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Binay concedes, wishes president-elect the best

UNITED Nationalist Alliance standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay finally conceded Thursday night to presumptive president Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Binay’s spokesman Joey Salgado said the Vice President made a telephone call to Duterte on Thursday night to congratulate him. “We confirm that Vice President Binay has talked to President-elect…

Losers accept defeat

ADMINISTRATION presidential bet Mar Roxas yesterday conceded to leading candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. “Digong, I wish you success. Ang iyong tagumpay ay tagumpay ng Filipino, ng bansa,” Roxas said in a press briefing in Liberal Party (LP) headquarters in Cubao, Quezon City. Roxas was accompanied by his supporters…

New president vows to behave

PRESIDENTIAL frontrunner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte vowed to behave once he becomes president. “I need to control my mouth. I cannot be bastos (rude) because I am representing our country. If you are the President of the country, you need to be prim and proper, almost, maging holy na…

Barangay, SK polls must push thru — Duterte

THE Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections will have to push through this October, incoming President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday. Duterte stressed that he does not favor the postponement of the Barangay and SK elections this year. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte reasoned out that postponing the barangay elections will…
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‘Happy’ Pimentel echoes Duterte call for healing

PARTIDO Demokratikong Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) president Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is “happy” with the result of the election and echoed standard bearer Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s call for healing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “We are reaching out to the other parties. We can start collaboration under the new…

Trillanes wary of peace moves with Reds

SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday urged caution on the proposal to give key government positions to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)-New People’s Army (NPA) as well as amnesty to political prisoners. “We should be very prudent and very deliberate in our approach to them. Do we really believe…
  • Published in Nation

5-minute inaugural speech by Digong

PRESUMPTIVE President Rodrigo Duterte will make only a five-minute speech during his inaugural on June 30 at Malacañang Palace. Duterte said he will take his oath of office in Malacañang to lessen the expenses for the ceremony. Duterte told reporters he will only serve finger foods (canapés) for the guests,…

Dial 888 for Duterte

MALACAÑANG will launch its 24-hour hotline this August. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said the “8888” hotline will be launched to receive people’s complaints. “We’re launching it this August, the 8888 plus the 911,” he said. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Earlier President Rodrigo Duterte pledged to put up a…
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House leader assures Duterte of full cooperation

ACCEPTING the defeat of the Liberal Party (LP) in the presidential race, incumbent House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. vowed to work with presumptive winner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Belmonte, LP vice chairman, said he is willing to form not just a coalition in the House of Representatives but a…
  • Published in Nation

Transport sector umaasa sa bagong administrasyon

IPINAHAYAG kahapon ni Efren de Luna, national president ng Alliance of Concerned Transport Organization (ACTO), na nakakakita sila ng bagong pag-asa sa transportation sector sa bagong administrasyon. Malaki ang paniniwala ng transport sector na bibigyan sila ni Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, ang bagong halal na Pangulo ng bansa, ng bagong pag-asa.…
  • Published in Nation
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