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P3B from Mighty ok -- DU30

Duterte wants to use Mighty Corporation’s P3-B tax settlement offer to build hospitals PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is still willing to accept Mighty Corporation’s P3 billion settlement for its tax liabilities so the funds could immediately be used to refurbish run-down public hospitals in some parts of the country. (adsbygoogle =…

US paper’s ‘demolition job’ on Duterte scored

MALACAÑANG said yesterday that several individuals, including politicians, had funded a US publication, The New York Times (NYT), to carry out a “demolition job” on President Rodrigo Duterte. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella alleged that the 165-year-old publication appears to be part of a “well funded campaign” for the oust-Duterte plot.…

President pays tribute to self-sacrificing mother at end of Women’s Month

THE tough-talking President Rodrigo Duterte showed his soft spot as he praised and paid tribute to his mother, Soledad or Nanay Soling, on the last day of Women’s Month celebrated in Malacañang Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte lamented that his mother did not see him become the President…

Lacson: Lascañas facing perjury?

PERJURY case is set to be recommended against retired police officer Arturo Lascañas by the Senate panel who heard his retraction linking President Rodrigo Duterte in the Davao Death Squad (DDS). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According to Senator Panfilo Lacson, chair of the Senate committee on public order and…
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Allies downplay lower DU30 poll numbers

SOME of the allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Senate have described as “nothing unusual” the five to seven percent “drop” in his performance rating based on the recent Pulse Asia Research survey. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The survey, conducted from March 15 to March 20 this year,…

Drug war not against poor, Palace tells HRW

MALACAÑANG yesterday insisted that the administration’s war against illegal drugs is not targeting the poor. The Palace reacted to remarks of an official of an international rights watchdog that President Rodrigo Duterte has “finally acknowledged” the drive has victimized mostly the poor. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The war on…

Solon to block bgy polls postponement

AN opposition solon vowed to stop administration allies from passing a measure allowing President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint barangay officials. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ifugao Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat, leader of the House Minority Magnificent 7, expressed strong objection to the plan of President Duterte to postpone the barangay…
  • Published in Nation

Federalism’s benefits stressed by Pimentel

SENATE President Aquilino L. Pimentel III emphasized to lawmakers the benefit of federalism form of government in the country’s economic growth. Speaking before the participants of the 136th Interparliamentary Union Assembly, Pimentel said that the country’s “chosen weapon to fight the inter-generational problems of poverty, inequality, and the societal instability…

Du30 poll ratings dip no big deal

Customary for a leader’s numbers to go down over time –– Pulse Asia (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); NEARLY eight in ten Filipinos trust President Rodrigo Duterte and approve of his performance, after nearly a year in office, even as his ratings have started to decline, according to an independent…

Duterte brings home the bacon

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte brought home yesterday from his trip to the Middle East business deals worth over $925 million. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that the deals were signed between Filipino and Middle East businessmen (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Abella added that the new investments would generate about 62,000…
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