions for you and Read More


Interview with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque by Erwin Tulfo (PTV – Tutok Erwin Tulfo)

TULFO: Magandang umaga, Secretary Roque, sir. ROQUE: Magandang umaga, Pareng Erwin. At magandang umaga, Pilipinas. TULFO: Yes, sir. Aba eh mukhang good news po ito ay palakpakan, iyon lamang problema natin dito, sigurado magkakatrapik-trapik ang Metro Manila dahil ang mga tao magsisilabasan na dahil Alert Level 3. Ano po ba ang mga pupuwede at hindi puwedeng gawin para malaman ng mga kababayan natin, sir, pati po ako, matandaan ko, Secretary? ROQUE: Substantially po, 30% Read More


Interview with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque by Mariz Umali Tima (GMA 7 – Unang Hirit)

MARIZ UMALI TIMA: Bagong alert level ang iiral sa Metro Manila simula sa Sabado, mas maluwag iyan kaysa sa kasalukuyang Alert Level 4 kaya mas marami ang mga establisyementong papayagan na ulit. At kaugnay niyan at iba pang mga bagong anunsiyo ng pamahalaan sa ating panayam kay Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, magandang umaga po Secretary Roque, si Mariz po ito. SEC. HARRY ROQUE: Magandang umaga, Mariz. At magandang umaga, Pilipinas. MARIZ UMALI Read More