Peter Laviña - updates

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2017: A year of rejection for Duterte's appointees

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:03 PM

As 2017 ends, Rappler takes a look at the sacked and rejected members of the Duterte administration

When President Duterte goes on a firing spree

Apr 07, 2017 - 10:15 AM

The President s one whiff you re out rule shows a leadership style governed by instinct and passion and little reflection say political analysts

Unlike predecessors, Duterte gov't has 'no blunder yet' – Sotto

Apr 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED Compared to previous administrations less na less ang blunder May kamalasan na nangyayari [pero] iba yung blunder iba yung pagkakamali says the senator

SENATE VS DEATH PENALTY? Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says the death penalty would not be approved in the Senate by June or before the first regular session of the 17th Congress adjourns. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Sueno, Kadamay, immigration officers | Evening wRap

Apr 04, 2017 - 10:22 PM

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Trillanes dares Duterte: File corruption charges vs Sueno

Apr 04, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is not buying Malacañang s anti corruption excuse to justify Ismael Sueno s dismissal citing President Rodrigo Duterte s inaction on complaints against his other appointees

CONVENIENT EXCUSE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says President Rodrigo Duterte's dismissal of former Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno is just a 'convenient excuse' to appoint his preferred DILG chief after the election ban. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Pangilinan, Duterte, McCain | Midday wRap

Mar 13, 2017 - 12:47 PM

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Former AFP chief Visaya is new NIA head

Mar 07, 2017 - 11:31 AM

Retired general Ricardo Visaya replaces President Rodrigo Duterte s former campaign spokesman Peter Laviña who was sacked over corruption allegations

NEW NIA CHIEF. Former AFP chief General Ricardo Visaya is set to again serve the Duterte administration

Jee Ick Joo, De Lima, Duterte | Evening wRap

Mar 03, 2017 - 9:43 PM

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Duterte admits firing Laviña was painful

Mar 03, 2017 - 12:26 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte warns his other appointees: Huwag ninyo akong hiyain Pag hiniya ninyo ako hiwalay hiwalay tayo

NO TO CORRUPTION. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) at the Virlo Public Market in Cebu on March 2, 2017. Photo by Marcelino Pascua/Presidential Photo

Paris agreement, jeepney, mining | Evening wRap

Mar 01, 2017 - 8:11 PM

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Paris agreement, Lavina, Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 01, 2017 - 2:02 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 1, 2017

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

US President Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, 28 February 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JIM LO SCALZO

Duterte fires campaign spokesman as NIA chief

Mar 01, 2017 - 8:45 AM

5th UPDATE The President mentions his decision to let go of Peter Laviña in a recent meeting with labor groups The outgoing NIA chief says he resigned

Duterte campaign spokesman defends wife’s post in new admin

Jun 10, 2016 - 11:27 AM

It s all actually about her and not me says Peter Laviña of his wife s impending appointment as agriculture undersecretary

DUTERTE SPOKESMAN. Peter Lavina, president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's campaign spokesman, takes a selfie with his wife, Evelyn, incoming agriculture undersecretary. Photo from Peter Lavina's Facebook page

Manny Pacquiao takes 9-day crash course on governance

Jun 09, 2016 - 10:28 AM

The boxing champ and lawmaker undergoes an Executive Coaching Program to have an overview of key national issues – as well as social graces and protocols – in preparation for his new role as senator

MINDANAOANS. Senator-elect Manny Pacquiao listens to Peter Laviña, campaign spokesman of president-elect Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Pacquiao's staff

Code mismatch, Sixto Brillantes, Trending Topics | 6PM wRap

May 13, 2016 - 7:54 PM

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Duterte supporters threatened by Romualdos in Camiguin?

Mar 23, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Duterte says It s the usual parochial feudal system When one family dominates they think [the town] is their property already

DUTERTE IN CAMIGUIN. Despite supposed threats from the local government in Camiguin, supporters of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte give him a warm welcome. Photo from Duterte media bureau

Presidential bets: NPC support for Grace Poe 'not solid'

Feb 29, 2016 - 6:10 PM

But the camp of Poe hits back If they do not believe in the cohesion of the NPC why did they all court the party in the first place?

NPC SUPPORT. Presidential bet Senator Grace Poe during a meeting with the Nationalist People's Coalition in 2015. File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Duterte camp: Roxas, LP buying local execs' votes

Feb 12, 2016 - 7:13 PM

The Duterte camp says the administration is luring local officials to support Roxas using the government s Bottom up Budgeting BUB program

PROMISES. LP standard bearer Mar Roxas campaigns in Misamis Oriental. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler