Duterte old and tired but not too tired to call off war on drugs

March 21, 2019
“Naghahanap lang ako ng lusot. Ke magbarilan tayo o kaya — p***** i** ‘wag ninyo akong… Naghahanap lang ako talaga ng lusot na para makapagpahinga na. Pagod na rin ako kaya do not f*** with me (I am just looking for a way out. We can have a shootout son of a b*tch. I am only looking for an excuse so I can rest. I am tired so do not f*ck with me),” he said.

Federalism or war, Misuari tells Duterte

March 21, 2019
Misuari is a former governor of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the entity superseded by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, the result of a peace pact between government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a splinter group of the MNLF.

Wanted: United front vs Swine fever

March 21, 2019
“There must be an inter-agency coordination because right now, different communications pass through different agencies, including the Bureau of Customs, Philippine Ports Authority, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority, the Philippine Coast Guard, airport and seaport personnel and local government units, among others,” said Abono party-list and Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura chairperson Rosendo So.

Duterte carps at media but assures sector he’s a friend

March 21, 2019
“Yung malisya nila, kasi ayaw ninyo ako maging presidente. Kasi kayong mga mayaman, may mga newspaper, mga UP graduates kayo, ‘yong mga commentator, sila ang may ari (You are writing like that because you didn’t really want me to be president. Because the rich ones own newspapers, there are those who are UP graduates, the commentators, they own these organizations),” he said.

Breaking the impasse

In a statement, Lagman said “(t)he withdrawal by the House leadership of its endorsement to Senate President Vicente Sotto III of the enrolled appropriations bill is to show good faith for the holding of immediate meaningful dialogues to finally resolve the impasse, and spare the economy and the people of the detrimental and adverse effects of a prolonged reenacted budget.”

Court of Appeals rebuffs Trillanes

March 20, 2019
“We may not temporarily restrain or preliminarily enjoin the prosecution of the criminal action for rebellion at this stage because to do so would be to grant the principal prayer for certioari, prohibition and/or injunction without the benefit of a hearing,” the CA said in a three-page resolution.

Enrile seeks to give voice to Filipino people

March 20, 2019
AMID continuing exchanges between senatorial candidates of Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and the eight “Otso Diretso” bets of the Liberal Party (LP), former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said that he is at the “center” in terms of political leanings in order to be the voice of the Filipino people as he spoke to voters from Western and Central Visayas.