covid-19 COVID-19 NEWS UPDATES PHILIPPINES HEADLINES PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. DUTERTE

DUTERTE DEFENDS DUQUE AGAINST CRITICS IN FIGHT VS. COVID-19

Lauds DOH Secretary’s competence to handle pandemic

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday extolled Health Secretary Francisco Duque III for his competence in handling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak in the country.Duque would not have been appointed as health chief had he shown any sign of incompetence, Duterte said… Read More

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PRRD confident Duque can defend himself in Ombudsman probe

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that Health Secretary Francisco Duque III can defend himself in the impending Ombudsman investigation on alleged irregularities in the Department of Health’s (DOH) response to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Malacañang said… Read More

Duterte displeased with Leachon’s remarks against DOH: Palace

MANILA – Former special adviser to the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 Dr. Anthony “Tony” Leachon was removed from his post because President Rodrigo Duterte disliked how he cast doubts on the Department of Health’s (DOH) reporting of coronavirus disease 2019… Read More

Senators welcome Ombudsman probe over alleged DOH anomalies

MANILA – At least three senators on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman to investigate Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and other health officials over alleged lapses by the Department of Health (DOH) in responding to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19)… Read More

Palace respects Ombudsman order to probe DOH execs

MANILA – Malacañang on Wednesday said it respects the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman to investigate Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and other officials and employees of the Department of Health (DOH) over alleged irregularities in the agency’s response to coronavirus… Read More

PRRD’s support for Duque won’t affect Ombudsman probe

PRRD vouches for integrity of Duque, other officials

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has vouched for the integrity of his Cabinet members including Health Secretary Francisco Duque III after the Ombudsman started a probe into alleged irregularities in the Department of Health’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) response.Ombudsman… Read More

d by Ombudsman Samuel Martires against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will not be affected by President Rodrigo Duterte’s show of support for the health chief, Malacañang said on Tuesday.In a virtual presser aired over state-run PTV-4,… Read More

 

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