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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

'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

Duterte to residents in proposed Bangsamoro: discuss the law, vote in the plebiscite

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 August) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged residents of the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to “actively participate in constructive discussions” about the Bangsamoro law and to vote in the plebiscite that would ratify it. “I ask my Bangsamoro brothers and sisters, as well as the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Duterte drops by hospital day before SONA 2018

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte made a visit to the hospital a day before his 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) . Rappler confirmed this with two sources privy to the hospital visit. Duterte dropped by Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on Sunday afternoon, July 22, where he had an ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Duterte frat brod named Comelec commissioner

President Duterte has appointed a fraternity brother as commissioner of the Commission on Elections, filling the post vacated by Sheriff Abas who moved up as chairman of the poll body......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

A Presidential Soiree in Iloilo

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres IT’S NOT every day that the President Rodrigo Roa Duterte drops by the City of Love, so excitement was in the air when the Chief Executive visited the Ilonggo nation recently. The post A Presidential Soiree in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

SWS: Duterte satisfaction drops from ‘very good’ to ‘good’

Public satisfaction with President Duterte plunged to a new personal low in the second quarter of the year, according to the latest Social Weather Stations survey......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Satisfaction with Duterte drops to record-low +45

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s net satisfaction rating dropped 11 points in the second quarter of the year to a personal low of +45, but still classified as “good,” results from the Social Weather Survey (SWS) showed......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

June 15 Declared a Regular Holiday

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 514, s. 2018 on June 6, 2018 in Malacañang declaring Friday, June 15, 2018, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr or Feast of Ramadhan. This is to give homage to our muslim brothers and sisters. Eid’l Fitr marks the end of Ramadhan, a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Ateneo crushes NU by 34 points to stay spotless in Filoil Preseason

