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Marquez to offer to quit as PNP chief

PHILIPPINE National Police chief Director General Ricardo C. Marquez yesterday said he will tender his courtesy resignation to “President-elect” Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to give him a free hand in choosing his head of the 160,000-strong police force. “As a matter of courtesy, I will submit my courtesy resignation…

Chiz nixes united front vs Duterte

“Every Filipino has one vote each whether you are rich or poor. We are equal and I will always fight for that equality. This, according to independent vice presidential candidate Sen. Chiz Escudero, as he turned down the calls by the Liberal Party and Malacañang for him and his running…

Plan B in full swing — Marcos

PLAN B is in “full swing.” Vice presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. made the remark adding that all reports of the alternative scenario or Plan B “all came true.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Talagang yung napapag-usapan na Plan B ay mukhang talagang itinutuloy nila dahil iniiipit ang…

Biking priest: ‘I won’t vote for Duterte for president’

REDEMPTORIST “biking priest” Fr. Amado Picardal, a known peace advocate, said he won’t vote for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte if he runs for president in next year’s elections. Among other reasons, the priest primarily questioned Duterte’s track record on human rights. “Can we trust him to respect due process…

Romualdez urges Congress to institutionalize CCT

TO eliminate poverty, senatorial candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday pressed anew the next Congress’ support to pass his measure institutionalizing the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT). Romualdez, who has been endorsed by presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, said his proposal expanding the CCT program aims to enhance the…

No alliance with Mar — Poe

MANAOG, Pangasinan — Sen. Grace Poe will not withdraw from the presidential race to give way to administration candidate Mar Roxas supposedly to prevent frontrunner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte win the presidency on May 9. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); She said that an emissary of President Benigno Aquino…

Presumptive president set for wild foreign policy ride

AFTER proposing a jet-ski mission to defend remote islands against China, daring the United States to sever ties and joking about burning Singapore’s flag, Rodrigo Duterte is set for a wild foreign policy ride as the next Philippine president. The firebrand politician stormed to victory in national elections this week…

Aquino spending spree left Rody with little budget -- Binay

THE camp of Vice President Jejomar C. Binay yesterday revealed the incoming administration of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte would have to contend with the minimal budget left for its priority programs after the Aquino government engaged in “rushed spending” in the past months to be able to get votes…
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Criminals won’t have death squads to fear after all

THE man who reportedly warned he would fill the Pasig River with the bodies of criminals has not changed his stance after winning the presidency, but made clear there would be after all no summary executions. “Kayong mga kidnapper, holdupper, kayong nagkikidnap diyan ... please don’t. Don’t do it. You…

OFWs welcome Duterte’s win

Overseas Filipino workers welcomed the election of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as president and expressed optimism that he will implement policy changes for the welfare of Filipino migrants and their families back home. “By now, it is clear that Filipinos overseas have put their stakes on him and hope…
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