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Duterte drops 3 more fraternity brothers in DOJ

President Duterte has replaced three more fraternity brothers holding key posts in the Department of Justice......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 11th, 2018

Duterte drops 3 more fraternity brothers in DOJ

President Duterte has replaced three more fraternity brothers holding key posts in the Department of Justice......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

DU30 frat brods quit

PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday accepted the courtesy resignations of three Justice undersecretaries and an assistant secretary, and immediately announced their replacements. Those who resigned were Justice Undersecretaries Raymund Mecate, Erickson Balmes, Reynante Orceo, and assistant secretary Juvy Manwong. Incidentally, Mecate, Balmes, and Orceo were the fraternity brothers of the President at….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Guevarra out to form own DOJ strike force

The grip of President Rodrigo Duterte's fraternity brothers on the Department of Justice (DOJ) may be coming to an end. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday confirmed that he had directed all assistant secretaries and undersecretaries at the DOJ --- including four members of the Lex Talionis fraternity, which counts the President and former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II among its alumni --- to hand in "unqualified courtesy resignations." "All sitting DOJ undersecretaries and assistant secretaries have [already] tendered their courtesy resignations," Guevarra said in a text message to the Inquirer. Asked if he would reappoint some of them, he said: "I can onl...Keep on reading: Guevarra out to form own DOJ strike force.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

DOJ secretaries not the first: Courtesy resignations under Duterte admin

President Duterte's fraternity brothers who are top officials at the Department of Justice are asked to tender "courtesy" resignations. These are just the latest in a string of quitting officials under Duterte's watch......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

ALL THAT FITS | Justice for Randy Felix Malayao

Last night under the biting chill and purple sky, we joined the condemnation of Randy’s extrajudicial killing at UP Baguio, part of the nationwide action in the different UP units. Young activists, fraternity brothers, fellow writers in the Northern Dispatch and some fellow alumni from CEGP and UP. We are mourning now. We express our deepest condolences to Randy’s family and kin and the communities he served......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

Duterte: Vote ‘yes’ for Bangsamoro Law

        MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday threw his final pitch prior to the plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), a measure which seeks to bring peace in Mindanao.   "Let us forget the bitterness of the past and look to the future. Ladies and gentlemen, mga mahal kong Moro brothers or sisters, magboto kayo ng 'yes,'" Duterte said in his speech during a pro-BOL peace assembly in Cotabato City.   "'Pag hindi, hindi na ako punta dito kailanman," he added in jest.   The President made the call three days before the first plebiscite on Jan. 21. The second day of plebisc...Keep on reading: Duterte: Vote ‘yes’ for Bangsamoro Law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Red-wearing MNLF-Misuari members oppose Duterte’s BOL

                COTABATO CITY -- While President Rodrigo Duterte was rallying the Bangsamoro to vote for the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), about 3,000 members of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF-Misuari faction) gathered at the Cotabato City Hall here, opposing what Duterte was campaigning for.   Duterte campaigned for "yes" for the ratification of Republic Act No. 11054 or the BOL during the peace assembly at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex (SKCC) inside the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) compound here on Friday.   "Minamahal kong mga Moro brothers and sister...Keep on reading: Red-wearing MNLF-Misuari members oppose Duterte’s BOL.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Duterte appoints frat brod to Court of Appeals

President Duterte has appointed another fraternity brother to the judiciary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Listing the inconsistencies in Paolo Duterte’s list of ‘destabilizers’

Paolo Duterte’s photos of a controversial list of people and organizations involved in the “Oust Duterte Movement” is fraught with inaccuracies and mistakes that the veracity of the whole is being put into question. On the list is a certain “Jim ‘Ducky’ Paredes,” who are actually two people, brothers Jim and Ducky Paredes. Jim is […] The post Listing the inconsistencies in Paolo Duterte’s list of ‘destabilizers’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Rock and a hard place: When a university president’s frat is in hot water

Danilo Concepcion is president of the University of the Philippines and a member of the heavily criticized Upsilon Sigma Phi. This puts him in a difficult position as his fraternity brothers are being tagged in a leaked online conversation condemned by many. Concepcion recently aired his dismay over the chat transcript’s disturbing content as Upsilon […] The post Rock and a hard place: When a university president’s frat is in hot water appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Upsilon Sigma Phi members denounce views of alleged frat brothers in 'LonsiLeaks

