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Duterte to aspirants: Don t covet presidency, it is a gift from God

It's still three years to go before his term of office ends, but President Rodrigo Duterte already has advice those aspiring to succeed him......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2019

Senator Bong Go to ask President Duterte to move 2020 brgy polls to 2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Ganahan pa ka maextend imong termino?” (Do you want your term to be extended?) This was the question Senator-elect Bong Go raised to Mambaling Barangay Captain Gines Abellana during his visit on Saturday, June 8, to the fire-struck Sitio Puntod Alaska, Barangay Mambaling in Cebu City. Read more: Barangay Mambaling allocates […] The post Senator Bong Go to ask President Duterte to move 2020 brgy polls to 2022 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019

Outgoing Speaker GMA to House: Harvest seeds we planted during Duterte s term

MANILA, Philippines – Outgoing Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo gave her final marching orders to legislators: those who will continue serving in the next 18th Congress should build on the seeds they planted in the current 17th Congress. Arroyo, who is on her 3rd and final term ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

President Duterte should not waste his last 3 years

It was the first time in ages that I was out of the country during the mid-term elections as my plane left on May 11 for our family vacation in Europe......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

Understanding President Duterte’s approval ratings

The latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Station showed that support for President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration have progressed from “very good” to “excellent.” This is unusual, especially midway in a presidential term......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2019

Anomalies in the mid-term election in the Philippines

By DELIA D. AGUILAR and E. SAN JUAN, JR. Manipulating the mid-term May 13, 2019 elections, Philippine strong-man Rodrigo Duterte has finally seized full control of the State apparatus. He captured the last institution, the Senate, to guarantee absolute power (after removing an independent chief justice of the Supreme Court), with the election of his… The post Anomalies in the mid-term election in the Philippines appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019

Sapat na experience bilang mambabatas, mahalaga sa paghirang ng house speaker-political analyst

Manila, Philippines – “Councilor, Vice Mayor, TOYM awardee, Three term congressman, two term senator, Running mate of President Rodrigo Duterte, and served in the Duterte Cabinet and foreign affairs secretary, Representative Alan Peter Cayetano is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

‘Duterte’s US trip likely before term ends’

President Duterte is likely to visit the United States before the end of his term, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

Sara Duterte won’t reconcile with Rep. Alvarez

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 May) – Re-elected Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte refused to reconcile with former House speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez, who was re-elected to another three-year term as representative of Davao del Norte’s 1st district. In a statement released on Tuesday evening, Duterte said Alvarez’s offer of reconciliation was deceiving and utterly lacked sincerity. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

Sonny Angara, Senate’s tax man, secures second term

Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara gets another Senate term despite headwinds he faced after he shepherded through the Senate the first package of  the Duterte administration’s tax reform program, which was partly blamed for the multi-year high inflation last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

LOSERS AND WINNERS: Two mayors in Duterte’s narco list lose election bid

TWO mayors who were labelled as alleged illegal drugs protectors by President Rodrigo Duterte failed in their respective election bids. Alex Centena of Calinog town and Mariano Malones of Maasin, Iloilo ran for vice mayor in their respective towns. Centena, who is on his third term and ran under Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL), only garnered […] The post LOSERS AND WINNERS: Two mayors in Duterte’s narco list lose election bid appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Fitch Solutions cites policy boost, long-term political risk as Duterte consolidates influence on Congress

EMERGING results of the May 13 mid-term elections showing President Rodrigo R. Duterte will likely consolidate his influence on lawmakers, especially those in the Senate, will mean stronger impetus for reform but also carry long-term political risk, Fitch Solutions Macro Research said in a May 14 note e-mailed to journalists on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2019

Malabon mayor reelected despite Duterte threats

Despite threats from President Duterte, the Liberal Party’s Antolin “Lenlen” Oreta III won his third and last term as Malabon mayor against Duterte’s ally, erstwhile Vice Mayor Jeannie Sandoval......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019

As Cebu City Mayor, Labella pushes for LRT, promises police support

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Light Railway Transit (LRT) may come sooner than expected with Cebu City Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella pushing for the project during his term. In his statements immediately after his proclamation as the winner of the mayoral race in Cebu City, Labella said that President Rodrigo Duterte will fulfill his promises of […] The post As Cebu City Mayor, Labella pushes for LRT, promises police support appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

What will Philippine President Duterte do after mid-term elections

President Rodrigo Duterte is not running in the mid-term elections, but his popularity is expected to affect the vote, analysts said......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

Duterte expected to strengthen clout after mid-term ‘referendum’

President Duterte is expected to strengthen his grip on power and further marginalize a dwindling opposition following mid-term elections yesterday. Nearly 62 million of the country’s 107 million population are registered to vote in a massive nationwide ballot for 18,000 posts, among them more than 200 mayors and governors and 245 seats in a House […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 13th, 2019

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls Kansas City Star Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's name is not on the ballot but Monday's mid-term elections are seen as a crucia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 12th, 2019

Youth increasingly key to putting policy makers in place, but not a ‘solid’ vote

ABOUT 61 million voters, with the youth forming a considerable segment of this electorate, are expected to vote in today’s mid-term elections, the outcome of which will influence policy making in the remaining three years of the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 12th, 2019

Who has her courage?

By tonight we will know the winners in the local elections and in a few days the new senators. Whether this mid-term election is really a referendum on President Duterte cannot be truly measured but no matter how we read the results, the real test will be how they will perform. What I want to […] The post Who has her courage? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 12th, 2019

Duterte seeks safe, happy PH

A safe and happy Philippines is all President Duterte wants to achieve before he ends his term. Addressing an administration campaign rally in Pasig City Saturday, the President explained that his government has waged efforts to keep law and order as well as combat corruption to help attain his dream for the nation. “I’d like […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 12th, 2019