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ICC complaint not a big deal

LAWYER Jude Josue Sabio’s filing of a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte before the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not a big deal as viewed by those who hate the chief executive because anybody on earth can do the same. It can be simply likened to a filing of a…
  • Published in Opinion

Impeachment complaint vs DU30 a big dud

I BELIEVE the Toll Regulatory Board should already intervene how the Coastal Road is being managed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Coastal Road is in a big mess and its management can’t seem to find the right solution to the problem. The problem is that traffic is always stalled at…
  • Published in Opinion

Dutertes join world leaders in China event

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte was among the leaders who attended the gala dinner of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing Sunday night. Also in attendance was Russian President Vladimir Putin. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Honeylet Avanceña accompanied Duterte to the gala dinner. They joined world leaders and spouses at…

Communist detainees gain freedom

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the release of 14 convicted Reds from the national penitentiary. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “I just released about 14 prisoners from Bilibid, iyong mga komunista na convicted na,” Duterte said in his speech Saturday evening before the Filipino community in Hong Kong before leaving…

EJK charges won’t hurt DU30

CHARGES of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) are not hurting President Rodrigo Duterte because more Filipinos appreciate the results of his war against illegal drugs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The campaign versus prohibited drugs tremendously reduced criminality in the country particularly in Metro Manila, boosting public safety and business confidence. It’s…
  • Published in Opinion

Even sari-sari stores appeal to DU30 re SSBs tax hike

IT has been reported that the administration’s tax reform package may face rough sailing due to continued opposition from a good number of lawmakers who raised fears that the new revenue measure would cause prices of basic goods to significantly rise and thus affect everybody in this nation but the…
  • Published in Opinion

Duterte, Putin may meet in Beijing

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will likely have an opportunity to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the two-day Belt and Road Forum (BRF) in Beijing, China. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Meanwhile, Duterte skipped the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in Beijing, Sunday…

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({});…

Islamist militants threaten to kill priest

Islamist militants who triggered martial law in Mindanao when they rampaged through a city are threatening to kill a priest and other hostages, the Catholic Church said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law across the southern region of Mindanao on Tuesday after the militants,…
  • Published in Nation

Benham now Philippine Rise

President Rodrigo Duterte has officially renamed Benham Rise to “Philippine Rise,” in an apparent bid to assert the country’s sovereignty over the resource-rich waters amid alleged incursions by Chinese ships. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte signed Executive Order No. 25 renaming the 13-million hectare area undersea landmass off Aurora.…
  • Published in Nation
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