Ateneo de Manila University remains the pacesetter in the 2018 Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament all while flexing its muscle up against a UAAP rival. Drawing contributions from up and down their lineup, the Blue Eagles routed National University for a convincing 94-60 victory on Thursday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Thirdy Ravena fronted the charge with 20 points while new reinforcement Angelo Kouame had 12 markers to his name. With Ravena on-point from the get-go, the reigning and defending UAAP champions blazed to a 26-10 start in the first quarter. They would never look back all the way to a still spotless 5-0 slate – good for joint first in Group A. Ateneo needs just one more win to secure a spot in the quarterfinals. Conversely, the Bulldogs now find themselves in a must-win situation as their latest lost drops their record to 2-5. Shaun Ildefonso was the only one in double-digits for them in this one with 16 points. Also still in the running for a quarters berth is the University of the Philippines which took care of business against University of the East, 66-61, even without top guns Paul Desiderio and Gomez de Liano brothers Javi and Juan. Nigerian powerhouse Bright Akhuetie posted a 17-point, 16-rebound double-double and Jun Manzo chipped in 13 markers of his own in the Fighting Maroons’ fifth win in a row after a 0-3 start to the tournament. With Juan GDL injured and Desiderio and Javi GDL tending to their studies, Janjan Jaboneta also stepped up with nine points, none bigger than a big-time triple with under a minute remaining. Overcoming the absence of its top guns, State U moved to solo fifth in Group A still win one assignment left in its schedule. Reymark Acuno paced the now 2-4 Red Warriors with 14 points. Meanwhile, Adamson University is the first team to deal a defeat to College of St. Benilde with an 80-60 whopping. Sean Manganti showed the way with 17 points, nine rebounds, and five assists while Jerom Lastimosa contributed 13 markers, five dimes, and three steals as the Soaring Falcons ascended to a 5-1 standing. Now tied with them for first-place in Group B are the Blazers who had Kendrix Belgica topping the scoring column with 18 points. In other results, Arellano University edged out Jose Rizal University, 76-74, to improve to 3-3. On the other hand, the Heavy Bombers finished the preseason without a win. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME ARELLANO (76) – de la Torre 15, Sera Josef 14, Alban 11, Chavez 8, Meca 7, Concepcion 6, Bayla 5, Ongolo Ongolo 4, Abdurasad 2, Abanes 2, Santos 2, Filart 0, Labarda 0, de la Cruz 0, Alcoriza 0, Dumagan 0, Codinera 0. JRU (74) – Mendoza 15, de la Virgen 15, Ramos 9, Bordon 9, Esguerra 7, Padua 6, Silvarez 5, de la Rosa 5, de Guzman 3, David 0, Estrella 0, Mallari 0. QUARTER SCORES: 12-20, 27-38, 44-50, 76-74. SECOND GAME UP (66) – Akhuetie 17, Manzo 13, Jaboneta 8, Gozum 7, Prado 7, Vito 6, Murrell 3, Lim 3, Dario 2, Santiago 0, Espanola 0, Tungcab 0, Longa 0. UE (61) – Acuno 14, Conner 13, Pasaol 13, Varilla 12, Antiporda 4, Ph Manalang 3, Gagate 2, Maloles 0, Strait 0, Dimayuga 0, Bartolome 0, Cullar 0, Sobrevega 0. QUARTER SCORES: 15-12, 26-24, 52-43, 66-61. THIRD GAME ADAMSON (80) – Manganti 17, Lastimosa 13, Ahanmisi 11, Catapusan 9, Mojica 8, Colonia 6, Sarr 6, Camacho 5, J Espeleta 2, Zaldivar 2, V Magbuhos 1, Orquez 0, W Magbuhos 0, Macion 0. CSB (60) – Belgica 18, Leutcheu 15, Carlos 9, Domingo 6, Dixon 5, Naboa 3, Haruna 0, Young 0, Flores 0. QUARTER SCORES: 18-8, 32-21, 63-47, 80-60. FOURTH GAME ATENEO 94 — Ravena 20, Kouame 12, Mi. Nieto 11, Mendoza 9, Ma. Nieto 8, Navarro 7, Asistio 6, Tio 6, Belangel 5, Black 3, Maagdenberg 3, Mamuyac 2, Wong 2. NU 60 — S. Ildefonso 16, Mosqueda 8, Mangayom 7, Joson 6, Aquino 5, Clemente 5, D. Ildefonso 5, Galinato 3, Gallego 2, Salim 2, Diputado 1, Gaye 0, Sinclair 0, Tibayan 0, Yu 0. QUARTER SCORES: 26-10, 48-33, 69-46, 94-60. —— Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Tulfo brothers, Bangsamoro Basic Law, Dua Lipa in Manila | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang expects Ben and Erwin Tulfo to make good on their promise to return the P60 million paid by the Department of Tourism or DOT for ad placements in their show. President Rodrigo Duterte sets a 'bare minimum' condition for the Bangsamoro Basic Law or BBL: no separate Bansamoro police and armed forces for the autonomous region. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

COA raises red flags on fund use by DOJ

The Commission on Audit (COA) has raised red flags on the handling of Department of Justice (DOJ) funds in 2017, finding defects in the management of at least P816 million. The audit agency questioned the "undocumented transfer of funds" of P621 million, while it cannot verify the disbursement of P160.8 million due to "deficiencies." At least P33.5 million was kept in bank accounts "without authority," the COA report said. The audit covered the period when the department was led by Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, a fraternity brother of President Duterte. He has since resigned after earning the ire of the President over the dismissal of drug charges against businessman Peter ...Keep on reading: COA raises red flags on fund use by DOJ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

Crime rate in metro drops by 30%

Metro Manila's top cop on Friday said that the crime rate in the capital last week hit its lowest level since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in 2016.   But homicide cases up   Director Camilo Cascolan, head of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), touted a 29.7 percent drop in crime incidents from May 14 to 18 this year, compared to the same period in 2017.   At least 231 crime incidents were reported from May 14 to 18 this year, which was the lowest weekly volume of crime in years, the NCRPO chief said. For the same period last year, 329 crime incidents were reported.   NCRPO data, however, showed that homicide cases...Keep on reading: Crime rate in metro drops by 30%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

Satisfaction with Duterte government drops to ‘very good’

Public satisfaction with the Duterte administration dropped from “excellent” to “very good” in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018