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Duterte sad because of 11 soldiers’ death

President Rodrigo Duterte regretted the military air strikes that accidentally killed 11 soldiers even as he indicated that he will be the first one to call for an end to martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But only once Mindanao is “stable,” the President insisted. The President…
  • Published in Nation

No all-out airstrike for civilians’ sake

“BOMBAHIN ko lang lahat niyan,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he declared that he could finish off the terrorists holed-up in Marawi City in 24 hours with the unrestrained use of air power. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte however said that the lives of innocent civilians would be sacrificed…

DU30 eager to get on Chinese battleship

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte bared that he will soon board a Chinese battleship which will visit Philippine shores. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “China is sending one of its biggest ships. I told the ambassador of China that I will board it,” Duterte said, without elaborating on the supposed port visit.…

Asean mum on China sea claims

THE final statement of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit was silent on China’s land reclamation and militarization in the disputed South China Sea as well as Manila’s arbitral victory over China. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Instead, the statement issued yesterday by President Rodrigo Duterte, the Asean…
  • Published in Nation

Ex-Magdalo mutineer named MMDA chief

PEEVED by monstrous traffic in Metro Manila, President Rodrigo Duterte tapped retired brigadier general Danilo “Danny” Lim as the new head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lim will replace MMDA chairman Thomas “Tim” Orbos who will be the agency’s general manager. Sources said…
  • Published in Metro

PH, China to hold direct talks on sea row in May

China and the Philippines will hold direct talks on their maritime dispute in May, Filipino officials said yesterday, as President Rodrigo Duterte seeks stronger economic ties with Beijing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last year a United Nations-backed international tribunal rejected Beijing’s claims to most of the South China Sea,…

No threat to claim Benham Rise -- Esperon

At least for now, no threat from any nation to claim Benham Rise. National security adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We don’t see [any threat]. There could be; but we don’t see any right now. We are also aware of the pronouncements of the…

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…

De Lima: Queen of hell in afterlife -- says DU30

President Rodrigo Duterte poked fun at detained Sen. Leila De Lima, urging that she is better off in the afterlife as queen of hell. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Sigurado man, ’pag sa edad, siyempre mauna ako, sigurado -- wala naman akong ambisyon, impyerno talaga ako. Iyan ang totoo. Pero…
  • Published in Nation

Payback time for war vets

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday lifted the spirits of aging and ailing veterans as he ordered the early release of the P6 billion retirement pensions for veterans at the commemoration of the 75th Day of Valor at the Mt Samat National Shrine in Pilar, Bataan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The…
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