President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Graces the Relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR)

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, urges the members of the media to remain committed to the truth. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, urges the members of the media to remain committed to the truth. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives in Malacañan Palace for a series of meetings on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives in Malacañan Palace for a series of meetings on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Philippines Chinese Charitable Association, Inc. (PCCAI) President Dr. James Dy during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets Philippines Chinese Charitable Association, Inc. (PCCAI) President Dr. James Dy during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets former Press Secretary Hector Villanueva during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets former Press Secretary Hector Villanueva during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets former Press Secretary and Retired Associate Justice Adolfo Azcuna during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. Also in the photo is Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets former Press Secretary and Retired Associate Justice Adolfo Azcuna during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. Also in the photo is Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, expresses his dismay over how the illegal drug trade has claimed the lives of not only civilians but law enforcers as well. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, expresses his dismay over how the illegal drug trade has claimed the lives of not only civilians but law enforcers as well. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, declares that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency will be the sole agency that will carry out anti-illegal drug operations in the country. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, lauds Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for its efforts in renovating the room as it represents his administration's desire to reach out and effectively communicate with the Filipinos. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, lauds Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for its efforts in renovating the room as it represents his administration’s desire to reach out and effectively communicate with the Filipinos. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar unveil the marker of the newly renovated Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) during its relaunching at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar unveil the marker of the newly renovated Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) during its relaunching at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the New Executive Building for the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) on October 12, 2017. Accompanying the President is Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrives at the New Executive Building for the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) on October 12, 2017. Accompanying the President is Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and the Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and the Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and employees of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and employees of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar unveil the marker of the newly renovated Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) during its relaunching at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar unveil the marker of the newly renovated Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) during its relaunching at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, urges the members of the media to remain committed to the truth. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017, urges the members of the media to remain committed to the truth. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and employees of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and employees of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and the Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and the Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and the Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does his signature pose with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, and the Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) during the relaunching of the Malacañang Press Briefing Room (MPBR) at the New Executive Building (NEB) on October 12, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO