HOUSE Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles on Monday urged the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to include new college graduates in 2019 among those to be prioritized in the rollout of the National ID system, saying the National ID would make it easier for graduating students to enter to the country’s workforce.
A House leader has assured the people that the P2.5-billion confidential and intelligence funds of President Rodrigo Duterte under the proposed 2019 national budget would not be used against the opposition in the name of national security.
SEVERAL months after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the scrapping of the country’s helicopter deal with Canada, an “entrenched syndicate” in the country’s defense establishment is allegedly still pushing for the consummation of the deal beginning with the “overhaul” of the Technical Working Group (TWG) of the Philippine Air Force tasked to evaluate the offer of other foreign suppliers.
Speaking before a gathering of doctors in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu, Duterte said if the allegations of state-sanctioned killings were true, then he would have no time to go to the toilet because the killings would “keep me busy 24 hours.”
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte praised the United States to high heavens after Washington’s National Security Adviser John Bolton accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of being “ineffective, unaccountable and indeed outright dangerous.”
AMID monitored moves by forces opposed to the Duterte administration, all geared at polarizing the nation and attracting support for their cause, the Philippine National Police yesterday went on high alert ready to keep peace and order amid planned protests by Left-led groups in today’s 46th anniversary of the Martial Law declared by former President Ferdinand Marcos in 1972.