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Rody ally asks solons to support ML

With so many criticisms coming the way of President Rodrigo Duterte over his imposition of martial law in the whole of Mindanao, his loyal friend and political ally came out not only to defend his decision but also to rally his colleagues in the House of Representatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
  • Published in Nation

Mixed reactions on Sueno

DISMISSAL is not enough, charges should be filed. This was the reaction of an administration solon to the removal of Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael Sueno from the Cabinet following allegations of corruption. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Formal charges must be filed if evidence warrants or shows probable…

Solon eyes close study of bill postponing bgy, SK elections

A lawmaker yesterday said the House of Representatives may not be able to approve before Congress goes on sine die adjournment on June 2 the proposed law seeking to postpone the barangay elections this October in support of the anti-drug campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

Palace hits Duterte’s ML critics

Malacañang yesterday lashed at critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The President’s focus is on addressing the terrorist threat in Mindanao, not on the misguided commentaries of critics,” Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said in a statement to Palace reporters yesterday.…

Not to worry, I’m not dying — DU30

“KAPAG hindi n’yo ko nakita ng limang araw, e di patay na,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he made light of rumors about his health condition after not making public appearances for almost a week. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte asked the public not to worry about his health.…

HR abuses not discussed by Duterte, Suu Kyi

Human rights abuses in the Philippines and Myanmar were not brought up during President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi. “Those things were not discussed... It’s not at all an issue to us,” Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said . (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

NPC cites better state of media under Duterte administration

The National Press Club of the Philippines (NPC), the largest and one of the most firmly established organizations of professional media men in the country, cited the government’s policy for “greater transparency and a safer environment for today’s journalists.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a statement, NPC president Paul…
  • Published in Nation

PH-Indonesia RoRo travel launched

President Rodrigo Duterte and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo sent off yesterday the first roll-on roll-off (RoRo) vessel that will travel between the cities of Davao and General Santos to Bitung, Indonesia. The launch of the Super Shuttle RoRo 12 marks the formal shipping trade route between the two countries…

Free college education awaits DU30 okay

FREE education in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs) is expected to be enforced in the second semester of school year 2017-2018. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Senate and the House of Representatives on Tuesday ratified the bicameral conference committee report scrapping tuition in…

Pusher timbog sa droga, boga

DASMARIÑAS City, Cavite -- Timbog ang 29- anyos na tulak sa Muslim Area sa isinagawang buy-bust operation ng Dasma PNP sa ilalim ng Project Double Barrel ni PNP chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa at sa utos ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte, ayon sa panayam kay Senior Supt. Arthur Bisnar,…
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