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Democracy has never been more alive in PH – Cayetano

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano slammed Human Rights Watch (HRW) for saying that President Rodrigo Duterte "plunged the Philippines in its worst human rights crisis" since the Marcos dictatorship. Cayetano claimed the exact opposite, even as thousands die in Duterte's drug war , and as government ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJan 20th, 2018

Democracy has never been more alive in PH – Cayetano

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano slammed Human Rights Watch (HRW) for saying that President Rodrigo Duterte "plunged the Philippines in its worst human rights crisis" since the Marcos dictatorship. Cayetano claimed the exact opposite, even as thousands die in Duterte's drug war , and as government ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

Democracy very much alive on Day 1 of COC filing

      On the first day of the filing for the certificates of candidacy (COC) on Thursday, a number of political bigwigs swamped the main office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).   But the people's attention was drawn outside of the Palacio Del Gobernador building where other hopefuls from the varied background were providing the public some excitement and proof that democracy in the country is very much alive and kicking.   A man who claimed he was an ex-lover of the Queen of All Media, Kris Aquino, was the first to sound off. Daniel Magtira, who is eyeing for a Senate seat for the upcoming May 2019 midterm elections, professed...Keep on reading: Democracy very much alive on Day 1 of COC filing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Cayetano slams BBC for unfair depiction of democracy in PH

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano slammed the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Wednesday, October 3, for recently airing a documentary about democracy in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte. The BBC documentary titled "Philippines: Democracy in Danger?" shows the thousands killed in Duterte's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Panelo: Trillanes, being alive, is living proof democracy is not dead

Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo. INQUIRER.net / CATHY MIRANDA Senator Antonio Triilanes IV should be dead by now if democracy in the country is dead, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Sal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Esperon: Democracy is alive, due process followed in Trillanes arrest

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon believes that rule of law is 'alive' in the issuance of an arrest warrant against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. 'What is very notable her.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Palace welcomes ‘Walk for Life’ event

Malacaang Palace welcomedon Saturdaythe "Walk for Life" event organized by religious groups despite the fact that pressing issues against the Duterte administration were tackled. "As we all know, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is open to constructive criticism," Roque said in a statement. "He allows everyone, including the protesters, to fully exercise their right to express their grievances within the bounds of the law." "Today's Walk for Life is a testament that democracy and freedom are very much alive in the Philippines," Roque added. He then thanked the Church leaders for cooperating with the authorities during the event that led to a peaceful gathering. The event sta...Keep on reading: Palace welcomes ‘Walk for Life’ event.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

[OPINION] Lesson from prison: How political persecution keeps the ideals of democracy alive

This opinion piece is part of the Silver Lining Series written by members of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD), an organization of liberal and democratic parties in Asia, to celebrate its 25th Anniversary this 2018. In the evening of February 23, 2017, I was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Freedom, democracy alive in PH — Roque

THE Black Friday Protest in defense of press freedom is proof that freedom and democracy are very much alive in the Philippines. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued this statement as the media and other advocates of press freedom were set to hold a rally in Quezon City Friday night. “This….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Palace says journos’ Black Friday protest sign democracy alive in PHL

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines’ Black Friday protests for press freedom only proves that the democracy in the Philippines is alive, Malacañang said Friday. Source link link: Palace says journos’ Black Friday protest sign democracy alive in PHL.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Palace: & apos;Black Friday& apos; protest shows freedom, democracy alive - Philippine Star

Palace: 'Black Friday' protest shows freedom, democracy alive - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Palace: Black Friday protest shows freedom, democracy alive

MANILA, Philippines — A protest for press freedom set to be staged in Quezon City on Friday evening is a testament that freedom and democracy are alive in th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Venezuela policies leave democracy 'barely alive' – United Nations

Venezuela policies leave democracy 'barely alive' – United Nations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

Jett Manuel proud of his boys as UP finally makes UAAP Final Four

Although not being able to personally bring the UP Fighting Maroons to the UAAP Final Four, Jett Manuel was just as happy as he learned of his team's feat. The boys from Diliman have made the postseason for the very first time since 1997, when they were led by the late Bryan Gahol, Joseph "Ogie" Gumatay, and Paolo Mendoza.  Since then, the squad has experienced heartbreak for the next two decades, including a few winless seasons. Manuel, who donned the maroon and white from 2010-16 was not spared from UP's mediocrity, compiling an overall 10-60 record in his five-year playing career, including two 0-14 seasons and the infamous UAAP Season 77 bonfire back in 2014, which celebrated their only win of the campaign. The former team captain admitted that he was following the game while his team, Ginebra, was at shootaround at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, trying to keep their season alive, facing archrivals Magnolia in Game 4 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. "Well, I was secretly following the game throughout my pre-game preparation. Di nga ako nag-pre-game shooting para mapanood ko yung game," Manuel shared. UP was already up by 23 when the opening jump took place for Game 3, so Manuel had a good feeling his alma mater had made it and never knew the actual final results until much later. Despite not leaving the bench the entirety of the game, Manuel went home a happy man as the Fighting Maroons downed the DLSU Green Archers, 97-81, while Ginebra forced a Game 4, 107-103. "I’m sad na I wasn’t there in person, but at least I got the win here today." But before some of his former teammates, now the veterans of the squad entered the hardwood, Manuel relayed a good luck message for the team, who were playing at the Mall of Asia Arena. "I spoke to Paul [Desiderio], I spoke to Diego [Dario], to Gelo [Vito] this morning, just telling them good luck, and yung usual ano, I mean, I’m always there for them. I’m just really happy for them. Yun lang talaga." The licensed engineer also shared how he expected that one day his teammates will bear the fruit of his squad's labor, an accomplishment the UP community has eagerly waited for a very long time. "Me personally, leaving UP with that goal na I wanted to leave something behind, leave a culture behind and try to start something, which will eventually lead to this." However, Manuel felt mixed emotions that UP's victory came at the expense of the Green Archers, where his younger brother, Joaqui plays for as a rookie. "...50-50 yung puso ko eh. I’m Maroon-blooded as well as a Manuel. So at the expense of my brother, yeah, I feel sad, but I’m more happy now that finally, finally [UP made it]." __   Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Ginebra stays alive with gutsy Game 3 win over Magnolia

MANILA, Philippines – Barangay Ginebra lives another day after hacking out a dramatic 107-103 win over Magnolia in Game 3 of 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, November 14.  Justin Brownlee tied his career-high 46 points to go with 19 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News13 hr. 19 min. ago

Devance bucks injury to help Ginebra keep title hunt alive

MANILA, Philippines – Joe Devance wasn't just about to sit on the sidelines and witness his Barangay Ginebra's campaign for a third straight PBA Governors' Cup title get crushed by Magnolia.  The do-it-all forward shrugged off a stress fracture on his left foot to help the Gin Kings stay ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News13 hr. 19 min. ago

PBA: Tenorio, Gin Kings quick to move on to Game 4

While it was Justin Brownlee that did most of the heavy liftin to bring back Barangay Ginebra from an 18-point deficit in Game 3 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals, it was actually LA Tenorio who hit the final marginal basket to keep the Gin Kings' title defense alive. Tied at 103, Tenorio hit the go-ahead floater with 14 seconds to go. And after Ginebra forced a Magnolia miss, Tenorio also hit the last two free throws to seal the final tally. "Na-shoot siya eh," Tenorio said on his final field goal. "Well opportunity yun na nabigay sakin on that particular possession, might as well take it di ba? Everyone is expecting Justin to get the ball. We got nothing to lose in that possession, I was just thinking of being aggressive and see what was gonna happen," he added. Tenorio was terrible all game long for the Gin Kings, struggling to find his shot. While LA did finish with 14 points for the game, 11 of them came in the final period to help Ginebra pull through. "Actually struggling ak othe whole game, medyo iba yung pakiramdam ko today eh. But that's not an excuse," he said. "I think the whole team was really focused today but I cannot say na we really played well," he added. Despite cutting their Manila Clasico deficit in half, Tenorio and the Gin Kings are not quite happy yet. It's just one game after all. "We only got one game, inside the locker room after the game it was nothing, we moved on right away and are thinking about Friday's game right away," Tenorio said.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Tenorio, Brownlee push Ginebra past Magnolia to avoid PBA semis sweep

LA Tenorio made the game-winning basket while Justin Brownlee matched his career-high and reigning two-time champion Barangay Ginebra escaped Magnolia, 107-103, in Game 3 to stay alive in their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals series Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Tenorio hit a floater that put the Gin Kings in front for good, 105-103, with 14.9 seconds left before the Hotshots failed to score on the other end after Paul Lee's deep 3-pointer hardly hit the front of the rim. Brownlee led the Kings' comeback from 18 points down in the third quarter en route to a 46-point night on top of 19 rebounds and three blocks while Tenorio unleashed 11 of his 14 points in the four...Keep on reading: Tenorio, Brownlee push Ginebra past Magnolia to avoid PBA semis sweep.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Ginebra stays alive with gusty Game 3 win over Magnolia

MANILA, Philippines – Barangay Ginebra lives another day after hacking out a dramatic 107-103 win over Magnolia in Game 3 of 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, November 14.  Justin Brownlee tied his career-high 46 points to go with 19 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Cayetanos building a ‘super dynasty’?

A lawyer for a petition against the Cayetano family on Wednesday called out that the family is building a “super dynasty” as four of its family members are running for local and national government positions in next year’s midterm elections. In a televised interview, lawyer Atty. Emilio Marañon III – the counsel of Leonides Buac […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Cayetano couple faces disqualification case

Cayetano couple faces disqualification case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018