(First published on Nov. 21, 2018) Members of a fraternity based in the University of the Philippines denounced their fellow members’ views allegedly revealed in a leaked online chat filled with disturbing messages of killing Lumad members and misogyny. Screenshots of an alleged group chat of members of Upsilon Sigma Phi, touted as the country’s […] The post Upsilon Sigma Phi members denounce views of alleged frat brothers in #LonsiLeaks appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Sara on political dynasty: Election makes it democratic

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Oct) – Incumbent Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio did not deny that the city is ruled by a “political dynasty” with both her brothers running for high positions – as representative and as vice mayor – in May but she maintained the freedom of the people to select their leaders […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Roque heeds President’s advice, drops Senate bid to run as partylist rep

FORMER Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. will run as partylist representative in the 2019 mid-term elections, and not as senator, he announced on Monday. Roque made the announcement following his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday about his political plans. “I’m taking the advice of the President. I will actually file tomorrow (Tuesday) my [...] The post Roque heeds President’s advice, drops Senate bid to run as partylist rep appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Duterte govt satisfaction rating drops -SWS

Majority of Filipinos remained satisfied with the Duterte administration although its rating suffered an eight-point drop in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The poll from September 15 to 23 showed that 65 percent of the 1,200 adult respondents were satisfied with the administration, 19 percent were [...] The post Duterte govt satisfaction rating drops -SWS appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

SWS: Satisfaction rating of Duterte administration drops to 65%

        The net satisfaction rating of the Duterte administration suffered an eight-point drop in the third quarter of 2018, Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results showed on Friday.   The latest survey conducted from Sept. 15 to 23 revealed that about 65 percent of adult Filipinos were satisfied and 19 percent were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied while 15 percent were dissatisfied.   The latest rating suffered significant drop compared with the 72% in June 2018.   However, the net satisfaction rating for the September 2018 survey had a net satisfaction rating of +50 which was lower compared to June 2018's +58 (...Keep on reading: SWS: Satisfaction rating of Duterte administration drops to 65%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Duterte fraternity brother, new Army exec get CA nod

The Commission on Appointments has confirmed Antonio Kho as commissioner of the Commission on Elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

'BabaeAko ‘Pinay Uprising’ LA event blasts Duterte

  LOS ANGELES -- More than a hundred Filipinos gathered for "to foster empowerment in the Filipino community and advocate for women's rights" culminating with "Pinay stories that share the experiences of our kababayans." The gathering at the community meeting space of the Asian Pacific American law offices of Advancing Justice in downtown Los Angeles early September was hosted by the Malaya Movement. Among the luminaries in attendance were Ruby Ibarra, a rapper and spoken word artist from the San Francisco Bay Area, Arianna Lady Basco, recently recognized by the City of Los Angeles and the State of California for her and her brothers' contribution to the arts as "The Fi...Keep on reading: #BabaeAko ‘Pinay Uprising’ LA event blasts Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

LOOK: Duterte ‘dabs’ with skateboarder Didal

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday has done the iconic "dab" pose with Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal in Malacaang. Duterte posed with Didal during the awarding of incentives to Filipino medalists at the recently concluded 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. Dabbing, or simply the dab, according to Wikipedia is "a dance move in which a person drops the head into the bent crook of a slanted arm while raising the opposite arm in a parallel direction but out straight; both arms are pointed to the side and at an upward angle." It is also a gesture of triumph. Didal had done the dab pose every time she accomplished skateboarding tricks and stunts during the Asian Gam...Keep on reading: LOOK: Duterte ‘dabs’ with skateboarder Didal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

SWS: Duterte s net trust rating drops

SWS: Duterte s net trust rating drops.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Tulfo brothers, Aegis Juris, Dingdong Dantes | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: The Tulfo brothers said they are not returning the P60-million payment they received from the questionable advertisement deal. The 4 giant magnetic lifters, which were suspected to have contained illegal drugs, have tested negative from swab testing. Aegis Juris fraternity member Marc Anthony Ventura broke down in tears when he took the witness stand. President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018