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Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for Myanmar ‘genocide’ comment

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday apologized to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for calling the Rohingya crisis a “genocide.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for genocide remark

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday April 13, apologized to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for saying that "genocide" was taking place in her country. Duterte made the apology during a news conference at the Davao International Airport early morning Friday, while responding to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for Myanmar ‘genocide’ comment

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday apologized to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for calling the Rohingya crisis a “genocide.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Myanmar over ‘genocide’

A week after describing the military crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority as a “genocide,” President Duterte yesterday issued a public apology to the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Myanmar s Suu Kyi

Duterte apologizes to Myanmar s Suu Kyi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte sorry over Myanmar ‘genocide’ comments

President Rodrigo Duterte issued a public apology to Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, a week after describing the military crackdown on the country’s Rohingya minority as a “genocide.” Suu Kyi, a Nobel laureate, has come in for intense global criticism over her public silence regarding a brutal military crackdown that [...] The post Duterte sorry over Myanmar ‘genocide’ comments appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte ready to open PH doors to Rohingya refugees

President Duterte's heart goes out to the Rohingya whom he describes as victims of "genocide" in Myanmar and is willing to accept as refugees in the Philippines.   In a speech in Malacaang, Mr. Duterte chided the United Nations for failing to solve the Rohingya crisis.   "That is really genocide, if I may [say] so," he said, adding he would welcome the Rohingya to the country. "Me? We? I'm willing to accept refugees. Rohingyas, yes, I will," he said.   But Europe should accept them as well, he added. Members of the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority are facing persecution and violence from the Myanmar military, and they have been escaping in droves to nearby...Keep on reading: Duterte ready to open PH doors to Rohingya refugees.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Myanmar blasts Duterte’s comments on genocide

MYANMAR on Friday criticized Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte for what he called the “genocide” of the Rohingyas in the country’s Rakhine State. Mr. Duterte made the remarks in the context of his expressed willingness to accept Rohingya refugees during a speech on Thursday, April 5, where he also criticized anew United Nations High Commissioner […] The post Myanmar blasts Duterte’s comments on genocide appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Miss PH Earth Imelda Schweighart apologizes for comment on Hitler, Duterte

Miss PH Earth Imelda Schweighart apologizes for comment on Hitler, Duterte.....»»

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Duterte apologizes to Jewish community

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday apologized to the Jews for his widely condemned remarks last week that drew a parallel between his bloody anti-drug war and Adolf Hitler’s genocide of six million Jews during the Holocaust. “I apologize pro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2016

Amnesty slams India for deporting Rohingya | The Manila Times Online

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International (AI) on Monday accused India of disregarding international law after a Rohingya family was deported to Myanmar where the military is accused of genocide against theREA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Palace: Duterte comment linking Roxas to ambushes a joke | Philstar.com

Palace: Duterte comment linking Roxas to ambushes 'a joke' | Philstar.com Philippine Star Was President Rodrigo Duterte serious when he claimed former Interior Secretary Manuel Mar Roxas II w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Comment on Public trust ratings of President Duterte by Yves Boquet

The graph is misleading. It looks as if his popularity had plummeted to nothing, when 70% of the people approve him. The only honest way to represent the statistics is using zero as the base of your chart, not 70, this is a distortion of reality......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

COMMENT: On Duterte’s Jokes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 27 Dec) – Rodrigo R. Duterte is the most controversial Philippine president counting from President Emilio Aguinaldo. Let’s not deny him the many “good” and “right” that he has done. These, however, have been shrouded by what his critics see as “bad” manners and “wrong” conduct. Already tied to defending […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Palace: Duterte comment linking Roxas to ambushes ‘a joke’

Was President Rodrigo Duterte serious when he claimed former Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II was responsible for the two ambushes on Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

COMMENT: Constitution Trivialized, Mocked

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 Dec) – Under no Philippine president other than Rodrigo R. Duterte has the Constitution been so blatantly trivialized and mocked. Abetted by the Supreme Court, this was so in the quo warranto ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and the still unresolved plot to revoke the amnesty granted […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

Maggie Wilson apologizes to Catriona Gray about swimsuit comment months ago

Former beauty queen Maggie Wilson said she acknowledges her mistakes in the past, one of them dropping a comment on now newly crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray made months ago. The Binibining Pilipinas-World 2007 candidate, along with Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago, commented in March that Gray did not deserve to bag the best swimsuit award during the Binibining Pilipinas coronation night. READ:Former beauty queens annoy Catriona fans for saying she doesn't deserve bestswimsuit award Gray was crowned as this year's Miss Universe on Monday, Dec. 17, at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. She bested 93 other candidates from around the globe, and is the f...Keep on reading: Maggie Wilson apologizes to Catriona Gray about swimsuit comment months ago.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

Philippines Catriona Gray is Miss Universe 2018 | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Miss Philippines Catriona Gray is crowned Miss Universe 2018. Malacañang denies President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Catholic Church leaders and priests to leave during the turnover of the Balangiga Bells. Facebook apologizes for a bug that exposed unposted photos for some 6.8 million users through third-party applications. {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

House wants Duterte to fire Diokno from DBM | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The House of Representatives adopts a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fire Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen apologizes for covering up the "dirty deeds" of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to 3 years for multiple crimes including hush money payments ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Pacquiao, Enrile defend Duterte’s attacks vs Church 

      MANILA, Philippines --- For some, President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against the Catholic Church could be alarming but Senator Manny Pacquiao and former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile both have a different view. Pacquiao said Duterte has the right to give his strong opinion against the Church, noting that the President's childhood may have an effect on his behavior. "Mahirap magbigay ng comment like I said may karapatan sya kasi may experience sya nung bata pa sya. Hindi tayo nakakaalam kung ano experience nya nung bata siya, " Pacquiao told local radio station DWIZ. Duterte has been throwing verbal attacks against the Church in his speeches by call...Keep on reading: Pacquiao, Enrile defend Duterte’s attacks vs Church .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Gov’t must aid those affected by 2nd fuel tax hike – Angara

MANILA, Philippine --- The government must be ready to provide assistance to those who would be affected by the additional tax on fuel in 2019. Sen. Sonny Angara, chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, reiterated this call on Tuesday when sought for comment on President Rodrigo Dutert's decision to approve the additional excise tax on fuel starting January next year. READ: Duterte approves 2nd round of fuel excise tax hike in 2019 The second round of increases was provided for under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act. Angara noted that in his previous statement he had called on the government to first provide in full all the social mitigati...Keep on reading: Gov’t must aid those affected by 2nd fuel tax hike – Angara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018