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Tagged in Journal Online: harry roque

Harassment of Pinoy fishers decried

THE use of force by the Chinese Coast Guard against an unarmed Filipino-owned fishing vessel, if true, is a violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is according to Kabayan Rep. Harry Roque, who reminded the government that it…

Speculation rife Bongbong to head DILG

A LAWMAKER believes that former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will not “forfeit” his election protest even if he accepts the Interior and Local Government position left vacant by the dismissal of Ismael Sueno. Kabayan Rep. Harry Roque, a lawyer by profession, said that the forfeiture ruling is only applicable…

Solon to QC court: Expedite Maguindanao case ruling

Kabayan party-list Rep. Harry Roque has urged the Quezon City court handling the November 2009 Maguindanao massacre case to expedite the ruling on the possible involvement of principal accused, former Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan, Jr. and the liability of other Ampatuan members in the grisly murders. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
  • Published in Metro

Massacre judge urged to adopt FIFO rule

AN opposition lawmaker yesterday urged the judge handling the Maguindanao massacre case to rule as soon as possible on the alleged involvement of former Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. and the liability of the other Ampatuans in the grisly murders. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House Deputy Minority leader…
  • Published in Nation

Roque: Palace photo shoot of Duterte’s ‘apo’ a ‘non issue’

What’s the fuss? As far as Malacañang is concerned, it is “a non issue.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Malacañang said this yesterday in connection with a big howl and criticisms against the pre-debut photo shoot of presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte in the Palace. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made the…
  • Published in Nation

Roque has unsolicited advice for Reds

“MOVE on,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. said to the communist rebels following the collapse of the talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Kailangang umusad na. Move on. Naiwanan na kayo, iniwan na kayo ng People’s Republic of China, ano ba…

AFP advice on ML extension awaited

MALACAÑANG yesterday urged the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to come up with its recommendation on the extension of martial law in Mindanao before Congress goes on Christmas break in three weeks. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As of last week, President Rodrigo Duterte was still awaiting the recommendation…

Palace: Nothing unusual in SWS expectation survey results

MALACAÑANG yesterday found nothing unusual in the drop in public expectation for President Rodrigo Duterte to deliver on his promises, saying “this has been the trend in past administrations.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We find nothing unusual in the drop of those who expect that he would fulfill his…
  • Published in Nation

Save SC, Sereno urged

New Palace spokesman Harry Roque calls on Chief Justice to resign and spare Supreme Court from impeachment fallout “RESIGN and spare the Supreme Court from any further damage,” Malacañang Palace yesterday told Chief Justice Sereno. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque urged Sereno to resign to spare…

One more year to end drug war

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte appealed to the public to give him another year to finish the country’s drug problem. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Basta ang sabi ko sa droga … I hope to finish the problem, give me just another year. Babalik ang pulis,” Duterte said in a speech before…
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