Salvador Panelo

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Salvador Panelo said ( about Delfin Lorenzana ) : “The President has been working from the start. That’s why we don’t like VP Leni. It’s okay that you work but don’t make it appear like Secretary Lorenzana said as if you’re the only one working and other officials are inutile,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You were accommodated to ride the military plane but the problem is, you made it appear that you were the one coordinating, you were bringing the relief goods. If that’s not you, maybe it’s your staff. Of course, you must know this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "I don’t remember all exact words, all you have to do is go back to her first statement and tweets" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “Governor Mamba said that they were prepared and they anticipated the storm, but they were not able to anticipate how enormous the flood waters can be,” “So I think VP Leni was wrong in her recent claims” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “He said, there is a Vice President,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo stated : “The elections are coming. Six years of President Rody came like a breeze, then they’ll end. We need to ensure that his successor will continue with what he started. That’s where they should focus on,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo stated : “The truth is, there is no one in the political horizon, whether from the administration or the opposition — nor from the Left, who can follow in the footsteps of the President except his daughter,” “We know that the President deserves to rest. But it’s the vice-presidency anyway,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s how the Duterte charisma works,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “How can you be asking for an investigation when you have already concluded that this country has violated certain human rights and has killed many people,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 8, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Look at our congressmen, they’ve been helping a lot and they make them change what the people think about them,” “To their everlasting credit, I remember them contributing to the fight against the pandemic. Now, led by Speaker Velasco, they pledged their full salary to help the typhoon victims” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Dick Gordon ) : “Ano lang ho ‘yun,’ yun ang tinatawag na cariño brutal kay Dick. Ah Dick ‘wag kang magtatampo dun, ano lang ‘yun, pakwela lang ni Presidente sa ‘yo, kasama na rin ang parinig dun,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo noted : “Kaya lang kapag sinabi mong itigil ‘yan, hanggang hindi kami binabayaran medyo iba rin ang dating dun,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo noted : “Si Gierran, siyempre nag-iingat, ayaw niyang masabit,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “But there are many ways to augment the resources. I’m sure the government will know how to source funds in accordance with the Constitution,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Joma Sison ) : “Joma Sison is used to denying statements that he made in relation to tagging groups as allies of the communist movement. The military has denied that they started the alleged red tagging since it came from Joma Sison. As proof there was a video presented and I saw it. Now Joma is trying to deny that it existed,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Joma Sison ) : “Oh come on Joma. It would be easy for you to know what videos are spliced but the address that you made at that time flowed without pause. We will show the video in this program sometime in the future. The legal fronts that you cited were all the progressives. Sison’s speech in the video was also not the only time that he made such claim,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ask former communists, and NPA. They are living witnesses to the schemes of the CPP-NPA in their pursuit of efforts to bring down the government. Ask Nilo Tayag, the former chairman of the Kabataang Makabayan. Ask retired General Victor Corpus, who is an ex-rebel. Can you recall him who was a Philippine Military Academy graduate who joined the NPA? Ask Peter Mutok, who is a Pulitburo member, but has now gone back to the folds of society. They will tell you what is the truth about the movement,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about De Lima ) : “The colleagues of De Lima should focus on their duties on deliberating on the national budget and stop themselves from lawyering for De Lima. That’s not what the taxpayers pay them to do,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Let the court perform its duty. And let the rule of law prevail,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Bong Go ) : “May lumabas ng picture na ‘yung kanyang mask nakasabit sa kanyang tenga ibig sabihin tinanggal. Si Senador Bong Go wala rin (mask). Tapos karamihan meron pati ‘yung sumalubong, Ngayon ang criticism eh bakit ka nagtanggal ng face mask? Kala ko ba meron tayong mga safety protocols at ‘di pwede mag-violate bakit di mo ginawa? ‘Yan ang kritisismo. Tinatanong pa nga kung ‘yan ay intentional or hindi,” “Sasagutin natin knowing this President kung bakit niya tinanggal. Pag naka-mask ‘di kayo makikilala. Bakit tinanggal ni Presidente? Sinadya nya ‘yun kasi kung ‘di po nagtanggal ng maskara ‘yun di naman…si Presidente naman hindi naman six-footer na kitang-kita mo kahit naka maskara, alam mo na sya ‘yun. Ang height niya eh ordinaryo lang naman kapantay ng mga tao dun at pag dumarating ‘di mo talaga ma-recognize. So he had to remove it para makita nila ng mga tao na andun ang kanilang Presidente, ang kanilang iniidolo sa panahon ng krisis. Naku napakalaking bagay na makita nila,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Si Presidente palaging nagswa-swab. Siya eh hindi magbibigay ng virus sa mga pupuntahan niya kasi safe nga siya, palaging naka swab, palaging negative, inaalagaan siya ng PSG at ng kanyang first lady Honeylet. Kaya nung bumaba siya alam niya na ‘di siya makakahawa. Ang makakahawa sa kanya ‘yung mga tao na ‘di niya alam kung sino ang may sakit doon,” “And yet he intentionally did it, pinapakita niya eh kahit ako eh mahawaan ninyo basta makita ninyo ako tinutulungan ko kayo. Alam ninyo na andito ang ama ng bayan na ito. ‘Yan ang reason kaya kayong mga pumupuna use your common sense,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Carlos Dominguez ) : “As (Finance) Secretary Carlos Dominguez said, there is still P300 billion at LandBank that can be borrowed by LGU and governors,” “They should utilize that so that it can help them in their developments” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “So to the mayors and governors, I urge you to utilize these loans so that it can help you in your disaster responses,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Our economic managers are doing everything to see how things can be done,” External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “The colleagues of de Lima should focus on their duties on deliberating on the national budget and stop themselves from lawyering for de Lima. That’s not what the taxpayers pay them to do,” External link

pna Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “as far as the President is concerned,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “From our point of view, however, the decision to terminate the VFA is a move in the right direction that should have been done a long time ago,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He is minding his own business,” “You went to him and asked for help, and he helped you out” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What does the President mean when he said do not involve him? What’s happening is that one would say it’s okay, the President said we don’t need to honor the agreement, and then the other is saying the opposite,” “The bottom line is, you are dragging the President, you are using him for your own benefit and that’s what the President despises,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is according to Congressman Lord… when he was asked to meet the President, Duterte said that ‘nadenggoy tayong dalawa!’ Can you imagine that, that kind of language from the President?” “It means that you duped them both, whoever that is. You all know who that is,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Of course, the President does not like what is happening,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If the athletes arrived earlier, then why not bring them to another hotel for the meantime? Why would you wait for the 2 p.m. check-in time and make them sleep just anywhere?” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about President Trump ) : "You must remember that the President has been consistently saying we have to stand on our own," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Benigno Aquino III ) : "Si Presidente Aquino may pinardon na Amerikano (sic) at alam mo yung crime niya? Drugs. Oh eto nga homicide lang eh," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 11, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Hayaan niyo na ’yan (Let it be). Let's move forward, move on," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 11, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The law does not require the filer to explain the increases in their income, if there are any. Any contrary argument is an undue expansion of the commands of the law pertaining to the transparency of a public official’s or employee’s property,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “Hindi totoo 'yung mga sinasabi ni VP Leni (What VP Leni is saying is not true). As usual, mali na naman 'yung facts niya (she got her facts wrong),” External link

pna Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “the call of a revolutionary government must come from the people and not from a single organization or an individual,” External link

inquirer Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “VP Robredo, if she is so minded to help in these critical times, should lead the opposition as well as the critics and detractors, to appeal to the nation and to persuade the citizenry to consciously and conscientiously observe the minimum health requirements of wearing face masks, face shields, frequent washing of the hands with soap and maintaining the two-meter social distancing, that we may succeed to contain the spread of the coronavirus,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It must be an overwhelming call, and there is no perceptible people clamor for such,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President’s record of not filing any libel case against any member of the media in more than 50 years speaks for itself. As we say in law, res ipsa loquitur. Undeniably, dissent against this administration’s policies is loud and uncurtailed. Statements of disagreement, objection or protest vis-a-vis the government are unceasing and widespread on all channels of media, including those in social media platforms reaching a global audience,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President’s record of not filing any libel case against any member of the media in more than 50 years speaks for itself. As we say in law, res ipsa loquitur. Undeniably, dissent against this administration’s policies is loud and uncurtailed. Statements of disagreement, objection or protest vis-a-vis the government are unceasing and widespread on all channels of media, including those in social media platforms reaching a global audience,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They’ve been misreading this Section 29... (Under Section 16 at 17) If a police officer or military person suspects someone to be involved in terrorism, what they will do is to ask permission to ATC to file an action with the Court of Appeals,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They’ve been misreading this Section 29... (Under Section 16 at 17) If a police officer or military person suspects someone to be involved in terrorism, what they will do is to ask permission to ATC to file an action with the Court of Appeals,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, August 14, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “How can you be asking for an investigation when you have already concluded that this country has violated certain human rights and has killed many people,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Whether it’s a form of bullying or not, it’s outrageous, it’s barbaric, it’s uncivilized and we’re condemning it,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The only reason why he showed the picture watching TV and reading the newspaper at the same time is to ease concerns that he is sick. He wanted to say, he’s OK. That’s the only reason,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are deeply saddened for the demise of former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Sixto Serrano Brillantes Jr.,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Such advocacy, coupled with its call to its faithful followers to prayer, effectively exerts religious influence or pressure on the Supreme Court to decide against a national law designed to combat the global crime of terrorism and to secure the safety of the Filipino people,” External link

pna Monday, August 10, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The only reason why he showed the picture watching TV and reading the newspaper at the same time is to ease concerns that he is sick. He wanted to say, he’s OK. That’s the only reason,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Philippines’ position is that every country has the right to use the waters in the South China Sea as well as the air space. And we want peace and quiet in that area,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As far as he is concerned, parts of the South China Sea are ours, [as stated by] the arbitral ruling,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “History teaches us how our leaders refuse to take positions against the contemporary beliefs of the Church on public policy due to the latter's clout in our country and citizenry,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about William Hussey ) : “The President’s staunchest critics and vocal detractors are at it again lambasting the supposed withdrawal of the Philippines from the Rome Statute and necessarily from the jurisdiction of the [ICC],” “The Philippines cannot leave that which has never joined in the first place,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, July 20, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The CBCP only has to trust our judicial system given that adopting an opposite mindset only undermines the legal institutions,” “The CBCP likens us to 'the proverbial frog swimming in a pot of slowly boiling water.' For its education, we have been in a far worse situation for years due to the favorable treatment which people in power or of influence have been receiving from past governments. The present dispensation has taken us out of this environment through the President's political will in enforcing the law equally to all, bar none, including those [who] managed in the past to be immune therefrom or untouchable” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President will not entertain any initiative coming from the US government to salvage the VFA, neither will he accept any official invitation to visit the US,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Aside from the inequities brought about by the provisions found in the VFA, the decision of the President to cause the termination of the agreement is a consequence of a series of legislative and executive actions by the US government that bordered on assaulting our sovereignty and disrespecting our judicial system,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Both sides of the issues have been heard. We leave it to the collective wisdom of the committee apropos its denial of the renewal of franchise,” External link

pna Friday, July 10, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We respect decision of Congress. The Executive doesn’t intrude on the affairs of an equal branch," "Both sides of the issues have been heard. We leave it to the collective wisdom of the committee apropos its denial of the renewal of franchise," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Maria Ressa ) : ”Ms. Ressa should stop telling her fellow journalists that this is a case against all of them too when she and her reporter who wrote the offending article were the only ones sued and convicted for allegedly transgressing an individual's rights,” External link

pna Monday, June 15, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Maria Ressa ) : “Simply put, this a case between Ms. Ressa and Mr. Keng, whom the President does not know from Adam. It is a case of accountability upon those who abuse the freedom of the press,” External link

pna Monday, June 15, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Perfecto Yasay ) : “It is with sadness that I share in the grief of the family of former Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr., of the latter’s passing even as my family conveys its condolences and sympathies to his loved ones, relatives and friends,” External link

pna Saturday, June 13, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We reiterate that this legislation is intended solely against terrorists (and definitely not against citizens who peacefully dissent against and criticize the government’s policies, fears raised by certain sectors which are more imagined than real,” “We therefore ask them to study its provisions carefully and discuss the same with legal experts so they can understand fully the spirit of the bill,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “After a careful and thoughtful review of the Anti-Terrorism Bill, this representation has recommended the approval and the signing of the proposed legislative measure to the President,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, June 12, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “member-states have the primary responsibility in countering terrorist acts and violent extremism conducive to terrorism” External link

pna Friday, June 12, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They cannot be picking up one provision and express fear for some draconian measures that do not even exist except in their minds,” “I don’t think there is vagueness, that is their interpretation. I checked every provision of the law and it’s very strict” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I don’t think we will have a lack of legal knowledge in determining a preliminary probable cause… only in the sense you can go to the Court of Appeals to ask for judicial order,” “They are not exercising the determination of probable cause with respect to the arrest of the suspect” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He can go to the Supreme Court and file for a writ of habeas corpus questioning the legal basis under which he is being detained. He can file a petition for writ of amparo… he can file a petition for bail. Remedies are there,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Warrantless arrests are allowed by law and instances where the same may be effected are laid down in Rule 113 of the Rules of Court. The extended detention is necessary by reason of the potential grave risk that a suspected terrorist is freed immediately prior to his being judicially charged. He could immediately join his fellow terrorists and execute their terror attacks or alert them of the impending moves of the government forces to neutralize them,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We will always follow the rule of law. The Supreme Court has spoken," External link

deutschewelle-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “To date, no single COVID-19 test has been paid by PhilHealth, except those being performed by the Philippine Red Cross,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “And as more COVID-19 related medicines and medical supplies become more available, the price of testing is going to decline,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Puntahan naman nating yung nga kritisismo na nabasa natin sa mga pahayagan, like yung sa Manila Times. Lately napapansin natin ang Manila Times masyado yatang critical. Okay lang naman critical basta constructive (Let’s go the criticisms I read from different newspapers, like in The Manila Times. Lately, I noticed that The Manila Times has become very critical of the government. It’s okay to be critical as long as it is constructive),” “Its May 8 editorial said, ‘it is definitely the time to remind the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or the IATF that it exists wholly on sufferance of the Filipino people. This means that it abides only because of the patient endurance and toleration by the people of its rule-making. Ano bang nirereklamo nito (What’s their point here),” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Kita mo ito. Sino bang gumawa ng editorial?Sino nga ba ang publisher ng Manila Times. Si Mr. Ang? Medyo malabo naman yata itong, ano naman ang naging basis ng writer ng editorial na ito (You see. Who’s the writer of this editorial? Who is the publisher of The Manila Times? Mr. Ang? Your editorial is vague. What’s your basis for writing such an editorial piece),” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “At alam nyo meron pa tayong nabasa dito na binabanatan yung IATF. Para daw kumbaga yung IATF mali o kulang ang ginagawa. Naku Dios mio, Perdon. Naniniwala ba kayo? Inaabot kami ng sampung oras o labing-isang oras na tumatalakay ng lahat ng issues,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “And as more Covid-19 related medicines and medical supplies become more available, the price of testing is going to decline,” External link

pna Friday, May 22, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "He is a very transparent President, he tells us what ails him if he feels unwell," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 8, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang problema ho eh ang sitwasyon ay walang prangkisa. So kung walang prangkisa, wala kang karapatan na mag -operate. So kung wala kang karapatang mag -operate, eh ano ang ipapatigil mong nilabag na iyong karapatan (The problem is, the situation now is there is no franchise. If there is no franchise, you have no right to operate. If you do not have the right to operate, your rights are not violated),” External link

pna Friday, May 8, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Now with respect to the closure, the President has nothing to do with the decision of the NTC. You must remember that repeatedly also, I have already explained that it is Congress which has the authority to grant or to renew the franchise of ABS-CBN,” “But also I had been saying all along that you are barking at the wrong tree because it is not the President because there is a law that will have to be followed And Congress hasn’t done anything about it that has been pending in that body for six years. So the President has nothing to do with it,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You know, for one I cannot read the mind of the President. For another, there is nothing to do whether he wants it or not. The authority to grant a franchise is with Congress not with the President,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is a law . The problem is we are not focusing on what the law said. The law says that if a franchise is expired then you have to get a franchise with Congress. And all ABS-CBN has to do is to ask Congress to do its job. It’s been there for six years and in fact, I think even two months before the closure, congressmen should have done something about it but it did not. So why the President? Why blame the President for the mistake, fault or omission of Congress?” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Commission ) : “You should also know the fact that this is a different kind of President where he does not interfere on the work of any of, not only of his departments in the Executive branch, but by Congress. You must remember that his appointees in the Cabinet when it was not approved by Congress, he did not complain. How many appointees which have not been approved by the Commission on Appointments? There are many,” “That is a common response because that is the truth, that is a fact. That is a reality. If you say that he is very powerful, how come the appointees of members of Cabinet which haven been appointed has not been approved by Congress and he did not do anything about it,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "Under his watch but not his fault. It was not his fault, it was not his vision. You cannot put the blame on him. ABS-CBN knew from the very start that its franchise would be expiring. It should've done its part in asking Congress to do its job. If it did and Congress has not done its task then why can you be blaming the President for that?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "the President approves law that is in accordance with the Constitution" "He vetoes provisions with respect to anything contrary to the Constitution. I don’t think there's any problem with the President if the franchise is correctly done," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “While we are well aware of the prevailing definition of the term invasion under international law, what this representation poses is a legal discourse on whether our Constitution should restrict itself to conventional understanding,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It is akin to a teacher espousing a theory in order that students of the law may be titillated, encouraged and pressed to exercise their legal aptitude in analyzing textbook precepts and applying the same to real-life circumstances,” “Indeed, it is only the Supreme Court which is constitutionally tasked to finally interpret our laws, and our obligation as lawyers is merely to raise our respective theories before it. And as there are as many opinions as there are lawyers, theories abound, and it behooves every legal mind to scrutinize it,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “It can mean the entry of a disease and transfer from one area to another. Remember, what do we have now? There is an actual invasion of the coronavirus disease which is pandemic. It threatens, in fact, the entire country and all of our countrymen” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “It can mean the entry of a disease and transfer from one area to another. Remember, what do we have now? There is an actual invasion of the coronavirus disease which is pandemic. It threatens, in fact, the entire country and all of our countrymen” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is an actual invasion of the coronavirus disease which is pandemic. It threatens, in fact, the entire country,” “Lahat ng sitwasyon o kalakaran na maaaring parang rebellion at invasion at ito’y nagbibigay ng malubhang panganib , imminent danger sa taumbayan ay puwede kang gumamit ng isang extraordinary power under the Constitution (Any situation that might prompt rebellion or invasion that poses grave threat or imminent danger to the public allows the use of extraordinary power under Constitution)” External link

pna Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “My friendship with the late former senator dates back to my days in the University of the Philippines, which further deepened during the years of the Marcos Presidency when we were together in the parliament of the streets,” “While we were in the opposite ideological sides during the Aquino I years, such divide did not stain our personal friendship, which continued all these years till he succumbed to the coronavirus disease,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “His activism brought positive changes in public administration, most especially in the field of human rights. He was a passionate advocate of the environment,” “As we remember the meaningful contributions of Mr. Alvarez to our country, I pray for the eternal repose of his soul even as we pray for the recovery of his wife, Cecille Guidote-Alvarez, from the coronavirus disease. Farewell my friend,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “No rhyme or reason can ever be ascribed to such an affront to – and outrage upon – a person’s dignity,” “They are not only anti-democratic, but anti-human as well. Given that these felonies were consummated while the country is in a public health emergency where our people are on edge fighting the global pandemic, they could not have committed far worse crimes than what they did” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We pay tribute to their sacrifices, as well as to the honor they bring to our citizens in maintaining law and order in our land,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “During the IATF meeting, [the task force] reconsidered the policy on the travel ban on health workers. Those with existing perfected employment contracts will be able to leave,” External link

