Statements

On Rappler

Let the law take its course, and allow the Securities and Exchange Commission perform its mandate.


On the Senate Report

We are one with the Senate in fighting corruption in the bureaucracy.



On the request of the ICC prosecutor

For the nth time, we express exasperation on the latest request of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan.


On the latest designations

The Palace confirms that Mr. David Erro has been designated as Officer-in-Charge of the Department of Agrarian Reform.


On the NTC’s recent move

The recent move of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to block certain websites is upon the request of the National Security Council in performance of its mandate.




On the passing of Alfredo Lobo

The Palace extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Alfredo “Fred” Lobo on his passing.


On the wearing of face masks

We reiterate and support the legal opinion of the Justice Secretary that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) resolution on the mandatory wearing of face masks shall prevail over the executive orders by local government units, including the one issued by the provincial government of Cebu.