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Duterte tells why he did not vote

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said he skipped the barangay elections for “purely political” reasons – “to erase the suspicion” among his candidate-friends about his support. The President also explained he was busy monitoring the elections. “Purely political. Lahat ‘yung tumakbo kaibigan ko. Almost all were my supporters during the last….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMay 15th, 2018

Duterte tells China: You can t create islands and claim the sea

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte upped the ante with his unexpected word war with China on Friday, August 17. "You cannot create islands there and claim the sea. That is not an island, artificial islands are not true, are prohibited in the middle sea. 'Yan nga ang ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Duterte tells Comelec: Deputize me for 2019 polls

        Deputize me.   This was what President Rodrigo Duterte told the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday to help ensure a clean conduct of the 2019 midterm elections.   Duterte added that he will impose the "Alunan" doctrine, which limits the number of armed guards of politicians.   "I commit to the Filipino people that this will be a clean election. Sabihin ko sa Comelec na i-deputize personally ako [I'm telling the Comelec to deputize me personally]," Duterte said in a speech before a political gathering in Davao City.   "In the next few months, I will impose the Alunan doctrine. You cannot bring...Keep on reading: Duterte tells Comelec: Deputize me for 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

Duterte tells gov& apos;t officials he has been monitoring flood situation - Inquirer.net

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Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Duterte tells cops to ignore critics of drug war: Never mind the idiots - Inquirer.net

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Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Duterte tells cops to ignore critics of drug war: Never mind the idiots

President Rodrigo Duterte renewed his order to the police to dismantle the drug trade in the Philippines as he assured that they would not go to jail for doing their duty. Duterte told the police to ignore criticisms from human rights groups who have been critical on his administration's war on drugs. "We protect and serve our nations. We have to prepare the world of our descendants for tomorrow. If we cannot do something now sa drugs, your grandchildren will suffer and we would have left a life and a nation to them that is still in shambles," he said in his speech during the 117th Police Service Anniversary at Camp Crame in Quezon City. The President, who said in his State of t...Keep on reading: Duterte tells cops to ignore critics of drug war: Never mind the idiots.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 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

People urged to vote in BARMM poll

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged those living in the proposed new Bangsamoro autonomous region to take part in the plebiscite to enable the government to implement the law that he hoped would finally end the decades-old conflict in Muslim Mindanao. The President made the statement after he shook hands in Malacaang with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Murad Ebrahim as he presented to him a copy of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which he signed into law on July 27. A plebiscite will be held three to five months after the law is approved to legalize the creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The BARMM will replace the Aut...Keep on reading: People urged to vote in BARMM poll.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Let’s talk peace, Duterte Tells ASG, armed groups

President Duterte has expressed his willingness to talk to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and other armed groups in the hope bringing peace in Mindanao. Let’s talk peace, Duterte Tells ASG, armed groups President Duterte has expressed his willingness to talk to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and other armed groups in the hope bringing… link: Let’s talk peace, Duterte Tells ASG, armed groups.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

‘Coup’ steals SONA show

Majority of House members vote to replace Alvarez with ex-President Macapagal-Arroyo, row delays Duterte SONA TEN minutes before the traditional 4 o’clock State of the Nation Address (SONA), solons seated former President now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Speaker of the House. About 182 members of the House of Representatives….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Spell out China strategy in Sona, Carpio tells Duterte

President Duterte should spell out in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday his strategy on the territorial dispute with China after a Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll found that 9 of 10 Filipinos wanted the Philippines to recover its islands in the West Philippine Sea that Beijing had seized, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Sunday. "I think this is a message to the Duterte administration that they have to listen to the people and that they cannot set aside the arbitral ruling," Carpio said. "This is really overwhelming. The Filipino people don't buy the appeasement policy that if we enforce the arbitral ruling, it means war [with China]," he said. "...Keep on reading: Spell out China strategy in Sona, Carpio tells Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Spell out China strategy in Sona, Carpio tells Duterte - Inquirer.net

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Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Bong Go’s ‘no go’ in 2019 similar to Duterte’s stance in 2015

Mobile users report having received a message from an 11-digit mobile number asking Filipinos in a "non-commissioned survey" if they would vote for Bong Go, Duterte's trusty aide......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Jaafar believes bicam version of BBL is not watered-down

    Congress' bicameral panel's version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is not watered-down, Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Chair Ghazali Jaafar saidon Thursday. Jaafar, who is also vice chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) central committee, said this a day after the bicameral conference panel on BBL decided to adopt House's proposed provision on the Bangsamoro territory and plebiscite, which states that local government units may join the envisioned region only if their mother province or town would also vote in favor of inclusion.   The decision came after President Rodrigo Duterte, along with his other legal men, convinced both...Keep on reading: Jaafar believes bicam version of BBL is not watered-down.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Duterte ends BBL impasse: Mother LGUs vote needed for inclusion in Bangsamoro

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – President Rodrigo Duterte told the bicameral conference committee to adopt the provision requiring the approval of the mother units before areas in Lanao del Norte and North Cotabato are included in the proposed Bangsamoro region. In a tweet on Wednesday, July 11, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Robredo tells Duterte to fix the economy after ‘incompetent’ remark

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo said President Rodrigo Duterte should focus more on fixing the country’s worsening economy instead of hurling insults at her and God.  Robredo clapped back at the President on Wednesday, July 11, after Duterte called her “incompetent” and unfit for the presiency. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Duterte tells tourist: Better behave

Foreigners may visit the country free from harassment of the police, immigration, and other authorities but must “better behave,” President Duterte said. Duterte tells tourist: Better behave Foreigners may visit the country free from harassment of the police, immigration, and other authorities but must Source link: Duterte tells tourist: Better behave.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Incompetent? Look who’s talking, Robredo camp tells Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo clapped back at President Rodrigo Duterte for calling her “incompetent” and unfit to lead the country. "Incompetent? Nagsalita ang magaling (Look who's talking),” Robredo’s legal adviser, former Akbayan representative Barry Gutierrez, said in a statement sent to reporters ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Akbayan solon tells SF seniors federalism poses threat to PH sovereignty

SAN FRANCISCO -- Rep. Barry Gutierrez spoke with Filipino senior citizens, including World War II veterans during a livestreamed forum on the West Philippine Sea, Saturday, July 7,warning that the federalism being pushed by the Duterte administration poses a threat to Philippine sovereignty.   "Federalism could break up the Philippines into smaller states that could be more susceptible to China's influence (on the West Philippine sea territorial conflict)," said the Akbayan Partylist representative to the 16thPhilippine Congress. Gutierrez spoke via livestream video to a large group of Filipinos at a senior residence in downtown San Francisco, at a forum hosted by t...Keep on reading: Akbayan solon tells SF seniors federalism poses threat to PH sovereignty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte certifies Health care bill

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has certified as urgent the proposed measure that would provide universal healthcare coverage for all Filipinos. Duterte’s spokesperson, Harry Roque, said the President arrived at the decision during the Cabinet meeting in Malacañang. The Senate and House of Representatives can only vote on third and final reading….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte tells CBCP head: Don t use pulpit to hit me, my policies

The Catholic Church should not use the pulpit as a place to criticize President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration, the chief executive told the leader of the country's bishops......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018