nationmultimedia Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "The President is fit and healthy. He has told us his diseases," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Harry Roque ) : “Yup (sic) Harry Roque will be back to his previous post. I’m still the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, April 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “the present crisis calls for a new tack on messaging,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It is hornbook doctrine that a petition before a court of law cannot be anchored on mere conjectures or surmises,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is no evidence submitted before the high court that the President is suffering from a serious illness,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He may instead want to use his time by brushing up his law,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo indicated : “This is the most fitting time that we embrace and practice the teaching of the Redeemer, that even the non-Christians and the agnostics can relate to. For it is only in loving one another can we protect each other from this scourge of a disease,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “the present crisis calls for a new tack on messaging” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : “Yup Harry Roque will be back with his previous post. I’m still the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : "Harry Roque will be back to his previous post," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, April 13, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : “Yup, Harry Roque will be back to his previous post. I’m still the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such,” External link

pna Monday, April 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : “The Office of the President welcomes Secretary Roque back to the Cabinet and wishes him all the best as he assumes the role of the Chief Executive's spokesman, a post he has already held in the past,” External link

pna Monday, April 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "the present crisis requires a new tack in messaging" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo indicated : “This is the most fitting time that we embrace and practice the teaching of the Redeemer, that even the non-Christians and the agnostics can relate to. For it is only in loving one another can we protect each other from this scourge of a disease,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We are precisely interested in knowing the number of deaths so that we will know the status of our fight against the coronavirus, so we can undertake measures to improve our health system. Obviously it’s a false news,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As we struggle to overcome the worst calamity we face as a nation, let us still thank the Almighty for sparing the rest of humanity who will, like the Phoenix, be reborn from ashes and build a new order of love and peace among mankind, coming from what it seems to be a spiritual cleansing that we are all undergoing,” External link

pna Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “She is is not listening to the message of the President. She should read the transcript of his televised message. PRRD didn’t say we have exhausted our funds; he said the funds are not infinite,” “If she can not help in the government’s efforts to fight COVID-19 she should at least lock down her mouth,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “The detained Senator De Lima is blabbering from ignorance. She is not listening to the message of the. President. She should read the transcript of his televised message. PRRD (President Duterte) didn’t say. we have exhausted our funds, he said the funds are not infinite,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) didn’t say we have exhausted our funds, he said the funds are not infinite,” External link

pna Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leonor Briones ) : “We are sad to hear that Secretary Leonor Briones is Covid-19 positive. We are praying that she gets healed from this dreadful disease,” External link

pna Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Tumatanggap siya ng halos 1,000 mensahe (He receives almost 1,000 messages related to Covid-19),” External link

pna Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang sinabi ni Presidente kahapon, hindi siya inclined magbigay ng permit (What the President said yesterday is that he’s not inclined to give a permit),” External link

pna Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Lifting it could be premature as it might wipe out the gains we have so far achieved in containing the virus,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He is evaluating the best option to take that will effectively ensure the success of our war against this wily and faceless global enemy. He will make this decision in due time,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "President Duterte remains fit and healthy. No need for a 2nd COVID test," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 6, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Lifting it could be premature as it might wipe out the gains we have so far achieved in containing the virus,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, April 6, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He is evaluating the best option to take that will effectively [e]nsure the success of our war against this wily and faceless global enemy. He will make this decision in due time,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, April 6, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "many of the members of Duterte's cabinet have also pledged to cut 75 percent of their monthly salaries from the month of April to December of this year" External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Others have volunteered a salary deduction for the whole duration of the state of public health emergency in solidarity with our countrymen and to help in the government efforts to halt the spread of the coronavirus," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is likewise donating his one-month salary for the cause,” External link

pna Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Assistant secretaries of the Offices of the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson will continue providing financial and relief assistance from their salaries to groups who are at the front line of this health crisis in the succeeding months,” External link

pna Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President is all ears and eyes on this unfolding reality and expert opinions. He is evaluating the best option to take that will effectively insure the success of our war against this wily and faceless global enemy. He will make his decision in due time," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 5, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Threatening violators and enemies of the state with deathly violence is not a crime. The law allows the use of lethal violence when the person’s life using it hangs on balance," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 3, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "By so doing, the President is protecting the lives and human rights of those people placed in imminent danger thereof," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 3, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The law allows the use of lethal violence when the person’s life using it hangs on the balance. That is a universal law anchored on the principle of self-preservation,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo cited : “biased minds of these incorrigible objectors,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The law allows the use of lethal violence when the person’s life using it hangs on the balance. That is a universal law anchored on the principle of self-preservation,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is tasked by the Constitution to enforce it and the laws of the land. Transgressors will suffer the consequences of their violations as imposed by law,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President by exercising what the Constitution requires him to do is precisely putting an end to a contemplated and threatened violence by those who disturb the status quo that will certainly result in the destruction of lives and properties. By so doing, the President is protecting the lives and human rights of those people placed in imminent danger thereof,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte issued Administrative Order No. 27 for the orderly and swift distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE), medical supplies, and equipment to hospitals, other beneficiary facilities, groups, and establishments,” External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Let us all unite, not only in action and prayers in defeating this faceless enemy, but also in nipping in the bud any false news or bogus narrative from spreading,” External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We wish to inform the public that such information is absolutely false. The President is fit and healthy and is currently doing his presidential duties at his official residence at the Bahay Pagbabago," "We caution our people to be wary of purveyors of false news and information," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Where was she all this time when PRRD decisively acted on the national grave threat we face by undertaking aggressive measures to curb the spread of Covid-19? Was she perhaps hard on hearing when she was watching the televised message of the President as commented by one of her colleagues in the Senate? How could she have missed the program articulated by the Chief Executive?,” “When the President signed Republic Act No. 11469 and the the Inter Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) was making a report to our people almost daily through its press briefings on how it was implementing the law, did she fail to catch any of these briefings on television and radio as well as read them in the newspapers?,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The televised message of the President highlights the unimpeded supply of food and agricultural products as well the enforcement of the law against hoarders and profiteers. The President forcefully stresses the immediate suspension, arrest and the prosecution of errant local officials who will politicize the distribution of food packages and abscond the amelioration fund assistance to be given to their constituents,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Where was she all this time when PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) decisively acted on the national grave threat we face by undertaking aggressive measures to curb the spread of COVID-19? Was she perhaps hard on hearing when she was watching the televised message of the President as commented by one of her colleagues in the Senate? How could she have missed the program articulated by the Chief Executive?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo noted : "When the President signed Republic Act No. 11469 and the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) was making a report to our people almost daily through its press briefings on how it was implementing the law, did she fail to catch any of these briefings on television and radio as well as read them in the newspapers?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We strongly condemn in the strongest terms the NPA attack on our soldiers while the latter were doing community work in Barangay Puray, Rodriguez, Rizal in the face of a declaration of ceasefire on both sides and in the midst of an emergency health crisis,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This armed attack by the NPA against our soldiers exposes the insincerity of the former in declaring a ceasefire as well as their blatant disregard of the welfare of the Filipino people they claim to fight for as their armed assault against the soldiers who were doing community work in connection with the government’s battle against COVID-19 have placed the civilians in imminent danger and disrupted the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in that area,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Let this be a warning to the enemies of the state that the constituted authorities are equipped and ready to repel any and all transgressions of law and crush any armed attack against our soldiers and civilians with ferocity and might,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "As the manufacture and supply of testing kits become available, plus the establishment of additional COVID-19 testing centers, there are more people being tested now than before, necessarily the hitherto unknown cases of COVID-19 have surfaced hence the galloping increase in number," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “With unrestricted movement of the population, with each individual being a potential carrier, the coronavirus would have an untrammeled leap-frogging from one person to another,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Bayanihan (teamwork) spirit has caught fire and everyone is chipping in a united front against this unseen deadly enemy,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In that way we prevent the virus from spreading and therefore protecting ourselves, our family members, our neighbors, our friends, and our country in the process,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) will self-quarantine himself on his birthday tomorrow following the advice of the PSG as well as doctors for his protection following his exposure to some officials who themselves have been exposed to a confirmed Covid-19 victim," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, March 27, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are in state of war against an unseen enemy, and we need men and women trained in the art of warfare,” External link

voanews Friday, March 27, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He will continue with his work while on quarantine,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 27, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “His only birthday wish is for our countrymen to stay home and the total eradication of the coronavirus,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 27, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Long life! We pray that the Almighty continue to give you enough good health and divine guidance as you safely navigate our people through the rampaging waves of this treacherous ocean of a dreadful disease. God bless,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Consistent with his daredevil character and deep filial ties, the President will most likely opt to either being ensconced safely and quietly with his loved ones in his comfort zone or continue with his manning the ramparts against the enemy. Given his dexterity, it is unsurprising if he would probably do both with ease,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We take therefore this occasion to thank God for giving life to this maverick of a President, and for lending us his time and his indefatigable spirit to serve and protect the people with his unorthodox ways and selfless brand of public service that puts to risk his life, honor, and the presidency,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) will self-quarantine himself on his birthday tomorrow following the advice of the PSG as well as doctors for his protection following his exposure to some officials who themselves have been exposed to a confirmed Covid-19 victim,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Contrary to the expectations of the general public what was declared was an enhanced community quarantine or a partial lockdown with the aforesaid establishments remaining open and delivery of food supplies and agricultural products unimpeded,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That loose talk created widespread fear and triggered panic buying, but it never happened,” “This time they are creating panic and apprehension by making the populace believe that there will be a total lockdown in the entire country in the next two weeks with all the aforementioned establishments closed and deliveries of food items and agricultural products totally not allowed,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They (Galvez, Lorenzana, and Año) are not embroiled in bureaucratic rigmaroles. They abhor useless debates. They are silent workers, not voracious talkers. They act without fanfare. They get things done,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They will spare no one nor exempt anyone, whether in the private sector or in the government, in applying the law, as well as the restrictions imposed by the Constitution in times of national emergency,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They will pursue efficiently and swiftly the emergency measures to end the spread of the deadly virus pursuant to the special powers granted to the President by Congress,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status. They are not meant to discomfort or burden anyone. There are no exemptions for any person on these health protocols. Those holding high positions in the government are enjoined to set an example to their constituents by strictly observing them,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status,” External link

pna Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The equal protection clause of the Constitution imposes equal treatment to all. Any transgressor therefore must be dealt with in accordance with law,” External link

pna Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There are no exemptions for any person on these health protocols. Those holding high positions in the government are enjoined to set an example to their constituents by strictly observing them,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status,” “They are not meant to discomfort or burden anyone. They have been established to ensure that public health and safety are secured at all times,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Let us set aside our differences and work in solidarity to overcome this pandemic. We only have one common enemy and that is Covid-19" External link

pna Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “It is about time they join the collective efforts of the nation to fight the spread of the coronavirus,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "The Filipino people are assured that the powers granted to the president shall be enforced strictly in accordance with the constitution. The grant of powers is for a limited period and subject to the restrictions contained therein," External link

ecns Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "The Filipino people are assured that the powers granted to the president shall be enforced strictly in accordance with the constitution. The grant of powers is for a limited period and subject to the restrictions contained therein," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Congress has responded to the call of the times” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : ”There is an urgent need to implement measures that will help address the health scare brought about by the spread of Covid-19 in our land,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Once again, we urge our countrymen to be wary of rumors and false news designed to create panic and confusion propagated by the enemies of peace and order,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo saying : “it is about time they join the collective efforts of the nation to fight the spread of the coronavirus” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Three of our doctors have died and a number of them are in critical condition due to the coronavirus," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 23, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "We must all take care of ourselves because in doing so we take care of others," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 23, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Absolutely not true. Stop believing false news and information,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is where the spread of the virus go exponentially. It means you infect one individual and latter infects all the people he meets or come in contact with. The infected ones infect others, and the others transmit the virus to more people who instantly become corona virus carriers,” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Our national survival is at stake. The protocols and guidelines established by the government are simple enough. All we need to do is to observe them. Self-discipline is the key to the success of the lockdown,” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “To be sure, there will be inconvenience and discomfort as we go about our daily lives in these trying times and under this restricted environ” “However, we are all called upon to sacrifice and to practice self-denial of pleasures and amenities to save ourselves and others, and ultimately this nation” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As we respond to the trumpeting call for unity among all Filipinos, regardless of political and religious beliefs, let us in unison pray to the omnipotent God of all nations, of whatever name it is known, for guidance and protection. Let us pray that It’s glorious divine rays shield us from this scourge of a disease that has engulfed the entire world,” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "These selfless and dedicated countrymen of ours who man the ramparts against this scourge of an unseen invader that threatens the very survival of our nation are the new heroes of this generation. To them goes our prayers to shield them from the dreaded disease and our eternal gratitude for their selfless and heroic deeds," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : ”To them goes our prayers to shield them from the dreaded disease and our eternal gratitude for their selfless and heroic deeds,” External link

pna Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “These selfless and dedicated countrymen of ours who man the ramparts against this scourge of an unseen invader that threatens the very survival of our nation are the new heroes of this generation,” External link

pna Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President similarly relays its thanks to our local scientists and researchers for their intellect, creativity, and efforts in developing test kits,” External link

pna Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Kasi seryosong-seryoso si Presidente, kailangang sirain na natin ang virus na ito (The President is really serious, we need to destroy this virus)," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President said you have to follow the guidelines. You cannot go beyond the guidelines. It is not the time to do things your way,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, March 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is a proliferation of false narratives about the supposed increase in the number of crimes amid the implementation of [the] month-long enhanced community quarantine in Luzon,” “We denounce the proliferation of such false narratives. We ask the citizenry to be discerning on what they read on social media and not to readily believe them” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 20, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison is again engaged in ranting nonsense that only highlights his perverted vision of reality as well as his insensitivity to the present grave peril that the Filipino people he professed to fight for face,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 20, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Kasi seryosong-seryoso si Presidente, kailangang sirain na natin ang virus na ito (The President is really serious, we need to destroy this virus)," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 20, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President would like to thank the contributions of several businesses in our fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The model of McDonald's Philippines' unselfish act is worth emulating for aside from continuing paying the salaries of its employees who are not able to report for work, it also provides a premium pay and special benefits to those who can,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Commission ) : “The Office of the President welcomes the timely issuance by its Department of Budget and Management and the Commission on Audit, an independent constitutional body, of Joint Circular No. 1, (signed in) 2020,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison is again engaged in a ranting nonsense that only highlights his perverted vision of reality as well as his insensitivity to the present grave peril that the Filipino people he professed to fight for face,” External link

manilatimes Friday, March 20, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Jose Maria Sison ) : “Mr. Sison, in these times of national health emergency and calamity, would rather have a hostile environment where Filipinos argue with, if not kill, each other,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 20, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Jose Maria Sison ) : “Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison is again engaged in ranting nonsense that only highlights his perverted vision of reality as well as his insensitivity to the present grave peril that the Filipino people he professed to fight for face,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We denounce the proliferation of such false narratives. We ask the citizenry to be discerning on what they read on social media and not to readily believe them,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President has directed the Department of National Defense and the Department of the Interior and Local Government, together with the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police to cease and desist from carrying out offensive military and police operations during the ceasefire period,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 20, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Sabi ni Presidente, you have to follow the guidelines. You cannot go beyond the guidelines. Hindi puwedeng magkakaniya-kaniya tayo. Otherwise, 'yung mga who'll go against the guidelines will have to face administrative charges and criminal charges," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 20, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : “Com o cessar-fogo, o Governo das Filipinas pretende que a rápida assistência de cuidados de saúde pública não seja prejudicada” External link

jornaldeangola Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Given that the Palace considers this current situation as a time for solidarity, it also appreciates most of these companies for stepping up to the challenge through their significant donations to various entities which are at the front of this battle,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There are also those companies which would do their share in alleviating and responding to the needs of the daily wage earners and regular employees but would not want to identify themselves and will do it discreetly. To them our commendation,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Palace is aware that there are more companies and persons offering their resources and services to help contain the spread of Covid-19 and they too deserve kudos for such selfless acts,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As for our countrymen who remain at home and faithfully follow the protocols set by the government, your patience and obedience are equally appreciated as the same are the keys to the successful containment and eradication of Covid-19 in the Philippines,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Through this cease-fire, the Philippine government aspires that the swift provision of public health assistance goes unimpeded with the movement of health workers and medical supplies to communities," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : "Com o cessar-fogo, o Governo das Filipinas pretende que a rápida assistência de cuidados de saúde pública não seja prejudicada" External link

portalangop Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "In view of the imposition of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, Duterte has decided to declare a unilateral ceasefire against the Communist Party of the Philippines (and its armed wing), the New People's Army (NPA) rebels, effective midnight Thursday to midnight of April 15," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Both of these departments shall issue the corresponding orders to implement the declaration of the unilateral ceasefire, including the suspension of offensive military and police operations," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Through this ceasefire, the Philippine government aspires that the swift provision of public health assistance goes unimpeded with the movement of health workers and medical supplies to communities, well as of people in need of immediate medical attention," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Marami kasi akong nabasa how to destroy or contain, to kill the virus. You know, even without me knowing it -- ako kasi mahilig sa saging ‘no, tapos may nakita ako sa internet iyong saging pala magandang panlaban daw, eh ako kain nang kain araw-araw ng saging,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We reiterate our appeal to our countrymen that self-discipline and self-help plus selfless community cooperation are the keys to the success of the enhanced community quarantine in these trying and perilous times,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Everyone is called upon to rise to the challenges of this dangerous and extremely difficult phase of our history as a nation,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We reiterate our appeal to our countrymen that self-discipline and self-help plus selfless community cooperation are the keys to the success of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in these trying and perilous times,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Eduardo Ano ) : “Secretary Año recommended the total lockdown because this is a matter of national survival. We have to be resigned to that fact. This is a matter of life and death. The only way to stop this is for us to help ourselves,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We already have an enhanced community quarantine which we started two days ago [over Manila], we are just expanding it to the entire Luzon," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 16, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are the soldiers, but we are also the enemy,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 16, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 16, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves,” External link

arabnews Monday, March 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy,” External link

arabnews Monday, March 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies,” External link

arabnews Monday, March 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is a matter of national survival,” “This is a matter of life and death” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "It means we will have to stay at home. Work will be suspended. When you say there is quarantine in your homes, it means you don't need to travel. You don't need transportation for that except only for medical and humanitarian reasons," External link

pna Monday, March 16, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Local government units can impose curfew within their territories if an ordinance is passed imposing it,” External link

