Rappler's latest stories on Presidential Security Group
At least 90 Presidential Security Group personnel test positive through rapid tests but negative in more stringent swab tests. They were put in isolation in a building in the Malacañang complex.
(UPDATED) PSG commander Colonel Jesus Durante III says President Rodrigo Duterte will continue to be secured by his close-in detail who all tested negative for the coronavirus disease
(UPDATED) Presidential Security Group Commander Colonel Jesus Durante says he will file a case against ACT-CIS Representative Eric Yap 'if necessary'
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says President Rodrigo Duterte will not proceed to Boracay after 'careful review' of the coronavirus situation in the Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte also brushes aside a 'no-touch' policy between him and the public
The Presidential Security Group says it will also assess and may cancel large gatherings on President Rodrigo Duterte's schedule
The President reiterates an order for daily military drills in public, which he says will give people a sense of security and pride
The Davao City-born Army colonel is the erstwhile chief of the Presidential Security Group's Presidential Escorts Battalion, and has master's degrees in defense analysis and development security
The tip comes from the Presidential Security Group about individuals selling shabu inside the Malacañang compound
But President Rodrigo Duterte does not use a bulletproof glass shield in other PDP-Laban rallies held outdoors, with even bigger crowds
The Presidential Security Group will get 18 new dogs under the 2018 budget
Colonel Jim Niembra will formally assume the post on May 30, replacing Brigadier General Lope Dagoy who takes command of the 802nd Infantry Brigade in Leyte
The Presidential Security Group says this was due to heightened security measures implemented for Labor Day
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(UPDATED) In response, Dagoy says, 'Me to apologize? In their dreams! Sila ang mag-apologize sa sundalo ko (They should be the one to apologize to my soldier).'
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(UPDATED) 'Whatever Rappler's offense, the PSG [has] no right to harm Rappler's people [or] threaten them,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
'Pasalamat kayo hindi kayo sinaktan sa pagbabastos na ginawa 'nyo,' says PSG Commander Brigadier General Lope Dagoy
But the Office of the President changes its tune a few hours later
(4th UPDATE) Major Harim Gonzaga, a 37-year-old father of two, sustains a gunshot wound in his chest area, in a case still being investigated by authorities
UPDATED The encounter is triggered by the discovery of 50 suspected communist rebels posing as soldiers manning a fake military checkpoint
The PSG revises its target number of dogs to 30 from 25 because of President Rodrigo Duterte s frequent travels all over the country
The Commission on Audit says the Presidential Security Group has only 20 working dogs – less than the minimum 25 required
Presidential Security Group commander Lope Dagoy was unable to attend his confirmation hearing as he was with President Rodrigo Duterte in Russia
Soldiers belonging to Joint Task Force NCR are also deployed to the site of the twin explosions
Introducing Task Force Chieftain the special team in charge of protecting the 10 Southeast Asian leaders attending the 30th ASEAN Summit from April 28 to 29
Brigadier General Rolando Bautista the outgoing PSG chief is deployed to Mindanao to help in the fight against terror groups
The elite group sworn to protect the President a group often in the background launches a website that informs citizens about the activities of the PSG and their Chief Executive
The military laments all the talk about a staged ambush that wounded 9 soldiers including President Duterte s security It is difficult to sacrifice the lives of soldiers for a scenario like that says a colonel
President Rodrigo Duterte wants to go on the same route taken by an advance team which was ambushed in the Lanao del Sur capital on the eve of his visit
3rd UPDATE 7 members of the Presidential Security Group and 2 soldiers are hurt when an improvised explosive device detonates as their convoy passes through Sitio Matalupay in Marawi City
The House of Representatives and the justice department bring out witnesses – most of them convicts – who claim Leila de Lima coddled drug lords during her time as justice secretary to fund her senatorial campaign
Joenel Sanchez who House probe witnesses claim accepted money for Senator De Lima is currently part of the Presidential Security Group and is detailed to Executive Secretary Medialdea
Shadow a PSG dog part of the security detail of former president Corazon Aquino is buried in Malacañang Park not the Libingan ng mga Bayani
Lawyer Lloyd del Socorro the person being held in the shoulders by Duterte in the viral photo tells the story behind the snap
New PSG commander Colonel Rolando Bautista describes President Duterte as someone who detests any form of security But they are up to the challenge
Bautista is described as a ‘well rounded officer’ with a knack for conducting counter terrorism operations and gathering intelligence
Should the next military chief come from the Air Force or the Army?
Things don’t always go to plan when an overeager crowd welcomes a widely popular religious leader
Pope Francis will have 44 sub events in the Philippines a nightmare for security authorities
The papal visit should become the most loving event in Metro Manila and in Tacloban says Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas
We’re counting on social media to help us find these people who have ‘walked with a saint’ – 9 individuals who were part of Pope John Paul II’s convoy when he visited the Philippines in 1995 Do you know any of them?
Corruption allegations against the PNP chief persist His staunchest supporter is his own boss President Aquino
The Senate hearing on the Office of the President s proposed budget of P2 79 billion prompts a banter between friends Senator Escudero and Executive Secretary Ochoa
Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte says the Aquino administration is not stifling critics who speak up against it