Press Releases

Rules for Green Lanes revised

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Thursday, July 22, 2021, approved the revised rules for “Green Lanes” that will apply to fully vaccinated international arriving passengers to the Philippines beginning July 26, 2021, 12:01 A.M. Manila time.


PH imposes travel restrictions on Malaysia and Thailand

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the travel restrictions for all travelers coming from Malaysia and Thailand or those with travel history to Malaysia and Thailand within the last fourteen (14) days preceding arrival in the Philippines.


NCR and 4 provinces placed under GCQ with heightened restrictions

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to place the National Capital Region (NCR) under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions beginning July 23, 2021 until July 31, 2021.


Statements

On the Southwest Monsoon

We are closely monitoring the weather situation, especially flood-prone and landslide-prone areas, where heavy rainfall warning brought by the southwest monsoon has been raised.


On the national government augmentation support for ECQ areas

The national government, through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), shall provide augmentation support to Local Government Units adversely affected by the latest imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ).



Press Briefings

Press Briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

SEC. ROQUE: Magandang tanghali, Pilipinas. Nagkaroon po ng desisyon ang Korte Suprema tungkol sa kaso po na hinain ng ilang mga senador noon tayo po ay bumitiw sa Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Kung maaalala ninyo po, sinabi po ng mga petitioners na kinakailangan daw po na ang mga tratado na ipinasok ng gobyerno na mayroong concurrence ng Senado ‘pag tayo po ay magbibitiw ay kinakailangan din ng concurrence. Read More


Press Briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

SEC. ROQUE: [OFF MIC] … mga bakuna. As of July 17, 2021, tulad ng ini-report ng ating Vaccine Czar at NTF Chief Implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez, nasa 27,922,360 doses na po ang dumating na bakuna sa Pilipinas. Makikita sa infographics ang iba’t ibang mga vaccines na na-deliver na po. At madaragdagan pa po ang bilang ng mga ito dahil inaasahan mamayang gabi ay darating ang mahigit kalahating milyon or 562,770 doses Read More


Press Briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

SEC. ROQUE: Maayong hapon, Pilipinas. [Dialect] sa PTV Davao para sa atong presidential press briefing. Mamayang gabi ay dadalo tayo sa regular Monday Talk to the People Address ni Presidente Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Usaping bakuna muna tayo. Binabati natin ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Pasig at Las Piñas dahil nabakunahan na nila ang 100% ng kanilang eligible senior population as of July 18 report ng National COVID-19 Vaccination Operation Center at Read More


Interviews

Announcement of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

Magandang maulan na Biyernes po sa inyong lahat. Balitang IATF po tayo: Inaprubahan po ng ating Presidente ang rekomendasyon ng inyong IATF na ipasailalim ang National Capital Region at apat pang probinsya sa ilalim po ng GCQ with heightened restrictions. Ito po ay mula July 23, 2021 to July 31, 2021. Nasa ilalim din po ng GCQ with heightened restrictions ang mga probinsiya ng Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur na dati-rati Read More


Interview with Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque by Deo Macalma DZRH – Damdaming Bayan

DEO MACALMA: Senator Harry Roque Sir, magandang umaga po sa inyo, senator! SEC. ROQUE: Magandang umaga Lakay at magandang umaga Pilipinas. DEO MACALMA: Ayan, kumusta ba kayo Secretary, Sir? SEC. ROQUE: Ito naman po, mabuti naman po at patuloy pa rin ang pananalita, patuloy pa rin po ang pang-eengganyo sa ating mga kababayan na magpabakuna na lalung-lalo na dahil nandiyan na po iyong nakakahawa at nakakamatay na Delta variant. DEO Read More


Interview with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque by Susan Enriquez (GMA 7 – Unang Hirit)

ENRIQUEZ: Balikan ho natin ang magiging plano ng pamahalaan kaugnay ng restrictions sa buong bansa dahil sa banta ng Delta variant. Kaugnay niyan at ilan pang issue, makakapanayam natin ngayong umaga si Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. Magandang umaga po, Secretary Roque. SEC. ROQUE: Magandang umaga, Susan. At magandang umaga, Pilipinas. ENRIQUEZ: Opo. Ano pong update doon sa plano ng Pangulo tungkol sa mas mahigpit na restrictions sa bansa dahil nga po dito sa Read More