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Duterte practicing cronyism — lawmaker

President Duterte was accused yesterday of practicing cronyism by recycling officials he has removed for alleged acts of wrongdoing......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2018

Duterte practicing cronyism — lawmaker

President Duterte was accused yesterday of practicing cronyism by recycling officials he has removed for alleged acts of wrongdoing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Placing PRA under Presidents office centralizes power under Duterte opposition lawmaker - Money

Placing PRA under President's office centralizes power under Duterte opposition lawmaker GMA News Transferring the prerogative to approve reclamation projects back to the Philippine Reclamation A.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Diokno to Andaya: No ‘illegal cash advances’ for infra projects under Duterte

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Wednesday said the practice of early procurement is “not new,” as he denied allegations from a lawmaker that contractors paid “commissions” or “cash advances” for multibillion-peso infrastructure projects......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

President is endorsing my candidacy – Pimentel

MANILA, Philippines - Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Tuesday affirmed President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement of his Senate bid.   In a photo shared by Pimentel with reporters, Duterte can be seenraising the hand of the lawmaker while extending a fist bump, a signature pose of the President's Partido Demokratiko Pilipino - Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party.     Pimentel is PDP-Laban president while Duterte is the party's chairman. "Hindi pa ba ito endorsement?" he wrote to accompany the photo. Duterte, in the past, has made public his endorsements for 11 senatorial candidates - four of the five PDP-Laban bets and seven others. The Presid...Keep on reading: President is endorsing my candidacy – Pimentel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Media are part of the problem

That former TV broadcaster who’s running for senator under Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago party isn’t alone in denying that the Duterte regime is a threat to press freedom. There are other former and still practicing broadcast, print and online media people who have never quite understood that the most fundamental values in journalism are… The post Media are part of the problem appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Batocabe’s widow to seek Daraga mayoral post

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines - Gertrudes "Gertie" Batocabe, widow of slain Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe, announced on Friday that she will substitute as National Unity Party's candidate for Daraga, albay mayor in the May midterm elections. The announcement was made a day after a meeting with President Duterte at Malacaang and forty-two days after her husband and his police escort SPO2 Orlando Diaz were slain by gunmen while leaving a gift-giving activity in Daraga. "As early as the moment my father died, people were already clamuring for my mother to pick up the fight," said lawyerJustin Batocabe, son of the slain lawmaker. "Even when the President visited ... during ou...Keep on reading: Batocabe’s widow to seek Daraga mayoral post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Duterte accuses solons of not delivering on vow to provide reward for Batocabe killers

President Duterte said Congress has vowed to give P30 million for the arrest of the mastermind of the killing of the lawmaker......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Palace: Duterte ‘will not interfere’ with bill to lower age of criminal liability

  MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte "will not interfere" and would let Congress decide and work on the proposed law, seeking to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine years old. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Tuesday said Duterte, though yet to specify which age should be set as minimum age of criminal liability, would leave the matter up to lawmakers. "The President will not interfere with the measure, because that's the lawmakers' job. We will wait kung ano ang final," Panelo said in a Palace briefing. "All he (Duterte) has been saying since the campaign is he wants that lowered. And we will leave that to the lawmaker...Keep on reading: Palace: Duterte ‘will not interfere’ with bill to lower age of criminal liability.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

The pros and cons of telecommuting or the work-from-home arrangement in the Philippines

The work-from-home program of the private sector will now be regulated by virtue of the recently signed Republic Act No. 11165 or the Telecommuting Act. The measure that President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law last year is not new as many private companies have been practicing this work arrangement in recent years respective of their […] The post The pros and cons of telecommuting or the work-from-home arrangement in the Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Philippine Lawmaker, a Duterte Ally, Is Killed in Pre-Election Violence

Rodel M. Batocabe, 52, was fatally shot during a gift-giving ceremony on Saturday. He was the 21st official killed since President Rodrigo Duterte took office......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Probe killing of Chongs bodyguard, Duterte orders | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered an investigation on the killing of Richard Santillan, the bodyguard of former Biliran lawmaker Glenn Chong, Malacaang said. In a statement on Tuesday, Palace spok.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Probe killing of Chong’s bodyguard, Duterte orders

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered an investigation on the killing of Richard Santillan, the bodyguard of former Biliran lawmaker Glenn Chong, Malacañang said. In a statement on Tuesday, Palace spokesman…READ The post Probe killing of Chong’s bodyguard, Duterte orders appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Duterte orders probe on killing of ex-lawmaker’s aide — Palace

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a "fair and thorough" investigation into the death of a former lawmaker's security aide, who was killed in an alleged shootout with policemen in Rizal province. Santillan was the bodyguard of former Biliran Rep. Glenn Chong. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this in a statement on Monday night as the Palace condemned the brazen attack. "President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has ordered a fair and thorough investigation of the case until the killers, including the mastermind, are put behind bars," Panelo said. "Serious accusations have been made against some members of the Calabarzon police. Let the chips f...Keep on reading: Duterte orders probe on killing of ex-lawmaker’s aide — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Rodel Batocabe widow assured of protection

“Ultimate humiliation” awaits anyone who threatens the widow of slain Ako Bicol party-list representative Rodel Batocabe, President Duterte has warned, as the slain lawmaker was laid to rest in his hometown in Daraga, Albay yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Comelec control of Daraga seen; PRRD raises bounty vs solon s killers

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) - President Rodrigo Duterte raised the reward for the capture of the killers of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe during his visit to the slain lawmaker's wake in Daraga town in Alba.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 30th, 2018

Comelec control of Daraga seen; PRRD raises bounty vs solon s killers

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) - President Rodrigo Duterte raised the reward for the capture of the killers of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe during his visit to the slain lawmaker's wake in Daraga town in Alba.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 30th, 2018

Duterte urged to resign after disgusting confession

MANILA, Philippines ' – A lawmaker and Gabriela Women’s Party condemned President Rodrigo Duterte after the chief executive admitted molesting their maid when he was a teenager.   Gabriela called on the President to resign on Sunday, December 30, saying he was unfit to lead the country for bragging ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2018

Duterte orders filing of cases vs lawmaker, father for mauling cop

By: Jennifer P. Rendon and Francis Allan L. Angelo PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año to file charges against Iloilo 1st district Rep. Richard Garin and his father, Mayor Oscar Garin of Guimbal, Iloilo for allegedly mauling a police officer. In an interview after visiting […] The post Duterte orders filing of cases vs lawmaker, father for mauling cop appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Duterte orders DILG to file charges vs Iloilo lawmaker, mayor | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte asked the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to file charges against a lawmaker and his father for allegedly mauling a police officer in a townREAD The post D.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

President Duterte Confers Quezon Service Cross Award to Late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday, December 3, spearheaded the historical posthumous awarding of the Quezon Service Cross to the late Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. During his speech, President Duterte mentioned that he was grateful to honor an esteemed lawmaker, constitutionalist, and a stateswoman like Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. “I am deeply honored to lead the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018