Malacañang has commented over the passing of Gina Lopez. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that Lopez was the “most passionate” Cabinet member. Panelo also noted that Lopez would be “greatly missed."
The Palace has declared August 12 as a holiday in observance of Eid’l Adha. The holiday is meant to give “ample time” to Muslim Filipinos to celebrate. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea has confirmed the holiday.
Recently, many netizens pointed out the resemblance of Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo to a figure skater. Panelo commented over his “look-alike." He also laughed upon watching the video of the ice skater.
Malacañang said it is open to Dengvaxia return if it would benefit the Filipinos. However, the vaccine must be studied thoroughly by experts. Former health secretary Janette Garin urged the Duterte administration to bring it back.
Earlier, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney joined the legal team of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. The Palace commented over it and welcomed the involvement of Clooney.
The Palace has commented on the passing of Eddie Garcia. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo highlighted the achievements of Garcia. He also paid a tribute and gave honor to the legacy of the late actor.