JakartaPost Monday, March 16, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Kumbaga, sinusubukan tayo ng tadhana, we have to rise to the challenge of the times,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, March 16, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, March 16, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, March 16, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It means that we’ll have to stay at home because work will be suspended. There will be suspension of work,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "food and essential needs will be delivered in homes care of the respective local government units" "The respective LGUs will have to create a system where food and essential needs will be delivered to the homes of the communities," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is a matter of national survival. We have to be resigned to that fact. This is a matter of life and death. The only way to stop this is for us to help ourselves,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "It's a matter of life and death," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 16, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is a matter of national survival. We have to be resigned to that fact. This is a matter of life and death. The only way to stop this is for us to help ourselves,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Basta ang mahalaga, si Presidente worried na worried siya sa nangyayari kaya ginagawa niya lahat para patayin ang virus na ito, para itigil ito,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : "Unang una, tayo naman ay tumanggap na ng suweldo, kumbaga mayroon tayong pambili pa the next 15 days. At kung wala naman, tayo naman ay may extended families, na tutulong sa atin. May mga mababait na kapitbahay, at ang gobyerno, naka-ready rin," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Kumbaga, 'wag tayong mag-alala doon. Ang importante, ang buhay natin. If we are all dead, there is nothing to speak about financial losses and economy. Wala 'yun. Ang importante talaga, buhay natin eh," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Local government units can impose curfew within their territories if an ordinance is passed imposing it,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They shall, however, present proof of the legitimacy of their work or business at border checkpoints, so our enforcement personnel can validate the necessity of their entry to or exit from the [National Capital Region],” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, March 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The point of the directives issued by the Office of the President is to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, and in the ultimate, totally eliminate the same from our country. Hence, the Palace asks for the honesty and cooperation of our countrymen as it is now the health and safety of our populace which are at stake,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, March 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Local government units can impose curfew within their territories if an ordinance is passed imposing it,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President has yet to consider it,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This means that there is no stopping the Chief Executive from performing his primary constitutional duty of serving and protecting the people, especially at this perilous time when our country is faced with a deathly disease that threatens the very lives of our countrymen,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The point of the directives issued by the Office of the President is to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, and in the ultimate, totally eliminate the same from our country,” “Hence, the Palace asks for the honesty and cooperation of our countrymen as it is now the health and safety of our populace which are at stake” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As a result, entry into or exit from the (Metro Manila) by workers, including legitimate media practitioners, are permitted only if their travel is essential, and not simply for leisure or otherwise, such as that the purpose thereof is to report for work or conduct essential business in the place of their destination,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “may speak about specific concerns only in connection with their mandate,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Metro Manila Mayors’ recommendation to impose a curfew in Metro Manila is subject to the approval of the President. The President has yet to consider it,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The Palace reiterates that all measures imposed are subject to the regular review by the President and the IATF in order to ensure that the virus would be contained and ultimately eliminated without extremely overwhelming the citizens in going about their daily lives," External link

manilametro Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The Palace reiterates that all measures imposed are subject to the regular review by the President and the IATF in order to ensure that the virus would be contained and ultimately eliminated without extremely overwhelming the citizens in going about their daily lives," External link

irishsun Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Contained in the Memorandum are emergency but temporary directives and guidelines which are primarily intended to address the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Provided that all persons leaving the contained community must be checked for signs and symptoms (e.g., fever, respiratory symptoms, diarrhea) at exit checkpoints where (1) appropriate certification will be issued by the competent health authority (DOH or Provincial/City/Municipal Health Officer), (2) health authority endorses exiting person to recipient LGU, (3) exiting persons to undertake 14-day home based quarantine, and (4) LGUs are required to monitor implementation of home-based quarantine,” “However, if circumstances so warrant, the DoH and the DILG may direct an LGU to impose enhanced community quarantine, which is defined as a condition where strict home quarantine shall be implemented in all households, transportation shall be suspended, provision for food and essential health services shall be regulated, and the presence of uniformed personnel to enforce quarantine procedures shall be heightened,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “All members of the Philippine National Police, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Coast Guard, and health and emergency frontline services are directed to continue full operation,” “The Legislative and Judicial Branches, as well as the independent constitutional bodies are encouraged to adopt the same policy,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Palace reiterates that all measures imposed are subject to the regular review by the President and the IATF in order to ensure that the virus would be contained and ultimately eliminated without extremely overwhelming the citizens in going about their daily lives,” “As always, the President is hard at work in the service of the Filipino people to preserve the general welfare and protect public health,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “LGUs shall abide by the directives of the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the imposition of general community quarantine in their respective jurisdictions,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “They are undertaking this pre-emptive step as per advice of health officials given that they have regularly engaged with Cabinet officials, some of whom have opted to undergo self-quarantine as they were exposed to those infected with COVID-19,” External link

peopledaily Saturday, March 14, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "Yes, he announced it last night that his wife wanted him to fly back (to Davao) but he said 'no, the face of the country is Manila and the President had to be here so I’ll be here,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President had to undertake stringent measures because he’s expecting a spike, he wants to see how effective these measures would be," "All we have to do really si observe protocols, personal hygiene, keep washing your hands distance yourself from the person near you. That's a very simple task to do" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President hereby gives warning to those hoarding vital commodities, which create a hike in the prices, as well as selling them beyond their regular prices, that their actions will be dealt with accordingly in pursuance of public safety and order,” “Those who unscrupulously take advantage of the health crisis will also be arrested and dealt with in accordance with law” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 13, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They (Duterte and Go) are undertaking this preemptive step as per the advice of health officials given that they have regularly engaged with Cabinet officials, some of whom have opted to undergo self-quarantine as they were exposed to those infected with COVID-19,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President hereby gives warning to those hoarding vital commodities, which create a hike in the prices, as well as selling them beyond their regular prices, that their actions will be dealt with accordingly in pursuance of public safety and order,” “Those who unscrupulously take advantage of the health crisis will also be arrested and dealt with in accordance with law” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "While a total and absolute lockdown is considered by some as a valid preventive measure, current circumstances do not warrant such an extreme course of action," External link

manilametro Friday, March 13, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They are undertaking this pre-emptive step as per advice of health officials given that they have regularly engaged with Cabinet officials, some of whom have opted to undergo self-quarantine as they were exposed to those infected with COVID-19,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We ask media outlets to refrain from exaggerating or amplifying reports that may only affect the mindset of the public and instead help in disseminating helpful tips on how to prevent the spread of the virus,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President hereby gives warning to those hoarding vital commodities, which create a hike in the prices, as well as selling them beyond their regular prices, that their actions will be dealt with accordingly in pursuance of public safety and order,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The resort to hate messages or posts in social media channels and other platforms will do more harm than good, especially during this time which should be seen as an opportunity for the Filipinos to unite in the face of the health threat,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In light of the recent developments and after careful review of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will not proceed to Boracay Island on Thursday, March 12, as earlier scheduled,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In light of the recent developments and after careful review of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will not proceed to Boracay Island on Thursday, March 12, as earlier scheduled. The visit of the President to the said island is moved to a later date,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “No, I don’t think he will go around. After the event, there is another event in the evening with Tourism Secretary Berna Puyat,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Even if you limit him, he doesn’t want to be limited,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Aside from the inequities brought about by the provisions found in the VFA, the decision of the President to cause the termination of the agreement is a consequence of a series of legislative and executive actions by the US government that bordered on assaulting our sovereignty and disrespecting our judicial system,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Tourism industry all over the world will be infected so we have to brace ourselves for that. Whether we like it or not, there will be business losses and we should brace ourselves for that,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The prudent thing to do is to reset whatever travels you have in mind, if it’s not that important. It’s a matter of life and death,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I don’t know how he consults. But the President, when he makes a decision, it’s a decisive one and he has basis to support his decision” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “How much? As much as needed, I suppose. If they’re just there, we can use it. Incidentally, I heard Congressman Salceda saying that it’s not even 17 billion — it’s 22 billion pesos. Because he is the Chairman of the Committee on Finance, I think,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That depends. That’s the call of the President. Always the call of the President,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "He always follows the advice of the PSG. That is for his own health," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Apparently, he has enough basis to say not to stop or suspend, apart from PAGCOR's recommendation or report," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "All these issues on illegal practices are addressed by the agencies involved...They should function very well so they can stop whatever illegal practices or corruption that are present," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "He always follows the advice of the PSG. That is for his own health," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Go beyond the language, look at the meat and the essence and the substance of what he is saying just like the President," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Apparently, he has enough basis to say not to stop or suspend, apart from PAGCOR's recommendation or report," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "All these issues on illegal practices are addressed by the agencies involved...They should function very well so they can stop whatever illegal practices or corruption that are present," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "May we request and urge all media outlets to kindly publish all the statements made by Secretary Duque and all the bulletins issued by it (Department of Health) so that our countrymen will know how to react on the present crisis," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Isn’t it that we are ready for whatever eventuality. For funding, P2 billion is being asked as supplemental fund,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Secretary Duque did not say anything about that,” “Even then, for as long Secretary Duque hasn’t said anything, don’t believe it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It will stay, he will not suspend it, nor will he stop it,” “What he told me was, the PAGCOR chief has a very good report,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “I disagree; then he does not know this President. The President is never soft on anything related to the national interest. He’s a very decisive President,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo indicated : “If one particular agency or office or any department or branch of government has knowledge of any report on any anomaly or any violation of law, then it is the duty of everyone in this government to share information,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He will not suspend it, nor he will stop it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “We need the funds coming from them. We have lots of projects that need the funding. For instance for the salary of nurses, teachers, there are a lot. Then we have problems on the coronavirus. We can get money from there,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “I disagree. He does not know this President. The President is never soft on anything that relates to the national interest. He’s a very decisive President,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We have to validate that first. We cannot be making statements relative to anything that is based on speculation and unverified report. We do not want to be irresponsible in issuing a statement,” “I’m sure the Armed Forces of the Philippines is already validating that given that it is being reported by no less than a senator of the Republic” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are always alarmed with respect to national interest issue,” “Of course, that goes without saying. All we can say is we in the government are always concerned in any issue affecting the national interest and national security” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Basta may utang sa gobyerno, singilin natin kahit na sinong may utang. Malaking tao o hindi malaking tao. Malapit o hindi (As long as there are debts, the government will run after them. Whether they are powerful people or not, whether they are close to the President or not),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Wala namang masama sa pagdalo sa hearing (There’s nothing wrong with attending a hearing),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "There is no need for alarm and worry because from the very start, we are ready," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Sec. Teddy Boy Locsin (was) voting for a person or representative (who is) competent and should be given the job. (It has) nothing to do with whatever nationality,” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “Ang pakikialaman ni Presidente, ‘yung mga importanteng bagay. ‘Yung mga ganoong ordinaryong trabaho ng isang Cabinet member, he does not have to know (The President is only concerned about important things. But he does not have to know about the ordinary task of a Cabinet member),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President does not have to know about anything that Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin does” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Ganoon pa rin (His position remains the same). He will not suspend it nor will stop it. Ang sabi niya sa akin kahapon, maganda ‘yung report ni Pagcor. Maganda daw ‘yung report sa kanya. So okay (He told me yesterday that he received a good report from Pagcor. He said the report was good. So he’s okay with POGO operations),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Department of Health has been in close coordination with their counterparts on these foreigners who reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, and two out of the three of them may have possibly contracted the infection in another country. Information on the third foreign national is still being verified by DoH officials,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Accordingly, we also ask the public to be scrupulous in reading informative materials and not to share unverified and unofficial information that may only cause undue panic among the population,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “All Filipinos are assured that the survey finding would not cause the Duterte Administration to be complacent but instead serve as an inspiration for us to take another extra mile in rendering genuine service for our people and be a source of courage for our dedicated public servants in fighting the challenges that our country is facing today,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is unmindful of the destructive narratives thrown to him by the incorrigible fault-finders and detractors who have been constantly repudiated by the overwhelming majority of the Filipinos as shown by surveys after surveys since the inception of his presidency,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We similarly call upon the cooperation of the Filipino people during this health crisis to exercise utmost prudence and exercise judiciousness as we expect all responsible agencies to continue exhausting all possible measures within their mandate to secure the general welfare of the citizenry,” External link

pna Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “At the very outset of the surge of news reports concerning Covid-19, the President has categorically mandated relevant instrumentalities of the government to be absolutely transparent to the Filipino people as regards this health issue, aware that we have the right to be informed of the conditions surrounding us,” “Local transmission, if and when it happens in the country, would thus be unequivocally reported to the people,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Accordingly, we also ask the public to be scrupulous in reading informative materials and not to share unverified and unofficial information that may only cause undue panic among the population,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “If the franchise expires, then there is nothing to give provisional authority for an extension. If they do that, that might be most likely subject to constitutional question before the Supreme Court,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Accordingly, we also ask the public to be scrupulous in reading informative materials and not to share unverified and unofficial information that may only cause undue panic among the population,” External link

pna Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : ”The Department of Health (DOH) has been in close coordination with their counterparts on these foreigners who reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, and two out of the three of them may have possibly contracted the infection in another country. Information on the third foreign national is still being verified by DOH officials,” External link

pna Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Cusi tackled the preparations of the government anent the power sector for short-term and long-term outlook, as well as the corrective policy issuances being undertaken by the Energy Department,” “Secretary Cusi likewise sought the approval of the issuance of a proposed executive order for the inclusion of nuclear power in the country’s energy mix as the Philippines is expected to have a rapid growth in electricity demand, in which a 24/7 power is essential and necessary,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is no need for alarm and worry because from the very start we are ready,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think they can do it and they say they can do it,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All Filipinos are assured that the survey finding would not cause the administration to be complacent, but instead serve as an inspiration for us to take another extra mile in rendering genuine service for our people,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Oh, he said so, did he not? He did mention that, right? He never said that he won’t (visit),” “But there is no confirmation on it yet. Thus far it is only Secretar Puyat who said so although I seem to remember the President mentioned something about going to Boracay” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think so, yes. He is a magnet eh. He is always a magnet. His presence attracts people to attend an event,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “He is very transparent. He is very decisive. He has only one thought in mind: provide a comfortable life for every citizen of this country and create an atmosphere of peace and progress in this country, regardless of the criticisms,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “If the good senator has information on that, I think they should provide us with intelligence reports so that we can pursue their line of belief on that matter,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think they will do what they are supposed to do without prodding from the President,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You can be correct all the time, (but) mistakes happen. Maybe this is one of them” External link

pna Friday, March 6, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Ang Amerika napaka-galing sa containment eh (America is very good in containment). I think the protocols of the US are topnotch," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As in the past surveys, the present one is a clear indication that a great majority of Filipinos believes that this transparent and responsive government, under the stewardship of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, is performing an exceptional job, particularly in the following areas of interest: helping the poor (+64); fighting terrorism (+61); developing a healthy economy (+53); reconciling with Muslim rebels (+51); and protecting the rights of the press (+50),” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “The DOH is ready. It said that all protocols have been established and all they have to do is implement them. Definitely, (the DOH is) honest. Si Secretary Duque pa (There’s no doubt about it because its head is Secretary Duque),” External link

pna Friday, March 6, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "You can be correct all the time, mistakes happen. Maybe this is one of them," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "She's a good journalist as far as I'm concerned, except that she cannot go over her biases," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "There is no need for alarm and worry because from the very start we are ready," "All protocols are established and all [the Department of Health has to do is] to implement them" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Even the World Health Organization had credited this country for the containment measures that we have provided...The government is doing its best," "We should all be transparent because it affects all of us," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are prosecuting it. We are prosecuting all those committing illegal acts whether Chinese, Americans, foreigners. There are no sacred cows for the President,” “Nobody is enjoying any blanket protection from this government. Regardless of who they are, even if they are Filipinos,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will wait for their legislative work,” “I cannot say whether it’s good for the country or not. The legislators are tasked to legislate rules that are good for the country. If they feel that it’s for the welfare of the country, we will evaluate if it’s true or not. But we will wait for them,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I don’t know whether he is open to outlaw, what I’m saying is he is against all corrupt practices and illegal acts,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You must remember that, that was made because of what they—of these countries–did when they passed that resolution condemning the war on drugs in this country,” External link

