Statements

On PRRD’s Boracay visit

In light of the recent developments and after careful review of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will not proceed to Boracay Island on Thursday, March 12, as earlier scheduled.


On public reaction to COVID-19 localized transmission

The Office of the President is closely monitoring the developments of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country and it has come to its attention that some hospitals are experiencing overcrowding.



On the recent announcement of the DOH concerning COVID-19

The Office of the President has been in constant communication with the Department of Health (DOH) and key agencies of the government ever since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reached the country. In this connection, we are closely monitoring the developments relating to the disease as the DOH has just confirmed today, March 7, the 6th positive case of COVID-19.


On the latest COVID-19 update

News of foreign nationals purportedly contracting the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines has reached the Office of the President.


On Q4 2019 SWS Survey on the Satisfaction Rating of the Duterte Administration

The Palace welcomes the result of the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showing that the satisfaction rating in favor of the Duterte Administration is at 81%, or + 73, in December 2019. It is noteworthy to mention that the result reveals an “excellent” rating in all geographic areas.


On the PNP helicopter crash in Laguna

The Palace is monitoring the developments following the crash of a helicopter carrying General Archie Francisco Gamboa, Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), in San Pedro, Laguna this morning, March 5.


On the 9th IATF Meeting

The Palace confirms that the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has convened today, March 3, at the Department of Health – Central Office to further discuss the circumstances occasioned by the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


On the 47th Cabinet Meeting

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the 47th Cabinet Meeting last night, 2 March 2020, at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room, Malacañan Palace.