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71% Pinoys still satisfied with Duterte but 62% oppose martial law extension

DAVAO CITY (MindNews / 23 December) — Seventy one per cent of the Filipinos are still satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s leadership but 62% oppose martial law extension, a move Duterte requested should be until December 31, 2018. His request was approved by Congress on December 13. The Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Stations (SWS) […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsDec 24th, 2017

Most Pinoys oppose martial law extension, says SWS survey

Malacaang on Saturday defended the yearlong extension of martial law in Mindanao, which the majority of Filipinos opposed, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. While they opposed the extension of martial law in Mindanao, most Filipinos were satisfied with President Duterte's performance in the fourth quarter as his ratings improved across areas and classes. Interviewed face-to-face, 71 percent of 1,200 respondents were satisfied with Mr. Duterte's performance, 13 percent said otherwise, and 15 percent were undecided. SWS considers a rating of +70 and above "excellent." The nationwide poll was conducted from Dec. 8 to 16 and had a margin of error of plus-or-min...Keep on reading: Most Pinoys oppose martial law extension, says SWS survey.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Duterte’s satisfaction rating up even as most Pinoys oppose martial law extension

President Rodrigo Duterte’s net satisfaction rating increased as the year came to a close despite most Filipinos’ opposition to the yearlong extension of martial law in Mindanao, the results of the Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey showed......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

SWS September poll shows half of Pinoys agreed with martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines — More than half of Filipinos agreed on President Rodrigo Duterte's move to extend martial law over Mindanao until the end of the year, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Petition at SC vs martial law cites AFP intel report

"Only in the Philippines does rebellion exist without a single rebel."   Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, a member of the opposition in the House of Representatives, said this yesterday as he countered President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that "rebellion persists in Mindanao" to justify the third extension of Proclamation No. 216 that imposed martial law over the island.   Lagman said Duterte's claim was repudiated in a report by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.   Only criminals   The AFP's Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence submitted a report to the President in December 2018 saying that during the second extension of martial la...Keep on reading: Petition at SC vs martial law cites AFP intel report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

SUARA BANGSAMORO: Rage Against the Attack on Innocent Civilians! Justice for the victims of Cotabato City Bombing!

We condemn the bombing that led to the killing of innocent lives and the maiming of many others. But as fellow residents of Cotabatenos, we want justice for the victims and we want the real perpetrators to be apprehended. We do not want to be another excuse for a military take-over or a justification for President Rodrigo Duterte's extension of Martial Law......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Martial Law is an admission of failure

By asking for another extension of emergency martial law in Mindanao, this time until the end of 2019, President Duterte was admitting his failure to curb lawlessness in his own backyard during the two years he has exercised his Commander-in-Chief powers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Martial law in Mindanao extended from 60 days to 222 to 587 to 952

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 December) -- As expected, the Joint Session of Congress, voting 235 in favor, 28 against and one abstention, approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a "further extension" of martial law and suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus until yearend 2019, even as Senator Francis Escudero asked the body if they had authority to extend martial law beyond the end of their terms on June 30, 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Reasons why one-year martial law extension in Mindanao is being opposed

Protests against the extension of martial law in Mindanao continued after congress voted to grant President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial rule in the southern region. The Senate after 12 votes of ‘yes’, five votes of ‘no’, and one abstention voted to grant the president’s request while the House of Representatives yielded 223 ‘yes’ […] The post Reasons why one-year martial law extension in Mindanao is being opposed appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

LIVE: Congress joint session on martial law extension in Mindanao for 2019

Bookmark to watch at 9 AM MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a joint session on Wednesday, December 12, to discuss  President Rodrigo Duterte's request  for yet another year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao. The 12-month extension Congress earlier granted Duterte expires on  December 31 this year. Prior to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget

Congress' joint session for martial law extension has added to the delay in passing next year's P3.757 trillion national budget which a Senate leader said could no longer be done this year. The Senate and House of Representatives would hold a joint session to deliberate on President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a third extension of martial law in Mindanao. Senators said it would be impossible for them to approve the 2019 budget on second and third reading by Thursday, Congress' last session day. Time consuming As a result, a reenacted budget would be adopted in January as senators also planned to insert a provision exempting from the election ban all projects under the P...Keep on reading: Hello, martial law extension; goodbye, 2019 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

[OPINION] Martial Law Part 4!

  ‘Tis the Season once again. No, not the Christmas Season, but a much less festive, and a much more aggravating one: the Martial Law Extension Season. Asking for an extension of Martial Law seems to be another habit that Duterte has formed, apart from his other habits of failing to solve ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Duterte seeks longer martial law, says rebellion persists

There is a “continuing rebellion” in Mindanao perpetrated by the Abu Sayyaf and other Islamic extremist groups while the communist New People’s Army (NPA) continues to stage attacks, President Duterte told leaders of Congress yesterday as he asked for a third extension of martial law in the region......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Senators raise legal issues on one-year martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines – Some senators raised legal concerns on the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao, citing the end of the 17th Congress by June 2019. (DOCUMENT: Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao ) Senators and security officials, including Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

DOCUMENT: Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte formally asked Congress to extend for another year the declaration of martial law ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Duterte asks Congress for another 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte formally asks Congress to extend martial law for another year. The House of Representatives approves on 3rd and final reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan or SPSB Corporation. President Rodrigo Duterte decides to skip the historic turnover of the Balangiga Bells from the United States to the Philippine government. Japan's Crown Princess Masako pledges to do her best despite ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension

  MANILA, Philippines --- The executive department will conduct a security briefing with lawmakers at the House of Representatives as President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to extend martial law in Mindanao until end of 2019.   Thebriefing is set on Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. at the Aquino-Makalintal Hall inside the Batasang Pabansa Complex. It was not clear if the discussion would be open to media coverage.   READ:Duterte wants Mindanao martial law extended by one more year   Earlier Monday, security officials led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao, and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galve...Keep on reading: Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Duterte cites ongoing rebellion in bid to extend Mindanao martial law

Security assessment by the police and military indicate that rebellion still persists in Mindanao, hence the need for the extension of martial law in the entire region, President Rodrigo Duterte told Congress......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

AFP confident martial law will be extended in Mindanao

The Armed Forces of the Philippines expressed confidence on Sunday that it could convince Congress to approve a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. Noting a 38-percent downtrend in crime in the region, the AFP maintained that Mindanao residents were satisfied with the implementation of martial law and wanted it extended. 'Relatively peaceful' In a radio interview, Col. Noel Detoyato, chief of the AFP public affairs office (PAO) said most parts of Mindanao have been "relatively peaceful" with martial law in effect over the region. Detoyato pointed out that the AFP had prepared its report to Congress for the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. "Actually...Keep on reading: AFP confident martial law will be extended in Mindanao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Duterte seeks martial law extension in southern Philippines | International News | theworldlink.com

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to extend martial law in the country's south by another year amid continuing concerns over possible militant attac.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Rights groups oppose another martial law extension in Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The Movement Against Tyranny-Northern Mindanao (MAT-NMR) said it is against the third  extension of martial law in Mindanao and condoned the announcement of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr regarding this proposal . The martial law currently in effect in Mindanao was supposed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018