inquirer Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are not privy to that. We have to ask him,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s for the legislators to decide,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I do not know whether it will be certified as urgent. What I’m saying is if that is the official position of the Finance Secretary and he can support his position with the President, the President listens and usually support (Finance) Secretary (Sonny) Dominguez,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I disagree. Many (do) not know this President. The President is never soft on anything that relates to the national interest. He’s a very decisive President,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Any malpractice, any corruption, (and) any irregularity relative to any activity or project in this government are always being investigated. And after the findings, the President will act, as always, decisively,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You must remember that the POGO is giving us PHP17 billion in the last three years. Prior to this, we’re only receiving about PHP57 million on online gambling. In another words, it’s a huge source of income for this government where it can be used to all kinds of projects,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We have to validate that first. We cannot be making statements relative to anything that is based on speculation and unverified report. We do not want to be irresponsible in issuing a statement,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All of them are now being attended to by doctors and we are hoping — as we are praying — for their swift recovery,” “Initial accounts reveal that the mishap was caused by the helicopter getting in contact with a high-tension wire due to poor visibility. With this, we ask the public to refrain from making speculations relative to the circumstances as we wait for the official results of the probe on the incident,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think we have enough funds otherwise the President would have said we need to get some more funds,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Most likely, ganun naman si Presidente (the President is like that),” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “He (Duterte) will be waiting for reports coming from all agencies relative to this issue then he will make a decision on that,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Many do not know this President. The President is never soft on anything that relates to national interest. He is a very decisive President,” “Any malpractice, any corruption, any irregularity relative to any project in this government are always being investigated, and after the findings, the President will act as always decisively,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “I don’t think [he will stop riding helicopters]. You know the President, the President naman always says ‘if it’s my time, it’s my time.’ Fatalistic siya eh,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Initial accounts reveal that the mishap was caused by the helicopter getting in contact with a high-tension wire due to poor visibility. With this, we ask the public to refrain from making speculations relative to the circumstances as we wait for the official results of the probe on the incident,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All of them are now being attended to by doctors and we are hoping — as we are praying — for their swift recovery,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We ask the public to refrain from making speculations relative to the circumstances as we wait for the official results of the probe on the incident,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “The President, remember, has suspended the operations of lotteries when he received certain complaints of anomalies. That’s very much the same. If there is gravity in the complaints, the President will do something about it,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Nobody is enjoying blanket protection. There are no sacred cows regardless of who they are, even if they are Filipinos,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Hindi . Unchanged na ang position niya (No, his position is unchanged),” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We’ve been appealing to all the people, any act of corruption (or) any illegality (of public servants), you tell the government so we can immediately address them,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Palaging sinasabi ni Presidente, ‘Gumawa kayo ng ingay, malalaman ko ‘yun, makakarating sa akin (Make a noise. I will know about it. It will reach me).’ But if you keep it to yourselves, how can we eliminate corruption?” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Yun ang sinasabi ni Presidente (That’s what the President is saying), do not complain of corruption if you yourselves are involved in them,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Any act of corruption, any illegality, you tell government so we can immediately address it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “If the legislature makes it unlawful, then that’s different. We will have to wait for the President whether he agrees with it or not,” “Anything that will be bad for this country, Duterte is out for the elimination of illegal things” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I cannot say if it’s good for the country or not. The legislators are tasked to legislate laws that are good for the country. If they feel that it’s against the welfare of this country, we will evaluate it if that’s true or not but we will wait for them,” “The fact that it has been there, I suppose there is good thing in it but of course, there are also, as we have received reports, there have been many instances of using it for illegal practices,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Nobody is enjoying any blanket protection from this government. No sacred cows, regardless of who they are,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The legislators are tasked to legislate what is good for the country. If they feel that it’s against the welfare of this country, then we will evaluate if that’s true or not. But we will wait for them,” “If the legislators make it unlawful, ibang usapan na ‘yun (it’s a different story). Then we will have to wait for the President whether he agrees with it or not” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "No sacred cows. Basta corruption ayaw niya (Duterte) 'yun," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “If the legislature makes it unlawful, then ibang usapan na yun (that’s different). We will have to wait for the President whether he agrees with it or not,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The proposed EO was submitted by the OES (Office of Executive Secretary) to the President on 20 February. It has not been approved yet,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Well, he (President Duterte) was happy that there was no casualty, except for one. There was only one. And he related what he did when he was mayor,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Province ) : “The IATF has approved to allow Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to the whole of North Gyeongsang Province, including Daegu City and Cheongdo County, where the virus outbreak is concentrated,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Guided by the Health Security Risk Assessment Matrix, which evaluates the hazard, exposure and context relative to the risks involved, the IATF has also agreed that there are to be no new imposition of travel restrictions or lifting of the same as regards other countries or jurisdictions,” “The IATF assures that the review concerning travel restrictions and protocols to and from the Philippines shall be regularly conducted by it,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF, composed of its member agencies, is on top of the situation apropos the Covid-19 and the Office of the President recognizes its concrete efforts in battling the said virus as we aim to protect the safety and health of our people,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We will let the Supreme Court decide on that kasi (because) right now, there are conflicting legal opinions [from] so-called ‘legal experts’,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Benjamin Diokno ) : “The successful passage of key amendments to the AMLA and the Human Security Act, according to Gov. Diokno, will complement or boost our efforts towards an A-credit rating for the country,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What I heard last night was, they are assuring us that there will be no water problem. They are doing something about it,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If there is no problem now, it means that the subsequent years are included in their plans. They have projects for that, for 2020, 2021, 2022,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There are, however, changes that still need to be implemented to further empower the Filipinas of today, as well as to encourage an environment where substantive equality thrives,” “Hence, we urge each one to help one another to motivate Filipinas in reaching their full potential, especially in nation-building. This government will continue its advocacy for women’s rights and women’s empowerment,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Then we will let the Supreme Court decide on that,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ibig sabihin, ang pananaw ng mga natanungan nakita nila na nag-i -improve ‘yung performance ng mga taong ‘yun (It means the respondents believe that the performance of those persons is improving). Good for them,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What I heard last night was, they are assuring us that there will be no water problem. They are doing something about it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The policy of the President, he said, is not to interfere with the intramurals inside Congress,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Hence, we urge each one to help one another to motivate Filipinas in reaching their full potential, especially in nation-building. This government will continue its advocacy for women’s rights and women empowerment. Mabuhay ang mga kababaihan (Long live, women),” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Province ) : "The IATF has approved to allow Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to the whole of North Gyeongsang Province, including Daegu City and Cheongdo County, where the virus outbreak is concentrated," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “He [Duterte] was happy that there was no casualty except for one,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I do not know what transpired between the negotiator and the hostage taker. That could be one of the terms that they agreed upon for his surrender. For as long as people are alive, we welcome it,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF assures that the review concerning travel restrictions and protocols to and from the Philippines shall be regularly conducted by it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We urge each one to help one another to motivate Filipinas in reaching their full potential, especially in nation-building,” “This month-long celebration therefore underscores the recognition our country places to women in the family, community and nation,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It has not been approved yet,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Province ) : “The IATF has approved to allow Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to the whole of North Gyeongsang Province, including Daegu City and Cheongdo County, where the virus outbreak is concentrated,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All Filipinos who intend to visit other parts of South Korea shall execute and sign a declaration, signifying their knowledge and understanding of the risks involved in their trip. A health advisory pamphlet shall likewise be handed out to them upon their departure,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF has also agreed that there are to be no new imposition of travel restrictions or lifting of the same as regards other countries or jurisdictions,” “The IATF assures that the review concerning travel restrictions and protocols to and from the Philippines shall be regularly conducted by it” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The proposed EO was submitted to by the OES (Office of Executive Secretary) to the President on February 20, 2020. It has not been approved yet,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The DOE reiterated that the Memorandum of Intent signed last October 4, 2019 was a framework for discussion and not for a particular construction of a small modular reactor (SMR). The President wanted to study first the proposal,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “He’s (Duterte) giving Commissioner Morente a chance to do something about the problem in Immigration,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Apparently, he’s (Duterte) giving Commissioner Morente a chance to do some innovations in the Immigration [Bureau],” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The tone there is apparently he (Morente) is not involved. Otherwise, kung involved ‘yun, eh di tinanggal na 'yun,” “The President, as he already said it publicly, kilala niya (he knows him) and he believes in him (Morente),” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Since there has been an agreement, and since Speaker Cayetano said he would comply with the agreement, I don’t think there is a problem,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 2, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He keeps on saying baka (maybe), he’s speculating,” “No (he did not overspend). Kung ano ‘yun eh di Comelec pumasok na dyan, diba? (If that happened, Comelec should have entered the picture already?),” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 2, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If the good senator has information on that, I think they should provide us with intelligence reports so that we can pursue their line of belief on that matter,” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : “I don’t think you can stop the Ambassador [Romualdez] from entertaining initiatives coming from his counterpart,” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is always open [to a probe]. Every time he is being accused e di magdemanda kayo kung totoo ang sinasabi niyo (you should file cases if your allegations are true),” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Ramon Tulfo ) : “Mr. Tulfo, the one who is accusing him, should provide information to the proper authorities. Because unless you provide the authorities with any information or not, they will not investigate,” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "All of those are exploratory talks...That's diplomacy," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "I don't think you can stop the ambassador from entertaining initiatives from his counterpart," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President has already said that he has studied that. So we are prepared for whatever consequences that may arise out of the abrogation of the termination of any executive agreement or treaty," "We are prepared for that. That would be the logical consequence of having an independent foreign policy," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "If the good senator has information on that, I think they should provide us with intelligence reports so that we can pursue," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It's like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country," External link

iol Monday, March 2, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That's his main point," External link

iol Monday, March 2, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : “Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It’s like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That’s his main point,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If the President can see the threat increasing and there is a recommendation from the inter-agency, it may also be done. At present, there’s none,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, March 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Even the World Health Organization has commended the Philippines. We are containing the virus very well. That’s why our fellow Filipinos should not worry,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, March 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Our pending agreements with Australia and Japan will not be scrapped by the President unless there is a compelling reason for him to do so,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 2, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It does not have the go-signal of the President. Maybe that’s the initiative of Ambassador Romualdez’s counterpart. Of course, they are affected. So they will initiate a good suggestion,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 2, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They don’t have to be told by the President. There is always a review” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The compelling reason will depend on the President. That’s his call,” “He thinks and it takes time for him to think. He’s not in a rush. That’s how the President acts” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added ( about Sung Kim ) : “We probably will have something maybe within the next two or three months, maybe as we continue our conversations with our friends in Washington D.C., and also how Ambassador (Sung) Kim will let us know what the feeling is at this time,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It's like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country," External link

ecns Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That's his main point," External link

ecns Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It's like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That's his main point," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They don’t have to be told by the President. Palaging merong review . (There is always a review” External link

pna Sunday, March 1, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ready naman tayo dun kasi ang mga protocols naman natin well-placed (We are ready for it because our protocols are well-placed),” External link

pna Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Ano lang niya yun, sinasabi lang niya kung hindi natin kaya maging gobyerno, magpa-colonize na lang tayo. 'Yun ang ibig niyang sabihin,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Whether China or any other country ano lang 'yun, parang reference lang niya 'yun. That was just a general statement. Kantiyaw sa sarili nating bansa,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "Maybe that is only the perception of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Since there has been an agreement [and] since Speaker Cayetano said he would comply with the agreement, I don’t think there is a problem" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Walang advice ang Pangulo. Kung ano ang pinagkasunduan nila, sila dapat ang mag-resolve nun," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President does not interfere That’s the internal affair of Congress ‘di siya makikialam diyan unless you ask him to settle whatever rift they have if there is any" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That was a general statement. Kumbaga kantyaw yun sa sarili nating bansa. Kung hindi natin kaya, 'wag na tayong magkaroon ng gobyerno. ‘Yun ang ibig niyang sabihin (It’s like banter to our own country that if we can’t do it, let’s not have our own government. That’s what he means),” External link

pna Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “He wants to go pero ang daming trabaho kasi (but he has a lot of work to do). Ako na lang siguro muna (I’ll be the one going there). I’ll be representing him,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In the meantime, strict protocols with respect to travelers entering the country from these areas in South Korea will continue to be observed,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “We reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences today (Wednesday),” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni, on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences. Today. I’m leaving shortly,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President confirms that two chartered flights, carrying 445 Filipino crew members and passengers of the MV Diamond Princess cruise ship, have arrived safely in the Philippines,” “The planes landed last night in Clark Air Base and upon the arrival of the repatriated Filipinos, they were immediately brought to the New Clark City Quarantine Facility,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I’m going there to express our condolences today. I’m leaving shortly,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Bawal lahat ng tourist na pupunta roon ng South Korea (All Filipino tourists going to South Korea won’t be allowed to leave) except for the three na binaggit ko (that I mentioned),” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It will be affected but as we always say, we have to secure the safety of those coming here and leaving this country to Korea,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF [Inter-agency Task Force] has authorized Filipinos to travel to South Korea, provided that they are permanent residents thereof, leaving for study, or are overseas Filipino workers therein,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I’d like to announce that the Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) on Infectious Disease met today and it has approved to impose a ban on the entry of travelers coming from North Gyeongsang province of South Korea effective immediately,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Province ) : “The Palace notes that the Inter-Agency Task Force has approved to impose a ban on the entry of travelers coming from the North Gyeongsang Province of South Korea into Philippine territory, effective immediately,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “With respect to other parts of South Korea, the IATF shall conduct a risk assessment of the situation in the aforesaid country within 48 hours to analyze whether it is necessary to expand the travel ban thereto,” “In the meantime, strict protocols with respect to travelers entering the country from these areas in South Korea will continue to be observed,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The safety and security of Filipinos here and the outside the Philippines remain our primary concern. Our countrymen’s welfare is foremost in our minds as concerned officials discuss updates and recommendations on the management of the coronavirus,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s what he called ‘hubris,’” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It’s a personal decision (for the President to make),” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Hindi ba he already made a statement on that? He’s not interested! He’s not even interested in going there. ‘Di ba he declined the invitation na nga [to go to the US]?,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Christopher Lawrence Go ) : “He (Go) will appeal to the President na huwag nang magalit sa (to no longer hold a grudge against) ABS-CBN. (It has) nothing to do with the (franchise) renewal,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We’re for that. The President has always emphasized that we have the right to express ourselves,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We have the right to peaceful assembly and express our grievances. This is one President (who) will always encourage dissent and freedom of expression, as well as of the press,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “He wants to go pero ang daming trabaho kasi (but he has a lot of work to do). Ako na lang siguro muna (I’ll be the one going there). I’ll be representing him,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “We reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences today (Wednesday),” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Eh ‘di hindi na siya (Duterte) magmumura sa ABS-CBN. Baka mapatawad niya pa. Hindi niya na idemanda,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Walang bearing yun. Paulit-ulit na natin sinasabi,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang sinasabi niya, (Go) gawan na ng paraan pero huwag niyong gawang politika yan. In other words, he’s prodding the House of Representatives to do its job to deliberate. And if the franchise is or has complied, or whether if the applicant has complied with whatever requirements the law imposes, then they should renew,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Dante Gierran ) : “There is a new officer-in-charge of the National Bureau of Investigation following the retirement of Dir. Gierran. It’s Mr. Eric Bito-on Distor,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The safety and security of Filipinos here and the outside the Philippines remain our primary concern. Our countrymen's welfare is foremost in our minds as concerned officials discuss updates and recommendations on the management of the coronavirus,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In the meantime, strict protocols with respect to travelers entering the country from these areas in South Korea will continue to be observed,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We thank the Japanese government for the assistance they gave to our countrymen and their close cooperation with Filipino officials to ensure that the needs of our kababayans have been addressed,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “That’s for him (Duterte), it’s personal to him,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang sinasabi nila centered on cost-competitiveness of local operations. Parang natatalo sila sa labanan ng quality. Parang mas mura pa kung nag import sila. ‘Yan ang pinaka reason nila (What they are saying is centered on cost-competitiveness of local operators. It’s as if they are losing in terms of quality. It’s as if it would be cheaper if they import. That’s their main reason),” External link

pna Monday, February 24, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I’m glad finally ABS-CBN has admitted its shortcomings to the President. Dapat noon pa nila ginawa (They should have done that a long time ago),” External link

pna Monday, February 24, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They wasted two hours debating on something that they should have known already,” External link

pna Monday, February 24, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “They spent two hours discussing whether they have the authority to do that or not. I can’t even understand. ‘Di pala kayo sigurado ng trabaho niyo, eh bakit pinagdedebatehan niyo pa?” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Yung sinasabi mo na baka sub judice? I don’t think so kasi separate branch naman sila,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s for the court to decide. As long as it is in court, we do not interfere. Let the court do its work,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 24, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Perhaps, the impact is just minimal. There are many companies that are coming in," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Wala pang 100 yata ang dumating. ‘Yun ang sinasabi ko. Pipe dream lang yun (Less than 100 protesters, perhaps, attended the rally. That’s what I’m saying. It’s just a pipe dream). It’s a wishful thinking. Iyan ang statement we have to make. Wala yun (That’s the statement we have to make. It’s nothing),” External link

pna Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s for the court to decide. Basta nasa korte na ‘yan (It is now up to the court)We won’t interfere, we’re not interested. Let the court do its work,” External link

pna Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Vice President Ma. Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo for the passing of her beloved mother, Ms. Salvacion Gerona. In this time of bereft, we also offer our thoughts and sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of Ms. Gerona,” External link

pna Sunday, February 23, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We understand that Sally, as she was fondly called by her loved ones, was a selfless and dedicated teacher who molded countless young minds across generations," "We pray that the perpetual light will shine upon Ms. Gerona, and that her soul, through the mercy of God, may rest in eternal happiness and peace" External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President also assures the public that all precautionary measures and safety protocols are in place for the seamless repatriation of our countrymen from Japan,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Sabi niya (He said), ‘No.’ Tinanong ko siya, eh. Ibig sabihin talagang desidido siya doon. Tumayo na tayo sa sarili nating kakayanan (I asked him. That means he’s decided. We should stand on our own). If we have to spend more, then we’ll spend more,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Jaime Morente ) : “Everyone is not off the hook [but] the confidence [on Morente] is there until a contrary statement is made by the President,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “You know for a fact that he (Duterte) has fired members of the Cabinet who are friends, allies, and has fired many government officials. Kung incompetent ka (If you’re incompetent), he will fire you. If you are corrupt, he will fire you,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The pertinent departments and agencies, including the Department of Health, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of the Interior and Local Government, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and the Bureau of Immigration, among others, are already preparing to execute the repatriation plan and are set to provide support and assistance for the safety of the repatriates, as well of the personnel who are tasked to render aid therefor,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “any repatriate who will manifest symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) shall be brought immediately to the nearest hospital that may be referred by the Department of Health” “With respect to asymptomatic repatriates, they shall be securely transported to the Athlete’s Village in New Clark City to again undergo fourteen (14) days of quarantine,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Neither will he accept any official invitation to visit the United States,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Palace confirms that the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the repatriation plan in favor of Filipinos aboard the M/V Diamond Princess docked in Yokohama, Japan earlier today, February 21, at the Department of Health - Central Office,” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President also assures the public that all precautionary measures and safety protocols are in place for the seamless repatriation of our countrymen from Japan,” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Even if the President trusts you personally, but you submit proof to him otherwise, ibang usapan iyan, ipu-prosecute ka ni Presidente (that’s another issue. The President will prosecute you),” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “As I’ve said, everyone is not off the hook. The confidence is there until contrary statement is made by the President,” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Everyone is not off the hook [but] the confidence [on Commissioner Morente] is there until a contrary statement is made by the President," "It means that he (Morente) will be assessed--the performance," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Dela Rosa ) : "Siguro kaya niya (Dela Rosa) sinusuportahan kasi kapareho niya ng prinsipyo si Presidente on matters or subjects na pinag-uusapan," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Ang bawat tao meron personal sintemyento sa isang kasama niya kaibigan pero tandaan niyo na bawat isa din may kaniya-kaniyang prinsipyo," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Hindi naman literal iyon e. He wants to shut down the fraudulent practices of your network," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "will follow whatever Congress or the Supreme Court says," "Kami'y nanood lang (we're just watching)," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Any official or employee who commits any wrong in the performance of their respective duties shall be meted out with the punishment that they deserve and in accordance with our penal laws,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, February 21, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What is important is, the President said, they should do something about it. Meaning to say, do their job. If there is a pending application before Congress, then members of Congress should deliberate on it and decide whether or not to grant or to deny the extension,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, February 21, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo afirmou : "O presidente não aceitará nenhuma iniciativa do governo dos EUA para salvar o VFA, nem aceitará nenhum convite oficial para visitar os Estados Unidos" External link

ogloboglobo Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : "O presidente não considerará nenhuma iniciativa vinda do governo dos EUA para preservar o VFA, nem aceitará qualquer convite oficial para visitar os Estados Unidos" External link

extra Tuesday, February 11, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo déclaré : «Il est temps que nous comptions sur nous-mêmes, nous allons renforcer notre propre défense et nous ne compterons sur aucun autre pays» External link

almanar-fr Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo indiqué : «S’ils appliquent cette disposition du budget américain, nous serons contraints de demander à tous les Américains entrant dans ce pays d’obtenir un visa pour y être autorisés» External link

lapresse-CA Friday, December 27, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo dit : "La Première dame a déclaré que la voiture à bord de laquelle elle se trouvait avait tangué" External link

clicanoo Sunday, December 15, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo dit : "La Première dame a déclaré que la voiture à bord de laquelle elle se trouvait avait tangué" External link

msn-fr Sunday, December 15, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo dit : "La Première dame a déclaré que la voiture à bord de laquelle elle se trouvait avait tangué" External link

ipreunion Sunday, December 15, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : "A primeira-dama disse que o carro em que estavam foi sacudido" External link

jconline Sunday, December 15, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : “A primeira-dama disse que o carro em que estavam foi sacudido” External link

istoe Sunday, December 15, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : "A primeira-dama disse que o carro em que estavam foi sacudido" External link

diariodonordeste Sunday, December 15, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo declaró : “El retiro muestra que hablamos muy en serio cuando les pedimos que se llevaran su basura o de otra forma íbamos a romper las relaciones con ellos” External link

wsoctv Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT



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Harry Roque said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Ang pagkakaalam ko po eh atat na atat na si Presidenteng matapos ang kaniyang termino’t gusto na niyang umuwi dito sa Davao ‘no . So iyong Duterte-Duterte tandem po na sinasabi ni Secretary Panelo, iyan po ay kaniyang personal na opinion (What I know is the President can’t wait until the end of his term because he really wants to return to Davao. So the Duterte-Duterte tandem that Secretary Panelo is saying is his personal opinion),” External link

pna Monday, November 23, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Ang pagkakaalam ko atat na atat na si Presidente na matapos ang kanyang termino at gusto niya nang umuwi dito sa Davao,” “Yung Duterte-Duterte tandem na sinasabi ni Secretary Panelo ay personal niyang opinion,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 23, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Leni Robredo said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “I just called out Sec Panelo for peddling fake news. I am also calling out whoever peddled the fake news to the President, kaya ganito siya ka pikon (that's why he's this irate). I never said 'Where is the President'? You can review all my tweets,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Barry Gutierrez said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : "Secretary Panelo should get his facts straight," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “That’s the personal opinion of Secretary Panelo and we respect his opinion,” External link

pna Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Harry Roque said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “He has not seen the measure or the anti-terror bill,” “I guess that we are waiting for the final review by the executive secretary and if it’s possible if the DOJ will also have its inputs because (Chief Presidential Legal Counsel) Secretary (Salvador) Panelo has already submitted his” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Carlos Isagani Zarate said ( about Salvador Panelo ) : “Secretary Panelo should stop insulting workers and instead look for ways to mitigate the crisis the country is facing,” External link

bulatlat Monday, March 16, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

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Salvador Panelo said ( about Delfin Lorenzana ) : “The President has been working from the start. That’s why we don’t like VP Leni. It’s okay that you work but don’t make it appear like Secretary Lorenzana said as if you’re the only one working and other officials are inutile,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You were accommodated to ride the military plane but the problem is, you made it appear that you were the one coordinating, you were bringing the relief goods. If that’s not you, maybe it’s your staff. Of course, you must know this,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, November 19, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "I don’t remember all exact words, all you have to do is go back to her first statement and tweets" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “Governor Mamba said that they were prepared and they anticipated the storm, but they were not able to anticipate how enormous the flood waters can be,” “So I think VP Leni was wrong in her recent claims” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “He said, there is a Vice President,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo stated : “The elections are coming. Six years of President Rody came like a breeze, then they’ll end. We need to ensure that his successor will continue with what he started. That’s where they should focus on,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo stated : “The truth is, there is no one in the political horizon, whether from the administration or the opposition — nor from the Left, who can follow in the footsteps of the President except his daughter,” “We know that the President deserves to rest. But it’s the vice-presidency anyway,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s how the Duterte charisma works,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, November 9, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “How can you be asking for an investigation when you have already concluded that this country has violated certain human rights and has killed many people,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, November 8, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Look at our congressmen, they’ve been helping a lot and they make them change what the people think about them,” “To their everlasting credit, I remember them contributing to the fight against the pandemic. Now, led by Speaker Velasco, they pledged their full salary to help the typhoon victims” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Dick Gordon ) : “Ano lang ho ‘yun,’ yun ang tinatawag na cariño brutal kay Dick. Ah Dick ‘wag kang magtatampo dun, ano lang ‘yun, pakwela lang ni Presidente sa ‘yo, kasama na rin ang parinig dun,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo noted : “Kaya lang kapag sinabi mong itigil ‘yan, hanggang hindi kami binabayaran medyo iba rin ang dating dun,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo noted : “Si Gierran, siyempre nag-iingat, ayaw niyang masabit,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, November 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “But there are many ways to augment the resources. I’m sure the government will know how to source funds in accordance with the Constitution,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Joma Sison ) : “Joma Sison is used to denying statements that he made in relation to tagging groups as allies of the communist movement. The military has denied that they started the alleged red tagging since it came from Joma Sison. As proof there was a video presented and I saw it. Now Joma is trying to deny that it existed,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Joma Sison ) : “Oh come on Joma. It would be easy for you to know what videos are spliced but the address that you made at that time flowed without pause. We will show the video in this program sometime in the future. The legal fronts that you cited were all the progressives. Sison’s speech in the video was also not the only time that he made such claim,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ask former communists, and NPA. They are living witnesses to the schemes of the CPP-NPA in their pursuit of efforts to bring down the government. Ask Nilo Tayag, the former chairman of the Kabataang Makabayan. Ask retired General Victor Corpus, who is an ex-rebel. Can you recall him who was a Philippine Military Academy graduate who joined the NPA? Ask Peter Mutok, who is a Pulitburo member, but has now gone back to the folds of society. They will tell you what is the truth about the movement,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, November 6, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about De Lima ) : “The colleagues of De Lima should focus on their duties on deliberating on the national budget and stop themselves from lawyering for De Lima. That’s not what the taxpayers pay them to do,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Let the court perform its duty. And let the rule of law prevail,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Bong Go ) : “May lumabas ng picture na ‘yung kanyang mask nakasabit sa kanyang tenga ibig sabihin tinanggal. Si Senador Bong Go wala rin (mask). Tapos karamihan meron pati ‘yung sumalubong, Ngayon ang criticism eh bakit ka nagtanggal ng face mask? Kala ko ba meron tayong mga safety protocols at ‘di pwede mag-violate bakit di mo ginawa? ‘Yan ang kritisismo. Tinatanong pa nga kung ‘yan ay intentional or hindi,” “Sasagutin natin knowing this President kung bakit niya tinanggal. Pag naka-mask ‘di kayo makikilala. Bakit tinanggal ni Presidente? Sinadya nya ‘yun kasi kung ‘di po nagtanggal ng maskara ‘yun di naman…si Presidente naman hindi naman six-footer na kitang-kita mo kahit naka maskara, alam mo na sya ‘yun. Ang height niya eh ordinaryo lang naman kapantay ng mga tao dun at pag dumarating ‘di mo talaga ma-recognize. So he had to remove it para makita nila ng mga tao na andun ang kanilang Presidente, ang kanilang iniidolo sa panahon ng krisis. Naku napakalaking bagay na makita nila,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Si Presidente palaging nagswa-swab. Siya eh hindi magbibigay ng virus sa mga pupuntahan niya kasi safe nga siya, palaging naka swab, palaging negative, inaalagaan siya ng PSG at ng kanyang first lady Honeylet. Kaya nung bumaba siya alam niya na ‘di siya makakahawa. Ang makakahawa sa kanya ‘yung mga tao na ‘di niya alam kung sino ang may sakit doon,” “And yet he intentionally did it, pinapakita niya eh kahit ako eh mahawaan ninyo basta makita ninyo ako tinutulungan ko kayo. Alam ninyo na andito ang ama ng bayan na ito. ‘Yan ang reason kaya kayong mga pumupuna use your common sense,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Carlos Dominguez ) : “As (Finance) Secretary Carlos Dominguez said, there is still P300 billion at LandBank that can be borrowed by LGU and governors,” “They should utilize that so that it can help them in their developments” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “So to the mayors and governors, I urge you to utilize these loans so that it can help you in your disaster responses,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Our economic managers are doing everything to see how things can be done,” External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leila de Lima ) : “The colleagues of de Lima should focus on their duties on deliberating on the national budget and stop themselves from lawyering for de Lima. That’s not what the taxpayers pay them to do,” External link

pna Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “as far as the President is concerned,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “From our point of view, however, the decision to terminate the VFA is a move in the right direction that should have been done a long time ago,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He is minding his own business,” “You went to him and asked for help, and he helped you out” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What does the President mean when he said do not involve him? What’s happening is that one would say it’s okay, the President said we don’t need to honor the agreement, and then the other is saying the opposite,” “The bottom line is, you are dragging the President, you are using him for your own benefit and that’s what the President despises,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is according to Congressman Lord… when he was asked to meet the President, Duterte said that ‘nadenggoy tayong dalawa!’ Can you imagine that, that kind of language from the President?” “It means that you duped them both, whoever that is. You all know who that is,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Of course, the President does not like what is happening,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If the athletes arrived earlier, then why not bring them to another hotel for the meantime? Why would you wait for the 2 p.m. check-in time and make them sleep just anywhere?” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about President Trump ) : "You must remember that the President has been consistently saying we have to stand on our own," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Benigno Aquino III ) : "Si Presidente Aquino may pinardon na Amerikano (sic) at alam mo yung crime niya? Drugs. Oh eto nga homicide lang eh," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 11, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Hayaan niyo na ’yan (Let it be). Let's move forward, move on," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, September 11, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The law does not require the filer to explain the increases in their income, if there are any. Any contrary argument is an undue expansion of the commands of the law pertaining to the transparency of a public official’s or employee’s property,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “Hindi totoo 'yung mga sinasabi ni VP Leni (What VP Leni is saying is not true). As usual, mali na naman 'yung facts niya (she got her facts wrong),” External link

pna Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “the call of a revolutionary government must come from the people and not from a single organization or an individual,” External link

inquirer Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “VP Robredo, if she is so minded to help in these critical times, should lead the opposition as well as the critics and detractors, to appeal to the nation and to persuade the citizenry to consciously and conscientiously observe the minimum health requirements of wearing face masks, face shields, frequent washing of the hands with soap and maintaining the two-meter social distancing, that we may succeed to contain the spread of the coronavirus,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It must be an overwhelming call, and there is no perceptible people clamor for such,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President’s record of not filing any libel case against any member of the media in more than 50 years speaks for itself. As we say in law, res ipsa loquitur. Undeniably, dissent against this administration’s policies is loud and uncurtailed. Statements of disagreement, objection or protest vis-a-vis the government are unceasing and widespread on all channels of media, including those in social media platforms reaching a global audience,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President’s record of not filing any libel case against any member of the media in more than 50 years speaks for itself. As we say in law, res ipsa loquitur. Undeniably, dissent against this administration’s policies is loud and uncurtailed. Statements of disagreement, objection or protest vis-a-vis the government are unceasing and widespread on all channels of media, including those in social media platforms reaching a global audience,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They’ve been misreading this Section 29... (Under Section 16 at 17) If a police officer or military person suspects someone to be involved in terrorism, what they will do is to ask permission to ATC to file an action with the Court of Appeals,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, August 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They’ve been misreading this Section 29... (Under Section 16 at 17) If a police officer or military person suspects someone to be involved in terrorism, what they will do is to ask permission to ATC to file an action with the Court of Appeals,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, August 14, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “How can you be asking for an investigation when you have already concluded that this country has violated certain human rights and has killed many people,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Whether it’s a form of bullying or not, it’s outrageous, it’s barbaric, it’s uncivilized and we’re condemning it,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The only reason why he showed the picture watching TV and reading the newspaper at the same time is to ease concerns that he is sick. He wanted to say, he’s OK. That’s the only reason,” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are deeply saddened for the demise of former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Sixto Serrano Brillantes Jr.,” External link

pna Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Such advocacy, coupled with its call to its faithful followers to prayer, effectively exerts religious influence or pressure on the Supreme Court to decide against a national law designed to combat the global crime of terrorism and to secure the safety of the Filipino people,” External link

pna Monday, August 10, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The only reason why he showed the picture watching TV and reading the newspaper at the same time is to ease concerns that he is sick. He wanted to say, he’s OK. That’s the only reason,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Philippines’ position is that every country has the right to use the waters in the South China Sea as well as the air space. And we want peace and quiet in that area,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As far as he is concerned, parts of the South China Sea are ours, [as stated by] the arbitral ruling,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “History teaches us how our leaders refuse to take positions against the contemporary beliefs of the Church on public policy due to the latter's clout in our country and citizenry,” External link

pna Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about William Hussey ) : “The President’s staunchest critics and vocal detractors are at it again lambasting the supposed withdrawal of the Philippines from the Rome Statute and necessarily from the jurisdiction of the [ICC],” “The Philippines cannot leave that which has never joined in the first place,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, July 20, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The CBCP only has to trust our judicial system given that adopting an opposite mindset only undermines the legal institutions,” “The CBCP likens us to 'the proverbial frog swimming in a pot of slowly boiling water.' For its education, we have been in a far worse situation for years due to the favorable treatment which people in power or of influence have been receiving from past governments. The present dispensation has taken us out of this environment through the President's political will in enforcing the law equally to all, bar none, including those [who] managed in the past to be immune therefrom or untouchable” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President will not entertain any initiative coming from the US government to salvage the VFA, neither will he accept any official invitation to visit the US,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Aside from the inequities brought about by the provisions found in the VFA, the decision of the President to cause the termination of the agreement is a consequence of a series of legislative and executive actions by the US government that bordered on assaulting our sovereignty and disrespecting our judicial system,” External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Both sides of the issues have been heard. We leave it to the collective wisdom of the committee apropos its denial of the renewal of franchise,” External link

pna Friday, July 10, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We respect decision of Congress. The Executive doesn’t intrude on the affairs of an equal branch," "Both sides of the issues have been heard. We leave it to the collective wisdom of the committee apropos its denial of the renewal of franchise," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Maria Ressa ) : ”Ms. Ressa should stop telling her fellow journalists that this is a case against all of them too when she and her reporter who wrote the offending article were the only ones sued and convicted for allegedly transgressing an individual's rights,” External link

pna Monday, June 15, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Maria Ressa ) : “Simply put, this a case between Ms. Ressa and Mr. Keng, whom the President does not know from Adam. It is a case of accountability upon those who abuse the freedom of the press,” External link

pna Monday, June 15, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Perfecto Yasay ) : “It is with sadness that I share in the grief of the family of former Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay, Jr., of the latter’s passing even as my family conveys its condolences and sympathies to his loved ones, relatives and friends,” External link

pna Saturday, June 13, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We reiterate that this legislation is intended solely against terrorists (and definitely not against citizens who peacefully dissent against and criticize the government’s policies, fears raised by certain sectors which are more imagined than real,” “We therefore ask them to study its provisions carefully and discuss the same with legal experts so they can understand fully the spirit of the bill,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, June 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “After a careful and thoughtful review of the Anti-Terrorism Bill, this representation has recommended the approval and the signing of the proposed legislative measure to the President,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, June 12, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “member-states have the primary responsibility in countering terrorist acts and violent extremism conducive to terrorism” External link

pna Friday, June 12, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They cannot be picking up one provision and express fear for some draconian measures that do not even exist except in their minds,” “I don’t think there is vagueness, that is their interpretation. I checked every provision of the law and it’s very strict” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I don’t think we will have a lack of legal knowledge in determining a preliminary probable cause… only in the sense you can go to the Court of Appeals to ask for judicial order,” “They are not exercising the determination of probable cause with respect to the arrest of the suspect” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He can go to the Supreme Court and file for a writ of habeas corpus questioning the legal basis under which he is being detained. He can file a petition for writ of amparo… he can file a petition for bail. Remedies are there,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Warrantless arrests are allowed by law and instances where the same may be effected are laid down in Rule 113 of the Rules of Court. The extended detention is necessary by reason of the potential grave risk that a suspected terrorist is freed immediately prior to his being judicially charged. He could immediately join his fellow terrorists and execute their terror attacks or alert them of the impending moves of the government forces to neutralize them,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We will always follow the rule of law. The Supreme Court has spoken," External link

deutschewelle-en Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “To date, no single COVID-19 test has been paid by PhilHealth, except those being performed by the Philippine Red Cross,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “And as more COVID-19 related medicines and medical supplies become more available, the price of testing is going to decline,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, May 22, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Puntahan naman nating yung nga kritisismo na nabasa natin sa mga pahayagan, like yung sa Manila Times. Lately napapansin natin ang Manila Times masyado yatang critical. Okay lang naman critical basta constructive (Let’s go the criticisms I read from different newspapers, like in The Manila Times. Lately, I noticed that The Manila Times has become very critical of the government. It’s okay to be critical as long as it is constructive),” “Its May 8 editorial said, ‘it is definitely the time to remind the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or the IATF that it exists wholly on sufferance of the Filipino people. This means that it abides only because of the patient endurance and toleration by the people of its rule-making. Ano bang nirereklamo nito (What’s their point here),” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Kita mo ito. Sino bang gumawa ng editorial?Sino nga ba ang publisher ng Manila Times. Si Mr. Ang? Medyo malabo naman yata itong, ano naman ang naging basis ng writer ng editorial na ito (You see. Who’s the writer of this editorial? Who is the publisher of The Manila Times? Mr. Ang? Your editorial is vague. What’s your basis for writing such an editorial piece),” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “At alam nyo meron pa tayong nabasa dito na binabanatan yung IATF. Para daw kumbaga yung IATF mali o kulang ang ginagawa. Naku Dios mio, Perdon. Naniniwala ba kayo? Inaabot kami ng sampung oras o labing-isang oras na tumatalakay ng lahat ng issues,” External link

manilatimes Friday, May 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “And as more Covid-19 related medicines and medical supplies become more available, the price of testing is going to decline,” External link

pna Friday, May 22, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "He is a very transparent President, he tells us what ails him if he feels unwell," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 8, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang problema ho eh ang sitwasyon ay walang prangkisa. So kung walang prangkisa, wala kang karapatan na mag -operate. So kung wala kang karapatang mag -operate, eh ano ang ipapatigil mong nilabag na iyong karapatan (The problem is, the situation now is there is no franchise. If there is no franchise, you have no right to operate. If you do not have the right to operate, your rights are not violated),” External link

pna Friday, May 8, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Now with respect to the closure, the President has nothing to do with the decision of the NTC. You must remember that repeatedly also, I have already explained that it is Congress which has the authority to grant or to renew the franchise of ABS-CBN,” “But also I had been saying all along that you are barking at the wrong tree because it is not the President because there is a law that will have to be followed And Congress hasn’t done anything about it that has been pending in that body for six years. So the President has nothing to do with it,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You know, for one I cannot read the mind of the President. For another, there is nothing to do whether he wants it or not. The authority to grant a franchise is with Congress not with the President,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is a law . The problem is we are not focusing on what the law said. The law says that if a franchise is expired then you have to get a franchise with Congress. And all ABS-CBN has to do is to ask Congress to do its job. It’s been there for six years and in fact, I think even two months before the closure, congressmen should have done something about it but it did not. So why the President? Why blame the President for the mistake, fault or omission of Congress?” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Commission ) : “You should also know the fact that this is a different kind of President where he does not interfere on the work of any of, not only of his departments in the Executive branch, but by Congress. You must remember that his appointees in the Cabinet when it was not approved by Congress, he did not complain. How many appointees which have not been approved by the Commission on Appointments? There are many,” “That is a common response because that is the truth, that is a fact. That is a reality. If you say that he is very powerful, how come the appointees of members of Cabinet which haven been appointed has not been approved by Congress and he did not do anything about it,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "Under his watch but not his fault. It was not his fault, it was not his vision. You cannot put the blame on him. ABS-CBN knew from the very start that its franchise would be expiring. It should've done its part in asking Congress to do its job. If it did and Congress has not done its task then why can you be blaming the President for that?" External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "the President approves law that is in accordance with the Constitution" "He vetoes provisions with respect to anything contrary to the Constitution. I don’t think there's any problem with the President if the franchise is correctly done," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “While we are well aware of the prevailing definition of the term invasion under international law, what this representation poses is a legal discourse on whether our Constitution should restrict itself to conventional understanding,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It is akin to a teacher espousing a theory in order that students of the law may be titillated, encouraged and pressed to exercise their legal aptitude in analyzing textbook precepts and applying the same to real-life circumstances,” “Indeed, it is only the Supreme Court which is constitutionally tasked to finally interpret our laws, and our obligation as lawyers is merely to raise our respective theories before it. And as there are as many opinions as there are lawyers, theories abound, and it behooves every legal mind to scrutinize it,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “It can mean the entry of a disease and transfer from one area to another. Remember, what do we have now? There is an actual invasion of the coronavirus disease which is pandemic. It threatens, in fact, the entire country and all of our countrymen” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “It can mean the entry of a disease and transfer from one area to another. Remember, what do we have now? There is an actual invasion of the coronavirus disease which is pandemic. It threatens, in fact, the entire country and all of our countrymen” External link

thestandard-ph Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is an actual invasion of the coronavirus disease which is pandemic. It threatens, in fact, the entire country,” “Lahat ng sitwasyon o kalakaran na maaaring parang rebellion at invasion at ito’y nagbibigay ng malubhang panganib , imminent danger sa taumbayan ay puwede kang gumamit ng isang extraordinary power under the Constitution (Any situation that might prompt rebellion or invasion that poses grave threat or imminent danger to the public allows the use of extraordinary power under Constitution)” External link

