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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…

Duterte: Leni in a hurry to become prexy

DUTERTE: LENI IN A HURRY TO BECOME PREXYPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte told the Filipino community in Myanmar Sunday night that Vice President Leni Robredo is in a hurry to claim the presidency. In his hour-long speech, Duterte took a swipe at his political opponents criticizing his war on illegal drugs. Duterte…

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…

‘Hostage-taking’ SA N. Harbor!

“NAPUNO” na umano ang “balon ng pagtitimpi” ng negosyanteng si Reghis Romero kung kaya “napilitan” nang dumulog kay Transportation Sec. Arthur Tugade at Pang. Rodrigo Duterte matapos mistulang maging ‘hostage victim’ ang kanyang kumpanyang ‘Harbour Centre Port Terminal, Inc. (HCPTI) ng ilang opisyales ng Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). (adsbygoogle =…

‘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

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

Rody to meet with Putin, build closer ties

He just came home from China, and tomorrow he’s off to Russia. Clearly, President Rodrigo Duterte is moving forward in his vow to build closer ties with non-traditional partners. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The highlight of his next trip, his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin who personally invited…

Duterte’s war on drugs: 3,027 killed

THE war on drugs launched by the Philippine National Police on orders of President Rodrigo Duterte since July 1, 2016 has already resulted in the arrest and jailing of nearly 79,000 drug suspects and the killing of 3,027 armed drug dealers during gunbattles with the police, PNP spokesman Chief Supt.…
  • 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

Duterte gets back at Chelsea Clinton

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte fired back at Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton, for criticizing him over his recent controversial rape joke. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte slammed the younger Clinton, who earlier said in a tweet that the President’s recent comment made before soldiers was…
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