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Difference between Arroyo, Duterte martial law

ALTHOUGH President Duterte said he would be ‘harsh’ in dealing with terrorism as he declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday last week, officials said the ongoing martial rule in Mindanao is very much different from the one imposed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in Maguindanao on December 5, 2009…
  • Published in Nation

GMA makes special wish on 70th birthday

ON her 70th birthday, former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo wished success not for herself but for President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arroyo believes that the success of President Duterte is also the success of the country. The former president, who was freed during the Duterte…

Tax reform vital to gov’t infrastructure plan -- GMA

EVEN former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is convinced there is a need for additional and comprehensive taxes for the government to complete its infrastructure projects. Arroyo has expressed full support for the proposed Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) of the Duterte administration in full or as one package.…

House panel okays bill to train IP health workers

A House panel has approved a bill seeking to institutionalize the training of indigenous people (IP) health workers to strengthen the health care system in cultural and indigenous communities. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House Committee on Indigenous Cultural Communities (ICCs) and Indigenous Peoples (IPs) chaired by North Cotabato Rep.…
  • Published in Nation

Romualdez lauds Arroyo

PHILIPPINE Constitution Association (Philconsa) President Martin Romualdez yesterday said former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, with her economic expertise and sterling leadership, set up the foundation for a strong Philippine economy which Filipinos are now benefitting from and enjoying. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Romualdez, president of the Lakas-Christian…

Palace hits Duterte’s ML critics

Malacañang yesterday lashed at critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The President’s focus is on addressing the terrorist threat in Mindanao, not on the misguided commentaries of critics,” Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement to Palace reporters yesterday.…

Strong economy GMA legacy -- Romualdez

PHILIPPINE Constitution Association (Philconsa) president Martin Romualdez yesterday credited former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s economic expertise and sterling leadership with the strong foundation of the country’s economy. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Romualdez, president of the Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD), made the statement as Mrs. Arroyo celebrated her 70th birthday last…

SC, Sandigan applicants awaited

THE Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has announced that applications for vacancies in the Supreme Court and Sandiganbayan are now open. SC Associate Justice Jose Mendoza is set to retire on August 13, after serving for around seven years at the high tribunal. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mendoza was…

National ID system

DESIDIDO ang Duterte administration na isulong ang National ID System sa bansa. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kung hindi ako nagkakamali, panahon pa ng dating Pangulong Fidel Valdez Ramos (FVR) at ng dating Pangulong Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (PGMA) ay tinangka na itong pagtibayin sa Mataas at Mababang Kapulungan ng Kongreso. Kahit…
  • Published in Opinion

Arroyo bats for expanded ROTC

FORMER President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday proposed an expanded Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program to enable the youth to truly take part in nation-building. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arroyo’s House Bill 5305, underscores the need for the creation of a Citizens Service Corps. Noting that youth…
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