pna Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “My friendship with the late former senator dates back to my days in the University of the Philippines, which further deepened during the years of the Marcos Presidency when we were together in the parliament of the streets,” “While we were in the opposite ideological sides during the Aquino I years, such divide did not stain our personal friendship, which continued all these years till he succumbed to the coronavirus disease,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “His activism brought positive changes in public administration, most especially in the field of human rights. He was a passionate advocate of the environment,” “As we remember the meaningful contributions of Mr. Alvarez to our country, I pray for the eternal repose of his soul even as we pray for the recovery of his wife, Cecille Guidote-Alvarez, from the coronavirus disease. Farewell my friend,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “No rhyme or reason can ever be ascribed to such an affront to – and outrage upon – a person’s dignity,” “They are not only anti-democratic, but anti-human as well. Given that these felonies were consummated while the country is in a public health emergency where our people are on edge fighting the global pandemic, they could not have committed far worse crimes than what they did” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We pay tribute to their sacrifices, as well as to the honor they bring to our citizens in maintaining law and order in our land,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 20, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “During the IATF meeting, [the task force] reconsidered the policy on the travel ban on health workers. Those with existing perfected employment contracts will be able to leave,” External link

nationmultimedia Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "The President is fit and healthy. He has told us his diseases," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Harry Roque ) : “Yup (sic) Harry Roque will be back to his previous post. I’m still the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, April 13, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “the present crisis calls for a new tack on messaging,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It is hornbook doctrine that a petition before a court of law cannot be anchored on mere conjectures or surmises,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is no evidence submitted before the high court that the President is suffering from a serious illness,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He may instead want to use his time by brushing up his law,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo indicated : “This is the most fitting time that we embrace and practice the teaching of the Redeemer, that even the non-Christians and the agnostics can relate to. For it is only in loving one another can we protect each other from this scourge of a disease,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : “the present crisis calls for a new tack on messaging” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : “Yup Harry Roque will be back with his previous post. I’m still the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, April 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : "Harry Roque will be back to his previous post," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, April 13, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : “Yup, Harry Roque will be back to his previous post. I’m still the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such,” External link

pna Monday, April 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Harry Roque ) : “The Office of the President welcomes Secretary Roque back to the Cabinet and wishes him all the best as he assumes the role of the Chief Executive's spokesman, a post he has already held in the past,” External link

pna Monday, April 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "I will be performing the same role as the President’s chief lawyer and issuing statements as such," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "the present crisis requires a new tack in messaging" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo indicated : “This is the most fitting time that we embrace and practice the teaching of the Redeemer, that even the non-Christians and the agnostics can relate to. For it is only in loving one another can we protect each other from this scourge of a disease,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We are precisely interested in knowing the number of deaths so that we will know the status of our fight against the coronavirus, so we can undertake measures to improve our health system. Obviously it’s a false news,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As we struggle to overcome the worst calamity we face as a nation, let us still thank the Almighty for sparing the rest of humanity who will, like the Phoenix, be reborn from ashes and build a new order of love and peace among mankind, coming from what it seems to be a spiritual cleansing that we are all undergoing,” External link

pna Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “She is is not listening to the message of the President. She should read the transcript of his televised message. PRRD didn’t say we have exhausted our funds; he said the funds are not infinite,” “If she can not help in the government’s efforts to fight COVID-19 she should at least lock down her mouth,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “The detained Senator De Lima is blabbering from ignorance. She is not listening to the message of the. President. She should read the transcript of his televised message. PRRD (President Duterte) didn’t say. we have exhausted our funds, he said the funds are not infinite,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) didn’t say we have exhausted our funds, he said the funds are not infinite,” External link

pna Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leonor Briones ) : “We are sad to hear that Secretary Leonor Briones is Covid-19 positive. We are praying that she gets healed from this dreadful disease,” External link

pna Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Tumatanggap siya ng halos 1,000 mensahe (He receives almost 1,000 messages related to Covid-19),” External link

pna Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang sinabi ni Presidente kahapon, hindi siya inclined magbigay ng permit (What the President said yesterday is that he’s not inclined to give a permit),” External link

pna Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Lifting it could be premature as it might wipe out the gains we have so far achieved in containing the virus,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He is evaluating the best option to take that will effectively ensure the success of our war against this wily and faceless global enemy. He will make this decision in due time,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "President Duterte remains fit and healthy. No need for a 2nd COVID test," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, April 6, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Lifting it could be premature as it might wipe out the gains we have so far achieved in containing the virus,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, April 6, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He is evaluating the best option to take that will effectively [e]nsure the success of our war against this wily and faceless global enemy. He will make this decision in due time,” External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, April 6, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "many of the members of Duterte's cabinet have also pledged to cut 75 percent of their monthly salaries from the month of April to December of this year" External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Others have volunteered a salary deduction for the whole duration of the state of public health emergency in solidarity with our countrymen and to help in the government efforts to halt the spread of the coronavirus," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is likewise donating his one-month salary for the cause,” External link

pna Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Assistant secretaries of the Offices of the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson will continue providing financial and relief assistance from their salaries to groups who are at the front line of this health crisis in the succeeding months,” External link

pna Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President is all ears and eyes on this unfolding reality and expert opinions. He is evaluating the best option to take that will effectively insure the success of our war against this wily and faceless global enemy. He will make his decision in due time," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, April 5, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Threatening violators and enemies of the state with deathly violence is not a crime. The law allows the use of lethal violence when the person’s life using it hangs on balance," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 3, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "By so doing, the President is protecting the lives and human rights of those people placed in imminent danger thereof," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, April 3, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The law allows the use of lethal violence when the person’s life using it hangs on the balance. That is a universal law anchored on the principle of self-preservation,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo cited : “biased minds of these incorrigible objectors,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The law allows the use of lethal violence when the person’s life using it hangs on the balance. That is a universal law anchored on the principle of self-preservation,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is tasked by the Constitution to enforce it and the laws of the land. Transgressors will suffer the consequences of their violations as imposed by law,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President by exercising what the Constitution requires him to do is precisely putting an end to a contemplated and threatened violence by those who disturb the status quo that will certainly result in the destruction of lives and properties. By so doing, the President is protecting the lives and human rights of those people placed in imminent danger thereof,” External link

pna Friday, April 3, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte issued Administrative Order No. 27 for the orderly and swift distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE), medical supplies, and equipment to hospitals, other beneficiary facilities, groups, and establishments,” External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Let us all unite, not only in action and prayers in defeating this faceless enemy, but also in nipping in the bud any false news or bogus narrative from spreading,” External link

pna Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We wish to inform the public that such information is absolutely false. The President is fit and healthy and is currently doing his presidential duties at his official residence at the Bahay Pagbabago," "We caution our people to be wary of purveyors of false news and information," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Where was she all this time when PRRD decisively acted on the national grave threat we face by undertaking aggressive measures to curb the spread of Covid-19? Was she perhaps hard on hearing when she was watching the televised message of the President as commented by one of her colleagues in the Senate? How could she have missed the program articulated by the Chief Executive?,” “When the President signed Republic Act No. 11469 and the the Inter Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) was making a report to our people almost daily through its press briefings on how it was implementing the law, did she fail to catch any of these briefings on television and radio as well as read them in the newspapers?,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The televised message of the President highlights the unimpeded supply of food and agricultural products as well the enforcement of the law against hoarders and profiteers. The President forcefully stresses the immediate suspension, arrest and the prosecution of errant local officials who will politicize the distribution of food packages and abscond the amelioration fund assistance to be given to their constituents,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Where was she all this time when PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) decisively acted on the national grave threat we face by undertaking aggressive measures to curb the spread of COVID-19? Was she perhaps hard on hearing when she was watching the televised message of the President as commented by one of her colleagues in the Senate? How could she have missed the program articulated by the Chief Executive?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo noted : "When the President signed Republic Act No. 11469 and the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) was making a report to our people almost daily through its press briefings on how it was implementing the law, did she fail to catch any of these briefings on television and radio as well as read them in the newspapers?" External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We strongly condemn in the strongest terms the NPA attack on our soldiers while the latter were doing community work in Barangay Puray, Rodriguez, Rizal in the face of a declaration of ceasefire on both sides and in the midst of an emergency health crisis,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This armed attack by the NPA against our soldiers exposes the insincerity of the former in declaring a ceasefire as well as their blatant disregard of the welfare of the Filipino people they claim to fight for as their armed assault against the soldiers who were doing community work in connection with the government’s battle against COVID-19 have placed the civilians in imminent danger and disrupted the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in that area,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Let this be a warning to the enemies of the state that the constituted authorities are equipped and ready to repel any and all transgressions of law and crush any armed attack against our soldiers and civilians with ferocity and might,” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "As the manufacture and supply of testing kits become available, plus the establishment of additional COVID-19 testing centers, there are more people being tested now than before, necessarily the hitherto unknown cases of COVID-19 have surfaced hence the galloping increase in number," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 29, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “With unrestricted movement of the population, with each individual being a potential carrier, the coronavirus would have an untrammeled leap-frogging from one person to another,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Bayanihan (teamwork) spirit has caught fire and everyone is chipping in a united front against this unseen deadly enemy,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In that way we prevent the virus from spreading and therefore protecting ourselves, our family members, our neighbors, our friends, and our country in the process,” External link

pna Sunday, March 29, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) will self-quarantine himself on his birthday tomorrow following the advice of the PSG as well as doctors for his protection following his exposure to some officials who themselves have been exposed to a confirmed Covid-19 victim," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, March 27, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are in state of war against an unseen enemy, and we need men and women trained in the art of warfare,” External link

voanews Friday, March 27, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He will continue with his work while on quarantine,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 27, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “His only birthday wish is for our countrymen to stay home and the total eradication of the coronavirus,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 27, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Long life! We pray that the Almighty continue to give you enough good health and divine guidance as you safely navigate our people through the rampaging waves of this treacherous ocean of a dreadful disease. God bless,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Consistent with his daredevil character and deep filial ties, the President will most likely opt to either being ensconced safely and quietly with his loved ones in his comfort zone or continue with his manning the ramparts against the enemy. Given his dexterity, it is unsurprising if he would probably do both with ease,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We take therefore this occasion to thank God for giving life to this maverick of a President, and for lending us his time and his indefatigable spirit to serve and protect the people with his unorthodox ways and selfless brand of public service that puts to risk his life, honor, and the presidency,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) will self-quarantine himself on his birthday tomorrow following the advice of the PSG as well as doctors for his protection following his exposure to some officials who themselves have been exposed to a confirmed Covid-19 victim,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Contrary to the expectations of the general public what was declared was an enhanced community quarantine or a partial lockdown with the aforesaid establishments remaining open and delivery of food supplies and agricultural products unimpeded,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That loose talk created widespread fear and triggered panic buying, but it never happened,” “This time they are creating panic and apprehension by making the populace believe that there will be a total lockdown in the entire country in the next two weeks with all the aforementioned establishments closed and deliveries of food items and agricultural products totally not allowed,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They (Galvez, Lorenzana, and Año) are not embroiled in bureaucratic rigmaroles. They abhor useless debates. They are silent workers, not voracious talkers. They act without fanfare. They get things done,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They will spare no one nor exempt anyone, whether in the private sector or in the government, in applying the law, as well as the restrictions imposed by the Constitution in times of national emergency,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They will pursue efficiently and swiftly the emergency measures to end the spread of the deadly virus pursuant to the special powers granted to the President by Congress,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status,” External link

pna Friday, March 27, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status. They are not meant to discomfort or burden anyone. There are no exemptions for any person on these health protocols. Those holding high positions in the government are enjoined to set an example to their constituents by strictly observing them,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status,” External link

pna Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The equal protection clause of the Constitution imposes equal treatment to all. Any transgressor therefore must be dealt with in accordance with law,” External link

pna Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There are no exemptions for any person on these health protocols. Those holding high positions in the government are enjoined to set an example to their constituents by strictly observing them,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The protocols set by the government for persons under investigation or monitoring must be strictly and absolutely observed by all people falling under the said categories, regardless of their socio-political status,” “They are not meant to discomfort or burden anyone. They have been established to ensure that public health and safety are secured at all times,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Let us set aside our differences and work in solidarity to overcome this pandemic. We only have one common enemy and that is Covid-19" External link

pna Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “It is about time they join the collective efforts of the nation to fight the spread of the coronavirus,” External link

bulatlat Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "The Filipino people are assured that the powers granted to the president shall be enforced strictly in accordance with the constitution. The grant of powers is for a limited period and subject to the restrictions contained therein," External link

ecns Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "The Filipino people are assured that the powers granted to the president shall be enforced strictly in accordance with the constitution. The grant of powers is for a limited period and subject to the restrictions contained therein," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Congress has responded to the call of the times” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : ”There is an urgent need to implement measures that will help address the health scare brought about by the spread of Covid-19 in our land,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Once again, we urge our countrymen to be wary of rumors and false news designed to create panic and confusion propagated by the enemies of peace and order,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo saying : “it is about time they join the collective efforts of the nation to fight the spread of the coronavirus” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Three of our doctors have died and a number of them are in critical condition due to the coronavirus," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 23, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "We must all take care of ourselves because in doing so we take care of others," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 23, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Absolutely not true. Stop believing false news and information,” External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is where the spread of the virus go exponentially. It means you infect one individual and latter infects all the people he meets or come in contact with. The infected ones infect others, and the others transmit the virus to more people who instantly become corona virus carriers,” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Our national survival is at stake. The protocols and guidelines established by the government are simple enough. All we need to do is to observe them. Self-discipline is the key to the success of the lockdown,” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “To be sure, there will be inconvenience and discomfort as we go about our daily lives in these trying times and under this restricted environ” “However, we are all called upon to sacrifice and to practice self-denial of pleasures and amenities to save ourselves and others, and ultimately this nation” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As we respond to the trumpeting call for unity among all Filipinos, regardless of political and religious beliefs, let us in unison pray to the omnipotent God of all nations, of whatever name it is known, for guidance and protection. Let us pray that It’s glorious divine rays shield us from this scourge of a disease that has engulfed the entire world,” External link

pna Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "These selfless and dedicated countrymen of ours who man the ramparts against this scourge of an unseen invader that threatens the very survival of our nation are the new heroes of this generation. To them goes our prayers to shield them from the dreaded disease and our eternal gratitude for their selfless and heroic deeds," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : ”To them goes our prayers to shield them from the dreaded disease and our eternal gratitude for their selfless and heroic deeds,” External link

pna Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “These selfless and dedicated countrymen of ours who man the ramparts against this scourge of an unseen invader that threatens the very survival of our nation are the new heroes of this generation,” External link

pna Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President similarly relays its thanks to our local scientists and researchers for their intellect, creativity, and efforts in developing test kits,” External link

pna Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Kasi seryosong-seryoso si Presidente, kailangang sirain na natin ang virus na ito (The President is really serious, we need to destroy this virus)," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President said you have to follow the guidelines. You cannot go beyond the guidelines. It is not the time to do things your way,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, March 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is a proliferation of false narratives about the supposed increase in the number of crimes amid the implementation of [the] month-long enhanced community quarantine in Luzon,” “We denounce the proliferation of such false narratives. We ask the citizenry to be discerning on what they read on social media and not to readily believe them” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 20, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison is again engaged in ranting nonsense that only highlights his perverted vision of reality as well as his insensitivity to the present grave peril that the Filipino people he professed to fight for face,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 20, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Kasi seryosong-seryoso si Presidente, kailangang sirain na natin ang virus na ito (The President is really serious, we need to destroy this virus)," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 20, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President would like to thank the contributions of several businesses in our fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The model of McDonald's Philippines' unselfish act is worth emulating for aside from continuing paying the salaries of its employees who are not able to report for work, it also provides a premium pay and special benefits to those who can,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Commission ) : “The Office of the President welcomes the timely issuance by its Department of Budget and Management and the Commission on Audit, an independent constitutional body, of Joint Circular No. 1, (signed in) 2020,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison is again engaged in a ranting nonsense that only highlights his perverted vision of reality as well as his insensitivity to the present grave peril that the Filipino people he professed to fight for face,” External link

manilatimes Friday, March 20, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Jose Maria Sison ) : “Mr. Sison, in these times of national health emergency and calamity, would rather have a hostile environment where Filipinos argue with, if not kill, each other,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 20, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Jose Maria Sison ) : “Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairperson Jose Ma. Sison is again engaged in ranting nonsense that only highlights his perverted vision of reality as well as his insensitivity to the present grave peril that the Filipino people he professed to fight for face,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We denounce the proliferation of such false narratives. We ask the citizenry to be discerning on what they read on social media and not to readily believe them,” External link

pna Friday, March 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President has directed the Department of National Defense and the Department of the Interior and Local Government, together with the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police to cease and desist from carrying out offensive military and police operations during the ceasefire period,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 20, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Sabi ni Presidente, you have to follow the guidelines. You cannot go beyond the guidelines. Hindi puwedeng magkakaniya-kaniya tayo. Otherwise, 'yung mga who'll go against the guidelines will have to face administrative charges and criminal charges," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 20, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : “Com o cessar-fogo, o Governo das Filipinas pretende que a rápida assistência de cuidados de saúde pública não seja prejudicada” External link

jornaldeangola Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Given that the Palace considers this current situation as a time for solidarity, it also appreciates most of these companies for stepping up to the challenge through their significant donations to various entities which are at the front of this battle,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There are also those companies which would do their share in alleviating and responding to the needs of the daily wage earners and regular employees but would not want to identify themselves and will do it discreetly. To them our commendation,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Palace is aware that there are more companies and persons offering their resources and services to help contain the spread of Covid-19 and they too deserve kudos for such selfless acts,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As for our countrymen who remain at home and faithfully follow the protocols set by the government, your patience and obedience are equally appreciated as the same are the keys to the successful containment and eradication of Covid-19 in the Philippines,” External link

pna Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Through this cease-fire, the Philippine government aspires that the swift provision of public health assistance goes unimpeded with the movement of health workers and medical supplies to communities," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : "Com o cessar-fogo, o Governo das Filipinas pretende que a rápida assistência de cuidados de saúde pública não seja prejudicada" External link

portalangop Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "In view of the imposition of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, Duterte has decided to declare a unilateral ceasefire against the Communist Party of the Philippines (and its armed wing), the New People's Army (NPA) rebels, effective midnight Thursday to midnight of April 15," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Both of these departments shall issue the corresponding orders to implement the declaration of the unilateral ceasefire, including the suspension of offensive military and police operations," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Through this ceasefire, the Philippine government aspires that the swift provision of public health assistance goes unimpeded with the movement of health workers and medical supplies to communities, well as of people in need of immediate medical attention," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Marami kasi akong nabasa how to destroy or contain, to kill the virus. You know, even without me knowing it -- ako kasi mahilig sa saging ‘no, tapos may nakita ako sa internet iyong saging pala magandang panlaban daw, eh ako kain nang kain araw-araw ng saging,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We reiterate our appeal to our countrymen that self-discipline and self-help plus selfless community cooperation are the keys to the success of the enhanced community quarantine in these trying and perilous times,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Everyone is called upon to rise to the challenges of this dangerous and extremely difficult phase of our history as a nation,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We reiterate our appeal to our countrymen that self-discipline and self-help plus selfless community cooperation are the keys to the success of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in these trying and perilous times,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Eduardo Ano ) : “Secretary Año recommended the total lockdown because this is a matter of national survival. We have to be resigned to that fact. This is a matter of life and death. The only way to stop this is for us to help ourselves,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We already have an enhanced community quarantine which we started two days ago [over Manila], we are just expanding it to the entire Luzon," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 16, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are the soldiers, but we are also the enemy,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 16, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 16, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves,” External link

arabnews Monday, March 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy,” External link

arabnews Monday, March 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies,” External link

arabnews Monday, March 16, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is a matter of national survival,” “This is a matter of life and death” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 16, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "It means we will have to stay at home. Work will be suspended. When you say there is quarantine in your homes, it means you don't need to travel. You don't need transportation for that except only for medical and humanitarian reasons," External link

pna Monday, March 16, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Local government units can impose curfew within their territories if an ordinance is passed imposing it,” External link

