Marcos Jr. replaces PCOO with Office of the Press Secretary

By President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has ordered the reorganization and renaming of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).In Executive Order (EO) No. 2 released to the public on Thursday, Marcos said the PCOO would be replaced by the Office...

Rice sufficiency

President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr., sitting as the country’s farm secretary, wanted rice and corn production increased in the remaining months of the year to stave off a looming food crisis.The cost of rice per kilo–the main staple–is projected to rise by three...

Marcos Jr. admin pushing for vloggers’ access to Palace events

Marcos Jr. admin pushing for vloggers’ access to Palace events

By President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s communications chief Trixie Cruz-Angeles on Wednesday said the incoming administration was looking to give vloggers accreditation to attend events in Malacañang.In a "Laging Handa" briefing, Cruz-Angeles said the...

Lawyer-vlogger is Marcos Jr.’s comms chief

Lawyer-vlogger is Marcos Jr.’s comms chief

By Trixie Cruz-Angeles, a lawyer who helped President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign for the presidency in 2016, will head the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) under presumptive president Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s administration.The camp of the...

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

By The campaign of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for the presidency was helped by an “effective use of disinformation,” the coordinator of the fact-checking collective Tsek.Ph said. “It was a very effective public relations campaign which was boosted...

Duterte declares Aug. 30 as National Press Freedom Day in PH

Duterte declares Aug. 30 as National Press Freedom Day in PH

By President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure declaring Aug. 30 of every year as National Press Freedom Day.Acting Palace spokesman Martin Andanar said in a virtual presser that the date coincided with the birthday of Marcelo del Pilar, who is dubbed the...