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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 =…

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…

Reward for drug war cops

ASIDE from pardoning policemen charged with the murder of Albuera town mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. in case they are convicted, President Rodrigo Duterte is resolved to even reward them with promotion to the next higher rank. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Speaking at the “Digong’s Day for Women” event in…

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…

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…

‘Surprise’ Labor Day gift for workers -- Bello

A Labor Day “gift” courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte awaits the labor sector on May 1, which is the Chief Executive’s first celebration of International Labor Day. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III bared to newsmen that the President has a “surprise” being…
  • Published in Nation

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…
  • Published in Nation

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.…

DU30 TIME’s ‘most influential’ person

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte topped TIME magazine’s list of “most influential” people of 2017. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The publication said on its website that Duterte got 5 percent of the total “yes” votes, ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Facebook founder…

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…
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