JakartaPost Monday, March 16, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Kumbaga, sinusubukan tayo ng tadhana, we have to rise to the challenge of the times,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, March 16, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, March 16, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Monday, March 16, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s ultimate goal is to save ourselves from ourselves,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are the soldiers but we are also the enemy,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will not allow a rush to getting food and supplies,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It means that we’ll have to stay at home because work will be suspended. There will be suspension of work,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "food and essential needs will be delivered in homes care of the respective local government units" "The respective LGUs will have to create a system where food and essential needs will be delivered to the homes of the communities," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is a matter of national survival. We have to be resigned to that fact. This is a matter of life and death. The only way to stop this is for us to help ourselves,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "It's a matter of life and death," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 16, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This is a matter of national survival. We have to be resigned to that fact. This is a matter of life and death. The only way to stop this is for us to help ourselves,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Basta ang mahalaga, si Presidente worried na worried siya sa nangyayari kaya ginagawa niya lahat para patayin ang virus na ito, para itigil ito,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 16, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo explained : "Unang una, tayo naman ay tumanggap na ng suweldo, kumbaga mayroon tayong pambili pa the next 15 days. At kung wala naman, tayo naman ay may extended families, na tutulong sa atin. May mga mababait na kapitbahay, at ang gobyerno, naka-ready rin," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Kumbaga, 'wag tayong mag-alala doon. Ang importante, ang buhay natin. If we are all dead, there is nothing to speak about financial losses and economy. Wala 'yun. Ang importante talaga, buhay natin eh," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Local government units can impose curfew within their territories if an ordinance is passed imposing it,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They shall, however, present proof of the legitimacy of their work or business at border checkpoints, so our enforcement personnel can validate the necessity of their entry to or exit from the [National Capital Region],” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, March 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The point of the directives issued by the Office of the President is to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, and in the ultimate, totally eliminate the same from our country. Hence, the Palace asks for the honesty and cooperation of our countrymen as it is now the health and safety of our populace which are at stake,” External link

elevenmyanmar Sunday, March 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Local government units can impose curfew within their territories if an ordinance is passed imposing it,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President has yet to consider it,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “This means that there is no stopping the Chief Executive from performing his primary constitutional duty of serving and protecting the people, especially at this perilous time when our country is faced with a deathly disease that threatens the very lives of our countrymen,” External link

thestandard-ph Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The point of the directives issued by the Office of the President is to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, and in the ultimate, totally eliminate the same from our country,” “Hence, the Palace asks for the honesty and cooperation of our countrymen as it is now the health and safety of our populace which are at stake” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As a result, entry into or exit from the (Metro Manila) by workers, including legitimate media practitioners, are permitted only if their travel is essential, and not simply for leisure or otherwise, such as that the purpose thereof is to report for work or conduct essential business in the place of their destination,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “may speak about specific concerns only in connection with their mandate,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Metro Manila Mayors’ recommendation to impose a curfew in Metro Manila is subject to the approval of the President. The President has yet to consider it,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The Palace reiterates that all measures imposed are subject to the regular review by the President and the IATF in order to ensure that the virus would be contained and ultimately eliminated without extremely overwhelming the citizens in going about their daily lives," External link

manilametro Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The Palace reiterates that all measures imposed are subject to the regular review by the President and the IATF in order to ensure that the virus would be contained and ultimately eliminated without extremely overwhelming the citizens in going about their daily lives," External link

irishsun Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Contained in the Memorandum are emergency but temporary directives and guidelines which are primarily intended to address the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Provided that all persons leaving the contained community must be checked for signs and symptoms (e.g., fever, respiratory symptoms, diarrhea) at exit checkpoints where (1) appropriate certification will be issued by the competent health authority (DOH or Provincial/City/Municipal Health Officer), (2) health authority endorses exiting person to recipient LGU, (3) exiting persons to undertake 14-day home based quarantine, and (4) LGUs are required to monitor implementation of home-based quarantine,” “However, if circumstances so warrant, the DoH and the DILG may direct an LGU to impose enhanced community quarantine, which is defined as a condition where strict home quarantine shall be implemented in all households, transportation shall be suspended, provision for food and essential health services shall be regulated, and the presence of uniformed personnel to enforce quarantine procedures shall be heightened,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Coast Guard ) : “All members of the Philippine National Police, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Coast Guard, and health and emergency frontline services are directed to continue full operation,” “The Legislative and Judicial Branches, as well as the independent constitutional bodies are encouraged to adopt the same policy,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Palace reiterates that all measures imposed are subject to the regular review by the President and the IATF in order to ensure that the virus would be contained and ultimately eliminated without extremely overwhelming the citizens in going about their daily lives,” “As always, the President is hard at work in the service of the Filipino people to preserve the general welfare and protect public health,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “LGUs shall abide by the directives of the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the imposition of general community quarantine in their respective jurisdictions,” External link

pna Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “They are undertaking this pre-emptive step as per advice of health officials given that they have regularly engaged with Cabinet officials, some of whom have opted to undergo self-quarantine as they were exposed to those infected with COVID-19,” External link

peopledaily Saturday, March 14, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "Yes, he announced it last night that his wife wanted him to fly back (to Davao) but he said 'no, the face of the country is Manila and the President had to be here so I’ll be here,'" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President had to undertake stringent measures because he’s expecting a spike, he wants to see how effective these measures would be," "All we have to do really si observe protocols, personal hygiene, keep washing your hands distance yourself from the person near you. That's a very simple task to do" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President hereby gives warning to those hoarding vital commodities, which create a hike in the prices, as well as selling them beyond their regular prices, that their actions will be dealt with accordingly in pursuance of public safety and order,” “Those who unscrupulously take advantage of the health crisis will also be arrested and dealt with in accordance with law” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, March 13, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They (Duterte and Go) are undertaking this preemptive step as per the advice of health officials given that they have regularly engaged with Cabinet officials, some of whom have opted to undergo self-quarantine as they were exposed to those infected with COVID-19,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President hereby gives warning to those hoarding vital commodities, which create a hike in the prices, as well as selling them beyond their regular prices, that their actions will be dealt with accordingly in pursuance of public safety and order,” “Those who unscrupulously take advantage of the health crisis will also be arrested and dealt with in accordance with law” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 13, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "While a total and absolute lockdown is considered by some as a valid preventive measure, current circumstances do not warrant such an extreme course of action," External link

manilametro Friday, March 13, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They are undertaking this pre-emptive step as per advice of health officials given that they have regularly engaged with Cabinet officials, some of whom have opted to undergo self-quarantine as they were exposed to those infected with COVID-19,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We ask media outlets to refrain from exaggerating or amplifying reports that may only affect the mindset of the public and instead help in disseminating helpful tips on how to prevent the spread of the virus,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President hereby gives warning to those hoarding vital commodities, which create a hike in the prices, as well as selling them beyond their regular prices, that their actions will be dealt with accordingly in pursuance of public safety and order,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The resort to hate messages or posts in social media channels and other platforms will do more harm than good, especially during this time which should be seen as an opportunity for the Filipinos to unite in the face of the health threat,” External link

pna Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In light of the recent developments and after careful review of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will not proceed to Boracay Island on Thursday, March 12, as earlier scheduled,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In light of the recent developments and after careful review of the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will not proceed to Boracay Island on Thursday, March 12, as earlier scheduled. The visit of the President to the said island is moved to a later date,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “No, I don’t think he will go around. After the event, there is another event in the evening with Tourism Secretary Berna Puyat,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Even if you limit him, he doesn’t want to be limited,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Aside from the inequities brought about by the provisions found in the VFA, the decision of the President to cause the termination of the agreement is a consequence of a series of legislative and executive actions by the US government that bordered on assaulting our sovereignty and disrespecting our judicial system,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Tourism industry all over the world will be infected so we have to brace ourselves for that. Whether we like it or not, there will be business losses and we should brace ourselves for that,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The prudent thing to do is to reset whatever travels you have in mind, if it’s not that important. It’s a matter of life and death,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I don’t know how he consults. But the President, when he makes a decision, it’s a decisive one and he has basis to support his decision” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “How much? As much as needed, I suppose. If they’re just there, we can use it. Incidentally, I heard Congressman Salceda saying that it’s not even 17 billion — it’s 22 billion pesos. Because he is the Chairman of the Committee on Finance, I think,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That depends. That’s the call of the President. Always the call of the President,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 9, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "He always follows the advice of the PSG. That is for his own health," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Apparently, he has enough basis to say not to stop or suspend, apart from PAGCOR's recommendation or report," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "All these issues on illegal practices are addressed by the agencies involved...They should function very well so they can stop whatever illegal practices or corruption that are present," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "He always follows the advice of the PSG. That is for his own health," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Go beyond the language, look at the meat and the essence and the substance of what he is saying just like the President," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Apparently, he has enough basis to say not to stop or suspend, apart from PAGCOR's recommendation or report," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "All these issues on illegal practices are addressed by the agencies involved...They should function very well so they can stop whatever illegal practices or corruption that are present," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Francisco Duque ) : "May we request and urge all media outlets to kindly publish all the statements made by Secretary Duque and all the bulletins issued by it (Department of Health) so that our countrymen will know how to react on the present crisis," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 9, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Isn’t it that we are ready for whatever eventuality. For funding, P2 billion is being asked as supplemental fund,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Secretary Duque did not say anything about that,” “Even then, for as long Secretary Duque hasn’t said anything, don’t believe it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It will stay, he will not suspend it, nor will he stop it,” “What he told me was, the PAGCOR chief has a very good report,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “I disagree; then he does not know this President. The President is never soft on anything related to the national interest. He’s a very decisive President,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo indicated : “If one particular agency or office or any department or branch of government has knowledge of any report on any anomaly or any violation of law, then it is the duty of everyone in this government to share information,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He will not suspend it, nor he will stop it,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “We need the funds coming from them. We have lots of projects that need the funding. For instance for the salary of nurses, teachers, there are a lot. Then we have problems on the coronavirus. We can get money from there,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “I disagree. He does not know this President. The President is never soft on anything that relates to the national interest. He’s a very decisive President,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We have to validate that first. We cannot be making statements relative to anything that is based on speculation and unverified report. We do not want to be irresponsible in issuing a statement,” “I’m sure the Armed Forces of the Philippines is already validating that given that it is being reported by no less than a senator of the Republic” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are always alarmed with respect to national interest issue,” “Of course, that goes without saying. All we can say is we in the government are always concerned in any issue affecting the national interest and national security” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Basta may utang sa gobyerno, singilin natin kahit na sinong may utang. Malaking tao o hindi malaking tao. Malapit o hindi (As long as there are debts, the government will run after them. Whether they are powerful people or not, whether they are close to the President or not),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Wala namang masama sa pagdalo sa hearing (There’s nothing wrong with attending a hearing),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "There is no need for alarm and worry because from the very start, we are ready," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Sec. Teddy Boy Locsin (was) voting for a person or representative (who is) competent and should be given the job. (It has) nothing to do with whatever nationality,” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “Ang pakikialaman ni Presidente, ‘yung mga importanteng bagay. ‘Yung mga ganoong ordinaryong trabaho ng isang Cabinet member, he does not have to know (The President is only concerned about important things. But he does not have to know about the ordinary task of a Cabinet member),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President does not have to know about anything that Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin does” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Ganoon pa rin (His position remains the same). He will not suspend it nor will stop it. Ang sabi niya sa akin kahapon, maganda ‘yung report ni Pagcor. Maganda daw ‘yung report sa kanya. So okay (He told me yesterday that he received a good report from Pagcor. He said the report was good. So he’s okay with POGO operations),” External link

pna Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Department of Health has been in close coordination with their counterparts on these foreigners who reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, and two out of the three of them may have possibly contracted the infection in another country. Information on the third foreign national is still being verified by DoH officials,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Accordingly, we also ask the public to be scrupulous in reading informative materials and not to share unverified and unofficial information that may only cause undue panic among the population,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “All Filipinos are assured that the survey finding would not cause the Duterte Administration to be complacent but instead serve as an inspiration for us to take another extra mile in rendering genuine service for our people and be a source of courage for our dedicated public servants in fighting the challenges that our country is facing today,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is unmindful of the destructive narratives thrown to him by the incorrigible fault-finders and detractors who have been constantly repudiated by the overwhelming majority of the Filipinos as shown by surveys after surveys since the inception of his presidency,” External link

tribuneonline Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We similarly call upon the cooperation of the Filipino people during this health crisis to exercise utmost prudence and exercise judiciousness as we expect all responsible agencies to continue exhausting all possible measures within their mandate to secure the general welfare of the citizenry,” External link

pna Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “At the very outset of the surge of news reports concerning Covid-19, the President has categorically mandated relevant instrumentalities of the government to be absolutely transparent to the Filipino people as regards this health issue, aware that we have the right to be informed of the conditions surrounding us,” “Local transmission, if and when it happens in the country, would thus be unequivocally reported to the people,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Accordingly, we also ask the public to be scrupulous in reading informative materials and not to share unverified and unofficial information that may only cause undue panic among the population,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “If the franchise expires, then there is nothing to give provisional authority for an extension. If they do that, that might be most likely subject to constitutional question before the Supreme Court,” External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Accordingly, we also ask the public to be scrupulous in reading informative materials and not to share unverified and unofficial information that may only cause undue panic among the population,” External link

pna Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : ”The Department of Health (DOH) has been in close coordination with their counterparts on these foreigners who reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, and two out of the three of them may have possibly contracted the infection in another country. Information on the third foreign national is still being verified by DOH officials,” External link

pna Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Cusi tackled the preparations of the government anent the power sector for short-term and long-term outlook, as well as the corrective policy issuances being undertaken by the Energy Department,” “Secretary Cusi likewise sought the approval of the issuance of a proposed executive order for the inclusion of nuclear power in the country’s energy mix as the Philippines is expected to have a rapid growth in electricity demand, in which a 24/7 power is essential and necessary,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There is no need for alarm and worry because from the very start we are ready,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think they can do it and they say they can do it,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All Filipinos are assured that the survey finding would not cause the administration to be complacent, but instead serve as an inspiration for us to take another extra mile in rendering genuine service for our people,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, March 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Oh, he said so, did he not? He did mention that, right? He never said that he won’t (visit),” “But there is no confirmation on it yet. Thus far it is only Secretar Puyat who said so although I seem to remember the President mentioned something about going to Boracay” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think so, yes. He is a magnet eh. He is always a magnet. His presence attracts people to attend an event,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “He is very transparent. He is very decisive. He has only one thought in mind: provide a comfortable life for every citizen of this country and create an atmosphere of peace and progress in this country, regardless of the criticisms,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “If the good senator has information on that, I think they should provide us with intelligence reports so that we can pursue their line of belief on that matter,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think they will do what they are supposed to do without prodding from the President,” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You can be correct all the time, (but) mistakes happen. Maybe this is one of them” External link

pna Friday, March 6, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Ang Amerika napaka-galing sa containment eh (America is very good in containment). I think the protocols of the US are topnotch," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “As in the past surveys, the present one is a clear indication that a great majority of Filipinos believes that this transparent and responsive government, under the stewardship of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, is performing an exceptional job, particularly in the following areas of interest: helping the poor (+64); fighting terrorism (+61); developing a healthy economy (+53); reconciling with Muslim rebels (+51); and protecting the rights of the press (+50),” External link

tribuneonline Friday, March 6, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Francisco Duque ) : “The DOH is ready. It said that all protocols have been established and all they have to do is implement them. Definitely, (the DOH is) honest. Si Secretary Duque pa (There’s no doubt about it because its head is Secretary Duque),” External link

pna Friday, March 6, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "You can be correct all the time, mistakes happen. Maybe this is one of them," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "She's a good journalist as far as I'm concerned, except that she cannot go over her biases," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "There is no need for alarm and worry because from the very start we are ready," "All protocols are established and all [the Department of Health has to do is] to implement them" External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Even the World Health Organization had credited this country for the containment measures that we have provided...The government is doing its best," "We should all be transparent because it affects all of us," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are prosecuting it. We are prosecuting all those committing illegal acts whether Chinese, Americans, foreigners. There are no sacred cows for the President,” “Nobody is enjoying any blanket protection from this government. Regardless of who they are, even if they are Filipinos,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We will wait for their legislative work,” “I cannot say whether it’s good for the country or not. The legislators are tasked to legislate rules that are good for the country. If they feel that it’s for the welfare of the country, we will evaluate if it’s true or not. But we will wait for them,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I don’t know whether he is open to outlaw, what I’m saying is he is against all corrupt practices and illegal acts,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You must remember that, that was made because of what they—of these countries–did when they passed that resolution condemning the war on drugs in this country,” External link

inquirer Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We are not privy to that. We have to ask him,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s for the legislators to decide,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I do not know whether it will be certified as urgent. What I’m saying is if that is the official position of the Finance Secretary and he can support his position with the President, the President listens and usually support (Finance) Secretary (Sonny) Dominguez,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I disagree. Many (do) not know this President. The President is never soft on anything that relates to the national interest. He’s a very decisive President,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Any malpractice, any corruption, (and) any irregularity relative to any activity or project in this government are always being investigated. And after the findings, the President will act, as always, decisively,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “You must remember that the POGO is giving us PHP17 billion in the last three years. Prior to this, we’re only receiving about PHP57 million on online gambling. In another words, it’s a huge source of income for this government where it can be used to all kinds of projects,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We have to validate that first. We cannot be making statements relative to anything that is based on speculation and unverified report. We do not want to be irresponsible in issuing a statement,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All of them are now being attended to by doctors and we are hoping — as we are praying — for their swift recovery,” “Initial accounts reveal that the mishap was caused by the helicopter getting in contact with a high-tension wire due to poor visibility. With this, we ask the public to refrain from making speculations relative to the circumstances as we wait for the official results of the probe on the incident,” External link

manilatimes Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I think we have enough funds otherwise the President would have said we need to get some more funds,” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Most likely, ganun naman si Presidente (the President is like that),” External link

pna Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “He (Duterte) will be waiting for reports coming from all agencies relative to this issue then he will make a decision on that,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Many do not know this President. The President is never soft on anything that relates to national interest. He is a very decisive President,” “Any malpractice, any corruption, any irregularity relative to any project in this government are always being investigated, and after the findings, the President will act as always decisively,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “I don’t think [he will stop riding helicopters]. You know the President, the President naman always says ‘if it’s my time, it’s my time.’ Fatalistic siya eh,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Initial accounts reveal that the mishap was caused by the helicopter getting in contact with a high-tension wire due to poor visibility. With this, we ask the public to refrain from making speculations relative to the circumstances as we wait for the official results of the probe on the incident,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All of them are now being attended to by doctors and we are hoping — as we are praying — for their swift recovery,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We ask the public to refrain from making speculations relative to the circumstances as we wait for the official results of the probe on the incident,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “The President, remember, has suspended the operations of lotteries when he received certain complaints of anomalies. That’s very much the same. If there is gravity in the complaints, the President will do something about it,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Nobody is enjoying blanket protection. There are no sacred cows regardless of who they are, even if they are Filipinos,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Hindi . Unchanged na ang position niya (No, his position is unchanged),” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We’ve been appealing to all the people, any act of corruption (or) any illegality (of public servants), you tell the government so we can immediately address them,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Palaging sinasabi ni Presidente, ‘Gumawa kayo ng ingay, malalaman ko ‘yun, makakarating sa akin (Make a noise. I will know about it. It will reach me).’ But if you keep it to yourselves, how can we eliminate corruption?” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Yun ang sinasabi ni Presidente (That’s what the President is saying), do not complain of corruption if you yourselves are involved in them,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Any act of corruption, any illegality, you tell government so we can immediately address it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “If the legislature makes it unlawful, then that’s different. We will have to wait for the President whether he agrees with it or not,” “Anything that will be bad for this country, Duterte is out for the elimination of illegal things” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I cannot say if it’s good for the country or not. The legislators are tasked to legislate laws that are good for the country. If they feel that it’s against the welfare of this country, we will evaluate it if that’s true or not but we will wait for them,” “The fact that it has been there, I suppose there is good thing in it but of course, there are also, as we have received reports, there have been many instances of using it for illegal practices,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Nobody is enjoying any blanket protection from this government. No sacred cows, regardless of who they are,” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The legislators are tasked to legislate what is good for the country. If they feel that it’s against the welfare of this country, then we will evaluate if that’s true or not. But we will wait for them,” “If the legislators make it unlawful, ibang usapan na ‘yun (it’s a different story). Then we will have to wait for the President whether he agrees with it or not” External link

pna Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : "No sacred cows. Basta corruption ayaw niya (Duterte) 'yun," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “If the legislature makes it unlawful, then ibang usapan na yun (that’s different). We will have to wait for the President whether he agrees with it or not,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The proposed EO was submitted by the OES (Office of Executive Secretary) to the President on 20 February. It has not been approved yet,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Well, he (President Duterte) was happy that there was no casualty, except for one. There was only one. And he related what he did when he was mayor,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Province ) : “The IATF has approved to allow Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to the whole of North Gyeongsang Province, including Daegu City and Cheongdo County, where the virus outbreak is concentrated,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Guided by the Health Security Risk Assessment Matrix, which evaluates the hazard, exposure and context relative to the risks involved, the IATF has also agreed that there are to be no new imposition of travel restrictions or lifting of the same as regards other countries or jurisdictions,” “The IATF assures that the review concerning travel restrictions and protocols to and from the Philippines shall be regularly conducted by it,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF, composed of its member agencies, is on top of the situation apropos the Covid-19 and the Office of the President recognizes its concrete efforts in battling the said virus as we aim to protect the safety and health of our people,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We will let the Supreme Court decide on that kasi (because) right now, there are conflicting legal opinions [from] so-called ‘legal experts’,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:26:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Benjamin Diokno ) : “The successful passage of key amendments to the AMLA and the Human Security Act, according to Gov. Diokno, will complement or boost our efforts towards an A-credit rating for the country,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What I heard last night was, they are assuring us that there will be no water problem. They are doing something about it,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If there is no problem now, it means that the subsequent years are included in their plans. They have projects for that, for 2020, 2021, 2022,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “There are, however, changes that still need to be implemented to further empower the Filipinas of today, as well as to encourage an environment where substantive equality thrives,” “Hence, we urge each one to help one another to motivate Filipinas in reaching their full potential, especially in nation-building. This government will continue its advocacy for women’s rights and women’s empowerment,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Then we will let the Supreme Court decide on that,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ibig sabihin, ang pananaw ng mga natanungan nakita nila na nag-i -improve ‘yung performance ng mga taong ‘yun (It means the respondents believe that the performance of those persons is improving). Good for them,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What I heard last night was, they are assuring us that there will be no water problem. They are doing something about it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The policy of the President, he said, is not to interfere with the intramurals inside Congress,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Hence, we urge each one to help one another to motivate Filipinas in reaching their full potential, especially in nation-building. This government will continue its advocacy for women’s rights and women empowerment. Mabuhay ang mga kababaihan (Long live, women),” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Province ) : "The IATF has approved to allow Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to the whole of North Gyeongsang Province, including Daegu City and Cheongdo County, where the virus outbreak is concentrated," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “He [Duterte] was happy that there was no casualty except for one,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I do not know what transpired between the negotiator and the hostage taker. That could be one of the terms that they agreed upon for his surrender. For as long as people are alive, we welcome it,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF assures that the review concerning travel restrictions and protocols to and from the Philippines shall be regularly conducted by it,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We urge each one to help one another to motivate Filipinas in reaching their full potential, especially in nation-building,” “This month-long celebration therefore underscores the recognition our country places to women in the family, community and nation,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It has not been approved yet,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Province ) : “The IATF has approved to allow Filipinos to travel to South Korea except to the whole of North Gyeongsang Province, including Daegu City and Cheongdo County, where the virus outbreak is concentrated,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “All Filipinos who intend to visit other parts of South Korea shall execute and sign a declaration, signifying their knowledge and understanding of the risks involved in their trip. A health advisory pamphlet shall likewise be handed out to them upon their departure,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF has also agreed that there are to be no new imposition of travel restrictions or lifting of the same as regards other countries or jurisdictions,” “The IATF assures that the review concerning travel restrictions and protocols to and from the Philippines shall be regularly conducted by it” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The proposed EO was submitted to by the OES (Office of Executive Secretary) to the President on February 20, 2020. It has not been approved yet,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The DOE reiterated that the Memorandum of Intent signed last October 4, 2019 was a framework for discussion and not for a particular construction of a small modular reactor (SMR). The President wanted to study first the proposal,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “He’s (Duterte) giving Commissioner Morente a chance to do something about the problem in Immigration,” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Apparently, he’s (Duterte) giving Commissioner Morente a chance to do some innovations in the Immigration [Bureau],” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The tone there is apparently he (Morente) is not involved. Otherwise, kung involved ‘yun, eh di tinanggal na 'yun,” “The President, as he already said it publicly, kilala niya (he knows him) and he believes in him (Morente),” External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Since there has been an agreement, and since Speaker Cayetano said he would comply with the agreement, I don’t think there is a problem,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 2, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “He keeps on saying baka (maybe), he’s speculating,” “No (he did not overspend). Kung ano ‘yun eh di Comelec pumasok na dyan, diba? (If that happened, Comelec should have entered the picture already?),” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 2, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If the good senator has information on that, I think they should provide us with intelligence reports so that we can pursue their line of belief on that matter,” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : “I don’t think you can stop the Ambassador [Romualdez] from entertaining initiatives coming from his counterpart,” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The President is always open [to a probe]. Every time he is being accused e di magdemanda kayo kung totoo ang sinasabi niyo (you should file cases if your allegations are true),” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Ramon Tulfo ) : “Mr. Tulfo, the one who is accusing him, should provide information to the proper authorities. Because unless you provide the authorities with any information or not, they will not investigate,” External link

pna Monday, March 2, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "All of those are exploratory talks...That's diplomacy," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : "I don't think you can stop the ambassador from entertaining initiatives from his counterpart," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President has already said that he has studied that. So we are prepared for whatever consequences that may arise out of the abrogation of the termination of any executive agreement or treaty," "We are prepared for that. That would be the logical consequence of having an independent foreign policy," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "If the good senator has information on that, I think they should provide us with intelligence reports so that we can pursue," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 2, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It's like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country," External link

iol Monday, March 2, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That's his main point," External link

iol Monday, March 2, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : “Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It’s like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The president’s position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That’s his main point,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, March 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “If the President can see the threat increasing and there is a recommendation from the inter-agency, it may also be done. At present, there’s none,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, March 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Even the World Health Organization has commended the Philippines. We are containing the virus very well. That’s why our fellow Filipinos should not worry,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, March 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Our pending agreements with Australia and Japan will not be scrapped by the President unless there is a compelling reason for him to do so,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 2, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It does not have the go-signal of the President. Maybe that’s the initiative of Ambassador Romualdez’s counterpart. Of course, they are affected. So they will initiate a good suggestion,” External link

thestandard-ph Monday, March 2, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They don’t have to be told by the President. There is always a review” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The compelling reason will depend on the President. That’s his call,” “He thinks and it takes time for him to think. He’s not in a rush. That’s how the President acts” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added ( about Sung Kim ) : “We probably will have something maybe within the next two or three months, maybe as we continue our conversations with our friends in Washington D.C., and also how Ambassador (Sung) Kim will let us know what the feeling is at this time,” External link

tribuneonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It's like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country," External link

ecns Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That's his main point," External link

ecns Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Philippine Ambassador ) : "Actually I was talking to Ambassador Romualdez. He denied it. It's like he was saying that they are studying other agreements, whether they are disadvantageous or advantageous to the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The president's position remains unchanged. He still wants to scrap the VFA. He wants us to be self-reliant. That's his main point," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, March 1, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They don’t have to be told by the President. Palaging merong review . (There is always a review” External link

pna Sunday, March 1, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ready naman tayo dun kasi ang mga protocols naman natin well-placed (We are ready for it because our protocols are well-placed),” External link

pna Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “Ano lang niya yun, sinasabi lang niya kung hindi natin kaya maging gobyerno, magpa-colonize na lang tayo. 'Yun ang ibig niyang sabihin,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Whether China or any other country ano lang 'yun, parang reference lang niya 'yun. That was just a general statement. Kantiyaw sa sarili nating bansa,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : "Maybe that is only the perception of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Since there has been an agreement [and] since Speaker Cayetano said he would comply with the agreement, I don’t think there is a problem" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Walang advice ang Pangulo. Kung ano ang pinagkasunduan nila, sila dapat ang mag-resolve nun," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "The President does not interfere That’s the internal affair of Congress ‘di siya makikialam diyan unless you ask him to settle whatever rift they have if there is any" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That was a general statement. Kumbaga kantyaw yun sa sarili nating bansa. Kung hindi natin kaya, 'wag na tayong magkaroon ng gobyerno. ‘Yun ang ibig niyang sabihin (It’s like banter to our own country that if we can’t do it, let’s not have our own government. That’s what he means),” External link

pna Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “He wants to go pero ang daming trabaho kasi (but he has a lot of work to do). Ako na lang siguro muna (I’ll be the one going there). I’ll be representing him,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In the meantime, strict protocols with respect to travelers entering the country from these areas in South Korea will continue to be observed,” External link

thestandard-ph Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “We reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences today (Wednesday),” External link

manilatimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni, on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences. Today. I’m leaving shortly,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President confirms that two chartered flights, carrying 445 Filipino crew members and passengers of the MV Diamond Princess cruise ship, have arrived safely in the Philippines,” “The planes landed last night in Clark Air Base and upon the arrival of the repatriated Filipinos, they were immediately brought to the New Clark City Quarantine Facility,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I’m going there to express our condolences today. I’m leaving shortly,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Bawal lahat ng tourist na pupunta roon ng South Korea (All Filipino tourists going to South Korea won’t be allowed to leave) except for the three na binaggit ko (that I mentioned),” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It will be affected but as we always say, we have to secure the safety of those coming here and leaving this country to Korea,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The IATF [Inter-agency Task Force] has authorized Filipinos to travel to South Korea, provided that they are permanent residents thereof, leaving for study, or are overseas Filipino workers therein,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I’d like to announce that the Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) on Infectious Disease met today and it has approved to impose a ban on the entry of travelers coming from North Gyeongsang province of South Korea effective immediately,” External link

inquirer Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Province ) : “The Palace notes that the Inter-Agency Task Force has approved to impose a ban on the entry of travelers coming from the North Gyeongsang Province of South Korea into Philippine territory, effective immediately,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “With respect to other parts of South Korea, the IATF shall conduct a risk assessment of the situation in the aforesaid country within 48 hours to analyze whether it is necessary to expand the travel ban thereto,” “In the meantime, strict protocols with respect to travelers entering the country from these areas in South Korea will continue to be observed,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo added : “The safety and security of Filipinos here and the outside the Philippines remain our primary concern. Our countrymen’s welfare is foremost in our minds as concerned officials discuss updates and recommendations on the management of the coronavirus,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s what he called ‘hubris,’” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “It’s a personal decision (for the President to make),” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Hindi ba he already made a statement on that? He’s not interested! He’s not even interested in going there. ‘Di ba he declined the invitation na nga [to go to the US]?,” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Christopher Lawrence Go ) : “He (Go) will appeal to the President na huwag nang magalit sa (to no longer hold a grudge against) ABS-CBN. (It has) nothing to do with the (franchise) renewal,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “We’re for that. The President has always emphasized that we have the right to express ourselves,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We have the right to peaceful assembly and express our grievances. This is one President (who) will always encourage dissent and freedom of expression, as well as of the press,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “He wants to go pero ang daming trabaho kasi (but he has a lot of work to do). Ako na lang siguro muna (I’ll be the one going there). I’ll be representing him,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “We reiterate our condolences to the family of VP Leni on the demise of the mother. I’m going there to express our condolences today (Wednesday),” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “Eh ‘di hindi na siya (Duterte) magmumura sa ABS-CBN. Baka mapatawad niya pa. Hindi niya na idemanda,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Walang bearing yun. Paulit-ulit na natin sinasabi,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang sinasabi niya, (Go) gawan na ng paraan pero huwag niyong gawang politika yan. In other words, he’s prodding the House of Representatives to do its job to deliberate. And if the franchise is or has complied, or whether if the applicant has complied with whatever requirements the law imposes, then they should renew,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Dante Gierran ) : “There is a new officer-in-charge of the National Bureau of Investigation following the retirement of Dir. Gierran. It’s Mr. Eric Bito-on Distor,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The safety and security of Filipinos here and the outside the Philippines remain our primary concern. Our countrymen's welfare is foremost in our minds as concerned officials discuss updates and recommendations on the management of the coronavirus,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “In the meantime, strict protocols with respect to travelers entering the country from these areas in South Korea will continue to be observed,” External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “We thank the Japanese government for the assistance they gave to our countrymen and their close cooperation with Filipino officials to ensure that the needs of our kababayans have been addressed,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “That’s for him (Duterte), it’s personal to him,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Ang sinasabi nila centered on cost-competitiveness of local operations. Parang natatalo sila sa labanan ng quality. Parang mas mura pa kung nag import sila. ‘Yan ang pinaka reason nila (What they are saying is centered on cost-competitiveness of local operators. It’s as if they are losing in terms of quality. It’s as if it would be cheaper if they import. That’s their main reason),” External link

pna Monday, February 24, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “I’m glad finally ABS-CBN has admitted its shortcomings to the President. Dapat noon pa nila ginawa (They should have done that a long time ago),” External link

pna Monday, February 24, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “They wasted two hours debating on something that they should have known already,” External link

pna Monday, February 24, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “They spent two hours discussing whether they have the authority to do that or not. I can’t even understand. ‘Di pala kayo sigurado ng trabaho niyo, eh bakit pinagdedebatehan niyo pa?” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Yung sinasabi mo na baka sub judice? I don’t think so kasi separate branch naman sila,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, February 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s for the court to decide. As long as it is in court, we do not interfere. Let the court do its work,” External link

manilastandardtoday Monday, February 24, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Perhaps, the impact is just minimal. There are many companies that are coming in," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Wala pang 100 yata ang dumating. ‘Yun ang sinasabi ko. Pipe dream lang yun (Less than 100 protesters, perhaps, attended the rally. That’s what I’m saying. It’s just a pipe dream). It’s a wishful thinking. Iyan ang statement we have to make. Wala yun (That’s the statement we have to make. It’s nothing),” External link

pna Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “That’s for the court to decide. Basta nasa korte na ‘yan (It is now up to the court)We won’t interfere, we’re not interested. Let the court do its work,” External link

pna Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Leni Robredo ) : “We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Vice President Ma. Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo for the passing of her beloved mother, Ms. Salvacion Gerona. In this time of bereft, we also offer our thoughts and sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of Ms. Gerona,” External link

pna Sunday, February 23, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "We understand that Sally, as she was fondly called by her loved ones, was a selfless and dedicated teacher who molded countless young minds across generations," "We pray that the perpetual light will shine upon Ms. Gerona, and that her soul, through the mercy of God, may rest in eternal happiness and peace" External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President also assures the public that all precautionary measures and safety protocols are in place for the seamless repatriation of our countrymen from Japan,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Sabi niya (He said), ‘No.’ Tinanong ko siya, eh. Ibig sabihin talagang desidido siya doon. Tumayo na tayo sa sarili nating kakayanan (I asked him. That means he’s decided. We should stand on our own). If we have to spend more, then we’ll spend more,” External link

manilatimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Jaime Morente ) : “Everyone is not off the hook [but] the confidence [on Morente] is there until a contrary statement is made by the President,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said ( about Rodrigo Duterte ) : “You know for a fact that he (Duterte) has fired members of the Cabinet who are friends, allies, and has fired many government officials. Kung incompetent ka (If you’re incompetent), he will fire you. If you are corrupt, he will fire you,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The pertinent departments and agencies, including the Department of Health, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of the Interior and Local Government, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and the Bureau of Immigration, among others, are already preparing to execute the repatriation plan and are set to provide support and assistance for the safety of the repatriates, as well of the personnel who are tasked to render aid therefor,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “any repatriate who will manifest symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) shall be brought immediately to the nearest hospital that may be referred by the Department of Health” “With respect to asymptomatic repatriates, they shall be securely transported to the Athlete’s Village in New Clark City to again undergo fourteen (14) days of quarantine,” External link

manilatimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Neither will he accept any official invitation to visit the United States,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Palace confirms that the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the repatriation plan in favor of Filipinos aboard the M/V Diamond Princess docked in Yokohama, Japan earlier today, February 21, at the Department of Health - Central Office,” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “The Office of the President also assures the public that all precautionary measures and safety protocols are in place for the seamless repatriation of our countrymen from Japan,” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Even if the President trusts you personally, but you submit proof to him otherwise, ibang usapan iyan, ipu-prosecute ka ni Presidente (that’s another issue. The President will prosecute you),” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo told : “As I’ve said, everyone is not off the hook. The confidence is there until contrary statement is made by the President,” External link

pna Friday, February 21, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Everyone is not off the hook [but] the confidence [on Commissioner Morente] is there until a contrary statement is made by the President," "It means that he (Morente) will be assessed--the performance," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo told ( about Dela Rosa ) : "Siguro kaya niya (Dela Rosa) sinusuportahan kasi kapareho niya ng prinsipyo si Presidente on matters or subjects na pinag-uusapan," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Ang bawat tao meron personal sintemyento sa isang kasama niya kaibigan pero tandaan niyo na bawat isa din may kaniya-kaniyang prinsipyo," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "Hindi naman literal iyon e. He wants to shut down the fraudulent practices of your network," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : "will follow whatever Congress or the Supreme Court says," "Kami'y nanood lang (we're just watching)," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 21, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “Any official or employee who commits any wrong in the performance of their respective duties shall be meted out with the punishment that they deserve and in accordance with our penal laws,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, February 21, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo said : “What is important is, the President said, they should do something about it. Meaning to say, do their job. If there is a pending application before Congress, then members of Congress should deliberate on it and decide whether or not to grant or to deny the extension,” External link

thestandard-ph Friday, February 21, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Salvador Panelo afirmou : "O presidente não aceitará nenhuma iniciativa do governo dos EUA para salvar o VFA, nem aceitará nenhum convite oficial para visitar os Estados Unidos" External link

ogloboglobo Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo disse : "O presidente não considerará nenhuma iniciativa vinda do governo dos EUA para preservar o VFA, nem aceitará qualquer convite oficial para visitar os Estados Unidos" External link

extra Tuesday, February 11, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo déclaré : «Il est temps que nous comptions sur nous-mêmes, nous allons renforcer notre propre défense et nous ne compterons sur aucun autre pays» External link

almanar-fr Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo indiqué : «S’ils appliquent cette disposition du budget américain, nous serons contraints de demander à tous les Américains entrant dans ce pays d’obtenir un visa pour y être autorisés» External link

lapresse-CA Friday, December 27, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Salvador Panelo dit :