[A series of Laylo Reports, based on results of non-commissioned items in the nationwide polls conducted by Laylo Research Strategies, will be published every quarter exclusively by Newsbreak/Move.PH.] MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos are satisfied with efforts of the Aquino administration to address corruption, and this could be fueling President Aquino’s aggressive pursuit of his predecessor [...]
Statement of Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on the appointment of Conchita Carpio-Morales as Ombudsman
‘What is wrong remains wrong, regardless of how long it has been allowed to persist.’
Did the President return excess campaign funds to donors?
Within a year after the May 2010 elections, President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III reported that his wealth had grown nearly three times, or from only P15,440,268 as of December 2009 to P54,999,370 as of December 2010.
MANILA, Philippines – The dip in President Aquino’s approval ratings has caused some to question the efficacy of the Palace Communications Group. Secretary Ramon Carandang of the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) tells Newsbreak what lessons the team learned in its first year, what needs to be fixed, and why he doesn’t [...]
A change in leadership style is only a first step for the Philippines, writes Paul Hutchcroft
MANILA, Philippines—It’s been a year since he was elected to the presidency. How busy is President Aquino? Does his daily official schedule reflect the amount of work he puts into the job? Critics have accused the President of not spending enough time managing the country’s state of affairs. His Cabinet and advisers insist that he [...]
Officials like Abad have had to pick up the slack since Ochoa needs to work harder, sources say. As for Llamas, he has his own ‘universe.’
Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. sits down for almost half an hour with Newsbreak and fields questions on his work, the diversion of former Sen. Manuel Roxas II to the Department of Transportation and Communications, how he deals with criticisms, and the working relationship of Palace officials a year into the Aquino administration. Q: What [...]
Will assume chief of staff post next week
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas