1 week ‘Give Duterte leeway to decide on pandemic response’ — Roque MB
President Duterte should be given leeway to decide on the government’s pandemic response, including the country’s quarantine level, without the pressure of public opinion, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made the pronouncement to explain his appeal to a local research group to refrain from publicizing their recommendations and instead quietly send them to the pandemic task force. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (JOEY DALUMPINES / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The OCTA Research team earlier recommended to place three places under stricter lockdown due to a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. “If you noticed, whenever ... more